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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 18 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1853 1485 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.05% 6.63% 6.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.50% 6.99% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1252 990 982
Average daily rate £550 £540 £531
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £653 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £66.25 £35.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.28% -39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+14.07% -5.08%
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
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 0 211 £550 - 60
Croydon +8 22 £550 +22.22% 1
Canary Wharf +5 19 £525 -
Bromley -11 11 £700 +7.69%
Hayes - 9 £525 - 1
Docklands, London +12 8 £525 -8.29%
Harrow - 7 £495 -
Westminster -8 6 £575 -
Uxbridge +4 4 £375 - 1
Ealing - 4 £450 -
Feltham +4 3 £500 -0.99%
Hounslow +3 3 £565 +22.16%
Paddington - 3 £550 -
Chessington +5 2 - -
Brentford +4 2 - -
Clapham - 2 £450 -
Hendon - 1 £400 -
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 724 (21.17%) Finance
2 696 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
3 442 (12.92%) Java
4 391 (11.43%) Oracle
5 386 (11.29%) Security Cleared
6 382 (11.17%) TOGAF
7 361 (10.56%) Migration
8 336 (9.82%) Microsoft
9 331 (9.68%) Banking
10 319 (9.33%) Windows
11 306 (8.95%) Data Modelling
12 295 (8.63%) SQL
13 294 (8.60%) Linux
14 292 (8.54%) SC Cleared
15 265 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
16 235 (6.87%) Enterprise Architecture
17 233 (6.81%) Retail
18 223 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
19 220 (6.43%) SOA
19 220 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
20 219 (6.40%) Data Centre
21 217 (6.35%) .NET
22 211 (6.17%) ITIL
22 211 (6.17%) Web Services
23 209 (6.11%) VMware
24 208 (6.08%) Project Management
25 202 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
26 196 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
27 190 (5.56%) Firewall
27 190 (5.56%) Data Warehouse

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 88 (2.57%) WebSphere
2 87 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 84 (2.46%) CMS
4 57 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 57 (1.67%) WebLogic
5 41 (1.20%) OpenStack
6 37 (1.08%) Apache
7 34 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
7 34 (0.99%) IIS
7 34 (0.99%) Skype for Business
8 32 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 31 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 30 (0.88%) Node.js
11 29 (0.85%) Mule
12 28 (0.82%) MS Exchange
13 24 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
14 23 (0.67%) SAS
15 22 (0.64%) JBoss
16 21 (0.61%) Confluence
16 21 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 88 (2.57%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 40 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 28 (0.82%) MS Office
5 13 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.29%) MS Project
7 6 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.12%) HipChat
10 3 (0.088%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 65 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.32%) Maximo
5 11 (0.32%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.29%) Magento
6 10 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 10 (0.29%) Unica
7 6 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.15%) BusinessWare
8 5 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 5 (0.15%) SAP R/3
8 5 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.12%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 4 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (0.088%) Oracle AML
10 3 (0.088%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 265 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (2.66%) SaaS
4 89 (2.60%) Office 365
5 87 (2.54%) IaaS
6 78 (2.28%) PaaS
7 30 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.38%) GitHub
10 12 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.32%) Yammer
12 9 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
12 9 (0.26%) Force.com
12 9 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.26%) Route 53
12 9 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 190 (5.56%) Firewall
2 111 (3.25%) SAN
3 110 (3.22%) LAN
4 108 (3.16%) WAN
5 87 (2.54%) Internet
6 78 (2.28%) Network Security
7 64 (1.87%) NAS
8 52 (1.52%) VPN
9 45 (1.32%) MPLS
10 40 (1.17%) Wireless
11 36 (1.05%) DNS
12 33 (0.96%) HTTP
13 27 (0.79%) TCP/IP
14 26 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (0.67%) LDAP
15 23 (0.67%) Unified Communications
16 22 (0.64%) Skype
17 20 (0.58%) iSCSI
18 18 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
19 16 (0.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 176 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 153 (4.47%) Big Data
4 108 (3.16%) Hadoop
5 88 (2.57%) NoSQL
6 69 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 62 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 58 (1.70%) MySQL
9 53 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 52 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 49 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 41 (1.20%) DB2
13 40 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
13 40 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 38 (1.11%) Apache Hive
15 32 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (0.85%) RDBMS
16 29 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 28 (0.82%) QlikView
17 28 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 73 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 70 (2.05%) Jenkins
3 60 (1.75%) Maven
4 50 (1.46%) Axure RP
5 47 (1.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 36 (1.05%) JIRA
7 29 (0.85%) Subversion
8 20 (0.58%) ERwin
9 17 (0.50%) JUnit
10 16 (0.47%) Selenium
11 14 (0.41%) SoapUI
12 13 (0.38%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (0.29%) Hudson
15 8 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.20%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.20%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 724 (21.17%) Finance
2 331 (9.68%) Banking
3 233 (6.81%) Retail
4 149 (4.36%) Marketing
5 110 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 73 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 60 (1.75%) Legal
8 36 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 34 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 31 (0.91%) Front Office
11 29 (0.85%) Advertising
11 29 (0.85%) Games
11 29 (0.85%) Publishing
12 27 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 22 (0.64%) Back Office
14 17 (0.50%) Law
14 17 (0.50%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.41%) Electronics
16 11 (0.32%) Billing
17 7 (0.20%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (6.35%) .NET
2 211 (6.17%) Web Services
3 156 (4.56%) Middleware
4 134 (3.92%) HTML
5 131 (3.83%) REST
6 119 (3.48%) CSS
7 113 (3.30%) XML
8 88 (2.57%) SOAP
9 80 (2.34%) J2EE
10 73 (2.13%) Spring
11 69 (2.02%) Ajax
12 67 (1.96%) JSON
13 63 (1.84%) RESTful
14 59 (1.73%) Java EE
15 54 (1.58%) AngularJS
16 47 (1.37%) HTML5
17 36 (1.05%) JMS
18 32 (0.94%) ASP.NET
19 31 (0.91%) .NET Framework
19 31 (0.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 219 (6.40%) Data Centre
2 169 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (3.74%) User Experience
4 87 (2.54%) Data Integration
5 80 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 71 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 51 (1.49%) Public Cloud
8 43 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 40 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 38 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
11 36 (1.05%) Psychology
11 36 (1.05%) RIA
12 35 (1.02%) Video on Demand
13 32 (0.94%) Computer Science
14 29 (0.85%) Mainframe
14 29 (0.85%) Visualisation
15 28 (0.82%) Reference Data
16 27 (0.79%) Cryptography
17 25 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
18 24 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 319 (9.33%) Windows
2 294 (8.60%) Linux
3 114 (3.33%) Unix
4 89 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 49 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (1.02%) Solaris
7 32 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (0.91%) AIX
9 30 (0.88%) Android
10 23 (0.67%) Apple iOS
11 21 (0.61%) CentOS
11 21 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 18 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 15 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
15 7 (0.20%) VMS
15 7 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (11.17%) TOGAF
3 361 (10.56%) Migration
4 306 (8.95%) Data Modelling
5 235 (6.87%) Enterprise Architecture
6 223 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
7 220 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
7 220 (6.43%) SOA
8 211 (6.17%) ITIL
9 208 (6.08%) Project Management
10 202 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 189 (5.53%) Data Architecture
12 178 (5.20%) CRM
13 170 (4.97%) Analytics
14 168 (4.91%) Scrum
15 166 (4.85%) Security Architecture
16 162 (4.74%) Mentoring
17 154 (4.50%) DevOps
18 152 (4.44%) E-Commerce
19 149 (4.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 442 (12.92%) Java
2 295 (8.63%) SQL
3 172 (5.03%) JavaScript
4 95 (2.78%) C#
5 88 (2.57%) Ruby
6 80 (2.34%) Python
7 54 (1.58%) Scala
8 53 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 49 (1.43%) Perl
10 48 (1.40%) PHP
11 37 (1.08%) C
12 35 (1.02%) C++
13 25 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 24 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 20 (0.58%) Shell Script
16 18 (0.53%) Groovy
17 15 (0.44%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.41%) Clojure
19 11 (0.32%) Go
20 9 (0.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 386 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 292 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 159 (4.65%) Degree
4 91 (2.66%) CISSP
5 72 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 42 (1.23%) CISM
8 38 (1.11%) CCIE
9 37 (1.08%) CCNP
10 28 (0.82%) MBCS
11 25 (0.73%) CLAS
12 23 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
13 21 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
14 20 (0.58%) AWS Certification
15 15 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.41%) CCNA
17 13 (0.38%) ISSAP
17 13 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (0.35%) CISA
18 12 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (2.72%) QA
2 83 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 73 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (0.85%) COBIT
5 24 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
7 12 (0.35%) RMADS
8 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 10 (0.29%) ISO20022
10 9 (0.26%) SLA
11 7 (0.20%) EMIR
11 7 (0.20%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.18%) MiFID
13 5 (0.15%) FATCA
14 4 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.12%) ISO27002
15 3 (0.088%) Basel II
15 3 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.088%) SEPA
16 2 (0.058%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 189 (5.53%) Active Directory
2 145 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (1.67%) Docker
4 38 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.64%) vSphere
6 21 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 17 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.47%) XenApp
9 15 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 14 (0.41%) HDFS
10 14 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.32%) vCloud
12 10 (0.29%) Xen
13 9 (0.26%) Apache Flume
13 9 (0.26%) NFS
14 7 (0.20%) SRDF
15 6 (0.18%) XenServer
16 5 (0.15%) ClearTrust
16 5 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 108 (3.16%) Puppet
2 66 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (1.70%) Ansible
4 46 (1.35%) SCCM
5 16 (0.47%) Salt
5 16 (0.47%) SCOM
6 13 (0.38%) Tivoli
7 12 (0.35%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.26%) MIMEsweeper
8 9 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.23%) BladeLogic
9 8 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.23%) Control-M
9 8 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (0.20%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.20%) Nagios
10 7 (0.20%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
10 7 (0.20%) Windows Intune
11 5 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 391 (11.43%) Oracle
2 336 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 209 (6.11%) VMware
4 163 (4.77%) Cisco
5 153 (4.47%) IBM
6 131 (3.83%) SAP
7 91 (2.66%) Citrix
8 73 (2.13%) ServiceNow
9 70 (2.05%) Adobe
10 64 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
11 60 (1.75%) HP
11 60 (1.75%) Sitecore
12 53 (1.55%) Informatica
13 50 (1.46%) hybris
14 47 (1.37%) Pega
15 46 (1.35%) Google
16 45 (1.32%) CheckPoint
16 45 (1.32%) EMC
17 43 (1.26%) ATG
18 41 (1.20%) NetApp
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