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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 244 262 251
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 200 176 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.79% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.97% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 115 121
Average daily rate £600 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £322 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £621 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
19234 18052 18775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.67% 80.77% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13955 12609 13289
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 258 227
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.42 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 April 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 28 April 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 +25 29 £600 +14.28% 10
Croydon -6 7 £472 +25.73%
Canary Wharf +5 3 £550 +4.76%
Bromley - 2 £713 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £500 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 134 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (28.97%) Java
3 67 (16.88%) Oracle
4 65 (16.37%) Linux
4 65 (16.37%) Finance
5 59 (14.86%) TOGAF
6 57 (14.36%) Banking
7 54 (13.60%) HTML
8 50 (12.59%) SQL
9 49 (12.34%) Security Cleared
10 46 (11.59%) E-Commerce
11 44 (11.08%) JavaScript
12 41 (10.33%) AngularJS
13 39 (9.82%) REST
13 39 (9.82%) .NET
13 39 (9.82%) CSS
13 39 (9.82%) Windows
14 37 (9.32%) Unix
15 36 (9.07%) Middleware
15 36 (9.07%) SC Cleared
15 36 (9.07%) Open Source
15 36 (9.07%) Mentoring
16 35 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (8.56%) Waterfall
18 33 (8.31%) Degree
18 33 (8.31%) Zachman Framework
19 32 (8.06%) Microsoft
19 32 (8.06%) HTML5
20 31 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
20 31 (7.81%) Python

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (4.79%) CMS
2 15 (3.78%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.27%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.77%) Confluence
4 11 (2.77%) Node.js
5 10 (2.52%) JBoss
6 8 (2.02%) Mule
6 8 (2.02%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.51%) Apache Pig
7 6 (1.51%) Documentum
7 6 (1.51%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.01%) Apache
9 4 (1.01%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.01%) Captiva
9 4 (1.01%) nginx
9 4 (1.01%) SAS
10 3 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.76%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (3.78%) MS Project
2 10 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.76%) HipChat
4 3 (0.76%) MS Office
4 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Oracle Retail
2 8 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.01%) Summit
4 2 (0.50%) Magento
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.53%) SaaS
3 14 (3.53%) Office 365
4 12 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (2.27%) IaaS
6 7 (1.76%) GitHub
7 6 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.01%) PaaS
9 3 (0.76%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.50%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.50%) Yammer
11 1 (0.25%) Force.com
11 1 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.25%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.54%) LAN
1 22 (5.54%) VPN
1 22 (5.54%) WAN
2 8 (2.02%) Firewall
3 6 (1.51%) LDAP
3 6 (1.51%) SSL
3 6 (1.51%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.01%) 3G
4 4 (1.01%) BGP
4 4 (1.01%) HTTP
4 4 (1.01%) Internet
4 4 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.01%) VoIP
4 4 (1.01%) WLAN
5 3 (0.76%) SAN
5 3 (0.76%) Skype
5 3 (0.76%) Wireless
6 2 (0.50%) DNS
6 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.56%) NoSQL
2 28 (7.05%) MongoDB
2 28 (7.05%) Relational Database
3 24 (6.05%) Big Data
4 23 (5.79%) SQL Server
5 21 (5.29%) Hadoop
6 19 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.53%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.27%) Apache Hive
9 9 (2.27%) DB2
9 9 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.02%) HBase
10 8 (2.02%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.76%) MySQL
12 6 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.26%) QlikView
13 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (1.01%) Sqoop
15 3 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 26 (6.55%) Maven
2 18 (4.53%) JIRA
3 11 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (2.77%) Grunt
3 11 (2.77%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.52%) gulp
5 9 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (2.27%) Subversion
6 8 (2.02%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.01%) Ant
7 4 (1.01%) Hudson
7 4 (1.01%) JUnit
7 4 (1.01%) Selenium
8 3 (0.76%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.50%) JBehave
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.50%) SoapUI
General
1 65 (16.37%) Finance
2 57 (14.36%) Banking
3 24 (6.05%) Marketing
4 23 (5.79%) Investment Banking
5 21 (5.29%) Front Office
6 20 (5.04%) Law
7 19 (4.79%) Retail
8 13 (3.27%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.50%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 217 (54.66%) Architect
2 61 (15.37%) Solutions Architect
3 58 (14.61%) Developer
4 49 (12.34%) Technical Architect
5 42 (10.58%) Enterprise Architect
6 30 (7.56%) Project Manager
7 26 (6.55%) Senior Developer
8 21 (5.29%) Java Developer
9 20 (5.04%) Java Architect
10 18 (4.53%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.28%) Consultant
11 17 (4.28%) Data Architect
12 16 (4.03%) Digital Architect
13 15 (3.78%) Technical Leader
14 13 (3.27%) Designer
15 12 (3.02%) Cloud Architect
15 12 (3.02%) TOGAF Architect
16 11 (2.77%) Full Stack Developer
16 11 (2.77%) Lead Architect
16 11 (2.77%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (13.60%) HTML
2 41 (10.33%) AngularJS
3 39 (9.82%) .NET
3 39 (9.82%) CSS
3 39 (9.82%) REST
4 36 (9.07%) Middleware
5 32 (8.06%) HTML5
6 31 (7.81%) Spring
7 29 (7.30%) Web Services
8 24 (6.05%) XML
9 18 (4.53%) RESTful
10 17 (4.28%) JSON
11 15 (3.78%) SOAP
12 14 (3.53%) CSS3
12 14 (3.53%) Java EE
13 12 (3.02%) J2EE
14 11 (2.77%) Apache Flex
14 11 (2.77%) Hibernate
14 11 (2.77%) Java SE
14 11 (2.77%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (6.55%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.53%) Data Integration
2 18 (4.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.78%) Social Media
5 12 (3.02%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.76%) Derivative
6 7 (1.76%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.76%) Reference Data
6 7 (1.76%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.51%) CMDB
7 6 (1.51%) User Experience
8 5 (1.26%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (1.26%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.01%) Blog
9 4 (1.01%) IPTV
9 4 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.37%) Linux
2 39 (9.82%) Windows
3 37 (9.32%) Unix
4 8 (2.02%) Android
4 8 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.51%) Solaris
6 4 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.76%) AIX
7 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.50%) CentOS
8 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (14.86%) TOGAF
3 46 (11.59%) E-Commerce
4 36 (9.07%) Mentoring
4 36 (9.07%) Open Source
5 35 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (8.56%) Waterfall
7 33 (8.31%) Zachman Framework
8 30 (7.56%) Content Management
8 30 (7.56%) DevOps
8 30 (7.56%) Migration
8 30 (7.56%) Project Management
9 29 (7.30%) Scrum
9 29 (7.30%) SOA
9 29 (7.30%) TDD
10 28 (7.05%) Enterprise Architecture
11 27 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (6.55%) ETL
13 25 (6.30%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 115 (28.97%) Java
2 50 (12.59%) SQL
3 44 (11.08%) JavaScript
4 31 (7.81%) Python
5 20 (5.04%) Perl
6 14 (3.53%) C#
6 14 (3.53%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.27%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.02%) Scala
9 8 (2.02%) PHP
10 5 (1.26%) Groovy
11 4 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.01%) Ruby
11 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.01%) VB
12 3 (0.76%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.76%) FQL
13 2 (0.50%) COBOL
13 2 (0.50%) XPath
13 2 (0.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 49 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.07%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.31%) Degree
4 10 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.01%) PMP
8 2 (0.50%) MBA
8 2 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.25%) CAPM
9 1 (0.25%) CISA
9 1 (0.25%) CISM
9 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) IISP
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
9 1 (0.25%) MCTS
9 1 (0.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.02%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.26%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) RMADS
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.76%) HDFS
4 4 (1.01%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (5.04%) Puppet
2 15 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.01%) Ansible
3 4 (1.01%) Nagios
4 3 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.76%) SCCM
5 2 (0.50%) Salt
5 2 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.25%) Ambari
6 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.25%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.25%) Oozie
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 67 (16.88%) Oracle
2 32 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.78%) SAP
4 13 (3.27%) EMC
4 13 (3.27%) HP
5 12 (3.02%) Adobe
6 11 (2.77%) Cisco
6 11 (2.77%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.52%) VMware
8 9 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.02%) Informatica
9 8 (2.02%) Retek
10 7 (1.76%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.76%) Google
10 7 (1.76%) NetApp
11 6 (1.51%) BEA
11 6 (1.51%) Pega
12 5 (1.26%) IBM
12 5 (1.26%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.01%) AppDynamics
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