The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
London / City of London
Rank 134 132 146
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 22 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.60% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.63% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 30
Median daily rate £575 £618 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.88% +12.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £505 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

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
2778 2872 4792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.73% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2248 3700
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 76
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 17 January 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) Java
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Linux
6 8 (17.02%) Windows
7 7 (14.89%) UML
7 7 (14.89%) Oracle
7 7 (14.89%) Migration
7 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.89%) Banking
7 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.77%) IaaS
8 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (12.77%) Kanban
8 6 (12.77%) TDD
8 6 (12.77%) SOA
8 6 (12.77%) Middleware
8 6 (12.77%) Firewall
8 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.77%) .NET
8 6 (12.77%) C#
8 6 (12.77%) HTML
8 6 (12.77%) OO
9 5 (10.64%) JBoss
9 5 (10.64%) Python
9 5 (10.64%) SQL
9 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management

Technical 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.64%) JBoss
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.26%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Magnolia
4 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.77%) IaaS
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.51%) SaaS
2 4 (8.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (6.38%) Office 365
3 3 (6.38%) PaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Force.com
5 1 (2.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) DMZ
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) Skype
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
1 4 (8.51%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (2.13%) Automotive
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
5 1 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
1 6 (12.77%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) SOAP
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) HTML5
3 2 (4.26%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) Ajax
4 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
4 1 (2.13%) Kafka
4 1 (2.13%) OAuth2
4 1 (2.13%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.13%) React
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.13%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Fintech
1 4 (8.51%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.38%) Equities
2 3 (6.38%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Scrum
3 7 (14.89%) Migration
3 7 (14.89%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
3 7 (14.89%) UML
3 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
4 6 (12.77%) Kanban
4 6 (12.77%) OO
4 6 (12.77%) SOA
4 6 (12.77%) TDD
5 5 (10.64%) DevOps
5 5 (10.64%) High Availability
5 5 (10.64%) Open Source
5 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.51%) Auto-Scaling
6 4 (8.51%) CRM
6 4 (8.51%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) Python
3 5 (10.64%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) C
5 2 (4.26%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) SOQL
6 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) MiFID
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (2.13%) Marathon
1 1 (2.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) Apigee
4 1 (2.13%) ATG
4 1 (2.13%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Kony
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Tableau
4 1 (2.13%) Veeam
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