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 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 Architecture
Rank 258 235 264
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +29
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 166 198 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.79% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.03% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 131 91
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£500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £691 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £41.71
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
18493 19154 19396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12846 13423 13066
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 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 +5 34 £550 +18.27% 13
Bromley - 1 £325 - 1
Harrow - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (21.14%) Finance
2 59 (18.61%) .NET
3 55 (17.35%) Microsoft
4 54 (17.03%) Java
5 52 (16.40%) Oracle
5 52 (16.40%) Web Services
6 45 (14.20%) HTML
7 43 (13.56%) SQL Server
8 42 (13.25%) C#
9 39 (12.30%) JavaScript
9 39 (12.30%) Migration
10 38 (11.99%) Banking
10 38 (11.99%) Enterprise Architecture
11 37 (11.67%) SQL
12 36 (11.36%) Security Cleared
13 35 (11.04%) Scrum
14 33 (10.41%) Project Management
14 33 (10.41%) Windows
15 32 (10.09%) UNIX
16 31 (9.78%) TOGAF
17 30 (9.46%) REST
18 29 (9.15%) SC Cleared
18 29 (9.15%) SOAP
19 28 (8.83%) Degree
20 27 (8.52%) ITIL
21 26 (8.20%) SOA
22 25 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
23 23 (7.26%) Content Management
23 23 (7.26%) Data Migration
23 23 (7.26%) Linux

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (4.73%) IIS
2 10 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.26%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.26%) Liferay
5 4 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.26%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.95%) SAS
6 3 (0.95%) Apache
6 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.63%) Lync
7 2 (0.63%) Moodle
7 2 (0.63%) Drupal
7 2 (0.63%) Mule
Applications
1 17 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.58%) MS Office
4 4 (1.26%) MS Project
5 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.58%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) RMDS
4 1 (0.32%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.79%) SaaS
2 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.26%) Office 365
3 3 (0.95%) PaaS
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.68%) SAN
2 14 (4.42%) Firewall
2 14 (4.42%) Internet
3 10 (3.15%) Intranet
3 10 (3.15%) LDAP
4 9 (2.84%) DHCP
4 9 (2.84%) DNS
4 9 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (2.84%) NAS
5 7 (2.21%) Wireless
6 5 (1.58%) VoIP
7 4 (1.26%) VPN
8 3 (0.95%) HTTP
8 3 (0.95%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.63%) WAN
9 2 (0.63%) SSL
10 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.42%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.79%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.84%) Big Data
5 8 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.89%) MySQL
7 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.89%) DataStage
7 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.26%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.26%) DB2
8 4 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (3.47%) Visual Studio
1 11 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.52%) Rational Rose
3 6 (1.89%) JUnit
4 5 (1.58%) Maven
5 4 (1.26%) NUnit
5 4 (1.26%) Selenium
5 4 (1.26%) Ant
6 3 (0.95%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.95%) JIRA
6 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.63%) Gradle
7 2 (0.63%) Subversion
7 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.63%) jMock
7 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.63%) Introscope
7 2 (0.63%) Xcode
8 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 67 (21.14%) Finance
2 38 (11.99%) Banking
3 12 (3.79%) Retail
4 11 (3.47%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.89%) Marketing
6 4 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (0.95%) Front Office
7 3 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (45.43%) Architect
2 62 (19.56%) Developer
3 53 (16.72%) Technical Architect
4 48 (15.14%) Solutions Architect
5 23 (7.26%) Consultant
6 21 (6.62%) Analyst
7 20 (6.31%) .NET Developer
7 20 (6.31%) Senior Architect
8 14 (4.42%) C# Developer
9 13 (4.10%) Data Architect
10 12 (3.79%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (3.15%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.15%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (2.84%) Web Developer
12 9 (2.84%) Data Centre Architect
13 8 (2.52%) Enterprise Architect
13 8 (2.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.52%) Usability Consultant
14 7 (2.21%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (18.61%) .NET
2 52 (16.40%) Web Services
3 45 (14.20%) HTML
4 30 (9.46%) REST
5 29 (9.15%) SOAP
6 23 (7.26%) ASP.NET
7 20 (6.31%) XML
8 18 (5.68%) .NET Framework
9 16 (5.05%) CSS
10 14 (4.42%) JSP
10 14 (4.42%) WCF
11 13 (4.10%) Middleware
11 13 (4.10%) WinForms
12 11 (3.47%) Spring
12 11 (3.47%) J2EE
12 11 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (3.47%) HTML5
13 10 (3.15%) JMS
14 8 (2.52%) XSLT
14 8 (2.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.73%) Management Information System
1 15 (4.73%) CESG
2 13 (4.10%) Open Source
3 11 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.47%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.15%) CESG CLAS
4 10 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.15%) RMADS
5 9 (2.84%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (1.89%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.89%) Clustering
7 4 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.95%) EPoS
8 3 (0.95%) Chip and PIN
8 3 (0.95%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.41%) Windows
2 32 (10.09%) UNIX
3 23 (7.26%) Linux
4 11 (3.47%) AIX
4 11 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.52%) Solaris
6 6 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.26%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.26%) Android
9 2 (0.63%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (12.30%) Migration
2 38 (11.99%) Enterprise Architecture
3 35 (11.04%) Scrum
4 33 (10.41%) Project Management
5 31 (9.78%) TOGAF
6 27 (8.52%) ITIL
7 26 (8.20%) SOA
8 25 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (7.26%) Content Management
9 23 (7.26%) Data Migration
10 21 (6.62%) Web Development
10 21 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (6.62%) Risk Management
11 19 (5.99%) MVC
12 18 (5.68%) OO
13 17 (5.36%) CRM
13 17 (5.36%) UML
14 16 (5.05%) Data Management
14 16 (5.05%) Information Management
14 16 (5.05%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.03%) Java
2 42 (13.25%) C#
3 39 (12.30%) JavaScript
4 37 (11.67%) SQL
5 8 (2.52%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.21%) C
7 6 (1.89%) Python
8 5 (1.58%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.95%) RPG
9 3 (0.95%) C++
9 3 (0.95%) Perl
10 2 (0.63%) PHP
10 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.63%) VB
10 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.63%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.63%) Scala
10 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 36 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.15%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.83%) Degree
4 11 (3.47%) CISSP
5 3 (0.95%) CISM
6 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.63%) CISA
7 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.32%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.32%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MCSA
7 1 (0.32%) CCIE
7 1 (0.32%) CCNP
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.52%) SLA
3 3 (0.95%) QA
4 2 (0.63%) COBIT
4 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.26%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.95%) Nmap
7 1 (0.32%) vSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (2.52%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.58%) SCCM
3 4 (1.26%) Puppet
3 4 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.26%) Nagios
4 3 (0.95%) Nessus
4 3 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.95%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (0.95%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.32%) Cacti
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.32%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 55 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 52 (16.40%) Oracle
3 21 (6.62%) Cisco
4 17 (5.36%) VMware
5 15 (4.73%) SAP
6 12 (3.79%) Sybase
6 12 (3.79%) Citrix
7 11 (3.47%) HP
8 10 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.84%) Juniper
9 9 (2.84%) Informatica
9 9 (2.84%) IBM
10 8 (2.52%) Business Objects
11 7 (2.21%) NetApp
12 5 (1.58%) Speakerbus
12 5 (1.58%) hybris
12 5 (1.58%) Cognos
12 5 (1.58%) BT
13 4 (1.26%) Sun
13 4 (1.26%) Teradata
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