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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 158 159 174
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 17 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.81% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.99% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 33
Median daily rate £525 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £398 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £616 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.77 - £32.04
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
3023 4364 4657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.25% 82.32% 80.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2428 3447 3451
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 43 46
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 August 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 August 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 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) TOGAF
3 12 (26.09%) .NET
4 11 (23.91%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.91%) Banking
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
6 7 (15.22%) MVC
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) C#
7 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) REST
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
8 5 (10.87%) People Management
8 5 (10.87%) WCF
8 5 (10.87%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (10.87%) Investment Banking
8 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.87%) SQL
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
8 5 (10.87%) CRM
8 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) SDLC
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (8.70%) Fintech
9 4 (8.70%) Informatica

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 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) GemFire
3 1 (2.17%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) IaaS
2 3 (6.52%) Office 365
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) Google Apps
3 2 (4.35%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Boomi
4 1 (2.17%) Force.com
4 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
1 2 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (2.17%) AMQP
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) MQTT
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.35%) PowerCenter
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.17%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.17%) GIS
4 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Law
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (2.17%) Front Office
6 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Architect
2 11 (23.91%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (19.57%) Technical Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
5 6 (13.04%) .NET Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (10.87%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Java Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Java Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco Architect
9 2 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) ETL Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
2 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.87%) REST
2 5 (10.87%) WCF
3 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (8.70%) JMS
3 4 (8.70%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) HTML5
4 3 (6.52%) OAuth
4 3 (6.52%) SOAP
4 3 (6.52%) Spring
5 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
5 2 (4.35%) Java EE
5 2 (4.35%) Middleware
5 2 (4.35%) NHibernate
5 2 (4.35%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.17%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Fintech
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.35%) Derivative
3 2 (4.35%) Equities
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) BYOD
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) TOGAF
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) MVC
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.87%) CRM
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) People Management
5 5 (10.87%) SDLC
5 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
5 5 (10.87%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security
7 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
7 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) C#
3 5 (10.87%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) COBOL
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) ABAP
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ISEB
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
2 1 (2.17%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) HDFS
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Informatica
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) SAP
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.17%) Cognos
5 1 (2.17%) DoubleClick
5 1 (2.17%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (2.17%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) JDA
5 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.17%) Netezza
5 1 (2.17%) Talend
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) Terracotta
5 1 (2.17%) Vertica