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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 206 231 215
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 238 205 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.99% 0.83% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.89% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 150 107
Average daily rate
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£525 £510 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-21.68% -17.00%
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
22207 23085 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.17% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15998 15957 13766
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 375 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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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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 +25 56 £550 +2.32% 17
Croydon -7 4 £700 +37.25%
Hammersmith - 2 £563 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 107 (23.99%) Java
2 87 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (19.06%) Finance
4 77 (17.26%) Oracle
5 73 (16.37%) Windows
6 71 (15.92%) SQL Server
6 71 (15.92%) .NET
7 65 (14.57%) Technical Architecture
8 63 (14.13%) SQL
9 62 (13.90%) Microsoft
10 54 (12.11%) C#
10 54 (12.11%) Migration
11 47 (10.54%) Security Cleared
12 44 (9.87%) VMware
13 43 (9.64%) Linux
14 41 (9.19%) TDD
15 38 (8.52%) Web Services
15 38 (8.52%) UNIX
15 38 (8.52%) Banking
16 36 (8.07%) Open Source
16 36 (8.07%) Scrum
17 34 (7.62%) NoSQL
18 33 (7.40%) MongoDB
18 33 (7.40%) REST
18 33 (7.40%) SharePoint
19 32 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (7.17%) SOA
20 31 (6.95%) TOGAF
21 30 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
22 29 (6.50%) Salesforce.com

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 33 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.81%) Adobe CQ
3 14 (3.14%) CMS
4 9 (2.02%) IIS
5 8 (1.79%) Node.js
5 8 (1.79%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.35%) Lync
7 6 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.35%) JBoss
7 6 (1.35%) Mule
8 5 (1.12%) Drupal
8 5 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.90%) Eucalyptus
9 4 (0.90%) Apache
9 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.67%) MS Office
4 2 (0.45%) Stata
4 2 (0.45%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.45%) Summit
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.22%) Maximo
6 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.04%) SaaS
2 12 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.35%) Force.com
4 6 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.90%) IaaS
5 4 (0.90%) Heroku
6 3 (0.67%) PaaS
7 2 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.04%) WAN
1 18 (4.04%) Intranet
2 17 (3.81%) LAN
3 16 (3.59%) Internet
3 16 (3.59%) SAN
3 16 (3.59%) Firewall
4 9 (2.02%) NAS
4 9 (2.02%) VPN
4 9 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.57%) DNS
5 7 (1.57%) MPLS
6 6 (1.35%) SSL
7 5 (1.12%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.90%) HTTP
8 4 (0.90%) VLAN
9 3 (0.67%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.67%) Network Security
9 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.67%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.62%) NoSQL
3 33 (7.40%) MongoDB
4 22 (4.93%) MySQL
5 16 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.24%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.02%) Big Data
10 8 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.57%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.35%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.90%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.90%) MarkLogic
14 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.35%) Maven
3 6 (1.35%) NUnit
4 4 (0.90%) Grunt
4 4 (0.90%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (0.90%) Moq
4 4 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.67%) Subversion
6 2 (0.45%) Bower
6 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.45%) JUnit
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.45%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.45%) JIRA
7 1 (0.22%) Selenium
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 85 (19.06%) Finance
2 38 (8.52%) Banking
3 17 (3.81%) Retail
4 13 (2.91%) Marketing
4 13 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.79%) Legal
8 6 (1.35%) Front Office
9 5 (1.12%) Advertising
10 2 (0.45%) Law
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
10 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (15.92%) .NET
2 38 (8.52%) Web Services
3 33 (7.40%) REST
4 28 (6.28%) HTML
5 26 (5.83%) ASP.NET
5 26 (5.83%) CSS
6 24 (5.38%) SOAP
7 21 (4.71%) HTML5
8 18 (4.04%) Ajax
8 18 (4.04%) CSS3
9 17 (3.81%) JSON
10 16 (3.59%) XML
11 15 (3.36%) WPF
11 15 (3.36%) jQuery
12 14 (3.14%) Visualforce
12 14 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (3.14%) RESTful
13 13 (2.91%) Django
13 13 (2.91%) J2EE
13 13 (2.91%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.07%) Open Source
2 24 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.14%) User Experience
4 13 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.24%) N-Tier
7 9 (2.02%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.79%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.57%) PKI
10 6 (1.35%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.35%) Replication
11 5 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.12%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.90%) Clustering
12 4 (0.90%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.90%) Derivative
12 4 (0.90%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 73 (16.37%) Windows
2 43 (9.64%) Linux
3 38 (8.52%) UNIX
4 14 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.35%) AIX
5 6 (1.35%) Solaris
5 6 (1.35%) Android
6 5 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.45%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) VME
8 1 (0.22%) VMS
8 1 (0.22%) MVS
8 1 (0.22%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (14.57%) Technical Architecture
3 54 (12.11%) Migration
4 41 (9.19%) TDD
5 36 (8.07%) Scrum
6 32 (7.17%) SOA
7 31 (6.95%) TOGAF
8 30 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (6.28%) E-Commerce
10 26 (5.83%) Data Migration
11 25 (5.61%) MVC
12 22 (4.93%) DevOps
13 21 (4.71%) Data Modelling
14 20 (4.48%) ETL
15 19 (4.26%) CRM
16 18 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (3.81%) Analytics
17 17 (3.81%) Investment Management
17 17 (3.81%) Kanban
18 16 (3.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 107 (23.99%) Java
2 63 (14.13%) SQL
3 54 (12.11%) C#
4 27 (6.05%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.16%) Scala
6 16 (3.59%) Ruby
7 15 (3.36%) Apex Code
8 13 (2.91%) PHP
9 12 (2.69%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.69%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.24%) C++
11 8 (1.79%) Python
12 6 (1.35%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.90%) SOQL
13 4 (0.90%) Perl
14 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.67%) C
15 2 (0.45%) SOSL
15 2 (0.45%) Clojure
15 2 (0.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (10.54%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.59%) Degree
4 9 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.79%) MCSE
6 7 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.90%) CCNA
9 3 (0.67%) VCP5
10 2 (0.45%) CCA
10 2 (0.45%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.45%) VCP4
11 1 (0.22%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.22%) MCITP
11 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.35%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.67%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.67%) Basel III
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.22%) PAS 55
System Software
1 32 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.02%) vSphere
5 6 (1.35%) XenApp
5 6 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.90%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.67%) XenServer
7 3 (0.67%) vCloud
8 2 (0.45%) HDFS
8 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.22%) NFS
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.22%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.22%) Varnish
9 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (1.57%) SCCM
2 5 (1.12%) OpenSSO
2 5 (1.12%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.12%) CA SiteMinder
3 4 (0.90%) SCOM
4 3 (0.67%) Puppet
4 3 (0.67%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.45%) Oozie
5 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.22%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.22%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.22%) Ambari
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 77 (17.26%) Oracle
2 62 (13.90%) Microsoft
3 44 (9.87%) VMware
4 29 (6.50%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (5.83%) Cisco
6 21 (4.71%) Citrix
7 20 (4.48%) IBM
8 18 (4.04%) Sybase
9 16 (3.59%) Informatica
10 14 (3.14%) Business Objects
10 14 (3.14%) HP
11 13 (2.91%) Adobe
11 13 (2.91%) SAP
12 9 (2.02%) Sitecore
12 9 (2.02%) Juniper
13 8 (1.79%) NetApp
13 8 (1.79%) Telerik
14 7 (1.57%) ATG
14 7 (1.57%) hybris
15 6 (1.35%) Red Hat
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