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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 155 173 173
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 41 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.53% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.69% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 39
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£513 £545 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £653 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%
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
4239 4497 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.59% 77.43% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3360 3351 4122
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 70
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.44 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.40% -0.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.95 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.15 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.23%) .NET
3 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
3 27 (30.68%) SOA
4 25 (28.41%) Finance
5 24 (27.27%) Java
6 23 (26.14%) Banking
7 22 (25.00%) SQL
8 20 (22.73%) Oracle
8 20 (22.73%) Degree
9 18 (20.45%) Windows
10 17 (19.32%) PRINCE2
10 17 (19.32%) Middleware
10 17 (19.32%) Scrum
11 16 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (18.18%) Project Management
11 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 15 (17.05%) C#
12 15 (17.05%) Relational Database
13 14 (15.91%) HTML
13 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
13 14 (15.91%) SOAP
14 13 (14.77%) Active Directory
14 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET
15 12 (13.64%) UNIX
15 12 (13.64%) Linux
15 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
15 12 (13.64%) REST
16 11 (12.50%) OO
16 11 (12.50%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.41%) IIS
4 3 (3.41%) JBoss
5 2 (2.27%) CMS
5 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.27%) Node.js
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.14%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Taleo
2 1 (1.14%) Force.com
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) SAN
2 6 (6.82%) Intranet
2 6 (6.82%) LAN
2 6 (6.82%) Firewall
3 5 (5.68%) Wireless
3 5 (5.68%) LDAP
3 5 (5.68%) VoIP
4 4 (4.55%) DNS
4 4 (4.55%) NAS
5 3 (3.41%) VPN
5 3 (3.41%) IPsec
5 3 (3.41%) Internet
5 3 (3.41%) WAN
5 3 (3.41%) DHCP
6 2 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.27%) Network Security
6 2 (2.27%) DDNS
6 2 (2.27%) DSL
7 1 (1.14%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.05%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.95%) DTS
5 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.95%) EDRMS
6 6 (6.82%) MS Access
6 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
8 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (3.41%) DB2
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) TeamCity
2 9 (10.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.41%) Maven
3 3 (3.41%) Ant
3 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.41%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.41%) Selenium
3 3 (3.41%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.27%) NUnit
4 2 (2.27%) Subversion
4 2 (2.27%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.27%) Grunt
4 2 (2.27%) JSHint
4 2 (2.27%) Bower
4 2 (2.27%) FxCop
4 2 (2.27%) StyleCop
4 2 (2.27%) NDepend
4 2 (2.27%) Moq
5 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (28.41%) Finance
2 23 (26.14%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Retail
4 5 (5.68%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.55%) Law
6 3 (3.41%) Legal
6 3 (3.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.27%) Billing
8 1 (1.14%) Automotive
8 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.14%) Front Office
8 1 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (46.59%) Architect
2 15 (17.05%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (15.91%) Technical Architect
4 8 (9.09%) Analyst
4 8 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.95%) Consultant
6 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (6.82%) Designer
7 5 (5.68%) Implementation Analyst
8 4 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (4.55%) SOA Architect
9 3 (3.41%) WPF Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.23%) .NET
2 17 (19.32%) Middleware
3 14 (15.91%) SOAP
3 14 (15.91%) HTML
4 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET
5 12 (13.64%) REST
6 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (11.36%) JSP
7 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
7 9 (10.23%) Entity Framework
8 8 (9.09%) NHibernate
8 8 (9.09%) Web Services
9 7 (7.95%) JRules
9 7 (7.95%) WCF
10 6 (6.82%) HTML5
11 5 (5.68%) Dapper ORM
11 5 (5.68%) JMS
12 4 (4.55%) J2EE
12 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (10.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.41%) PKI
3 3 (3.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.14%) IVR
5 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.14%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) UNIX
2 12 (13.64%) Linux
3 5 (5.68%) AIX
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) SOA
3 17 (19.32%) PRINCE2
3 17 (19.32%) Scrum
4 16 (18.18%) Project Management
4 16 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 11 (12.50%) MVC
6 11 (12.50%) OO
6 11 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 10 (11.36%) UML
7 10 (11.36%) DevOps
8 9 (10.23%) Data Management
8 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
8 9 (10.23%) ITIL
8 9 (10.23%) EAI
8 9 (10.23%) Time Management
9 8 (9.09%) Content Management
9 8 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (7.95%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.27%) Java
2 22 (25.00%) SQL
3 15 (17.05%) C#
4 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.68%) Python
6 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.55%) VBA
6 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 20 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.27%) CCNP
4 2 (2.27%) CCNA
4 2 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (2.27%) PMP
4 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.27%) CCSA
4 2 (2.27%) CCSE
4 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) CAPM
5 1 (1.14%) MCSA
5 1 (1.14%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Snort
3 2 (2.27%) Squid
3 2 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (1.14%) vCloud
4 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Puppet
1 8 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Oracle
2 16 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.36%) webMethods
4 9 (10.23%) IBM
5 8 (9.09%) Citrix
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco
6 5 (5.68%) VMware
7 3 (3.41%) Actimize
7 3 (3.41%) Software AG
7 3 (3.41%) Informatica
8 2 (2.27%) Nokia
8 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.27%) Sybase
9 1 (1.14%) Cognos
9 1 (1.14%) Avaya
9 1 (1.14%) SunGard
9 1 (1.14%) Dell
9 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.14%) Websense
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