The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 189 221 226
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 248 214 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.08% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.96% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 152 98
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £368 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-23.97% -10.00%
Technical 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
21087 22357 19760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.08% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15176 15388 13235
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 386 539
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.51 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the London region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 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 -4 60 £550 +2.32% 9
Hammersmith +5 2 £563 +7.14%
Croydon +3 1 £700 +37.25%
Surbiton - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 109 (23.90%) Java
2 87 (19.08%) Finance
3 84 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (16.01%) SQL Server
5 72 (15.79%) .NET
6 70 (15.35%) Windows
7 68 (14.91%) Oracle
8 62 (13.60%) Microsoft
9 61 (13.38%) Technical Architecture
10 56 (12.28%) SQL
11 55 (12.06%) C#
12 50 (10.96%) Migration
13 44 (9.65%) Banking
13 44 (9.65%) Security Cleared
14 43 (9.43%) Web Services
15 42 (9.21%) VMware
16 39 (8.55%) Linux
17 38 (8.33%) SOA
18 36 (7.89%) TOGAF
19 35 (7.68%) SharePoint
20 34 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (7.46%) TDD
21 32 (7.02%) UNIX
22 30 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
23 29 (6.36%) Scrum
23 29 (6.36%) Open Source
24 27 (5.92%) JavaScript
24 27 (5.92%) MongoDB
24 27 (5.92%) NoSQL
25 26 (5.70%) IBM

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (7.68%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.82%) Adobe CQ
3 14 (3.07%) CMS
4 10 (2.19%) IIS
4 10 (2.19%) Node.js
5 7 (1.54%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.32%) Mule
6 6 (1.32%) JBoss
6 6 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.32%) Lync
6 6 (1.32%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (1.10%) Drupal
8 4 (0.88%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.88%) SAS
8 4 (0.88%) Eucalyptus
9 3 (0.66%) Moodle
Applications
1 22 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) Stata
4 2 (0.44%) MS Office
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.22%) Maximo
6 1 (0.22%) Summit
6 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (3.29%) SaaS
2 7 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.32%) Force.com
3 6 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.88%) IaaS
5 3 (0.66%) PaaS
5 3 (0.66%) Heroku
6 2 (0.44%) Office 365
6 2 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.17%) WAN
2 18 (3.95%) LAN
3 17 (3.73%) Firewall
4 15 (3.29%) SAN
5 14 (3.07%) Intranet
6 11 (2.41%) Internet
7 9 (1.97%) VPN
7 9 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (1.54%) MPLS
8 7 (1.54%) NetScaler
9 6 (1.32%) NAS
9 6 (1.32%) DNS
9 6 (1.32%) SSL
10 5 (1.10%) HTTP
11 4 (0.88%) VLAN
12 3 (0.66%) Network Security
12 3 (0.66%) 4G
12 3 (0.66%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.66%) FTP
12 3 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (16.01%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.92%) MongoDB
2 27 (5.92%) NoSQL
3 20 (4.39%) MySQL
4 18 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.63%) Big Data
6 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.10%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.88%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.88%) MarkLogic
11 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (0.66%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 10 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.32%) NUnit
2 6 (1.32%) Maven
3 5 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.88%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (0.88%) Moq
4 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.66%) Subversion
5 3 (0.66%) JUnit
6 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.44%) Selenium
6 2 (0.44%) Grunt
6 2 (0.44%) Bower
6 2 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.22%) Gradle
7 1 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 87 (19.08%) Finance
2 44 (9.65%) Banking
3 19 (4.17%) Retail
4 14 (3.07%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.63%) Marketing
6 9 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.97%) Front Office
7 7 (1.54%) Legal
8 5 (1.10%) Advertising
9 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.66%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Back Office
10 2 (0.44%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.79%) .NET
2 43 (9.43%) Web Services
3 26 (5.70%) REST
4 25 (5.48%) ASP.NET
5 23 (5.04%) HTML
6 22 (4.82%) SOAP
7 18 (3.95%) CSS
7 18 (3.95%) HTML5
8 16 (3.51%) jQuery
8 16 (3.51%) XML
9 15 (3.29%) WPF
9 15 (3.29%) RESTful
10 14 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (2.63%) CSS3
11 12 (2.63%) Ajax
11 12 (2.63%) J2EE
11 12 (2.63%) Spring
12 11 (2.41%) AngularJS
13 10 (2.19%) JSON
14 9 (1.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.36%) Open Source
2 22 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.19%) User Experience
4 10 (2.19%) N-Tier
5 9 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.75%) PKI
6 8 (1.75%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.75%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.32%) Replication
7 6 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.88%) Derivative
8 4 (0.88%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.88%) PACS
8 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.66%) New Media
9 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 70 (15.35%) Windows
2 39 (8.55%) Linux
3 32 (7.02%) UNIX
4 14 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.75%) Android
6 7 (1.54%) AIX
7 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.88%) Solaris
10 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.44%) CentOS
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.22%) VMS
11 1 (0.22%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (13.38%) Technical Architecture
3 50 (10.96%) Migration
4 38 (8.33%) SOA
5 36 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 34 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (7.46%) TDD
7 29 (6.36%) Scrum
8 25 (5.48%) E-Commerce
9 24 (5.26%) MVC
10 23 (5.04%) Data Migration
10 23 (5.04%) DevOps
11 21 (4.61%) Data Modelling
12 20 (4.39%) ITIL
12 20 (4.39%) ETL
12 20 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (3.95%) CRM
13 18 (3.95%) Analytics
14 16 (3.51%) Enterprise Architecture
14 16 (3.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (23.90%) Java
2 56 (12.28%) SQL
3 55 (12.06%) C#
4 27 (5.92%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.51%) Scala
6 13 (2.85%) PHP
7 12 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.19%) Ruby
8 10 (2.19%) Apex Code
9 9 (1.97%) C++
10 6 (1.32%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.10%) Python
11 5 (1.10%) C
12 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.66%) SOQL
12 3 (0.66%) XPath
13 2 (0.44%) Perl
13 2 (0.44%) SOSL
13 2 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.07%) Degree
4 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.54%) MCSE
5 7 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.44%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) CCNA
8 2 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.44%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CCIE
9 1 (0.22%) CCNP
9 1 (0.22%) VCAP
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.32%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.66%) Basel III
3 3 (0.66%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.66%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) PAS 55
System Software
1 30 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.70%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.85%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.97%) vSphere
5 4 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.88%) XenApp
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.66%) XenServer
6 3 (0.66%) vCloud
7 2 (0.44%) HDFS
7 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.22%) NFS
8 1 (0.22%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.22%) Varnish
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.54%) SCCM
2 5 (1.10%) SCOM
2 5 (1.10%) CA SiteMinder
2 5 (1.10%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.66%) Puppet
3 3 (0.66%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.66%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.44%) Oozie
4 2 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.22%) Ambari
5 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.22%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) OpenView
5 1 (0.22%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 68 (14.91%) Oracle
2 62 (13.60%) Microsoft
3 42 (9.21%) VMware
4 26 (5.70%) IBM
5 23 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (4.61%) Cisco
6 21 (4.61%) Citrix
7 17 (3.73%) SAP
8 14 (3.07%) Adobe
8 14 (3.07%) HP
9 12 (2.63%) Sybase
9 12 (2.63%) Informatica
10 10 (2.19%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.75%) Telerik
12 7 (1.54%) Juniper
12 7 (1.54%) NetApp
12 7 (1.54%) ATG
13 5 (1.10%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.10%) BEA
13 5 (1.10%) BMC
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