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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 136 164 171
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 57 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 0.78% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.84% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 29
Average daily rate
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£575 £463 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -13.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £365 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £479 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.43% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-39.08% +163.20%
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
5119 5731 5750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.58% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3888 4213 4207
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 79 119
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £44.55 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 26 (28.57%) Java
2 26 (28.57%) Oracle
3 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.98%) Linux
4 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
5 19 (20.88%) Banking
6 18 (19.78%) Technical Architecture
7 15 (16.48%) SQL
8 14 (15.38%) SOA
8 14 (15.38%) Windows
9 12 (13.19%) HTML
9 12 (13.19%) .NET
10 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
10 11 (12.09%) TOGAF
11 10 (10.99%) Retail
11 10 (10.99%) Web Development
11 10 (10.99%) UNIX
11 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
11 10 (10.99%) CSS
12 9 (9.89%) Web Services
12 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
12 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
13 8 (8.79%) TDD
13 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
13 8 (8.79%) SaaS
13 8 (8.79%) HTML5
13 8 (8.79%) Big Data
13 8 (8.79%) DevOps
14 7 (7.69%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.20%) Node.js
1 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.10%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) SaaS
2 7 (7.69%) Force.com
2 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.30%) Heroku
5 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Firewall
2 4 (4.40%) SAN
3 3 (3.30%) LAN
3 3 (3.30%) VPN
3 3 (3.30%) DNS
3 3 (3.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.20%) WAN
4 2 (2.20%) DHCP
4 2 (2.20%) Intranet
5 1 (1.10%) LDAP
5 1 (1.10%) CTI
5 1 (1.10%) VLAN
5 1 (1.10%) NAS
5 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) Big Data
3 6 (6.59%) MySQL
3 6 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.20%) DB2
6 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.10%) MS Access
7 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.10%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Maven
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (2.20%) Grunt
1 2 (2.20%) Bower
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) NUnit
2 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.10%) Moq
2 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 19 (20.88%) Banking
3 10 (10.99%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.20%) Billing
5 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Advertising
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
6 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) HTML
1 12 (13.19%) .NET
2 10 (10.99%) CSS
3 9 (9.89%) Web Services
4 8 (8.79%) HTML5
5 7 (7.69%) JSON
5 7 (7.69%) XML
6 6 (6.59%) Ajax
6 6 (6.59%) Visualforce
6 6 (6.59%) REST
6 6 (6.59%) CSS3
7 5 (5.49%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (5.49%) Spring
8 4 (4.40%) J2EE
8 4 (4.40%) Django
9 3 (3.30%) Mason
9 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.30%) WCF
9 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Open Source
2 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.30%) New Media
4 3 (3.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.10%) Social Media
6 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.10%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Linux
2 14 (15.38%) Windows
3 10 (10.99%) UNIX
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.30%) AIX
5 2 (2.20%) Solaris
5 2 (2.20%) Android
5 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) CentOS
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.78%) Technical Architecture
3 14 (15.38%) SOA
4 11 (12.09%) TOGAF
5 10 (10.99%) Web Development
6 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.79%) TDD
7 8 (8.79%) DevOps
8 7 (7.69%) Migration
8 7 (7.69%) Project Management
8 7 (7.69%) Analytics
9 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.59%) ITIL
9 6 (6.59%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.59%) Data Management
9 6 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (6.59%) Functional Programming
10 5 (5.49%) CRM
10 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (5.49%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) Java
2 15 (16.48%) SQL
3 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.69%) Apex Code
5 6 (6.59%) Ruby
6 5 (5.49%) PHP
7 4 (4.40%) Scala
8 3 (3.30%) C#
9 2 (2.20%) C
9 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.10%) VBScript
10 1 (1.10%) Python
10 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.69%) Degree
3 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.10%) MCITP
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
5 1 (1.10%) CCIE
5 1 (1.10%) CCNP
5 1 (1.10%) CCNA
5 1 (1.10%) CCDP
5 1 (1.10%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
1 3 (3.30%) Basel III
1 3 (3.30%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.10%) Basel II
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.20%) vSphere
4 1 (1.10%) vCloud
4 1 (1.10%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.10%) XenApp
4 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.10%) Xen
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Oracle
2 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (7.69%) VMware
4 5 (5.49%) Citrix
5 4 (4.40%) SAP
5 4 (4.40%) Informatica
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.30%) Actimize
6 3 (3.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.20%) Eloqua
7 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.20%) NetApp
7 2 (2.20%) Siebel
7 2 (2.20%) Sybase
7 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.20%) Juniper
7 2 (2.20%) HP
8 1 (1.10%) Dell
8 1 (1.10%) CommVault
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