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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 143 149 158
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 20 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.97% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.02% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 30
Average daily rate £525 £563 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £433 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £609 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £49.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -30.28%
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
3286 5200 5873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.78% 95.54% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3928 4270
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £34.94 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Finance
3 11 (25.00%) Migration
4 10 (22.73%) Java
5 9 (20.45%) Oracle
5 9 (20.45%) Banking
5 9 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (18.18%) TDD
6 8 (18.18%) .NET
7 7 (15.91%) SQL
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.64%) ETL
9 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
9 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.36%) Spring
9 5 (11.36%) Java EE
9 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.36%) REST
9 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
10 4 (9.09%) BDD
10 4 (9.09%) Puppet
10 4 (9.09%) Scala
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
10 4 (9.09%) ITIL
10 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.82%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.55%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) Maximo
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.82%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Boomi
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) Lucidchart
3 1 (2.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) Neo4j
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.82%) Pentaho
2 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.55%) Datomic
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.27%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) Java EE
2 5 (11.36%) REST
2 5 (11.36%) Spring
3 3 (6.82%) Middleware
4 2 (4.55%) Ajax
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
4 2 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (4.55%) JMS
4 2 (4.55%) JSON
4 2 (4.55%) Kafka
4 2 (4.55%) RESTful
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (4.55%) Sass
5 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.27%) EDI
5 1 (2.27%) SAML
5 1 (2.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.55%) Fintech
4 1 (2.27%) CESG
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) DataPower
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.27%) RIA
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Migration
3 9 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (18.18%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) ETL
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (11.36%) SOA
7 4 (9.09%) BDD
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (6.82%) Change Management
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.82%) CRM
8 3 (6.82%) ERP
8 3 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Service Management
8 3 (6.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) Scala
5 2 (4.55%) Clojure
5 2 (4.55%) COBOL
5 2 (4.55%) Erlang
5 2 (4.55%) Go
5 2 (4.55%) Groovy
5 2 (4.55%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Ansible
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.55%) EMC
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Cognos
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) Demandware
5 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.27%) F5
5 1 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.27%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
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