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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
London / City of London
Rank 133 135 167
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +32
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 20 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.58% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 16
Median daily rate £588 £600 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £495 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £770 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £56.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-46.57% +13.13%

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
2509 2744 4189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.88% 86.97% 82.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2173 3264
Median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 30
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017, 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 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
3 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) CRM
5 10 (21.28%) Windows
5 10 (21.28%) Marketing
6 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
6 9 (19.15%) HTML
7 8 (17.02%) TOGAF
7 8 (17.02%) Java
7 8 (17.02%) CSS
7 8 (17.02%) SOA
7 8 (17.02%) User Experience
8 7 (14.89%) C#
8 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
8 7 (14.89%) SQL
8 7 (14.89%) .NET
8 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (14.89%) QA
8 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (12.77%) HTML5
9 6 (12.77%) Oracle
9 6 (12.77%) ITIL
9 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 5 (10.64%) Firewall
10 5 (10.64%) Banking

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 4 (8.51%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Chatbot
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Office 365
3 4 (8.51%) IaaS
3 4 (8.51%) PaaS
3 4 (8.51%) SaaS
4 3 (6.38%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
1 5 (10.64%) LAN
2 4 (8.51%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) Converged Networks
3 2 (4.26%) DMZ
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) Endeca
4 1 (2.13%) Essbase
4 1 (2.13%) HBase
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) QlikView
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Grunt
2 3 (6.38%) gulp
2 3 (6.38%) Jasmine
2 3 (6.38%) Mocha
2 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) webpack
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) XMLSpy
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Marketing
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Applications Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Mobile Product Manager
4 5 (10.64%) Product Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Angular Developer
5 4 (8.51%) HTML Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.26%) CRM Architect
7 2 (4.26%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) HTML
2 8 (17.02%) CSS
3 7 (14.89%) .NET
4 6 (12.77%) HTML5
5 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.38%) Angular 2
6 3 (6.38%) JSON
6 3 (6.38%) LESS
6 3 (6.38%) Sass
6 3 (6.38%) SOAP
6 3 (6.38%) XML
7 2 (4.26%) Ajax
7 2 (4.26%) REST
8 1 (2.13%) J2EE
8 1 (2.13%) Middleware
8 1 (2.13%) Servlets
8 1 (2.13%) SPNEGO
8 1 (2.13%) Spring
8 1 (2.13%) Web Services
8 1 (2.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Mobile App
2 8 (17.02%) User Experience
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.51%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (6.38%) Equities
5 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Fintech
6 1 (2.13%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.13%) IPTV
6 1 (2.13%) Linked Data
6 1 (2.13%) Robotics
6 1 (2.13%) Social Media
6 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) CRM
3 8 (17.02%) SOA
3 8 (17.02%) TOGAF
4 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
6 5 (10.64%) Analytics
6 5 (10.64%) Contract Management
6 5 (10.64%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.64%) Market Research
6 5 (10.64%) OO
6 5 (10.64%) PLM
6 5 (10.64%) Product Marketing
6 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) Functional Testing
7 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
7 4 (8.51%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (8.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) C#
2 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (2.13%) Nagios
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Facebook
3 5 (10.64%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Pega
5 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.13%) ATG
5 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.13%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.13%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.13%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.13%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) MapR
5 1 (2.13%) Reuters
5 1 (2.13%) Splunk
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau
5 1 (2.13%) Teradata