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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1368 1607 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.48% 7.46% 5.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.00% 8.00% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 1123 728
Average daily rate
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£525 £538 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £39.75 £55.00 £43.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.72% +26.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £52.50 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.85 £71.50 £54.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -6.84%
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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -10 278 £510 -7.27% 115
Docklands, London -2 10 £555 -7.50%
Canary Wharf +9 6 £569 +5.81%
Romford +3 5 £600 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 4 - -
Brentford -6 4 £350 -35.06% 2
Uxbridge -2 3 £400 -23.80% 2
Bromley +8 2 £525 -22.22% 1
Harrow - 2 £400 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £550 -
Hammersmith -4 1 £433 -23.11%
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 640 (21.23%) Finance
2 484 (16.05%) Oracle
3 386 (12.80%) Java
4 371 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
5 360 (11.94%) Banking
6 341 (11.31%) TOGAF
7 336 (11.14%) Microsoft
8 329 (10.91%) Windows
9 320 (10.61%) Migration
10 298 (9.88%) SQL Server
11 286 (9.49%) SQL
12 278 (9.22%) .NET
13 244 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
14 242 (8.03%) Data Modelling
15 231 (7.66%) Enterprise Architecture
16 215 (7.13%) SOA
17 211 (7.00%) Retail
18 205 (6.80%) Linux
18 205 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
19 195 (6.47%) E-Commerce
20 192 (6.37%) Data Architecture
21 189 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
22 187 (6.20%) Security Cleared
23 180 (5.97%) SharePoint
23 180 (5.97%) C#
24 174 (5.77%) Web Services
25 173 (5.74%) ITIL
26 172 (5.70%) VMware
27 163 (5.41%) Cisco
28 159 (5.27%) SAP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 180 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 61 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 56 (1.86%) Lync
4 52 (1.72%) IIS
5 51 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 50 (1.66%) Adobe CQ
7 44 (1.46%) CMS
8 43 (1.43%) WebSphere
9 31 (1.03%) Apache
9 31 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 29 (0.96%) Node.js
11 28 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 27 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (0.90%) SAS
13 26 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
14 24 (0.80%) WebLogic
14 24 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
15 22 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
15 22 (0.73%) Apache Pig
16 20 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 87 (2.89%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 30 (1.00%) MS Office
4 17 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (0.46%) SPSS
6 10 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.33%) Revit
6 10 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 8 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (0.23%) MS Project
9 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.100%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.033%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
4 14 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
6 11 (0.36%) SAP CRM
6 11 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.30%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.23%) Tridion
9 7 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
10 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle TCA
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
11 5 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
11 5 (0.17%) Summit
12 4 (0.13%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 76 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (1.86%) SaaS
3 51 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (1.66%) Office 365
5 29 (0.96%) PaaS
6 27 (0.90%) IaaS
7 20 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.30%) Force.com
9 7 (0.23%) CloudFront
9 7 (0.23%) GitHub
10 6 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
12 4 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.13%) ElastiCache
12 4 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.13%) Heroku
13 2 (0.066%) Yammer
13 2 (0.066%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 142 (4.71%) WAN
2 130 (4.31%) Firewall
3 124 (4.11%) LAN
4 93 (3.08%) SAN
5 66 (2.19%) Internet
6 61 (2.02%) VPN
7 53 (1.76%) MPLS
8 47 (1.56%) Network Security
9 43 (1.43%) OSPF
10 42 (1.39%) BGP
11 37 (1.23%) DNS
12 34 (1.13%) NAS
13 30 (1.00%) VLAN
14 29 (0.96%) Wireless
15 26 (0.86%) IP Telephony
16 25 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (0.80%) EIGRP
18 23 (0.76%) VoIP
19 22 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
20 21 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 189 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
3 155 (5.14%) Big Data
4 139 (4.61%) Hadoop
5 99 (3.28%) NoSQL
6 97 (3.22%) Oracle Database
7 87 (2.89%) MongoDB
8 59 (1.96%) MySQL
9 58 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
10 56 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 56 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 51 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
12 50 (1.66%) Apache Hive
13 47 (1.56%) DB2
14 45 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 43 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 43 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 43 (1.43%) Relational Database
16 39 (1.29%) Riak
17 34 (1.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 47 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 30 (1.00%) Maven
3 23 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 21 (0.70%) Axure RP
6 20 (0.66%) Subversion
7 19 (0.63%) ERwin
8 16 (0.53%) Visual Studio
8 16 (0.53%) Hudson
9 15 (0.50%) Selenium
10 14 (0.46%) JUnit
11 9 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 9 (0.30%) Moq
12 8 (0.27%) JIRA
12 8 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.23%) RSpec
13 7 (0.23%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.23%) NUnit
14 6 (0.20%) JMeter
14 6 (0.20%) MSTest
General
1 640 (21.23%) Finance
2 360 (11.94%) Banking
3 211 (7.00%) Retail
4 130 (4.31%) Investment Banking
5 113 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 58 (1.92%) Marketing
7 42 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 40 (1.33%) Front Office
9 31 (1.03%) Games
10 26 (0.86%) Legal
11 24 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 23 (0.76%) Publishing
12 23 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 18 (0.60%) Law
14 14 (0.46%) Electronics
14 14 (0.46%) Advertising
15 12 (0.40%) Back Office
16 11 (0.36%) Billing
17 8 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (9.22%) .NET
2 174 (5.77%) Web Services
3 127 (4.21%) HTML
4 93 (3.08%) XML
5 83 (2.75%) CSS
5 83 (2.75%) Middleware
6 81 (2.69%) REST
7 71 (2.35%) ASP.NET
8 70 (2.32%) J2EE
9 69 (2.29%) HTML5
10 56 (1.86%) SOAP
11 55 (1.82%) jQuery
12 43 (1.43%) .NET Framework
13 42 (1.39%) Spring
14 39 (1.29%) WCF
15 36 (1.19%) RESTful
16 34 (1.13%) AngularJS
17 31 (1.03%) XSLT
18 29 (0.96%) Java EE
18 29 (0.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 132 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (3.58%) User Experience
3 100 (3.32%) Open Source
4 95 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
5 64 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 51 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 47 (1.56%) Visualisation
8 45 (1.49%) Data Integration
9 42 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 38 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 27 (0.90%) Clustering
12 26 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 23 (0.76%) FMCG
14 21 (0.70%) PKI
15 20 (0.66%) Derivative
15 20 (0.66%) Replication
16 18 (0.60%) Reference Data
17 17 (0.56%) CESG
18 16 (0.53%) Social Media
19 15 (0.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 329 (10.91%) Windows
2 205 (6.80%) Linux
3 142 (4.71%) UNIX
4 46 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (1.29%) Android
6 37 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 32 (1.06%) Solaris
9 25 (0.83%) AIX
10 22 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (0.63%) CentOS
12 15 (0.50%) Debian
12 15 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.43%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.17%) MVS
15 5 (0.17%) VME
16 4 (0.13%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.13%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (11.31%) TOGAF
3 320 (10.61%) Migration
4 244 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
5 242 (8.03%) Data Modelling
6 231 (7.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 215 (7.13%) SOA
8 205 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 195 (6.47%) E-Commerce
10 192 (6.37%) Data Architecture
11 173 (5.74%) ITIL
12 155 (5.14%) CRM
13 142 (4.71%) ETL
14 125 (4.15%) Technical Architecture
15 121 (4.01%) Service Management
16 120 (3.98%) Analytics
17 115 (3.81%) Scrum
18 114 (3.78%) Project Management
19 96 (3.18%) DevOps
20 90 (2.99%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 386 (12.80%) Java
2 286 (9.49%) SQL
3 180 (5.97%) C#
4 135 (4.48%) JavaScript
5 54 (1.79%) Ruby
5 54 (1.79%) Python
6 51 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 44 (1.46%) C++
8 39 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 35 (1.16%) Shell Script
9 35 (1.16%) PHP
9 35 (1.16%) Scala
10 34 (1.13%) PowerShell
11 33 (1.09%) C
12 32 (1.06%) Perl
13 23 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 22 (0.73%) VB.NET
15 18 (0.60%) Apex Code
16 16 (0.53%) Clojure
17 14 (0.46%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 187 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 141 (4.68%) Degree
3 116 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 48 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (1.13%) CCIE
6 29 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 27 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (0.86%) CISSP
8 26 (0.86%) CCNP
9 19 (0.63%) CCDP
10 18 (0.60%) MCSE
10 18 (0.60%) CCNA
11 14 (0.46%) CISM
12 12 (0.40%) NCDA
12 12 (0.40%) NCIE
13 10 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.27%) CCDA
14 8 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.27%) CCA
15 7 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (1.92%) QA
2 24 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.60%) COBIT
5 17 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.46%) SLA
7 13 (0.43%) GAAP
8 9 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
9 8 (0.27%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.13%) HL7
10 4 (0.13%) EMIR
10 4 (0.13%) Basel III
11 3 (0.100%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.100%) FATCA
12 2 (0.066%) WCAG
12 2 (0.066%) WAI
12 2 (0.066%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.066%) MiFID
12 2 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.033%) PAS 55
System Software
1 123 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 112 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (2.32%) Hyper-V
4 43 (1.43%) vSphere
5 36 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
6 28 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 28 (0.93%) HDFS
7 27 (0.90%) Apache Flume
8 25 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 24 (0.80%) XenApp
10 16 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.43%) NFS
12 11 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.30%) PowerHA
13 9 (0.30%) KVM
13 9 (0.30%) XenServer
13 9 (0.30%) Xen
14 8 (0.27%) SRDF
14 8 (0.27%) Docker
14 8 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (1.63%) Puppet
2 45 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (1.26%) SCCM
4 31 (1.03%) Oozie
5 22 (0.73%) Ambari
6 18 (0.60%) Salt
7 16 (0.53%) SCOM
7 16 (0.53%) ZABBIX
7 16 (0.53%) Cacti
7 16 (0.53%) Nagios
8 12 (0.40%) Tivoli
8 12 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 10 (0.33%) SCOrch
10 8 (0.27%) Ansible
11 7 (0.23%) SCDPM
11 7 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (0.23%) Control-M
11 7 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.20%) BladeLogic
12 6 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 484 (16.05%) Oracle
2 336 (11.14%) Microsoft
3 172 (5.70%) VMware
4 163 (5.41%) Cisco
5 159 (5.27%) SAP
6 132 (4.38%) IBM
7 73 (2.42%) Citrix
8 70 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
9 61 (2.02%) HP
10 59 (1.96%) Adobe
11 53 (1.76%) Sybase
12 51 (1.69%) NetApp
12 51 (1.69%) Teradata
13 49 (1.63%) EMC
14 46 (1.53%) Siebel
14 46 (1.53%) Informatica
15 34 (1.13%) Red Hat
15 34 (1.13%) CheckPoint
15 34 (1.13%) TIBCO
16 33 (1.09%) Netezza
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