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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 214 232 216
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 229 196 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.96% 0.78% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.84% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 142 112
Average daily rate
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£520 £513 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £371 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £41.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-21.68% -17.00%
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
22031 23293 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.18% 93.24% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15796 16084 13908
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 £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 386 507
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +1 55 £550 - 13
Croydon -4 4 £700 +37.25%
Hammersmith - 2 £563 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 98 (22.58%) Java
2 85 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (18.66%) Finance
4 77 (17.74%) Oracle
5 73 (16.82%) Windows
6 70 (16.13%) .NET
7 69 (15.90%) SQL Server
8 63 (14.52%) SQL
8 63 (14.52%) Technical Architecture
9 61 (14.06%) Microsoft
10 54 (12.44%) C#
11 53 (12.21%) Migration
12 48 (11.06%) Security Cleared
13 46 (10.60%) VMware
14 43 (9.91%) Linux
15 39 (8.99%) TDD
16 37 (8.53%) UNIX
17 35 (8.06%) Web Services
17 35 (8.06%) Scrum
17 35 (8.06%) Banking
18 34 (7.83%) Open Source
19 32 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (7.37%) SharePoint
19 32 (7.37%) NoSQL
20 31 (7.14%) MongoDB
21 30 (6.91%) REST
21 30 (6.91%) Salesforce.com
22 29 (6.68%) SC Cleared
22 29 (6.68%) TOGAF
23 28 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.46%) Adobe CQ
3 12 (2.76%) CMS
4 9 (2.07%) IIS
5 8 (1.84%) Node.js
6 7 (1.61%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.61%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.38%) JBoss
7 6 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.38%) Lync
8 5 (1.15%) Mule
8 5 (1.15%) Drupal
9 4 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (0.92%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.92%) SAS
9 4 (0.92%) Apache
9 4 (0.92%) Eucalyptus
9 4 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.15%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.69%) MS Office
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project
4 2 (0.46%) Stata
5 1 (0.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.46%) Summit
5 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.23%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.15%) SaaS
2 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.61%) Force.com
5 6 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (1.15%) Heroku
7 4 (0.92%) IaaS
8 3 (0.69%) PaaS
9 2 (0.46%) Office 365
9 2 (0.46%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.15%) WAN
1 18 (4.15%) Intranet
2 17 (3.92%) LAN
3 16 (3.69%) Internet
3 16 (3.69%) SAN
3 16 (3.69%) Firewall
4 9 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (2.07%) NAS
4 9 (2.07%) VPN
5 7 (1.61%) DNS
5 7 (1.61%) MPLS
6 6 (1.38%) SSL
7 5 (1.15%) NetScaler
8 4 (0.92%) VLAN
8 4 (0.92%) HTTP
9 3 (0.69%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.69%) FTP
9 3 (0.69%) VoIP
9 3 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.37%) NoSQL
3 31 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 21 (4.84%) MySQL
5 16 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.30%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.07%) Big Data
10 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.61%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.92%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.92%) MarkLogic
13 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.69%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.38%) NUnit
4 5 (1.15%) Maven
5 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (0.92%) Moq
5 4 (0.92%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.69%) Grunt
6 3 (0.69%) Subversion
7 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.46%) JIRA
7 2 (0.46%) JUnit
7 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.23%) Bower
8 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.23%) Gradle
General
1 81 (18.66%) Finance
2 35 (8.06%) Banking
3 17 (3.92%) Retail
4 13 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.30%) Marketing
6 10 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.61%) Legal
8 5 (1.15%) Front Office
9 4 (0.92%) Advertising
10 3 (0.69%) Back Office
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (16.13%) .NET
2 35 (8.06%) Web Services
3 30 (6.91%) REST
4 26 (5.99%) HTML
5 25 (5.76%) ASP.NET
6 24 (5.53%) CSS
7 22 (5.07%) SOAP
8 19 (4.38%) HTML5
9 17 (3.92%) Ajax
10 16 (3.69%) JSON
10 16 (3.69%) CSS3
11 15 (3.46%) Visualforce
11 15 (3.46%) jQuery
11 15 (3.46%) XML
12 14 (3.23%) WPF
13 13 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (3.00%) RESTful
14 12 (2.76%) Play Framework
14 12 (2.76%) J2EE
15 11 (2.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.83%) Open Source
2 23 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.00%) User Experience
3 13 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.30%) N-Tier
4 10 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.07%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.84%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.38%) PKI
7 6 (1.38%) Replication
7 6 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.15%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.92%) Clustering
9 4 (0.92%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.92%) PACS
9 4 (0.92%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.69%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 73 (16.82%) Windows
2 43 (9.91%) Linux
3 37 (8.53%) UNIX
4 13 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.38%) Android
5 6 (1.38%) AIX
5 6 (1.38%) Solaris
5 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) CentOS
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) VMS
8 1 (0.23%) MVS
8 1 (0.23%) VME
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.23%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (14.52%) Technical Architecture
3 53 (12.21%) Migration
4 39 (8.99%) TDD
5 35 (8.06%) Scrum
6 29 (6.68%) TOGAF
7 28 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (6.22%) E-Commerce
8 27 (6.22%) SOA
9 26 (5.99%) Data Migration
10 24 (5.53%) MVC
11 21 (4.84%) Data Modelling
11 21 (4.84%) DevOps
12 19 (4.38%) ETL
13 17 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (3.92%) Kanban
13 17 (3.92%) Investment Management
14 16 (3.69%) Data Architecture
14 16 (3.69%) Analytics
14 16 (3.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 98 (22.58%) Java
2 63 (14.52%) SQL
3 54 (12.44%) C#
4 26 (5.99%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.84%) Scala
6 16 (3.69%) Apex Code
7 14 (3.23%) Ruby
8 12 (2.76%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.76%) PHP
8 12 (2.76%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.30%) C++
10 8 (1.84%) Python
11 6 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.15%) SOQL
13 4 (0.92%) Perl
14 3 (0.69%) C
14 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.46%) XAML
15 2 (0.46%) SOSL
15 2 (0.46%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 48 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 29 (6.68%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.69%) Degree
4 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.84%) MCSE
6 7 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (1.61%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.92%) CCNA
9 3 (0.69%) VCP5
10 2 (0.46%) VCP4
10 2 (0.46%) CCA
11 1 (0.23%) CCIE
11 1 (0.23%) CCNP
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.38%) QA
2 4 (0.92%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.69%) Basel III
3 3 (0.69%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.69%) SLA
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) PAS 55
System Software
1 32 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.30%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.07%) vSphere
5 6 (1.38%) XenApp
5 6 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.69%) vCloud
7 3 (0.69%) XenServer
8 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.46%) HDFS
9 1 (0.23%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.23%) KVM
9 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.23%) Varnish
9 1 (0.23%) NFS
9 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (1.61%) SCCM
2 5 (1.15%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.92%) OpenSSO
3 4 (0.92%) SCOM
3 4 (0.92%) CA SiteMinder
4 3 (0.69%) Puppet
4 3 (0.69%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.46%) Oozie
5 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.46%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.23%) OpenView
6 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (17.74%) Oracle
2 61 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 46 (10.60%) VMware
4 30 (6.91%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (5.99%) Cisco
6 23 (5.30%) Citrix
7 20 (4.61%) IBM
8 18 (4.15%) Sybase
9 16 (3.69%) Informatica
10 14 (3.23%) Business Objects
11 13 (3.00%) SAP
12 12 (2.76%) Adobe
12 12 (2.76%) HP
13 9 (2.07%) Juniper
14 8 (1.84%) NetApp
14 8 (1.84%) Telerik
14 8 (1.84%) Sitecore
15 7 (1.61%) hybris
16 6 (1.38%) ATG
16 6 (1.38%) Red Hat
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