The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 265 272 238
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -34
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 153 155 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.61% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.79% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 105 116
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £361 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £625 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £435 £450
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £73.75 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
Technical Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19024 19638 18030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.75% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13887 13776 12360
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 240 294
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in London

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architecture across the London region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in London

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the London region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in London

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the London region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in London

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 31 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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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 39 £550 +5.26% 11
Uxbridge - 2 £513 - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 80 (25.32%) Finance
2 76 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (19.62%) Java
4 59 (18.67%) Oracle
5 58 (18.35%) SQL
6 56 (17.72%) Microsoft
7 51 (16.14%) Banking
8 49 (15.51%) .NET
9 47 (14.87%) Windows
10 45 (14.24%) HTML
11 43 (13.61%) Linux
11 43 (13.61%) Web Services
12 42 (13.29%) UNIX
13 41 (12.97%) JavaScript
14 38 (12.03%) SQL Server
14 38 (12.03%) Security Cleared
15 37 (11.71%) C#
16 34 (10.76%) Project Management
16 34 (10.76%) Migration
16 34 (10.76%) Enterprise Architecture
17 33 (10.44%) E-Commerce
18 32 (10.13%) SC Cleared
19 29 (9.18%) Scrum
20 28 (8.86%) TOGAF
21 26 (8.23%) Risk Management
21 26 (8.23%) Relational Database
22 25 (7.91%) Cisco
22 25 (7.91%) Degree
23 23 (7.28%) Content Management
23 23 (7.28%) ITIL

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.80%) IIS
2 10 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.58%) Apache
4 5 (1.58%) Drupal
5 4 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.95%) SAS
6 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.95%) CMS
6 3 (0.95%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.95%) Node.js
6 3 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (0.95%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.63%) Moodle
7 2 (0.63%) Confluence
7 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.63%) JBoss
8 1 (0.32%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.58%) MS Project
3 5 (1.58%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Stata
4 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.90%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.32%) RMDS
5 1 (0.32%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.32%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.11%) SaaS
2 3 (0.95%) PaaS
2 3 (0.95%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.63%) Office 365
3 2 (0.63%) IaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Force.com
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.01%) Internet
2 15 (4.75%) Firewall
3 14 (4.43%) SAN
4 13 (4.11%) LDAP
5 10 (3.16%) DHCP
5 10 (3.16%) Intranet
5 10 (3.16%) DNS
5 10 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.53%) NAS
7 7 (2.22%) VPN
7 7 (2.22%) VoIP
8 5 (1.58%) WAN
9 4 (1.27%) SSL
9 4 (1.27%) MPLS
9 4 (1.27%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.27%) VPLS
10 3 (0.95%) xDSL
10 3 (0.95%) IPsec
10 3 (0.95%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.95%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.23%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.06%) RDBMS
4 14 (4.43%) Big Data
5 13 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.11%) DB2
6 11 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.85%) DataStage
7 9 (2.85%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.85%) MySQL
8 7 (2.22%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.58%) QlikView
10 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.95%) Redis
11 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.95%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.70%) Maven
2 17 (5.38%) Ant
3 12 (3.80%) ClearCase
3 12 (3.80%) Selenium
3 12 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.22%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.90%) Rational Rose
5 6 (1.90%) JUnit
6 5 (1.58%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.58%) JIRA
6 5 (1.58%) JBehave
6 5 (1.58%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.27%) NUnit
8 3 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.95%) MSI
8 3 (0.95%) Introscope
8 3 (0.95%) Xcode
8 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 80 (25.32%) Finance
2 51 (16.14%) Banking
3 14 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.85%) Retail
6 8 (2.53%) Marketing
7 6 (1.90%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.58%) Advertising
9 4 (1.27%) Front Office
10 3 (0.95%) Legal
11 2 (0.63%) Back Office
11 2 (0.63%) Electronics
11 2 (0.63%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (43.67%) Architect
2 63 (19.94%) Developer
3 59 (18.67%) Technical Architect
4 31 (9.81%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (7.91%) Consultant
6 18 (5.70%) Analyst
7 14 (4.43%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.11%) C# Developer
8 13 (4.11%) Data Architect
8 13 (4.11%) Senior Architect
9 11 (3.48%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.48%) Java Developer
9 11 (3.48%) Enterprise Architect
9 11 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (2.53%) Data Centre Architect
11 8 (2.53%) Security Architect
11 8 (2.53%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.22%) Web Developer
12 7 (2.22%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (15.51%) .NET
2 45 (14.24%) HTML
3 43 (13.61%) Web Services
4 23 (7.28%) SOAP
5 22 (6.96%) XML
6 19 (6.01%) ASP.NET
7 18 (5.70%) REST
8 17 (5.38%) JSP
8 17 (5.38%) CSS
9 15 (4.75%) Spring
10 13 (4.11%) .NET Framework
11 12 (3.80%) J2EE
12 11 (3.48%) WinForms
12 11 (3.48%) RESTful
13 10 (3.16%) WCF
14 8 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.53%) HTML5
14 8 (2.53%) JSON
15 7 (2.22%) XSLT
15 7 (2.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.38%) CESG
3 15 (4.75%) User Experience
4 13 (4.11%) CESG CLAS
4 13 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.11%) RMADS
5 10 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.16%) Open Source
5 10 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.53%) Derivative
7 8 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.27%) Clustering
9 4 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.95%) Machine to Machine
10 3 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.87%) Windows
2 43 (13.61%) Linux
3 42 (13.29%) UNIX
4 19 (6.01%) AIX
5 8 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.22%) Solaris
7 5 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.58%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.95%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (10.76%) Migration
2 34 (10.76%) Enterprise Architecture
2 34 (10.76%) Project Management
3 33 (10.44%) E-Commerce
4 29 (9.18%) Scrum
5 28 (8.86%) TOGAF
6 26 (8.23%) Risk Management
7 23 (7.28%) ITIL
7 23 (7.28%) Content Management
8 22 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (6.96%) Information Security
9 20 (6.33%) SOA
10 19 (6.01%) Data Management
10 19 (6.01%) Business Analysis
11 18 (5.70%) Configuration Management
11 18 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.06%) Data Migration
12 16 (5.06%) Analytics
12 16 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.62%) Java
2 58 (18.35%) SQL
3 41 (12.97%) JavaScript
4 37 (11.71%) C#
5 17 (5.38%) Python
6 12 (3.80%) Perl
7 11 (3.48%) Scala
8 10 (3.16%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.90%) Objective-C
9 6 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.58%) PHP
10 5 (1.58%) Groovy
10 5 (1.58%) C
11 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.95%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.95%) C++
13 2 (0.63%) VBA
13 2 (0.63%) VB
13 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 38 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.91%) Degree
4 12 (3.80%) CISSP
5 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.27%) CCIE
5 4 (1.27%) CCNP
6 3 (0.95%) CCIP
6 3 (0.95%) CCNA
6 3 (0.95%) CCDP
6 3 (0.95%) CISM
7 2 (0.63%) CISA
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
8 1 (0.32%) CCVP
8 1 (0.32%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.85%) SLA
3 5 (1.58%) QA
4 2 (0.63%) COBIT
4 2 (0.63%) UCITS
4 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.32%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 16 (5.06%) Active Directory
1 16 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.85%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.95%) XenApp
4 3 (0.95%) XenServer
4 3 (0.95%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.63%) Nmap
5 2 (0.63%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.63%) HDFS
5 2 (0.63%) Varnish
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.53%) SCCM
1 8 (2.53%) Puppet
1 8 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.22%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.95%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.95%) Nagios
4 3 (0.95%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (0.63%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.63%) Nessus
5 2 (0.63%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.63%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.32%) Cacti
6 1 (0.32%) Oozie
6 1 (0.32%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 59 (18.67%) Oracle
2 56 (17.72%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.91%) Cisco
4 21 (6.65%) VMware
5 18 (5.70%) Citrix
6 13 (4.11%) Sybase
7 12 (3.80%) IBM
8 11 (3.48%) HP
8 11 (3.48%) Informatica
9 10 (3.16%) Juniper
10 9 (2.85%) Business Objects
10 9 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.85%) Splunk
11 8 (2.53%) NetApp
12 6 (1.90%) SAP
12 6 (1.90%) Cognos
13 4 (1.27%) Sun
13 4 (1.27%) BT
13 4 (1.27%) Teradata
13 4 (1.27%) Speakerbus
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