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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 150 169 157
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 47 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.79% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.85% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 50
Average daily rate
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£475 £563 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.59% +12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £416 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £697 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.49 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+109.04% -29.48%
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
5463 6690 7160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.48% 92.22% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4023 4855 5145
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 137 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £38.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014, 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 23 (23.23%) Oracle
1 23 (23.23%) Windows
2 22 (22.22%) Finance
3 21 (21.21%) Migration
4 20 (20.20%) .NET
4 20 (20.20%) Java
5 16 (16.16%) SQL
6 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.14%) UNIX
6 14 (14.14%) Linux
7 13 (13.13%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (13.13%) VMware
8 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.12%) C#
9 11 (11.11%) Retail
10 10 (10.10%) J2EE
11 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 9 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (9.09%) Banking
11 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
12 8 (8.08%) Apex Code
12 8 (8.08%) Investment Management
12 8 (8.08%) Scrum
12 8 (8.08%) Sybase
12 8 (8.08%) OO
12 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
13 7 (7.07%) UML
13 7 (7.07%) CRM
13 7 (7.07%) Citrix
13 7 (7.07%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 5 (5.05%) CMS
2 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.02%) Drupal
4 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.01%) Moodle
4 1 (1.01%) Node.js
4 1 (1.01%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.01%) SAS
4 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.01%) IIS
4 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.01%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.01%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.01%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) SaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) PaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Heroku
3 1 (1.01%) Office 365
3 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Internet
2 5 (5.05%) Intranet
3 4 (4.04%) Firewall
4 3 (3.03%) SAN
5 2 (2.02%) VPN
5 2 (2.02%) WAN
5 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.02%) NAS
5 2 (2.02%) 4G
6 1 (1.01%) VLAN
6 1 (1.01%) LAN
6 1 (1.01%) MPLS
6 1 (1.01%) DHCP
6 1 (1.01%) SNMP
6 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.01%) DNS
6 1 (1.01%) SSL
6 1 (1.01%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.03%) MySQL
4 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.01%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.01%) DB2
6 1 (1.01%) Big Data
6 1 (1.01%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.01%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.01%) DTS
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.01%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) JUnit
1 4 (4.04%) Maven
2 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.02%) JIRA
3 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.01%) Grunt
General
1 22 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Retail
3 9 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Publishing
6 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) .NET
2 10 (10.10%) J2EE
3 7 (7.07%) Visualforce
4 6 (6.06%) Mason
5 5 (5.05%) HTML
5 5 (5.05%) SOAP
5 5 (5.05%) Web Services
6 4 (4.04%) Struts
6 4 (4.04%) CSS
6 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.04%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.04%) Spring
6 4 (4.04%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.04%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (4.04%) JPA
6 4 (4.04%) HTML5
6 4 (4.04%) REST
7 3 (3.03%) CSS3
7 3 (3.03%) Ajax
7 3 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Open Source
2 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.02%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.02%) Clustering
3 2 (2.02%) PACS
3 2 (2.02%) User Experience
4 1 (1.01%) CESG
4 1 (1.01%) RIA
4 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.01%) NHS
4 1 (1.01%) W3C
4 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.01%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Windows
2 14 (14.14%) Linux
2 14 (14.14%) UNIX
3 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.02%) AIX
4 2 (2.02%) Solaris
5 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.01%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Migration
2 13 (13.13%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.08%) Scrum
4 8 (8.08%) OO
4 8 (8.08%) E-Commerce
4 8 (8.08%) Investment Management
5 7 (7.07%) Data Migration
5 7 (7.07%) UML
5 7 (7.07%) Project Management
5 7 (7.07%) TDD
5 7 (7.07%) TOGAF
5 7 (7.07%) CRM
6 6 (6.06%) Data Management
7 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.05%) MVC
7 5 (5.05%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.20%) Java
2 16 (16.16%) SQL
3 12 (12.12%) C#
4 8 (8.08%) Apex Code
5 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.04%) PHP
6 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.03%) Ruby
7 2 (2.02%) Scala
7 2 (2.02%) Python
7 2 (2.02%) XAML
7 2 (2.02%) C++
8 1 (1.01%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.01%) R
8 1 (1.01%) SOQL
8 1 (1.01%) SOSL
8 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PMP
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) CISM
4 1 (1.01%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.01%) MCITP
4 1 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) CCIE
4 1 (1.01%) CCNP
4 1 (1.01%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.02%) XenApp
4 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.03%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) SCOM
2 2 (2.02%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.01%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.01%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Oracle
2 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.13%) VMware
4 9 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (8.08%) Sybase
6 7 (7.07%) Citrix
7 6 (6.06%) Business Objects
8 5 (5.05%) Informatica
8 5 (5.05%) hybris
9 4 (4.04%) HP
9 4 (4.04%) Cisco
9 4 (4.04%) IBM
10 3 (3.03%) Sun
10 3 (3.03%) Sitecore
11 2 (2.02%) BMC
11 2 (2.02%) Remedy
11 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.01%) CODA
12 1 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (1.01%) Veritas
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