The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 40 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 0.23% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.26% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£613 £575 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +57.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £475 £461
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -39.09%
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
357 389 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.49% 90.26% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 228 115
Average daily rate £400 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 8
Average hourly rate £39.63 £25.50 £20.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.39% +23.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 2015. 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 +3 3 £613 +6.52%
Bedford - 1 £535 -
Senior Architect
East of England

Senior Architect
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
1 7 (87.50%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (87.50%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (87.50%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix