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 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 25 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1531 1602 1748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.36% 6.58% 6.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 7.11% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1116 1199
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £678 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £59.87
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.55 - £44.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 - £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £46.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +31.42%
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
22291 22532 23252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.61% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15700 15338 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 423 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015. 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
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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 +1 319 £550 - 67
Docklands, London +3 16 £578 +2.21% 1
Croydon -13 12 £525 -19.84%
Canary Wharf -3 11 £525 -
Uxbridge -3 6 £453 -15.02% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £488 - 2
Hayes +9 3 £475 - 2
Bromley -2 3 £513 - 1
Ilford - 3 £400 -
Hammersmith -1 2 - -
Enfield - 2 £613 - 1
Paddington - 2 - -
West Drayton +4 1 - -
Brentford -4 1 £425 +4.93% 2
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 679 (21.88%) Finance
2 534 (17.20%) Java
3 518 (16.69%) Agile Software Development
4 476 (15.34%) Oracle
5 378 (12.18%) Microsoft
6 365 (11.76%) Banking
7 309 (9.95%) TOGAF
8 296 (9.54%) Windows
9 292 (9.41%) SQL
10 272 (8.76%) SOA
11 269 (8.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 239 (7.70%) .NET
13 233 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 231 (7.44%) Retail
15 221 (7.12%) E-Commerce
16 218 (7.02%) Web Services
17 217 (6.99%) SQL Server
18 216 (6.96%) Data Modelling
19 214 (6.89%) JavaScript
19 214 (6.89%) VMware
20 213 (6.86%) Linux
21 209 (6.73%) HTML
22 193 (6.22%) Data Centre
23 191 (6.15%) Migration
24 190 (6.12%) IBM
25 180 (5.80%) Scrum
26 179 (5.77%) UNIX
27 174 (5.61%) Data Architecture
28 167 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
29 159 (5.12%) Security Cleared

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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
1 131 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 112 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 85 (2.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 67 (2.16%) CMS
5 52 (1.68%) Apache
6 48 (1.55%) IIS
7 39 (1.26%) Node.js
8 37 (1.19%) JBoss
9 33 (1.06%) Lync
10 32 (1.03%) WebLogic
11 28 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 28 (0.90%) OpenStack
12 27 (0.87%) MQSeries
12 27 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
13 26 (0.84%) MS Exchange
14 25 (0.81%) Mule
14 25 (0.81%) Apache Spark
15 23 (0.74%) Mule ESB
16 22 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 102 (3.29%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 40 (1.29%) MS Office
4 33 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.35%) MS Project
6 9 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.26%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.19%) Mingle
9 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.097%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.097%) SPSS
11 2 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.032%) InDesign
12 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 63 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 11 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.29%) Magento
9 7 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
10 6 (0.19%) Tridion
10 6 (0.19%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.19%) RMDS
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
11 5 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (0.16%) SAP CO
11 5 (0.16%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 134 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (2.74%) SaaS
4 64 (2.06%) PaaS
5 53 (1.71%) Office 365
6 50 (1.61%) IaaS
7 40 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.52%) Force.com
8 16 (0.52%) Google Apps
9 12 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
10 11 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
10 11 (0.35%) GitHub
11 8 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.23%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.16%) Yammer
14 5 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
15 4 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
15 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 155 (4.99%) Firewall
2 104 (3.35%) SAN
3 89 (2.87%) WAN
4 87 (2.80%) Internet
5 84 (2.71%) LAN
6 52 (1.68%) VPN
7 45 (1.45%) VLAN
7 45 (1.45%) NAS
8 43 (1.39%) Wireless
9 41 (1.32%) VoIP
10 37 (1.19%) LDAP
11 36 (1.16%) DNS
11 36 (1.16%) Network Security
11 36 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (1.13%) MPLS
13 33 (1.06%) SSL
14 32 (1.03%) TCP/IP
15 30 (0.97%) HTTP
16 25 (0.81%) Intranet
16 25 (0.81%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 159 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
3 157 (5.06%) Big Data
4 126 (4.06%) Hadoop
5 106 (3.41%) MongoDB
6 94 (3.03%) MySQL
7 81 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 75 (2.42%) Oracle Database
9 69 (2.22%) Relational Database
10 54 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 41 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 41 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 37 (1.19%) HBase
14 34 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (1.00%) RDBMS
16 26 (0.84%) Redis
16 26 (0.84%) QlikView
17 23 (0.74%) Apache Hive
17 23 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 64 (2.06%) Jenkins
2 40 (1.29%) Selenium
3 33 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 32 (1.03%) JIRA
5 30 (0.97%) Maven
6 24 (0.77%) ERwin
7 23 (0.74%) JUnit
8 20 (0.64%) TeamCity
9 18 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (0.58%) Axure RP
10 15 (0.48%) WebDriver
11 14 (0.45%) Subversion
11 14 (0.45%) Ant
12 12 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 12 (0.39%) SpecFlow
13 11 (0.35%) Hudson
13 11 (0.35%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.29%) JMeter
14 9 (0.29%) RSpec
14 9 (0.29%) Gerrit
General
1 679 (21.88%) Finance
2 365 (11.76%) Banking
3 231 (7.44%) Retail
4 137 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 130 (4.19%) Investment Banking
6 85 (2.74%) Marketing
7 43 (1.39%) Legal
8 40 (1.29%) Publishing
9 29 (0.93%) Law
9 29 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 26 (0.84%) Billing
11 25 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 24 (0.77%) Advertising
13 22 (0.71%) Back Office
14 20 (0.64%) Games
15 19 (0.61%) Front Office
16 18 (0.58%) Retail Banking
17 17 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
17 17 (0.55%) Manufacturing
18 12 (0.39%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (7.70%) .NET
2 218 (7.02%) Web Services
3 209 (6.73%) HTML
4 136 (4.38%) Middleware
5 127 (4.09%) CSS
5 127 (4.09%) HTML5
6 125 (4.03%) J2EE
7 110 (3.54%) XML
8 86 (2.77%) JSON
9 84 (2.71%) REST
10 73 (2.35%) RESTful
10 73 (2.35%) Spring
11 70 (2.26%) Ajax
12 63 (2.03%) SOAP
13 58 (1.87%) ASP.NET
14 57 (1.84%) CSS3
14 57 (1.84%) AngularJS
15 44 (1.42%) jQuery
15 44 (1.42%) Ruby on Rails
16 39 (1.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 193 (6.22%) Data Centre
2 134 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (3.29%) User Experience
4 78 (2.51%) Mobile App
5 67 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 66 (2.13%) Data Integration
7 45 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 33 (1.06%) Reference Data
8 33 (1.06%) Public Cloud
9 30 (0.97%) Clustering
10 29 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 27 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 27 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 27 (0.87%) Credit Risk
11 27 (0.87%) PKI
12 26 (0.84%) Visualisation
13 25 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 25 (0.81%) Mainframe
14 24 (0.77%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 296 (9.54%) Windows
2 213 (6.86%) Linux
3 179 (5.77%) UNIX
4 76 (2.45%) Apple iOS
5 72 (2.32%) Android
6 50 (1.61%) AIX
7 45 (1.45%) Solaris
8 30 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
10 23 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.42%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.35%) CentOS
15 9 (0.29%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.26%) MVS
17 7 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (16.69%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (9.95%) TOGAF
3 272 (8.76%) SOA
4 269 (8.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 233 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 221 (7.12%) E-Commerce
7 216 (6.96%) Data Modelling
8 191 (6.15%) Migration
9 180 (5.80%) Scrum
10 174 (5.61%) Data Architecture
11 167 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
12 157 (5.06%) ITIL
13 156 (5.03%) Open Source
14 154 (4.96%) Technical Architecture
15 150 (4.83%) Project Management
16 149 (4.80%) CRM
17 142 (4.57%) TDD
18 137 (4.41%) DevOps
19 130 (4.19%) Analytics
20 128 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 534 (17.20%) Java
2 292 (9.41%) SQL
3 214 (6.89%) JavaScript
4 111 (3.58%) C#
4 111 (3.58%) Ruby
5 50 (1.61%) Python
6 49 (1.58%) Scala
7 38 (1.22%) PHP
8 27 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 27 (0.87%) C
9 26 (0.84%) Clojure
10 24 (0.77%) PowerShell
11 18 (0.58%) Apex Code
12 16 (0.52%) Perl
13 15 (0.48%) C++
14 14 (0.45%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.39%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.39%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.35%) Groovy
17 10 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 159 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 145 (4.67%) Degree
3 113 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 76 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (1.58%) CISSP
6 33 (1.06%) CISM
7 24 (0.77%) CCIE
7 24 (0.77%) CCNP
8 22 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 20 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (0.58%) CCNA
11 15 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.39%) CCSA
13 11 (0.35%) JNCIA
14 8 (0.26%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.19%) PMP
15 6 (0.19%) CISA
15 6 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.19%) MCSE
15 6 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (2.80%) QA
2 37 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.55%) SLA
5 10 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.26%) Basel II
6 8 (0.26%) COBIT
7 7 (0.23%) Basel III
7 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.16%) FATCA
8 5 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (0.13%) COREP
10 3 (0.097%) CESG Infosec
10 3 (0.097%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.097%) EMIR
11 2 (0.064%) MiFID
11 2 (0.064%) HL7
System Software
1 146 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 139 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 62 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 46 (1.48%) vSphere
5 41 (1.32%) XenApp
6 25 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
6 25 (0.81%) Docker
7 21 (0.68%) vCloud
8 19 (0.61%) VMware ESX
9 18 (0.58%) ProxySG
10 17 (0.55%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.48%) NFS
12 12 (0.39%) SRDF
13 11 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.35%) Xen
14 10 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.32%) HDFS
15 9 (0.29%) XenServer
15 9 (0.29%) Varnish
15 9 (0.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 59 (1.90%) Puppet
2 52 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (1.00%) Ansible
4 29 (0.93%) SCCM
5 18 (0.58%) Tivoli
6 17 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 17 (0.55%) Salt
7 15 (0.48%) BladeLogic
8 14 (0.45%) SCOM
8 14 (0.45%) Control-M
9 9 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 8 (0.26%) XenMobile
10 8 (0.26%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 7 (0.23%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.23%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.23%) Rundeck
11 7 (0.23%) Kibana
11 7 (0.23%) logstash
12 6 (0.19%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 476 (15.34%) Oracle
2 378 (12.18%) Microsoft
3 214 (6.89%) VMware
4 190 (6.12%) IBM
5 158 (5.09%) Cisco
6 140 (4.51%) SAP
7 105 (3.38%) Citrix
8 84 (2.71%) Adobe
9 77 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
10 73 (2.35%) HP
11 60 (1.93%) NetApp
12 55 (1.77%) Informatica
13 51 (1.64%) Pega
14 48 (1.55%) TIBCO
15 47 (1.51%) CheckPoint
16 42 (1.35%) hybris
17 41 (1.32%) Juniper
18 40 (1.29%) EMC
19 37 (1.19%) ATG
20 35 (1.13%) Red Hat
London
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Posted: 57 minutes ago
Central London / West End
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Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Etherington-Smith Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: Unspecified Rate dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £685 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £575 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
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Involved Solutions Ltd
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