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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 226 242 197
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 208 191 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.76% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.82% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 138 162
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £616 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +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
22179 23233 24249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.51% 92.90% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15073 15935 15950
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 53 £550 +4.76% 10
Docklands, London +11 1 £550 -5.78%
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (18.49%) Java
1 66 (18.49%) Oracle
2 63 (17.65%) Finance
3 62 (17.37%) .NET
4 59 (16.53%) Microsoft
5 57 (15.97%) Windows
6 55 (15.41%) Migration
7 53 (14.85%) Technical Architecture
8 52 (14.57%) SQL
9 48 (13.45%) VMware
10 43 (12.04%) Scrum
10 43 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (10.64%) C#
12 36 (10.08%) SQL Server
12 36 (10.08%) TDD
13 34 (9.52%) TOGAF
13 34 (9.52%) Security Cleared
13 34 (9.52%) UNIX
13 34 (9.52%) REST
14 33 (9.24%) Open Source
15 30 (8.40%) Linux
15 30 (8.40%) NoSQL
16 29 (8.12%) SharePoint
16 29 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (7.84%) HTML
17 28 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
18 27 (7.56%) MS Excel
19 26 (7.28%) SC Cleared
19 26 (7.28%) Data Migration
20 25 (7.00%) Kanban

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.36%) CMS
3 9 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (2.24%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.96%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.40%) IIS
6 5 (1.40%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.12%) Drupal
8 3 (0.84%) SAS
8 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.84%) Eucalyptus
8 3 (0.84%) Lync
8 3 (0.84%) Moodle
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.84%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.84%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.40%) Stata
5 3 (0.84%) MS Project
5 3 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.28%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Summit
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.48%) SaaS
2 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.96%) Force.com
5 6 (1.68%) Heroku
6 5 (1.40%) Office 365
7 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.84%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) IaaS
8 2 (0.56%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.04%) SAN
2 15 (4.20%) WAN
3 14 (3.92%) Firewall
4 13 (3.64%) Intranet
4 13 (3.64%) Internet
5 11 (3.08%) LAN
6 10 (2.80%) NAS
7 8 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (1.96%) VPN
9 6 (1.68%) DNS
10 5 (1.40%) MPLS
10 5 (1.40%) 4G
10 5 (1.40%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (1.12%) Network Security
11 4 (1.12%) SSL
12 3 (0.84%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.84%) HTTP
12 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.44%) MySQL
4 22 (6.16%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.12%) DB2
10 4 (1.12%) OLAP
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.12%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.84%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 9 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.96%) JUnit
2 7 (1.96%) JIRA
3 6 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.68%) Maven
4 5 (1.40%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.12%) Subversion
6 3 (0.84%) NUnit
6 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.84%) Moq
7 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.56%) Grunt
8 1 (0.28%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.28%) QUnit
8 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.28%) Mocha
General
1 63 (17.65%) Finance
2 18 (5.04%) Retail
3 15 (4.20%) Banking
4 12 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.80%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.68%) Marketing
6 6 (1.68%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.12%) Advertising
7 4 (1.12%) Back Office
8 2 (0.56%) Electronics
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Publishing
8 2 (0.56%) Games
9 1 (0.28%) Local Government
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.37%) .NET
2 34 (9.52%) REST
3 28 (7.84%) HTML
4 25 (7.00%) CSS
5 24 (6.72%) Web Services
6 22 (6.16%) HTML5
6 22 (6.16%) JSON
7 21 (5.88%) SOAP
7 21 (5.88%) J2EE
8 20 (5.60%) Ajax
8 20 (5.60%) CSS3
9 19 (5.32%) Visualforce
10 17 (4.76%) Play Framework
10 17 (4.76%) Django
10 17 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (3.36%) Middleware
12 11 (3.08%) ASP.NET
12 11 (3.08%) XML
13 10 (2.80%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.24%) Open Source
2 17 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 12 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.52%) Hedge funds
5 8 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.96%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.68%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.40%) Clustering
8 5 (1.40%) CESG
9 4 (1.12%) PACS
9 4 (1.12%) Replication
9 4 (1.12%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.12%) NHS
9 4 (1.12%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.12%) Celerra
9 4 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.84%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 57 (15.97%) Windows
2 34 (9.52%) UNIX
3 30 (8.40%) Linux
4 9 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.96%) Solaris
7 6 (1.68%) AIX
7 6 (1.68%) Android
7 6 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.28%) VME
10 1 (0.28%) MVS
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.41%) Migration
2 53 (14.85%) Technical Architecture
3 43 (12.04%) Scrum
3 43 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.08%) TDD
5 34 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 26 (7.28%) Data Migration
7 25 (7.00%) Kanban
7 25 (7.00%) Data Modelling
8 24 (6.72%) E-Commerce
9 20 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (5.32%) Data Architecture
11 18 (5.04%) Project Management
11 18 (5.04%) CRM
12 17 (4.76%) UML
12 17 (4.76%) Data Management
12 17 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (4.48%) Product Management
13 16 (4.48%) Software Architecture
14 15 (4.20%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 66 (18.49%) Java
2 52 (14.57%) SQL
3 38 (10.64%) C#
4 20 (5.60%) Ruby
4 20 (5.60%) Scala
4 20 (5.60%) Apex Code
5 9 (2.52%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.52%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.24%) PHP
7 6 (1.68%) C++
7 6 (1.68%) Python
8 5 (1.40%) Perl
8 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.12%) XAML
10 3 (0.84%) AWK
10 3 (0.84%) VB
10 3 (0.84%) COBOL
10 3 (0.84%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.28%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.08%) Degree
4 8 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.12%) VCP5
6 4 (1.12%) VCP4
6 4 (1.12%) MCSE
6 4 (1.12%) CCIE
6 4 (1.12%) CCNA
6 4 (1.12%) CCA
6 4 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.84%) CISSP
7 3 (0.84%) CISM
8 2 (0.56%) CCSA
8 2 (0.56%) CCSE
8 2 (0.56%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.56%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) QA
2 6 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.84%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 29 (8.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.24%) XenApp
5 7 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.40%) vSphere
6 5 (1.40%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.28%) vCloud
8 1 (0.28%) HDFS
8 1 (0.28%) NFS
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.96%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.68%) SCCM
3 5 (1.40%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.84%) SCOM
4 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.84%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.56%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.56%) Puppet
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.28%) OpenView
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.28%) Oozie
6 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (18.49%) Oracle
2 59 (16.53%) Microsoft
3 48 (13.45%) VMware
4 28 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (6.72%) Cisco
6 22 (6.16%) Citrix
7 19 (5.32%) IBM
8 16 (4.48%) HP
9 14 (3.92%) Sybase
10 13 (3.64%) Business Objects
11 12 (3.36%) Informatica
12 8 (2.24%) NetApp
12 8 (2.24%) Juniper
13 7 (1.96%) Sun
13 7 (1.96%) SAP
13 7 (1.96%) hybris
14 6 (1.68%) Sitecore
14 6 (1.68%) Dell
14 6 (1.68%) EMC
14 6 (1.68%) CheckPoint
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