The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank 194 223 221
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.083% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.090% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate
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£404 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £516 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £426
% change year-on-year
- +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 -
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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
5382 6662 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.55% 92.27% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3969 4847 5119
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 134 169
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Architect in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Architect in their job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (12.50%) Drupal
1 1 (12.50%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Lombardi
1 1 (12.50%) jMock
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Scrum
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) OOD
1 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
1 1 (12.50%) Content Management
1 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Vertica
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