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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 221 250 202
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 208 184 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.73% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.79% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 135 156
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 £414 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £633 £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 £57.49 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+109.04% +1.85%
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
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +19 46 £475 -13.63% 22
Croydon - 3 £700 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 73 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (18.80%) Java
3 70 (18.28%) Oracle
4 67 (17.49%) Finance
5 61 (15.93%) .NET
5 61 (15.93%) Windows
6 59 (15.40%) SQL
7 57 (14.88%) Technical Architecture
8 53 (13.84%) Migration
9 52 (13.58%) Microsoft
10 47 (12.27%) VMware
11 44 (11.49%) Scrum
12 43 (11.23%) SQL Server
13 42 (10.97%) TDD
13 42 (10.97%) Open Source
14 41 (10.70%) C#
15 37 (9.66%) Security Cleared
15 37 (9.66%) REST
16 35 (9.14%) UNIX
16 35 (9.14%) Linux
17 34 (8.88%) NoSQL
18 33 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
19 30 (7.83%) MongoDB
20 29 (7.57%) Web Services
20 29 (7.57%) HTML
20 29 (7.57%) TOGAF
20 29 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
21 27 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
22 26 (6.79%) CSS
22 26 (6.79%) Citrix

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.61%) CMS
3 8 (2.09%) IIS
4 7 (1.83%) Node.js
4 7 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.57%) Lync
6 5 (1.31%) Drupal
7 4 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.78%) Apache
8 3 (0.78%) SAS
8 3 (0.78%) Moodle
Applications
1 22 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) MS Project
4 3 (0.78%) MS Office
5 2 (0.52%) Stata
6 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.52%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.26%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.26%) Summit
5 1 (0.26%) Maximo
5 1 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.70%) SaaS
2 11 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.83%) Force.com
4 6 (1.57%) Heroku
4 6 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.04%) PaaS
6 4 (1.04%) Office 365
7 2 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.70%) SAN
2 16 (4.18%) WAN
2 16 (4.18%) Intranet
3 14 (3.66%) Internet
4 13 (3.39%) Firewall
5 12 (3.13%) LAN
6 9 (2.35%) VPN
6 9 (2.35%) NAS
7 8 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (1.83%) MPLS
9 6 (1.57%) DNS
9 6 (1.57%) SSL
10 5 (1.31%) 4G
10 5 (1.31%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.04%) VLAN
11 4 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.04%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.78%) Wireless
12 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.88%) NoSQL
3 30 (7.83%) MongoDB
4 25 (6.53%) MySQL
5 20 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.35%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.09%) Big Data
10 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.57%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.57%) MarkLogic
12 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.04%) DB2
13 3 (0.78%) Redis
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.57%) JIRA
2 6 (1.57%) NUnit
2 6 (1.57%) Maven
2 6 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (1.57%) Moq
2 6 (1.57%) JUnit
2 6 (1.57%) SpecFlow
3 5 (1.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.31%) Subversion
4 4 (1.04%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.52%) Grunt
6 1 (0.26%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.26%) Toad
6 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 67 (17.49%) Finance
2 22 (5.74%) Banking
3 18 (4.70%) Retail
4 13 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.61%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.57%) Marketing
8 4 (1.04%) Advertising
8 4 (1.04%) Back Office
9 3 (0.78%) Legal
10 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (15.93%) .NET
2 37 (9.66%) REST
3 29 (7.57%) Web Services
3 29 (7.57%) HTML
4 26 (6.79%) CSS
5 23 (6.01%) HTML5
5 23 (6.01%) Ajax
5 23 (6.01%) JSON
6 22 (5.74%) SOAP
7 21 (5.48%) CSS3
8 19 (4.96%) Visualforce
9 17 (4.44%) J2EE
9 17 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
9 17 (4.44%) Django
9 17 (4.44%) Play Framework
10 14 (3.66%) ASP.NET
10 14 (3.66%) XML
11 12 (3.13%) RESTful
12 11 (2.87%) WPF
13 9 (2.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.97%) Open Source
2 14 (3.66%) Data Integration
2 14 (3.66%) User Experience
2 14 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.35%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.83%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.57%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.57%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.31%) Replication
8 5 (1.31%) Clustering
8 5 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.31%) CESG
9 4 (1.04%) Celerra
9 4 (1.04%) PACS
9 4 (1.04%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.04%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 61 (15.93%) Windows
2 35 (9.14%) UNIX
2 35 (9.14%) Linux
3 8 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.83%) AIX
4 7 (1.83%) Android
5 6 (1.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.57%) Solaris
6 5 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.26%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.26%) MVS
8 1 (0.26%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.06%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (14.88%) Technical Architecture
3 53 (13.84%) Migration
4 44 (11.49%) Scrum
5 42 (10.97%) TDD
6 29 (7.57%) TOGAF
7 27 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (6.79%) Kanban
8 26 (6.79%) Data Migration
9 25 (6.53%) Data Modelling
10 24 (6.27%) E-Commerce
11 20 (5.22%) Investment Management
12 19 (4.96%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.70%) Project Management
14 17 (4.44%) SOA
14 17 (4.44%) Software Architecture
15 16 (4.18%) Data Architecture
15 16 (4.18%) Product Management
15 16 (4.18%) MVC
16 15 (3.92%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (18.80%) Java
2 59 (15.40%) SQL
3 41 (10.70%) C#
4 25 (6.53%) Scala
5 21 (5.48%) Ruby
6 20 (5.22%) Apex Code
7 18 (4.70%) JavaScript
8 12 (3.13%) PHP
9 9 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.35%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.09%) Python
11 7 (1.83%) C++
12 6 (1.57%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.57%) XAML
12 6 (1.57%) SOQL
13 5 (1.31%) Perl
13 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.78%) COBOL
14 3 (0.78%) C
15 2 (0.52%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 37 (9.66%) Security Cleared
2 23 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.13%) Degree
4 7 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.31%) VCP5
6 5 (1.31%) CCNA
6 5 (1.31%) MCSE
6 5 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.04%) VCP4
7 4 (1.04%) CCA
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.26%) CISM
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.09%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.78%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.52%) Basel III
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.26%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.53%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.09%) XenApp
5 7 (1.83%) vSphere
6 3 (0.78%) XenServer
6 3 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.52%) HDFS
7 2 (0.52%) vCloud
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.26%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.26%) NFS
8 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.26%) Varnish
8 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (1.83%) SCCM
1 7 (1.83%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.31%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.04%) SCOM
4 3 (0.78%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.52%) Puppet
5 2 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.52%) Oozie
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) Ambari
6 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.26%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.26%) Ansible
6 1 (0.26%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.26%) OpenView
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.26%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 70 (18.28%) Oracle
2 52 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 47 (12.27%) VMware
4 33 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (6.79%) Citrix
6 24 (6.27%) Cisco
7 19 (4.96%) IBM
8 17 (4.44%) Sybase
9 16 (4.18%) HP
10 15 (3.92%) Business Objects
11 14 (3.66%) Informatica
12 9 (2.35%) SAP
13 8 (2.09%) Juniper
13 8 (2.09%) NetApp
14 7 (1.83%) Dell
14 7 (1.83%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.83%) hybris
14 7 (1.83%) Telerik
15 6 (1.57%) Sun
15 6 (1.57%) EMC
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