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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 126 165 168
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +3
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 26 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.50% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.61% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 22
Average daily rate £605 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £447 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £650 £712
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+17.81% -1.13%
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
2632 4072 4650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 83.90% 80.89% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 3166 3367
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Finance
3 13 (30.95%) Project Management
4 12 (28.57%) Banking
4 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) Oracle
5 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) Linux
5 7 (16.67%) Windows
6 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 6 (14.29%) Java
6 6 (14.29%) ETL
6 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.90%) Front Office
7 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
7 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.90%) Perl
7 5 (11.90%) Unix
7 5 (11.90%) Python
8 4 (9.52%) CRM
8 4 (9.52%) Web Services
8 4 (9.52%) HTML
8 4 (9.52%) SOA
8 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.52%) Middleware
8 4 (9.52%) Hadoop

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SPSS
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Summit
2 1 (2.38%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) HFM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) VLAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
1 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.76%) BigTable
3 2 (4.76%) HBase
3 2 (4.76%) Mahout
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) ProClarity
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) Ant
2 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) JUnit
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Front Office
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Mobility Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Murex Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Strategy Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Azure Architect
8 2 (4.76%) CRM Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.76%) ETL Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
1 4 (9.52%) Middleware
1 4 (9.52%) REST
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) JMS
2 3 (7.14%) MDX
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) jQuery
3 2 (4.76%) SOAP
3 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) CSS
4 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.38%) JDBC
4 1 (2.38%) JSON
4 1 (2.38%) JSP
4 1 (2.38%) OAuth
4 1 (2.38%) SAML
4 1 (2.38%) Swing
4 1 (2.38%) Symfony
4 1 (2.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Derivative
3 3 (7.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Project Management
3 7 (16.67%) Scrum
4 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (14.29%) ETL
4 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.52%) CRM
5 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) SOA
6 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.14%) Content Management
6 3 (7.14%) Data Management
6 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
3 5 (11.90%) Python
4 3 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) R
5 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) CAPM
1 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.14%) PMP
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Calypso
3 3 (7.14%) Murex
4 1 (2.38%) CODA
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos
4 1 (2.38%) Demandware
4 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.38%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) Vertica
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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