The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 137 150 173
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 55 51 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.85% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.92% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 34
Average daily rate
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£575 £476 £531
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.73% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £373 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-47.88% +158.18%
Technical Architect
London

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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical 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 Technical Architect across the City of London region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 28 (32.18%) Oracle
3 25 (28.74%) Java
4 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (24.14%) Linux
6 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
6 19 (21.84%) Banking
7 17 (19.54%) Technical Architecture
8 16 (18.39%) SQL
9 14 (16.09%) Windows
10 12 (13.79%) .NET
10 12 (13.79%) Active Directory
11 11 (12.64%) UNIX
11 11 (12.64%) HTML
12 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
13 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
13 9 (10.34%) Web Services
13 9 (10.34%) CSS
13 9 (10.34%) SOA
13 9 (10.34%) Business Analysis
13 9 (10.34%) TOGAF
13 9 (10.34%) Big Data
14 8 (9.20%) Analytics
14 8 (9.20%) DevOps
14 8 (9.20%) Web Development
14 8 (9.20%) JSON
14 8 (9.20%) SaaS
15 7 (8.05%) Open Source
15 7 (8.05%) Apex Code
15 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.30%) Node.js
2 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
2 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
3 1 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.15%) Radian6
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) SaaS
2 6 (6.90%) Force.com
2 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.45%) Heroku
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 4 (4.60%) LAN
3 3 (3.45%) SAN
3 3 (3.45%) VPN
3 3 (3.45%) DNS
3 3 (3.45%) Internet
4 2 (2.30%) Intranet
4 2 (2.30%) WAN
4 2 (2.30%) DHCP
4 2 (2.30%) LDAP
5 1 (1.15%) NAS
5 1 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.15%) VLAN
5 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.15%) SSL
5 1 (1.15%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) Big Data
3 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.90%) MySQL
3 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.30%) DB2
6 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.15%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.15%) MS Access
7 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.15%) Grunt
2 1 (1.15%) Bower
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.15%) Moq
2 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.15%) NUnit
2 1 (1.15%) Maven
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 19 (21.84%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) .NET
2 11 (12.64%) HTML
3 9 (10.34%) Web Services
3 9 (10.34%) CSS
4 8 (9.20%) JSON
5 7 (8.05%) HTML5
5 7 (8.05%) XML
6 6 (6.90%) Ajax
6 6 (6.90%) Visualforce
6 6 (6.90%) REST
7 5 (5.75%) CSS3
7 5 (5.75%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (4.60%) J2EE
8 4 (4.60%) Spring
8 4 (4.60%) Django
8 4 (4.60%) RESTful
9 3 (3.45%) OAuth2
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.45%) Mason
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Open Source
2 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) New Media
4 3 (3.45%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
6 1 (1.15%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) Windows
3 11 (12.64%) UNIX
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.45%) AIX
5 2 (2.30%) Solaris
5 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Android
5 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (10.34%) SOA
3 9 (10.34%) Business Analysis
3 9 (10.34%) TOGAF
4 8 (9.20%) Analytics
4 8 (9.20%) DevOps
4 8 (9.20%) Web Development
5 7 (8.05%) TDD
5 7 (8.05%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Project Management
6 6 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (6.90%) Data Management
6 6 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.90%) Investment Management
6 6 (6.90%) Functional Programming
7 5 (5.75%) CRM
7 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) Java
2 16 (18.39%) SQL
3 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.05%) Apex Code
4 7 (8.05%) Ruby
5 6 (6.90%) PHP
6 4 (4.60%) Scala
7 3 (3.45%) C#
8 2 (2.30%) Python
8 2 (2.30%) C
8 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) VBScript
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.15%) MCITP
4 1 (1.15%) MCSA
4 1 (1.15%) CCIE
4 1 (1.15%) CCNP
4 1 (1.15%) CCNA
4 1 (1.15%) CCDP
4 1 (1.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (3.45%) Basel III
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.30%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.15%) XenApp
4 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.15%) vCloud
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.15%) Xen
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Oracle
2 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (8.05%) VMware
4 5 (5.75%) Citrix
5 4 (4.60%) Informatica
5 4 (4.60%) SAP
6 3 (3.45%) Actimize
6 3 (3.45%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) HP
7 2 (2.30%) Juniper
7 2 (2.30%) NetApp
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.30%) Siebel
7 2 (2.30%) Sybase
7 2 (2.30%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.30%) Eloqua
8 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.15%) ExactTarget
8 1 (1.15%) Pardot
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £800 - 850 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago