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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 25 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1311 1543 1237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.17% 7.06% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 7.60% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 1055 828
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £476 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.15% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £52.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +5.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.13 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+12.18% -7.10%
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
19641 20305 18742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 92.89% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13747 13733 12765
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £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 328 389 436
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -2.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.35 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -8 269 £550 - 97
Canary Wharf +7 9 £594 +18.75%
Uxbridge -2 4 £413 -21.42%
Docklands, London -11 4 £383 -32.59%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 - -
Bromley +8 3 £500 -13.04%
Brentford -8 3 £350 -35.77%
Croydon -7 2 £425 -24.44% 2
Hounslow - 2 £275 -
Westminster - 2 £550 -
Romford +2 1 £600 -4.00%
Hammersmith -1 1 £433 -23.11% 1
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Hayes - - - - 4
Surbiton - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 613 (20.89%) Finance
2 457 (15.58%) Oracle
3 405 (13.80%) Java
4 380 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
5 364 (12.41%) Banking
6 326 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 308 (10.50%) Windows
8 306 (10.43%) Microsoft
9 283 (9.65%) SQL Server
10 278 (9.48%) .NET
11 277 (9.44%) Migration
12 276 (9.41%) SQL
13 235 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
14 234 (7.98%) Data Modelling
15 226 (7.70%) Enterprise Architecture
16 220 (7.50%) Retail
17 210 (7.16%) SOA
18 203 (6.92%) E-Commerce
18 203 (6.92%) Web Services
18 203 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 194 (6.61%) Data Architecture
20 183 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
21 179 (6.10%) Linux
22 172 (5.86%) Security Cleared
23 168 (5.73%) C#
24 166 (5.66%) ITIL
25 160 (5.45%) SharePoint
26 158 (5.39%) Cisco
27 156 (5.32%) SAP
28 154 (5.25%) VMware

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 160 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 57 (1.94%) IIS
3 53 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
4 47 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 43 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 42 (1.43%) CMS
7 40 (1.36%) MS Exchange
8 35 (1.19%) Lync
9 33 (1.12%) Apache
10 32 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (1.06%) Node.js
12 28 (0.95%) WebLogic
13 26 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
14 22 (0.75%) SAS
14 22 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
15 21 (0.72%) Apache Pig
15 21 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (0.68%) Mule
17 18 (0.61%) JBoss
17 18 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 88 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 30 (1.02%) MS Office
4 15 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (0.24%) Revit
7 7 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.24%) SPSS
8 6 (0.20%) MS Project
9 4 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.034%) InDesign
11 1 (0.034%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 37 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
4 15 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
5 12 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 10 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
8 8 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.20%) Summit
10 5 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.17%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
10 5 (0.17%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.17%) Tridion
11 4 (0.14%) SAP MDM
11 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
12 3 (0.10%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 75 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (1.94%) SaaS
3 51 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (1.47%) Office 365
5 28 (0.95%) PaaS
5 28 (0.95%) IaaS
6 16 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.37%) Force.com
7 11 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.31%) CloudFront
9 8 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.24%) GitHub
11 6 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.20%) ElastiCache
12 4 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
13 2 (0.068%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.034%) Yammer
14 1 (0.034%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.50%) Firewall
2 125 (4.26%) WAN
3 108 (3.68%) LAN
4 87 (2.97%) SAN
5 64 (2.18%) Internet
6 63 (2.15%) VPN
7 52 (1.77%) MPLS
8 47 (1.60%) Network Security
9 42 (1.43%) OSPF
10 40 (1.36%) BGP
11 34 (1.16%) DNS
12 32 (1.09%) NAS
13 30 (1.02%) VLAN
14 29 (0.99%) VoIP
15 27 (0.92%) NetScaler
16 26 (0.89%) EIGRP
16 26 (0.89%) IP Telephony
17 25 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
19 23 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 183 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
3 144 (4.91%) Big Data
4 121 (4.12%) Hadoop
5 84 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 80 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 75 (2.56%) Oracle Database
8 60 (2.04%) MySQL
9 47 (1.60%) Oracle BI EE
9 47 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
10 45 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 43 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 41 (1.40%) DB2
12 41 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 41 (1.40%) Apache Hive
12 41 (1.40%) Oracle Exadata
13 39 (1.33%) Relational Database
14 38 (1.30%) DataStage
14 38 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (1.60%) Jenkins
2 29 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (0.95%) Maven
4 27 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 26 (0.89%) ERwin
6 20 (0.68%) Subversion
7 15 (0.51%) Axure RP
8 14 (0.48%) Hudson
9 12 (0.41%) JIRA
10 11 (0.37%) Visual Studio
11 10 (0.34%) JUnit
11 10 (0.34%) Selenium
12 8 (0.27%) PowerDesigner
12 8 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 8 (0.27%) Moq
13 7 (0.24%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.20%) JMeter
14 6 (0.20%) NUnit
15 5 (0.17%) RSpec
General
1 613 (20.89%) Finance
2 364 (12.41%) Banking
3 220 (7.50%) Retail
4 142 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 115 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 50 (1.70%) Marketing
7 40 (1.36%) Publishing
8 35 (1.19%) Games
9 34 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.12%) Front Office
11 31 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 28 (0.95%) Legal
13 19 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.55%) Law
14 16 (0.55%) Billing
15 15 (0.51%) Back Office
16 11 (0.37%) Advertising
17 9 (0.31%) Electronics
18 8 (0.27%) Retail Banking
19 6 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (9.48%) .NET
2 203 (6.92%) Web Services
3 114 (3.89%) HTML
4 92 (3.14%) XML
5 85 (2.90%) CSS
6 80 (2.73%) REST
7 75 (2.56%) ASP.NET
8 74 (2.52%) J2EE
9 73 (2.49%) Middleware
10 58 (1.98%) HTML5
11 57 (1.94%) jQuery
12 50 (1.70%) SOAP
13 44 (1.50%) Spring
14 43 (1.47%) WCF
15 38 (1.30%) RESTful
16 37 (1.26%) .NET Framework
17 36 (1.23%) AngularJS
18 29 (0.99%) Java EE
19 27 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 27 (0.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 132 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (3.37%) User Experience
3 90 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
4 88 (3.00%) Open Source
5 67 (2.28%) Management Information System
6 66 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 39 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 39 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 33 (1.12%) Data Integration
9 29 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 25 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 25 (0.85%) Clustering
11 23 (0.78%) PKI
12 22 (0.75%) Mathematics
13 20 (0.68%) Derivative
14 18 (0.61%) Replication
14 18 (0.61%) Physics
14 18 (0.61%) Social Media
15 17 (0.58%) Market Risk
16 15 (0.51%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 308 (10.50%) Windows
2 179 (6.10%) Linux
3 123 (4.19%) UNIX
4 52 (1.77%) Android
5 51 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 43 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (1.16%) Solaris
8 28 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.78%) AIX
10 19 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.61%) CentOS
11 18 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.48%) Debian
14 8 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.17%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 277 (9.44%) Migration
4 235 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
5 234 (7.98%) Data Modelling
6 226 (7.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 210 (7.16%) SOA
8 203 (6.92%) E-Commerce
8 203 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 194 (6.61%) Data Architecture
10 166 (5.66%) ITIL
11 148 (5.04%) CRM
12 142 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
13 140 (4.77%) ETL
14 122 (4.16%) Project Management
15 112 (3.82%) Service Management
15 112 (3.82%) Scrum
16 107 (3.65%) Analytics
17 98 (3.34%) DevOps
18 91 (3.10%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 405 (13.80%) Java
2 276 (9.41%) SQL
3 168 (5.73%) C#
4 141 (4.81%) JavaScript
5 56 (1.91%) Python
6 55 (1.87%) Ruby
7 52 (1.77%) PL/SQL
8 42 (1.43%) C++
9 37 (1.26%) C
9 37 (1.26%) Perl
9 37 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 34 (1.16%) Scala
11 33 (1.12%) PHP
12 31 (1.06%) Shell Script
13 29 (0.99%) PowerShell
14 23 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 17 (0.58%) VB.NET
16 15 (0.51%) Clojure
16 15 (0.51%) ABAP
17 14 (0.48%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 172 (5.86%) Security Cleared
2 154 (5.25%) Degree
3 108 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 49 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (1.09%) CCIE
6 31 (1.06%) VCP4
7 30 (1.02%) CISSP
8 24 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 23 (0.78%) CCNP
10 19 (0.65%) CCNA
11 15 (0.51%) CCDP
12 14 (0.48%) MCSE
13 13 (0.44%) CISM
14 12 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.37%) NCDA
15 11 (0.37%) NCIE
16 8 (0.27%) CCA
16 8 (0.27%) CISA
17 7 (0.24%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (1.74%) QA
2 22 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (0.75%) COBIT
3 20 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.48%) SLA
6 13 (0.44%) GAAP
7 8 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.17%) Basel III
9 4 (0.14%) FATCA
10 3 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.068%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.068%) WCAG
11 2 (0.068%) WAI
11 2 (0.068%) HL7
12 1 (0.034%) GPG13
12 1 (0.034%) PAS 55
12 1 (0.034%) DICOM
System Software
1 111 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 101 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 45 (1.53%) vSphere
5 30 (1.02%) XenApp
6 28 (0.95%) XenDesktop
7 26 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
8 21 (0.72%) HDFS
9 18 (0.61%) Apache Flume
10 17 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.37%) XenServer
12 11 (0.37%) VMware ESX
12 11 (0.37%) NFS
13 9 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.31%) KVM
13 9 (0.31%) Xen
14 8 (0.27%) Docker
15 7 (0.24%) SRDF
16 5 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 47 (1.60%) Puppet
2 45 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (1.26%) SCCM
4 17 (0.58%) Oozie
4 17 (0.58%) Salt
5 16 (0.55%) Tivoli
6 15 (0.51%) ZABBIX
6 15 (0.51%) Cacti
6 15 (0.51%) Nagios
7 14 (0.48%) SCOM
8 11 (0.37%) Ambari
9 10 (0.34%) Ansible
10 6 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.17%) OpenSSO
11 5 (0.17%) Windows Intune
11 5 (0.17%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.17%) Control-M
11 5 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 457 (15.58%) Oracle
2 306 (10.43%) Microsoft
3 158 (5.39%) Cisco
4 156 (5.32%) SAP
5 154 (5.25%) VMware
6 142 (4.84%) IBM
7 79 (2.69%) Citrix
8 57 (1.94%) HP
8 57 (1.94%) Adobe
8 57 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
9 50 (1.70%) Sybase
9 50 (1.70%) NetApp
10 43 (1.47%) Teradata
10 43 (1.47%) EMC
11 41 (1.40%) Informatica
12 39 (1.33%) CheckPoint
13 37 (1.26%) Business Objects
13 37 (1.26%) TIBCO
14 34 (1.16%) Siebel
15 33 (1.12%) Red Hat
City, London
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Rate: market rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £700 per day based on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day £550 (maybe <£650 for right candidate)
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Reed Professional Services
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Harris Global
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
e-Recruiter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Connectus
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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