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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 238 194 265
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +71
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 202 255 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 1.15% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.21% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 162 101
Median daily rate £550 £525 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £37.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+62.16% -47.88%
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
20644 21057 21495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 14520 15143
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 393 382
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -1 15 £520 -9.56% 7
Bromley - 6 £638 -
Croydon -8 5 £513 - 1
Brentford - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £475 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 154 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (26.91%) Java
3 59 (14.57%) Finance
3 59 (14.57%) Migration
4 57 (14.07%) Open Source
5 53 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
6 51 (12.59%) Linux
7 49 (12.10%) Scrum
8 48 (11.85%) .NET
8 48 (11.85%) REST
9 47 (11.60%) Security Cleared
10 45 (11.11%) Oracle
11 41 (10.12%) Microsoft
11 41 (10.12%) Configuration Management
12 38 (9.38%) TDD
12 38 (9.38%) DevOps
13 37 (9.14%) Puppet
14 36 (8.89%) NoSQL
14 36 (8.89%) SQL
14 36 (8.89%) Mentoring
15 35 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
16 34 (8.40%) Ruby
16 34 (8.40%) Data Modelling
17 33 (8.15%) Windows
17 33 (8.15%) Banking
18 32 (7.90%) Continuous Delivery
19 31 (7.65%) Ansible
19 31 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
19 31 (7.65%) SOA

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 18 (4.44%) CMS
2 16 (3.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 15 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.96%) Apache Spark
5 11 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.47%) Node.js
7 9 (2.22%) Apache
8 7 (1.73%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.48%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.99%) Mule
11 4 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.74%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.74%) JBoss
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.49%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.49%) Magento
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.49%) Unica
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.09%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.93%) Office 365
4 14 (3.46%) SaaS
5 11 (2.72%) PaaS
6 9 (2.22%) IaaS
7 8 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.48%) Boomi
9 6 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.23%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.99%) GitHub
12 3 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.74%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (0.74%) Force.com
12 3 (0.74%) Route 53
13 2 (0.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.44%) Internet
2 13 (3.21%) SAN
3 11 (2.72%) Firewall
4 6 (1.48%) Network Security
4 6 (1.48%) Skype
4 6 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.99%) WAN
6 3 (0.74%) LAN
7 2 (0.49%) CTI
7 2 (0.49%) DNS
7 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.49%) Wireless
7 2 (0.49%) WLAN
8 1 (0.25%) 3G
8 1 (0.25%) HSRP
8 1 (0.25%) Intranet
8 1 (0.25%) NAS
8 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.25%) SSL
8 1 (0.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.89%) NoSQL
2 27 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 27 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 19 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (4.44%) MySQL
5 15 (3.70%) Big Data
6 13 (3.21%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.73%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.23%) Datomic
9 5 (1.23%) QlikView
9 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.99%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.99%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.99%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.99%) DB2
10 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.95%) Maven
4 5 (1.23%) JIRA
5 3 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (0.74%) JUnit
5 3 (0.74%) Subversion
6 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.49%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.49%) Hudson
6 2 (0.49%) jMock
6 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.49%) Xcode
7 1 (0.25%) Gatling
7 1 (0.25%) Geb
7 1 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.25%) MorphX
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) Spock
General
1 59 (14.57%) Finance
2 33 (8.15%) Banking
3 13 (3.21%) Marketing
3 13 (3.21%) Retail
4 11 (2.72%) Legal
5 7 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.48%) Games
6 6 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.74%) Advertising
7 3 (0.74%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.85%) .NET
1 48 (11.85%) REST
2 29 (7.16%) CSS
2 29 (7.16%) HTML
2 29 (7.16%) RESTful
3 25 (6.17%) HTML5
4 23 (5.68%) Web Services
5 22 (5.43%) JSON
6 20 (4.94%) Java EE
6 20 (4.94%) Spring
7 17 (4.20%) AngularJS
8 16 (3.95%) Ajax
8 16 (3.95%) CSS3
8 16 (3.95%) XML
9 15 (3.70%) J2EE
10 14 (3.46%) Ruby on Rails
10 14 (3.46%) SOAP
11 12 (2.96%) JMS
11 12 (2.96%) Kafka
12 11 (2.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.68%) Data Integration
2 21 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.47%) Blog
4 10 (2.47%) Public Cloud
4 10 (2.47%) User Experience
5 8 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.73%) CESG
6 7 (1.73%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.48%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.23%) Clustering
8 5 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.74%) DataPower
10 3 (0.74%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.74%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.74%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.59%) Linux
2 33 (8.15%) Windows
3 12 (2.96%) Unix
4 10 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.48%) Android
8 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.23%) Solaris
9 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.49%) AIX
10 2 (0.49%) HPUX
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) VMS
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (38.02%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (14.57%) Migration
3 57 (14.07%) Open Source
4 49 (12.10%) Scrum
5 41 (10.12%) Configuration Management
6 38 (9.38%) DevOps
6 38 (9.38%) TDD
7 36 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 35 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
9 34 (8.40%) Data Modelling
10 32 (7.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (7.65%) ETL
11 31 (7.65%) SOA
12 23 (5.68%) Data Migration
13 21 (5.19%) UML
13 21 (5.19%) User Stories
14 20 (4.94%) Microservices
15 18 (4.44%) Data Architecture
15 18 (4.44%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 109 (26.91%) Java
2 36 (8.89%) SQL
3 34 (8.40%) Ruby
4 27 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.94%) Scala
6 14 (3.46%) C#
7 13 (3.21%) C
8 10 (2.47%) Groovy
9 9 (2.22%) Python
10 7 (1.73%) Clojure
11 6 (1.48%) Apex Code
12 5 (1.23%) Erlang
12 5 (1.23%) Go
12 5 (1.23%) PHP
12 5 (1.23%) VB
13 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.74%) C++
14 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.49%) COBOL
15 2 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (11.60%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.20%) Degree
4 8 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.74%) CITP
7 3 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.49%) CCDA
8 2 (0.49%) CCNP
8 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CCDP
9 1 (0.25%) CCIE
9 1 (0.25%) CCNA
9 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.93%) QA
2 8 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (5.93%) Docker
2 15 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.74%) vSphere
6 3 (0.74%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.25%) iptables
7 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (9.14%) Puppet
2 31 (7.65%) Ansible
3 20 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.23%) SCCM
5 4 (0.99%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.74%) Nagios
7 2 (0.49%) Jitterbit
7 2 (0.49%) Salt
7 2 (0.49%) SCOM
7 2 (0.49%) SCSM
7 2 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.25%) Cacti
8 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.25%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 45 (11.11%) Oracle
2 41 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.43%) VMware
4 17 (4.20%) Rackspace
4 17 (4.20%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (3.21%) SAP
6 12 (2.96%) Google
6 12 (2.96%) HP
7 10 (2.47%) Citrix
7 10 (2.47%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.98%) Teradata
9 7 (1.73%) Cisco
9 7 (1.73%) Dell
9 7 (1.73%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.73%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.48%) F5
10 6 (1.48%) IBM
11 5 (1.23%) Informatica
12 4 (0.99%) EMC
12 4 (0.99%) TIBCO
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Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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Connectus
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Quant Capital
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