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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 24 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1672 1706 1439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.80% 6.83% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.38% 7.34% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1198 1137 902
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +18.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £61.25 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-26.53% +40.00%
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
22659 23234 22223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.22% 93.08% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16116 16057 14830
Average daily rate £425 £430 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 393 513
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
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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 0 390 £550 +10.00% 84
Uxbridge +4 15 £550 -12.69% 1
Docklands, London +10 9 £575 -2.12% 1
Croydon +1 9 £691 +35.53%
Canary Wharf +14 8 £430 -20.00%
Harrow +5 6 £350 - 3
Paddington +12 4 - -
Hammersmith +6 4 £525 -14.63%
Brentford 0 4 £405 -29.87% 1
Hounslow +6 3 £475 +46.15%
Hayes - 2 £413 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £500 +28.20% 1
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 606 (19.44%) Finance
2 535 (17.16%) Oracle
3 380 (12.19%) TOGAF
4 375 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
5 361 (11.58%) Migration
6 354 (11.36%) Windows
7 353 (11.32%) Microsoft
8 338 (10.84%) Banking
9 330 (10.59%) Java
10 309 (9.91%) SQL
11 270 (8.66%) Data Modelling
12 247 (7.92%) SQL Server
13 238 (7.64%) Enterprise Architecture
14 227 (7.28%) .NET
15 222 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
16 221 (7.09%) Linux
17 219 (7.03%) Data Architecture
18 218 (6.99%) Retail
18 218 (6.99%) SOA
19 212 (6.80%) VMware
20 197 (6.32%) Cisco
21 196 (6.29%) Security Cleared
22 191 (6.13%) UNIX
23 190 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
24 177 (5.68%) E-Commerce
25 174 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
26 163 (5.23%) SharePoint
27 162 (5.20%) ITIL
27 162 (5.20%) SAP
28 160 (5.13%) CRM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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
1 163 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 67 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 63 (2.02%) Lync
4 54 (1.73%) WebSphere
5 53 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 46 (1.48%) CMS
7 43 (1.38%) IIS
8 39 (1.25%) Apache
9 34 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 33 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
12 28 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
13 27 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
14 24 (0.77%) Node.js
14 24 (0.77%) SAS
15 20 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
16 18 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
16 18 (0.58%) WebLogic
16 18 (0.58%) JBoss
17 17 (0.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 112 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.54%) MS Visio
3 36 (1.15%) MS Office
4 23 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (0.58%) Revit
6 18 (0.58%) AutoCAD
7 14 (0.45%) MS Project
8 12 (0.38%) SPSS
9 8 (0.26%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.096%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.064%) Stata
13 1 (0.032%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 51 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
4 16 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
6 11 (0.35%) Tridion
6 11 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.26%) Cerner Millennium
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
9 7 (0.22%) SAP SD
9 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (0.22%) Summit
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.16%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 66 (2.12%) SaaS
2 59 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (1.86%) Office 365
4 50 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (1.57%) PaaS
6 35 (1.12%) IaaS
7 26 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.42%) Force.com
9 7 (0.22%) Heroku
10 5 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
11 3 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.064%) GitHub
13 1 (0.032%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.032%) ElastiCache
13 1 (0.032%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.032%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.032%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.032%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 143 (4.59%) WAN
2 130 (4.17%) LAN
3 124 (3.98%) Firewall
4 116 (3.72%) SAN
5 77 (2.47%) Internet
6 48 (1.54%) NAS
7 47 (1.51%) VPN
7 47 (1.51%) Network Security
8 46 (1.48%) DNS
9 44 (1.41%) MPLS
10 40 (1.28%) BGP
11 38 (1.22%) OSPF
11 38 (1.22%) Wireless
12 29 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
13 28 (0.90%) IP Telephony
13 28 (0.90%) Intranet
14 27 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (0.80%) VLAN
16 24 (0.77%) DHCP
16 24 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 174 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
3 135 (4.33%) Big Data
4 128 (4.11%) Hadoop
5 126 (4.04%) NoSQL
6 115 (3.69%) Oracle Database
7 106 (3.40%) MongoDB
8 75 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 73 (2.34%) MySQL
10 59 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
10 59 (1.89%) Relational Database
11 50 (1.60%) Oracle ODI
12 49 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 48 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 43 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
14 43 (1.38%) Riak
15 40 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 40 (1.28%) DB2
16 38 (1.22%) Apache Hive
17 37 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 31 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 27 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (0.71%) Hudson
5 19 (0.61%) JUnit
6 17 (0.55%) Axure RP
7 14 (0.45%) Selenium
8 13 (0.42%) Maven
9 12 (0.38%) JIRA
10 11 (0.35%) Git (software)
11 10 (0.32%) NUnit
12 9 (0.29%) Subversion
13 8 (0.26%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
13 8 (0.26%) ERwin
14 7 (0.22%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.19%) Rhino Mocks
15 6 (0.19%) Moq
15 6 (0.19%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.19%) JMeter
General
1 606 (19.44%) Finance
2 338 (10.84%) Banking
3 218 (6.99%) Retail
4 134 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 100 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 71 (2.28%) Marketing
7 68 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.06%) Front Office
9 29 (0.93%) Publishing
10 27 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 26 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 23 (0.74%) Back Office
13 21 (0.67%) Legal
14 19 (0.61%) Billing
15 16 (0.51%) Games
16 13 (0.42%) Advertising
16 13 (0.42%) French Language
17 10 (0.32%) German Language
18 8 (0.26%) Electronics
19 7 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (7.28%) .NET
2 158 (5.07%) Web Services
3 144 (4.62%) HTML
4 113 (3.63%) Middleware
5 105 (3.37%) XML
6 92 (2.95%) CSS
7 85 (2.73%) REST
8 84 (2.69%) HTML5
9 83 (2.66%) J2EE
10 73 (2.34%) SOAP
11 63 (2.02%) ASP.NET
12 48 (1.54%) jQuery
13 42 (1.35%) Spring
14 40 (1.28%) Ajax
15 36 (1.15%) JSON
16 34 (1.09%) CSS3
16 34 (1.09%) XSLT
17 33 (1.06%) Ruby on Rails
18 32 (1.03%) AngularJS
19 31 (0.99%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 113 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (3.18%) Open Source
3 81 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 81 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 75 (2.41%) User Experience
5 67 (2.15%) Data Integration
6 48 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 47 (1.51%) Visualisation
8 42 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 41 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 40 (1.28%) FMCG
11 33 (1.06%) Clustering
12 28 (0.90%) Reference Data
12 28 (0.90%) CESG
13 27 (0.87%) Replication
14 26 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 20 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
16 19 (0.61%) PKI
17 17 (0.55%) Mainframe
18 16 (0.51%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 354 (11.36%) Windows
2 221 (7.09%) Linux
3 191 (6.13%) UNIX
4 68 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (1.51%) Solaris
7 39 (1.25%) Android
8 32 (1.03%) Apple iOS
9 29 (0.93%) AIX
10 24 (0.77%) CentOS
10 24 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (0.74%) Debian
11 23 (0.74%) Windows 7
12 17 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
14 12 (0.38%) MVS
15 11 (0.35%) VME
16 8 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.22%) SUSE
17 7 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (12.19%) TOGAF
2 375 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (11.58%) Migration
4 270 (8.66%) Data Modelling
5 238 (7.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 222 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
7 219 (7.03%) Data Architecture
8 218 (6.99%) SOA
9 190 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 177 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 162 (5.20%) ITIL
12 160 (5.13%) CRM
13 137 (4.40%) Technical Architecture
14 120 (3.85%) Analytics
15 117 (3.75%) ETL
16 116 (3.72%) Scrum
16 116 (3.72%) Project Management
17 113 (3.63%) Service Management
18 99 (3.18%) Data Migration
19 94 (3.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 330 (10.59%) Java
2 309 (9.91%) SQL
3 147 (4.72%) C#
4 108 (3.46%) JavaScript
5 56 (1.80%) Ruby
5 56 (1.80%) PHP
6 48 (1.54%) Python
7 46 (1.48%) Scala
8 45 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 42 (1.35%) Perl
10 38 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 34 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 31 (0.99%) Apex Code
13 28 (0.90%) PowerShell
14 27 (0.87%) C
15 26 (0.83%) C++
16 25 (0.80%) Bash Shell
17 22 (0.71%) Clojure
18 14 (0.45%) VB.NET
19 12 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 196 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 138 (4.43%) Degree
3 125 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 50 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (1.03%) CISSP
7 31 (0.99%) CCIE
8 27 (0.87%) DV Cleared
9 25 (0.80%) MCSE
10 22 (0.71%) CCNP
11 19 (0.61%) CCNA
12 18 (0.58%) CCDP
13 17 (0.55%) CISM
14 14 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
15 13 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (0.35%) CCA
17 10 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
17 10 (0.32%) CISA
18 8 (0.26%) CCDA
19 6 (0.19%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (1.44%) QA
2 26 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.51%) SLA
5 12 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.35%) COBIT
6 11 (0.35%) Basel III
7 9 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.13%) EMIR
8 4 (0.13%) GAAP
9 3 (0.096%) HL7
9 3 (0.096%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.064%) FATCA
10 2 (0.064%) WCAG
10 2 (0.064%) WAI
10 2 (0.064%) MiFID
10 2 (0.064%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.064%) GCP
10 2 (0.064%) GMP
System Software
1 149 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 140 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (2.66%) Hyper-V
4 58 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
5 45 (1.44%) XenApp
6 33 (1.06%) vSphere
7 27 (0.87%) XenDesktop
8 25 (0.80%) HDFS
9 24 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 23 (0.74%) Apache Flume
11 22 (0.71%) VMware ESX
12 16 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.35%) NFS
13 11 (0.35%) XenServer
14 9 (0.29%) PowerHA
15 8 (0.26%) SRDF
16 7 (0.22%) Docker
17 6 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
17 6 (0.19%) vCloud
18 4 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 59 (1.89%) SCCM
2 46 (1.48%) Puppet
3 44 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (0.83%) Oozie
5 22 (0.71%) Ambari
6 21 (0.67%) SCOM
7 20 (0.64%) Tivoli
8 19 (0.61%) SCOrch
9 18 (0.58%) Salt
9 18 (0.58%) ZABBIX
9 18 (0.58%) Cacti
9 18 (0.58%) Nagios
10 13 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 12 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 11 (0.35%) BladeLogic
13 10 (0.32%) Data Guard
13 10 (0.32%) Control-M
14 9 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
14 9 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 8 (0.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 535 (17.16%) Oracle
2 353 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 212 (6.80%) VMware
4 197 (6.32%) Cisco
5 162 (5.20%) SAP
6 110 (3.53%) IBM
7 103 (3.30%) Citrix
8 82 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
9 72 (2.31%) HP
10 63 (2.02%) EMC
11 62 (1.99%) Sybase
11 62 (1.99%) Siebel
12 52 (1.67%) Adobe
13 51 (1.64%) NetApp
14 49 (1.57%) Dell
14 49 (1.57%) Teradata
15 47 (1.51%) Informatica
16 43 (1.38%) CheckPoint
17 39 (1.25%) Business Objects
18 32 (1.03%) Red Hat
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