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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 227 261 203
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 203 180 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 0.72% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.77% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 132 147
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £410 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% -29.48%
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +21 47 £538 -2.27% 15
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 72 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (18.38%) Finance
2 68 (18.38%) Oracle
3 64 (17.30%) Java
4 61 (16.49%) .NET
5 59 (15.95%) Windows
6 57 (15.41%) Microsoft
7 56 (15.14%) SQL
7 56 (15.14%) Migration
8 52 (14.05%) Technical Architecture
9 46 (12.43%) VMware
10 43 (11.62%) Scrum
11 42 (11.35%) SQL Server
11 42 (11.35%) C#
12 41 (11.08%) Open Source
13 40 (10.81%) TDD
14 38 (10.27%) Security Cleared
15 37 (10.00%) UNIX
16 36 (9.73%) REST
17 33 (8.92%) NoSQL
17 33 (8.92%) Linux
18 31 (8.38%) Salesforce.com
18 31 (8.38%) TOGAF
19 29 (7.84%) MS Excel
20 28 (7.57%) HTML
20 28 (7.57%) Data Modelling
20 28 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (7.57%) Data Migration
21 26 (7.03%) Kanban
21 26 (7.03%) SC Cleared

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.70%) CMS
3 8 (2.16%) IIS
3 8 (2.16%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.35%) Drupal
6 4 (1.08%) Node.js
6 4 (1.08%) Lync
6 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.08%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.81%) Eucalyptus
7 3 (0.81%) Moodle
7 3 (0.81%) Apache
7 3 (0.81%) SAS
7 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.35%) Stata
5 3 (0.81%) MS Project
5 3 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.54%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.27%) Summit
5 1 (0.27%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.27%) Maximo
5 1 (0.27%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.32%) SaaS
2 11 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.89%) Force.com
4 6 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.62%) Heroku
5 4 (1.08%) Office 365
5 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.81%) PaaS
7 2 (0.54%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.14%) SAN
2 16 (4.32%) WAN
3 15 (4.05%) Intranet
4 14 (3.78%) Firewall
5 13 (3.51%) Internet
6 12 (3.24%) LAN
7 10 (2.70%) NAS
8 9 (2.43%) VPN
9 8 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.89%) MPLS
11 6 (1.62%) SSL
11 6 (1.62%) DNS
12 5 (1.35%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.35%) 4G
13 4 (1.08%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.08%) VLAN
14 3 (0.81%) Network Security
14 3 (0.81%) HTTP
14 3 (0.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.92%) NoSQL
3 26 (7.03%) MongoDB
4 25 (6.76%) MySQL
5 20 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.97%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.43%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.16%) Big Data
11 6 (1.62%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.35%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.35%) MarkLogic
12 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.08%) DB2
13 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.89%) JIRA
3 6 (1.62%) JUnit
3 6 (1.62%) Maven
4 5 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (1.35%) Moq
4 5 (1.35%) Subversion
4 5 (1.35%) NUnit
4 5 (1.35%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.54%) Grunt
6 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.27%) Toad
7 1 (0.27%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 68 (18.38%) Finance
2 22 (5.95%) Banking
3 16 (4.32%) Retail
4 12 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.62%) Marketing
8 4 (1.08%) Advertising
8 4 (1.08%) Back Office
9 3 (0.81%) Legal
10 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
10 2 (0.54%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (16.49%) .NET
2 36 (9.73%) REST
3 28 (7.57%) HTML
4 26 (7.03%) Web Services
5 25 (6.76%) CSS
6 23 (6.22%) JSON
7 22 (5.95%) HTML5
8 21 (5.68%) Ajax
8 21 (5.68%) SOAP
9 20 (5.41%) CSS3
10 19 (5.14%) Visualforce
11 17 (4.59%) Play Framework
11 17 (4.59%) J2EE
11 17 (4.59%) Ruby on Rails
11 17 (4.59%) Django
12 14 (3.78%) ASP.NET
13 13 (3.51%) XML
14 11 (2.97%) RESTful
15 9 (2.43%) WPF
16 8 (2.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.08%) Open Source
2 15 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.78%) Data Integration
4 12 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.24%) User Experience
5 10 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.43%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.89%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.62%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.35%) CESG
9 5 (1.35%) Replication
9 5 (1.35%) Clustering
9 5 (1.35%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.08%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.08%) CLARiiON
10 4 (1.08%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.08%) Celerra
10 4 (1.08%) PACS
10 4 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.95%) Windows
2 37 (10.00%) UNIX
3 33 (8.92%) Linux
4 8 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.89%) Android
5 7 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.62%) AIX
6 6 (1.62%) Solaris
6 6 (1.62%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) VME
9 1 (0.27%) MVS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.27%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (15.14%) Migration
3 52 (14.05%) Technical Architecture
4 43 (11.62%) Scrum
5 40 (10.81%) TDD
6 31 (8.38%) TOGAF
7 28 (7.57%) Data Modelling
7 28 (7.57%) Data Migration
8 26 (7.03%) Kanban
9 24 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (5.68%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.86%) Project Management
11 18 (4.86%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.59%) Software Architecture
12 17 (4.59%) Investment Management
12 17 (4.59%) Data Management
13 16 (4.32%) Data Architecture
13 16 (4.32%) Product Management
13 16 (4.32%) CRM
13 16 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.30%) Java
2 56 (15.14%) SQL
3 42 (11.35%) C#
4 22 (5.95%) Scala
5 20 (5.41%) Ruby
5 20 (5.41%) Apex Code
6 13 (3.51%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.70%) PHP
8 9 (2.43%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.16%) C++
10 7 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.62%) SOQL
11 6 (1.62%) Python
12 5 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.35%) Perl
12 5 (1.35%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.35%) XAML
13 4 (1.08%) R
14 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.81%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 38 (10.27%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.78%) Degree
4 8 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.35%) CCNA
6 5 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.08%) VCP5
7 4 (1.08%) CCA
7 4 (1.08%) MCSE
7 4 (1.08%) VCP4
7 4 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) CISM
8 2 (0.54%) CCIE
8 2 (0.54%) CCNP
8 2 (0.54%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) CCSE
9 1 (0.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.89%) QA
2 6 (1.62%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.81%) SLA
4 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.27%) PAS 55
System Software
1 28 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.49%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.97%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.16%) XenApp
5 7 (1.89%) vSphere
6 3 (0.81%) XenServer
6 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.54%) HDFS
7 2 (0.54%) vCloud
7 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.27%) Varnish
8 1 (0.27%) NFS
8 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (1.89%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.62%) SCCM
3 5 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.81%) SCOM
4 3 (0.81%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.54%) Oozie
5 2 (0.54%) Puppet
5 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.27%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.27%) OpenView
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.27%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 68 (18.38%) Oracle
2 57 (15.41%) Microsoft
3 46 (12.43%) VMware
4 31 (8.38%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (6.76%) Cisco
6 24 (6.49%) Citrix
7 21 (5.68%) IBM
8 16 (4.32%) Sybase
9 15 (4.05%) HP
10 14 (3.78%) Business Objects
11 13 (3.51%) Informatica
12 9 (2.43%) Juniper
12 9 (2.43%) NetApp
13 8 (2.16%) SAP
14 7 (1.89%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.89%) hybris
14 7 (1.89%) Dell
15 6 (1.62%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.62%) EMC
15 6 (1.62%) Sun
London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
ASG International
Rate: £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £520.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £525.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Ealing
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago