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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
England / London
Rank 306 250 258
Rank change year-on-year -56 +8  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 103 174 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.54% 0.79% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.93% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 120 94
Median daily rate £550 £600 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £475 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £495 £465
% change year-on-year -2.77% +6.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £56.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year -46.57% +13.13%  

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 16215 18706 17085
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.13% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11668 13514 11991
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 186 240
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 -7 12 £588 -2.08% 18
Canary Wharf -1 1 £550 -4.34%
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 96 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (23.64%) Finance
3 58 (21.09%) Microsoft
4 52 (18.91%) Java
5 43 (15.64%) HTML
6 42 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 41 (14.91%) Banking
8 39 (14.18%) JavaScript
9 37 (13.45%) SOA
10 36 (13.09%) .NET
11 34 (12.36%) CSS
12 32 (11.64%) Oracle
12 32 (11.64%) Migration
12 32 (11.64%) DevOps
13 31 (11.27%) SDLC
13 31 (11.27%) SQL Server
13 31 (11.27%) SQL
13 31 (11.27%) ITIL
14 30 (10.91%) TOGAF
14 30 (10.91%) PaaS
15 29 (10.55%) Windows
15 29 (10.55%) Active Directory
16 28 (10.18%) XML
17 26 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
17 26 (9.45%) AngularJS
18 24 (8.73%) CRM
19 23 (8.36%) Security Cleared
20 22 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
20 22 (8.00%) Firewall
21 21 (7.64%) C#

Technical Architecture
Top Related 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 16 (5.82%) CMS
2 14 (5.09%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.73%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (4.73%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.27%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (3.27%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.55%) Apache
6 7 (2.55%) Apache Solr
6 7 (2.55%) NServiceBus
6 7 (2.55%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.18%) Confluence
7 6 (2.18%) JBoss
7 6 (2.18%) nginx
8 5 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.45%) DataSynapse
10 3 (1.09%) IIS
10 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.82%) Chatbot
3 3 (1.09%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.55%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.09%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.73%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.36%) assyst
5 1 (0.36%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.36%) Global One
5 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.36%) RMDS
5 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (10.91%) PaaS
3 26 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (7.27%) IaaS
5 17 (6.18%) SaaS
6 14 (5.09%) Office 365
7 9 (3.27%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (2.55%) Bluemix
8 7 (2.55%) Oracle CX
9 6 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.73%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.36%) Akamai
13 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.36%) Trello
13 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.00%) Firewall
2 11 (4.00%) Skype
3 10 (3.64%) IPsec
4 9 (3.27%) SSL
5 8 (2.91%) DNS
5 8 (2.91%) WAN
6 7 (2.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (2.55%) LAN
6 7 (2.55%) LDAP
6 7 (2.55%) Network Security
6 7 (2.55%) PBX
7 6 (2.18%) HTTP
8 5 (1.82%) MPLS
8 5 (1.82%) VPN
9 4 (1.45%) Internet
9 4 (1.45%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.45%) VLAN
10 3 (1.09%) DMZ
11 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.73%) Big Data
3 11 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.27%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.55%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.82%) DataStax
9 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.45%) RavenDB
9 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.09%) DataStage
10 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.73%) JIRA
2 12 (4.36%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.91%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.18%) Bitbucket
5 6 (2.18%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.45%) Grunt
7 4 (1.45%) gulp
7 4 (1.45%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.45%) Mocha
7 4 (1.45%) webpack
8 3 (1.09%) Ant
8 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.09%) JUnit
8 3 (1.09%) Maven
8 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.73%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 65 (23.64%) Finance
2 41 (14.91%) Banking
3 18 (6.55%) Marketing
4 13 (4.73%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.00%) Retail
6 7 (2.55%) Front Office
6 7 (2.55%) Legal
7 6 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.73%) Advertising
9 2 (0.73%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 166 (60.36%) Architect
2 54 (19.64%) Technical Architect
3 49 (17.82%) Developer
4 38 (13.82%) Solutions Architect
5 20 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
6 19 (6.91%) Data Architect
7 18 (6.55%) Consultant
8 17 (6.18%) Analyst
9 15 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
10 13 (4.73%) Java Developer
10 13 (4.73%) ServiceNow Developer
11 12 (4.36%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (4.00%) .NET Architect
13 10 (3.64%) Angular Developer
13 10 (3.64%) Digital Architect
13 10 (3.64%) Security Architect
14 8 (2.91%) Azure Architect
14 8 (2.91%) Lead Architect
14 8 (2.91%) Product Manager
14 8 (2.91%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.64%) HTML
2 36 (13.09%) .NET
3 34 (12.36%) CSS
4 28 (10.18%) XML
5 26 (9.45%) AngularJS
6 17 (6.18%) Ajax
7 16 (5.82%) HTML5
7 16 (5.82%) Web Services
8 14 (5.09%) Spring
9 13 (4.73%) SOAP
9 13 (4.73%) XHTML
10 8 (2.91%) J2EE
10 8 (2.91%) JMS
10 8 (2.91%) JMX
10 8 (2.91%) jQuery
10 8 (2.91%) JSON
10 8 (2.91%) RESTful
11 7 (2.55%) Middleware
12 6 (2.18%) Hibernate
12 6 (2.18%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.55%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.82%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.73%) Cloud Native
4 13 (4.73%) CMDB
5 12 (4.36%) User Experience
6 11 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.55%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.82%) Clustering
9 5 (1.82%) Equities
9 5 (1.82%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.82%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.82%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.82%) Pharmacovigilance
10 4 (1.45%) CESG
10 4 (1.45%) Minimum Viable Product
11 3 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.55%) Windows
2 13 (4.73%) Linux
3 11 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.82%) Unix
7 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (13.45%) SOA
3 32 (11.64%) DevOps
3 32 (11.64%) Migration
4 31 (11.27%) ITIL
4 31 (11.27%) SDLC
5 30 (10.91%) TOGAF
6 24 (8.73%) CRM
7 22 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (7.27%) Scrum
9 19 (6.91%) Asset Management
9 19 (6.91%) Business Analysis
9 19 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (6.55%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (6.55%) TDD
10 18 (6.55%) Workflow
11 17 (6.18%) Analytics
11 17 (6.18%) Configuration Management
11 17 (6.18%) Software Engineering
12 16 (5.82%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.91%) Java
2 39 (14.18%) JavaScript
3 31 (11.27%) SQL
4 21 (7.64%) C#
5 9 (3.27%) Python
6 8 (2.91%) C++
6 8 (2.91%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.55%) C
7 7 (2.55%) Scala
8 5 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.45%) AWK
9 4 (1.45%) Perl
10 3 (1.09%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.73%) Go
11 2 (0.73%) PHP
11 2 (0.73%) Ruby
12 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.36%) Korn
12 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (8.36%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.18%) Degree
4 9 (3.27%) CLAS
5 7 (2.55%) CISSP
6 6 (2.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (2.18%) CISM
6 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.45%) CCNA
8 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.45%) MCSA
9 3 (1.09%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.36%) CCNP
11 1 (0.36%) MCSD
11 1 (0.36%) MCSE
11 1 (0.36%) PMP
11 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.27%) QA
2 6 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.82%) Government Security Classifications
3 5 (1.82%) GxP
4 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.09%) COBIT
5 3 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.36%) GCP
6 1 (0.36%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (10.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.18%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.73%) HDFS
4 2 (0.73%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Docker
5 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Control-M
1 3 (1.09%) Nagios
1 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.09%) Puppet
2 2 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.73%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.36%) Ambari
3 1 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.36%) Oozie
3 1 (0.36%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (21.09%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.64%) Oracle
3 15 (5.45%) Cisco
4 14 (5.09%) SAP
5 13 (4.73%) ServiceNow
5 13 (4.73%) VMware
6 9 (3.27%) Pega
7 8 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.55%) Kronos
9 6 (2.18%) Adobe
9 6 (2.18%) Bloomberg
9 6 (2.18%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.18%) Citrix
9 6 (2.18%) Google
9 6 (2.18%) Nortel
9 6 (2.18%) Reuters
10 5 (1.82%) Facebook
10 5 (1.82%) HP
10 5 (1.82%) hybris
11 4 (1.45%) IBM
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