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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 238 262 239
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 195 166 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.88% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 117 131
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £691 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.04 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.56%
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
19178 18942 19608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.67% 79.00% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13153 13715
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 August 2015.

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 August 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 +6 43 £513 -6.81% 16
Croydon -14 10 £525 +16.66%
Canary Wharf - 2 £525 -
Docklands, London -8 1 £600 +8.10%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
New Malden - 1 £300 -
Uxbridge - 1 £480 - 1
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 116 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.19%) Finance
3 77 (22.71%) Java
4 67 (19.76%) Oracle
5 63 (18.58%) Banking
6 60 (17.70%) .NET
7 57 (16.81%) SOA
8 56 (16.52%) SQL
9 49 (14.45%) SQL Server
10 48 (14.16%) Microsoft
11 46 (13.57%) JavaScript
11 46 (13.57%) HTML
11 46 (13.57%) Scrum
11 46 (13.57%) Degree
12 42 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (11.80%) Linux
14 39 (11.50%) E-Commerce
15 38 (11.21%) Project Management
16 37 (10.91%) Windows
17 35 (10.32%) Web Services
17 35 (10.32%) Enterprise Architecture
18 34 (10.03%) SDLC
19 33 (9.73%) Middleware
20 32 (9.44%) TOGAF
21 31 (9.14%) UNIX
22 30 (8.85%) Relational Database
23 29 (8.55%) ITIL
23 29 (8.55%) C#
23 29 (8.55%) SOAP
24 28 (8.26%) Content Management

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (5.01%) SharePoint
1 17 (5.01%) CMS
2 13 (3.83%) Apache
3 9 (2.65%) IIS
4 8 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.36%) MQSeries
4 8 (2.36%) Node.js
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.06%) Mule
5 7 (2.06%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.77%) JBoss
6 6 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.47%) nginx
7 5 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.88%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.59%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 25 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.06%) MS Office
3 4 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.59%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.29%) HFM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.06%) SaaS
3 6 (1.77%) GitHub
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.29%) Taleo
6 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) Force.com
6 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.31%) LDAP
1 18 (5.31%) VPN
2 15 (4.42%) Intranet
2 15 (4.42%) Internet
2 15 (4.42%) Firewall
3 14 (4.13%) SAN
3 14 (4.13%) Wireless
4 10 (2.95%) IPsec
4 10 (2.95%) LAN
5 9 (2.65%) WAN
5 9 (2.65%) DNS
5 9 (2.65%) SSL
5 9 (2.65%) VoIP
6 8 (2.36%) HTTP
7 7 (2.06%) DSL
7 7 (2.06%) OSPF
7 7 (2.06%) BGP
7 7 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (2.06%) NAS
8 6 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.85%) Relational Database
3 20 (5.90%) NoSQL
4 18 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (4.72%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (4.42%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (3.83%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (3.24%) MS Access
8 11 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.95%) Big Data
10 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.36%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.06%) DTS
12 7 (2.06%) EDRMS
13 6 (1.77%) DB2
13 6 (1.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.54%) TeamCity
2 12 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.65%) Maven
4 8 (2.36%) JIRA
5 7 (2.06%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.77%) NUnit
6 6 (1.77%) Subversion
6 6 (1.77%) ReSharper
6 6 (1.77%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.77%) Grunt
6 6 (1.77%) Hudson
7 5 (1.47%) Selenium
8 4 (1.18%) Rational Rose
8 4 (1.18%) JSHint
8 4 (1.18%) Bower
8 4 (1.18%) FxCop
8 4 (1.18%) StyleCop
8 4 (1.18%) NDepend
8 4 (1.18%) Moq
General
1 82 (24.19%) Finance
2 63 (18.58%) Banking
3 24 (7.08%) Investment Banking
4 23 (6.78%) Retail
5 12 (3.54%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.65%) Law
7 6 (1.77%) Legal
7 6 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.47%) Front Office
8 5 (1.47%) Marketing
9 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.18%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Publishing
10 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.59%) Billing
10 2 (0.59%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (45.72%) Architect
2 70 (20.65%) Developer
3 55 (16.22%) Technical Architect
4 46 (13.57%) Solutions Architect
5 31 (9.14%) Consultant
6 18 (5.31%) Analyst
6 18 (5.31%) Senior Developer
6 18 (5.31%) .NET Developer
7 16 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (3.83%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (3.83%) Web Developer
8 13 (3.83%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.54%) Java Developer
10 10 (2.95%) Senior Architect
11 9 (2.65%) Designer
11 9 (2.65%) C# Developer
11 9 (2.65%) Applications Architect
11 9 (2.65%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (2.65%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (2.36%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (17.70%) .NET
2 46 (13.57%) HTML
3 35 (10.32%) Web Services
4 33 (9.73%) Middleware
5 29 (8.55%) SOAP
6 27 (7.96%) REST
7 26 (7.67%) CSS
8 23 (6.78%) XML
8 23 (6.78%) HTML5
9 21 (6.19%) ASP.NET
10 20 (5.90%) J2EE
11 16 (4.72%) Ajax
11 16 (4.72%) .NET Framework
11 16 (4.72%) AngularJS
12 15 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (4.13%) jQuery
14 13 (3.83%) WCF
15 12 (3.54%) Spring
15 12 (3.54%) Entity Framework
16 11 (3.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.67%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.90%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.01%) User Experience
5 14 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.36%) W3C
6 8 (2.36%) PKI
6 8 (2.36%) CMDB
7 7 (2.06%) Wiki
7 7 (2.06%) Fixed Income
7 7 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.47%) Blog
8 5 (1.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.47%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.88%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.88%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.80%) Linux
2 37 (10.91%) Windows
3 31 (9.14%) UNIX
4 11 (3.24%) AIX
5 6 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.47%) Solaris
6 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.18%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.59%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (34.22%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.81%) SOA
3 46 (13.57%) Scrum
4 39 (11.50%) E-Commerce
5 38 (11.21%) Project Management
6 35 (10.32%) Enterprise Architecture
7 34 (10.03%) SDLC
8 32 (9.44%) TOGAF
9 29 (8.55%) ITIL
10 28 (8.26%) Content Management
11 27 (7.96%) PRINCE2
12 26 (7.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (7.67%) TDD
13 25 (7.37%) ETL
14 24 (7.08%) UML
15 23 (6.78%) OO
15 23 (6.78%) Open Source
16 22 (6.49%) Data Management
17 21 (6.19%) Mentoring
18 20 (5.90%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.71%) Java
2 56 (16.52%) SQL
3 46 (13.57%) JavaScript
4 29 (8.55%) C#
5 14 (4.13%) Python
6 9 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.65%) Perl
6 9 (2.65%) VBA
7 7 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.47%) Groovy
9 4 (1.18%) PHP
9 4 (1.18%) R
10 3 (0.88%) C
10 3 (0.88%) VB
10 3 (0.88%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.59%) ABAP
11 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.59%) Scala
11 2 (0.59%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.59%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 46 (13.57%) Degree
2 21 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.72%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.65%) CTC Cleared
5 8 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.47%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (1.47%) CCSA
7 5 (1.47%) CCSE
8 4 (1.18%) CCNP
8 4 (1.18%) CCNA
9 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.88%) MCSA
10 2 (0.59%) CAPM
10 2 (0.59%) PMP
10 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.29%) ACCA
11 1 (0.29%) CIMA
11 1 (0.29%) CISSP
11 1 (0.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.31%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) COBIT
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.47%) Snort
2 5 (1.47%) Squid
3 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.88%) vSphere
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.59%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.59%) XenApp
6 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.29%) IAG
6 1 (0.29%) vCloud
6 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.95%) Puppet
3 8 (2.36%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (1.18%) SCCM
5 2 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.59%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.59%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 67 (19.76%) Oracle
2 48 (14.16%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.90%) IBM
4 16 (4.72%) Cisco
5 12 (3.54%) Citrix
5 12 (3.54%) TIBCO
6 11 (3.24%) Informatica
7 10 (2.95%) webMethods
8 9 (2.65%) Adobe
9 8 (2.36%) Juniper
9 8 (2.36%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.06%) VMware
11 6 (1.77%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.77%) HP
11 6 (1.77%) SAP
11 6 (1.77%) Pega
12 5 (1.47%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.47%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.47%) Sybase
13 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
Uxbridge, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis IT Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £750 - £830 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 26 days ago