The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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 Job Titles advertised for the Docklands, 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 14 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.30% 8.14% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.84% 8.82% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 4
Average daily rate
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£550 £556 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -9.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £490 £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £725 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
117 204 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 92.13% 92.31% 90.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 162 132
Average daily rate £525 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £32.16 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Architect
London

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Docklands, London region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Docklands, London region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region that cited Architect in their job title 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 with Architect in their job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Investment Banking
3 7 (41.18%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (41.18%) SAN
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) Middleware
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Sybase
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) MS Project
6 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
6 3 (17.65%) Symantec
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
7 2 (11.76%) HBase
7 2 (11.76%) F5
7 2 (11.76%) SCCM
7 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
7 2 (11.76%) Basel III
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region that cited Architect in their job title 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 with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Documentum
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Project
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (5.88%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) Multicast
3 1 (5.88%) InfiniBand
3 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.88%) FCoE
3 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) HBase
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Mahout
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) MarkLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.88%) Sqoop
3 1 (5.88%) HCatalog
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 11 (64.71%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Solaris
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
2 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
2 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) UML
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) E-Discovery
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Document Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Basel III
2 1 (5.88%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) vCloud
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas File System
3 1 (5.88%) SRDF
3 1 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Ambari
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.88%) Oozie
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Sybase
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) Intel
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) CA
4 2 (11.76%) Sophos
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia
5 1 (5.88%) Veritas
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Nortel