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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 147 166 151
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 48 53 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.75% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.81% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 48
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5358 6583 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.63% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3905 4838 5269
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.19 £49.60 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 22 (22.00%) Finance
2 20 (20.00%) Java
2 20 (20.00%) Oracle
3 19 (19.00%) Migration
4 18 (18.00%) Windows
5 15 (15.00%) .NET
5 15 (15.00%) SQL
5 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.00%) C#
7 12 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (11.00%) Scrum
8 11 (11.00%) VMware
8 11 (11.00%) J2EE
8 11 (11.00%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (9.00%) UNIX
9 9 (9.00%) Linux
9 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.00%) Data Migration
10 8 (8.00%) Retail
10 8 (8.00%) Web Services
10 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (8.00%) Project Management
11 7 (7.00%) ITIL
11 7 (7.00%) UML
11 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.00%) TDD
11 7 (7.00%) TOGAF
11 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
12 6 (6.00%) Apex Code
12 6 (6.00%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (6.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Node.js
3 1 (1.00%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) Stata
2 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.00%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) SaaS
2 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.00%) PaaS
3 2 (2.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.00%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Internet
2 4 (4.00%) Intranet
3 3 (3.00%) SAN
3 3 (3.00%) Firewall
4 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.00%) NAS
4 2 (2.00%) 4G
4 2 (2.00%) WAN
4 2 (2.00%) VPN
4 2 (2.00%) DNS
5 1 (1.00%) SSL
5 1 (1.00%) LAN
5 1 (1.00%) VoIP
5 1 (1.00%) DHCP
5 1 (1.00%) SNMP
5 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) MySQL
2 5 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.00%) DTS
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.00%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.00%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) JUnit
1 5 (5.00%) Maven
2 3 (3.00%) JIRA
3 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.00%) Grunt
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.00%) Ant
4 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 22 (22.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Advertising
5 2 (2.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.00%) .NET
2 11 (11.00%) J2EE
3 8 (8.00%) Web Services
4 6 (6.00%) HTML
4 6 (6.00%) CSS
5 5 (5.00%) SOAP
5 5 (5.00%) Struts
5 5 (5.00%) Spring
5 5 (5.00%) Ajax
5 5 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 5 (5.00%) Mason
5 5 (5.00%) Visualforce
5 5 (5.00%) HTML5
5 5 (5.00%) REST
5 5 (5.00%) CSS3
6 4 (4.00%) JPA
6 4 (4.00%) Django
6 4 (4.00%) JSON
6 4 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Open Source
2 4 (4.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) W3C
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) CESG
5 1 (1.00%) PKI
5 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.00%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.00%) RIA
5 1 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) UNIX
2 9 (9.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (1.00%) AIX
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) Migration
2 12 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (11.00%) Scrum
4 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (9.00%) Data Migration
5 8 (8.00%) Project Management
6 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.00%) TDD
6 7 (7.00%) TOGAF
6 7 (7.00%) ITIL
6 7 (7.00%) UML
7 6 (6.00%) OO
7 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.00%) MVC
8 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.00%) Data Management
8 5 (5.00%) CRM
8 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.00%) Java
2 15 (15.00%) SQL
3 14 (14.00%) C#
4 6 (6.00%) Apex Code
5 5 (5.00%) Ruby
6 4 (4.00%) Scala
7 2 (2.00%) Python
7 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.00%) PHP
7 2 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.00%) C++
8 1 (1.00%) XAML
8 1 (1.00%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.00%) C
8 1 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) MCSE
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.00%) CISM
2 3 (3.00%) CISSP
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.00%) JNCIP
3 2 (2.00%) JNCIE
3 2 (2.00%) CCSA
3 2 (2.00%) CCSE
3 2 (2.00%) MCSA
3 2 (2.00%) CCIE
3 2 (2.00%) CCNP
3 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) ISACA
3 2 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.00%) PMP
4 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (1.00%) SCCM
1 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Oracle
2 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.00%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (11.00%) VMware
4 6 (6.00%) hybris
4 6 (6.00%) Citrix
5 5 (5.00%) Cisco
5 5 (5.00%) Business Objects
6 4 (4.00%) Sybase
6 4 (4.00%) Informatica
6 4 (4.00%) HP
7 3 (3.00%) Juniper
7 3 (3.00%) Sun
8 2 (2.00%) IBM
8 2 (2.00%) CA
8 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.00%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.00%) Tableau
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