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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / London
Rank 13 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1666 1519 1347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.56% 7.36% 6.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.02% 7.74% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 965 898
Median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £100.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.50% +135.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £27.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.70 £100.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
18474 19632 19634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.96% 95.10% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13203 13848 13928
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 341
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +8 204 £600 +9.09% 66
Croydon -13 18 £533 +8.12%
Canary Wharf -3 14 £613 +13.95%
Docklands, London -6 6 £600 +25.52%
Westminster -3 5 £650 +51.16%
Chessington +2 3 £413 -
Uxbridge 0 2 - - 2
Bromley -1 2 £600 -2.04% 1
Feltham -1 2 £498 -
Hayes 0 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £513 -
Wimbledon - 1 £453 -
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 739 (21.19%) Finance
2 717 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
3 492 (14.11%) Java
4 478 (13.71%) Microsoft
5 432 (12.39%) Banking
5 432 (12.39%) TOGAF
6 401 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 398 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
8 393 (11.27%) Oracle
9 392 (11.24%) Data Modelling
10 386 (11.07%) Security Cleared
11 371 (10.64%) SQL
12 303 (8.69%) SC Cleared
13 299 (8.57%) Migration
14 292 (8.37%) Windows
15 289 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 280 (8.03%) Big Data
17 274 (7.86%) DevOps
18 273 (7.83%) SQL Server
19 268 (7.69%) SOA
19 268 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
20 261 (7.48%) Web Services
21 253 (7.26%) .NET
21 253 (7.26%) Data Architecture
22 244 (7.00%) VMware
23 242 (6.94%) Retail
24 240 (6.88%) REST
25 239 (6.85%) Enterprise Architecture
26 215 (6.17%) Hadoop
27 212 (6.08%) 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
1 112 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 99 (2.84%) Apache
3 90 (2.58%) Apache Spark
4 78 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 72 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 69 (1.98%) CMS
7 60 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 50 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
8 50 (1.43%) Skype for Business
8 50 (1.43%) Tomcat
9 47 (1.35%) MS Exchange
10 45 (1.29%) JBoss
11 42 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
12 40 (1.15%) Confluence
13 38 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
13 38 (1.09%) IIS
14 35 (1.00%) WebLogic
15 28 (0.80%) Apache Pig
16 27 (0.77%) Drupal
17 23 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 133 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 33 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 31 (0.89%) MS Office
4 23 (0.66%) MS Project
5 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.086%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.057%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 69 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
3 12 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.34%) Eloqua
3 12 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.32%) SAP HCM
4 11 (0.32%) SAP hybris
5 10 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.26%) SAP HR
7 8 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.20%) Magento
8 7 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.20%) Unica
9 6 (0.17%) SAP Travel Management
9 6 (0.17%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 401 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 398 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
3 160 (4.59%) IaaS
4 159 (4.56%) PaaS
5 156 (4.47%) Office 365
6 120 (3.44%) SaaS
7 38 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 32 (0.92%) OpenShift
9 31 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
9 31 (0.89%) Amazon S3
10 29 (0.83%) GitHub
11 26 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (0.54%) Yammer
13 18 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
14 14 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 14 (0.40%) CloudBees
15 12 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
16 11 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
17 10 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 178 (5.10%) Firewall
2 150 (4.30%) WAN
3 111 (3.18%) VPN
4 105 (3.01%) LAN
5 94 (2.70%) DNS
6 91 (2.61%) Internet
7 89 (2.55%) Network Security
8 72 (2.06%) HTTP
9 54 (1.55%) LDAP
10 52 (1.49%) TCP/IP
11 42 (1.20%) MPLS
11 42 (1.20%) SAN
12 41 (1.18%) DHCP
13 37 (1.06%) Wireless
14 34 (0.98%) Skype
15 30 (0.86%) VoIP
16 27 (0.77%) DMZ
16 27 (0.77%) VLAN
17 25 (0.72%) Unified Communications
18 21 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (8.03%) Big Data
2 273 (7.83%) SQL Server
3 215 (6.17%) Hadoop
4 186 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
5 132 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 106 (3.04%) MongoDB
7 82 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 73 (2.09%) Apache Hive
9 64 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 56 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 56 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
11 54 (1.55%) MySQL
11 54 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 53 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 49 (1.41%) HBase
14 48 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 44 (1.26%) QlikView
16 36 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
17 31 (0.89%) DB2
18 29 (0.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 102 (2.93%) Jenkins
2 84 (2.41%) JIRA
3 68 (1.95%) Git (software)
4 38 (1.09%) Maven
5 26 (0.75%) ERwin
6 25 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
7 24 (0.69%) Visual Studio
8 22 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 17 (0.49%) SonarQube
10 16 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.40%) Ant
12 13 (0.37%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.32%) Selenium
14 10 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (0.29%) PowerDesigner
15 9 (0.26%) Axure RP
16 8 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (0.23%) Subversion
17 6 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 739 (21.19%) Finance
2 432 (12.39%) Banking
3 242 (6.94%) Retail
4 122 (3.50%) Marketing
5 95 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 75 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 52 (1.49%) Legal
8 38 (1.09%) Advertising
9 36 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.00%) Back Office
10 35 (1.00%) Law
11 25 (0.72%) Billing
11 25 (0.72%) Publishing
12 20 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 18 (0.52%) Front Office
14 16 (0.46%) Games
15 11 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.23%) Electronics
17 6 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (7.48%) Web Services
2 253 (7.26%) .NET
3 240 (6.88%) REST
4 185 (5.31%) HTML
5 172 (4.93%) XML
6 141 (4.04%) CSS
7 137 (3.93%) JSON
8 136 (3.90%) SOAP
9 134 (3.84%) Middleware
10 119 (3.41%) Spring
11 97 (2.78%) J2EE
12 94 (2.70%) AngularJS
13 85 (2.44%) HTML5
14 77 (2.21%) RESTful
15 74 (2.12%) jQuery
16 71 (2.04%) Kafka
17 69 (1.98%) Node.js
18 57 (1.63%) ASP.NET
19 53 (1.52%) CSS3
20 48 (1.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 164 (4.70%) Data Centre
2 157 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (3.64%) Data Integration
4 114 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 111 (3.18%) User Experience
6 86 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 73 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 73 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 62 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 56 (1.61%) PKI
10 54 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 51 (1.46%) Public Cloud
12 46 (1.32%) Reference Data
13 42 (1.20%) Visualisation
14 37 (1.06%) Private Cloud
15 33 (0.95%) Fintech
16 30 (0.86%) CESG
17 29 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 29 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 27 (0.77%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 292 (8.37%) Windows
2 194 (5.56%) Linux
3 116 (3.33%) Unix
4 85 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 47 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 35 (1.00%) Solaris
9 28 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (0.75%) Android
11 23 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (0.60%) AIX
13 20 (0.57%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.26%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.17%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.14%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.086%) Fedora
18 2 (0.057%) SUSE
18 2 (0.057%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (12.39%) TOGAF
3 392 (11.24%) Data Modelling
4 299 (8.57%) Migration
5 289 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 274 (7.86%) DevOps
7 268 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 268 (7.69%) SOA
8 253 (7.26%) Data Architecture
9 239 (6.85%) Enterprise Architecture
10 211 (6.05%) E-Commerce
11 199 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
12 191 (5.48%) Scrum
13 167 (4.79%) Analytics
13 167 (4.79%) Open Source
14 164 (4.70%) ETL
15 163 (4.67%) CRM
16 145 (4.16%) ITIL
17 142 (4.07%) Security Architecture
18 136 (3.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 492 (14.11%) Java
2 371 (10.64%) SQL
3 202 (5.79%) JavaScript
4 138 (3.96%) Python
5 126 (3.61%) C#
6 66 (1.89%) Ruby
7 64 (1.84%) Scala
8 59 (1.69%) C
9 43 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 39 (1.12%) R
11 34 (0.98%) PHP
11 34 (0.98%) T-SQL
12 33 (0.95%) PL/SQL
13 23 (0.66%) Perl
14 22 (0.63%) C++
15 21 (0.60%) Bash Shell
16 18 (0.52%) Shell Script
17 16 (0.46%) ActionScript
18 15 (0.43%) Go
19 14 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 386 (11.07%) Security Cleared
2 303 (8.69%) SC Cleared
3 128 (3.67%) Degree
4 90 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (2.12%) CISSP
6 58 (1.66%) CCIE
7 56 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (1.52%) DV Cleared
9 35 (1.00%) CCNP
10 30 (0.86%) CISM
11 28 (0.80%) PMP
12 26 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
12 26 (0.75%) MCSE
13 23 (0.66%) CLAS
14 22 (0.63%) ISEB
15 21 (0.60%) CCNA
16 20 (0.57%) AWS Certification
16 20 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (0.49%) MCSA
18 15 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (2.47%) QA
2 76 (2.18%) Data Quality
3 39 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 37 (1.06%) MiFID
5 33 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
6 31 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (0.77%) COBIT
8 19 (0.54%) FATCA
8 19 (0.54%) ISO20022
9 14 (0.40%) SLA
10 12 (0.34%) SEPA
11 10 (0.29%) Government Security Classifications
12 7 (0.20%) EMIR
13 6 (0.17%) Dublin Core
13 6 (0.17%) IFRS
13 6 (0.17%) IFRS 9
14 5 (0.14%) RMADS
14 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.11%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.086%) Solvency II
System Software
1 178 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 126 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (2.24%) Docker
4 62 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.92%) vCloud
6 29 (0.83%) XenApp
7 27 (0.77%) Apache Flume
8 25 (0.72%) vSphere
9 20 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 18 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (0.43%) HDFS
11 15 (0.43%) KVM
12 14 (0.40%) NFS
12 14 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.34%) SRDF
13 12 (0.34%) Xen
14 11 (0.32%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.20%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 6 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 75 (2.15%) Puppet
2 69 (1.98%) Ansible
3 54 (1.55%) SCCM
4 44 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (0.98%) Kubernetes
6 30 (0.86%) MOM
7 29 (0.83%) Terraform
8 27 (0.77%) SCOM
9 25 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
10 16 (0.46%) Consul
11 14 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
11 14 (0.40%) Packer
11 14 (0.40%) Rsyslog
11 14 (0.40%) ZABBIX
12 13 (0.37%) Nagios
12 13 (0.37%) vRealize
12 13 (0.37%) yum
13 12 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
13 12 (0.34%) Oozie
14 9 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 478 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 393 (11.27%) Oracle
3 244 (7.00%) VMware
4 212 (6.08%) Cisco
5 178 (5.10%) IBM
6 155 (4.45%) SAP
7 114 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
8 100 (2.87%) Citrix
9 86 (2.47%) Adobe
10 78 (2.24%) MuleSoft
11 61 (1.75%) Google
12 54 (1.55%) CheckPoint
13 51 (1.46%) Informatica
14 50 (1.43%) Splunk
15 46 (1.32%) HP
15 46 (1.32%) hybris
15 46 (1.32%) Tableau
16 39 (1.12%) Atlassian
17 36 (1.03%) Juniper
18 35 (1.00%) CA
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £580 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Zimbani
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £630 per day + -
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago