The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 City of London 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 185 191 182
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 10 28 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.43% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 21
Average daily rate
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£625 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £415 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+19.07% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £65.00
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5358 6583 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.01% 92.63% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3905 4838 5269
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.72 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.19 £49.60 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Architect
London

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, 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 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 6 (20.00%) SOA
4 6 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Spring
5 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.67%) Market Risk
6 2 (6.67%) JSON
6 2 (6.67%) MDX
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (6.67%) PKI
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
6 2 (6.67%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) SNMP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SSDT
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (26.67%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Automotive
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (6.67%) Ajax
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.67%) HTML5
2 2 (6.67%) REST
2 2 (6.67%) CSS3
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) JSON
2 2 (6.67%) MDX
3 1 (3.33%) Django
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) CherryPy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (6.67%) PKI
1 2 (6.67%) Market Risk
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) SOA
2 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
3 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (6.67%) ETL
3 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.67%) OO
3 2 (6.67%) RAD
3 2 (6.67%) RUP
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) ERP
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Nmap
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sybase
2 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) Cerner
3 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Green Hat
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