The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 156 166 173
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 55 31 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.54% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 36
Average daily rate £490 £538 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.83% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £465 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.98 -
% change year-on-year
+163.20% -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Technical Architect
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 31 (27.93%) Oracle
2 21 (18.92%) Java
3 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.22%) Migration
5 17 (15.32%) Finance
5 17 (15.32%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (13.51%) SQL
6 15 (13.51%) C#
7 14 (12.61%) .NET
8 13 (11.71%) VMware
9 12 (10.81%) Middleware
9 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.81%) Data Migration
10 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
10 11 (9.91%) Windows
10 11 (9.91%) Project Management
11 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.01%) J2EE
11 10 (9.01%) Ajax
11 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
11 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
12 9 (8.11%) Scrum
12 9 (8.11%) UML
13 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
13 8 (7.21%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (7.21%) Ruby
13 8 (7.21%) Scala
13 8 (7.21%) NoSQL
14 7 (6.31%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.70%) CMS
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.90%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.90%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) Documentum
4 1 (0.90%) SAS
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) Stata
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) SaaS
1 3 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.80%) PaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) IaaS
3 1 (0.90%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) WAN
2 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.60%) Internet
3 4 (3.60%) Firewall
4 3 (2.70%) HTTP
5 2 (1.80%) SAN
5 2 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.80%) Network Security
6 1 (0.90%) NAS
6 1 (0.90%) VPN
6 1 (0.90%) DNS
6 1 (0.90%) VoIP
6 1 (0.90%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.21%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.41%) MySQL
5 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.90%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.90%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Maven
1 3 (2.70%) JUnit
2 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.80%) JIRA
2 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.90%) Hudson
3 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.90%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.90%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.90%) Ant
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Banking
2 7 (6.31%) Retail
3 6 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) .NET
2 12 (10.81%) Middleware
3 10 (9.01%) J2EE
3 10 (9.01%) Ajax
4 7 (6.31%) CSS
4 7 (6.31%) HTML
5 6 (5.41%) HTML5
5 6 (5.41%) REST
5 6 (5.41%) CSS3
6 5 (4.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (4.50%) Django
6 5 (4.50%) Web Services
6 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.60%) Silverlight
7 4 (3.60%) Apache Flex
7 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.60%) Spring
8 3 (2.70%) Play Framework
8 3 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Data Integration
1 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.41%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.60%) RIA
3 4 (3.60%) Open Source
4 3 (2.70%) Clustering
4 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.80%) PKI
5 2 (1.80%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.90%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.90%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Windows
2 6 (5.41%) UNIX
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
3 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.80%) AIX
4 2 (1.80%) Solaris
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) Migration
2 17 (15.32%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
3 12 (10.81%) Data Migration
4 11 (9.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (9.91%) Project Management
5 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.11%) Scrum
6 9 (8.11%) UML
7 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.31%) Data Architecture
8 7 (6.31%) SOA
8 7 (6.31%) OO
8 7 (6.31%) ITIL
8 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.41%) PRINCE
9 6 (5.41%) TDD
9 6 (5.41%) Release Management
10 5 (4.50%) TOGAF
10 5 (4.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.92%) Java
2 15 (13.51%) SQL
2 15 (13.51%) C#
3 8 (7.21%) Ruby
3 8 (7.21%) Scala
4 6 (5.41%) C++
5 5 (4.50%) Python
6 4 (3.60%) C
6 4 (3.60%) VB
7 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.80%) Perl
7 2 (1.80%) Erlang
7 2 (1.80%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.90%) R
8 1 (0.90%) SPARQL
8 1 (0.90%) Groovy
8 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) MCSE
4 2 (1.80%) MCSA
4 2 (1.80%) CCIE
4 2 (1.80%) CCNP
4 2 (1.80%) CISSP
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.80%) CISM
4 2 (1.80%) CCSA
4 2 (1.80%) Degree
4 2 (1.80%) CCSE
4 2 (1.80%) JNCIP
4 2 (1.80%) JNCIE
4 2 (1.80%) ISACA
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.60%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) XenApp
4 1 (0.90%) XenServer
4 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.90%) PowerConvert
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.90%) MOM
Vendors
1 31 (27.93%) Oracle
2 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.71%) VMware
4 8 (7.21%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.50%) Citrix
6 4 (3.60%) Cisco
6 4 (3.60%) EPiServer
7 3 (2.70%) Nimsoft
7 3 (2.70%) ATG
7 3 (2.70%) HP
7 3 (2.70%) CA
8 2 (1.80%) SAP
8 2 (1.80%) IBM
8 2 (1.80%) Sun
8 2 (1.80%) Juniper
8 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.80%) FatWire
9 1 (0.90%) hybris
9 1 (0.90%) Tableau
9 1 (0.90%) Leostream
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Enterprise Partners
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
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Vertical IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum + negoitiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Rate: Excellent + LONG contract
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago