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 26 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 148 171 162
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 55 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 0.80% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.87% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 34
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £388 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-21.68% -17.00%
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
5311 6588 6022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.16% 93.04% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4061 4818 4440
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 130 141
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 28 (25.93%) .NET
2 27 (25.00%) Java
2 27 (25.00%) Windows
3 23 (21.30%) Finance
4 22 (20.37%) Oracle
5 21 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
6 19 (17.59%) Banking
7 18 (16.67%) Migration
7 18 (16.67%) Linux
8 17 (15.74%) UNIX
8 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (14.81%) SQL
9 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
11 14 (12.96%) C#
11 14 (12.96%) SOA
12 13 (12.04%) TDD
13 12 (11.11%) VMware
13 12 (11.11%) Retail
14 10 (9.26%) Sybase
15 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
15 9 (8.33%) Internet
15 9 (8.33%) Investment Management
15 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
15 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (8.33%) SaaS
16 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
16 8 (7.41%) Intranet
16 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
16 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (1.85%) Drupal
3 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.93%) JBoss
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.93%) Moodle
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.93%) Node.js
4 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.93%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) SaaS
2 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.85%) Force.com
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Heroku
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) Internet
2 8 (7.41%) Intranet
3 5 (4.63%) Firewall
4 3 (2.78%) WAN
5 2 (1.85%) 4G
5 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.85%) SAN
5 2 (1.85%) VPN
5 2 (1.85%) DNS
5 2 (1.85%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) SSL
6 1 (0.93%) DHCP
6 1 (0.93%) SNMP
6 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.93%) DMZ
6 1 (0.93%) MPLS
6 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.93%) VLAN
6 1 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.93%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.78%) DataStage
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) DTS
5 1 (0.93%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) Siebel EIM
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Grunt
2 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.85%) Bower
2 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.85%) NUnit
2 2 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (0.93%) Subversion
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 19 (17.59%) Banking
3 12 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Legal
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) .NET
2 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.48%) Web Services
4 6 (5.56%) J2EE
5 5 (4.63%) CSS
5 5 (4.63%) Spring
6 4 (3.70%) HTML5
6 4 (3.70%) REST
6 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.70%) Visualforce
6 4 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.70%) WCF
6 4 (3.70%) WPF
6 4 (3.70%) HTML
6 4 (3.70%) XML
7 3 (2.78%) SOAP
7 3 (2.78%) Ajax
7 3 (2.78%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.78%) Open Source
3 2 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.85%) Derivative
3 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.85%) Replication
3 2 (1.85%) PACS
3 2 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.93%) NHS
4 1 (0.93%) PKI
4 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.93%) Clustering
4 1 (0.93%) Equities
4 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (25.00%) Windows
2 18 (16.67%) Linux
3 17 (15.74%) UNIX
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
6 1 (0.93%) Solaris
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.44%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (16.67%) Migration
3 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.96%) SOA
5 13 (12.04%) TDD
6 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 9 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 7 (6.48%) OO
8 7 (6.48%) ETL
8 7 (6.48%) MVC
8 7 (6.48%) Scrum
9 6 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (5.56%) Data Management
9 6 (5.56%) CRM
10 5 (4.63%) OOP
10 5 (4.63%) ERP
10 5 (4.63%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.63%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.00%) Java
2 16 (14.81%) SQL
3 14 (12.96%) C#
4 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.63%) Apex Code
6 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.78%) PHP
7 2 (1.85%) Scala
7 2 (1.85%) XPath
7 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.85%) C++
7 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) VBA
8 1 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) XAML
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) SOQL
8 1 (0.93%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) Degree
3 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.93%) MCSE
5 1 (0.93%) CCIE
5 1 (0.93%) CCNP
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.93%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.93%) MCITP
5 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) Basel III
1 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
4 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) SCCM
2 2 (1.85%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.93%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.93%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) Oracle
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.11%) VMware
4 10 (9.26%) Sybase
5 7 (6.48%) Business Objects
5 7 (6.48%) Citrix
6 6 (5.56%) Informatica
7 5 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (4.63%) IBM
7 5 (4.63%) hybris
8 4 (3.70%) Sitecore
8 4 (3.70%) Adobe
8 4 (3.70%) Cisco
9 3 (2.78%) HP
9 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.85%) ATG
10 2 (1.85%) BMC
10 2 (1.85%) Remedy
10 2 (1.85%) SAP
11 1 (0.93%) Cognos
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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