The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 158 171 172
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 43 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.51% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.66% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 21
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £388 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £637 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
Technical Architecture
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4247 4832 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.51% 77.23% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3311 3563 3695
Average daily rate £464 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 57
Average hourly rate £23.63 £23.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.53% -67.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the City of London region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the City of London region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (33.85%) Banking
2 20 (30.77%) Finance
3 16 (24.62%) Java
4 15 (23.08%) SQL
5 14 (21.54%) .NET
6 13 (20.00%) SOA
7 12 (18.46%) Oracle
7 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
8 10 (15.38%) Project Management
8 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.38%) Windows
8 10 (15.38%) Degree
9 9 (13.85%) ITIL
9 9 (13.85%) C#
10 8 (12.31%) Web Services
11 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
11 7 (10.77%) SOAP
11 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.77%) TOGAF
11 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
12 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (9.23%) Scrum
12 6 (9.23%) VMware
12 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
12 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
12 6 (9.23%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.62%) JBoss
2 3 (4.62%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) Drupal
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.54%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.54%) Force.com
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) SAN
1 4 (6.15%) Firewall
2 3 (4.62%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) Intranet
3 2 (3.08%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) LAN
3 2 (3.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.54%) DHCP
4 1 (1.54%) WLAN
4 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.54%) SSL
4 1 (1.54%) LDAP
4 1 (1.54%) CTI
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) MS Access
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.62%) Big Data
5 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.54%) DTS
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.54%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.54%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (33.85%) Banking
2 20 (30.77%) Finance
3 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Retail
5 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Advertising
7 1 (1.54%) Publishing
7 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.54%) French Language
7 1 (1.54%) German Language
7 1 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Architect
2 17 (26.15%) Technical Architect
3 11 (16.92%) Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Implementation Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Designer
7 4 (6.15%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.62%) Security Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.62%) WPF Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) SOA Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) Web Services
3 7 (10.77%) SOAP
4 6 (9.23%) REST
5 5 (7.69%) HTML
5 5 (7.69%) JSP
5 5 (7.69%) Middleware
5 5 (7.69%) WPF
6 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
6 4 (6.15%) JMS
6 4 (6.15%) J2EE
7 3 (4.62%) Entity Framework
7 3 (4.62%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (4.62%) Servlets
7 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.62%) XML
7 3 (4.62%) Java EE
7 3 (4.62%) NHibernate
8 2 (3.08%) JSON
8 2 (3.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.69%) Fixed Income
1 5 (7.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.62%) Physics
4 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.08%) New Media
5 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) RMADS
5 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.08%) Solaris
3 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.54%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) SOA
3 10 (15.38%) Project Management
4 9 (13.85%) ITIL
5 7 (10.77%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.77%) Business Analysis
5 7 (10.77%) TOGAF
6 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (9.23%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) MVC
7 4 (6.15%) Content Management
7 4 (6.15%) Data Management
7 4 (6.15%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.15%) OO
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) SIEM
8 3 (4.62%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.62%) EAI
8 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) Java
2 15 (23.08%) SQL
3 9 (13.85%) C#
4 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.69%) VBA
5 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.54%) R
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) Python
7 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.54%) Clojure
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) CCIE
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) CCNA
5 1 (1.54%) CCDP
5 1 (1.54%) CBAP
5 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) vCloud
3 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Graphite
2 1 (1.54%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) VMware
4 4 (6.15%) Informatica
4 4 (6.15%) Citrix
4 4 (6.15%) IBM
4 4 (6.15%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.15%) Splunk
5 3 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.08%) Actimize
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco
6 2 (3.08%) Juniper
6 2 (3.08%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) Tableau
7 1 (1.54%) SAP
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos
7 1 (1.54%) AppSense
7 1 (1.54%) FatWire
7 1 (1.54%) SunGard
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
PHM Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago