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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 14 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1944 1702 1288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.98% 7.29% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.44% 7.71% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1118 868
Median daily rate £550 £550 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £438 £413
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 £100.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.80 £50.79
% change year-on-year
+25.66% -25.57%
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
20603 22082 22266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.17% 94.57% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14942 15388 15536
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 375 402
Median hourly rate £17.89 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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
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 24 June 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 -6 219 £550 - 54
Feltham +8 15 £567 +10.14%
Docklands, London +7 14 £493 -10.36%
Croydon -5 13 £454 -20.52%
Bromley -2 12 £700 +3.70%
Westminster -7 12 £575 - 1
Canary Wharf -3 7 £600 +14.28%
Paddington +10 6 £550 -
Hayes -5 5 £500 +5.26%
Harrow - 4 £495 - 1
Brentford +7 3 - -
Uxbridge +4 3 - - 1
Hounslow 0 2 - -
Ealing -1 2 - -
Southwark - 2 - -
Hammersmith +2 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £475 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £300 -
Romford - 1 £300 -
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 739 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
2 707 (19.52%) Finance
3 515 (14.22%) Java
4 435 (12.01%) Oracle
5 414 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 399 (11.02%) TOGAF
7 352 (9.72%) Banking
8 351 (9.69%) Microsoft
9 332 (9.17%) Migration
10 330 (9.11%) Data Modelling
11 327 (9.03%) Windows
12 326 (9.00%) SQL
13 324 (8.95%) SC Cleared
14 293 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
15 279 (7.70%) Linux
16 277 (7.65%) Retail
17 274 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 270 (7.45%) Enterprise Architecture
19 250 (6.90%) SOA
20 243 (6.71%) Web Services
21 240 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
22 232 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
23 231 (6.38%) .NET
24 227 (6.27%) Data Centre
25 223 (6.16%) ITIL
26 219 (6.05%) VMware
27 216 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
28 210 (5.80%) Project Management
29 207 (5.72%) SQL Server
29 207 (5.72%) JavaScript

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
1 104 (2.87%) CMS
2 99 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 95 (2.62%) WebSphere
4 70 (1.93%) Apache Spark
5 63 (1.74%) WebLogic
6 43 (1.19%) Skype for Business
7 42 (1.16%) IIS
8 39 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 39 (1.08%) Apache
9 35 (0.97%) Mule
10 33 (0.91%) Tomcat
11 32 (0.88%) MS Exchange
11 32 (0.88%) OpenStack
12 28 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
12 28 (0.77%) JBoss
13 24 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
14 23 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
15 22 (0.61%) SAS
16 21 (0.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 95 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 41 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (0.99%) MS Office
5 12 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
6 10 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.22%) MS Project
8 7 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.055%) HipChat
12 1 (0.028%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 67 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.50%) Eloqua
4 17 (0.47%) Unica
5 15 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
7 12 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.33%) Maximo
7 12 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
8 9 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
9 8 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 6 (0.17%) Magento
12 5 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.14%) SAP HR
13 4 (0.11%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.11%) SAP FI
13 4 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 293 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 240 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (3.20%) Office 365
4 106 (2.93%) IaaS
5 101 (2.79%) PaaS
6 98 (2.71%) SaaS
7 32 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 30 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 20 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 19 (0.52%) GitHub
11 18 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (0.47%) Yammer
13 16 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
14 15 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (0.39%) OneDrive
16 13 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
17 10 (0.28%) Google Apps
18 9 (0.25%) Route 53
19 8 (0.22%) Boomi
20 7 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 198 (5.47%) Firewall
2 126 (3.48%) WAN
3 118 (3.26%) LAN
4 94 (2.60%) SAN
5 91 (2.51%) Internet
6 82 (2.26%) Network Security
7 55 (1.52%) Wireless
8 51 (1.41%) NAS
9 46 (1.27%) LDAP
10 45 (1.24%) DNS
10 45 (1.24%) HTTP
11 41 (1.13%) MPLS
11 41 (1.13%) TCP/IP
12 30 (0.83%) Skype
12 30 (0.83%) VPN
13 24 (0.66%) Unified Communications
14 23 (0.64%) DHCP
15 22 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (0.61%) IPsec
16 20 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 183 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
3 173 (4.78%) Big Data
4 138 (3.81%) Hadoop
5 101 (2.79%) NoSQL
6 88 (2.43%) Oracle Database
7 72 (1.99%) MongoDB
8 60 (1.66%) MySQL
9 56 (1.55%) Relational Database
10 51 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
11 48 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 46 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
14 36 (0.99%) DB2
15 35 (0.97%) Apache Hive
16 33 (0.91%) HBase
17 31 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 28 (0.77%) RDBMS
20 27 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 64 (1.77%) Jenkins
2 52 (1.44%) Axure RP
3 46 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 46 (1.27%) Maven
4 44 (1.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 32 (0.88%) JIRA
6 26 (0.72%) ERwin
7 24 (0.66%) JUnit
8 22 (0.61%) Subversion
9 19 (0.52%) Selenium
10 18 (0.50%) SoapUI
11 16 (0.44%) Visual Studio
12 12 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (0.28%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.22%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.22%) Hudson
16 7 (0.19%) PowerDesigner
16 7 (0.19%) TestNG
General
1 707 (19.52%) Finance
2 352 (9.72%) Banking
3 277 (7.65%) Retail
4 169 (4.67%) Marketing
5 106 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 76 (2.10%) Investment Banking
7 63 (1.74%) Legal
8 39 (1.08%) Front Office
9 35 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 32 (0.88%) Law
10 32 (0.88%) Publishing
11 30 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 29 (0.80%) Games
13 24 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 21 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 19 (0.52%) Advertising
15 19 (0.52%) Back Office
16 12 (0.33%) Electronics
17 11 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
18 10 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (6.71%) Web Services
2 231 (6.38%) .NET
3 177 (4.89%) XML
4 170 (4.69%) HTML
5 150 (4.14%) Middleware
6 145 (4.00%) CSS
6 145 (4.00%) REST
7 104 (2.87%) SOAP
8 95 (2.62%) Spring
9 90 (2.48%) JSON
10 85 (2.35%) J2EE
11 77 (2.13%) AngularJS
11 77 (2.13%) Java EE
12 74 (2.04%) HTML5
12 74 (2.04%) RESTful
13 67 (1.85%) Ajax
14 53 (1.46%) JMS
15 49 (1.35%) CSS3
16 46 (1.27%) XSD
17 42 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 227 (6.27%) Data Centre
2 180 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 148 (4.09%) User Experience
4 101 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 86 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 81 (2.24%) Data Integration
7 50 (1.38%) Data Structures
8 48 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 44 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 43 (1.19%) Private Cloud
11 42 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
12 40 (1.10%) CESG
13 38 (1.05%) RIA
14 36 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 36 (0.99%) PKI
14 36 (0.99%) Video on Demand
15 35 (0.97%) Psychology
15 35 (0.97%) Reference Data
16 32 (0.88%) Digital Media
17 29 (0.80%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 327 (9.03%) Windows
2 279 (7.70%) Linux
3 101 (2.79%) Unix
4 89 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 53 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (1.24%) Solaris
8 37 (1.02%) AIX
9 26 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 24 (0.66%) Android
10 24 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 22 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.58%) Windows 10
13 19 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.28%) CentOS
15 7 (0.19%) VMS
15 7 (0.19%) zOS
16 6 (0.17%) SUSE
17 4 (0.11%) HPUX
18 3 (0.083%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (11.02%) TOGAF
3 332 (9.17%) Migration
4 330 (9.11%) Data Modelling
5 274 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 270 (7.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 250 (6.90%) SOA
8 232 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
9 223 (6.16%) ITIL
10 216 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
11 210 (5.80%) Project Management
12 193 (5.33%) Data Architecture
13 186 (5.14%) Mentoring
14 185 (5.11%) Open Source
15 183 (5.05%) Scrum
16 180 (4.97%) CRM
17 179 (4.94%) Analytics
18 174 (4.80%) UML
19 171 (4.72%) Data Management
20 164 (4.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 515 (14.22%) Java
2 326 (9.00%) SQL
3 207 (5.72%) JavaScript
4 96 (2.65%) C#
5 63 (1.74%) Python
6 59 (1.63%) Ruby
7 57 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 54 (1.49%) PHP
9 51 (1.41%) Scala
10 41 (1.13%) C
11 36 (0.99%) Perl
12 32 (0.88%) C++
13 25 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 21 (0.58%) Groovy
15 20 (0.55%) VB
16 18 (0.50%) T-SQL
17 15 (0.41%) Shell Script
18 12 (0.33%) Bash Shell
19 11 (0.30%) Apex Code
19 11 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 414 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 324 (8.95%) SC Cleared
3 140 (3.87%) Degree
4 105 (2.90%) CISSP
5 71 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 41 (1.13%) CISM
8 40 (1.10%) CCNP
9 38 (1.05%) CCIE
10 31 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
11 29 (0.80%) CLAS
12 26 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
14 24 (0.66%) MBCS
15 18 (0.50%) ISSAP
16 16 (0.44%) CCNA
16 16 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (0.41%) AWS Certification
17 15 (0.41%) JNCIA
17 15 (0.41%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 100 (2.76%) QA
3 69 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (1.13%) COBIT
5 33 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 31 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
7 24 (0.66%) Solvency II
8 15 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 12 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
9 12 (0.33%) RMADS
10 7 (0.19%) SEPA
10 7 (0.19%) SLA
11 6 (0.17%) EMIR
11 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 5 (0.14%) MiFID
13 4 (0.11%) FATCA
13 4 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.11%) ISO20022
14 3 (0.083%) ISO27002
System Software
1 198 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 147 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (1.46%) Docker
4 46 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.88%) Xen
6 24 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (0.55%) XenApp
8 19 (0.52%) SRDF
9 18 (0.50%) KVM
9 18 (0.50%) NFS
9 18 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 17 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (0.47%) VMware ESX
11 14 (0.39%) vSphere
12 13 (0.36%) vCloud
13 11 (0.30%) HDFS
13 11 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.19%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 77 (2.13%) Puppet
2 65 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (1.77%) SCCM
4 52 (1.44%) Ansible
5 14 (0.39%) SCOM
6 13 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 12 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 12 (0.33%) WSUS
8 11 (0.30%) Nagios
9 10 (0.28%) MIMEsweeper
10 9 (0.25%) AirWatch
10 9 (0.25%) Control-M
10 9 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.22%) BladeLogic
11 8 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
12 7 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 435 (12.01%) Oracle
2 351 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 219 (6.05%) VMware
4 171 (4.72%) Cisco
5 156 (4.31%) IBM
6 130 (3.59%) SAP
7 112 (3.09%) Citrix
8 94 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
9 75 (2.07%) Adobe
10 66 (1.82%) ServiceNow
11 63 (1.74%) Informatica
12 61 (1.68%) Sitecore
13 59 (1.63%) Juniper
14 58 (1.60%) HP
14 58 (1.60%) hybris
15 57 (1.57%) EMC
16 51 (1.41%) Google
17 49 (1.35%) NetApp
18 46 (1.27%) ATG
18 46 (1.27%) CheckPoint
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £610 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £100 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £610.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Make positive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum Initial 3 month rolling contract.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Xcede
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £370 to £600 per annum depending on experience. 3+ Months
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
First Point
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 11 hours ago