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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 147 158 167
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 42 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.77% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.83% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 25
Average daily rate
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£513 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £381 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £474
% change year-on-year
- +5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +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
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 March 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 28 (28.00%) Finance
2 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.00%) Oracle
4 23 (23.00%) Java
4 23 (23.00%) Banking
5 20 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 20 (20.00%) .NET
5 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (18.00%) Windows
7 16 (16.00%) Linux
7 16 (16.00%) SOA
8 15 (15.00%) SQL
9 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (13.00%) TDD
10 11 (11.00%) UNIX
10 11 (11.00%) Web Services
11 10 (10.00%) MVC
11 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 10 (10.00%) TOGAF
11 10 (10.00%) Retail
12 9 (9.00%) SaaS
12 9 (9.00%) Migration
12 9 (9.00%) CSS
12 9 (9.00%) C#
12 9 (9.00%) HTML
13 8 (8.00%) HTML5
13 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
13 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
13 8 (8.00%) VMware
14 7 (7.00%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) Node.js
3 2 (2.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.00%) JBoss
4 1 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) SaaS
2 4 (4.00%) Force.com
2 4 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Intranet
1 5 (5.00%) Internet
2 4 (4.00%) Firewall
3 3 (3.00%) LAN
3 3 (3.00%) WAN
3 3 (3.00%) DNS
3 3 (3.00%) SAN
4 2 (2.00%) VPN
5 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.00%) Network Security
5 1 (1.00%) DHCP
5 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.00%) SSL
5 1 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.00%) MySQL
5 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.00%) Big Data
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.00%) DataStage
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.00%) MS Access
7 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.00%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) NUnit
2 2 (2.00%) Bower
2 2 (2.00%) Grunt
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.00%) Moq
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (28.00%) Finance
2 23 (23.00%) Banking
3 10 (10.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Front Office
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (11.00%) Web Services
3 9 (9.00%) CSS
3 9 (9.00%) HTML
4 8 (8.00%) HTML5
5 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.00%) CSS3
6 6 (6.00%) Ajax
6 6 (6.00%) Spring
7 5 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (5.00%) WCF
7 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (5.00%) XML
8 4 (4.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.00%) Visualforce
8 4 (4.00%) RESTful
8 4 (4.00%) Django
8 4 (4.00%) JSON
9 3 (3.00%) Spring MVC
9 3 (3.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) IBM XIV
4 2 (2.00%) New Media
4 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.00%) Open Source
4 2 (2.00%) Derivative
4 2 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.00%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Equities
5 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.00%) Windows
2 16 (16.00%) Linux
3 11 (11.00%) UNIX
4 4 (4.00%) AIX
4 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.00%) Solaris
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.00%) Android
5 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.00%) CentOS
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (16.00%) SOA
4 13 (13.00%) TDD
5 10 (10.00%) MVC
5 10 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 9 (9.00%) Migration
7 7 (7.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.00%) Scrum
7 7 (7.00%) DevOps
8 6 (6.00%) Project Management
8 6 (6.00%) ETL
8 6 (6.00%) ITIL
8 6 (6.00%) Data Architecture
9 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (5.00%) Web Development
9 5 (5.00%) Investment Management
9 5 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) Java
2 15 (15.00%) SQL
3 9 (9.00%) C#
4 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.00%) Ruby
5 5 (5.00%) Scala
6 4 (4.00%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.00%) XPath
8 1 (1.00%) C
8 1 (1.00%) VBScript
8 1 (1.00%) VBA
8 1 (1.00%) Perl
8 1 (1.00%) PHP
8 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) Degree
3 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.00%) MCITP
6 1 (1.00%) MCSA
6 1 (1.00%) CCIE
6 1 (1.00%) CCNP
6 1 (1.00%) CCNA
6 1 (1.00%) CCDP
6 1 (1.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) Basel III
2 3 (3.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) Basel II
3 1 (1.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (24.00%) Oracle
2 20 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.00%) VMware
4 7 (7.00%) Citrix
5 6 (6.00%) IBM
6 5 (5.00%) SAP
7 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.00%) Sybase
8 3 (3.00%) Sitecore
8 3 (3.00%) Business Objects
8 3 (3.00%) Adobe
8 3 (3.00%) Informatica
8 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.00%) Eloqua
9 2 (2.00%) NetApp
9 2 (2.00%) Juniper
9 2 (2.00%) Siebel
9 2 (2.00%) Actimize
10 1 (1.00%) Endeca
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