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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 186 246 235
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 247 152 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.11% 0.67% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.72% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 100 104
Average daily rate
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£525 £507 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-47.88% +158.18%
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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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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 +13 55 £575 +20.73% 19
West Drayton +2 1 £563 +3.21%
Croydon -8 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 130 (28.70%) Java
2 113 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (23.84%) Finance
4 94 (20.75%) Oracle
5 75 (16.56%) Microsoft
6 66 (14.57%) Windows
7 63 (13.91%) Technical Architecture
8 61 (13.47%) .NET
9 59 (13.02%) SQL
10 55 (12.14%) Banking
11 53 (11.70%) Scrum
12 52 (11.48%) Linux
13 50 (11.04%) UNIX
14 48 (10.60%) VMware
15 47 (10.38%) Web Services
16 43 (9.49%) JavaScript
16 43 (9.49%) SQL Server
17 40 (8.83%) Active Directory
18 39 (8.61%) TDD
18 39 (8.61%) Security Cleared
19 37 (8.17%) TOGAF
19 37 (8.17%) HTML
19 37 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
20 36 (7.95%) Open Source
21 35 (7.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
22 34 (7.51%) CRM
22 34 (7.51%) SOA
22 34 (7.51%) Ruby
23 33 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
23 33 (7.28%) Migration

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (7.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 16 (3.53%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.09%) Node.js
4 12 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (2.43%) CMS
6 10 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.77%) IIS
9 7 (1.55%) NetWeaver
10 6 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.32%) Confluence
10 6 (1.32%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.32%) Mule ESB
11 5 (1.10%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.10%) Apache
11 5 (1.10%) Mule
12 4 (0.88%) FileNet
12 4 (0.88%) JBoss
12 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.66%) WildFly
Applications
1 25 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.55%) MS Office
4 6 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.66%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.44%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.44%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.22%) Radian6
5 1 (0.22%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.22%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.97%) SaaS
3 9 (1.99%) Force.com
3 9 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.10%) Office 365
5 3 (0.66%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.66%) IaaS
5 3 (0.66%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.66%) Heroku
5 3 (0.66%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.44%) Taleo
6 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.44%) PaaS
7 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.52%) Firewall
2 23 (5.08%) SAN
2 23 (5.08%) WAN
3 22 (4.86%) LAN
4 9 (1.99%) VPN
5 8 (1.77%) DNS
6 7 (1.55%) Unified Communications
6 7 (1.55%) LDAP
6 7 (1.55%) Internet
7 6 (1.32%) VLAN
7 6 (1.32%) SSL
7 6 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.10%) NetScaler
8 5 (1.10%) SNMP
8 5 (1.10%) MPLS
9 4 (0.88%) NAS
10 3 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.66%) HTTP
10 3 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.52%) MongoDB
3 24 (5.30%) NoSQL
3 24 (5.30%) Big Data
4 23 (5.08%) MySQL
5 16 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (2.87%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.87%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.32%) MarkLogic
10 5 (1.10%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.88%) DB2
12 3 (0.66%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.77%) Selenium
2 8 (1.77%) JUnit
3 7 (1.55%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.55%) RSpec
4 5 (1.10%) JIRA
4 5 (1.10%) Maven
5 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.66%) Gerrit
6 3 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.44%) Subversion
7 2 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.22%) Bower
8 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.22%) Grunt
8 1 (0.22%) Gradle
8 1 (0.22%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 108 (23.84%) Finance
2 55 (12.14%) Banking
3 21 (4.64%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.19%) Retail
5 12 (2.65%) Marketing
6 8 (1.77%) Front Office
7 7 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.55%) Billing
8 5 (1.10%) Automotive
9 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.66%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Publishing
11 2 (0.44%) Legal
11 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (13.47%) .NET
2 47 (10.38%) Web Services
3 37 (8.17%) HTML
4 32 (7.06%) JSON
5 29 (6.40%) CSS
5 29 (6.40%) REST
6 26 (5.74%) Ajax
7 25 (5.52%) HTML5
8 24 (5.30%) Ruby on Rails
9 22 (4.86%) XML
10 21 (4.64%) J2EE
11 20 (4.42%) CSS3
12 18 (3.97%) RESTful
13 17 (3.75%) AngularJS
13 17 (3.75%) Django
14 16 (3.53%) Play Framework
15 15 (3.31%) ASP.NET
16 14 (3.09%) WCF
17 11 (2.43%) jQuery
17 11 (2.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.95%) Open Source
2 16 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (1.99%) User Experience
4 8 (1.77%) Clustering
4 8 (1.77%) Mathematics
4 8 (1.77%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.55%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.55%) PKI
6 6 (1.32%) Grid Computing
6 6 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.10%) Fixed Income
8 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.88%) Replication
8 4 (0.88%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.88%) Video on Demand
8 4 (0.88%) SWIFT
8 4 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (14.57%) Windows
2 52 (11.48%) Linux
3 50 (11.04%) UNIX
4 11 (2.43%) AIX
5 10 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.21%) Solaris
6 7 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.10%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.88%) Android
9 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) HPUX
10 1 (0.22%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.22%) CentOS
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (24.94%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (13.91%) Technical Architecture
3 53 (11.70%) Scrum
4 39 (8.61%) TDD
5 37 (8.17%) TOGAF
5 37 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (7.51%) CRM
6 34 (7.51%) SOA
7 33 (7.28%) Migration
8 28 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (5.74%) Analytics
10 25 (5.52%) Project Management
11 23 (5.08%) MVC
11 23 (5.08%) ITIL
12 22 (4.86%) DevOps
12 22 (4.86%) Security Architecture
13 21 (4.64%) Capacity Planning
13 21 (4.64%) Service Management
14 19 (4.19%) Kanban
15 18 (3.97%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (28.70%) Java
2 59 (13.02%) SQL
3 43 (9.49%) JavaScript
4 34 (7.51%) Ruby
5 25 (5.52%) C#
6 22 (4.86%) Scala
7 14 (3.09%) C
7 14 (3.09%) PHP
8 13 (2.87%) Python
9 9 (1.99%) Apex Code
10 6 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.10%) XQuery
11 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.88%) ABAP
12 4 (0.88%) Perl
12 4 (0.88%) C++
13 3 (0.66%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (0.66%) Korn
14 2 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (8.61%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.62%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.19%) Degree
4 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.32%) MCITP
6 5 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.88%) CCNP
7 4 (0.88%) CISSP
8 3 (0.66%) CCIE
8 3 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.44%) LPIC
9 2 (0.44%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.44%) HP MASE
9 2 (0.44%) MCSE
9 2 (0.44%) RHCE
10 1 (0.22%) VCAP
10 1 (0.22%) VCDX
10 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.31%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) COBIT
2 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.66%) Basel III
3 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) Basel II
System Software
1 40 (8.83%) Active Directory
2 33 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.77%) vSphere
5 7 (1.55%) XenDesktop
5 7 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.10%) Docker
6 5 (1.10%) vCloud
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.88%) XenApp
8 3 (0.66%) XenServer
9 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.22%) HDFS
10 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.22%) Varnish
10 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.22%) Xen
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.77%) Puppet
2 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.32%) Ansible
3 5 (1.10%) SCCM
4 4 (0.88%) Salt
5 3 (0.66%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.66%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.66%) SCOM
6 2 (0.44%) Netcool
6 2 (0.44%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.44%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 2 (0.44%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.22%) StatsD
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.22%) logstash
7 1 (0.22%) Kibana
7 1 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 94 (20.75%) Oracle
2 75 (16.56%) Microsoft
3 48 (10.60%) VMware
4 28 (6.18%) SAP
5 27 (5.96%) IBM
6 22 (4.86%) Citrix
7 18 (3.97%) HP
8 17 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (3.31%) Adobe
9 15 (3.31%) Cisco
10 13 (2.87%) NetApp
11 11 (2.43%) Informatica
12 10 (2.21%) Juniper
12 10 (2.21%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.77%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.77%) CommVault
13 8 (1.77%) PeopleSoft
13 8 (1.77%) Sybase
13 8 (1.77%) F5
14 7 (1.55%) Actimize
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