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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 162 169 160
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 38 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.74% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 22
Average daily rate
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£550 £494 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £379 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £638 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £470 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.44 £42.75 -
% change year-on-year
-49.84% -
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
4402 5249 4652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.02% 77.21% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3470 3862 3529
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 57 88
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.27% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 23 (32.39%) Banking
3 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.94%) Java
5 15 (21.13%) SQL
5 15 (21.13%) Windows
6 14 (19.72%) UNIX
7 13 (18.31%) Oracle
8 12 (16.90%) Linux
9 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
9 11 (15.49%) HTML
10 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
10 10 (14.08%) .NET
10 10 (14.08%) SOA
10 10 (14.08%) Content Management
11 9 (12.68%) TOGAF
12 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
12 8 (11.27%) Migration
12 8 (11.27%) Scrum
13 7 (9.86%) VMware
13 7 (9.86%) Cisco
13 7 (9.86%) Web Services
13 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
14 6 (8.45%) Investment Management
14 6 (8.45%) SaaS
14 6 (8.45%) Maven
14 6 (8.45%) XML
14 6 (8.45%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) Drupal
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Lync
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) Moodle
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Intranet
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) SAN
2 3 (4.23%) DHCP
2 3 (4.23%) DNS
2 3 (4.23%) LDAP
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.82%) VoIP
4 1 (1.41%) NAS
4 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.63%) DB2
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.63%) Big Data
3 2 (2.82%) QlikView
3 2 (2.82%) DataStage
4 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Maven
1 6 (8.45%) Ant
2 4 (5.63%) ClearCase
3 3 (4.23%) Introscope
3 3 (4.23%) Xcode
3 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 23 (32.39%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Advertising
3 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (50.70%) Architect
2 21 (29.58%) Technical Architect
3 11 (15.49%) Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Security Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Designer
5 4 (5.63%) Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (2.82%) Lead Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Java Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Lead Technical Architect
7 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) HTML
2 10 (14.08%) .NET
3 7 (9.86%) Web Services
4 6 (8.45%) XML
5 5 (7.04%) Spring
5 5 (7.04%) JSON
6 4 (5.63%) JSP
6 4 (5.63%) HTML5
6 4 (5.63%) PhoneGap
7 3 (4.23%) SOAP
7 3 (4.23%) RESTful
7 3 (4.23%) Java EE
8 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.82%) Visualforce
8 2 (2.82%) J2EE
8 2 (2.82%) CSS
8 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.82%) Akka
8 2 (2.82%) REST
9 1 (1.41%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) CESG
1 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (5.63%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.63%) RMADS
3 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.82%) Derivative
4 2 (2.82%) Open Source
4 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) New Media
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Equities
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) UNIX
3 12 (16.90%) Linux
4 4 (5.63%) Android
4 4 (5.63%) AIX
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.41%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.08%) SOA
2 10 (14.08%) Content Management
3 9 (12.68%) TOGAF
4 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (11.27%) Migration
4 8 (11.27%) Scrum
5 6 (8.45%) Investment Management
5 6 (8.45%) ITIL
5 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) DevOps
6 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.04%) Information Security
6 5 (7.04%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.04%) Data Management
7 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.63%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) Java
2 15 (21.13%) SQL
3 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.45%) C#
5 4 (5.63%) Perl
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.23%) ActionScript
6 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.82%) Scala
7 2 (2.82%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.82%) Groovy
7 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.41%) XAML
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) CISSP
5 2 (2.82%) CBAP
5 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
1 3 (4.23%) QA
1 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Oozie
1 1 (1.41%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.86%) VMware
3 7 (9.86%) Cisco
4 5 (7.04%) Sybase
5 4 (5.63%) Business Objects
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) Informatica
5 4 (5.63%) Splunk
6 3 (4.23%) Juniper
6 3 (4.23%) Perforce
6 3 (4.23%) Cognos
7 2 (2.82%) Speakerbus
7 2 (2.82%) BT
7 2 (2.82%) NetApp
7 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.41%) hybris
8 1 (1.41%) Reuters
8 1 (1.41%) Sun
8 1 (1.41%) RedDot
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