The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 175 164 156
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 33 37 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.58% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.78% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 41
Average daily rate £530 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £413 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £689 £616 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £424
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4894 4772 5858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.86% 75.01% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3590 3637 4126
Average daily rate £450 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 94
Average hourly rate £25.00 £135.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.48% +440.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £135.00 £48.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Technical Architecture
London

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 14 (19.72%) Java
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
1 14 (19.72%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Banking
3 12 (16.90%) HTML
3 12 (16.90%) SOA
4 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
4 10 (14.08%) C#
5 9 (12.68%) SQL
5 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.68%) .NET
5 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.68%) Scrum
5 9 (12.68%) Business Analysis
5 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
6 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.27%) Project Management
6 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
6 8 (11.27%) Python
7 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.86%) Migration
7 7 (9.86%) DV Cleared
8 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.45%) Analytics
8 6 (8.45%) Degree
8 6 (8.45%) JMS
8 6 (8.45%) CSS
8 6 (8.45%) JSP

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (4.23%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.41%) Liferay
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.82%) MS Office
4 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.41%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
1 2 (2.82%) Extranet
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.23%) DB2
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.23%) Maven
2 3 (4.23%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Ant
3 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.41%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) ANTLR
4 1 (1.41%) JBehave
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.41%) Hudson
4 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) Architect
2 17 (23.94%) Technical Architect
2 17 (23.94%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (12.68%) Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Senior Architect
5 5 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Data Architect
7 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Designer
7 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Head of IT
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Security Technical Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Security Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Siebel Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) HTML
2 9 (12.68%) .NET
3 6 (8.45%) JMS
3 6 (8.45%) CSS
3 6 (8.45%) JSP
4 4 (5.63%) Spring
4 4 (5.63%) jQuery
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (5.63%) XACML
4 4 (5.63%) Middleware
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
4 4 (5.63%) XML
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.23%) SOAP
5 3 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (4.23%) REST
5 3 (4.23%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.63%) Open Source
3 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Wiki
5 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) AIX
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) SOA
4 9 (12.68%) Scrum
4 9 (12.68%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.27%) Project Management
6 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.86%) Migration
7 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
7 6 (8.45%) Analytics
7 6 (8.45%) UML
8 5 (7.04%) Content Management
8 5 (7.04%) Information Management
8 5 (7.04%) Document Management
9 4 (5.63%) Web Development
9 4 (5.63%) ITIL
9 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.23%) Change Management
10 3 (4.23%) MVC
10 3 (4.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) Java
2 10 (14.08%) C#
3 9 (12.68%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.27%) Python
5 3 (4.23%) C++
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.41%) VC++
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) RPG
7 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.41%) XenApp
1 1 (1.41%) XenServer
1 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.41%) PowerConvert
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Oracle
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) IBM
3 3 (4.23%) Telerik
4 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) Siebel
5 1 (1.41%) Juniper
5 1 (1.41%) BEA
5 1 (1.41%) BMC
5 1 (1.41%) Informatica
5 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.41%) Vitria
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.41%) Sybase
5 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.41%) Open Text
5 1 (1.41%) Pega
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago