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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 190 184 202
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 20 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.22% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 17
Average daily rate £650 £600 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £404 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £825 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-39.09% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 13 (34.21%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 10 (26.32%) Oracle
4 8 (21.05%) Sybase
4 8 (21.05%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) C++
5 7 (18.42%) SOA
6 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
6 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (15.79%) Spring
6 6 (15.79%) OO
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
7 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
8 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.53%) Linux
9 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) .NET
9 3 (7.89%) HTML
9 3 (7.89%) Open Source
9 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
9 3 (7.89%) Market Risk
9 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.63%) Liferay
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) Extranet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (5.26%) SSDT
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.26%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Toad
2 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
1 11 (28.95%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Spring
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) REST
3 2 (5.26%) CSS3
3 2 (5.26%) JSON
3 2 (5.26%) MDX
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.26%) HTML5
3 2 (5.26%) Ajax
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) Flash
4 1 (2.63%) MEAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Open Source
1 3 (7.89%) Market Risk
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Equities
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) AIX
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) SOA
2 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (15.79%) OO
3 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) ETL
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) C#
2 8 (21.05%) C++
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Sybase
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Green Hat
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