The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 142 136 145
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 20 27 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.78% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.82% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 42
Median daily rate £550 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.70%
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
3056 3309 5472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 95.64% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2624 4179
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) Scrum
4 10 (19.23%) TDD
5 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (15.38%) Banking
6 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.38%) SOA
7 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
7 7 (13.46%) HTML
7 7 (13.46%) SQL
7 7 (13.46%) .NET
7 7 (13.46%) Linux
7 7 (13.46%) UML
7 7 (13.46%) CRM
7 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
7 7 (13.46%) Kanban
8 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.54%) Firewall
8 6 (11.54%) OO
8 6 (11.54%) Python
8 6 (11.54%) Windows
9 5 (9.62%) SOAP
9 5 (9.62%) Web Services
9 5 (9.62%) C#
9 5 (9.62%) Migration
9 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.62%) High Availability

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.92%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) IaaS
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) SaaS
4 2 (3.85%) Force.com
4 2 (3.85%) G Suite
4 2 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.92%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (1.92%) DMZ
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) Skype
4 1 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
1 7 (13.46%) HTML
2 5 (9.62%) SOAP
2 5 (9.62%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) Middleware
3 4 (7.69%) REST
4 3 (5.77%) JSON
5 2 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.85%) CSS
5 2 (3.85%) HTML5
5 2 (3.85%) OAuth
5 2 (3.85%) OpenID
5 2 (3.85%) Spring
5 2 (3.85%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) Ajax
6 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) JMS
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Fintech
2 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Equities
2 3 (5.77%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Scrum
3 10 (19.23%) TDD
4 8 (15.38%) SOA
4 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (13.46%) CRM
5 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.46%) Kanban
5 7 (13.46%) TOGAF
5 7 (13.46%) UML
6 6 (11.54%) OO
6 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.62%) High Availability
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 4 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (7.69%) Data Management
8 4 (7.69%) Information Security
8 4 (7.69%) ITIL
8 4 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) Python
4 5 (9.62%) C#
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) Ruby
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) SOQL
7 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CISM
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.77%) MiFID
2 1 (1.92%) COBIT
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.92%) Marathon
1 1 (1.92%) Mesos
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Cisco
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) VMware
3 3 (5.77%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.85%) Google
4 2 (3.85%) Informatica
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Apigee
5 1 (1.92%) ATG
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Kony
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Nokia
5 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.92%) Talend
5 1 (1.92%) Veeam