The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had IT Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Architect
London / City of London
Rank 145 148 183
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +35
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.099% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.10% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £650 £600 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £600 £740
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-13.42% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.99 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2794 2904 4780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.26% 95.84% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2221 2267 3678
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 82
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured IT Architect in the job title.

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Architect across the City of London region.

IT Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) vRealize
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Intel
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) MiFID
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Linux

IT Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Intel
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP