Period
to 19 July 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £590 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Architect
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 32 16
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 29 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 13.12% 7.39% 11.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.74% 7.88% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 12
Canary Wharf median daily rate £590 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.61% - +9.52%
10th Percentile £500 £450 £502
90th Percentile £648 £674 £672
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £590 £575 £575
% change year-on-year +2.61% - +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies in Canary Wharf with a recognized job title 211 330 220
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 93.75% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 215 147
Canary Wharf median daily rate £525 £500 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.54% +22.29%
10th Percentile £370 £355 £293
90th Percentile £609 £635 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £525 £500 £544
% change year-on-year +5.00% -8.05% +24.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £14.00 £15.75 £88.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -82.25% +222.73%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £14.00 £17.60 £88.75
% change year-on-year -20.45% -80.17% +222.73%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Canary Wharf

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Canary Wharf

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Canary Wharf

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 19 (65.52%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (31.03%) Microservices
4 8 (27.59%) Use Case
5 7 (24.14%) DevOps
6 6 (20.69%) Machine Learning
6 6 (20.69%) Data Architecture
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
7 5 (17.24%) MySQL
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (17.24%) Security Patching
8 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (13.79%) Architecture Roadmap
8 4 (13.79%) Big Data
8 4 (13.79%) Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) Data Management
8 4 (13.79%) Google
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (10.34%) Architecture Governance
9 3 (10.34%) Thought Leadership
9 3 (10.34%) Tech Ops
9 3 (10.34%) Data Science
9 3 (10.34%) API Development
9 3 (10.34%) KYC
10 2 (6.90%) Apache Beam

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Pig
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.90%) BigQuery
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSTest
1 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 19 (65.52%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Beam
1 2 (6.90%) REST
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) React
2 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Microservices
2 8 (27.59%) Use Case
3 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Data Architecture
4 6 (20.69%) Machine Learning
5 5 (17.24%) Security Patching
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
6 4 (13.79%) Architecture Roadmap
6 4 (13.79%) Data Management
6 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (10.34%) API Development
7 3 (10.34%) Architecture Governance
7 3 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Data Science
7 3 (10.34%) KYC
7 3 (10.34%) Tech Ops
7 3 (10.34%) Thought Leadership
8 2 (6.90%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat