The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 34 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.30% 1.06% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £590 £613 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% +6.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £625 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
Senior Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
295 361 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.09% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 253 246
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 16
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +56.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bedfordshire region that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Architect across the Bedfordshire region.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford +8 1 £438 -18.22%
Senior Architect
East of England

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Senior Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) API Design
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) VB6
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (15.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
1 3 (23.08%) SOAP
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
2 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (38.46%) API Design
4 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat