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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 220 263
Rank change year-on-year -65 +43  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 139 228 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.67% 1.05% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.23% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 151 112
Median daily rate £550 £575 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +18.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £413 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £750 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £58.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £42.58 -
% change year-on-year +11.56% -  

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 13 £575 +4.54% 14
Westminster - 3 £563 -
Bromley +6 2 £575 -34.28%
Croydon -8 2 - -
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 112 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (22.22%) Java
3 51 (20.99%) Finance
4 42 (17.28%) Oracle
5 40 (16.46%) Scrum
6 37 (15.23%) SQL
7 36 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 35 (14.40%) HTML
8 35 (14.40%) Banking
9 33 (13.58%) ITIL
10 32 (13.17%) SC Cleared
10 32 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 31 (12.76%) SOA
11 31 (12.76%) AngularJS
11 31 (12.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (12.35%) PaaS
13 29 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (11.52%) TOGAF
14 28 (11.52%) JavaScript
14 28 (11.52%) Migration
15 27 (11.11%) CSS
15 27 (11.11%) Project Management
15 27 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 26 (10.70%) XML
16 26 (10.70%) TDD
17 24 (9.88%) .NET
17 24 (9.88%) Linux
18 23 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (9.47%) Spring
18 23 (9.47%) SDLC

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 14 (5.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (4.94%) Apache
4 10 (4.12%) Confluence
5 7 (2.88%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.47%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.47%) JBoss
7 5 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (2.06%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.06%) nginx
7 5 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.06%) WildFly
8 4 (1.65%) CMS
8 4 (1.65%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.65%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.23%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.88%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 7 (2.88%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.65%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.65%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (1.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 3 (1.23%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (1.23%) ResourceLink
4 3 (1.23%) RMDS
5 2 (0.82%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.82%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.41%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.41%) Global One
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (12.35%) PaaS
3 29 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (7.00%) IaaS
5 16 (6.58%) Office 365
6 12 (4.94%) SaaS
7 9 (3.70%) Bluemix
7 9 (3.70%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.88%) Oracle CX
8 7 (2.88%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 7 (2.88%) Taleo
9 5 (2.06%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.65%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.82%) GitHub
12 1 (0.41%) Force.com
12 1 (0.41%) Heroku
12 1 (0.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.70%) SSL
2 8 (3.29%) IPsec
3 6 (2.47%) Firewall
4 5 (2.06%) LAN
4 5 (2.06%) Skype
5 4 (1.65%) Internet
5 4 (1.65%) LDAP
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.82%) DNS
6 2 (0.82%) HTTP
6 2 (0.82%) Network Security
6 2 (0.82%) SSH
6 2 (0.82%) VPN
6 2 (0.82%) WAN
7 1 (0.41%) Converged Networks
7 1 (0.41%) DHCP
7 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.35%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.29%) Big Data
5 8 (3.29%) MySQL
5 8 (3.29%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (2.47%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.06%) DataStax
7 5 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.06%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.65%) DB2
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.23%) RavenDB
9 3 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.53%) JIRA
2 8 (3.29%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.06%) Bitbucket
3 5 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (1.23%) Grunt
4 3 (1.23%) gulp
4 3 (1.23%) IntelliJ
4 3 (1.23%) Subversion
4 3 (1.23%) webpack
5 2 (0.82%) NUnit
5 2 (0.82%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.82%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
6 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.41%) XMLSpy
General
1 51 (20.99%) Finance
2 35 (14.40%) Banking
3 17 (7.00%) Front Office
4 13 (5.35%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.53%) Retail
6 8 (3.29%) Marketing
7 7 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.47%) Legal
9 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.82%) Back Office
10 2 (0.82%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (45.68%) Architect
2 54 (22.22%) Developer
3 45 (18.52%) Technical Architect
4 26 (10.70%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (10.29%) Analyst
6 19 (7.82%) Cloud Architect
6 19 (7.82%) Consultant
7 16 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.17%) Delivery Manager
9 14 (5.76%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.76%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (5.35%) Java Developer
11 12 (4.94%) Data Architect
12 11 (4.53%) Project Manager
13 10 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
14 9 (3.70%) .NET Developer
14 9 (3.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.70%) Python Developer
15 8 (3.29%) Angular Developer
15 8 (3.29%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.40%) HTML
2 31 (12.76%) AngularJS
3 27 (11.11%) CSS
4 26 (10.70%) XML
5 24 (9.88%) .NET
6 23 (9.47%) Spring
7 16 (6.58%) REST
8 14 (5.76%) Hibernate
8 14 (5.76%) HTML5
8 14 (5.76%) JSON
9 12 (4.94%) J2EE
10 11 (4.53%) Web Services
11 9 (3.70%) SOAP
12 8 (3.29%) ASP.NET
12 8 (3.29%) JDBC
12 8 (3.29%) JMS
12 8 (3.29%) JMX
12 8 (3.29%) RESTful
13 7 (2.88%) Apache Camel
13 7 (2.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.17%) Cloud Native
2 15 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.94%) Fixed Income
4 12 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.12%) Equities
5 10 (4.12%) User Experience
6 9 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.29%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.88%) Derivative
9 6 (2.47%) Pharmacovigilance
10 5 (2.06%) FMCG
10 5 (2.06%) OTC Derivatives
10 5 (2.06%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.65%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.65%) CESG
11 4 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.65%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.88%) Linux
2 16 (6.58%) Windows
3 4 (1.65%) Unix
3 4 (1.65%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.41%) CentOS
4 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (16.46%) Scrum
3 33 (13.58%) ITIL
4 31 (12.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 31 (12.76%) SOA
5 28 (11.52%) Migration
5 28 (11.52%) TOGAF
6 27 (11.11%) Project Management
7 26 (10.70%) TDD
8 23 (9.47%) SDLC
8 23 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (9.05%) DevOps
9 22 (9.05%) Service Delivery
10 21 (8.64%) Microservices
11 19 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.41%) BDD
13 17 (7.00%) Programme Management
13 17 (7.00%) RUP
14 16 (6.58%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.22%) Java
2 37 (15.23%) SQL
3 28 (11.52%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.64%) C#
5 17 (7.00%) Python
6 11 (4.53%) Ruby
7 10 (4.12%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.29%) Go
9 5 (2.06%) C
10 4 (1.65%) C++
10 4 (1.65%) Scala
10 4 (1.65%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.23%) ES6
11 3 (1.23%) PHP
12 2 (0.82%) Perl
12 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.41%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.41%) C-shell
13 1 (0.41%) Korn
Qualifications
1 36 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.17%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.58%) MAPM
4 11 (4.53%) Degree
5 5 (2.06%) CISSP
6 4 (1.65%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (1.65%) CISM
6 4 (1.65%) CLAS
6 4 (1.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CEH
8 1 (0.41%) CHFI
8 1 (0.41%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.17%) QA
2 7 (2.88%) GxP
2 7 (2.88%) MiFID
3 6 (2.47%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.23%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.41%) EMIR
7 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.47%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) pfSense
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.41%) NFS
3 1 (0.41%) Samba
3 1 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.23%) SCCM
2 2 (0.82%) Nagios
2 2 (0.82%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) Ansible
3 1 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.41%) MOM
3 1 (0.41%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.41%) Webmin
3 1 (0.41%) Xymon
Vendors
1 42 (17.28%) Oracle
2 27 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.35%) SAP
4 10 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (3.29%) hybris
6 7 (2.88%) Bloomberg
6 7 (2.88%) Kronos
6 7 (2.88%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.88%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.47%) IBM
7 6 (2.47%) Splunk
8 5 (2.06%) Adobe
8 5 (2.06%) Sybase
9 4 (1.65%) Blue Prism
9 4 (1.65%) Cisco
9 4 (1.65%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (1.65%) Reuters
9 4 (1.65%) VMware
10 3 (1.23%) Northgate
10 3 (1.23%) Sitecore
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