Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 280 293
Rank change year-on-year -98 +13 +42
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 276 397 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.88% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.02% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 257 256
London median daily rate £534 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.95% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £400 £425 £403
90th Percentile £713 £725 £788
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
London median hourly rate - £100.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +132.56% -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.58 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.57% +0.18% +84.78%

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 40964 38955 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.20% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29788 27920 27910
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 408 469
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.83% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.45 £50.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -19 30 £575 +4.55% 3
South London -19 19 £548 +15.26%
West London -19 15 £531 -11.46% 5
East London -5 1 £725 +31.82% 2
North London - 1 - - 1
Technical Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 104 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (30.07%) Java
3 62 (22.46%) Scrum
4 58 (21.01%) Finance
5 56 (20.29%) TDD
5 56 (20.29%) SQL
6 51 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (18.12%) REST
8 47 (17.03%) Security Cleared
9 46 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (16.30%) JavaScript
11 44 (15.94%) Banking
11 44 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
12 43 (15.58%) Linux
13 42 (15.22%) SC Cleared
14 41 (14.86%) NoSQL
15 40 (14.49%) JIRA
16 38 (13.77%) Web Services
17 37 (13.41%) Microsoft
17 37 (13.41%) SDLC
18 36 (13.04%) Kubernetes
18 36 (13.04%) Jenkins
19 33 (11.96%) Microservices
20 32 (11.59%) .NET
20 32 (11.59%) Spring
20 32 (11.59%) Hadoop
21 31 (11.23%) Confluence
22 30 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
22 30 (10.87%) QA
23 29 (10.51%) 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 31 (11.23%) Confluence
2 10 (3.62%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.26%) Apache
4 7 (2.54%) CMS
5 6 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.81%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.81%) WildFly
7 4 (1.45%) IIS
7 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.72%) Anypoint
9 2 (0.72%) JBoss
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.36%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.90%) HipChat
2 7 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.45%) RMDS
3 3 (1.09%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 3 (1.09%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.09%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.36%) Endur
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 46 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (8.33%) PaaS
4 20 (7.25%) IaaS
5 16 (5.80%) SaaS
6 12 (4.35%) Office 365
7 5 (1.81%) GitHub
8 4 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.72%) Serverless
10 1 (0.36%) Akamai
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.36%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.36%) Google Play
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Route 53
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.26%) Firewall
2 4 (1.45%) DNS
2 4 (1.45%) HTTP
2 4 (1.45%) LAN
2 4 (1.45%) SMS
2 4 (1.45%) VPN
2 4 (1.45%) WAN
3 3 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.09%) WLAN
4 2 (0.72%) DSL
4 2 (0.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.36%) ATM
5 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.36%) Frame Relay
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.36%) MPLS
5 1 (0.36%) Network Security
5 1 (0.36%) Skype
5 1 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.86%) NoSQL
2 32 (11.59%) Hadoop
3 27 (9.78%) Big Data
4 26 (9.42%) SQL Server
5 24 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 22 (7.97%) HBase
7 14 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (5.07%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.62%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.26%) MySQL
10 7 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (2.54%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.81%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.81%) Power BI
12 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.45%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 40 (14.49%) JIRA
2 36 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 25 (9.06%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.88%) IntelliJ
5 11 (3.99%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.90%) webpack
7 7 (2.54%) Grunt
7 7 (2.54%) gulp
8 4 (1.45%) Maven
9 3 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.09%) Selenium
10 2 (0.72%) ERwin
10 2 (0.72%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.72%) PostCSS
10 2 (0.72%) PowerDesigner
10 2 (0.72%) Subversion
11 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.36%) JUnit
11 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 58 (21.01%) Finance
2 44 (15.94%) Banking
3 20 (7.25%) Investment Banking
4 16 (5.80%) Marketing
5 14 (5.07%) Front Office
6 9 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.90%) Back Office
8 7 (2.54%) Retail
9 6 (2.17%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.09%) Legal
10 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.09%) Publishing
11 2 (0.72%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.72%) Electronics
11 2 (0.72%) French Language
11 2 (0.72%) Law
11 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
12 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (40.94%) Architect
2 71 (25.72%) Developer
3 43 (15.58%) Technical Architect
4 28 (10.14%) Java Developer
5 26 (9.42%) Analyst
6 22 (7.97%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (5.80%) Consultant
8 15 (5.43%) Azure Architect
8 15 (5.43%) Business Analyst
8 15 (5.43%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 13 (4.71%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.99%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (3.62%) Data Architect
12 9 (3.26%) .NET Architect
12 9 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
12 9 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (3.26%) Senior Architect
13 8 (2.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.12%) REST
2 38 (13.77%) Web Services
3 32 (11.59%) .NET
3 32 (11.59%) Spring
4 29 (10.51%) HTML
5 25 (9.06%) Apache Camel
6 24 (8.70%) CSS
7 22 (7.97%) Spring Boot
8 21 (7.61%) AngularJS
9 18 (6.52%) XML
10 15 (5.43%) Node.js
11 14 (5.07%) ASP.NET
11 14 (5.07%) RESTful
12 12 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (3.99%) Middleware
14 10 (3.62%) Ajax
14 10 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (3.62%) HTML5
14 10 (3.62%) Kafka
15 9 (3.26%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.61%) Algorithms
2 13 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.71%) User Experience
3 11 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.62%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.62%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.90%) CMDB
5 8 (2.90%) Derivative
5 8 (2.90%) Fixed Income
5 8 (2.90%) FMCG
5 8 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.90%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.81%) CESG
6 5 (1.81%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.81%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.81%) OTC Derivatives
6 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.81%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.58%) Linux
2 16 (5.80%) Windows
3 14 (5.07%) Unix
4 8 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.45%) Android
5 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.09%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.72%) CentOS
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.36%) MVS
8 1 (0.36%) SUSE
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (22.46%) Scrum
3 56 (20.29%) TDD
4 51 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (13.41%) SDLC
6 33 (11.96%) Microservices
7 30 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
8 27 (9.78%) DevOps
8 27 (9.78%) OO
9 23 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (8.33%) Migration
9 23 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 22 (7.97%) BDD
10 22 (7.97%) ITIL
10 22 (7.97%) Project Management
11 21 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (7.61%) TOGAF
12 20 (7.25%) SOA
13 19 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (6.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 83 (30.07%) Java
2 56 (20.29%) SQL
3 45 (16.30%) JavaScript
4 25 (9.06%) C#
5 14 (5.07%) Python
6 11 (3.99%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.62%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.26%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.90%) Perl
9 8 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.17%) ES6
11 4 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.45%) Scala
12 2 (0.72%) C
12 2 (0.72%) Groovy
12 2 (0.72%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.72%) VB
13 1 (0.36%) ABAP
13 1 (0.36%) Go
13 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (17.03%) Security Cleared
2 42 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.16%) Degree
4 5 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.45%) CISM
5 4 (1.45%) CISSP
5 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.72%) CCIE
7 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.72%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) CCDP
8 1 (0.36%) CCNP
8 1 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.36%) CITP
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.87%) QA
2 14 (5.07%) Data Quality
3 9 (3.26%) MiFID
4 4 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.45%) EMIR
4 4 (1.45%) GDPR
4 4 (1.45%) RMADS
5 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.09%) SEPA
6 2 (0.72%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.72%) PSD2
7 1 (0.36%) COBIT
7 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.36%) GAMP
System Software
1 19 (6.88%) Docker
2 8 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.72%) HDFS
5 2 (0.72%) Samba
5 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 36 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.54%) Ansible
2 7 (2.54%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (2.17%) Terraform
4 4 (1.45%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.45%) Puppet
5 3 (1.09%) MOM
5 3 (1.09%) SCCM
5 3 (1.09%) WSUS
6 2 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.72%) Nagios
6 2 (0.72%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.36%) Ambari
7 1 (0.36%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.42%) Oracle
3 12 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 10 (3.62%) Splunk
5 9 (3.26%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.26%) SAP
6 8 (2.90%) VMware
7 7 (2.54%) AppDynamics
8 6 (2.17%) Adobe
8 6 (2.17%) Bloomberg
8 6 (2.17%) Cisco
9 5 (1.81%) Sybase
9 5 (1.81%) Tableau
10 4 (1.45%) Google
10 4 (1.45%) IBM
11 3 (1.09%) Charles River
11 3 (1.09%) Retek
11 3 (1.09%) Reuters
11 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.09%) Sitecore