The median contractor rate for a Architect was £633 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 12.12% 13.39% 12.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.11% 14.91% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 8
Median daily rate £633 £550 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £438 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £693 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £53.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -21.39% +23.56%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 122 114 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.42% 89.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 65
Median daily rate £550 £480 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured Architect in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Canary Wharf

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 18 (56.25%) Data Modelling
3 17 (53.13%) TOGAF
4 13 (40.63%) Oracle
5 12 (37.50%) Java
5 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (34.38%) Logical Data Model
6 11 (34.38%) Physical Data Model
7 10 (31.25%) Data Architecture
7 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (31.25%) Data Management
8 9 (28.13%) Data Integration
9 8 (25.00%) Banking
9 8 (25.00%) SOA
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) XML
10 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
10 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
10 7 (21.88%) Software Architecture
11 6 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (18.75%) PowerDesigner
11 6 (18.75%) IBM
12 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (15.63%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (15.63%) OO
12 5 (15.63%) Linux
12 5 (15.63%) Scrum
12 5 (15.63%) JSON

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.25%) Liferay
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) DataSynapse
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) PaaS
2 3 (9.38%) SaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Office 365
4 1 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) FCoE
3 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) Multicast
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) HBase
5 1 (3.13%) MarkLogic
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) PowerDesigner
2 4 (12.50%) ERwin
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) JSON
3 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) Spring
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) SOAP
5 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) OAuth
5 2 (6.25%) SAML
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 2 (6.25%) XSLT
6 1 (3.13%) BlazeDS
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware
6 1 (3.13%) Rendezvous
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
6 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 3 (9.38%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) Unix
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Data Modelling
2 17 (53.13%) TOGAF
3 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (34.38%) Logical Data Model
4 11 (34.38%) Physical Data Model
5 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (31.25%) Data Architecture
5 10 (31.25%) Data Management
6 9 (28.13%) Data Integration
7 8 (25.00%) SOA
8 7 (21.88%) Business Analysis
8 7 (21.88%) Software Architecture
9 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (15.63%) Master Data Management
10 5 (15.63%) OO
10 5 (15.63%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (15.63%) Scrum
11 4 (12.50%) Coaching
11 4 (12.50%) Data Governance
11 4 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
1 1 (3.13%) NFS
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.13%) SRDF
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.38%) Sybase
4 2 (6.25%) Adobe
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) Informatica
5 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Intel
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) OpenText
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) Tableau
5 1 (3.13%) Talend
5 1 (3.13%) TIBCO