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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 208 215 212
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 219 217 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 1.03% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.09% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 140 148
Average daily rate £525 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £641
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £483
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
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
20120 19835 20493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.52% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14240 14068 13851
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 331 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +36 24 £575 +4.54% 9
Docklands, London +8 1 £650 -
Croydon -12 1 £500 -20.00% 1
Feltham - 1 £475 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £633 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 154 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (23.21%) Java
3 84 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 72 (16.07%) Finance
4 72 (16.07%) Scrum
5 59 (13.17%) Migration
6 57 (12.72%) Microsoft
7 55 (12.28%) Linux
8 54 (12.05%) Oracle
9 50 (11.16%) SQL
9 50 (11.16%) DevOps
10 49 (10.94%) Ruby
10 49 (10.94%) Technical Architecture
11 47 (10.49%) Windows
12 44 (9.82%) .NET
13 40 (8.93%) Banking
14 39 (8.71%) Open Source
15 37 (8.26%) SC Cleared
15 37 (8.26%) Puppet
16 35 (7.81%) SQL Server
17 33 (7.37%) Data Modelling
18 32 (7.14%) NoSQL
19 30 (6.70%) Git (software)
19 30 (6.70%) ETL
19 30 (6.70%) TDD
19 30 (6.70%) TOGAF
20 29 (6.47%) Configuration Management
20 29 (6.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
21 28 (6.25%) Ansible
21 28 (6.25%) Docker

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (6.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 19 (4.24%) Node.js
3 16 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.13%) CMS
5 12 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.01%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.56%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.56%) IIS
8 6 (1.34%) Mule
8 6 (1.34%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.12%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.89%) Mule ESB
10 4 (0.89%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.67%) Apache
11 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.67%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.67%) MS Office
4 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.89%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.89%) Relativity
3 3 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.69%) Office 365
3 19 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.68%) SaaS
5 8 (1.79%) PaaS
6 7 (1.56%) Force.com
6 7 (1.56%) IaaS
7 6 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.45%) Boomi
9 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle CX
10 1 (0.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.79%) Firewall
2 16 (3.57%) WAN
3 13 (2.90%) LAN
3 13 (2.90%) SAN
4 10 (2.23%) Internet
5 8 (1.79%) NetScaler
6 7 (1.56%) MPLS
6 7 (1.56%) Network Security
6 7 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.56%) VPN
7 6 (1.34%) VLAN
8 5 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.12%) NAS
8 5 (1.12%) Skype
8 5 (1.12%) SSL
8 5 (1.12%) WLAN
9 4 (0.89%) 3G
9 4 (0.89%) SMTP
9 4 (0.89%) SNMP
10 3 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 19 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.02%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.79%) Big Data
6 15 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (3.13%) MySQL
8 13 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (1.79%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.89%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.89%) Datomic
11 4 (0.89%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.89%) Pentaho
11 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.67%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (6.70%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.58%) Jenkins
3 23 (5.13%) Maven
4 4 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.89%) Selenium
5 3 (0.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (0.67%) Moq
5 3 (0.67%) NUnit
5 3 (0.67%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.45%) JIRA
6 2 (0.45%) JUnit
6 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.45%) RSpec
6 2 (0.45%) Subversion
6 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.22%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.22%) MorphX
General
1 72 (16.07%) Finance
2 40 (8.93%) Banking
3 15 (3.35%) Marketing
4 14 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.46%) Retail
6 8 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.56%) Advertising
8 5 (1.12%) Legal
9 4 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.67%) Billing
10 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.67%) Publishing
11 2 (0.45%) Back Office
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.45%) Law
11 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.82%) .NET
2 27 (6.03%) REST
3 26 (5.80%) RESTful
4 22 (4.91%) Web Services
5 21 (4.69%) Middleware
6 20 (4.46%) HTML
7 19 (4.24%) CSS
8 17 (3.79%) HTML5
9 15 (3.35%) JSON
10 14 (3.13%) ASP.NET
11 13 (2.90%) OAuth
12 12 (2.68%) SOAP
12 12 (2.68%) Spring
13 11 (2.46%) AngularJS
13 11 (2.46%) CSS3
13 11 (2.46%) OpenID
13 11 (2.46%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (2.23%) OAuth2
14 10 (2.23%) SAML
15 9 (2.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.58%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.91%) Data Integration
3 21 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.69%) User Experience
4 17 (3.79%) Public Cloud
5 16 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (2.68%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.79%) PKI
8 6 (1.34%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.12%) Clustering
9 5 (1.12%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.12%) IPTV
9 5 (1.12%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (0.89%) Biometrics
10 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.89%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (12.28%) Linux
2 47 (10.49%) Windows
3 28 (6.25%) Unix
4 10 (2.23%) Android
5 8 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.12%) MVS
7 5 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) HPUX
9 1 (0.22%) i5/OS
9 1 (0.22%) Solaris
9 1 (0.22%) SUSE
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (16.07%) Scrum
3 59 (13.17%) Migration
4 50 (11.16%) DevOps
5 49 (10.94%) Technical Architecture
6 39 (8.71%) Open Source
7 33 (7.37%) Data Modelling
8 30 (6.70%) ETL
8 30 (6.70%) TDD
8 30 (6.70%) TOGAF
9 29 (6.47%) Configuration Management
10 25 (5.58%) CRM
10 25 (5.58%) Data Architecture
10 25 (5.58%) ITIL
10 25 (5.58%) SOA
11 24 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (5.13%) Data Migration
13 22 (4.91%) Analytics
14 21 (4.69%) Security Architecture
15 20 (4.46%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (23.21%) Java
2 50 (11.16%) SQL
3 49 (10.94%) Ruby
4 27 (6.03%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.13%) C#
6 19 (4.24%) C
7 18 (4.02%) Python
8 13 (2.90%) Scala
9 11 (2.46%) Go
10 9 (2.01%) Clojure
11 8 (1.79%) Apex Code
12 7 (1.56%) PHP
12 7 (1.56%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.89%) Erlang
13 4 (0.89%) VB
14 3 (0.67%) Perl
14 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.45%) Haskell
15 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.90%) Degree
4 8 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.34%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (1.12%) CCNA
7 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.67%) CITP
10 2 (0.45%) CCNP
11 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) CCDA
11 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.68%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.23%) QA
3 7 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.22%) MiFID
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (6.25%) Docker
2 22 (4.91%) Active Directory
3 19 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.01%) vSphere
6 7 (1.56%) XenServer
7 5 (1.12%) XenApp
8 4 (0.89%) vCloud
8 4 (0.89%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.22%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (8.26%) Puppet
2 28 (6.25%) Ansible
3 10 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.67%) OpenSSO
4 3 (0.67%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.45%) Jitterbit
5 2 (0.45%) SCCM
5 2 (0.45%) SCOM
5 2 (0.45%) SCSM
5 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Salt
6 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.05%) Oracle
3 25 (5.58%) VMware
4 20 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (4.46%) SAP
5 18 (4.02%) Citrix
6 16 (3.57%) IBM
7 15 (3.35%) Cisco
8 10 (2.23%) HP
9 9 (2.01%) Adobe
9 9 (2.01%) F5
9 9 (2.01%) Juniper
10 8 (1.79%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.56%) Brocade
11 7 (1.56%) NetApp
11 7 (1.56%) Rackspace
12 6 (1.34%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.34%) Dell
12 6 (1.34%) EMC
12 6 (1.34%) Red Hat
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City of London
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