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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 153 145 167
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 31 55 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.95% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.02% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £653 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.26%
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
4780 5413 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.07% 93.31% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3657 3807 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.28 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 20 (23.26%) Java
2 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.93%) Technical Architecture
3 18 (20.93%) .NET
3 18 (20.93%) Finance
4 17 (19.77%) Oracle
4 17 (19.77%) SOA
4 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
4 17 (19.77%) Banking
5 14 (16.28%) Windows
6 13 (15.12%) Linux
7 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
7 12 (13.95%) SQL
8 11 (12.79%) Migration
8 11 (12.79%) Retail
8 11 (12.79%) TDD
9 9 (10.47%) C#
9 9 (10.47%) Web Services
9 9 (10.47%) UNIX
10 8 (9.30%) MVC
10 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
10 8 (9.30%) SaaS
11 7 (8.14%) TOGAF
11 7 (8.14%) IBM
11 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.14%) ETL
11 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
12 6 (6.98%) HTML
12 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
12 6 (6.98%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (4.65%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.33%) Node.js
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) Drupal
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.16%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) SaaS
2 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.65%) Force.com
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Intranet
1 4 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) LAN
2 2 (2.33%) WAN
2 2 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.49%) Big Data
3 3 (3.49%) DataStage
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.16%) QualityStage
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.16%) MS Access
5 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) NUnit
1 2 (2.33%) Maven
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.33%) Grunt
1 2 (2.33%) Bower
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Banking
3 11 (12.79%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) .NET
2 9 (10.47%) Web Services
3 6 (6.98%) CSS
3 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.98%) HTML
3 6 (6.98%) Spring
4 5 (5.81%) XML
4 5 (5.81%) HTML5
5 4 (4.65%) Visualforce
5 4 (4.65%) WCF
5 4 (4.65%) WPF
5 4 (4.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.49%) Ajax
6 3 (3.49%) Spring MVC
6 3 (3.49%) Mason
6 3 (3.49%) RESTful
6 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.49%) CSS3
7 2 (2.33%) REST
7 2 (2.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.49%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.33%) IBM XIV
3 2 (2.33%) Replication
3 2 (2.33%) Derivative
3 2 (2.33%) New Media
4 1 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.16%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.16%) Open Source
4 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.16%) Equities
4 1 (1.16%) PKI
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) Linux
3 9 (10.47%) UNIX
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) Android
5 2 (2.33%) AIX
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
5 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.16%) CentOS
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.93%) Technical Architecture
3 17 (19.77%) SOA
4 11 (12.79%) TDD
4 11 (12.79%) Migration
5 8 (9.30%) MVC
6 7 (8.14%) ETL
6 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.14%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.81%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (5.81%) Investment Management
7 5 (5.81%) OO
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL
7 5 (5.81%) Scrum
7 5 (5.81%) DevOps
8 4 (4.65%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (4.65%) OOP
8 4 (4.65%) CRM
8 4 (4.65%) BPR
8 4 (4.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) Java
2 12 (13.95%) SQL
3 9 (10.47%) C#
4 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.65%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.33%) PHP
6 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.33%) Ruby
6 2 (2.33%) XPath
6 2 (2.33%) Scala
6 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.16%) VBA
7 1 (1.16%) XAML
7 1 (1.16%) Perl
7 1 (1.16%) C++
7 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Degree
3 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) VCP4
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.16%) MCITP
6 1 (1.16%) CCIE
6 1 (1.16%) CCNP
6 1 (1.16%) CCDP
6 1 (1.16%) CISSP
6 1 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
1 1 (1.16%) Basel III
1 1 (1.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) XenApp
3 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.16%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.16%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Oracle
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) IBM
3 6 (6.98%) VMware
4 5 (5.81%) Citrix
5 4 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.65%) Adobe
5 4 (4.65%) Sybase
5 4 (4.65%) SAP
6 3 (3.49%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.33%) Eloqua
7 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.33%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.33%) Siebel
7 2 (2.33%) Juniper
7 2 (2.33%) Informatica
7 2 (2.33%) NetApp
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.16%) BEA
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