The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 176 187 183
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 21 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.24% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.26% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 21
Average daily rate
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£563 £613 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £550 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £720 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £534 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.41% +18.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5005 5436 6720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.89% 92.15% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3940 3934 4907
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 148
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.97% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.01 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £36.35 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.90%) SOA
4 4 (12.90%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Tableau
5 3 (9.68%) Big Data
5 3 (9.68%) User Experience
5 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) QlikView
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
6 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (6.45%) Informatica
6 2 (6.45%) CSS

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) WLAN
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.68%) QlikView
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.68%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) Mockito
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) HTML5
2 2 (6.45%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) MDX
3 1 (3.23%) Django
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) SOA
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Product Management
4 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) ETL
4 2 (6.45%) EAI
4 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
5 1 (3.23%) Logistics
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) Groovy
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) Scala
3 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) MCSD
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.23%) MCTS
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Tableau
4 2 (6.45%) Informatica
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Green Hat
5 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco