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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 21 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1644 1734 1464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.71% 6.90% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.28% 7.42% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1160 927
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 £375 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £660 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.04% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Average hourly rate - £58.69 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 351 £550 +4.76% 101
Uxbridge +7 15 £541 +27.35% 1
Canary Wharf +21 9 £750 +11.11%
Docklands, London +4 8 £575 -
Brentford -3 3 £405 -24.29%
Croydon -3 3 £700 +60.91% 2
Hayes - 2 £413 - 2
Hammersmith - 2 £488 -
Paddington +7 1 - -
Hounslow +3 1 £525 +16.66%
Bromley -4 1 - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Ealing - - - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 595 (20.29%) Finance
2 501 (17.09%) Oracle
3 362 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
4 361 (12.31%) TOGAF
5 335 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 330 (11.26%) Windows
7 322 (10.98%) Banking
8 320 (10.91%) Migration
9 309 (10.54%) Java
9 309 (10.54%) SQL
10 279 (9.52%) Data Modelling
11 228 (7.78%) SOA
12 226 (7.71%) .NET
13 225 (7.67%) SQL Server
14 220 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
15 215 (7.33%) Retail
15 215 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
16 211 (7.20%) Linux
17 209 (7.13%) VMware
18 201 (6.86%) Data Architecture
19 193 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
20 188 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
21 167 (5.70%) E-Commerce
21 167 (5.70%) Cisco
22 164 (5.59%) CRM
23 162 (5.53%) SAP
24 160 (5.46%) HTML
25 159 (5.42%) UNIX
26 155 (5.29%) SharePoint
27 150 (5.12%) Security Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 155 (5.29%) SharePoint
2 63 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 62 (2.11%) WebSphere
4 54 (1.84%) Lync
5 52 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 51 (1.74%) CMS
7 42 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 36 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 34 (1.16%) Apache
10 30 (1.02%) IIS
11 25 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (0.82%) SAS
13 23 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (0.65%) WebLogic
14 19 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
14 19 (0.65%) Node.js
14 19 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
15 18 (0.61%) Tomcat
16 17 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
17 14 (0.48%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 111 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 32 (1.09%) MS Office
4 25 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.51%) MS Project
6 14 (0.48%) Revit
6 14 (0.48%) AutoCAD
7 13 (0.44%) SPSS
8 10 (0.34%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.17%) Stata
11 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.068%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 52 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 15 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
5 14 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.38%) Tridion
8 9 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.27%) Cerner Millennium
10 7 (0.24%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
11 6 (0.20%) SAP CO
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
11 6 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 70 (2.39%) SaaS
2 53 (1.81%) Office 365
3 50 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (1.47%) PaaS
6 32 (1.09%) IaaS
7 23 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.44%) Force.com
9 6 (0.20%) Heroku
10 5 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
11 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.068%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.034%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 128 (4.37%) SAN
2 120 (4.09%) WAN
3 116 (3.96%) Firewall
4 110 (3.75%) LAN
5 64 (2.18%) Internet
6 50 (1.71%) NAS
7 49 (1.67%) DNS
8 43 (1.47%) VPN
8 43 (1.47%) Network Security
9 40 (1.36%) Wireless
10 31 (1.06%) MPLS
11 30 (1.02%) TCP/IP
12 29 (0.99%) BGP
12 29 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
13 28 (0.95%) Unified Communications
13 28 (0.95%) OSPF
14 27 (0.92%) Intranet
15 26 (0.89%) DHCP
16 25 (0.85%) HTTP
17 23 (0.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 193 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 142 (4.84%) Big Data
4 125 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 114 (3.89%) Hadoop
6 107 (3.65%) Oracle Database
7 102 (3.48%) MongoDB
8 69 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 69 (2.35%) MySQL
9 67 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 49 (1.67%) Oracle Exadata
10 49 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 47 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 40 (1.36%) DB2
13 38 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 35 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
14 35 (1.19%) Riak
15 33 (1.13%) QlikView
15 33 (1.13%) Apache Hive
16 30 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 29 (0.99%) JUnit
2 29 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 28 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (0.61%) Hudson
5 17 (0.58%) Axure RP
6 15 (0.51%) Maven
7 13 (0.44%) PowerDesigner
7 13 (0.44%) Selenium
7 13 (0.44%) JIRA
8 12 (0.41%) ERwin
9 11 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (0.34%) Subversion
11 9 (0.31%) Git (software)
12 7 (0.24%) NUnit
12 7 (0.24%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.20%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.20%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.17%) MSI
14 5 (0.17%) RSpec
General
1 595 (20.29%) Finance
2 322 (10.98%) Banking
3 215 (7.33%) Retail
4 125 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 98 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 73 (2.49%) Manufacturing
7 70 (2.39%) Marketing
8 35 (1.19%) Front Office
8 35 (1.19%) Publishing
9 32 (1.09%) Back Office
10 30 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 24 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.75%) Advertising
12 22 (0.75%) Legal
13 20 (0.68%) Billing
14 17 (0.58%) German Language
15 15 (0.51%) Law
16 13 (0.44%) Games
16 13 (0.44%) French Language
17 11 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (7.71%) .NET
2 160 (5.46%) HTML
3 139 (4.74%) Web Services
4 126 (4.30%) Middleware
5 113 (3.85%) XML
6 107 (3.65%) CSS
7 96 (3.27%) HTML5
8 86 (2.93%) REST
9 82 (2.80%) J2EE
10 76 (2.59%) SOAP
11 59 (2.01%) ASP.NET
12 50 (1.71%) JSON
13 47 (1.60%) jQuery
14 44 (1.50%) Spring
15 39 (1.33%) Ajax
16 38 (1.30%) XSLT
17 36 (1.23%) CSS3
17 36 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
18 34 (1.16%) .NET Framework
19 29 (0.99%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 101 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (3.21%) Open Source
3 82 (2.80%) User Experience
4 78 (2.66%) Data Integration
5 77 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 64 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 48 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 47 (1.60%) Visualisation
10 42 (1.43%) FMCG
11 40 (1.36%) Computer Science
12 39 (1.33%) Clustering
13 32 (1.09%) Replication
14 31 (1.06%) Reference Data
15 28 (0.95%) CESG
16 27 (0.92%) Derivative
17 26 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
17 26 (0.89%) Mainframe
18 18 (0.61%) NHS
19 17 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 330 (11.26%) Windows
2 211 (7.20%) Linux
3 159 (5.42%) UNIX
4 71 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (2.18%) Android
6 61 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 59 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (1.94%) Solaris
9 33 (1.13%) AIX
10 26 (0.89%) Windows 7
11 24 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.61%) CentOS
13 18 (0.61%) Debian
14 12 (0.41%) VME
14 12 (0.41%) MVS
15 10 (0.34%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.27%) SUSE
17 7 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (12.31%) TOGAF
3 320 (10.91%) Migration
4 279 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 228 (7.78%) SOA
6 220 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 215 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
8 201 (6.86%) Data Architecture
9 188 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 167 (5.70%) E-Commerce
11 164 (5.59%) CRM
12 142 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
13 131 (4.47%) Analytics
14 126 (4.30%) ITIL
15 110 (3.75%) UML
15 110 (3.75%) Project Management
16 105 (3.58%) ETL
16 105 (3.58%) Scrum
17 97 (3.31%) Data Management
18 94 (3.21%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 309 (10.54%) Java
1 309 (10.54%) SQL
2 145 (4.95%) C#
3 99 (3.38%) JavaScript
4 55 (1.88%) PHP
5 54 (1.84%) Ruby
6 44 (1.50%) Python
7 41 (1.40%) Scala
8 34 (1.16%) C++
9 33 (1.13%) Perl
10 31 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 29 (0.99%) C
11 29 (0.99%) Apex Code
12 28 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 27 (0.92%) PL/SQL
14 23 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 22 (0.75%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.51%) XQuery
16 15 (0.51%) Clojure
17 10 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 150 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 128 (4.37%) Degree
3 96 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 43 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.19%) CISSP
6 29 (0.99%) CCIE
7 21 (0.72%) CCNP
8 20 (0.68%) CISM
9 19 (0.65%) MCSE
10 18 (0.61%) DV Cleared
11 14 (0.48%) CCDP
12 13 (0.44%) CCNA
12 13 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
13 10 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.34%) CISA
14 9 (0.31%) CCA
14 9 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (0.27%) MCTS
15 8 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (1.30%) QA
2 22 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.68%) SLA
5 16 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
7 12 (0.41%) EMIR
8 10 (0.34%) COBIT
9 9 (0.31%) Basel III
10 4 (0.14%) HL7
11 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.068%) FATCA
12 2 (0.068%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.068%) MiFID
12 2 (0.068%) GxP
12 2 (0.068%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.068%) GCP
12 2 (0.068%) GMP
12 2 (0.068%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 140 (4.77%) Active Directory
2 133 (4.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 60 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
5 52 (1.77%) XenApp
6 31 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 30 (1.02%) vSphere
8 22 (0.75%) HDFS
9 21 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (0.72%) Apache Flume
9 21 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 18 (0.61%) VMware ESX
11 16 (0.55%) XenServer
12 12 (0.41%) NFS
13 11 (0.38%) Xen
14 9 (0.31%) SRDF
15 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (0.20%) PowerHA
17 4 (0.14%) vCloud
18 3 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 58 (1.98%) SCCM
2 43 (1.47%) Puppet
3 37 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.78%) Oozie
5 21 (0.72%) Tivoli
5 21 (0.72%) Ambari
6 19 (0.65%) SCOM
7 18 (0.61%) SCOrch
8 17 (0.58%) Data Guard
9 13 (0.44%) Nagios
9 13 (0.44%) ZABBIX
9 13 (0.44%) Cacti
9 13 (0.44%) Salt
10 11 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 10 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (0.27%) BladeLogic
13 8 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.20%) SCDPM
14 6 (0.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 501 (17.09%) Oracle
2 335 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 209 (7.13%) VMware
4 167 (5.70%) Cisco
5 162 (5.53%) SAP
6 115 (3.92%) Citrix
7 108 (3.68%) IBM
8 88 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
9 75 (2.56%) HP
10 65 (2.22%) EMC
11 61 (2.08%) Siebel
12 55 (1.88%) Informatica
13 50 (1.71%) NetApp
14 48 (1.64%) Teradata
15 44 (1.50%) Adobe
15 44 (1.50%) Sybase
16 42 (1.43%) Dell
17 34 (1.16%) Tableau
18 32 (1.09%) Business Objects
18 32 (1.09%) CheckPoint
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6mths rolling contract
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Executive Resource Group Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £650 - £760 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
ASG International
Rate: £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £450 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: VERY GOOD RATES
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago