Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 353 333 270
Rank change year-on-year -20 -63 +50
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 293 284 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.69% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.81% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 185 250
London median daily rate £536 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £406 £425 £425
90th Percentile £713 £715 £775
England median daily rate £525 £525 £535
% change year-on-year - -1.87% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
London median hourly rate £5.00 - £100.00
England median hourly rate £5.00 £29.92 £43.00
% change year-on-year -83.29% -30.42% -1.15%

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 40,129 35,222 37,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.66% 85.90% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,272 25,345 27,124
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £645
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 398 459
London median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +25.53% +7.07%
10th Percentile £13.68 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.58 £53.94 £50.20
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.42
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.75% +14.24%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -33 51 £520 -9.57% 18
South London -26 13 £563 +12.50%
West London -28 7 £550 -8.33% 2
East London -3 2 £638 +6.25% 6
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 117 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (21.50%) Finance
3 62 (21.16%) Java
4 51 (17.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
6 45 (15.36%) Microsoft
7 44 (15.02%) SQL
8 42 (14.33%) Scrum
9 41 (13.99%) Project Management
10 39 (13.31%) JavaScript
10 39 (13.31%) TDD
11 38 (12.97%) SDLC
12 37 (12.63%) Security Cleared
13 36 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (11.95%) Web Services
15 34 (11.60%) Migration
16 33 (11.26%) Banking
17 32 (10.92%) .NET
18 31 (10.58%) SC Cleared
19 28 (9.56%) JIRA
20 27 (9.22%) ITIL
20 27 (9.22%) TOGAF
21 26 (8.87%) Oracle
21 26 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (8.87%) BDD
22 25 (8.53%) SOA
22 25 (8.53%) Data Modelling
22 25 (8.53%) DevOps
23 24 (8.19%) Big Data
23 24 (8.19%) HTML

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 17 (5.80%) Confluence
2 14 (4.78%) CMS
3 13 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.39%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.71%) Apache
6 5 (1.71%) JBoss
6 5 (1.71%) SAS
6 5 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.02%) IIS
8 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.68%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.68%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 10 (3.41%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.02%) HipChat
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.34%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 10 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.37%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.02%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.68%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.68%) SAP MRS
4 2 (0.68%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.12%) IaaS
3 15 (5.12%) PaaS
4 12 (4.10%) SaaS
5 11 (3.75%) Office 365
6 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.37%) GitHub
7 4 (1.37%) OpenShift
8 3 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.02%) Route 53
8 3 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.68%) Heroku
10 1 (0.34%) Akamai
10 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.73%) Firewall
1 8 (2.73%) HTTP
1 8 (2.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.05%) WAN
3 4 (1.37%) SMS
3 4 (1.37%) VPN
4 3 (1.02%) DNS
4 3 (1.02%) LAN
4 3 (1.02%) WLAN
5 2 (0.68%) MPLS
5 2 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.34%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.34%) SAN
6 1 (0.34%) Skype
6 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.19%) Big Data
2 21 (7.17%) NoSQL
2 21 (7.17%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.14%) Hadoop
4 16 (5.46%) Relational Database
5 15 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (4.10%) HBase
7 11 (3.75%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.07%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.07%) Power BI
9 8 (2.73%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.39%) Data Mart
11 5 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.71%) SAP HANA
12 4 (1.37%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.37%) Base SAS
12 4 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (9.56%) JIRA
2 21 (7.17%) Git (software)
3 20 (6.83%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.41%) IntelliJ
4 10 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.02%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.02%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (1.02%) Maven
5 3 (1.02%) Selenium
5 3 (1.02%) webpack
6 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.68%) ERwin
6 2 (0.68%) Grunt
6 2 (0.68%) gulp
6 2 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.34%) NUnit
7 1 (0.34%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 63 (21.50%) Finance
2 33 (11.26%) Banking
3 15 (5.12%) Marketing
4 14 (4.78%) Back Office
5 13 (4.44%) Retail
6 9 (3.07%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.73%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.39%) Law
9 6 (2.05%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.71%) Legal
10 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.71%) Publishing
11 3 (1.02%) Automotive
11 3 (1.02%) Local Government
12 2 (0.68%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.68%) Electronics
12 2 (0.68%) French Language
12 2 (0.68%) Games
13 1 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (40.96%) Architect
2 61 (20.82%) Developer
3 60 (20.48%) Technical Architect
4 21 (7.17%) ServiceNow Developer
5 20 (6.83%) Consultant
6 14 (4.78%) Analyst
6 14 (4.78%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (4.44%) Azure Architect
8 12 (4.10%) .NET Architect
8 12 (4.10%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.10%) Java Developer
9 11 (3.75%) .NET Technical Architect
10 10 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
11 9 (3.07%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.07%) Security Architect
12 8 (2.73%) AWS Architect
12 8 (2.73%) Cloud Architect
12 8 (2.73%) Designer
12 8 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (2.73%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.95%) Web Services
2 32 (10.92%) .NET
3 24 (8.19%) HTML
4 21 (7.17%) CSS
4 21 (7.17%) REST
5 20 (6.83%) RESTful
5 20 (6.83%) XML
6 15 (5.12%) Spring
7 14 (4.78%) Ajax
8 12 (4.10%) Spring Boot
9 11 (3.75%) Apache Camel
9 11 (3.75%) XHTML
10 10 (3.41%) Node.js
11 9 (3.07%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.73%) JSON
13 7 (2.39%) Android SDK
13 7 (2.39%) Dagger
13 7 (2.39%) HTML5
13 7 (2.39%) Retrofit
13 7 (2.39%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.17%) User Experience
2 19 (6.48%) Public Cloud
3 17 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.75%) Algorithms
5 11 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.41%) CMDB
6 10 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.41%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.41%) Market Risk
7 9 (3.07%) Credit Risk
7 9 (3.07%) Reference Data
8 8 (2.73%) NHS
9 6 (2.05%) Equities
10 5 (1.71%) CESG
10 5 (1.71%) Fintech
11 4 (1.37%) BYOD
11 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.14%) Linux
2 15 (5.12%) Android
2 15 (5.12%) Windows
3 11 (3.75%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.05%) Unix
6 3 (1.02%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) MVS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (39.93%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.33%) Scrum
3 41 (13.99%) Project Management
4 39 (13.31%) TDD
5 38 (12.97%) SDLC
6 36 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (11.60%) Migration
8 27 (9.22%) ITIL
8 27 (9.22%) TOGAF
9 26 (8.87%) BDD
9 26 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (8.53%) Data Modelling
10 25 (8.53%) DevOps
10 25 (8.53%) SOA
11 23 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (7.17%) Enterprise Architecture
13 20 (6.83%) Microservices
13 20 (6.83%) Service Management
14 18 (6.14%) Open Source
15 17 (5.80%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 62 (21.16%) Java
2 44 (15.02%) SQL
3 39 (13.31%) JavaScript
4 20 (6.83%) C#
5 16 (5.46%) Python
6 11 (3.75%) Perl
7 7 (2.39%) Kotlin
7 7 (2.39%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.39%) Scala
8 6 (2.05%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.05%) VB
9 5 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.71%) VBScript
10 4 (1.37%) C
10 4 (1.37%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.37%) PHP
10 4 (1.37%) R
10 4 (1.37%) VBA
11 3 (1.02%) ABAP
11 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.44%) Degree
4 6 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.05%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (1.71%) CISM
5 5 (1.71%) CISSP
6 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.68%) CCIE
8 2 (0.68%) CCSP
8 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.68%) ISEB
8 2 (0.68%) MCSE
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.34%) CCDP
9 1 (0.34%) CCNP
9 1 (0.34%) MBCS
9 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.51%) QA
2 9 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.37%) IFRS
3 4 (1.37%) IFRS 9
3 4 (1.37%) RMADS
4 3 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.02%) GDPR
4 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.02%) MiFID
4 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.68%) EMIR
5 2 (0.68%) HL7
5 2 (0.68%) SEPA
6 1 (0.34%) GAMP
6 1 (0.34%) PMO
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.10%) Docker
2 10 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.68%) HDFS
6 2 (0.68%) Samba
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (5.12%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.39%) Ansible
3 6 (2.05%) Puppet
4 5 (1.71%) WSUS
5 4 (1.37%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.02%) Terraform
7 2 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.34%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.34%) CloudHub
8 1 (0.34%) Nagios
8 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.34%) Rancher
Vendors
1 45 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.87%) Oracle
3 21 (7.17%) ServiceNow
4 16 (5.46%) SAP
5 13 (4.44%) VMware
6 7 (2.39%) Tableau
7 5 (1.71%) Adobe
7 5 (1.71%) Cisco
7 5 (1.71%) MuleSoft
7 5 (1.71%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.37%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.37%) Google
8 4 (1.37%) IBM
8 4 (1.37%) Temenos
9 3 (1.02%) Apple
9 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.68%) Capita
10 2 (0.68%) Embarcadero
10 2 (0.68%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.68%) Pega