The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 152 180 195
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 17 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 9
Median daily rate £550 £549 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £313 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £561 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
Senior Architect
London

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
3195 5541 5581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.80% 94.69% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 4277 4152
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 96 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 July 2016.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 City of London region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 8 (23.53%) Banking
4 7 (20.59%) User Experience
5 6 (17.65%) HTML
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 5 (14.71%) LAN
6 5 (14.71%) WAN
6 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
7 4 (11.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (11.76%) Axure RP
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) Psychology
7 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
7 4 (11.76%) Ajax
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) IBM
7 4 (11.76%) Java
7 4 (11.76%) Photoshop
7 4 (11.76%) CSS
7 4 (11.76%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Linux
8 3 (8.82%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.82%) DB2
8 3 (8.82%) SQL
8 3 (8.82%) J2EE
8 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.88%) InVision
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.94%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 2 (5.88%) FCoE
3 2 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 2 (5.88%) Multicast
3 2 (5.88%) NAS
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) 4G
4 1 (2.94%) LTE
4 1 (2.94%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.82%) DB2
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.94%) HBase
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) OLTP
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Axure RP
1 4 (11.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Front Office
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) Ajax
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) J2EE
4 2 (5.88%) CSS3
4 2 (5.88%) EJB
4 2 (5.88%) Flash
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) JNDI
4 2 (5.88%) JSON
4 2 (5.88%) JSTL
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware
4 2 (5.88%) REST
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) Struts
5 1 (2.94%) GWT
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.94%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Psychology
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.88%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) EPoS
4 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Solaris
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 4 (11.76%) Project Management
2 4 (11.76%) Scrum
2 4 (11.76%) TDD
3 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.82%) Kanban
3 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
3 3 (8.82%) OO
3 3 (8.82%) OOD
3 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.88%) Prototyping
4 2 (5.88%) Service Design
4 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) CCDE
2 3 (8.82%) CCIE
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) KVM
2 2 (5.88%) NFS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.88%) SRDF
2 2 (5.88%) Xen
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe
4 2 (5.88%) ATG
4 2 (5.88%) EMC
4 2 (5.88%) Google
4 2 (5.88%) hybris
4 2 (5.88%) Intel
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) NetApp
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) DataSynapse
5 1 (2.94%) Informatica
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase
5 1 (2.94%) Teradata
5 1 (2.94%) TIBCO