Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Architect was £595 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Digital Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 237 224
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Architect 15 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 13
City of London median daily rate £595 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -4.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £519 £513 £455
90th Percentile £759 £630 £646
Central London median daily rate £638 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +21.43% -8.70% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,614 6,502 6,360
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 94.81% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,233 5,109 5,060
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £651
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £44.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.66% +6.64% -4.17%

Digital Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Digital Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Architect in the City of London

Digital Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Digital Architect in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Architect in the City of London

Digital Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Architect in the City of London

Digital Architect
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Architect within the City of London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 - -
Digital Architect
Central London

Digital Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Digital 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 City of London region featuring Digital Architect in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (33.33%) Microservices
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile First
6 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (26.67%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (26.67%) Confluence
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) SOA
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Web Design
6 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
6 4 (26.67%) Firewall

Digital Architect Skill Set
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 4 (26.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Akamai
4 1 (6.67%) IaaS
4 1 (6.67%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (13.33%) MarkLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (13.33%) Advertising
5 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Cyberattack
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) Microservices
5 4 (26.67%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile First
5 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (26.67%) SOA
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (26.67%) Web Design
6 3 (20.00%) B2B
6 3 (20.00%) B2C
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Open Source Development
7 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) XPath
4 2 (13.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISA
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Jaspersoft
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Prolexic