The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 236 242 208
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 160 142 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.66% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.71% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 99 173
Average daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £373 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £26.98 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+163.20% -0.09%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21611 20076 25837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.78% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15036 13591 16634
Average daily rate £425 £448 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 407 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.85 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Technical Architect
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 52 £473 -14.09% 4
Docklands, London - 2 £535 -
Hackney - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 80 (21.86%) Java
2 69 (18.85%) Oracle
3 57 (15.57%) Microsoft
4 51 (13.93%) Technical Architecture
5 50 (13.66%) Windows
6 48 (13.11%) .NET
7 46 (12.57%) SQL
8 42 (11.48%) Migration
8 42 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (10.66%) Finance
10 38 (10.38%) Middleware
10 38 (10.38%) SQL Server
11 36 (9.84%) Security Cleared
12 35 (9.56%) VMware
13 34 (9.29%) SOA
14 33 (9.02%) C#
15 31 (8.47%) Linux
16 28 (7.65%) Apache
16 28 (7.65%) SC Cleared
17 27 (7.38%) SharePoint
17 27 (7.38%) E-Commerce
17 27 (7.38%) J2EE
18 26 (7.10%) Git (software)
19 25 (6.83%) HTML
19 25 (6.83%) UNIX
19 25 (6.83%) TDD
20 24 (6.56%) Project Management
20 24 (6.56%) Maven
20 24 (6.56%) TOGAF
21 23 (6.28%) NoSQL

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (7.65%) Apache
2 27 (7.38%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.46%) CMS
4 19 (5.19%) WebLogic
5 18 (4.92%) Confluence
6 12 (3.28%) IIS
7 11 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (2.19%) Umbraco
9 8 (2.19%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.19%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
11 6 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.09%) Node.js
12 4 (1.09%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.09%) NetWeaver
12 4 (1.09%) nginx
12 4 (1.09%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.09%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.82%) Stata
6 2 (0.55%) MS Office
7 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.55%) Tridion
4 2 (0.55%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.73%) SaaS
2 6 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.37%) Office 365
4 4 (1.09%) IaaS
4 4 (1.09%) PaaS
4 4 (1.09%) Force.com
5 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.74%) WAN
2 14 (3.83%) SAN
3 11 (3.01%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.01%) Firewall
4 10 (2.73%) HTTP
5 7 (1.91%) Internet
5 7 (1.91%) VPN
5 7 (1.91%) LAN
5 7 (1.91%) Network Security
6 6 (1.64%) SSL
7 4 (1.09%) NAS
7 4 (1.09%) Wireless
8 3 (0.82%) 4G
8 3 (0.82%) Intranet
8 3 (0.82%) LDAP
9 2 (0.55%) CTI
9 2 (0.55%) DNS
9 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.28%) NoSQL
2 23 (6.28%) Oracle Database
3 21 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 19 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (4.64%) MySQL
6 12 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.73%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.19%) SAP HANA
8 8 (2.19%) Big Data
9 7 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.37%) OLAP
12 4 (1.09%) Data Mart
12 4 (1.09%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.56%) Maven
3 20 (5.46%) JIRA
4 18 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (3.83%) Eclipse
6 13 (3.55%) Subversion
7 8 (2.19%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.37%) Hudson
9 4 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.09%) JUnit
9 4 (1.09%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.82%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.82%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.27%) XMLSpy
11 1 (0.27%) Ant
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.27%) Mocha
11 1 (0.27%) QUnit
11 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
General
1 39 (10.66%) Finance
2 22 (6.01%) Banking
3 20 (5.46%) Retail
4 17 (4.64%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.37%) Marketing
6 4 (1.09%) Billing
6 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.82%) Automotive
7 3 (0.82%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.11%) .NET
2 38 (10.38%) Middleware
3 27 (7.38%) J2EE
4 25 (6.83%) HTML
5 22 (6.01%) Spring
5 22 (6.01%) Ajax
6 21 (5.74%) Web Services
6 21 (5.74%) Apache Camel
7 20 (5.46%) REST
8 18 (4.92%) HTML5
8 18 (4.92%) CSS
8 18 (4.92%) ActiveMQ
9 17 (4.64%) Apache CXF
10 15 (4.10%) ASP.NET
11 14 (3.83%) Hibernate
11 14 (3.83%) .NET Framework
12 13 (3.55%) JSON
12 13 (3.55%) CSS3
13 11 (3.01%) Django
13 11 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.46%) Data Integration
2 12 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.46%) Reference Data
4 9 (2.46%) Open Source
5 8 (2.19%) Clustering
6 5 (1.37%) PKI
6 5 (1.37%) NHS
6 5 (1.37%) RIA
6 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.09%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.55%) HACMP
9 2 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.55%) IVR
9 2 (0.55%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.55%) Ontologies
9 2 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.55%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.66%) Windows
2 31 (8.47%) Linux
3 25 (6.83%) UNIX
4 13 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.46%) AIX
6 7 (1.91%) Solaris
6 7 (1.91%) Android
7 6 (1.64%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.55%) HPUX
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (13.93%) Technical Architecture
2 42 (11.48%) Migration
2 42 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (9.29%) SOA
4 27 (7.38%) E-Commerce
5 25 (6.83%) TDD
6 24 (6.56%) TOGAF
6 24 (6.56%) Project Management
7 23 (6.28%) MVC
7 23 (6.28%) UML
7 23 (6.28%) Data Modelling
7 23 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (6.28%) Scrum
8 22 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (4.92%) Content Management
9 18 (4.92%) ITIL
9 18 (4.92%) Data Architecture
10 16 (4.37%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (4.10%) ETL
12 14 (3.83%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.86%) Java
2 46 (12.57%) SQL
3 33 (9.02%) C#
4 14 (3.83%) Ruby
5 13 (3.55%) Scala
6 12 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.73%) Python
8 8 (2.19%) C
8 8 (2.19%) C++
9 6 (1.64%) Apex Code
10 5 (1.37%) VB
11 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.82%) AWK
12 3 (0.82%) PHP
12 3 (0.82%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.82%) R
12 3 (0.82%) sed
12 3 (0.82%) Groovy
13 2 (0.55%) Erlang
13 2 (0.55%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 36 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.65%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.83%) Degree
4 8 (2.19%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.37%) CISSP
6 4 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.09%) CCIE
6 4 (1.09%) CISM
7 2 (0.55%) CCSA
7 2 (0.55%) CCSE
7 2 (0.55%) CCNP
7 2 (0.55%) MCSE
7 2 (0.55%) MCSA
7 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.55%) ISACA
7 2 (0.55%) JNCIP
7 2 (0.55%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.27%) CITP
8 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 18 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.91%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.82%) Varnish
7 2 (0.55%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.27%) XenServer
8 1 (0.27%) SRDF
8 1 (0.27%) KVM
8 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.27%) PowerConvert
8 1 (0.27%) NFS
8 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.82%) OpenSSO
2 3 (0.82%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.55%) SCCM
3 2 (0.55%) MOM
3 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 69 (18.85%) Oracle
2 57 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 35 (9.56%) VMware
4 22 (6.01%) SAP
4 22 (6.01%) Red Hat
5 16 (4.37%) JBoss
6 14 (3.83%) IBM
7 13 (3.55%) Cisco
7 13 (3.55%) Citrix
7 13 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (3.55%) EPiServer
8 9 (2.46%) Sitecore
8 9 (2.46%) ATG
8 9 (2.46%) HP
9 7 (1.91%) EMC
10 6 (1.64%) NetApp
10 6 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.64%) Open Text
11 5 (1.37%) Ab Initio
11 5 (1.37%) Nimsoft
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