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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 241 244 242
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 177 177 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.75% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.96% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 121 102
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £388 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £650 £647
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
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
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +28 42 £525 -0.94% 11
Docklands, London -6 3 £595 +8.18%
Canary Wharf -4 2 £525 -16.00%
Wimbledon - 2 £306 -
Croydon - 2 £375 -
New Malden - 1 £275 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 98 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (30.03%) Java
3 64 (21.12%) Finance
4 63 (20.79%) Oracle
5 61 (20.13%) .NET
6 59 (19.47%) Web Services
7 56 (18.48%) HTML
8 55 (18.15%) Banking
9 54 (17.82%) SQL
10 53 (17.49%) JavaScript
11 52 (17.16%) Microsoft
12 50 (16.50%) Degree
13 47 (15.51%) SOA
14 43 (14.19%) ITIL
15 42 (13.86%) C#
16 41 (13.53%) SQL Server
16 41 (13.53%) CSS
17 37 (12.21%) Windows
17 37 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (11.55%) Linux
19 34 (11.22%) SOAP
20 33 (10.89%) Relational Database
21 32 (10.56%) Python
21 32 (10.56%) Investment Banking
22 30 (9.90%) XML
23 26 (8.58%) ASP.NET
24 25 (8.25%) E-Commerce
24 25 (8.25%) VPN
24 25 (8.25%) Project Management
25 24 (7.92%) MS Excel

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (3.96%) IIS
2 11 (3.63%) Apache
3 9 (2.97%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.98%) SAS
6 6 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.98%) Node.js
7 5 (1.65%) Apache Pig
7 5 (1.65%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.99%) CMS
9 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.99%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.99%) JBoss
9 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.64%) MS Office
3 7 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.32%) SPSS
4 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) InDesign
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.65%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.33%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.31%) SaaS
3 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.32%) Force.com
3 4 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.99%) Office 365
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.33%) Taleo
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.25%) VPN
2 22 (7.26%) LDAP
3 19 (6.27%) SSL
4 12 (3.96%) Firewall
5 11 (3.63%) WAN
5 11 (3.63%) LAN
5 11 (3.63%) DNS
5 11 (3.63%) SAN
6 10 (3.30%) Internet
7 7 (2.31%) DSL
8 5 (1.65%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.65%) MPLS
8 5 (1.65%) DHCP
9 4 (1.32%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.32%) VoIP
9 4 (1.32%) HTTP
9 4 (1.32%) OSPF
9 4 (1.32%) BGP
9 4 (1.32%) Intranet
9 4 (1.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.89%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (3.63%) MS Access
7 10 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.30%) Big Data
8 9 (2.97%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.64%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.64%) Data Mining
9 8 (2.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.31%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.65%) HBase
11 5 (1.65%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.32%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (4.95%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.29%) Maven
3 10 (3.30%) JUnit
4 9 (2.97%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.64%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.64%) YourKit
5 8 (2.64%) VisualVM
6 6 (1.98%) NUnit
7 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.32%) Selenium
7 4 (1.32%) Subversion
7 4 (1.32%) ReSharper
8 3 (0.99%) Bower
8 3 (0.99%) Grunt
9 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.66%) JIRA
9 2 (0.66%) Moq
9 2 (0.66%) FxCop
9 2 (0.66%) StyleCop
9 2 (0.66%) NDepend
General
1 64 (21.12%) Finance
2 55 (18.15%) Banking
3 32 (10.56%) Investment Banking
4 20 (6.60%) Retail
5 11 (3.63%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.65%) Marketing
6 5 (1.65%) Publishing
7 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.32%) Games
8 3 (0.99%) Legal
9 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.66%) French Language
9 2 (0.66%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.33%) Norwegian Language
10 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (43.56%) Architect
2 86 (28.38%) Developer
3 61 (20.13%) Technical Architect
4 33 (10.89%) Consultant
5 30 (9.90%) Solutions Architect
6 26 (8.58%) Senior Developer
7 25 (8.25%) Java Developer
8 18 (5.94%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 18 (5.94%) ServiceNow Developer
8 18 (5.94%) ITSM Consultant
8 18 (5.94%) Technical Developer
8 18 (5.94%) Technical Consultant
8 18 (5.94%) Senior Consultant
8 18 (5.94%) C# Developer
8 18 (5.94%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 17 (5.61%) Analyst
10 16 (5.28%) .NET Developer
11 11 (3.63%) Designer
12 10 (3.30%) Security Architect
13 9 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.13%) .NET
2 59 (19.47%) Web Services
3 56 (18.48%) HTML
4 41 (13.53%) CSS
5 34 (11.22%) SOAP
6 30 (9.90%) XML
7 26 (8.58%) ASP.NET
8 23 (7.59%) J2EE
9 21 (6.93%) Ajax
10 19 (6.27%) REST
11 18 (5.94%) HTML5
12 17 (5.61%) COM
13 16 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (4.95%) JMS
14 15 (4.95%) AngularJS
15 14 (4.62%) XACML
15 14 (4.62%) Middleware
15 14 (4.62%) RESTful
16 13 (4.29%) JSP
17 12 (3.96%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.94%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.94%) CMDB
3 12 (3.96%) Fixed Income
4 11 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.30%) User Experience
6 8 (2.64%) Open Source
6 8 (2.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 7 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.98%) Physics
9 5 (1.65%) Wiki
10 4 (1.32%) DataPower
10 4 (1.32%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.32%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.32%) CESG
10 4 (1.32%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.21%) Windows
2 35 (11.55%) Linux
3 18 (5.94%) UNIX
4 8 (2.64%) AIX
4 8 (2.64%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.98%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.99%) Android
8 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.66%) Solaris
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.51%) SOA
3 43 (14.19%) ITIL
4 25 (8.25%) E-Commerce
4 25 (8.25%) Project Management
5 23 (7.59%) Service Management
6 20 (6.60%) ITSM
7 19 (6.27%) TOGAF
8 18 (5.94%) ITIL V2
8 18 (5.94%) Analytics
8 18 (5.94%) IT Asset Management
8 18 (5.94%) Customer Engagement
9 16 (5.28%) Scrum
9 16 (5.28%) TDD
10 15 (4.95%) Business Analysis
10 15 (4.95%) Data Architecture
10 15 (4.95%) PRINCE2
11 14 (4.62%) BDD
11 14 (4.62%) Data Modelling
11 14 (4.62%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (30.03%) Java
2 54 (17.82%) SQL
3 53 (17.49%) JavaScript
4 42 (13.86%) C#
5 32 (10.56%) Python
6 14 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.63%) VBA
8 10 (3.30%) C
9 8 (2.64%) C++
10 5 (1.65%) Ruby
10 5 (1.65%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.65%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.32%) VB
11 4 (1.32%) Scala
12 3 (0.99%) R
12 3 (0.99%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.66%) Perl
13 2 (0.66%) PHP
13 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (16.50%) Degree
2 23 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.60%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.31%) CISSP
5 6 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.65%) CCIE
6 5 (1.65%) CCNP
6 5 (1.65%) CCNA
6 5 (1.65%) CCDP
7 4 (1.32%) CCIP
7 4 (1.32%) CISM
7 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.99%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.33%) ISACA
10 1 (0.33%) CITP
10 1 (0.33%) MBCS
10 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.96%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.32%) HDFS
4 3 (0.99%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.99%) vSphere
5 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.33%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.33%) XenApp
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (5.94%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (2.31%) SCCM
3 3 (0.99%) Puppet
3 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.66%) Nmap
4 2 (0.66%) Nessus
4 2 (0.66%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.66%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.66%) Graphite
5 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.33%) SCOM
5 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 63 (20.79%) Oracle
2 52 (17.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.94%) ServiceNow
4 12 (3.96%) VMware
5 11 (3.63%) Cisco
6 10 (3.30%) SAP
7 9 (2.97%) Informatica
7 9 (2.97%) Citrix
8 8 (2.64%) IBM
8 8 (2.64%) Adobe
8 8 (2.64%) Telerik
9 7 (2.31%) Splunk
9 7 (2.31%) Sybase
10 6 (1.98%) HP
10 6 (1.98%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (1.98%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.65%) Google
11 5 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.65%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
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