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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 151 173 155
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 47 49 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.69% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.74% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 48
Average daily rate
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£550 £488 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.85% +2.94%
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
5414 6582 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.04% 92.63% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4842 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 168 170
Average hourly rate £18.48 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Technical Architect
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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 24 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 24 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 21 (21.21%) Finance
2 20 (20.20%) Oracle
3 19 (19.19%) Java
4 18 (18.18%) Migration
5 17 (17.17%) Windows
6 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
7 14 (14.14%) .NET
7 14 (14.14%) SQL
8 13 (13.13%) C#
9 11 (11.11%) J2EE
9 11 (11.11%) Scrum
9 11 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (10.10%) VMware
11 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
11 9 (9.09%) Data Migration
12 8 (8.08%) Retail
12 8 (8.08%) Linux
12 8 (8.08%) UNIX
12 8 (8.08%) Web Services
12 8 (8.08%) Project Management
13 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.07%) ITIL
13 7 (7.07%) UML
13 7 (7.07%) Data Modelling
13 7 (7.07%) TOGAF
13 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (7.07%) TDD
14 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 (6.06%) CMS
2 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.01%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (1.01%) Node.js
3 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.01%) SAS
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Stata
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) SaaS
2 3 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.02%) PaaS
3 2 (2.02%) IaaS
3 2 (2.02%) Office 365
4 1 (1.01%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) Intranet
2 3 (3.03%) SAN
2 3 (3.03%) Firewall
2 3 (3.03%) WAN
3 2 (2.02%) NAS
3 2 (2.02%) DNS
3 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.02%) 4G
4 1 (1.01%) DHCP
4 1 (1.01%) SNMP
4 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.01%) VPN
4 1 (1.01%) LAN
4 1 (1.01%) VoIP
4 1 (1.01%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.05%) MySQL
2 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.01%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.01%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (1.01%) DTS
6 1 (1.01%) DB2
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) JUnit
1 5 (5.05%) Maven
2 3 (3.03%) JIRA
3 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.01%) Grunt
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.01%) Ant
4 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 21 (21.21%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Legal
4 2 (2.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) .NET
2 11 (11.11%) J2EE
3 8 (8.08%) Web Services
4 6 (6.06%) CSS
4 6 (6.06%) HTML
5 5 (5.05%) HTML5
5 5 (5.05%) Visualforce
5 5 (5.05%) REST
5 5 (5.05%) CSS3
5 5 (5.05%) SOAP
5 5 (5.05%) Struts
5 5 (5.05%) Mason
5 5 (5.05%) Spring Web Flow
5 5 (5.05%) Spring
5 5 (5.05%) Ajax
6 4 (4.04%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (4.04%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.04%) Django
6 4 (4.04%) JSON
6 4 (4.04%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Open Source
1 5 (5.05%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.02%) Clustering
4 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) W3C
5 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.01%) RIA
5 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) CESG
5 1 (1.01%) PKI
5 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.01%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.17%) Windows
2 8 (8.08%) Linux
2 8 (8.08%) UNIX
3 4 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) Solaris
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.01%) AIX
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) Migration
2 11 (11.11%) Scrum
2 11 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 9 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 8 (8.08%) Project Management
5 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.07%) ITIL
5 7 (7.07%) UML
5 7 (7.07%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.07%) TOGAF
5 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.07%) TDD
6 6 (6.06%) OO
6 6 (6.06%) MVC
7 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.05%) Data Architecture
7 5 (5.05%) Kanban
7 5 (5.05%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.19%) Java
2 14 (14.14%) SQL
3 13 (13.13%) C#
4 6 (6.06%) Apex Code
5 5 (5.05%) Ruby
6 4 (4.04%) Scala
7 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.02%) PHP
7 2 (2.02%) VB
7 2 (2.02%) Python
8 1 (1.01%) R
8 1 (1.01%) XAML
8 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.01%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.01%) C
8 1 (1.01%) C++
8 1 (1.01%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) CISSP
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.03%) CISM
2 3 (3.03%) MCSE
2 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) JNCIP
3 2 (2.02%) JNCIE
3 2 (2.02%) CCSE
3 2 (2.02%) CCSA
3 2 (2.02%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) MCSA
3 2 (2.02%) CCIE
3 2 (2.02%) CCNP
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.02%) ISACA
4 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PMP
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.02%) XenApp
5 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (1.01%) SCCM
1 1 (1.01%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Oracle
2 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (10.10%) VMware
5 6 (6.06%) hybris
6 5 (5.05%) Citrix
6 5 (5.05%) Cisco
7 4 (4.04%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.04%) HP
8 3 (3.03%) Juniper
8 3 (3.03%) Informatica
8 3 (3.03%) Sun
8 3 (3.03%) Sybase
9 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.02%) IBM
9 2 (2.02%) CA
9 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.02%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.01%) Facebook
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