The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.64% 6.82% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 8.11% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £470
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £41.03 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+2.37% -25.40%
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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 Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 111 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 96.36% 84.09% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 105
Average daily rate £450 £500 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £393 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.46 £33.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.30% +221.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) UML
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Market Risk
5 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (14.29%) XSD
6 2 (14.29%) XSL
6 2 (14.29%) JMS
6 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
6 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) Mule
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) RMDS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Multicast
1 1 (7.14%) FCoE
1 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (7.14%) NAS
1 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) XSD
2 2 (14.29%) XSL
2 2 (14.29%) JMS
2 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (14.29%) XML Messaging
2 2 (14.29%) JPA
2 2 (14.29%) Java EE
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) JTA
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 2 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (7.14%) Rendezvous
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Market Risk
2 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) UML
2 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) BPMN
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) ABAP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) KVM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (7.14%) Xen
1 1 (7.14%) SRDF
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Axway
3 2 (14.29%) Atomikos
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau
4 1 (7.14%) DataSynapse
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase