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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 148 158 173
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 17 56 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.95% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.17% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 42 30
Median daily rate £525 £533 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.58 - £41.58
Technical Architecture
London

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
2887 4788 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.90% 81.02% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3789 3501
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 11 (22.92%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) .NET
4 8 (16.67%) Windows
5 7 (14.58%) CRM
6 6 (12.50%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 6 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
6 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (12.50%) People Management
7 5 (10.42%) SDLC
7 5 (10.42%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle
7 5 (10.42%) C#
7 5 (10.42%) SQL
8 4 (8.33%) Linux
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.33%) Web Services
8 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (8.33%) JMS
8 4 (8.33%) Project Management

Technical Architecture
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 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) GemFire
3 1 (2.08%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (6.25%) IaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Google Apps
4 2 (4.17%) Office 365
4 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 2 (4.17%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Boomi
5 1 (2.08%) Force.com
5 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
1 2 (4.17%) NAS
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
1 2 (4.17%) VoIP
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
1 2 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) AMQP
2 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) MQTT
2 1 (2.08%) Skype
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) DB2
4 2 (4.17%) PowerCenter
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.08%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.08%) GIS
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Front Office
4 3 (6.25%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Technical Architect
5 6 (12.50%) .NET Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Developer
6 5 (10.42%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Java Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Java Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) CRM Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) ETL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Informatica Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.33%) JMS
2 4 (8.33%) REST
2 4 (8.33%) WCF
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) HTML5
3 3 (6.25%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 3 (6.25%) Spring
4 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.17%) Java EE
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) NHibernate
5 1 (2.08%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Fintech
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.17%) Derivative
3 2 (4.17%) Equities
3 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) BYOD
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (14.58%) CRM
3 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (12.50%) MVC
3 6 (12.50%) People Management
3 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.42%) SDLC
4 5 (10.42%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (6.25%) ETL
6 3 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) SOA
6 3 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) Java
2 5 (10.42%) C#
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) COBOL
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) HDFS
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.08%) Control-M
1 1 (2.08%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.08%) Oozie
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Informatica
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Axway
5 1 (2.08%) BEA
5 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.08%) CA
5 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.08%) DoubleClick
5 1 (2.08%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (2.08%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Netezza
5 1 (2.08%) Talend
5 1 (2.08%) Terracotta
5 1 (2.08%) Vertica