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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 140 141 155
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 17 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 1.02% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.08% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 32
Median daily rate £520 £575 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% +22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £495
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £37.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -47.88%
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
3194 5206 5695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.34% 95.00% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2607 3980 4278
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 90 79
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.32 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
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 31 May 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 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Migration
4 10 (23.26%) Java
5 9 (20.93%) Oracle
5 9 (20.93%) Banking
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 7 (16.28%) Java EE
6 7 (16.28%) SQL
6 7 (16.28%) .NET
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.63%) ETL
8 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (9.30%) Spring
9 4 (9.30%) UML
9 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
9 4 (9.30%) SOA
9 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
9 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
9 4 (9.30%) BDD
9 4 (9.30%) REST
9 4 (9.30%) Big Data
10 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) Apache Pig
10 3 (6.98%) Puppet

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 (6.98%) Apache Pig
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.65%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) GemFire
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Maximo
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Office 365
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (2.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) Boomi
4 1 (2.33%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.33%) Lucidchart
4 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
1 3 (6.98%) SAN
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Big Data
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
2 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.98%) Pentaho
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
3 2 (4.65%) Neo4j
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.33%) Infinispan
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
1 7 (16.28%) Java EE
2 4 (9.30%) REST
2 4 (9.30%) Spring
3 3 (6.98%) Ajax
3 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
3 3 (6.98%) RESTful
4 2 (4.65%) J2EE
4 2 (4.65%) JMS
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) OSGi
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.33%) EDI
5 1 (2.33%) JPA
5 1 (2.33%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.33%) WCF
5 1 (2.33%) WF
5 1 (2.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.65%) CESG
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.65%) DataPower
3 2 (4.65%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.33%) RIA
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
1 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Migration
3 7 (16.28%) TDD
4 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (11.63%) ETL
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) BDD
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) SOA
5 4 (9.30%) UML
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) CRM
6 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.98%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
6 3 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Java
2 7 (16.28%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) Groovy
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) Scala
4 2 (4.65%) COBOL
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
4 2 (4.65%) EMC
4 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.33%) Cognos
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) NetSuite
5 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.33%) Perforce
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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