Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 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.

Technical Architecture
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 339 283
Rank change year-on-year +29 -56 +22
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 364 292 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.79% 0.66% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.75% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 171 270
London median daily rate £550 £540 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £393
90th Percentile £723 £675 £725
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £58.75
England median hourly rate - £47.50 £31.77
% change year-on-year - +49.50% -25.24%

Technical Architecture 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,159 38,926 39,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.60% 87.76% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,051 28,032 28,239
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 386 381
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.17% +8.20%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.46 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in London

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Architecture in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in London

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in London

Technical Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Architecture in London

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the London region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Central London +10 70 £575 +4.55% 23
East London +18 31 £438 -31.37% 6
South London -39 14 £525 -10.64% 1
West London -24 9 £556 +5.95% 14
North London +1 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture 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 London region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 146 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (35.16%) Finance
3 84 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (22.53%) Amazon AWS
5 79 (21.70%) Java
6 78 (21.43%) DevOps
7 59 (16.21%) Microsoft
7 59 (16.21%) Analytics
8 55 (15.11%) HTML
9 51 (14.01%) SQL
10 45 (12.36%) SQL Server
10 45 (12.36%) BDD
10 45 (12.36%) Git (software)
11 44 (12.09%) SDLC
12 43 (11.81%) JavaScript
13 42 (11.54%) REST
14 41 (11.26%) .NET
14 41 (11.26%) Web Services
14 41 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (10.99%) Windows
16 39 (10.71%) TDD
17 38 (10.44%) Big Data
18 37 (10.16%) ITIL
18 37 (10.16%) CSS
18 37 (10.16%) Open Source
19 36 (9.89%) Configuration Management
20 35 (9.62%) Banking
20 35 (9.62%) Test Automation
21 34 (9.34%) TOGAF
21 34 (9.34%) User Experience

Technical Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 33 (9.07%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (3.30%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.02%) Confluence
5 8 (2.20%) Apache Solr
5 8 (2.20%) CMS
6 7 (1.92%) IIS
7 6 (1.65%) WordPress
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.10%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.55%) Apache
11 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.27%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.27%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.27%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 10 (2.75%) SAP ERP
1 10 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.27%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.27%) RMDS
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 84 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (22.53%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (7.69%) PaaS
4 26 (7.14%) IaaS
5 21 (5.77%) Office 365
6 15 (4.12%) SaaS
7 11 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.65%) Serverless
10 5 (1.37%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.82%) Route 53
12 3 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.02%) Skype
2 7 (1.92%) HTTP
3 6 (1.65%) Firewall
3 6 (1.65%) SSL
4 5 (1.37%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.37%) LAN
4 5 (1.37%) VPN
5 4 (1.10%) DMZ
5 4 (1.10%) DNS
5 4 (1.10%) WAN
5 4 (1.10%) WLAN
6 3 (0.82%) Internet
6 3 (0.82%) Network Security
6 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.55%) Multicast
7 2 (0.55%) SMS
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.44%) Big Data
3 33 (9.07%) Relational Database
4 32 (8.79%) NoSQL
5 31 (8.52%) Hadoop
6 20 (5.49%) RDBMS
7 17 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (4.12%) Apache Hive
10 14 (3.85%) Data Lake
10 14 (3.85%) Power BI
11 12 (3.30%) SAP HANA
12 10 (2.75%) HBase
13 7 (1.92%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.65%) Blockchain
15 5 (1.37%) Parquet
15 5 (1.37%) Redis
15 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.52%) JIRA
3 19 (5.22%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.95%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (3.02%) Cucumber
6 10 (2.75%) Maven
7 7 (1.92%) gulp
7 7 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.92%) webpack
8 6 (1.65%) Grunt
8 6 (1.65%) JUnit
9 5 (1.37%) FishEye
9 5 (1.37%) IBM UrbanCode
9 5 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.10%) Ant
10 4 (1.10%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.55%) AppScan
11 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (35.16%) Finance
2 35 (9.62%) Banking
3 18 (4.95%) Marketing
4 14 (3.85%) Retail
5 9 (2.47%) Front Office
5 9 (2.47%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.37%) Games
9 3 (0.82%) Advertising
9 3 (0.82%) Back Office
9 3 (0.82%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.55%) Automotive
10 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (44.51%) Architect
2 91 (25.00%) Developer
3 60 (16.48%) Technical Architect
4 39 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (5.49%) Senior Developer
6 19 (5.22%) Data Engineer
7 17 (4.67%) AWS Architect
7 17 (4.67%) Azure Architect
7 17 (4.67%) Big Data Engineer
7 17 (4.67%) Cloud Architect
7 17 (4.67%) Java Developer
8 16 (4.40%) Senior Architect
8 16 (4.40%) ServiceNow Developer
9 15 (4.12%) Angular Developer
9 15 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 14 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 14 (3.85%) Consultant
10 14 (3.85%) Data Architect
11 13 (3.57%) C# Developer
11 13 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.11%) HTML
2 42 (11.54%) REST
3 41 (11.26%) .NET
3 41 (11.26%) Web Services
4 37 (10.16%) CSS
5 31 (8.52%) XML
6 30 (8.24%) Node.js
7 29 (7.97%) OAuth
7 29 (7.97%) Spring
8 24 (6.59%) AngularJS
8 24 (6.59%) RESTful
9 23 (6.32%) React
9 23 (6.32%) Spring Boot
10 22 (6.04%) HTML5
11 20 (5.49%) Ajax
12 17 (4.67%) XHTML
13 16 (4.40%) JSON
13 16 (4.40%) OpenCV
14 15 (4.12%) Kafka
14 15 (4.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.34%) User Experience
2 29 (7.97%) Mobile App
3 25 (6.87%) Public Cloud
4 23 (6.32%) Algorithms
5 21 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (4.67%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 14 (3.85%) Fintech
8 14 (3.85%) HoloLens
9 13 (3.57%) CMDB
10 12 (3.30%) Data Centre
10 12 (3.30%) Private Cloud
11 11 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.75%) Equities
13 9 (2.47%) Blackberry
13 9 (2.47%) Taxonomies
14 8 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (2.20%) Virtual Team
15 7 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.99%) Windows
2 21 (5.77%) Linux
3 19 (5.22%) Android
4 14 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 13 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.30%) Apple iOS
7 10 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.47%) Unix
8 9 (2.47%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.10%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.27%) Tizen
12 1 (0.27%) VMS
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.43%) DevOps
3 59 (16.21%) Analytics
4 45 (12.36%) BDD
5 44 (12.09%) SDLC
6 41 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (10.71%) TDD
8 37 (10.16%) ITIL
8 37 (10.16%) Open Source
9 36 (9.89%) Configuration Management
10 35 (9.62%) Test Automation
11 34 (9.34%) TOGAF
12 30 (8.24%) Enterprise Architecture
12 30 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (7.97%) Software Engineering
14 27 (7.42%) Data Science
14 27 (7.42%) Migration
15 24 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (6.59%) Microservices
15 24 (6.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.70%) Java
2 51 (14.01%) SQL
3 43 (11.81%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.07%) Python
5 29 (7.97%) Scala
6 27 (7.42%) C#
7 19 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.30%) Bash Shell
9 11 (3.02%) Java 8
10 8 (2.20%) R
11 6 (1.65%) Kotlin
11 6 (1.65%) Perl
11 6 (1.65%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.10%) C
12 4 (1.10%) C++
12 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.82%) Ruby
14 2 (0.55%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.55%) ES6
Qualifications
1 29 (7.97%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.42%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.59%) Degree
4 15 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (3.02%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (1.37%) MCSE
6 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.55%) CISSP
8 2 (0.55%) MCSA
9 1 (0.27%) CCNA
9 1 (0.27%) CISA
9 1 (0.27%) CISM
9 1 (0.27%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.27%) GIAC
9 1 (0.27%) MCSD
9 1 (0.27%) MCTS
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.24%) QA
2 13 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.75%) COBIT
3 10 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.92%) PSD2
5 4 (1.10%) GDPR
6 3 (0.82%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.55%) SLA
8 1 (0.27%) EMIR
8 1 (0.27%) GCP
8 1 (0.27%) MiFID
8 1 (0.27%) SEPA
8 1 (0.27%) WAI
8 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (8.52%) Docker
2 17 (4.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.30%) HDFS
4 10 (2.75%) XenApp
5 9 (2.47%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.10%) OpenAM
6 4 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.27%) Firmware
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (3.85%) Puppet
2 13 (3.57%) Ansible
3 12 (3.30%) Terraform
4 10 (2.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (2.47%) Grafana
6 7 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
6 7 (1.92%) Kubernetes
7 6 (1.65%) Oozie
8 5 (1.37%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (1.10%) HockeyApp
9 4 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.55%) Consul
11 2 (0.55%) CSIRT
11 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.55%) Nessus
11 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.55%) Packer
11 2 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (16.21%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.79%) Oracle
3 20 (5.49%) SAP
4 19 (5.22%) ServiceNow
5 18 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (4.12%) Citrix
7 10 (2.75%) Ping Identity
8 9 (2.47%) Avaya
8 9 (2.47%) Snow
9 8 (2.20%) VMware
10 7 (1.92%) Hortonworks
10 7 (1.92%) Informatica
10 7 (1.92%) Tableau
11 6 (1.65%) Apple
11 6 (1.65%) IBM
12 5 (1.37%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.37%) Cisco
12 5 (1.37%) Google
12 5 (1.37%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.37%) Splunk