The median contractor rate for an Architect was £535 per day in advertised job vacancies in Docklands, London during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Architect
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 6.00% 23.73% 11.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 24.14% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 13
Median daily rate £535 £493 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.51% -10.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £455 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £534 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £43.15
% change year-on-year +21.05% +10.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London. 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
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 48 58 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 96.00% 98.31% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 98
Median daily rate £600 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Docklands, London

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Docklands, London

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Docklands, London

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Docklands, London

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Docklands, London region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (42.86%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Case Management
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Confluence
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Document Management
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Liferay
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) COM+
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Modelling
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (42.86%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Case Management
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase