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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 199 241 241
Rank change year-on-year
+42 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 262 195 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 0.83% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.89% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 137 128
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £440
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -14 44 £563 +2.27% 12
Croydon - 2 £450 -
Hayes - 2 £425 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 147 (29.64%) Java
2 134 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (21.37%) Finance
4 100 (20.16%) Oracle
5 88 (17.74%) Microsoft
6 68 (13.71%) Technical Architecture
7 64 (12.90%) SQL
7 64 (12.90%) Scrum
8 63 (12.70%) .NET
9 58 (11.69%) Web Services
10 57 (11.49%) Windows
11 52 (10.48%) UNIX
12 51 (10.28%) TDD
13 50 (10.08%) HTML
13 50 (10.08%) VMware
14 49 (9.88%) Linux
15 48 (9.68%) Banking
16 46 (9.27%) Open Source
16 46 (9.27%) Data Centre
17 43 (8.67%) JavaScript
18 42 (8.47%) Migration
19 41 (8.27%) JSON
19 41 (8.27%) Security Cleared
19 41 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (8.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 40 (8.06%) REST
20 40 (8.06%) TOGAF
21 39 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (7.86%) CSS
21 39 (7.86%) SOA

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 41 (8.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 16 (3.23%) CMS
3 13 (2.62%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.42%) OpenStack
5 11 (2.22%) NetWeaver
5 11 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.02%) Apache
7 9 (1.81%) Mule
8 8 (1.61%) IIS
8 8 (1.61%) Mule ESB
8 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.61%) Node.js
9 7 (1.41%) Confluence
10 6 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.21%) JBoss
11 5 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.01%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.81%) nginx
12 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.43%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.41%) MS Office
4 6 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.40%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.60%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.40%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.20%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.84%) SaaS
2 24 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (2.42%) Force.com
4 5 (1.01%) PaaS
4 5 (1.01%) Office 365
5 4 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.60%) Heroku
6 3 (0.60%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.60%) GitHub
6 3 (0.60%) IaaS
6 3 (0.60%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.60%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.40%) Taleo
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.84%) Firewall
2 21 (4.23%) SAN
3 14 (2.82%) LAN
3 14 (2.82%) WAN
3 14 (2.82%) Internet
4 12 (2.42%) NAS
5 11 (2.22%) VLAN
5 11 (2.22%) DNS
5 11 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.02%) VPN
7 8 (1.61%) SSL
8 6 (1.21%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.21%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (1.21%) LDAP
8 6 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.81%) Converged Networks
9 4 (0.81%) DHCP
9 4 (0.81%) SNMP
9 4 (0.81%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.06%) Big Data
3 33 (6.65%) NoSQL
4 31 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 30 (6.05%) Hadoop
6 21 (4.23%) MySQL
7 18 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.82%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.81%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.21%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.01%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.60%) PowerCenter
15 3 (0.60%) DB2
15 3 (0.60%) QlikView
15 3 (0.60%) MarkLogic
16 2 (0.40%) HBase
16 2 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.81%) JIRA
3 8 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.21%) JUnit
4 6 (1.21%) Selenium
4 6 (1.21%) Maven
5 5 (1.01%) Subversion
5 5 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.01%) RSpec
6 3 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.60%) Hudson
6 3 (0.60%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.40%) XMLSpy
7 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.20%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.20%) Moq
8 1 (0.20%) Mockito
8 1 (0.20%) Mocha
8 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
General
1 106 (21.37%) Finance
2 48 (9.68%) Banking
3 19 (3.83%) Retail
4 16 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.02%) Marketing
6 7 (1.41%) Billing
6 7 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.21%) Automotive
7 6 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.01%) Publishing
9 4 (0.81%) Advertising
9 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.81%) Back Office
10 2 (0.40%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (12.70%) .NET
2 58 (11.69%) Web Services
3 50 (10.08%) HTML
4 41 (8.27%) JSON
5 40 (8.06%) REST
6 39 (7.86%) CSS
7 35 (7.06%) Ajax
7 35 (7.06%) HTML5
8 29 (5.85%) J2EE
9 26 (5.24%) CSS3
10 25 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
11 23 (4.64%) XML
12 22 (4.44%) Spring
13 21 (4.23%) SOAP
14 20 (4.03%) Hibernate
14 20 (4.03%) Middleware
15 19 (3.83%) RESTful
15 19 (3.83%) Django
15 19 (3.83%) AngularJS
15 19 (3.83%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.27%) Data Centre
2 14 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.42%) Clustering
3 12 (2.42%) Data Integration
4 11 (2.22%) Reference Data
5 10 (2.02%) User Experience
6 9 (1.81%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.81%) Replication
7 8 (1.61%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.41%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.41%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.41%) NHS
9 6 (1.21%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.01%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.01%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.49%) Windows
2 52 (10.48%) UNIX
3 49 (9.88%) Linux
4 13 (2.62%) AIX
5 7 (1.41%) Solaris
5 7 (1.41%) MVS
6 6 (1.21%) Android
6 6 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.21%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.20%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (13.71%) Technical Architecture
3 64 (12.90%) Scrum
4 51 (10.28%) TDD
5 46 (9.27%) Open Source
6 42 (8.47%) Migration
7 40 (8.06%) TOGAF
8 39 (7.86%) SOA
8 39 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (7.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 32 (6.45%) DevOps
11 30 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (5.65%) CRM
12 28 (5.65%) MVC
12 28 (5.65%) Kanban
13 27 (5.44%) Security Architecture
14 26 (5.24%) Capacity Planning
14 26 (5.24%) Data Modelling
15 25 (5.04%) Data Architecture
16 24 (4.84%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 147 (29.64%) Java
2 64 (12.90%) SQL
3 43 (8.67%) JavaScript
4 35 (7.06%) Ruby
5 23 (4.64%) Scala
6 20 (4.03%) C#
7 15 (3.02%) PHP
8 13 (2.62%) Python
8 13 (2.62%) Apex Code
9 10 (2.02%) C
10 9 (1.81%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.01%) Perl
11 5 (1.01%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.81%) ABAP
13 3 (0.60%) Korn
13 3 (0.60%) Groovy
13 3 (0.60%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (0.60%) Go
14 2 (0.40%) SOQL
14 2 (0.40%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 41 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.44%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.24%) Degree
4 7 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.21%) MCITP
5 6 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.01%) IBM Certification
6 5 (1.01%) CCNP
7 3 (0.60%) CCIE
7 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.40%) LPIC
8 2 (0.40%) CISSP
8 2 (0.40%) RHCE
8 2 (0.40%) CCNA
8 2 (0.40%) MCSE
8 2 (0.40%) HP ASE
8 2 (0.40%) HP MASE
9 1 (0.20%) VCDX
9 1 (0.20%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.82%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.81%) COBIT
3 3 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) Basel III
4 2 (0.40%) Basel II
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 41 (8.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (7.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.81%) Docker
5 7 (1.41%) vSphere
5 7 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.01%) SRDF
7 5 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 5 (1.01%) XenApp
7 5 (1.01%) NFS
7 5 (1.01%) vCloud
8 3 (0.60%) XenServer
9 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.20%) HDFS
10 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (2.22%) Puppet
2 9 (1.81%) Ansible
2 9 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.41%) Salt
4 5 (1.01%) EMC VPLEX
4 5 (1.01%) SnapMirror
4 5 (1.01%) SnapVault
4 5 (1.01%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.01%) SCCM
5 3 (0.60%) HAProxy
5 3 (0.60%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.40%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.40%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.40%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.20%) Netcool
7 1 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 100 (20.16%) Oracle
2 88 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 50 (10.08%) VMware
4 33 (6.65%) SAP
5 27 (5.44%) Cisco
6 24 (4.84%) IBM
7 23 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (4.23%) Citrix
9 19 (3.83%) NetApp
10 18 (3.63%) Adobe
11 16 (3.23%) HP
12 14 (2.82%) Informatica
13 11 (2.22%) Dell
13 11 (2.22%) Brocade
14 9 (1.81%) Juniper
15 8 (1.61%) Sybase
15 8 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
15 8 (1.61%) Sitecore
15 8 (1.61%) SaltStack
16 7 (1.41%) CheckPoint
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Rate: £500 - £650 per annum + competitive
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