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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
London / City of London
Rank 143 138 178
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 14 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.49% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 12
Median daily rate £615 £519 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £805 £670 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £575 £588
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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
2819 3054 4960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.14% 95.53% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2223 2413 3800
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 76
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Banking
3 9 (47.37%) Data Architecture
4 7 (36.84%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
6 4 (21.05%) ETL
6 4 (21.05%) Monte Carlo Method
6 4 (21.05%) Market Risk
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
7 3 (15.79%) MOM
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) Data Management
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) Middleware
8 2 (10.53%) Cisco
8 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) VPN
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.26%) ERwin
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Market Risk
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) AIX
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Data Architecture
2 4 (21.05%) Analytics
2 4 (21.05%) ETL
2 4 (21.05%) Monte Carlo Method
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
3 3 (15.79%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Metadata Management
5 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SOQL
2 1 (5.26%) SOSL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CITP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.26%) CA
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.26%) Embarcadero
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Talend
2 1 (5.26%) VMware