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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 181 188 185
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 15 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £750 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £800 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £510 £545
% change year-on-year
+15.19% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) User Experience
3 5 (16.13%) Analytics
3 5 (16.13%) Fixed Income
3 5 (16.13%) SOA
3 5 (16.13%) .NET
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Banking
5 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Marketing
5 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
5 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
6 2 (6.45%) Axure RP
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
6 2 (6.45%) Law
6 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.45%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) CSS
6 2 (6.45%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SAN
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) DataStage
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) User Experience
2 5 (16.13%) Fixed Income
3 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) CESG
5 1 (3.23%) Equities
5 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.23%) Derivative
5 1 (3.23%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Psychology
5 1 (3.23%) Human Factors
5 1 (3.23%) Social Media
5 1 (3.23%) RIA
5 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.23%) DTV
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Analytics
1 5 (16.13%) SOA
2 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
3 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
3 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.68%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) Service Management
3 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Workflow
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) UML
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) Use Case
4 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) C#
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Teradata
3 1 (3.23%) Netezza
3 1 (3.23%) Pega
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.23%) Informatica
3 1 (3.23%) NetApp
3 1 (3.23%) Sage
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) Siebel
3 1 (3.23%) VMware