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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1827 1464 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.42% 6.55% 6.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.88% 6.89% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 967 1130
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £46.50 £100.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.50% +135.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £39.87 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £100.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -11.51%
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
20566 21246 22693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.12% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14667 15031 16334
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 345 448
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 +10 236 £600 +9.09% 71
Croydon -8 17 £525 +8.80%
Canary Wharf +5 16 £600 +20.00%
Westminster - 6 £575 -
Docklands, London 0 5 £550 -10.20%
Feltham +1 4 £498 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 2 - -
Chessington 0 2 £400 -
Bromley -2 2 £600 +11.62%
Uxbridge +4 1 £500 +11.11%
Wimbledon -3 1 £453 -6.21%
Brentford - 1 £481 - 1
Hounslow - 1 - - 2
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 785 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 737 (19.30%) Finance
3 509 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 501 (13.12%) Java
5 453 (11.86%) Oracle
6 438 (11.47%) Data Modelling
7 435 (11.39%) TOGAF
8 417 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 416 (10.89%) Security Cleared
10 403 (10.55%) Banking
11 396 (10.37%) SQL
12 378 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
13 326 (8.54%) SC Cleared
14 325 (8.51%) Migration
15 319 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
16 315 (8.25%) Windows
17 303 (7.93%) .NET
18 302 (7.91%) SOA
19 301 (7.88%) Big Data
20 299 (7.83%) DevOps
20 299 (7.83%) Retail
21 297 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
22 281 (7.36%) SQL Server
23 275 (7.20%) Enterprise Architecture
24 263 (6.89%) Data Architecture
25 255 (6.68%) VMware
26 251 (6.57%) Web Services
27 243 (6.36%) Technical Architecture
28 234 (6.13%) JavaScript
29 226 (5.92%) Cisco

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
1 122 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 103 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 99 (2.59%) Apache Spark
4 87 (2.28%) Apache
5 80 (2.09%) WebSphere
6 74 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 66 (1.73%) CMS
8 54 (1.41%) Skype for Business
9 45 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 44 (1.15%) MS Exchange
10 44 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 43 (1.13%) Confluence
12 40 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
13 38 (1.00%) IIS
14 35 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
15 27 (0.71%) OpenStack
16 26 (0.68%) JBoss
17 25 (0.65%) Apache Pig
18 24 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
18 24 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 148 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 51 (1.34%) MS Office
3 32 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.55%) MS Project
5 10 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.052%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.052%) SPSS
10 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.026%) InVision
10 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 78 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (1.07%) Eloqua
4 16 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
5 15 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 12 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
8 9 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 9 (0.24%) SAP HCM
8 9 (0.24%) Unica
9 8 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
9 8 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.18%) Temenos T24
11 6 (0.16%) SAP hybris
11 6 (0.16%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 417 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 378 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
3 165 (4.32%) Office 365
4 162 (4.24%) IaaS
5 147 (3.85%) PaaS
6 128 (3.35%) SaaS
7 44 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 28 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (0.73%) OpenShift
10 25 (0.65%) GitHub
11 21 (0.55%) Yammer
12 20 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
12 20 (0.52%) Amazon S3
13 17 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
14 15 (0.39%) CloudBees
14 15 (0.39%) G Suite
15 14 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 14 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
16 11 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 194 (5.08%) Firewall
2 168 (4.40%) WAN
3 132 (3.46%) LAN
4 93 (2.44%) VPN
5 85 (2.23%) TCP/IP
6 84 (2.20%) HTTP
6 84 (2.20%) Internet
7 81 (2.12%) Network Security
8 77 (2.02%) DNS
9 50 (1.31%) Wireless
10 46 (1.20%) SAN
11 45 (1.18%) LDAP
12 41 (1.07%) Skype
13 39 (1.02%) MPLS
14 34 (0.89%) Unified Communications
14 34 (0.89%) VoIP
15 29 (0.76%) DHCP
15 29 (0.76%) iSCSI
16 28 (0.73%) VLAN
17 26 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (7.88%) Big Data
2 281 (7.36%) SQL Server
3 215 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 209 (5.47%) Hadoop
5 119 (3.12%) NoSQL
6 106 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 80 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 77 (2.02%) Oracle Database
9 64 (1.68%) Apache Hive
10 63 (1.65%) MySQL
11 61 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 60 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 58 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
14 52 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 47 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 46 (1.20%) QlikView
17 40 (1.05%) HBase
18 36 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
18 36 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
19 35 (0.92%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 100 (2.62%) Jenkins
2 80 (2.09%) JIRA
3 77 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 41 (1.07%) Maven
5 34 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (0.79%) ERwin
7 29 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 25 (0.65%) Eclipse
9 21 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
10 18 (0.47%) SonarQube
11 16 (0.42%) Axure RP
12 15 (0.39%) Bitbucket
13 14 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
13 14 (0.37%) Subversion
14 13 (0.34%) Ant
14 13 (0.34%) JUnit
15 11 (0.29%) IntelliJ
15 11 (0.29%) Selenium
16 9 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 737 (19.30%) Finance
2 403 (10.55%) Banking
3 299 (7.83%) Retail
4 169 (4.43%) Marketing
5 102 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 88 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 52 (1.36%) Legal
8 48 (1.26%) Law
9 45 (1.18%) Publishing
10 38 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 35 (0.92%) Advertising
11 35 (0.92%) Back Office
12 34 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 24 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 21 (0.55%) Front Office
15 17 (0.45%) Billing
16 14 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.34%) Games
18 10 (0.26%) Electronics
19 7 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (7.93%) .NET
2 251 (6.57%) Web Services
3 224 (5.87%) HTML
4 222 (5.81%) REST
5 198 (5.18%) XML
6 177 (4.63%) CSS
7 139 (3.64%) Middleware
8 137 (3.59%) SOAP
9 135 (3.53%) JSON
10 110 (2.88%) AngularJS
11 106 (2.78%) HTML5
12 101 (2.64%) Spring
13 99 (2.59%) J2EE
14 88 (2.30%) RESTful
15 77 (2.02%) Node.js
16 76 (1.99%) jQuery
17 71 (1.86%) ASP.NET
18 58 (1.52%) .NET Framework
19 57 (1.49%) XSLT
20 55 (1.44%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 194 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 159 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 123 (3.22%) Data Integration
5 114 (2.99%) User Experience
6 83 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 77 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 74 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 70 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 60 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
11 56 (1.47%) PKI
12 51 (1.34%) Reference Data
13 49 (1.28%) Public Cloud
14 46 (1.20%) Algorithms
15 44 (1.15%) Private Cloud
16 43 (1.13%) Visualisation
17 39 (1.02%) CESG
18 28 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (0.73%) Taxonomies
19 26 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 315 (8.25%) Windows
2 204 (5.34%) Linux
3 114 (2.99%) Unix
4 94 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 49 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (1.15%) Windows 10
7 42 (1.10%) Solaris
8 38 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (0.81%) Android
10 29 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (0.73%) AIX
12 23 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 17 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.37%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.37%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.16%) VMS
16 5 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.10%) Windows XP
17 4 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 438 (11.47%) Data Modelling
3 435 (11.39%) TOGAF
4 325 (8.51%) Migration
5 319 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 302 (7.91%) SOA
7 299 (7.83%) DevOps
8 297 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
9 275 (7.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 263 (6.89%) Data Architecture
11 243 (6.36%) Technical Architecture
12 226 (5.92%) Scrum
13 217 (5.68%) E-Commerce
14 200 (5.24%) CRM
15 179 (4.69%) Analytics
16 174 (4.56%) ITIL
16 174 (4.56%) Open Source
17 161 (4.22%) Data Management
18 160 (4.19%) Security Architecture
19 157 (4.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 501 (13.12%) Java
2 396 (10.37%) SQL
3 234 (6.13%) JavaScript
4 158 (4.14%) C#
5 135 (3.53%) Python
6 73 (1.91%) Scala
7 67 (1.75%) Ruby
8 56 (1.47%) C
9 48 (1.26%) PHP
10 37 (0.97%) PowerShell
11 36 (0.94%) PL/SQL
11 36 (0.94%) R
12 35 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 31 (0.81%) C++
14 28 (0.73%) TypeScript
15 22 (0.58%) Perl
15 22 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 21 (0.55%) Apex Code
17 16 (0.42%) ActionScript
17 16 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 416 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 326 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 142 (3.72%) Degree
4 92 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 87 (2.28%) CISSP
6 59 (1.54%) DV Cleared
7 53 (1.39%) CCIE
8 46 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (1.10%) CISM
10 40 (1.05%) CCNP
11 31 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
12 28 (0.73%) CLAS
12 28 (0.73%) PMP
13 25 (0.65%) ISEB
14 24 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (0.55%) CRISC
16 20 (0.52%) AWS Certification
17 18 (0.47%) JNCIS
17 18 (0.47%) MCSE
18 15 (0.39%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (2.75%) Data Quality
2 80 (2.09%) QA
3 46 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 42 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 32 (0.84%) MiFID
6 28 (0.73%) COBIT
7 26 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (0.42%) FATCA
9 15 (0.39%) ISO20022
9 15 (0.39%) SLA
10 12 (0.31%) SEPA
11 11 (0.29%) Solvency II
12 8 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
13 7 (0.18%) EMIR
14 6 (0.16%) Dublin Core
15 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 3 (0.079%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 2 (0.052%) BS7799
17 2 (0.052%) Dodd-Frank
17 2 (0.052%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 201 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 138 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (2.09%) Docker
4 72 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.84%) vCloud
6 31 (0.81%) XenApp
7 28 (0.73%) KVM
8 25 (0.65%) Apache Flume
9 24 (0.63%) vSphere
9 24 (0.63%) Xen
10 23 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 21 (0.55%) NFS
12 19 (0.50%) HDFS
12 19 (0.50%) VMware ESX
13 18 (0.47%) SRDF
13 18 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (0.37%) XenDesktop
15 13 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 80 (2.09%) Puppet
2 64 (1.68%) Ansible
3 57 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (1.49%) SCCM
4 30 (0.79%) Terraform
5 24 (0.63%) SCOM
6 22 (0.58%) MOM
7 20 (0.52%) Kubernetes
8 19 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
9 13 (0.34%) vRealize
10 12 (0.31%) Consul
10 12 (0.31%) Kibana
11 11 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 11 (0.29%) Nagios
12 10 (0.26%) Packer
12 10 (0.26%) Rsyslog
12 10 (0.26%) ZABBIX
13 9 (0.24%) Oozie
13 9 (0.24%) yum
Vendors
1 509 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 453 (11.86%) Oracle
3 255 (6.68%) VMware
4 226 (5.92%) Cisco
5 223 (5.84%) IBM
6 175 (4.58%) Salesforce.com
7 170 (4.45%) SAP
8 104 (2.72%) Citrix
9 88 (2.30%) Adobe
10 77 (2.02%) Google
11 67 (1.75%) MuleSoft
12 63 (1.65%) Informatica
13 57 (1.49%) HP
13 57 (1.49%) Juniper
14 54 (1.41%) CheckPoint
15 42 (1.10%) hybris
15 42 (1.10%) NetApp
16 41 (1.07%) Tableau
17 38 (1.00%) F5
18 37 (0.97%) Splunk
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £700 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £590 - £650 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cooper Burns Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
PMC retail
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day 500-650pd all inclusive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day TBC
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago