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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 172 180 183
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 31 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.63% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.82% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 35
Average daily rate
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£519 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £57.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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
4486 5485 6015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.96% 76.61% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3366 4051 4450
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 92
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.97 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £53.75 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 21 (31.82%) Java
3 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.21%) Banking
4 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 14 (21.21%) Oracle
5 13 (19.70%) .NET
5 13 (19.70%) HTML
5 13 (19.70%) UNIX
5 13 (19.70%) Windows
5 13 (19.70%) Linux
6 11 (16.67%) Migration
6 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (15.15%) Content Management
8 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (13.64%) C#
8 9 (13.64%) SOA
8 9 (13.64%) Scrum
8 9 (13.64%) Project Management
9 8 (12.12%) Cisco
9 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
9 8 (12.12%) Web Services
9 8 (12.12%) Web Development
10 7 (10.61%) VMware
10 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
10 7 (10.61%) ITIL
10 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
10 7 (10.61%) Intranet
10 7 (10.61%) SaaS
10 7 (10.61%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.52%) Drupal
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.52%) Moodle
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.52%) Lync
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
2 1 (1.52%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.52%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Intranet
2 6 (9.09%) Internet
3 5 (7.58%) Firewall
4 3 (4.55%) LDAP
4 3 (4.55%) DHCP
4 3 (4.55%) DNS
4 3 (4.55%) SAN
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.03%) NAS
5 2 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (1.52%) HTTP
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless
6 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.03%) DB2
4 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Maven
2 3 (4.55%) Ant
2 3 (4.55%) JUnit
3 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.03%) Introscope
3 2 (3.03%) Xcode
4 1 (1.52%) jMock
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.52%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Architect
2 13 (19.70%) Technical Architect
3 11 (16.67%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Designer
6 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (4.55%) Hybris Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.03%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Implementation Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) HTML
1 13 (19.70%) .NET
2 8 (12.12%) Web Services
3 6 (9.09%) REST
4 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
4 5 (7.58%) JSP
4 5 (7.58%) SOAP
4 5 (7.58%) Spring
5 4 (6.06%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) HTML5
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.55%) JMS
6 3 (4.55%) Middleware
7 2 (3.03%) RESTful
7 2 (3.03%) NHibernate
7 2 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (3.03%) Java EE
7 2 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) CESG
1 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) RMADS
2 4 (6.06%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.03%) Open Source
3 2 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.52%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) DataPower
4 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) UNIX
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
1 13 (19.70%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) AIX
2 3 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.67%) Migration
3 10 (15.15%) Content Management
4 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (13.64%) Scrum
4 9 (13.64%) SOA
4 9 (13.64%) Project Management
5 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.12%) Web Development
6 7 (10.61%) ITIL
7 6 (9.09%) Data Management
7 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 6 (9.09%) Investment Management
8 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.06%) Change Management
9 4 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.82%) Java
2 14 (21.21%) SQL
3 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.03%) C
6 2 (3.03%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.52%) Groovy
7 1 (1.52%) Scala
7 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) CISSP
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
1 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.52%) Nmap
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.52%) Nagios
1 1 (1.52%) Nessus
1 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.52%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (1.52%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
1 1 (1.52%) Oozie
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Cisco
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.61%) VMware
4 6 (9.09%) Sybase
5 5 (7.58%) Business Objects
5 5 (7.58%) Informatica
6 4 (6.06%) Citrix
6 4 (6.06%) hybris
7 3 (4.55%) Juniper
7 3 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (3.03%) BT
8 2 (3.03%) Perforce
8 2 (3.03%) HP
8 2 (3.03%) Cognos
8 2 (3.03%) Splunk
8 2 (3.03%) Speakerbus
9 1 (1.52%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.52%) Sun
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