The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 191 189 250
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +61
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 276 286 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.28% 1.22% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.29% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 180 120
Median daily rate £538 £550 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £670 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £478
% change year-on-year
- +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - £71.00
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
20558 22106 21788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.14% 94.61% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14897 15440 15139
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 369 391
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 30 £523 -9.13% 12
Croydon -11 5 £563 -
Bromley - 4 £638 -
Westminster - 3 £450 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £513 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £572 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 192 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (27.27%) Java
3 83 (17.55%) Open Source
4 71 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
5 68 (14.38%) Finance
6 65 (13.74%) Scrum
6 65 (13.74%) Oracle
7 60 (12.68%) .NET
8 59 (12.47%) Migration
8 59 (12.47%) REST
9 56 (11.84%) Mentoring
10 54 (11.42%) Linux
11 53 (11.21%) Technical Architecture
12 52 (10.99%) TDD
13 51 (10.78%) Security Cleared
13 51 (10.78%) Data Modelling
14 45 (9.51%) Microsoft
14 45 (9.51%) HTML
14 45 (9.51%) CSS
15 43 (9.09%) SOA
16 42 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
17 38 (8.03%) Configuration Management
17 38 (8.03%) HTML5
18 36 (7.61%) JavaScript
18 36 (7.61%) Windows
19 35 (7.40%) SQL
19 35 (7.40%) Salesforce.com
19 35 (7.40%) Banking
19 35 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
19 35 (7.40%) NoSQL

Technical 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 23 (4.86%) CMS
2 15 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.11%) Apache
5 9 (1.90%) OpenStack
6 8 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.48%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.48%) JBoss
8 6 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.85%) Mule
10 4 (0.85%) SAS
10 4 (0.85%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.63%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.96%) Eloqua
2 13 (2.75%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.42%) Magento
6 2 (0.42%) Unica
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Maximo
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.21%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 71 (15.01%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (4.86%) Office 365
4 22 (4.65%) IaaS
5 19 (4.02%) PaaS
6 16 (3.38%) SaaS
7 10 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.27%) Boomi
10 5 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.85%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.85%) Force.com
11 4 (0.85%) GitHub
11 4 (0.85%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.38%) Internet
2 13 (2.75%) Firewall
3 11 (2.33%) SAN
4 6 (1.27%) Skype
5 5 (1.06%) Network Security
5 5 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.85%) LAN
6 4 (0.85%) WAN
6 4 (0.85%) Wireless
7 3 (0.63%) CTI
7 3 (0.63%) DNS
8 2 (0.42%) LDAP
8 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.42%) VPN
9 1 (0.21%) 2G
9 1 (0.21%) CDMA
9 1 (0.21%) MQTT
9 1 (0.21%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.21%) WiMAX
9 1 (0.21%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.40%) NoSQL
2 30 (6.34%) MongoDB
3 26 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (5.29%) SQL Server
5 22 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (4.65%) MySQL
6 19 (4.02%) Big Data
7 16 (3.38%) Hadoop
8 12 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.90%) Neo4j
10 8 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.48%) Datomic
11 7 (1.48%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.85%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.85%) DB2
14 4 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.33%) Maven
4 8 (1.69%) JUnit
5 6 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (1.27%) Selenium
6 5 (1.06%) Capybara
6 5 (1.06%) TestNG
7 4 (0.85%) JIRA
7 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.85%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (0.63%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.42%) Ant
9 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.42%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.42%) Hudson
9 2 (0.42%) jMock
9 2 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 68 (14.38%) Finance
2 35 (7.40%) Banking
3 25 (5.29%) Marketing
4 16 (3.38%) Retail
5 13 (2.75%) Legal
6 9 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.27%) Games
7 6 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.06%) Law
9 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.68%) .NET
2 59 (12.47%) REST
3 45 (9.51%) CSS
3 45 (9.51%) HTML
4 38 (8.03%) HTML5
5 33 (6.98%) Web Services
6 32 (6.77%) JSON
6 32 (6.77%) RESTful
7 30 (6.34%) Spring
8 28 (5.92%) CSS3
9 24 (5.07%) SOAP
9 24 (5.07%) XML
10 23 (4.86%) Java EE
11 21 (4.44%) AngularJS
12 20 (4.23%) Ajax
12 20 (4.23%) JMS
12 20 (4.23%) Ruby on Rails
13 19 (4.02%) J2EE
14 18 (3.81%) Hibernate
14 18 (3.81%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (4.02%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.02%) Data Integration
4 17 (3.59%) Algorithms
4 17 (3.59%) Data Structures
5 16 (3.38%) User Experience
6 13 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.11%) Blog
7 10 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.48%) CESG
9 7 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.48%) Performance Metrics
9 7 (1.48%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.27%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.85%) NHS
12 4 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.42%) Linux
2 36 (7.61%) Windows
3 14 (2.96%) Unix
4 10 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.27%) Android
8 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.06%) Solaris
8 5 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.85%) AIX
9 4 (0.85%) VMS
10 2 (0.42%) HPUX
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.42%) zOS
11 1 (0.21%) CentOS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (17.55%) Open Source
3 65 (13.74%) Scrum
4 59 (12.47%) Migration
5 56 (11.84%) Mentoring
6 53 (11.21%) Technical Architecture
7 52 (10.99%) TDD
8 51 (10.78%) Data Modelling
9 43 (9.09%) SOA
10 42 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (8.03%) Configuration Management
12 35 (7.40%) DevOps
13 34 (7.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (7.19%) UML
14 33 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
15 31 (6.55%) Microservices
16 27 (5.71%) CRM
16 27 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
16 27 (5.71%) Service Design
16 27 (5.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 129 (27.27%) Java
2 36 (7.61%) JavaScript
3 35 (7.40%) SQL
4 34 (7.19%) Ruby
5 24 (5.07%) Scala
6 22 (4.65%) C#
7 13 (2.75%) C
8 12 (2.54%) Python
9 11 (2.33%) Groovy
10 9 (1.90%) Apex Code
10 9 (1.90%) Clojure
11 8 (1.69%) C++
12 7 (1.48%) Erlang
12 7 (1.48%) Go
12 7 (1.48%) PHP
13 5 (1.06%) VB
14 4 (0.85%) COBOL
15 3 (0.63%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.42%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 51 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.55%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.59%) Degree
4 12 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) CCNP
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.21%) CCDA
7 1 (0.21%) CCDP
7 1 (0.21%) CCIE
7 1 (0.21%) CITP
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.29%) QA
2 11 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.63%) COBIT
4 3 (0.63%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.42%) SEPA
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (4.86%) Docker
2 16 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.54%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.06%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.63%) XenApp
7 2 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.42%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.21%) iptables
8 1 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.21%) vCloud
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (6.77%) Puppet
2 25 (5.29%) Ansible
3 22 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.06%) SCCM
6 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.63%) Nagios
6 3 (0.63%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.42%) Salt
7 2 (0.42%) SCOM
7 2 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.21%) Cacti
8 1 (0.21%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.21%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 65 (13.74%) Oracle
2 45 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.40%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (5.50%) SAP
5 23 (4.86%) VMware
6 18 (3.81%) Google
7 17 (3.59%) Rackspace
8 12 (2.54%) HP
9 11 (2.33%) Citrix
9 11 (2.33%) Hyperion
10 9 (1.90%) Cisco
11 8 (1.69%) IBM
11 8 (1.69%) Informatica
11 8 (1.69%) Teradata
12 7 (1.48%) Apigee
13 6 (1.27%) Juniper
14 5 (1.06%) Dell
14 5 (1.06%) EMC
14 5 (1.06%) F5
14 5 (1.06%) Red Hat
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