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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1549 1316 1381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.99% 5.82% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.58% 6.26% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 905 848
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +5 336 £550 +4.76% 102
Canary Wharf -2 17 £525 -16.00%
Docklands, London +1 9 £550 +2.80%
Bromley +5 7 £675 +22.72%
Croydon -8 7 £571 +3.86%
Feltham - 5 £505 -
Ealing -3 3 £385 +40.00%
Hounslow - 3 £463 - 2
Brentford - 3 - - 2
Chiswick +2 1 - -
West Drayton +1 1 £563 +3.21%
Hammersmith -5 1 £625 -
Paddington -8 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - - 2
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 636 (22.04%) Finance
2 476 (16.49%) Oracle
3 465 (16.11%) Java
4 438 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
5 340 (11.78%) Microsoft
6 336 (11.64%) Banking
7 311 (10.78%) Windows
8 307 (10.64%) TOGAF
9 275 (9.53%) SQL
10 273 (9.46%) .NET
11 235 (8.14%) SOA
12 228 (7.90%) SQL Server
13 222 (7.69%) Data Modelling
14 212 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 212 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
15 209 (7.24%) Retail
16 208 (7.21%) Migration
17 207 (7.17%) E-Commerce
17 207 (7.17%) Web Services
18 188 (6.51%) VMware
19 187 (6.48%) Data Architecture
20 186 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
21 185 (6.41%) Linux
22 175 (6.06%) JavaScript
22 175 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
23 164 (5.68%) IBM
24 163 (5.65%) CRM
25 155 (5.37%) Big Data
26 151 (5.23%) ITIL
27 148 (5.13%) Scrum

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 127 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 86 (2.98%) WebSphere
3 71 (2.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 57 (1.98%) IIS
5 47 (1.63%) Apache
6 44 (1.52%) CMS
7 43 (1.49%) Node.js
8 36 (1.25%) WebLogic
9 34 (1.18%) MS Exchange
10 33 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 30 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (0.87%) JBoss
13 21 (0.73%) Tomcat
13 21 (0.73%) Lync
14 20 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (0.69%) Mule
15 19 (0.66%) MQSeries
16 18 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
17 17 (0.59%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 97 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 29 (1.00%) MS Office
4 19 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.24%) MS Project
8 5 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.17%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.14%) SPSS
9 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.035%) Revit
10 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.035%) InDesign
10 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
4 12 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 12 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.24%) Tridion
9 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.21%) RMDS
9 6 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.17%) SAP MDM
11 4 (0.14%) SAP HR
11 4 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.14%) SAP FI
11 4 (0.14%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 107 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (2.18%) SaaS
4 46 (1.59%) PaaS
5 38 (1.32%) Office 365
6 37 (1.28%) IaaS
7 32 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.45%) Force.com
8 13 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.31%) CloudFront
11 7 (0.24%) GitHub
11 7 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.17%) Yammer
12 5 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.17%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 146 (5.06%) Firewall
2 101 (3.50%) WAN
3 100 (3.47%) SAN
4 92 (3.19%) LAN
5 74 (2.56%) VPN
6 47 (1.63%) Internet
7 46 (1.59%) MPLS
8 42 (1.46%) VLAN
9 40 (1.39%) Network Security
10 39 (1.35%) DNS
11 34 (1.18%) VoIP
12 33 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (1.11%) NetScaler
14 29 (1.00%) NAS
14 29 (1.00%) LDAP
15 26 (0.90%) Wireless
16 25 (0.87%) HTTP
17 24 (0.83%) TCP/IP
18 23 (0.80%) SSL
18 23 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (7.90%) SQL Server
2 175 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 155 (5.37%) Big Data
4 96 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 76 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 73 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 66 (2.29%) MySQL
8 64 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 61 (2.11%) Relational Database
10 58 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 41 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 41 (1.42%) DB2
12 36 (1.25%) DataStage
12 36 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 32 (1.11%) RDBMS
13 32 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 29 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
14 29 (1.00%) Apache Hive
15 25 (0.87%) HBase
16 23 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 57 (1.98%) Jenkins
2 39 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 32 (1.11%) Maven
4 30 (1.04%) ERwin
5 28 (0.97%) JIRA
6 22 (0.76%) JUnit
6 22 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (0.73%) Subversion
7 21 (0.73%) Selenium
8 12 (0.42%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.35%) Axure RP
10 9 (0.31%) RSpec
11 8 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 8 (0.28%) Artifactory
11 8 (0.28%) Ant
11 8 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
11 8 (0.28%) NUnit
12 7 (0.24%) JMeter
12 7 (0.24%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.24%) Hudson
General
1 636 (22.04%) Finance
2 336 (11.64%) Banking
3 209 (7.24%) Retail
4 143 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 132 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 54 (1.87%) Publishing
7 52 (1.80%) Marketing
8 36 (1.25%) Games
9 33 (1.14%) Legal
10 25 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 23 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.76%) Front Office
12 22 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 22 (0.76%) Billing
13 16 (0.55%) Back Office
14 15 (0.52%) Law
15 9 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
15 9 (0.31%) Advertising
16 7 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.24%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (9.46%) .NET
2 207 (7.17%) Web Services
3 143 (4.95%) HTML
4 106 (3.67%) XML
5 96 (3.33%) CSS
6 92 (3.19%) Middleware
7 83 (2.88%) J2EE
8 82 (2.84%) REST
9 79 (2.74%) HTML5
10 60 (2.08%) ASP.NET
11 58 (2.01%) JSON
12 52 (1.80%) Spring
13 49 (1.70%) SOAP
14 48 (1.66%) AngularJS
14 48 (1.66%) RESTful
15 46 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
15 46 (1.59%) Ajax
16 40 (1.39%) WCF
17 39 (1.35%) jQuery
18 35 (1.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 134 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (3.78%) Open Source
3 85 (2.95%) User Experience
4 67 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 55 (1.91%) Mobile App
7 52 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 48 (1.66%) Data Integration
9 36 (1.25%) Clustering
10 33 (1.14%) PKI
11 26 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 26 (0.90%) Replication
12 25 (0.87%) Visualisation
13 23 (0.80%) Client/Server
14 22 (0.76%) Public Cloud
15 20 (0.69%) Social Media
15 20 (0.69%) Video on Demand
15 20 (0.69%) Mathematics
15 20 (0.69%) Credit Risk
16 19 (0.66%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 311 (10.78%) Windows
2 185 (6.41%) Linux
3 123 (4.26%) UNIX
4 70 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 68 (2.36%) Android
6 39 (1.35%) AIX
7 37 (1.28%) Solaris
8 28 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (0.59%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
14 10 (0.35%) CentOS
15 9 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.24%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.17%) Debian
18 3 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 3 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (10.64%) TOGAF
3 235 (8.14%) SOA
4 222 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 212 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 212 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 208 (7.21%) Migration
7 207 (7.17%) E-Commerce
8 187 (6.48%) Data Architecture
9 186 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
10 163 (5.65%) CRM
11 151 (5.23%) ITIL
12 148 (5.13%) Scrum
13 139 (4.82%) ETL
13 139 (4.82%) Project Management
14 136 (4.71%) Technical Architecture
15 127 (4.40%) Analytics
16 102 (3.53%) Data Management
17 95 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
18 93 (3.22%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 465 (16.11%) Java
2 275 (9.53%) SQL
3 175 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 145 (5.02%) C#
5 87 (3.01%) Ruby
6 63 (2.18%) Python
7 44 (1.52%) Scala
8 37 (1.28%) C
9 36 (1.25%) C++
10 31 (1.07%) PowerShell
10 31 (1.07%) PHP
11 28 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 27 (0.94%) PL/SQL
13 19 (0.66%) Perl
14 16 (0.55%) ABAP
15 15 (0.52%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.52%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.35%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.35%) VB
17 9 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 145 (5.02%) Degree
2 139 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 90 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 51 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (1.14%) CISSP
6 26 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (0.90%) CCIE
7 18 (0.62%) CCNP
8 17 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.52%) CISM
11 10 (0.35%) CCNA
12 9 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.28%) MCSE
13 8 (0.28%) MCITP
13 8 (0.28%) ISSAP
14 7 (0.24%) CCDP
14 7 (0.24%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.21%) NCDA
15 6 (0.21%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (2.63%) QA
2 30 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.66%) COBIT
4 19 (0.66%) SLA
5 15 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.21%) FATCA
7 6 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.17%) GAAP
8 5 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.10%) CESG Infosec
10 3 (0.10%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.10%) HL7
10 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.10%) Basel III
11 2 (0.069%) EMIR
12 1 (0.035%) Basel II
System Software
1 133 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 127 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 53 (1.84%) vSphere
5 39 (1.35%) XenApp
6 28 (0.97%) XenDesktop
7 24 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (0.52%) vCloud
9 14 (0.49%) HDFS
9 14 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.42%) Docker
10 12 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 12 (0.42%) Xen
11 11 (0.38%) NFS
12 10 (0.35%) VMware ESX
12 10 (0.35%) XenServer
13 9 (0.31%) KVM
13 9 (0.31%) Varnish
14 8 (0.28%) SRDF
14 8 (0.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 50 (1.73%) Puppet
2 40 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.97%) SCCM
4 21 (0.73%) Ansible
5 18 (0.62%) Salt
6 16 (0.55%) SCOM
7 14 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 11 (0.38%) ZABBIX
9 10 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.31%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.28%) Rundeck
11 8 (0.28%) Control-M
12 7 (0.24%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.21%) Nagios
13 6 (0.21%) Cacti
14 5 (0.17%) Data Guard
14 5 (0.17%) Ambari
14 5 (0.17%) logstash
14 5 (0.17%) Kibana
14 5 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 476 (16.49%) Oracle
2 340 (11.78%) Microsoft
3 188 (6.51%) VMware
4 164 (5.68%) IBM
5 146 (5.06%) SAP
6 144 (4.99%) Cisco
7 96 (3.33%) Citrix
8 73 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
9 72 (2.49%) HP
10 67 (2.32%) Adobe
10 67 (2.32%) NetApp
11 54 (1.87%) Informatica
12 47 (1.63%) Juniper
12 47 (1.63%) TIBCO
13 40 (1.39%) Pega
14 36 (1.25%) CheckPoint
14 36 (1.25%) ATG
15 35 (1.21%) Teradata
15 35 (1.21%) Business Objects
16 34 (1.18%) Red Hat
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