The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 17 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1832 1561 1295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.30% 7.00% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.75% 7.40% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1016 889
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £438 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £66.25 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
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
20937 21092 21547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.62% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 14541 15168
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 396 389
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 201 £550 - 74
Croydon +6 25 £535 -6.34% 3
Docklands, London +9 11 £493 -10.36%
Canary Wharf 0 11 £613 +16.66%
Bromley -10 10 £738 +9.25% 1
Hayes +2 8 £525 - 1
Westminster -7 8 £575 - 1
Feltham +5 5 £550 +8.91%
Ealing 0 5 £450 +16.88%
Harrow - 5 £495 -
Paddington +10 4 £550 -
Uxbridge - 4 - - 1
Brentford +6 3 - -
Hounslow +2 2 - -
Chessington - 2 £475 -
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £300 -
Hendon - 1 £400 -
Clapham - 1 £450 -
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 687 (19.83%) Finance
1 687 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
2 481 (13.89%) Java
3 394 (11.37%) TOGAF
4 392 (11.32%) Oracle
5 390 (11.26%) Security Cleared
6 342 (9.87%) Migration
7 334 (9.64%) Banking
8 333 (9.61%) Microsoft
9 310 (8.95%) Windows
10 309 (8.92%) SQL
11 301 (8.69%) SC Cleared
12 288 (8.31%) Data Modelling
13 282 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
14 273 (7.88%) Linux
15 262 (7.56%) Retail
16 246 (7.10%) Enterprise Architecture
17 237 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
18 230 (6.64%) ITIL
19 227 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
20 225 (6.50%) Data Centre
21 223 (6.44%) Web Services
22 221 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
23 219 (6.32%) SOA
24 217 (6.26%) Project Management
25 207 (5.98%) VMware
26 206 (5.95%) .NET
27 196 (5.66%) Active Directory
28 193 (5.57%) Firewall
29 188 (5.43%) Technical Architecture

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 101 (2.92%) CMS
2 97 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 79 (2.28%) WebSphere
4 62 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 61 (1.76%) WebLogic
6 40 (1.15%) IIS
7 38 (1.10%) OpenStack
7 38 (1.10%) Skype for Business
8 36 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 36 (1.04%) Apache
8 36 (1.04%) Mule
9 31 (0.89%) MS Exchange
10 30 (0.87%) Node.js
11 28 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
12 26 (0.75%) Tomcat
13 25 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 21 (0.61%) JBoss
14 21 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (0.58%) SAS
16 19 (0.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 85 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 41 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 32 (0.92%) MS Office
5 11 (0.32%) MS Project
5 11 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.058%) HipChat
10 1 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 64 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.38%) Maximo
4 13 (0.38%) Unica
5 11 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.32%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.26%) Magento
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.14%) BusinessWare
7 5 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.14%) SAP R/3
7 5 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.12%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.087%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 282 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
2 237 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (3.20%) Office 365
4 105 (3.03%) IaaS
5 100 (2.89%) SaaS
6 96 (2.77%) PaaS
7 33 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.58%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
11 16 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (0.46%) GitHub
11 16 (0.46%) Yammer
12 13 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (0.38%) OneDrive
13 9 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 9 (0.26%) Route 53
14 8 (0.23%) Google Apps
15 7 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 193 (5.57%) Firewall
2 105 (3.03%) WAN
3 100 (2.89%) SAN
4 98 (2.83%) LAN
5 88 (2.54%) Internet
6 81 (2.34%) Network Security
7 54 (1.56%) NAS
8 46 (1.33%) Wireless
9 42 (1.21%) DNS
10 41 (1.18%) LDAP
10 41 (1.18%) MPLS
11 37 (1.07%) HTTP
12 32 (0.92%) VPN
13 26 (0.75%) Skype
14 24 (0.69%) TCP/IP
15 20 (0.58%) DHCP
15 20 (0.58%) IPsec
16 19 (0.55%) Unified Communications
17 17 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 167 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
3 144 (4.16%) Big Data
4 112 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 93 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 71 (2.05%) Oracle Database
7 58 (1.67%) MySQL
8 53 (1.53%) MongoDB
9 50 (1.44%) Relational Database
10 45 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 44 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
12 43 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 38 (1.10%) DB2
14 32 (0.92%) Apache Hive
15 30 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 29 (0.84%) HBase
17 28 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
17 28 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
18 27 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
19 26 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 68 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 52 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 52 (1.50%) Maven
3 51 (1.47%) Axure RP
4 46 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 30 (0.87%) JIRA
6 21 (0.61%) ERwin
6 21 (0.61%) Subversion
7 18 (0.52%) JUnit
8 15 (0.43%) SoapUI
9 13 (0.38%) Selenium
10 12 (0.35%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.26%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.20%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.20%) Hudson
12 7 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
12 7 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.17%) Rational Application Developer
13 6 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 687 (19.83%) Finance
2 334 (9.64%) Banking
3 262 (7.56%) Retail
4 164 (4.73%) Marketing
5 107 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 74 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 59 (1.70%) Legal
8 32 (0.92%) Publishing
9 31 (0.89%) Front Office
9 31 (0.89%) Games
10 30 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 29 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 28 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (0.64%) Advertising
14 18 (0.52%) Law
15 17 (0.49%) Back Office
16 16 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.40%) Electronics
18 11 (0.32%) Billing
19 9 (0.26%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (6.44%) Web Services
2 206 (5.95%) .NET
3 148 (4.27%) HTML
3 148 (4.27%) XML
4 143 (4.13%) Middleware
5 133 (3.84%) REST
6 126 (3.64%) CSS
7 88 (2.54%) SOAP
8 86 (2.48%) Spring
9 80 (2.31%) J2EE
9 80 (2.31%) Java EE
10 75 (2.17%) JSON
11 68 (1.96%) RESTful
12 67 (1.93%) Ajax
13 61 (1.76%) AngularJS
14 53 (1.53%) HTML5
15 44 (1.27%) JMS
16 41 (1.18%) XSD
17 34 (0.98%) CSS3
17 34 (0.98%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 225 (6.50%) Data Centre
2 177 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (3.98%) User Experience
4 88 (2.54%) Data Integration
5 87 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
6 80 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 49 (1.41%) Public Cloud
8 46 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 44 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 37 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
10 37 (1.07%) RIA
10 37 (1.07%) Video on Demand
11 36 (1.04%) Psychology
12 33 (0.95%) CESG
12 33 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 32 (0.92%) PKI
14 31 (0.89%) Computer Science
15 29 (0.84%) Mainframe
15 29 (0.84%) Reference Data
16 28 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 310 (8.95%) Windows
2 273 (7.88%) Linux
3 106 (3.06%) Unix
4 77 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 51 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (1.13%) Solaris
8 34 (0.98%) AIX
9 23 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 22 (0.64%) Android
10 22 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 21 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.49%) Windows 10
12 17 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.32%) CentOS
14 7 (0.20%) zOS
15 5 (0.14%) HPUX
15 5 (0.14%) VMS
15 5 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (11.37%) TOGAF
3 342 (9.87%) Migration
4 288 (8.31%) Data Modelling
5 246 (7.10%) Enterprise Architecture
6 230 (6.64%) ITIL
7 227 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
8 221 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 219 (6.32%) SOA
10 217 (6.26%) Project Management
11 188 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
12 177 (5.11%) Data Architecture
13 172 (4.97%) Analytics
14 165 (4.76%) CRM
14 165 (4.76%) Scrum
15 163 (4.71%) Security Architecture
16 162 (4.68%) Open Source
17 161 (4.65%) Mentoring
18 160 (4.62%) E-Commerce
19 153 (4.42%) UML
Programming Languages
1 481 (13.89%) Java
2 309 (8.92%) SQL
3 182 (5.25%) JavaScript
4 81 (2.34%) C#
5 68 (1.96%) Ruby
6 63 (1.82%) Python
7 57 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 49 (1.41%) PHP
8 49 (1.41%) Scala
9 38 (1.10%) Perl
10 36 (1.04%) C
11 24 (0.69%) C++
11 24 (0.69%) PL/SQL
12 21 (0.61%) T-SQL
13 18 (0.52%) Groovy
14 16 (0.46%) VB
15 14 (0.40%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.35%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.29%) VBScript
18 9 (0.26%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 390 (11.26%) Security Cleared
2 301 (8.69%) SC Cleared
3 151 (4.36%) Degree
4 98 (2.83%) CISSP
5 70 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (1.21%) CISM
6 42 (1.21%) DV Cleared
7 38 (1.10%) CCNP
8 33 (0.95%) CCIE
9 28 (0.81%) MBCS
10 27 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 27 (0.78%) CLAS
11 24 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
12 18 (0.52%) CCNA
12 18 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.49%) AWS Certification
13 17 (0.49%) ISSAP
13 17 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (0.43%) BC Cleared
15 13 (0.38%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (2.94%) QA
2 83 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 78 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.04%) COBIT
5 28 (0.81%) PCI DSS
6 25 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
7 17 (0.49%) Solvency II
8 15 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 12 (0.35%) Government Security Classifications
9 12 (0.35%) RMADS
10 10 (0.29%) SLA
11 8 (0.23%) ISO20022
12 6 (0.17%) EMIR
13 5 (0.14%) MiFID
13 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.12%) FATCA
14 4 (0.12%) JSP 440
15 3 (0.087%) Basel II
15 3 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
15 3 (0.087%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 196 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 138 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.53%) Docker
4 41 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.55%) Xen
6 18 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (0.52%) XenApp
7 16 (0.46%) VMware ESX
7 16 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 15 (0.43%) vSphere
9 14 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (0.38%) vCloud
11 12 (0.35%) HDFS
11 12 (0.35%) SRDF
12 11 (0.32%) KVM
12 11 (0.32%) NFS
13 7 (0.20%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.14%) ClearTrust
14 5 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.12%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 84 (2.42%) Puppet
2 60 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (1.65%) Ansible
4 55 (1.59%) SCCM
5 15 (0.43%) SCOM
6 11 (0.32%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.32%) Nagios
6 11 (0.32%) Tivoli
7 10 (0.29%) MIMEsweeper
8 9 (0.26%) Control-M
8 9 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (0.26%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.23%) AirWatch
9 8 (0.23%) BladeLogic
9 8 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
9 8 (0.23%) WSUS
10 6 (0.17%) Windows Intune
11 5 (0.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 392 (11.32%) Oracle
2 333 (9.61%) Microsoft
3 207 (5.98%) VMware
4 149 (4.30%) Cisco
5 143 (4.13%) IBM
6 115 (3.32%) SAP
7 100 (2.89%) Citrix
8 75 (2.17%) ServiceNow
9 72 (2.08%) Adobe
10 66 (1.91%) Sitecore
11 64 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
12 59 (1.70%) hybris
13 58 (1.67%) HP
14 51 (1.47%) Juniper
15 49 (1.41%) Google
15 49 (1.41%) Pega
16 46 (1.33%) NetApp
17 45 (1.30%) ATG
17 45 (1.30%) EMC
17 45 (1.30%) Informatica
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £1000.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £900.00 - £1000.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Rate: £700 - £750 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £610 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £475.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: From £560 to £580 per day 10 months contract
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago