Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 350 279
Rank change year-on-year +43 -71 +32
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 355 246 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.79% 0.62% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.72% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 142 254
London median daily rate £550 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £419 £401 £425
90th Percentile £688 £688 £725
England median daily rate £538 £525 £545
% change year-on-year +2.38% -3.67% +9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
London median hourly rate £5.00 - £58.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £29.92 £56.00
% change year-on-year -33.16% -46.57% +13.13%

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 39,173 34,377 37,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.34% 86.72% 85.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,332 24,676 27,084
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 380 363
London median hourly rate £24.09 £24.82 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.92% +18.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.10 £52.50 £50.57
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +6 87 £543 +3.33% 17
East London +13 34 £438 -20.45% 10
South London -28 10 £538 -6.52% 1
West London -32 1 - - 9
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 138 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (33.52%) Finance
3 77 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (18.87%) Java
5 59 (16.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 58 (16.34%) DevOps
7 54 (15.21%) Analytics
8 51 (14.37%) Relational Database
8 51 (14.37%) Git (software)
8 51 (14.37%) Microsoft
9 48 (13.52%) HTML
10 46 (12.96%) Web Services
11 45 (12.68%) Oracle
11 45 (12.68%) SQL
12 44 (12.39%) .NET
13 43 (12.11%) JavaScript
14 42 (11.83%) SQL Server
14 42 (11.83%) TDD
15 39 (10.99%) Banking
15 39 (10.99%) BDD
16 38 (10.70%) RESTful
16 38 (10.70%) Big Data
17 37 (10.42%) NoSQL
17 37 (10.42%) Hadoop
17 37 (10.42%) TOGAF
17 37 (10.42%) XML
17 37 (10.42%) Python
18 36 (10.14%) Apache Spark
19 35 (9.86%) CSS
20 34 (9.58%) Open Source

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 36 (10.14%) Apache Spark
2 16 (4.51%) Confluence
3 13 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.25%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.97%) CMS
7 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.41%) Apache
8 5 (1.41%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.41%) JBoss
8 5 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.13%) Documentum
9 4 (1.13%) SAS
10 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.28%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.28%) Mule
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 11 (3.10%) SAP ERP
1 11 (3.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.85%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.85%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP MRS
4 2 (0.56%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.28%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.28%) RMDS
5 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 77 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (16.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.20%) IaaS
4 14 (3.94%) PaaS
5 13 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (2.82%) Office 365
6 10 (2.82%) SaaS
7 6 (1.69%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.41%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.13%) Serverless
10 3 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.85%) Fastly
10 3 (0.85%) GitHub
10 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.85%) Heroku
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.79%) HTTP
2 7 (1.97%) Firewall
2 7 (1.97%) VPN
3 6 (1.69%) Kerberos
3 6 (1.69%) SSL
3 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.41%) Network Security
5 4 (1.13%) LAN
5 4 (1.13%) WLAN
6 3 (0.85%) DNS
6 3 (0.85%) PBX
6 3 (0.85%) SAN
6 3 (0.85%) SMS
6 3 (0.85%) WAN
7 2 (0.56%) BGP
7 2 (0.56%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.56%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.56%) OSPF
7 2 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.37%) Relational Database
2 42 (11.83%) SQL Server
3 38 (10.70%) Big Data
4 37 (10.42%) Hadoop
4 37 (10.42%) NoSQL
5 33 (9.30%) RDBMS
6 18 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (4.51%) Power BI
7 16 (4.51%) SAP HANA
8 13 (3.66%) Apache Hive
9 9 (2.54%) HBase
10 8 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.97%) Data Lake
12 6 (1.69%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.69%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.69%) Parquet
13 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 51 (14.37%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.73%) JIRA
3 21 (5.92%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (3.66%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.69%) FishEye
5 6 (1.69%) Grunt
5 6 (1.69%) gulp
5 6 (1.69%) Maven
5 6 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.69%) webpack
6 5 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.85%) CircleCI
7 3 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (0.85%) Selenium
8 2 (0.56%) AppScan
8 2 (0.56%) EasyMock
8 2 (0.56%) JBehave
8 2 (0.56%) Mockito
8 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 119 (33.52%) Finance
2 39 (10.99%) Banking
3 23 (6.48%) Retail
4 12 (3.38%) Marketing
5 11 (3.10%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.25%) Front Office
6 8 (2.25%) Games
6 8 (2.25%) Law
7 7 (1.97%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.69%) Back Office
8 6 (1.69%) Publishing
9 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.85%) Legal
10 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.85%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.56%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (41.69%) Architect
2 92 (25.92%) Developer
3 60 (16.90%) Technical Architect
4 41 (11.55%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (7.32%) ServiceNow Developer
6 25 (7.04%) Consultant
7 23 (6.48%) Data Engineer
8 18 (5.07%) Big Data Engineer
9 17 (4.79%) Cloud Architect
10 16 (4.51%) AWS Architect
11 13 (3.66%) Android Developer
12 12 (3.38%) Azure Architect
13 11 (3.10%) Identity Management Architect
13 11 (3.10%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (3.10%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.10%) TOGAF Architect
14 10 (2.82%) .NET Developer
14 10 (2.82%) Analyst
14 10 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 10 (2.82%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (13.52%) HTML
2 46 (12.96%) Web Services
3 44 (12.39%) .NET
4 38 (10.70%) RESTful
5 37 (10.42%) XML
6 35 (9.86%) CSS
7 33 (9.30%) REST
8 27 (7.61%) HTML5
9 22 (6.20%) OAuth
10 21 (5.92%) AngularJS
11 20 (5.63%) OpenCV
12 19 (5.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 17 (4.79%) Spring
14 16 (4.51%) Ajax
14 16 (4.51%) React
15 15 (4.23%) JSON
15 15 (4.23%) Middleware
16 14 (3.94%) ASP.NET
16 14 (3.94%) Node.js
16 14 (3.94%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.58%) User Experience
2 28 (7.89%) Algorithms
3 26 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 22 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (5.92%) Public Cloud
6 19 (5.35%) HoloLens
7 18 (5.07%) Mobile App
8 15 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (4.23%) Fintech
9 13 (3.66%) Equities
10 8 (2.25%) Data Centre
10 8 (2.25%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.97%) CMDB
11 7 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
13 4 (1.13%) Credit Risk
13 4 (1.13%) Market Risk
13 4 (1.13%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.30%) Android
2 19 (5.35%) Apple iOS
3 18 (5.07%) Windows
4 16 (4.51%) Linux
5 12 (3.38%) Unix
6 8 (2.25%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.13%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) CentOS
11 1 (0.28%) Solaris
11 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (16.34%) DevOps
3 54 (15.21%) Analytics
4 42 (11.83%) TDD
5 39 (10.99%) BDD
6 37 (10.42%) TOGAF
7 34 (9.58%) Open Source
8 33 (9.30%) Project Management
9 32 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (9.01%) SDLC
10 31 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (8.73%) Data Science
10 31 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (8.17%) ITIL
11 29 (8.17%) SOA
11 29 (8.17%) Software Engineering
12 26 (7.32%) Business Analysis
13 24 (6.76%) Scrum
14 23 (6.48%) Migration
15 22 (6.20%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 67 (18.87%) Java
2 45 (12.68%) SQL
3 43 (12.11%) JavaScript
4 37 (10.42%) Python
5 31 (8.73%) Scala
6 26 (7.32%) C#
7 14 (3.94%) Kotlin
8 13 (3.66%) R
9 11 (3.10%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.54%) Perl
11 8 (2.25%) Java 8
12 7 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.41%) ES6
14 5 (1.41%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.13%) C
15 4 (1.13%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.13%) VBA
16 3 (0.85%) Groovy
16 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.63%) Degree
3 19 (5.35%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.51%) TOGAF Certification
5 11 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.13%) CISM
6 4 (1.13%) CISSP
6 4 (1.13%) MCSE
6 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.85%) CISA
7 3 (0.85%) PMP
8 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (0.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) GSSP-.NET
9 1 (0.28%) GSSP-JAVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.38%) Data Quality
2 11 (3.10%) COBIT
2 11 (3.10%) QA
2 11 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.97%) PSD2
4 4 (1.13%) IFRS
4 4 (1.13%) IFRS 9
4 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.85%) GDPR
5 3 (0.85%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.56%) HL7
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.56%) SLA
7 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (4.51%) Docker
2 12 (3.38%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.54%) HDFS
4 5 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.13%) OpenAM
5 4 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.85%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.85%) etcd
6 3 (0.85%) Varnish
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.56%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.56%) XenApp
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.28%) vSphere
8 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (4.51%) Ansible
2 13 (3.66%) Terraform
3 11 (3.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 9 (2.54%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.97%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (1.69%) Puppet
7 4 (1.13%) HockeyApp
8 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.56%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.56%) Consul
9 2 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.56%) Nagios
9 2 (0.56%) Nessus
9 2 (0.56%) Oozie
9 2 (0.56%) Packer
9 2 (0.56%) PowerBroker
9 2 (0.56%) Rancher
9 2 (0.56%) SCCM
9 2 (0.56%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.28%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 51 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.68%) Oracle
3 28 (7.89%) ServiceNow
4 24 (6.76%) SAP
5 12 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.10%) Ping Identity
7 10 (2.82%) Hortonworks
7 10 (2.82%) IBM
8 8 (2.25%) Tableau
8 8 (2.25%) VMware
9 6 (1.69%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.69%) Informatica
9 6 (1.69%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.69%) Snow
10 5 (1.41%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (1.41%) Citrix
10 5 (1.41%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.41%) Google
10 5 (1.41%) Pega
10 5 (1.41%) Sitecore