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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 235 224 225
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 160 173 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.81% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.04% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 105 105
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.50 -
% change year-on-year
+11.23% -
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
16179 16694 15274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.76% 78.62% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11415 11444 10751
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 227 231
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.53 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.81% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £76.75 £73.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +7 27 £550 - 11
Docklands, London -3 4 £595 +8.18%
Canary Wharf +12 3 £750 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 106 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.03%) Java
3 71 (22.90%) Finance
4 68 (21.94%) SQL
5 67 (21.61%) Oracle
6 59 (19.03%) Banking
7 58 (18.71%) HTML
8 55 (17.74%) JavaScript
8 55 (17.74%) Web Services
9 50 (16.13%) .NET
9 50 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 47 (15.16%) Windows
11 46 (14.84%) Degree
11 46 (14.84%) Relational Database
12 45 (14.52%) Linux
13 43 (13.87%) SOA
14 41 (13.23%) Python
15 40 (12.90%) ITIL
16 38 (12.26%) C#
16 38 (12.26%) E-Commerce
17 37 (11.94%) CSS
17 37 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (10.65%) SQL Server
19 30 (9.68%) SOAP
20 29 (9.35%) Project Management
21 27 (8.71%) XML
21 27 (8.71%) Investment Banking
22 26 (8.39%) Enterprise Architecture
23 25 (8.06%) Maven
23 25 (8.06%) Security Cleared

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (3.55%) IIS
2 8 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.58%) Node.js
3 6 (1.94%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (1.94%) Apache
4 5 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.61%) SAS
5 4 (1.29%) CMS
5 4 (1.29%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.29%) Drupal
5 4 (1.29%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.97%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.65%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 20 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.94%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.97%) SPSS
5 2 (0.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) InDesign
6 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.65%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) SaaS
2 4 (1.29%) Force.com
2 4 (1.29%) Office 365
3 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.65%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.32%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Taleo
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.74%) VPN
2 19 (6.13%) LDAP
3 15 (4.84%) SSL
4 12 (3.87%) Internet
4 12 (3.87%) LAN
4 12 (3.87%) WAN
4 12 (3.87%) Firewall
5 10 (3.23%) DNS
6 7 (2.26%) DSL
6 7 (2.26%) Unified Communications
6 7 (2.26%) MPLS
7 6 (1.94%) OSPF
7 6 (1.94%) BGP
7 6 (1.94%) SAN
7 6 (1.94%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.94%) VoIP
7 6 (1.94%) xDSL
7 6 (1.94%) IPsec
7 6 (1.94%) IP Telephony
7 6 (1.94%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.84%) Relational Database
2 33 (10.65%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.13%) RDBMS
4 16 (5.16%) Big Data
5 10 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.90%) DB2
6 9 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.58%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.58%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.26%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.94%) MS Access
9 6 (1.94%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.61%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.61%) MySQL
10 5 (1.61%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (8.06%) Maven
2 14 (4.52%) Ant
3 13 (4.19%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.87%) Eclipse
4 12 (3.87%) Selenium
5 11 (3.55%) JUnit
6 9 (2.90%) ClearCase
7 8 (2.58%) VisualVM
7 8 (2.58%) YourKit
8 6 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.61%) NUnit
10 4 (1.29%) JIRA
10 4 (1.29%) Git (software)
10 4 (1.29%) JBehave
10 4 (1.29%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.97%) Grunt
11 3 (0.97%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.97%) Subversion
11 3 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 71 (22.90%) Finance
2 59 (19.03%) Banking
3 27 (8.71%) Investment Banking
4 23 (7.42%) Retail
5 18 (5.81%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.61%) Legal
7 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.61%) Marketing
8 4 (1.29%) Advertising
8 4 (1.29%) Publishing
8 4 (1.29%) Games
9 3 (0.97%) Front Office
10 2 (0.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) French Language
10 2 (0.65%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.32%) Norwegian Language
11 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 142 (45.81%) Architect
2 76 (24.52%) Developer
3 64 (20.65%) Technical Architect
4 29 (9.35%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (9.03%) Consultant
6 23 (7.42%) Java Developer
7 22 (7.10%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
9 15 (4.84%) Senior Consultant
9 15 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 15 (4.84%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 15 (4.84%) Security Architect
9 15 (4.84%) ITSM Consultant
9 15 (4.84%) Technical Developer
9 15 (4.84%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 15 (4.84%) ServiceNow Developer
10 14 (4.52%) Analyst
11 11 (3.55%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
12 9 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (18.71%) HTML
2 55 (17.74%) Web Services
3 50 (16.13%) .NET
4 37 (11.94%) CSS
5 30 (9.68%) SOAP
6 27 (8.71%) XML
7 22 (7.10%) ASP.NET
8 19 (6.13%) J2EE
8 19 (6.13%) JSP
8 19 (6.13%) Spring
8 19 (6.13%) RESTful
9 16 (5.16%) HTML5
9 16 (5.16%) Ajax
10 15 (4.84%) AngularJS
11 14 (4.52%) REST
11 14 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (4.52%) XACML
11 14 (4.52%) COM
12 12 (3.87%) JMS
13 11 (3.55%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.84%) CMDB
3 15 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.55%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.90%) User Experience
5 9 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.58%) Mobile Computing
6 8 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.26%) Derivative
8 6 (1.94%) Physics
8 6 (1.94%) CESG
8 6 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.61%) DataPower
9 5 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.61%) Open Source
9 5 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
9 5 (1.61%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.61%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.61%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.16%) Windows
2 45 (14.52%) Linux
3 25 (8.06%) UNIX
4 15 (4.84%) AIX
5 7 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.65%) Solaris
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.65%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.65%) Android
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (13.87%) SOA
3 40 (12.90%) ITIL
4 38 (12.26%) E-Commerce
5 29 (9.35%) Project Management
6 26 (8.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 24 (7.74%) TOGAF
8 23 (7.42%) Scrum
9 22 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (6.77%) Service Management
10 21 (6.77%) Analytics
11 19 (6.13%) Business Analysis
12 18 (5.81%) TDD
12 18 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (5.48%) Information Security
13 17 (5.48%) ITSM
14 16 (5.16%) Content Management
15 15 (4.84%) Migration
15 15 (4.84%) Data Modelling
15 15 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 90 (29.03%) Java
2 68 (21.94%) SQL
3 55 (17.74%) JavaScript
4 41 (13.23%) Python
5 38 (12.26%) C#
6 11 (3.55%) Perl
7 10 (3.23%) C
7 10 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 10 (3.23%) Scala
8 9 (2.90%) C++
9 8 (2.58%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.26%) VBA
11 6 (1.94%) Ruby
11 6 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.61%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.61%) Groovy
13 4 (1.29%) VB
13 4 (1.29%) PHP
14 2 (0.65%) Korn
14 2 (0.65%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 46 (14.84%) Degree
2 25 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 23 (7.42%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.26%) CCIE
5 7 (2.26%) CCNP
5 7 (2.26%) CCNA
5 7 (2.26%) CCDP
5 7 (2.26%) CISSP
5 7 (2.26%) VCP4
6 6 (1.94%) CCIP
7 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.29%) CISM
7 4 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.97%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.65%) CBAP
10 1 (0.32%) ISACA
10 1 (0.32%) MBCS
10 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.55%) QA
2 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.29%) COBIT
4 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.65%) UCITS
5 1 (0.32%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.29%) HDFS
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.65%) Nmap
5 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.65%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.65%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.65%) XenApp
5 2 (0.65%) XenServer
5 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Varnish
6 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (4.84%) HP UCMDB
2 8 (2.58%) SCCM
3 6 (1.94%) Puppet
3 6 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.65%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.65%) Graphite
5 2 (0.65%) Nessus
5 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.32%) SCOM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 67 (21.61%) Oracle
2 50 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.84%) ServiceNow
4 14 (4.52%) Cisco
4 14 (4.52%) VMware
5 12 (3.87%) Splunk
6 11 (3.55%) SAP
7 9 (2.90%) Citrix
7 9 (2.90%) Telerik
8 8 (2.58%) HP
9 7 (2.26%) Sybase
9 7 (2.26%) Adobe
9 7 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (1.94%) Tandberg
11 5 (1.61%) IBM
11 5 (1.61%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.61%) Informatica
12 4 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.29%) FatWire
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