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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 135 152 175
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 28 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.91% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.14% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 28
Median daily rate £550 £545 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.91% +11.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £780 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £475 £453
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +4.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
2820 4645 4785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.84% 79.98% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2312 3659 3593
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 11 (22.92%) Banking
4 11 (22.92%) Java
5 10 (20.83%) .NET
6 8 (16.67%) Windows
6 8 (16.67%) CRM
7 6 (12.50%) Investment Banking
7 6 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 6 (12.50%) People Management
8 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
8 5 (10.42%) SDLC
8 5 (10.42%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (10.42%) SQL
8 5 (10.42%) Oracle
8 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (8.33%) Degree
9 4 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (8.33%) Security Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) REST
9 4 (8.33%) Informatica
9 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%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) IaaS
3 2 (4.17%) Google Apps
3 2 (4.17%) Office 365
3 2 (4.17%) PaaS
3 2 (4.17%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Boomi
4 1 (2.08%) Force.com
4 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LAN
1 3 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) NAS
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) VoIP
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
2 2 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (2.08%) AMQP
3 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) LDAP
3 1 (2.08%) MQTT
3 1 (2.08%) Skype
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%) 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%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (31.25%) 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
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (72.92%) Architect
2 13 (27.08%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.42%) .NET Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (8.33%) CRM Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Java Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.17%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Informatica ETL Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) JMS
2 4 (8.33%) REST
2 4 (8.33%) Web Services
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.25%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
3 3 (6.25%) Spring
3 3 (6.25%) WCF
4 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.17%) HTML
4 2 (4.17%) HTML5
4 2 (4.17%) Java EE
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
5 1 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.08%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Fintech
3 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.17%) Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) Equities
4 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) BYOD
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 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 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (16.67%) CRM
4 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.50%) People Management
4 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) SDLC
5 5 (10.42%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (8.33%) MVC
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.25%) ETL
7 3 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) Java
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) COBOL
4 2 (4.17%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 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
3 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) HDFS
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 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
2 4 (8.33%) 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%) 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%) Teradata
5 1 (2.08%) Terracotta
5 1 (2.08%) Vertica