The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 23 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1602 1748 1441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.58% 6.99% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 7.52% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 1199 939
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £59.87 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -24.32%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 341 £550 +3.04% 92
Canary Wharf +14 7 - -
Docklands, London +1 7 £565 +0.44%
Croydon +4 4 £655 +19.63% 3
Brentford +2 4 £405 -14.73% 1
Hounslow +2 1 £525 +28.83%
Bromley -2 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £500 -
Hayes - 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 577 (20.13%) Finance
2 489 (17.06%) Oracle
3 373 (13.01%) TOGAF
4 343 (11.97%) Microsoft
5 323 (11.27%) Migration
6 313 (10.92%) Windows
7 304 (10.61%) Java
8 295 (10.29%) SQL
9 282 (9.84%) Banking
10 272 (9.49%) Data Modelling
11 231 (8.06%) .NET
12 228 (7.96%) Enterprise Architecture
13 226 (7.89%) SQL Server
14 219 (7.64%) SOA
15 210 (7.33%) Linux
16 208 (7.26%) VMware
17 203 (7.08%) Retail
18 197 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
19 191 (6.66%) Data Architecture
20 187 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
21 185 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
22 173 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
23 167 (5.83%) Security Cleared
24 165 (5.76%) Cisco
25 163 (5.69%) SAP
26 158 (5.51%) HTML
26 158 (5.51%) CRM
27 156 (5.44%) E-Commerce
28 151 (5.27%) Web Services
29 147 (5.13%) ITIL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 146 (5.09%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.23%) MS Exchange
3 58 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 54 (1.88%) Lync
5 53 (1.85%) CMS
6 46 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 44 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 41 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 33 (1.15%) Apache
10 29 (1.01%) IIS
11 23 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (0.77%) SAS
13 21 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (0.70%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
15 19 (0.66%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
16 17 (0.59%) Node.js
17 16 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 116 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 30 (1.05%) MS Office
4 21 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.49%) MS Project
6 12 (0.42%) AutoCAD
6 12 (0.42%) Revit
7 10 (0.35%) SPSS
8 8 (0.28%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.24%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.17%) Stata
12 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.070%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 58 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
4 16 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 16 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (0.56%) SAP CO
5 14 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 13 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
6 13 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.38%) Tridion
8 9 (0.31%) SAP SD
8 9 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.28%) Cerner Millennium
10 7 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
11 6 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 76 (2.65%) SaaS
2 53 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (1.81%) Office 365
4 48 (1.67%) PaaS
5 44 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (1.22%) IaaS
7 27 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.42%) Force.com
9 6 (0.21%) Heroku
10 5 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.035%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 129 (4.50%) SAN
2 118 (4.12%) Firewall
3 105 (3.66%) WAN
4 99 (3.45%) LAN
5 61 (2.13%) Internet
6 53 (1.85%) NAS
7 48 (1.67%) DNS
8 40 (1.40%) VPN
8 40 (1.40%) Network Security
9 39 (1.36%) Wireless
10 35 (1.22%) TCP/IP
11 27 (0.94%) HTTP
11 27 (0.94%) MPLS
11 27 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
12 25 (0.87%) Intranet
13 24 (0.84%) DHCP
13 24 (0.84%) Unified Communications
14 22 (0.77%) SSL
14 22 (0.77%) BGP
15 21 (0.73%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 187 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 125 (4.36%) NoSQL
4 122 (4.26%) Big Data
5 113 (3.94%) Oracle Database
6 96 (3.35%) Hadoop
7 95 (3.31%) MongoDB
8 78 (2.72%) Relational Database
9 68 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 64 (2.23%) MySQL
11 54 (1.88%) RDBMS
12 47 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 43 (1.50%) Oracle Exadata
15 36 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 35 (1.22%) DB2
17 32 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
18 30 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 28 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 34 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 32 (1.12%) JUnit
3 25 (0.87%) Jenkins
4 24 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (0.59%) Hudson
6 16 (0.56%) Maven
6 16 (0.56%) PowerDesigner
7 13 (0.45%) JIRA
7 13 (0.45%) Axure RP
8 12 (0.42%) Selenium
8 12 (0.42%) ERwin
9 11 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
10 8 (0.28%) Git (software)
10 8 (0.28%) Subversion
11 7 (0.24%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.21%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.21%) Ant
13 5 (0.17%) NUnit
14 4 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 577 (20.13%) Finance
2 282 (9.84%) Banking
3 203 (7.08%) Retail
4 110 (3.84%) Investment Banking
5 94 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 64 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 63 (2.20%) Marketing
8 37 (1.29%) Publishing
9 36 (1.26%) Back Office
10 32 (1.12%) Front Office
11 29 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.73%) Advertising
13 20 (0.70%) Legal
14 19 (0.66%) German Language
15 18 (0.63%) Billing
16 16 (0.56%) Law
17 13 (0.45%) French Language
17 13 (0.45%) General Ledger
18 12 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (8.06%) .NET
2 158 (5.51%) HTML
3 151 (5.27%) Web Services
4 138 (4.82%) Middleware
5 111 (3.87%) XML
6 109 (3.80%) CSS
7 99 (3.45%) HTML5
8 89 (3.11%) REST
9 77 (2.69%) J2EE
10 75 (2.62%) SOAP
11 60 (2.09%) JSON
12 54 (1.88%) ASP.NET
13 49 (1.71%) Ajax
14 48 (1.67%) Spring
15 47 (1.64%) CSS3
16 46 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
17 40 (1.40%) .NET Framework
18 39 (1.36%) XSLT
18 39 (1.36%) jQuery
19 28 (0.98%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 91 (3.18%) Open Source
2 87 (3.04%) Data Integration
3 75 (2.62%) Management Information System
4 57 (1.99%) Mobile App
5 48 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (1.43%) Clustering
7 39 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 39 (1.36%) FMCG
8 38 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 37 (1.29%) Visualisation
10 32 (1.12%) Replication
11 28 (0.98%) CESG
11 28 (0.98%) Reference Data
12 27 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
12 27 (0.94%) Derivative
13 25 (0.87%) Mainframe
14 22 (0.77%) NHS
15 21 (0.73%) PKI
16 16 (0.56%) PACS
17 15 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 313 (10.92%) Windows
2 210 (7.33%) Linux
3 140 (4.88%) UNIX
4 71 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (2.27%) Android
6 63 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 58 (2.02%) Solaris
8 57 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.12%) AIX
10 31 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (1.01%) Windows 7
12 25 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.59%) Debian
13 17 (0.59%) CentOS
14 12 (0.42%) VME
14 12 (0.42%) MVS
15 10 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.28%) SUSE
16 8 (0.28%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (13.01%) TOGAF
2 323 (11.27%) Migration
3 272 (9.49%) Data Modelling
4 228 (7.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 219 (7.64%) SOA
6 197 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
7 191 (6.66%) Data Architecture
8 185 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 173 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 158 (5.51%) CRM
11 156 (5.44%) E-Commerce
12 147 (5.13%) ITIL
13 142 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
14 114 (3.98%) Project Management
15 111 (3.87%) Analytics
16 108 (3.77%) ETL
16 108 (3.77%) Scrum
17 103 (3.59%) UML
18 99 (3.45%) Data Migration
19 96 (3.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (10.61%) Java
2 295 (10.29%) SQL
3 141 (4.92%) C#
4 81 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 61 (2.13%) Ruby
6 51 (1.78%) PHP
7 47 (1.64%) Scala
8 46 (1.61%) Python
9 35 (1.22%) C++
10 32 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 31 (1.08%) C
12 29 (1.01%) Perl
13 28 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 26 (0.91%) Apex Code
15 23 (0.80%) PL/SQL
16 19 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 18 (0.63%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.56%) XQuery
19 11 (0.38%) XPath
20 10 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 167 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 115 (4.01%) Degree
3 113 (3.94%) SC Cleared
4 48 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (1.47%) CISSP
6 36 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (1.08%) CCIE
8 27 (0.94%) CISM
9 21 (0.73%) CCNP
10 20 (0.70%) MCSE
11 19 (0.66%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.42%) CCNA
12 12 (0.42%) CCDP
13 10 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
14 9 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (0.28%) CISA
16 7 (0.24%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.24%) MCSA
16 7 (0.24%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (1.29%) QA
2 28 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 21 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.70%) SLA
4 20 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.45%) EMIR
7 10 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.31%) Basel III
9 8 (0.28%) COBIT
10 4 (0.14%) HL7
10 4 (0.14%) FATCA
11 3 (0.10%) MiFID
11 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.070%) GxP
12 2 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.070%) GCP
12 2 (0.070%) GMP
12 2 (0.070%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 146 (5.09%) Active Directory
2 132 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 53 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
5 43 (1.50%) XenApp
6 27 (0.94%) vSphere
7 22 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 20 (0.70%) VMware ESX
9 16 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 16 (0.56%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.56%) HDFS
10 14 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.38%) NFS
11 11 (0.38%) Xen
12 8 (0.28%) SRDF
13 7 (0.24%) XenServer
13 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.17%) PowerHA
15 3 (0.10%) KVM
15 3 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (1.74%) SCCM
2 48 (1.67%) Puppet
3 40 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (0.73%) Tivoli
5 19 (0.66%) SCOM
6 18 (0.63%) Oozie
7 17 (0.59%) SCOrch
7 17 (0.59%) Data Guard
8 16 (0.56%) Ambari
9 12 (0.42%) Salt
9 12 (0.42%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.42%) Cacti
9 12 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 12 (0.42%) Nagios
10 10 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 9 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.28%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.21%) Control-M
13 6 (0.21%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 489 (17.06%) Oracle
2 343 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 208 (7.26%) VMware
4 165 (5.76%) Cisco
5 163 (5.69%) SAP
6 105 (3.66%) IBM
7 104 (3.63%) Citrix
8 85 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
9 75 (2.62%) HP
10 62 (2.16%) EMC
11 61 (2.13%) Siebel
12 52 (1.81%) Informatica
13 50 (1.74%) NetApp
14 43 (1.50%) Teradata
15 40 (1.40%) Dell
15 40 (1.40%) Sybase
16 39 (1.36%) Adobe
17 35 (1.22%) Red Hat
18 30 (1.05%) TIBCO
18 30 (1.05%) Business Objects
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £0.00 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + maybe negotiate higher
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: Flexible for the right candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: 750+
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago