The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 47 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.21% 0.93% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.00% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £65.00
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
449 201 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.35% 93.49% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 106 144
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.90 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Senior Architect
East of England

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 £575 -
Bedford - - - - 1
Senior Architect
East of England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Architect in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP