Period
to 28 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Architectural Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Architectural Design over the 6 months to 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the 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.

Architectural Design
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 131 218
Rank change year-on-year -12 +87 -20
Contract jobs citing Architectural Design 25 10 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.47% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 18
10th Percentile £470 £462 £463
25th Percentile £509 £474 £550
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £556 £613
Median % change year-on-year +3.37% -9.18% +16.67%
75th Percentile £691 £681 £656
90th Percentile £763 £709 £729
Central London median daily rate £575 £585 £600
% change year-on-year -1.71% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.78 -
Central London median hourly rate - £14.78 -

Architectural Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,112 2,116 5,948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.07% 88.57% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,283 1,567 4,676
10th Percentile £363 £338 £350
25th Percentile £450 £422 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £642 £601 £600
90th Percentile £725 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 68
10th Percentile £10.10 £12.43 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.44 £12.70
Median hourly rate £23.45 £27.50 £19.13
Median % change year-on-year -14.73% +43.79% +2.27%
75th Percentile £33.75 £39.63 £37.50
90th Percentile £53.80 £51.55 £47.53
Central London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.05 £19.50
% change year-on-year -25.12% +54.10% +4.28%

Architectural Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Architectural Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Architectural Design in the City of London

Architectural Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architectural Design in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Architectural Design in the City of London

Architectural Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architectural Design in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Architectural Design in the City of London

Architectural Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architectural Design in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Architectural Design in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Architectural Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Architectural Design.

1 11 (44.00%) Azure
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) DevOps
4 7 (28.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (24.00%) Terraform
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Analytics
5 6 (24.00%) AWS
6 5 (20.00%) Ansible
6 5 (20.00%) Docker
6 5 (20.00%) JIRA
6 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) Databricks
6 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 5 (20.00%) Power BI
6 5 (20.00%) Power Platform
6 5 (20.00%) Social Skills
7 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (16.00%) Serverless
7 4 (16.00%) Microservices
7 4 (16.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (16.00%) Azure SQL Database

Architectural Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.00%) InDesign
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Azure
2 6 (24.00%) AWS
3 5 (20.00%) Power Platform
4 4 (16.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (16.00%) Serverless
5 3 (12.00%) Azure Functions
5 3 (12.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Azure App Service
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Key Vault
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Service Fabric
6 2 (8.00%) PaaS
7 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (4.00%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (4.00%) PowerApps
7 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Power BI
2 4 (16.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (12.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (12.00%) Data Lake
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.00%) Delta Lake
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (8.00%) Redis
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.00%) Tableau
4 2 (8.00%) Yellowfin
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
5 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.00%) React Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SAP Architect
5 1 (4.00%) SAP BW Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Strategy Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) D3.js
2 2 (8.00%) PySpark
2 2 (8.00%) React Native
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ADO
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (4.00%) OAuth
3 1 (4.00%) SAML
3 1 (4.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) DevOps
3 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (24.00%) Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Microservices
6 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (12.00%) ETL
7 3 (12.00%) Release Management
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.00%) Data Management
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.00%) CISM
1 1 (4.00%) CISSP
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Terraform
2 5 (20.00%) Ansible
2 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Databricks
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) VMware