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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 209 246 249
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 219 173 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.71% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.77% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 118 101
Average daily rate
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£510 £510 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.09% +1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £408 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £471
% change year-on-year
- +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £71.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-30.28% +163.20%
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
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +17 51 £550 +7.57% 16
Ealing - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 126 (28.90%) Java
2 105 (24.08%) Finance
3 99 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (19.04%) Oracle
5 78 (17.89%) Microsoft
6 68 (15.60%) Windows
7 65 (14.91%) .NET
8 62 (14.22%) Technical Architecture
9 59 (13.53%) SQL Server
10 53 (12.16%) Banking
11 52 (11.93%) SQL
12 44 (10.09%) Web Services
12 44 (10.09%) Linux
12 44 (10.09%) Scrum
13 43 (9.86%) VMware
14 42 (9.63%) Security Cleared
15 41 (9.40%) TDD
16 39 (8.94%) HTML
17 37 (8.49%) C#
18 36 (8.26%) SOA
19 35 (8.03%) JavaScript
19 35 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (7.80%) CRM
20 34 (7.80%) Active Directory
20 34 (7.80%) TOGAF
21 32 (7.34%) UNIX
21 32 (7.34%) Migration
21 32 (7.34%) REST
22 31 (7.11%) CSS
22 31 (7.11%) SC Cleared

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (6.19%) Adobe CQ
2 19 (4.36%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.44%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.75%) Node.js
5 11 (2.52%) CMS
6 10 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.83%) IIS
9 5 (1.15%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.92%) JBoss
10 4 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (0.92%) FileNet
10 4 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.92%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.92%) Mule
10 4 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.92%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.61%) MS Office
4 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.46%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.23%) Radian6
5 1 (0.23%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (3.67%) SaaS
2 15 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.06%) Force.com
4 7 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.15%) Office 365
6 4 (0.92%) IaaS
7 3 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.69%) Heroku
7 3 (0.69%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.69%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Taleo
8 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.23%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.05%) SAN
1 22 (5.05%) Firewall
2 21 (4.82%) LAN
2 21 (4.82%) WAN
3 8 (1.83%) VPN
4 6 (1.38%) DNS
4 6 (1.38%) Internet
5 5 (1.15%) VLAN
6 4 (0.92%) Intranet
6 4 (0.92%) MPLS
6 4 (0.92%) NAS
6 4 (0.92%) NetScaler
6 4 (0.92%) SSL
7 3 (0.69%) LDAP
7 3 (0.69%) HTTP
7 3 (0.69%) SNMP
7 3 (0.69%) DHCP
7 3 (0.69%) VoIP
7 3 (0.69%) Network Security
7 3 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.65%) MongoDB
3 28 (6.42%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.28%) MySQL
5 16 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.52%) Big Data
7 11 (2.52%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.83%) Hadoop
8 8 (1.83%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.38%) MarkLogic
11 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.92%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.69%) DB2
14 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.61%) Maven
3 6 (1.38%) Selenium
3 6 (1.38%) JUnit
3 6 (1.38%) RSpec
4 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.69%) NUnit
6 2 (0.46%) JIRA
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.46%) Grunt
6 2 (0.46%) Bower
7 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.23%) Moq
7 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.23%) Gradle
General
1 105 (24.08%) Finance
2 53 (12.16%) Banking
3 22 (5.05%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.59%) Retail
5 13 (2.98%) Front Office
6 11 (2.52%) Marketing
7 8 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.38%) Billing
10 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.69%) Advertising
12 2 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.46%) Back Office
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) Automotive
12 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.23%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (14.91%) .NET
2 44 (10.09%) Web Services
3 39 (8.94%) HTML
4 32 (7.34%) REST
5 31 (7.11%) CSS
6 26 (5.96%) HTML5
7 25 (5.73%) JSON
8 24 (5.50%) ASP.NET
9 23 (5.28%) Ajax
9 23 (5.28%) Ruby on Rails
10 21 (4.82%) CSS3
11 20 (4.59%) XML
12 17 (3.90%) WCF
12 17 (3.90%) Django
13 16 (3.67%) RESTful
13 16 (3.67%) Play Framework
14 14 (3.21%) SOAP
14 14 (3.21%) J2EE
15 13 (2.98%) jQuery
15 13 (2.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.28%) Open Source
2 15 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.06%) User Experience
3 9 (2.06%) PKI
4 8 (1.83%) Mathematics
5 7 (1.61%) N-Tier
5 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.61%) Clustering
5 7 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.38%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.38%) Fixed Income
7 4 (0.92%) Replication
7 4 (0.92%) Derivative
7 4 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.92%) Private Cloud
7 4 (0.92%) Video on Demand
7 4 (0.92%) SWIFT
7 4 (0.92%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.60%) Windows
2 44 (10.09%) Linux
3 32 (7.34%) UNIX
4 17 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.75%) AIX
6 11 (2.52%) Solaris
7 8 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.69%) Android
11 2 (0.46%) CentOS
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.23%) VMS
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (14.22%) Technical Architecture
3 44 (10.09%) Scrum
4 41 (9.40%) TDD
5 36 (8.26%) SOA
6 35 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (7.80%) TOGAF
7 34 (7.80%) CRM
8 32 (7.34%) Migration
9 27 (6.19%) ITIL
10 25 (5.73%) MVC
11 21 (4.82%) Project Management
11 21 (4.82%) Analytics
11 21 (4.82%) DevOps
12 20 (4.59%) Service Management
13 18 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
13 18 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (4.13%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (3.90%) Security Architecture
14 17 (3.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 126 (28.90%) Java
2 52 (11.93%) SQL
3 37 (8.49%) C#
4 35 (8.03%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.50%) Ruby
6 22 (5.05%) Scala
7 14 (3.21%) C
8 10 (2.29%) Apex Code
9 8 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.61%) C++
10 7 (1.61%) PHP
10 7 (1.61%) Python
11 6 (1.38%) Perl
12 5 (1.15%) XQuery
12 5 (1.15%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.69%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (0.69%) Korn
13 3 (0.69%) XPath
13 3 (0.69%) VBScript
14 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (9.63%) Security Cleared
2 31 (7.11%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.90%) Degree
4 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.92%) CISSP
6 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.69%) MCITP
7 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) CCNA
8 1 (0.23%) CCDP
8 1 (0.23%) MCSE
8 1 (0.23%) MCSA
8 1 (0.23%) CCIE
8 1 (0.23%) CCNP
8 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.23%) VCDX
8 1 (0.23%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.75%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) COBIT
3 3 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.69%) Basel III
3 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) Basel II
5 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.83%) vSphere
5 6 (1.38%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.69%) XenApp
7 3 (0.69%) vCloud
8 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.46%) XenServer
9 1 (0.23%) Xen
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.23%) KVM
9 1 (0.23%) Docker
9 1 (0.23%) HDFS
9 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) SCCM
2 4 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.92%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.69%) Puppet
4 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.46%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.46%) SCOM
4 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.23%) MOM
5 1 (0.23%) Netcool
5 1 (0.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.23%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.23%) StatsD
5 1 (0.23%) Ansible
5 1 (0.23%) Salt
5 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 83 (19.04%) Oracle
2 78 (17.89%) Microsoft
3 43 (9.86%) VMware
4 24 (5.50%) IBM
4 24 (5.50%) SAP
5 20 (4.59%) Citrix
6 18 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (3.21%) HP
8 13 (2.98%) Cisco
9 12 (2.75%) Adobe
10 10 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.29%) Informatica
11 9 (2.06%) Sybase
12 8 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (1.83%) NetApp
12 8 (1.83%) ATG
13 7 (1.61%) Actimize
14 6 (1.38%) Siebel
14 6 (1.38%) Business Objects
15 5 (1.15%) Dell
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