The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 250 234 255
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +21
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 168 194 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.80% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.05% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 123 92
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £388 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £448
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.78 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18021 18552 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.80% 76.41% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12558 12874 12943
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 253 382
Average hourly rate £20.35 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Technical Architecture
England

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 1 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 1 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 +9 36 £545 +21.11% 19
Docklands, London +9 2 £650 +16.07%
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
Bromley - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 74 (22.02%) Finance
2 62 (18.45%) Java
3 55 (16.37%) Oracle
4 54 (16.07%) Web Services
5 53 (15.77%) .NET
6 50 (14.88%) Banking
7 49 (14.58%) HTML
8 48 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 44 (13.10%) JavaScript
10 41 (12.20%) SQL Server
11 40 (11.90%) C#
12 39 (11.61%) UNIX
12 39 (11.61%) Scrum
13 38 (11.31%) Migration
14 37 (11.01%) SOA
15 36 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
16 35 (10.42%) Degree
16 35 (10.42%) Project Management
16 35 (10.42%) REST
17 34 (10.12%) SOAP
17 34 (10.12%) SQL
18 33 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (9.52%) Security Cleared
19 32 (9.52%) Windows
20 27 (8.04%) Linux
21 26 (7.74%) SC Cleared
21 26 (7.74%) Web Development
22 24 (7.14%) Content Management
22 24 (7.14%) TOGAF
23 23 (6.85%) Information Management

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (5.06%) IIS
2 10 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.98%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (1.49%) Liferay
6 5 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (1.19%) NetWeaver
7 4 (1.19%) SAS
7 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.89%) CMS
8 3 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.60%) Apache
9 2 (0.60%) Mule
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
Applications
1 18 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.38%) MS Office
3 7 (2.08%) MS Project
3 7 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.19%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.89%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.30%) RMDS
4 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.30%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.30%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.76%) SaaS
2 7 (2.08%) PaaS
3 6 (1.79%) IaaS
4 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.89%) Office 365
5 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.85%) SAN
2 15 (4.46%) Internet
3 10 (2.98%) Intranet
4 9 (2.68%) Firewall
4 9 (2.68%) Wireless
4 9 (2.68%) NAS
5 8 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.79%) VPN
7 5 (1.49%) LDAP
7 5 (1.49%) VoIP
8 4 (1.19%) WAN
8 4 (1.19%) DHCP
8 4 (1.19%) HTTP
8 4 (1.19%) DNS
9 2 (0.60%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.60%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.60%) LAN
9 2 (0.60%) SSL
10 1 (0.30%) VPLS
10 1 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 12 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.98%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (2.68%) Big Data
6 8 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.08%) DataStage
8 5 (1.49%) MySQL
9 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.89%) DB2
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.87%) JUnit
2 10 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.38%) Rational Rose
3 8 (2.38%) Maven
4 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.79%) Ant
5 6 (1.79%) Selenium
6 4 (1.19%) Mockito
6 4 (1.19%) EasyMock
6 4 (1.19%) CruiseControl
7 3 (0.89%) Subversion
7 3 (0.89%) JIRA
7 3 (0.89%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.89%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.60%) Gradle
8 2 (0.60%) PhoneGap
8 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.60%) Introscope
8 2 (0.60%) Xcode
General
1 74 (22.02%) Finance
2 50 (14.88%) Banking
3 15 (4.46%) Retail
4 13 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.79%) Marketing
7 5 (1.49%) Back Office
8 4 (1.19%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.89%) Wholesale Banking
9 3 (0.89%) Legal
9 3 (0.89%) Games
9 3 (0.89%) Front Office
10 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (48.51%) Architect
2 60 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 58 (17.26%) Developer
3 58 (17.26%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (6.85%) Consultant
5 22 (6.55%) Analyst
6 21 (6.25%) Senior Architect
7 19 (5.65%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 13 (3.87%) Data Architect
9 13 (3.87%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.57%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (3.27%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (2.98%) Java Developer
13 9 (2.68%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.68%) Data Centre Architect
14 8 (2.38%) Lead Architect
14 8 (2.38%) Usability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (16.07%) Web Services
2 53 (15.77%) .NET
3 49 (14.58%) HTML
4 35 (10.42%) REST
5 34 (10.12%) SOAP
6 20 (5.95%) XML
6 20 (5.95%) Middleware
7 18 (5.36%) ASP.NET
8 16 (4.76%) CSS
8 16 (4.76%) JSP
9 15 (4.46%) J2EE
10 14 (4.17%) JMS
10 14 (4.17%) Spring
11 13 (3.87%) .NET Framework
12 12 (3.57%) HTML5
13 9 (2.68%) WCF
13 9 (2.68%) WinForms
14 8 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.38%) SAML
14 8 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.85%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.57%) Open Source
2 12 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 9 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.38%) Speech Recognition
5 7 (2.08%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (1.79%) Clustering
7 5 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.19%) CESG
9 3 (0.89%) RMADS
9 3 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.89%) EPoS
9 3 (0.89%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.89%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (0.89%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.89%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.61%) UNIX
2 32 (9.52%) Windows
3 27 (8.04%) Linux
4 11 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.27%) AIX
5 8 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.38%) Solaris
6 7 (2.08%) Android
7 6 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.19%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.60%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (11.61%) Scrum
2 38 (11.31%) Migration
3 37 (11.01%) SOA
4 36 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 35 (10.42%) Project Management
6 33 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (7.74%) Web Development
8 24 (7.14%) Content Management
8 24 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 23 (6.85%) Information Management
9 23 (6.85%) Data Migration
9 23 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (6.55%) ITIL
11 21 (6.25%) Business Analysis
12 20 (5.95%) UML
13 19 (5.65%) TDD
14 17 (5.06%) Risk Management
15 16 (4.76%) E-Commerce
15 16 (4.76%) Data Management
16 15 (4.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (18.45%) Java
2 44 (13.10%) JavaScript
3 40 (11.90%) C#
4 34 (10.12%) SQL
5 13 (3.87%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.08%) Python
7 6 (1.79%) C
8 5 (1.49%) Objective-C
9 3 (0.89%) RPG
10 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.60%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.60%) VB
10 2 (0.60%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.60%) Perl
10 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.30%) Ruby
11 1 (0.30%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.30%) C++
11 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (10.42%) Degree
2 32 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 26 (7.74%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.38%) CISSP
5 5 (1.49%) CISM
6 2 (0.60%) CISA
6 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.60%) Siebel Certification
6 2 (0.60%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.30%) MCTS
7 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) MCSA
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CCIE
7 1 (0.30%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (1.49%) SLA
2 4 (1.19%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.60%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.19%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.89%) Nmap
6 3 (0.89%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (2.68%) Data Guard
2 7 (2.08%) Nagios
2 7 (2.08%) Puppet
3 6 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.79%) Capistrano
4 5 (1.49%) SCCM
5 3 (0.89%) Nessus
5 3 (0.89%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.30%) Cacti
6 1 (0.30%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 55 (16.37%) Oracle
2 48 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.25%) Cisco
4 20 (5.95%) VMware
5 18 (5.36%) SAP
6 15 (4.46%) IBM
7 12 (3.57%) Sybase
7 12 (3.57%) Citrix
8 11 (3.27%) HP
9 10 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.68%) Informatica
11 8 (2.38%) Juniper
11 8 (2.38%) Business Objects
12 7 (2.08%) NetApp
13 6 (1.79%) Adobe
14 5 (1.49%) Speakerbus
14 5 (1.49%) BT
14 5 (1.49%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.49%) hybris
15 4 (1.19%) Sun
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