Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 25 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 9.44% 8.14% 8.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.66% 8.30% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 19
Canary Wharf median daily rate £650 £513 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.83% -10.87% +15.00%
10th Percentile £450 £500 £463
90th Percentile £746 £626 £629
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £650 £513 £581
% change year-on-year +26.83% -11.83% +16.25%
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 352 289 296
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.78% 97.97% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 229 209
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £515 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +14.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £368 £263 £306
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £93.44 £15.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +522.92% +30.43% -58.18%
10th Percentile £42.12 £15.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £145.36 £17.96 £11.95
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £93.44 £15.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +522.92% +30.43% -58.18%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018, 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 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (35.29%) Java
6 10 (29.41%) NoSQL
7 9 (26.47%) MSTest
7 9 (26.47%) Puppet
7 9 (26.47%) OpenStack
7 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (26.47%) OpenShift
7 9 (26.47%) Ansible
7 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
7 9 (26.47%) TDD
7 9 (26.47%) NUnit
7 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (26.47%) Migration
7 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (26.47%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (26.47%) MySQL
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle
7 9 (26.47%) WebLogic
7 9 (26.47%) OO
7 9 (26.47%) JBoss
7 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
8 6 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (17.65%) Office 365
8 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
8 6 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (14.71%) Banking

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 9 (26.47%) JBoss
1 9 (26.47%) OpenStack
1 9 (26.47%) Tomcat
1 9 (26.47%) WebLogic
1 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (26.47%) OpenShift
4 6 (17.65%) Office 365
5 2 (5.88%) SaaS
6 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.94%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.94%) Serverless
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) NoSQL
2 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 9 (26.47%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MSTest
1 9 (26.47%) NUnit
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (8.82%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) MDX
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Fintech
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (26.47%) Migration
2 9 (26.47%) OO
2 9 (26.47%) TDD
3 6 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (11.76%) Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) Microservices
6 2 (5.88%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 2 (5.88%) Case Management
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
6 2 (5.88%) Market Research
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (5.88%) Validation
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Java 8
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CCIE
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Ansible
1 9 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
2 6 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat