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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 227 266 253
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -13
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 204 142 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.96% 0.68% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.85% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 79 88
Average daily rate £550 £538 £527
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £628 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+17.81% -1.13%
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
17610 16725 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.27% 80.29% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12571 11968 11925
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 195 238
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +39 26 £605 +10.00% 17
Croydon - 3 £530 -
Canary Wharf -2 2 £475 -36.66%
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 97 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (20.40%) Finance
3 68 (19.54%) Java
4 61 (17.53%) Banking
5 48 (13.79%) Oracle
6 45 (12.93%) Project Management
7 43 (12.36%) SQL
8 42 (12.07%) Microsoft
9 41 (11.78%) HTML
9 41 (11.78%) Linux
9 41 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (10.34%) Windows
10 36 (10.34%) TOGAF
11 33 (9.48%) Security Cleared
11 33 (9.48%) Unix
11 33 (9.48%) JavaScript
12 32 (9.20%) Web Services
12 32 (9.20%) Waterfall
13 31 (8.91%) CSS
13 31 (8.91%) Content Management
14 30 (8.62%) E-Commerce
14 30 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (8.33%) VPN
15 29 (8.33%) REST
16 28 (8.05%) Data Centre
16 28 (8.05%) ETL
16 28 (8.05%) Service Management
17 27 (7.76%) ITIL
17 27 (7.76%) .NET

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.60%) CMS
3 14 (4.02%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.87%) JBoss
5 9 (2.59%) Node.js
6 8 (2.30%) Apache Pig
7 7 (2.01%) Confluence
7 7 (2.01%) SAS
8 6 (1.72%) Documentum
9 5 (1.44%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.44%) Mule
10 4 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (1.15%) Apache
10 4 (1.15%) Captiva
10 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.15%) WildFly
11 3 (0.86%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (3.45%) MS Project
2 11 (3.16%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.44%) MS Office
5 2 (0.57%) HipChat
5 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.30%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.15%) Summit
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.57%) Magento
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.29%) HFM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.02%) Office 365
3 11 (3.16%) SaaS
4 10 (2.87%) IaaS
4 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.15%) GitHub
6 4 (1.15%) PaaS
7 3 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.57%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.57%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.57%) Yammer
9 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.29%) Force.com
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.33%) VPN
2 26 (7.47%) WAN
3 24 (6.90%) LAN
4 9 (2.59%) BGP
4 9 (2.59%) Firewall
4 9 (2.59%) LDAP
4 9 (2.59%) SSL
5 8 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (2.30%) Cisco Wireless
5 8 (2.30%) OSPF
5 8 (2.30%) Spanning Tree
5 8 (2.30%) Wireless
6 7 (2.01%) VLAN
7 6 (1.72%) EIGRP
7 6 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (1.72%) IPsec
7 6 (1.72%) SAN
7 6 (1.72%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.72%) VoIP
8 4 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.47%) NoSQL
2 25 (7.18%) Big Data
3 22 (6.32%) Hadoop
4 21 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (5.17%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.89%) Apache Hive
6 17 (4.89%) SQL Server
7 15 (4.31%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.45%) HBase
9 10 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (2.30%) Sqoop
12 6 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.72%) QlikView
13 5 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (6.03%) Maven
2 12 (3.45%) JIRA
3 9 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.30%) Subversion
5 7 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.01%) Grunt
5 7 (2.01%) gulp
5 7 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.86%) Ant
7 3 (0.86%) JUnit
8 2 (0.57%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.57%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.57%) Hudson
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.29%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.29%) JBehave
9 1 (0.29%) Mockito
9 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 71 (20.40%) Finance
2 61 (17.53%) Banking
3 20 (5.75%) Financial Institution
4 19 (5.46%) Marketing
5 17 (4.89%) Retail
6 16 (4.60%) Front Office
7 13 (3.74%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.74%) Law
8 10 (2.87%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.86%) Back Office
10 3 (0.86%) Legal
10 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.57%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 179 (51.44%) Architect
2 53 (15.23%) Solutions Architect
3 50 (14.37%) Developer
4 49 (14.08%) Technical Architect
5 30 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 27 (7.76%) Consultant
7 25 (7.18%) Senior Developer
8 24 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
9 23 (6.61%) Java Developer
10 17 (4.89%) Data Architect
10 17 (4.89%) Infrastructure Architect
11 16 (4.60%) Digital Architect
12 12 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
12 12 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
13 11 (3.16%) Analyst
14 10 (2.87%) Designer
14 10 (2.87%) Senior Consultant
14 10 (2.87%) Technical Designer
15 9 (2.59%) Data Centre Architect
15 9 (2.59%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.78%) HTML
2 32 (9.20%) Web Services
3 31 (8.91%) CSS
4 29 (8.33%) REST
5 27 (7.76%) .NET
6 23 (6.61%) AngularJS
6 23 (6.61%) SOAP
7 20 (5.75%) HTML5
8 17 (4.89%) J2EE
9 15 (4.31%) Spring
10 14 (4.02%) RESTful
10 14 (4.02%) XML
11 12 (3.45%) Middleware
12 10 (2.87%) Kafka
13 9 (2.59%) Ajax
13 9 (2.59%) COM
13 9 (2.59%) CSS3
13 9 (2.59%) JMS
13 9 (2.59%) JSON
14 8 (2.30%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.46%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.60%) Data Integration
5 14 (4.02%) Social Media
6 10 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (2.59%) CMDB
7 9 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.30%) User Experience
9 7 (2.01%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.72%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.44%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.44%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.44%) Derivative
11 5 (1.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 5 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.44%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.15%) Life Science
12 4 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.78%) Linux
2 36 (10.34%) Windows
3 33 (9.48%) Unix
4 8 (2.30%) Android
4 8 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.44%) Solaris
6 4 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.57%) AIX
7 2 (0.57%) CentOS
7 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (12.93%) Project Management
3 36 (10.34%) TOGAF
4 32 (9.20%) Waterfall
5 31 (8.91%) Content Management
6 30 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (8.62%) E-Commerce
6 30 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (8.05%) ETL
7 28 (8.05%) Service Management
8 27 (7.76%) Data Architecture
8 27 (7.76%) ITIL
8 27 (7.76%) Open Source
9 25 (7.18%) Migration
10 24 (6.90%) CRM
10 24 (6.90%) SOA
11 23 (6.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 23 (6.61%) Mentoring
12 21 (6.03%) PRINCE2
12 21 (6.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (19.54%) Java
2 43 (12.36%) SQL
3 33 (9.48%) JavaScript
4 20 (5.75%) Python
5 12 (3.45%) Scala
6 10 (2.87%) C
6 10 (2.87%) C#
7 9 (2.59%) Perl
7 9 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.30%) PHP
8 8 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.15%) R
9 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.86%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.86%) Ruby
11 2 (0.57%) C++
11 2 (0.57%) Groovy
12 1 (0.29%) VB
12 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.90%) Degree
3 18 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.86%) CAPM
7 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.86%) PMP
7 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.57%) CCNP
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.57%) MCSA
8 2 (0.57%) MCSE
8 2 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.29%) MBA
9 1 (0.29%) MCITP
9 1 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) Basel III
3 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.59%) HDFS
2 9 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.01%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.29%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (3.45%) Puppet
2 9 (2.59%) HP UCMDB
2 9 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.44%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (1.44%) Nagios
5 4 (1.15%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.15%) SCCM
6 3 (0.86%) Ansible
6 3 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.86%) OpenSSO
7 2 (0.57%) Ambari
7 2 (0.57%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.57%) Oozie
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.29%) Salt
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 48 (13.79%) Oracle
2 42 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.17%) Cisco
4 16 (4.60%) HP
5 13 (3.74%) EMC
5 13 (3.74%) SAP
6 11 (3.16%) Adobe
6 11 (3.16%) VMware
7 9 (2.59%) Juniper
7 9 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.59%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.01%) BEA
8 7 (2.01%) Google
8 7 (2.01%) NetApp
8 7 (2.01%) Retek
9 6 (1.72%) Informatica
9 6 (1.72%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.44%) Pega
11 4 (1.15%) Calypso
11 4 (1.15%) Citrix
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