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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 23 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1474 1451 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.62% 6.14% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 6.62% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 991 909
Average daily rate
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£530 £530 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £57.50 £54.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +6.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 319 £550 +4.76% 115
Canary Wharf -4 14 £525 -
Bromley +10 6 £650 +18.18%
Docklands, London -5 5 £573 +4.09%
Brentford - 5 - -
Croydon -5 3 £450 -18.18%
Feltham - 3 £505 -
Uxbridge -3 2 - - 1
Hounslow - 2 £463 - 1
Hammersmith -7 1 £625 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Dagenham - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £575 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 617 (21.83%) Finance
2 461 (16.31%) Oracle
3 429 (15.18%) Java
4 398 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
5 328 (11.61%) TOGAF
6 326 (11.54%) Banking
7 302 (10.69%) Microsoft
8 297 (10.51%) Windows
9 280 (9.91%) .NET
10 279 (9.87%) SQL
11 252 (8.92%) SQL Server
12 227 (8.03%) Data Modelling
13 226 (8.00%) SOA
14 222 (7.86%) Migration
15 212 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
16 205 (7.25%) Retail
17 204 (7.22%) Web Services
18 200 (7.08%) E-Commerce
19 197 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
20 193 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
21 192 (6.79%) Data Architecture
22 178 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
23 177 (6.26%) VMware
24 168 (5.94%) Linux
25 166 (5.87%) IBM
26 164 (5.80%) JavaScript
27 158 (5.59%) C#
27 158 (5.59%) CRM
28 156 (5.52%) ITIL
29 150 (5.31%) SAP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 123 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 74 (2.62%) WebSphere
3 71 (2.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 55 (1.95%) IIS
5 48 (1.70%) CMS
6 41 (1.45%) Apache
7 37 (1.31%) Node.js
8 35 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 32 (1.13%) MS Exchange
10 30 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
11 27 (0.96%) WebLogic
12 23 (0.81%) Apache Pig
13 22 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
14 20 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
14 20 (0.71%) Mule
15 19 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 19 (0.67%) Lync
16 18 (0.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 92 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 24 (0.85%) MS Office
4 16 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.25%) MS Project
8 6 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.18%) SPSS
10 4 (0.14%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.071%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.035%) InDesign
12 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.035%) Revit
Business Applications
1 43 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
4 15 (0.53%) SAP CRM
5 13 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.25%) Tridion
8 7 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.21%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.21%) RMDS
10 5 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.14%) SAP MDM
11 4 (0.14%) SAP SD
12 3 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 3 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
12 3 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 103 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (2.48%) SaaS
4 45 (1.59%) PaaS
5 37 (1.31%) IaaS
6 34 (1.20%) Office 365
7 20 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (0.46%) Force.com
10 11 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.32%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.25%) GitHub
12 7 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 131 (4.64%) Firewall
2 102 (3.61%) WAN
3 98 (3.47%) SAN
4 93 (3.29%) LAN
5 72 (2.55%) VPN
6 50 (1.77%) Internet
7 46 (1.63%) MPLS
8 43 (1.52%) Network Security
9 37 (1.31%) DNS
9 37 (1.31%) NAS
10 36 (1.27%) VLAN
11 27 (0.96%) NetScaler
12 26 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 26 (0.92%) VoIP
13 24 (0.85%) OSPF
14 22 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
14 22 (0.78%) BGP
14 22 (0.78%) TCP/IP
15 21 (0.74%) HTTP
15 21 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 178 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
3 145 (5.13%) Big Data
4 102 (3.61%) Hadoop
5 86 (3.04%) NoSQL
6 73 (2.58%) MongoDB
7 65 (2.30%) Oracle Database
8 57 (2.02%) MySQL
9 51 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 48 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 44 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (1.49%) DB2
13 40 (1.42%) DataStage
14 37 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 30 (1.06%) RDBMS
16 29 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 28 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 27 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
18 27 (0.96%) HBase
19 26 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 42 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 33 (1.17%) ERwin
3 32 (1.13%) Maven
4 28 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 24 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (0.71%) Subversion
7 14 (0.50%) JIRA
8 13 (0.46%) Selenium
9 12 (0.42%) Axure RP
9 12 (0.42%) JUnit
10 10 (0.35%) NUnit
10 10 (0.35%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.32%) Hudson
12 8 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 8 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
13 7 (0.25%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.25%) RSpec
14 6 (0.21%) Moq
14 6 (0.21%) Ant
14 6 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 617 (21.83%) Finance
2 326 (11.54%) Banking
3 205 (7.25%) Retail
4 134 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 119 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 51 (1.80%) Publishing
6 51 (1.80%) Marketing
7 35 (1.24%) Games
8 30 (1.06%) Legal
9 29 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 27 (0.96%) Front Office
11 24 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.71%) Billing
14 14 (0.50%) Law
15 13 (0.46%) Back Office
16 10 (0.35%) Advertising
17 8 (0.28%) Automotive
18 7 (0.25%) Electronics
18 7 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (9.91%) .NET
2 204 (7.22%) Web Services
3 140 (4.95%) HTML
4 104 (3.68%) XML
5 99 (3.50%) CSS
6 86 (3.04%) REST
7 74 (2.62%) HTML5
8 73 (2.58%) Middleware
9 71 (2.51%) ASP.NET
10 70 (2.48%) J2EE
11 53 (1.88%) SOAP
12 50 (1.77%) Spring
13 49 (1.73%) JSON
14 47 (1.66%) WCF
15 46 (1.63%) Ajax
16 45 (1.59%) jQuery
17 42 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
18 41 (1.45%) .NET Framework
19 38 (1.34%) AngularJS
20 37 (1.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 137 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (3.33%) User Experience
3 89 (3.15%) Open Source
4 72 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 54 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 52 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 48 (1.70%) Data Integration
9 35 (1.24%) Clustering
10 34 (1.20%) PKI
11 26 (0.92%) Data Structures
12 23 (0.81%) Replication
13 21 (0.74%) Public Cloud
14 20 (0.71%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (0.67%) Private Cloud
16 18 (0.64%) Video on Demand
16 18 (0.64%) DataPower
16 18 (0.64%) Physics
17 17 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 297 (10.51%) Windows
2 168 (5.94%) Linux
3 97 (3.43%) UNIX
4 65 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 64 (2.26%) Android
6 37 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (1.24%) AIX
8 33 (1.17%) Solaris
9 25 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.60%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.39%) CentOS
14 8 (0.28%) Debian
15 7 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.25%) Windows 8
15 7 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.071%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.071%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (11.61%) TOGAF
3 227 (8.03%) Data Modelling
4 226 (8.00%) SOA
5 222 (7.86%) Migration
6 212 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 200 (7.08%) E-Commerce
8 197 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 193 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
10 192 (6.79%) Data Architecture
11 158 (5.59%) CRM
12 156 (5.52%) ITIL
13 137 (4.85%) ETL
14 134 (4.74%) Project Management
15 132 (4.67%) Technical Architecture
16 123 (4.35%) Scrum
17 117 (4.14%) Analytics
18 96 (3.40%) Data Management
19 91 (3.22%) Service Management
20 89 (3.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 429 (15.18%) Java
2 279 (9.87%) SQL
3 164 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 158 (5.59%) C#
5 68 (2.41%) Ruby
6 53 (1.88%) Python
7 42 (1.49%) Scala
8 40 (1.42%) C++
9 39 (1.38%) PL/SQL
10 36 (1.27%) C
11 33 (1.17%) T-SQL
12 31 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 24 (0.85%) Perl
14 23 (0.81%) PHP
15 19 (0.67%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.67%) VB.NET
16 15 (0.53%) Apex Code
17 14 (0.50%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.50%) ABAP
18 11 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 144 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 139 (4.92%) Degree
3 87 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 46 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (1.13%) CISSP
6 29 (1.03%) CCIE
7 22 (0.78%) CCNP
7 22 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.57%) CISM
10 13 (0.46%) CCNA
11 11 (0.39%) NCDA
11 11 (0.39%) NCIE
12 10 (0.35%) CCDP
13 8 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.25%) CISA
14 7 (0.25%) ISSAP
15 6 (0.21%) MCITP
15 6 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.30%) QA
2 26 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.74%) COBIT
4 20 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.67%) SLA
6 18 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.32%) GAAP
8 7 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.18%) JSP 440
9 5 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.18%) FATCA
10 4 (0.14%) HL7
11 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.11%) CESG Infosec
11 3 (0.11%) Basel III
12 2 (0.071%) EMIR
12 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 1 (0.035%) Basel II
13 1 (0.035%) DICOM
System Software
1 120 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 117 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 56 (1.98%) Hyper-V
3 56 (1.98%) vSphere
4 35 (1.24%) XenApp
5 28 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 23 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (0.57%) Xen
8 15 (0.53%) NFS
8 15 (0.53%) HDFS
9 14 (0.50%) Apache Flume
9 14 (0.50%) KVM
10 12 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.35%) SRDF
13 9 (0.32%) VMware ESX
13 9 (0.32%) vCloud
14 8 (0.28%) Docker
15 7 (0.25%) XenServer
15 7 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (1.34%) Puppet
2 36 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.81%) SCCM
4 14 (0.50%) Salt
5 13 (0.46%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.42%) Ansible
7 11 (0.39%) Oozie
8 10 (0.35%) SCOM
9 9 (0.32%) Nagios
9 9 (0.32%) ZABBIX
9 9 (0.32%) Cacti
10 6 (0.21%) Ambari
11 5 (0.18%) Data Guard
11 5 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (0.14%) OpenSSO
12 4 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.11%) Netcool
13 3 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 461 (16.31%) Oracle
2 302 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 177 (6.26%) VMware
4 166 (5.87%) IBM
5 150 (5.31%) SAP
6 144 (5.10%) Cisco
7 91 (3.22%) Citrix
8 74 (2.62%) NetApp
8 74 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
9 63 (2.23%) HP
10 60 (2.12%) Adobe
11 55 (1.95%) Informatica
12 45 (1.59%) TIBCO
13 43 (1.52%) Juniper
14 39 (1.38%) EMC
14 39 (1.38%) Sybase
14 39 (1.38%) Teradata
15 35 (1.24%) F5
16 31 (1.10%) Red Hat
17 30 (1.06%) Business Objects
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