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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 133 163 161
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 29 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.77% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.82% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 33
Median daily rate £511 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £644 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
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
3210 5635 5562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.56% 94.75% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2597 4375 4047
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 91 97
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.66 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) TDD
2 14 (28.57%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) Finance
4 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (18.37%) .NET
6 8 (16.33%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) REST
7 7 (14.29%) Java EE
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (14.29%) CRM
8 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
8 6 (12.24%) SOA
8 6 (12.24%) UML
8 6 (12.24%) Open Source
8 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
9 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
9 5 (10.20%) Coaching
9 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.20%) SQL
9 5 (10.20%) Oracle
9 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.20%) Spring
9 5 (10.20%) Banking
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) Ajax
10 4 (8.16%) MVC
10 4 (8.16%) Migration

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 3 (6.12%) Apache Pig
1 3 (6.12%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Drupal
2 1 (2.04%) GemFire
2 1 (2.04%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) IaaS
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.08%) Boomi
3 2 (4.08%) Office 365
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.04%) Force.com
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
4 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.04%) Lucidchart
4 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.04%) Route 53
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
1 3 (6.12%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
3 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) Big Data
3 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.12%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.08%) DB2
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Hazelcast
6 1 (2.04%) Infinispan
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Maven
2 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
2 7 (14.29%) Java EE
2 7 (14.29%) REST
3 5 (10.20%) Spring
4 4 (8.16%) Ajax
4 4 (8.16%) JSON
4 4 (8.16%) SOAP
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
5 3 (6.12%) Apache Camel
5 3 (6.12%) HTML
5 3 (6.12%) J2EE
5 3 (6.12%) JMS
5 3 (6.12%) RESTful
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.08%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.08%) jQuery
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware
6 2 (4.08%) OSGi
6 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) CESG
3 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.08%) DataPower
3 2 (4.08%) Fintech
3 2 (4.08%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.04%) RIA
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) TDD
3 8 (16.33%) Scrum
4 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.29%) CRM
4 7 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.24%) Open Source
5 6 (12.24%) SOA
5 6 (12.24%) UML
6 5 (10.20%) Coaching
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) BDD
7 4 (8.16%) ETL
7 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 4 (8.16%) MVC
8 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.12%) Service Management
8 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Scala
4 3 (6.12%) Groovy
4 3 (6.12%) Ruby
5 2 (4.08%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) COBOL
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Rackspace
2 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco
3 2 (4.08%) EMC
3 2 (4.08%) Google
3 2 (4.08%) Informatica
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) Juniper
4 1 (2.04%) NetApp
4 1 (2.04%) NetSuite
4 1 (2.04%) Nokia
4 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.04%) Perforce