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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 239 236 208
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 173 190 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.78% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.85% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 129 169
Average daily rate
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£513 £500 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21256 22408 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.80% 92.45% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14623 15254 15784
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
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 394 474 640
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £41.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +22 46 £550 +10.00% 16
Docklands, London +8 2 £500 -14.34%
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 59 (17.40%) Oracle
2 56 (16.52%) Java
3 53 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 52 (15.34%) Technical Architecture
5 51 (15.04%) .NET
6 49 (14.45%) Finance
7 46 (13.57%) Windows
8 45 (13.27%) Scrum
9 44 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (12.68%) Migration
11 42 (12.39%) SQL
12 38 (11.21%) SQL Server
12 38 (11.21%) VMware
12 38 (11.21%) TDD
13 37 (10.91%) REST
14 32 (9.44%) NoSQL
15 31 (9.14%) Security Cleared
15 31 (9.14%) C#
16 30 (8.85%) HTML
16 30 (8.85%) Open Source
17 29 (8.55%) CSS
17 29 (8.55%) SharePoint
18 28 (8.26%) UNIX
18 28 (8.26%) MySQL
18 28 (8.26%) MongoDB
18 28 (8.26%) Kanban
19 27 (7.96%) Data Modelling
20 26 (7.67%) HTML5
20 26 (7.67%) JSON
20 26 (7.67%) CSS3

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 29 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.42%) CMS
3 11 (3.24%) Apache
4 9 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.36%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.36%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.06%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.06%) IIS
7 5 (1.47%) Node.js
8 4 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.18%) NetWeaver
8 4 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.88%) Confluence
9 3 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.88%) nginx
9 3 (0.88%) Mule
9 3 (0.88%) SAS
9 3 (0.88%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.47%) Stata
4 3 (0.88%) MS Project
4 3 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.59%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.29%) Summit
4 1 (0.29%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.72%) SaaS
2 8 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.06%) PaaS
4 6 (1.77%) IaaS
4 6 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.77%) Force.com
5 5 (1.47%) Office 365
6 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.88%) Heroku
8 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.01%) SAN
2 10 (2.95%) WAN
3 9 (2.65%) Intranet
4 8 (2.36%) Internet
4 8 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (2.36%) NAS
5 7 (2.06%) LAN
6 5 (1.47%) Network Security
6 5 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 5 (1.47%) DNS
6 5 (1.47%) 4G
7 4 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.18%) Wireless
7 4 (1.18%) Firewall
7 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.88%) VPN
9 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.59%) VoIP
9 2 (0.59%) DHCP
9 2 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.44%) NoSQL
3 28 (8.26%) MySQL
3 28 (8.26%) MongoDB
4 25 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (7.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (4.42%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.77%) OLAP
8 6 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.47%) SAP HANA
9 5 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.18%) DB2
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.36%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.36%) JIRA
2 8 (2.36%) Maven
3 7 (2.06%) Subversion
3 7 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.77%) JUnit
5 3 (0.88%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.59%) Grunt
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.59%) Moq
6 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.59%) NUnit
7 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.29%) Mocha
7 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (14.45%) Finance
2 18 (5.31%) Retail
3 13 (3.83%) Banking
4 10 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.18%) Publishing
8 3 (0.88%) Marketing
8 3 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) Legal
9 2 (0.59%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Turkish Language
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Games
10 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.04%) .NET
2 37 (10.91%) REST
3 30 (8.85%) HTML
4 29 (8.55%) CSS
5 26 (7.67%) HTML5
5 26 (7.67%) JSON
5 26 (7.67%) CSS3
6 25 (7.37%) Ajax
7 23 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
7 23 (6.78%) Django
7 23 (6.78%) Web Services
7 23 (6.78%) Play Framework
8 20 (5.90%) Middleware
9 19 (5.60%) J2EE
10 18 (5.31%) SOAP
11 15 (4.42%) Visualforce
12 14 (4.13%) RESTful
13 11 (3.24%) Spring
13 11 (3.24%) ASP.NET
14 9 (2.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.85%) Open Source
2 19 (5.60%) Data Integration
3 9 (2.65%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.36%) Reference Data
5 7 (2.06%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.77%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.47%) CESG
7 5 (1.47%) NHS
8 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.18%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.18%) Clustering
8 4 (1.18%) EqualLogic
8 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.18%) Celerra
8 4 (1.18%) PKI
9 3 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.59%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.59%) DataPower
10 2 (0.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.57%) Windows
2 28 (8.26%) UNIX
3 23 (6.78%) Linux
4 9 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.77%) Android
7 5 (1.47%) Solaris
8 4 (1.18%) AIX
8 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.29%) VME
10 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.29%) MVS
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (15.34%) Technical Architecture
2 45 (13.27%) Scrum
3 44 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (12.68%) Migration
5 38 (11.21%) TDD
6 28 (8.26%) Kanban
7 27 (7.96%) Data Modelling
8 25 (7.37%) Project Management
9 24 (7.08%) TOGAF
10 23 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 20 (5.90%) SOA
12 20 (5.90%) Software Architecture
13 19 (5.60%) Product Management
14 18 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (5.31%) Data Migration
14 18 (5.31%) Data Architecture
15 17 (5.01%) Configuration Management
15 17 (5.01%) ITIL
16 16 (4.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.52%) Java
2 42 (12.39%) SQL
3 31 (9.14%) C#
4 25 (7.37%) Ruby
5 24 (7.08%) Scala
6 16 (4.72%) Apex Code
7 6 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.47%) Python
8 5 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.47%) Perl
9 4 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.18%) XAML
9 4 (1.18%) PHP
9 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.18%) VB
9 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.88%) C++
10 3 (0.88%) COBOL
10 3 (0.88%) AWK
Qualifications
1 31 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.83%) Degree
4 8 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.18%) VCP5
6 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.18%) CCA
6 4 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (1.18%) CCIE
6 4 (1.18%) CCNA
6 4 (1.18%) VCP4
7 3 (0.88%) CISSP
7 3 (0.88%) MCSE
7 3 (0.88%) CISM
8 2 (0.59%) ISACA
8 2 (0.59%) CCSA
8 2 (0.59%) MCSA
8 2 (0.59%) CCNP
8 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.88%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.06%) XenApp
4 6 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.47%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.18%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.88%) Varnish
8 1 (0.29%) vSphere
8 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.29%) NFS
8 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (1.77%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.47%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.88%) SCCM
3 3 (0.88%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.88%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.29%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.29%) OpenView
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 59 (17.40%) Oracle
2 53 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 38 (11.21%) VMware
4 25 (7.37%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (5.31%) IBM
6 17 (5.01%) Citrix
7 16 (4.72%) Cisco
8 15 (4.42%) HP
9 9 (2.65%) SAP
9 9 (2.65%) Business Objects
10 8 (2.36%) Informatica
10 8 (2.36%) Sybase
10 8 (2.36%) hybris
11 7 (2.06%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.77%) ATG
12 6 (1.77%) Dell
12 6 (1.77%) EMC
12 6 (1.77%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.77%) Endeca
13 5 (1.47%) Sun
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