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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 22 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1569 1715 1265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.78% 7.05% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.35% 7.57% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1094 1216 816
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 £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £687 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £65.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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
21339 22648 19961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 93.06% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15381 15601 13363
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £264
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 399 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 18 December 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
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
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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 -3 339 £550 +4.76% 114
Croydon +7 16 £691 +10.60%
Docklands, London +7 12 £555 -7.50% 1
Harrow - 8 £375 -
Uxbridge -4 6 £455 -13.33%
Canary Wharf +6 5 £490 -2.00%
Brentford +1 5 £563 +4.50%
Hounslow +4 4 £475 +46.15% 1
Romford +2 4 £600 - 2
Hammersmith +4 2 £563 -1.31%
Bromley -3 1 £550 -18.51%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £500 +53.84% 1
Surbiton - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 681 (21.27%) Finance
2 520 (16.24%) Oracle
3 375 (11.71%) TOGAF
4 361 (11.27%) Banking
5 360 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
6 358 (11.18%) Migration
7 354 (11.06%) Java
8 348 (10.87%) Windows
9 330 (10.31%) Microsoft
10 305 (9.53%) SQL
11 295 (9.21%) SQL Server
12 272 (8.49%) Data Modelling
13 263 (8.21%) .NET
14 256 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
15 246 (7.68%) Enterprise Architecture
16 227 (7.09%) Retail
17 219 (6.84%) SOA
18 218 (6.81%) Data Architecture
19 209 (6.53%) Linux
20 206 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
21 201 (6.28%) Security Cleared
22 200 (6.25%) E-Commerce
23 197 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
24 196 (6.12%) Cisco
25 184 (5.75%) VMware
26 183 (5.72%) SharePoint
27 177 (5.53%) C#
28 176 (5.50%) UNIX
29 173 (5.40%) SAP
30 171 (5.34%) ITIL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 183 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 72 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 66 (2.06%) Lync
4 54 (1.69%) CMS
5 53 (1.66%) IIS
6 51 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
7 50 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 40 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 39 (1.22%) Apache
10 34 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 33 (1.03%) Node.js
12 31 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 28 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
14 26 (0.81%) SAS
15 25 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
16 22 (0.69%) JBoss
17 21 (0.66%) WebLogic
17 21 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
19 19 (0.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 107 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 30 (0.94%) MS Office
4 19 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (0.47%) SPSS
7 14 (0.44%) Revit
7 14 (0.44%) AutoCAD
8 9 (0.28%) MS Project
9 7 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.094%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.062%) Stata
12 2 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.031%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.031%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
4 19 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.37%) SAP CRM
6 11 (0.34%) Tridion
6 11 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
9 8 (0.25%) Cerner Millennium
9 8 (0.25%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.22%) Summit
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.19%) SAP ERP
12 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
12 5 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (1.78%) SaaS
2 57 (1.78%) Office 365
3 48 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (1.34%) PaaS
5 34 (1.06%) IaaS
6 27 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.41%) Force.com
8 6 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
9 4 (0.12%) Heroku
10 3 (0.094%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.094%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.031%) ElastiCache
12 1 (0.031%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.031%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.031%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.031%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.031%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 157 (4.90%) WAN
2 144 (4.50%) LAN
3 138 (4.31%) Firewall
4 108 (3.37%) SAN
5 75 (2.34%) Internet
6 60 (1.87%) VPN
7 56 (1.75%) MPLS
8 54 (1.69%) Network Security
9 49 (1.53%) DNS
9 49 (1.53%) NAS
10 45 (1.41%) OSPF
10 45 (1.41%) BGP
11 38 (1.19%) Wireless
12 32 (1.00%) IP Telephony
13 28 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
13 28 (0.87%) VLAN
14 23 (0.72%) EIGRP
14 23 (0.72%) Multicast
15 22 (0.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 197 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 150 (4.68%) Big Data
4 145 (4.53%) Hadoop
5 114 (3.56%) NoSQL
6 113 (3.53%) Oracle Database
7 96 (3.00%) MongoDB
8 66 (2.06%) Oracle Exadata
9 63 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 62 (1.94%) MySQL
11 57 (1.78%) Oracle BI EE
12 55 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
13 53 (1.66%) Relational Database
14 48 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
15 47 (1.47%) Apache Hive
16 46 (1.44%) Riak
17 45 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 42 (1.31%) RDBMS
19 37 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 34 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 45 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 23 (0.72%) Visual Studio
3 21 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (0.66%) Axure RP
4 20 (0.62%) Hudson
4 20 (0.62%) Maven
5 15 (0.47%) ERwin
6 13 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 12 (0.37%) JUnit
8 11 (0.34%) Selenium
9 9 (0.28%) Subversion
9 9 (0.28%) JIRA
9 9 (0.28%) MSTest
9 9 (0.28%) Moq
10 8 (0.25%) NUnit
11 7 (0.22%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.19%) JMeter
12 6 (0.19%) PowerDesigner
13 5 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 5 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 681 (21.27%) Finance
2 361 (11.27%) Banking
3 227 (7.09%) Retail
4 128 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 121 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 74 (2.31%) Marketing
7 67 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 41 (1.28%) Front Office
9 29 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 28 (0.87%) Legal
10 28 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 27 (0.84%) Games
12 18 (0.56%) Billing
12 18 (0.56%) Publishing
13 17 (0.53%) Law
14 16 (0.50%) Advertising
15 15 (0.47%) Back Office
16 11 (0.34%) Electronics
17 9 (0.28%) German Language
18 7 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (8.21%) .NET
2 169 (5.28%) Web Services
3 132 (4.12%) HTML
4 99 (3.09%) XML
5 89 (2.78%) Middleware
6 82 (2.56%) CSS
7 81 (2.53%) REST
8 76 (2.37%) J2EE
9 70 (2.19%) HTML5
10 67 (2.09%) SOAP
11 65 (2.03%) ASP.NET
12 47 (1.47%) jQuery
13 41 (1.28%) Spring
14 39 (1.22%) .NET Framework
15 33 (1.03%) AngularJS
16 32 (1.00%) Ajax
16 32 (1.00%) WCF
17 30 (0.94%) RESTful
17 30 (0.94%) XSLT
18 26 (0.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 126 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (3.03%) User Experience
3 91 (2.84%) Open Source
4 88 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
5 74 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 62 (1.94%) Data Integration
7 54 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 50 (1.56%) Visualisation
9 48 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 41 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 37 (1.16%) Clustering
11 37 (1.16%) FMCG
12 32 (1.00%) Data Structures
13 29 (0.91%) CESG
14 25 (0.78%) Reference Data
15 24 (0.75%) Derivative
16 20 (0.62%) PKI
17 19 (0.59%) Replication
18 17 (0.53%) Credit Risk
18 17 (0.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 348 (10.87%) Windows
2 209 (6.53%) Linux
3 176 (5.50%) UNIX
4 57 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (1.47%) Android
6 46 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (1.41%) Solaris
8 40 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 29 (0.91%) AIX
10 26 (0.81%) CentOS
11 24 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (0.69%) Debian
13 21 (0.66%) Windows 7
14 16 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.25%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.19%) MVS
18 5 (0.16%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (11.71%) TOGAF
2 360 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
3 358 (11.18%) Migration
4 272 (8.49%) Data Modelling
5 256 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 246 (7.68%) Enterprise Architecture
7 219 (6.84%) SOA
8 218 (6.81%) Data Architecture
9 206 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 200 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 171 (5.34%) ITIL
12 159 (4.97%) CRM
13 144 (4.50%) Technical Architecture
14 126 (3.94%) ETL
15 123 (3.84%) Project Management
15 123 (3.84%) Analytics
16 112 (3.50%) Service Management
17 107 (3.34%) Data Migration
18 97 (3.03%) Scrum
19 95 (2.97%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 354 (11.06%) Java
2 305 (9.53%) SQL
3 177 (5.53%) C#
4 123 (3.84%) JavaScript
5 55 (1.72%) Ruby
6 52 (1.62%) Python
7 49 (1.53%) PL/SQL
8 46 (1.44%) PHP
9 39 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 39 (1.22%) Perl
10 36 (1.12%) C++
11 35 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 34 (1.06%) Scala
13 29 (0.91%) PowerShell
14 28 (0.87%) C
15 25 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 24 (0.75%) Apex Code
17 23 (0.72%) Clojure
18 22 (0.69%) VB.NET
19 12 (0.37%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 201 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 142 (4.43%) Degree
3 120 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 48 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (1.12%) CCIE
6 30 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (0.91%) DV Cleared
8 27 (0.84%) CISSP
9 25 (0.78%) CCNP
10 19 (0.59%) CCDP
11 18 (0.56%) MCSE
12 17 (0.53%) CCNA
13 12 (0.37%) CISM
14 9 (0.28%) NCDA
14 9 (0.28%) NCIE
15 8 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.22%) CCA
16 7 (0.22%) CCDA
16 7 (0.22%) CISA
16 7 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (1.50%) QA
2 23 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 18 (0.56%) SLA
4 16 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.44%) COBIT
6 12 (0.37%) GAAP
7 9 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.22%) Basel III
9 4 (0.12%) EMIR
9 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.094%) HL7
10 3 (0.094%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.062%) FATCA
11 2 (0.062%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.062%) MiFID
11 2 (0.062%) WCAG
11 2 (0.062%) WAI
11 2 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.031%) GxP
System Software
1 146 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 125 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 47 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 45 (1.41%) vSphere
6 30 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 27 (0.84%) Apache Flume
7 27 (0.84%) HDFS
8 26 (0.81%) XenApp
9 24 (0.75%) XenDesktop
10 23 (0.72%) VMware ESX
11 14 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (0.44%) NFS
12 10 (0.31%) XenServer
13 9 (0.28%) Docker
13 9 (0.28%) SRDF
13 9 (0.28%) PowerHA
14 8 (0.25%) KVM
14 8 (0.25%) Xen
15 7 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (1.78%) SCCM
2 45 (1.41%) Puppet
2 45 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (1.06%) Oozie
4 25 (0.78%) Ambari
5 24 (0.75%) SCOM
6 20 (0.62%) SCOrch
6 20 (0.62%) Salt
7 18 (0.56%) ZABBIX
7 18 (0.56%) Cacti
7 18 (0.56%) Nagios
8 15 (0.47%) Tivoli
9 11 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.34%) BladeLogic
9 11 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 10 (0.31%) Control-M
11 9 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 8 (0.25%) SCDPM
12 8 (0.25%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 520 (16.24%) Oracle
2 330 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 196 (6.12%) Cisco
4 184 (5.75%) VMware
5 173 (5.40%) SAP
6 126 (3.94%) IBM
7 83 (2.59%) Citrix
8 82 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
9 70 (2.19%) HP
10 62 (1.94%) Adobe
11 61 (1.91%) Sybase
12 52 (1.62%) EMC
13 51 (1.59%) NetApp
13 51 (1.59%) Teradata
14 44 (1.37%) Siebel
14 44 (1.37%) CheckPoint
15 43 (1.34%) Informatica
15 43 (1.34%) Dell
16 38 (1.19%) F5
17 34 (1.06%) Red Hat
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