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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 164 172 176
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 31 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 0.69% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.92% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 31
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£473 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £386 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4308 5351 5717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.45% 75.61% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3203 4013 4241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 100 80
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.97 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.08% +9.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.23 £59.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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 10 July 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 10 July 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 (33.85%) Java
2 17 (26.15%) HTML
3 16 (24.62%) Finance
4 15 (23.08%) .NET
5 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
6 13 (20.00%) C#
6 13 (20.00%) Oracle
7 12 (18.46%) Scrum
7 12 (18.46%) Banking
7 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (16.92%) Linux
8 11 (16.92%) SOA
9 10 (15.38%) SQL
9 10 (15.38%) Project Management
9 10 (15.38%) Web Development
10 9 (13.85%) Web Services
10 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
11 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
11 8 (12.31%) UNIX
11 8 (12.31%) Windows
11 8 (12.31%) Content Management
12 7 (10.77%) Degree
12 7 (10.77%) JSP
12 7 (10.77%) SOAP
12 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
12 7 (10.77%) REST
12 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
13 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
13 6 (9.23%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 2 (3.08%) IIS
1 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (1.54%) Liferay
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Intranet
1 4 (6.15%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.54%) NAS
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
1 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.08%) Big Data
5 2 (3.08%) DB2
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JUnit
1 3 (4.62%) Maven
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.08%) Introscope
2 2 (3.08%) Xcode
2 2 (3.08%) PhoneGap
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) Ant
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
3 1 (1.54%) jMock
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) JBehave
3 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.54%) DbUnit
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Architect
2 14 (21.54%) Developer
2 14 (21.54%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (18.46%) Technical Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Siebel Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Java Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) HTML
2 15 (23.08%) .NET
3 9 (13.85%) Web Services
4 7 (10.77%) JSP
4 7 (10.77%) SOAP
4 7 (10.77%) REST
5 6 (9.23%) XML
5 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.23%) CSS
6 4 (6.15%) Spring
6 4 (6.15%) JMS
6 4 (6.15%) Middleware
6 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.15%) HTML5
7 3 (4.62%) jQuery
7 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.62%) Sass
7 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.08%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.62%) Open Source
3 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.54%) PKI
4 1 (1.54%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Wiki
4 1 (1.54%) DataPower
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) UNIX
2 8 (12.31%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) AIX
3 3 (4.62%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
4 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Scrum
1 12 (18.46%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.92%) SOA
3 10 (15.38%) Project Management
3 10 (15.38%) Web Development
4 9 (13.85%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.31%) Content Management
6 6 (9.23%) Migration
6 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Information Management
7 5 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.69%) MVC
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Data Management
8 4 (6.15%) Change Management
8 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.15%) Analytics
9 3 (4.62%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Java
2 14 (21.54%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.00%) C#
4 10 (15.38%) SQL
5 6 (9.23%) Python
6 2 (3.08%) C
6 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby
6 2 (3.08%) C++
6 2 (3.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) RPG
7 1 (1.54%) VB
7 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.54%) MCSA
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.54%) XenServer
2 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.54%) Nmap
2 1 (1.54%) PowerConvert
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Nagios
3 1 (1.54%) Nessus
3 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (1.54%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) VMware
4 4 (6.15%) hybris
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) IBM
5 3 (4.62%) Sybase
5 3 (4.62%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.62%) Informatica
5 3 (4.62%) NetApp
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
6 2 (3.08%) Perforce
6 2 (3.08%) Siebel
6 2 (3.08%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) Splunk
7 1 (1.54%) Telerik
7 1 (1.54%) PlateSpin
7 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.54%) Veeam
7 1 (1.54%) Leostream
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago