The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1406 1678 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.96% 6.92% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.43% 7.49% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 1126 998
Average daily rate
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£525 £539 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.55% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £694 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21865 22414 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15013 15255 15840
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 472 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Architect
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -9 295 £525 -1.86% 105
Uxbridge +10 13 £494 -14.13%
Canary Wharf +18 8 £650 -
Docklands, London -1 8 £550 -1.12%
Croydon +3 5 £610 +11.41% 1
Bromley -1 2 £325 -40.90%
Wimbledon - 2 £555 -
Hounslow +8 1 £525 +16.66% 1
Brentford -5 1 - - 1
Chiswick - 1 £450 -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Upminster - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 558 (19.66%) Finance
2 456 (16.07%) Oracle
3 369 (13.00%) TOGAF
4 333 (11.73%) Java
5 323 (11.38%) Microsoft
6 312 (10.99%) Windows
7 303 (10.68%) Banking
8 301 (10.61%) SQL
9 281 (9.90%) Migration
10 262 (9.23%) SOA
11 256 (9.02%) Data Modelling
12 239 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
13 233 (8.21%) SQL Server
14 215 (7.58%) Retail
15 213 (7.51%) .NET
16 209 (7.36%) VMware
17 198 (6.98%) Linux
18 196 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
19 195 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
20 175 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
21 173 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
21 173 (6.10%) Data Architecture
22 170 (5.99%) Cisco
23 164 (5.78%) Technical Architecture
24 162 (5.71%) HTML
25 160 (5.64%) SAP
26 155 (5.46%) Web Services
27 153 (5.39%) Security Cleared
28 151 (5.32%) E-Commerce
29 149 (5.25%) Middleware

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
1 141 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 78 (2.75%) WebSphere
3 50 (1.76%) CMS
4 49 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
5 48 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 43 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 43 (1.52%) Lync
7 41 (1.44%) IIS
7 41 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 39 (1.37%) Apache
9 26 (0.92%) TIBCO EMS
10 25 (0.88%) Node.js
10 25 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 22 (0.78%) Tomcat
11 22 (0.78%) SAS
11 22 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 21 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (0.67%) Adobe CQ
13 19 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
14 17 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 108 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 31 (1.09%) MS Office
4 18 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.49%) MS Project
6 8 (0.28%) AutoCAD
6 8 (0.28%) Revit
7 6 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.18%) Stata
8 5 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.14%) SPSS
10 3 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.070%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 42 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 21 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 21 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
5 13 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
5 13 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
6 11 (0.39%) SAP FI-GL
7 10 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
8 9 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.28%) SAP SD
9 8 (0.28%) Cerner Millennium
9 8 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.25%) Magento
11 6 (0.21%) Tridion
11 6 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
11 6 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.75%) SaaS
2 49 (1.73%) PaaS
3 47 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (1.52%) Office 365
5 38 (1.34%) IaaS
6 30 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.32%) Force.com
9 6 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.11%) Heroku
12 2 (0.070%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.035%) GitHub
13 1 (0.035%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 135 (4.76%) Firewall
2 134 (4.72%) SAN
3 88 (3.10%) WAN
4 83 (2.92%) LAN
5 68 (2.40%) Internet
6 58 (2.04%) NAS
7 53 (1.87%) TCP/IP
8 47 (1.66%) Network Security
9 45 (1.59%) DNS
10 39 (1.37%) Wireless
11 32 (1.13%) VPN
12 24 (0.85%) HTTP
13 23 (0.81%) DHCP
14 22 (0.78%) Intranet
14 22 (0.78%) OSPF
14 22 (0.78%) VLAN
14 22 (0.78%) Multicast
15 21 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
15 21 (0.74%) Unified Communications
15 21 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 173 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 113 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 106 (3.74%) Oracle Database
5 100 (3.52%) Big Data
6 89 (3.14%) MongoDB
7 77 (2.71%) Relational Database
8 75 (2.64%) Hadoop
9 68 (2.40%) MySQL
10 60 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 57 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 51 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 47 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 46 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
15 42 (1.48%) RDBMS
16 41 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 35 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 34 (1.20%) DB2
19 31 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
20 27 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (1.44%) JUnit
2 32 (1.13%) Visual Studio
3 24 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 23 (0.81%) Maven
5 19 (0.67%) PowerDesigner
6 16 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 16 (0.56%) JIRA
6 16 (0.56%) Git (software)
7 14 (0.49%) Axure RP
8 13 (0.46%) Ant
8 13 (0.46%) ERwin
9 12 (0.42%) Hudson
10 11 (0.39%) Selenium
10 11 (0.39%) Subversion
11 8 (0.28%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.25%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 5 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 558 (19.66%) Finance
2 303 (10.68%) Banking
3 215 (7.58%) Retail
4 118 (4.16%) Investment Banking
5 101 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 62 (2.18%) Marketing
7 59 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 52 (1.83%) Publishing
9 46 (1.62%) Back Office
10 33 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 28 (0.99%) Legal
13 26 (0.92%) Front Office
14 20 (0.70%) Law
14 20 (0.70%) Billing
14 20 (0.70%) German Language
15 19 (0.67%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.63%) Advertising
16 18 (0.63%) General Ledger
17 13 (0.46%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (7.51%) .NET
2 162 (5.71%) HTML
3 155 (5.46%) Web Services
4 149 (5.25%) Middleware
5 123 (4.33%) CSS
6 120 (4.23%) XML
7 95 (3.35%) REST
8 91 (3.21%) HTML5
9 81 (2.85%) J2EE
10 70 (2.47%) SOAP
11 67 (2.36%) JSON
12 60 (2.11%) ASP.NET
13 59 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
14 58 (2.04%) Spring
15 55 (1.94%) CSS3
16 53 (1.87%) Ajax
17 39 (1.37%) .NET Framework
18 38 (1.34%) jQuery
19 36 (1.27%) XSLT
20 35 (1.23%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 97 (3.42%) Open Source
2 91 (3.21%) Management Information System
3 72 (2.54%) Data Integration
4 64 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 51 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (1.76%) Clustering
7 38 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 34 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 32 (1.13%) Replication
10 31 (1.09%) PKI
11 30 (1.06%) FMCG
12 28 (0.99%) Mainframe
13 27 (0.95%) Derivative
14 23 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
15 22 (0.78%) CESG
16 20 (0.70%) NHS
17 19 (0.67%) Reference Data
18 17 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
18 17 (0.60%) Cryptography
19 16 (0.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 312 (10.99%) Windows
2 198 (6.98%) Linux
3 127 (4.47%) UNIX
4 78 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 76 (2.68%) Android
6 72 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (1.97%) Solaris
8 48 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 44 (1.55%) Windows 7
9 44 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (0.95%) AIX
12 14 (0.49%) CentOS
13 13 (0.46%) Debian
14 11 (0.39%) SUSE
14 11 (0.39%) VMS
15 10 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.32%) zOS
17 7 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (13.00%) TOGAF
2 281 (9.90%) Migration
3 262 (9.23%) SOA
4 256 (9.02%) Data Modelling
5 239 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
6 196 (6.91%) Agile Software Development
7 195 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
8 175 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 173 (6.10%) Data Architecture
10 164 (5.78%) Technical Architecture
11 151 (5.32%) E-Commerce
12 138 (4.86%) Project Management
13 136 (4.79%) CRM
13 136 (4.79%) ITIL
14 123 (4.33%) Scrum
15 116 (4.09%) ETL
16 113 (3.98%) UML
17 108 (3.81%) Security Architecture
18 99 (3.49%) Data Management
19 91 (3.21%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 333 (11.73%) Java
2 301 (10.61%) SQL
3 121 (4.26%) C#
4 84 (2.96%) JavaScript
5 82 (2.89%) Ruby
6 46 (1.62%) Scala
7 44 (1.55%) Python
8 42 (1.48%) PHP
9 36 (1.27%) C++
10 31 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 29 (1.02%) C
12 28 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 26 (0.92%) Perl
14 22 (0.78%) PowerShell
15 19 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.60%) Apex Code
17 16 (0.56%) XQuery
18 15 (0.53%) Bash Shell
18 15 (0.53%) Objective-C
19 13 (0.46%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 153 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 129 (4.55%) Degree
3 104 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 55 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (1.80%) CISSP
6 36 (1.27%) CISM
6 36 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (1.06%) CCIE
8 26 (0.92%) CCNP
9 19 (0.67%) MCSE
10 17 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (0.56%) DV Cleared
12 13 (0.46%) CCNA
13 11 (0.39%) CCDP
14 10 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
15 8 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.28%) MCTS
15 8 (0.28%) MCITP
16 7 (0.25%) CISA
17 6 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 25 (0.88%) QA
3 22 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.67%) SLA
5 18 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
8 11 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.32%) EMIR
9 9 (0.32%) Basel III
10 8 (0.28%) COBIT
11 6 (0.21%) FATCA
12 2 (0.070%) GxP
12 2 (0.070%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.070%) HL7
12 2 (0.070%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.035%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.035%) MiFID
13 1 (0.035%) Basel II
13 1 (0.035%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 146 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 126 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.11%) Hyper-V
4 55 (1.94%) XenApp
5 41 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
6 27 (0.95%) VMware ESX
7 25 (0.88%) vSphere
8 20 (0.70%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.42%) SRDF
10 11 (0.39%) Xen
10 11 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.39%) NFS
11 8 (0.28%) XenServer
12 7 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.18%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (0.14%) KVM
14 4 (0.14%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.11%) vCloud
15 3 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 51 (1.80%) Puppet
2 49 (1.73%) SCCM
3 47 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (1.23%) Tivoli
5 16 (0.56%) Data Guard
6 15 (0.53%) SCOM
7 14 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (0.35%) Nagios
10 9 (0.32%) SCOrch
10 9 (0.32%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.32%) CA SiteMinder
11 8 (0.28%) Cacti
11 8 (0.28%) Salt
12 7 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.25%) BladeLogic
12 7 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 6 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
13 6 (0.21%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 456 (16.07%) Oracle
2 323 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 209 (7.36%) VMware
4 170 (5.99%) Cisco
5 160 (5.64%) SAP
6 113 (3.98%) Citrix
6 113 (3.98%) IBM
7 87 (3.07%) HP
8 72 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
9 71 (2.50%) EMC
10 58 (2.04%) Siebel
11 50 (1.76%) TIBCO
12 48 (1.69%) NetApp
13 47 (1.66%) Red Hat
14 46 (1.62%) Informatica
14 46 (1.62%) Juniper
15 38 (1.34%) Adobe
16 37 (1.30%) ATG
17 33 (1.16%) Sybase
17 33 (1.16%) CheckPoint
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 Per Day D.O.E. - Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
CK Group
Rate: £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £470.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £395.67 - £633.06 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago