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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Solution Architect
London / City of London
Rank 150 149 189
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Solutions Architect 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.066% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £538 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +6.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £485
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.00

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
2817 3015 4912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.91% 95.53% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2229 2375 3760
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) MiFID
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (50.00%) Fintech
2 2 (50.00%) Prime Brokerage
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Kentico
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV

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 (25.00%) Drupal
1 1 (25.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Equities
1 2 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) RUP
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ATG
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle