The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 112 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 14 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
Average daily rate £625 £638 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £594 £510
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2298 2439 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.19% 96.59% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1450 1201
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 222 239
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Architect across the East of England region.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Senior Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect across the East of England region.

Senior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +13 7 £606 -4.90%
Hertfordshire +8 7 £625 -1.96% 2
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (64.52%) E-Commerce
2 18 (58.06%) SOA
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (32.26%) SOAP
6 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
7 8 (25.81%) REST
7 8 (25.81%) WCF
7 8 (25.81%) TDD
7 8 (25.81%) Middleware
7 8 (25.81%) C#
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) DevOps
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
9 6 (19.35%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) Retail
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 5 (16.13%) Cisco
10 5 (16.13%) SAP
10 5 (16.13%) .NET
10 5 (16.13%) MSMQ
10 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
10 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (16.13%) API Design
10 5 (16.13%) SaaS
11 4 (12.90%) Digital Media

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) DMZ
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) SOAP
2 8 (25.81%) Middleware
2 8 (25.81%) REST
2 8 (25.81%) WCF
3 5 (16.13%) .NET
3 5 (16.13%) MSMQ
4 4 (12.90%) SAP PI
5 2 (6.45%) Apache CXF
5 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.23%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
3 4 (12.90%) Digital Media
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (12.90%) SCADA
3 4 (12.90%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) E-Commerce
2 18 (58.06%) SOA
3 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
7 7 (22.58%) DevOps
8 5 (16.13%) API Design
8 5 (16.13%) Migration
8 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) Content Management
9 4 (12.90%) CRM
9 4 (12.90%) Network Design
10 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
10 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
10 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
10 3 (9.68%) Project Management
11 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
11 2 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) CCDP
3 2 (6.45%) CCIE
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) OpenAM
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
1 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
3 4 (12.90%) Adobe
3 4 (12.90%) FatWire
3 4 (12.90%) Guidewire
3 4 (12.90%) hybris
3 4 (12.90%) MuleSoft
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Pega
3 4 (12.90%) Sitecore
4 3 (9.68%) F5
4 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) ForgeRock
5 2 (6.45%) Websense
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow