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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 189 184 195
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 22 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 19
Average daily rate
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£524 £625 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.10% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £523 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £523 £441
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 -
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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
5368 5314 6566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.13% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3873 4821
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
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 83 89 171
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.52 £32.11 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 August 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 3 August 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 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Banking
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.79%) Tableau
5 4 (13.79%) Big Data
6 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
6 3 (10.34%) Windows
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (10.34%) QlikView
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.45%) WLAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) Big Data
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) QlikView
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (3.45%) MySQL
6 1 (3.45%) OLAP
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JUnit
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) Mockito
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) MDX
3 1 (3.45%) Django
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
1 2 (6.90%) User Experience
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (10.34%) SOA
2 3 (10.34%) ETL
3 2 (6.90%) EAI
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
3 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.90%) TDD
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
3 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Product Management
4 1 (3.45%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.45%) BDD
4 1 (3.45%) High Availability
4 1 (3.45%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.45%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Groovy
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Scala
3 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) MCSD
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCTS
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) Tableau
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (3.45%) Green Hat