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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 125 158 178
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +20
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 32 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 0.77% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.95% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 23
Average daily rate £600 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £384 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £622 £637
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £469
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 -
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
2959 4515 4980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.76% 80.58% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 3527 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 17 (31.48%) Finance
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) Banking
3 10 (18.52%) Windows
4 9 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 8 (14.81%) Investment Banking
5 8 (14.81%) Project Management
5 8 (14.81%) .NET
5 8 (14.81%) Java
6 7 (12.96%) Unix
6 7 (12.96%) CRM
6 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (12.96%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (11.11%) People Management
7 6 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.11%) ETL
7 6 (11.11%) Linux
7 6 (11.11%) Oracle
7 6 (11.11%) Migration
7 6 (11.11%) Middleware
8 5 (9.26%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) Front Office
8 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.26%) SQL
8 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.26%) Strategic Planning

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.85%) CMS
1 1 (1.85%) JBoss
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Summit
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
1 2 (3.70%) SAN
1 2 (3.70%) VoIP
1 2 (3.70%) VPN
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) NAS
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.56%) DB2
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) PowerCenter
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.85%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.85%) ProClarity
5 1 (1.85%) QlikView
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Ant
2 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 17 (31.48%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.26%) Front Office
5 3 (5.56%) Law
6 1 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Architect
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) CRM Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Java Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Java Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.56%) ETL Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Mobility Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Strategy Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Applications Architect
9 2 (3.70%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) Middleware
3 4 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) Java EE
4 2 (3.70%) JMS
4 2 (3.70%) MDX
4 2 (3.70%) OAuth
4 2 (3.70%) OAuth2
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.70%) Spring
4 2 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.85%) HTML5
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) OpenID
5 1 (1.85%) SAML
5 1 (1.85%) Symfony
5 1 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Derivative
2 4 (7.41%) Fintech
3 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Equities
3 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) BYOD
4 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Unix
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 8 (14.81%) Project Management
4 7 (12.96%) CRM
4 7 (12.96%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (12.96%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (11.11%) ETL
5 6 (11.11%) Migration
5 6 (11.11%) People Management
5 6 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.26%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) SDLC
6 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.26%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.41%) Security Architecture
7 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) COBOL
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PMP
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.85%) Control-M
1 1 (1.85%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Informatica
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Calypso
3 2 (3.70%) Murex
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) Axway
4 1 (1.85%) BEA
4 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.85%) CA
4 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.85%) Nokia
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Sybase
4 1 (1.85%) Symantec
4 1 (1.85%) VMware