The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Technical Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Solution Architect
Rank 171 184 203
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 4 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.043% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.045% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £725 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £519 £508
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +2.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £43.98
% change year-on-year
- -25.57%
Technical Solutions Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

Technical Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Technical Solutions Architect
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 Solutions Architect across the City of London region.

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Technical Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Solutions Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Technical Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Technical Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Technical Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Equities
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Business Development
2 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (50.00%) MiFID
2 3 (50.00%) Fintech
3 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) ATG
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) GIS
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica

Technical Solutions Architect Skill Set
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 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) Drupal
1 1 (16.67%) Joomla!
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Boomi
1 1 (16.67%) Force.com
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Equities
1 3 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
1 3 (50.00%) Data Management
1 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) RUP
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) MiFID
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ATG
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Talend