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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 178 192 252
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 309 283 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.20% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.27% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 187 123
Median daily rate £525 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £670 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
21060 22365 21816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.04% 94.77% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15697 14981
Median daily rate £455 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.24% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 374 411
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +27 29 £515 -8.44% 8
Croydon -9 8 £550 +22.22%
Canary Wharf +7 3 £500 -
Brentford - 2 £550 -
Bromley - 2 £606 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £450 -
Feltham - 1 £572 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 227 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (24.63%) Java
3 90 (16.67%) Open Source
4 82 (15.19%) Migration
5 76 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
6 75 (13.89%) Finance
6 75 (13.89%) Oracle
7 72 (13.33%) Scrum
8 65 (12.04%) Security Cleared
9 63 (11.67%) .NET
10 61 (11.30%) REST
11 60 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 59 (10.93%) Linux
13 58 (10.74%) TDD
14 57 (10.56%) Data Modelling
15 56 (10.37%) Technical Architecture
16 55 (10.19%) Windows
17 48 (8.89%) Microsoft
18 46 (8.52%) HTML
19 45 (8.33%) CSS
20 43 (7.96%) SOA
20 43 (7.96%) SC Cleared
21 42 (7.78%) SQL
22 41 (7.59%) VMware
22 41 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
22 41 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
23 40 (7.41%) HTML5
23 40 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
24 39 (7.22%) Banking
25 38 (7.04%) DevOps

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 21 (3.89%) CMS
2 17 (3.15%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 10 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.67%) Apache
7 7 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.30%) JBoss
8 6 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.11%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.93%) Mule
10 4 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.74%) IIS
10 4 (0.74%) SAS
10 4 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.96%) Eloqua
2 14 (2.59%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.37%) Magento
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.37%) Unica
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.19%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (5.19%) IaaS
3 28 (5.19%) Office 365
4 22 (4.07%) PaaS
4 22 (4.07%) SaaS
5 12 (2.22%) Google Apps
6 10 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (1.30%) Trello
8 6 (1.11%) Boomi
8 6 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.74%) Force.com
9 4 (0.74%) GitHub
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.33%) Firewall
2 16 (2.96%) Internet
3 13 (2.41%) SAN
3 13 (2.41%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.48%) Skype
5 7 (1.30%) LAN
6 6 (1.11%) WAN
6 6 (1.11%) Wireless
7 5 (0.93%) DNS
7 5 (0.93%) Network Security
7 5 (0.93%) VPN
8 4 (0.74%) iSCSI
8 4 (0.74%) VLAN
9 3 (0.56%) AMQP
9 3 (0.56%) CTI
9 3 (0.56%) LDAP
9 3 (0.56%) MQTT
9 3 (0.56%) VoIP
10 2 (0.37%) DHCP
10 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.85%) NoSQL
2 33 (6.11%) MongoDB
3 30 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 26 (4.81%) SQL Server
5 25 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (4.63%) MySQL
6 19 (3.52%) Big Data
7 18 (3.33%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.67%) Neo4j
10 8 (1.48%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.30%) Datomic
11 7 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.74%) DB2
13 4 (0.74%) QlikView
13 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.67%) Maven
4 8 (1.48%) JUnit
5 7 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.11%) Selenium
7 5 (0.93%) Capybara
7 5 (0.93%) TestNG
8 4 (0.74%) JIRA
8 4 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (0.56%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.37%) Ant
10 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.37%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.37%) Hudson
10 2 (0.37%) Xcode
General
1 75 (13.89%) Finance
2 39 (7.22%) Banking
3 29 (5.37%) Marketing
4 16 (2.96%) Retail
5 12 (2.22%) Legal
6 11 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.11%) Games
7 6 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.11%) Law
7 6 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.56%) Electronics
8 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Front Office
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (11.67%) .NET
2 61 (11.30%) REST
3 46 (8.52%) HTML
4 45 (8.33%) CSS
5 40 (7.41%) HTML5
6 36 (6.67%) Web Services
7 33 (6.11%) JSON
8 31 (5.74%) RESTful
9 30 (5.56%) CSS3
9 30 (5.56%) Spring
10 24 (4.44%) SOAP
10 24 (4.44%) XML
11 23 (4.26%) Java EE
12 22 (4.07%) Ajax
12 22 (4.07%) Ruby on Rails
13 20 (3.70%) AngularJS
13 20 (3.70%) J2EE
13 20 (3.70%) JMS
14 19 (3.52%) Hibernate
14 19 (3.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.37%) Data Centre
2 28 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.89%) Data Integration
5 18 (3.33%) User Experience
6 17 (3.15%) Algorithms
6 17 (3.15%) Data Structures
7 14 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.04%) CESG
9 10 (1.85%) Blog
10 9 (1.67%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.48%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.48%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
12 7 (1.30%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.93%) Taxonomies
13 5 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.93%) Linux
2 55 (10.19%) Windows
3 18 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.96%) Unix
5 14 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.85%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.67%) Android
9 8 (1.48%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.93%) Solaris
10 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.74%) AIX
11 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.74%) VMS
12 2 (0.37%) HPUX
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.37%) zOS
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (16.67%) Open Source
3 82 (15.19%) Migration
4 72 (13.33%) Scrum
5 60 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 58 (10.74%) TDD
7 57 (10.56%) Data Modelling
8 56 (10.37%) Technical Architecture
9 43 (7.96%) SOA
10 41 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 38 (7.04%) DevOps
12 36 (6.67%) Configuration Management
13 35 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 35 (6.48%) UML
14 33 (6.11%) Microservices
15 31 (5.74%) Product Management
15 31 (5.74%) User Stories
16 29 (5.37%) TOGAF
17 27 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 133 (24.63%) Java
2 42 (7.78%) SQL
3 33 (6.11%) Ruby
4 30 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.81%) Scala
6 25 (4.63%) Python
7 24 (4.44%) C#
8 12 (2.22%) C
9 10 (1.85%) Apex Code
9 10 (1.85%) Groovy
10 9 (1.67%) C++
11 8 (1.48%) Clojure
12 7 (1.30%) Erlang
12 7 (1.30%) Go
13 6 (1.11%) PHP
14 4 (0.74%) COBOL
14 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.74%) VB
15 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.96%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.33%) Degree
4 14 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.93%) CCNP
6 5 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.74%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.37%) CCIE
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CCDA
10 1 (0.19%) CCDP
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
10 1 (0.19%) CITP
10 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB
10 1 (0.19%) MCSD
10 1 (0.19%) MCSE
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.63%) QA
2 12 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.56%) COBIT
4 3 (0.56%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) SEPA
6 1 (0.19%) GxP
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.89%) Docker
4 16 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (1.11%) vCloud
6 6 (1.11%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.74%) vSphere
8 4 (0.74%) XenApp
9 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.19%) iptables
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (5.37%) Puppet
2 23 (4.26%) Ansible
3 21 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.85%) SCCM
5 6 (1.11%) AirWatch
5 6 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.74%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.56%) SCOM
8 3 (0.56%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.37%) Nagios
9 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.37%) Terraform
10 1 (0.19%) Casper Suite
10 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.19%) Salt
10 1 (0.19%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 75 (13.89%) Oracle
2 48 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 41 (7.59%) VMware
4 40 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (5.37%) SAP
6 25 (4.63%) Google
7 19 (3.52%) Citrix
7 19 (3.52%) Rackspace
8 16 (2.96%) Cisco
9 13 (2.41%) HP
10 11 (2.04%) Hyperion
11 10 (1.85%) Juniper
12 9 (1.67%) IBM
13 8 (1.48%) Informatica
13 8 (1.48%) Teradata
14 7 (1.30%) Apigee
14 7 (1.30%) Dell
15 6 (1.11%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.11%) MobileIron
15 6 (1.11%) TIBCO
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