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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 24 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1621 1422 1675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.88% 6.02% 6.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.46% 6.48% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 977 1127
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £496 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £47.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £61.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.45% +74.28%
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
21719 21935 22426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.23% 92.88% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15259 15046 15274
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 402 471
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 363 £550 +4.76% 81
Docklands, London +2 17 £563 +2.27%
Canary Wharf -2 17 £525 -19.23%
Croydon -12 11 £525 -13.93% 1
Uxbridge -7 5 £425 -13.92% 2
Hayes - 4 £475 - 3
Hammersmith - 4 - -
Ealing - 3 £385 -
West Drayton +1 2 £563 -6.25%
Bromley -6 2 £675 +107.69%
Feltham - 2 - -
Ilford - 2 £425 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £450 - 1
Paddington - 2 - -
Hounslow -1 1 - - 2
Southwark - 1 £475 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 669 (21.54%) Finance
2 497 (16.00%) Java
3 496 (15.97%) Oracle
4 490 (15.78%) Agile Software Development
5 399 (12.85%) Microsoft
6 359 (11.56%) Banking
7 322 (10.37%) TOGAF
8 300 (9.66%) SQL
9 296 (9.53%) Windows
10 278 (8.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 264 (8.50%) .NET
12 245 (7.89%) SOA
13 241 (7.76%) Web Services
14 236 (7.60%) Data Modelling
15 234 (7.53%) E-Commerce
16 233 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 231 (7.44%) Retail
18 229 (7.37%) VMware
19 216 (6.95%) JavaScript
19 216 (6.95%) SQL Server
20 202 (6.50%) IBM
21 201 (6.47%) HTML
22 200 (6.44%) Data Architecture
23 197 (6.34%) Migration
24 190 (6.12%) Data Centre
25 186 (5.99%) Linux
26 175 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
27 174 (5.60%) Scrum
28 171 (5.51%) Cisco
29 170 (5.47%) UNIX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 136 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 113 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 73 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 58 (1.87%) CMS
5 52 (1.67%) Apache
6 51 (1.64%) IIS
7 36 (1.16%) Node.js
8 34 (1.09%) JBoss
9 32 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 31 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 28 (0.90%) OpenStack
12 27 (0.87%) Lync
13 26 (0.84%) Tomcat
14 25 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (0.77%) MS Exchange
16 23 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
17 22 (0.71%) Apache Spark
18 21 (0.68%) MQSeries
19 20 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
20 17 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 111 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 37 (1.19%) MS Office
4 33 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.45%) MS Project
6 9 (0.29%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.19%) Mingle
9 3 (0.097%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.097%) SPSS
10 2 (0.064%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.064%) InDesign
11 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 65 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
4 13 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 12 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.35%) Tridion
6 11 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
8 9 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.26%) RMDS
10 6 (0.19%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.19%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.19%) SAP HR
10 6 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
11 5 (0.16%) Magento
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 135 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (2.58%) SaaS
4 62 (2.00%) PaaS
5 49 (1.58%) IaaS
6 42 (1.35%) Office 365
7 40 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.58%) Force.com
9 12 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
10 10 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (0.26%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.19%) GitHub
12 6 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.16%) Yammer
13 5 (0.16%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 147 (4.73%) Firewall
2 116 (3.73%) SAN
3 99 (3.19%) WAN
4 90 (2.90%) LAN
5 85 (2.74%) Internet
6 56 (1.80%) VPN
7 48 (1.55%) NAS
8 45 (1.45%) VLAN
8 45 (1.45%) VoIP
9 42 (1.35%) Network Security
10 40 (1.29%) Wireless
11 36 (1.16%) DNS
12 35 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 34 (1.09%) TCP/IP
13 34 (1.09%) MPLS
14 30 (0.97%) SSL
14 30 (0.97%) LDAP
15 29 (0.93%) HTTP
15 29 (0.93%) NetScaler
16 24 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 168 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 165 (5.31%) Big Data
4 108 (3.48%) Hadoop
5 107 (3.44%) MongoDB
6 91 (2.93%) MySQL
7 81 (2.61%) NoSQL
8 67 (2.16%) Relational Database
9 64 (2.06%) Oracle Database
10 54 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 45 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 45 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 36 (1.16%) HBase
13 34 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 34 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 30 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
15 28 (0.90%) DataStage
16 27 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (0.84%) DB2
18 25 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 60 (1.93%) Jenkins
2 36 (1.16%) Selenium
3 35 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 33 (1.06%) JIRA
5 30 (0.97%) ERwin
6 25 (0.80%) Maven
6 25 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (0.61%) JUnit
8 17 (0.55%) TeamCity
9 15 (0.48%) Subversion
10 13 (0.42%) WebDriver
10 13 (0.42%) Axure RP
10 13 (0.42%) SpecFlow
11 11 (0.35%) Hudson
11 11 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 10 (0.32%) Ant
13 9 (0.29%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
14 8 (0.26%) NUnit
15 7 (0.23%) JMeter
General
1 669 (21.54%) Finance
2 359 (11.56%) Banking
3 231 (7.44%) Retail
4 139 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 135 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 75 (2.41%) Marketing
7 52 (1.67%) Publishing
8 44 (1.42%) Legal
9 31 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 29 (0.93%) Billing
11 24 (0.77%) Games
11 24 (0.77%) Back Office
12 21 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (0.64%) Front Office
13 20 (0.64%) Law
14 17 (0.55%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.48%) Advertising
15 15 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
16 12 (0.39%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (8.50%) .NET
2 241 (7.76%) Web Services
3 201 (6.47%) HTML
4 133 (4.28%) CSS
5 132 (4.25%) Middleware
6 122 (3.93%) J2EE
6 122 (3.93%) HTML5
7 114 (3.67%) XML
8 79 (2.54%) REST
9 78 (2.51%) JSON
10 74 (2.38%) RESTful
11 62 (2.00%) Ajax
12 60 (1.93%) ASP.NET
13 57 (1.84%) Spring
14 55 (1.77%) AngularJS
15 54 (1.74%) SOAP
16 52 (1.67%) CSS3
17 47 (1.51%) Ruby on Rails
18 44 (1.42%) jQuery
19 36 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 190 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 138 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 94 (3.03%) User Experience
4 79 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 70 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 64 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 64 (2.06%) Data Integration
7 54 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 32 (1.03%) Clustering
9 31 (1.00%) Reference Data
10 30 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 30 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 30 (0.97%) Public Cloud
11 29 (0.93%) Replication
12 28 (0.90%) Data Structures
13 27 (0.87%) PKI
14 25 (0.80%) iPad
14 25 (0.80%) Private Cloud
15 24 (0.77%) Credit Risk
16 23 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 296 (9.53%) Windows
2 186 (5.99%) Linux
3 170 (5.47%) UNIX
4 79 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 75 (2.41%) Android
6 48 (1.55%) Solaris
7 46 (1.48%) AIX
8 26 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
9 25 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.55%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
15 9 (0.29%) CentOS
16 8 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.26%) MVS
16 8 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
18 3 (0.097%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (15.78%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (10.37%) TOGAF
3 278 (8.95%) Enterprise Architecture
4 245 (7.89%) SOA
5 236 (7.60%) Data Modelling
6 234 (7.53%) E-Commerce
7 233 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 200 (6.44%) Data Architecture
9 197 (6.34%) Migration
10 175 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
11 174 (5.60%) Scrum
12 165 (5.31%) CRM
13 163 (5.25%) Technical Architecture
14 153 (4.93%) Project Management
15 152 (4.89%) ITIL
16 134 (4.31%) TDD
17 133 (4.28%) Data Management
18 127 (4.09%) Analytics
19 126 (4.06%) Open Source
20 118 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 497 (16.00%) Java
2 300 (9.66%) SQL
3 216 (6.95%) JavaScript
4 122 (3.93%) C#
5 101 (3.25%) Ruby
6 49 (1.58%) Python
7 46 (1.48%) Scala
8 42 (1.35%) PHP
9 34 (1.09%) C
10 26 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 24 (0.77%) Clojure
12 23 (0.74%) PowerShell
13 21 (0.68%) Perl
14 18 (0.58%) C++
14 18 (0.58%) Apex Code
15 14 (0.45%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.35%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.35%) R
17 10 (0.32%) ABAP
18 9 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 152 (4.89%) Degree
2 128 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 83 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 69 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (1.58%) CISSP
6 27 (0.87%) CISM
7 23 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (0.68%) CCIE
9 21 (0.68%) CCNP
10 17 (0.55%) CCNA
11 14 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.29%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.26%) CISA
13 8 (0.26%) CCSA
14 7 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.23%) JNCIA
14 7 (0.23%) MCITP
14 7 (0.23%) PMP
14 7 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (2.61%) QA
2 34 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.68%) SLA
4 18 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.48%) COBIT
7 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.23%) Basel II
7 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.19%) FATCA
8 6 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.16%) Basel III
10 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.097%) CESG Infosec
11 3 (0.097%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.097%) COREP
11 3 (0.097%) EMIR
12 2 (0.064%) HL7
12 2 (0.064%) MiFID
System Software
1 158 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 135 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 64 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 51 (1.64%) vSphere
5 42 (1.35%) XenApp
6 26 (0.84%) XenDesktop
7 22 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
8 19 (0.61%) vCloud
9 18 (0.58%) Docker
9 18 (0.58%) ProxySG
10 16 (0.52%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.48%) NFS
12 14 (0.45%) HDFS
12 14 (0.45%) SRDF
13 13 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 13 (0.42%) Xen
14 11 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (0.35%) KVM
15 10 (0.32%) XenServer
16 9 (0.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 57 (1.84%) Puppet
2 50 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (1.06%) SCCM
4 24 (0.77%) Ansible
5 20 (0.64%) Tivoli
6 18 (0.58%) Salt
7 17 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (0.48%) BladeLogic
8 15 (0.48%) SCOM
9 14 (0.45%) Control-M
10 8 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 8 (0.26%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.23%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.19%) XenMobile
12 6 (0.19%) EMC VPLEX
13 5 (0.16%) SnapMirror
13 5 (0.16%) SnapVault
13 5 (0.16%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.16%) Rundeck
13 5 (0.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 496 (15.97%) Oracle
2 399 (12.85%) Microsoft
3 229 (7.37%) VMware
4 202 (6.50%) IBM
5 171 (5.51%) Cisco
6 141 (4.54%) SAP
7 109 (3.51%) Citrix
8 75 (2.41%) HP
9 74 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
10 73 (2.35%) Adobe
11 71 (2.29%) NetApp
12 56 (1.80%) Informatica
13 52 (1.67%) TIBCO
14 46 (1.48%) Pega
15 44 (1.42%) CheckPoint
16 41 (1.32%) ATG
16 41 (1.32%) EMC
17 39 (1.26%) hybris
18 38 (1.22%) Symantec
19 36 (1.16%) Juniper
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £75k - 90k per year + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £540.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salary/package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: to £650 day, 6 months contract likely to extend
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £700 - £1000 per day
Posted: 2 days ago