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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 144 168 178
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 48 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 0.55% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.72% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 22
Average daily rate
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£539 £474 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -13.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £381 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £633 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
4182 4595 4909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.07% 76.87% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3293 3455 3705
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 81
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 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 22 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 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) Banking
3 23 (31.94%) Java
4 22 (30.56%) Finance
5 20 (27.78%) .NET
5 20 (27.78%) SOA
6 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
7 18 (25.00%) SQL
8 17 (23.61%) Oracle
9 15 (20.83%) Degree
10 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.67%) Project Management
11 12 (16.67%) Windows
12 11 (15.28%) C#
13 10 (13.89%) Middleware
13 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
14 9 (12.50%) Scrum
14 9 (12.50%) PRINCE2
14 9 (12.50%) UNIX
14 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 8 (11.11%) OO
15 8 (11.11%) SOAP
15 8 (11.11%) Web Services
15 8 (11.11%) Linux
15 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
16 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
16 7 (9.72%) Retail
16 7 (9.72%) ITIL
16 7 (9.72%) REST
16 7 (9.72%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (6.94%) MQSeries
2 4 (5.56%) Apache
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) SAS
4 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.39%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Force.com
2 1 (1.39%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (5.56%) LAN
3 3 (4.17%) SAN
3 3 (4.17%) LDAP
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.78%) WAN
4 2 (2.78%) Intranet
4 2 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.39%) CTI
5 1 (1.39%) SSL
5 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.39%) WLAN
5 1 (1.39%) DHCP
5 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.94%) MS Access
4 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.56%) DTS
5 4 (5.56%) EDRMS
6 3 (4.17%) Big Data
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.39%) QlikView
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) Maven
3 1 (1.39%) Ant
3 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
General
1 24 (33.33%) Banking
2 22 (30.56%) Finance
3 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
3 7 (9.72%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.78%) Advertising
6 1 (1.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.39%) German Language
6 1 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Publishing
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) Architect
2 17 (23.61%) Technical Architect
3 13 (18.06%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (16.67%) Developer
5 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Designer
6 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (6.94%) Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) SOA Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Implementation Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Security Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.17%) WPF Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Cyber Security Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) Middleware
3 8 (11.11%) SOAP
3 8 (11.11%) Web Services
4 7 (9.72%) REST
5 6 (8.33%) JSP
5 6 (8.33%) HTML
5 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 5 (6.94%) WPF
6 5 (6.94%) NHibernate
6 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
6 5 (6.94%) Entity Framework
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.56%) Dapper ORM
7 4 (5.56%) XML
7 4 (5.56%) J2EE
7 4 (5.56%) JRules
7 4 (5.56%) WCF
8 3 (4.17%) Java EE
8 3 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 5 (6.94%) Fixed Income
2 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Physics
5 2 (2.78%) New Media
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.39%) RMADS
6 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.39%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.50%) UNIX
3 8 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.78%) AIX
4 2 (2.78%) Solaris
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) SOA
3 12 (16.67%) Project Management
4 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
5 9 (12.50%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.11%) OO
6 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (9.72%) ITIL
8 6 (8.33%) UML
8 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.33%) MVC
8 6 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) Time Management
9 5 (6.94%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.94%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.94%) EAI
9 5 (6.94%) DevOps
9 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) Java
2 18 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (15.28%) C#
4 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.94%) VBA
6 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.78%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.39%) VB
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) Clojure
8 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) CCIE
5 1 (1.39%) CCNP
5 1 (1.39%) CCNA
5 1 (1.39%) CCDP
5 1 (1.39%) CISSP
5 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.39%) QA
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.39%) XenApp
4 1 (1.39%) vCloud
4 1 (1.39%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
1 4 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.78%) SCCM
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.39%) Graphite
3 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.33%) webMethods
3 6 (8.33%) IBM
4 5 (6.94%) VMware
5 4 (5.56%) Splunk
5 4 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 4 (5.56%) Informatica
5 4 (5.56%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) Sybase
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) Software AG
6 2 (2.78%) Juniper
6 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.78%) Actimize
7 1 (1.39%) AppSense
7 1 (1.39%) Retek
7 1 (1.39%) SunGard
7 1 (1.39%) Dell
7 1 (1.39%) FatWire
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 6 days ago