The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Principal Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Architect
Rank 438 431 435
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Architect 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.013% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £638 - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £638 £588 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.51% +56.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Principal 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
21892 22043 22753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.84% 94.74% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15546 15460 15444
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 330 430
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Principal Architect in the job title.

Principal Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Principal Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Principal Architect across the London region.

Principal Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Principal Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Principal Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Principal Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, Principal 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 Principal Architect in the job title.

1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Big Data
3 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
4 9 (29.03%) Retail
5 8 (25.81%) Data Architecture
6 7 (22.58%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (22.58%) Presales
7 6 (19.35%) Video on Demand
7 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
8 5 (16.13%) Publishing
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.13%) Marketing
8 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
8 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
9 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
9 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (12.90%) Banking
9 4 (12.90%) ERP
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) Middleware
10 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
10 3 (9.68%) ETL
10 3 (9.68%) JMS
10 3 (9.68%) XML
10 3 (9.68%) Unix
10 3 (9.68%) MQSeries

Principal 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 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Pig
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) MQSeries
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) Mule
3 1 (3.23%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Big Data
2 7 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
4 3 (9.68%) DataStax
4 3 (9.68%) DB2
4 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.68%) HBase
4 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Retail
3 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 5 (16.13%) Publishing
4 4 (12.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) JMS
2 3 (9.68%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
3 1 (3.23%) React
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Video on Demand
2 5 (16.13%) Digital Media
2 5 (16.13%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) SWIFT
4 2 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
1 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (25.81%) Data Architecture
3 7 (22.58%) Presales
4 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) ERP
7 3 (9.68%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 3 (9.68%) Coaching
7 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (9.68%) ETL
7 3 (9.68%) Kanban
7 3 (9.68%) MapReduce
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Customer Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 3 (9.68%) Scala
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) MBA
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) CCSA
2 1 (3.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) vCloud
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
1 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
1 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
1 3 (9.68%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.23%) F5
3 1 (3.23%) GoldenSource
3 1 (3.23%) hybris
3 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto