The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 454 410 405
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 145 159 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 81 77
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£515 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £699 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £515 £441
% change year-on-year
- +16.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £61.00 -
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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47812 45732 43181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.60% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30985 28273 25892
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1764 1854 1992
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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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
London -4 82 £500 -13.04% 19
North East - 24 £500 - 1
South East -31 13 £600 +26.31% 12
East of England +3 9 £493 -8.37% 1
West Midlands -5 4 £533 -2.09% 5
North West -19 4 - - 1
East Midlands -5 3 £450 -
Yorkshire -36 2 - - 2
South West -8 1 - - 2
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Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 79 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (19.68%) Finance
3 53 (16.83%) Oracle
4 51 (16.19%) Java
5 48 (15.24%) SOA
6 47 (14.92%) MongoDB
7 44 (13.97%) TOGAF
8 42 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 40 (12.70%) Ruby
9 40 (12.70%) Microsoft
10 38 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (12.06%) Big Data
11 36 (11.43%) NoSQL
12 35 (11.11%) User Experience
13 34 (10.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 33 (10.48%) Opscode Chef
14 33 (10.48%) JavaScript
14 33 (10.48%) .NET
15 32 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
15 32 (10.16%) Scala
16 31 (9.84%) HTML
17 30 (9.52%) SQL
18 29 (9.21%) Linux
19 27 (8.57%) Banking
20 26 (8.25%) Ruby on Rails
20 26 (8.25%) Django
20 26 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
20 26 (8.25%) Mentoring
21 25 (7.94%) Citrix
22 24 (7.62%) Scrum

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (7.30%) Node.js
2 14 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.81%) Confluence
4 9 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.59%) Lync
5 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.27%) CMS
7 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.95%) JBoss
8 2 (0.63%) Apache
8 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.63%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 9 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.54%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.63%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.32%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.32%) Cordys
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.32%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.32%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (5.71%) IaaS
4 16 (5.08%) SaaS
5 15 (4.76%) PaaS
5 15 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.59%) Office 365
7 3 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.32%) Heroku
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.17%) WAN
2 9 (2.86%) LAN
2 9 (2.86%) Firewall
3 8 (2.54%) SAN
4 7 (2.22%) Wireless
4 7 (2.22%) Network Security
4 7 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (1.90%) Software-Defined Networking
5 6 (1.90%) NetScaler
5 6 (1.90%) VLAN
5 6 (1.90%) Internet
5 6 (1.90%) SSL
6 5 (1.59%) MPLS
6 5 (1.59%) VPN
7 4 (1.27%) SNMP
7 4 (1.27%) SMTP
8 3 (0.95%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.95%) HTTP
8 3 (0.95%) SDH
8 3 (0.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.92%) MongoDB
2 38 (12.06%) Big Data
3 36 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 34 (10.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 32 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (6.35%) SQL Server
6 20 (6.35%) Hadoop
7 18 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 17 (5.40%) MySQL
8 17 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.90%) DataStage
9 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.90%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.27%) Redis
10 4 (1.27%) QlikView
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.95%) DB2
11 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (6.03%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.08%) JIRA
3 14 (4.44%) Selenium
4 8 (2.54%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.27%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.63%) WebLOAD
7 2 (0.63%) JUnit
7 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.63%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.63%) Subversion
8 1 (0.32%) Maven
8 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.32%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (19.68%) Finance
2 27 (8.57%) Banking
3 14 (4.44%) Marketing
4 13 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.81%) Retail
6 6 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.95%) Electronics
7 3 (0.95%) Legal
7 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.95%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.48%) .NET
2 31 (9.84%) HTML
3 26 (8.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 26 (8.25%) Django
4 24 (7.62%) AngularJS
5 20 (6.35%) Play Framework
6 19 (6.03%) Web Services
7 18 (5.71%) JSON
7 18 (5.71%) HTML5
8 16 (5.08%) RESTful
8 16 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (4.76%) Spring
9 15 (4.76%) CSS
10 10 (3.17%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.86%) Middleware
11 9 (2.86%) REST
12 8 (2.54%) jQuery
13 7 (2.22%) Ajax
13 7 (2.22%) WCF
14 6 (1.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.11%) User Experience
2 18 (5.71%) Visualisation
2 18 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.59%) RIA
6 5 (1.59%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.59%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.27%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.27%) Social Media
7 4 (1.27%) PKI
8 3 (0.95%) Clustering
8 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.95%) NHS
8 3 (0.95%) DTV
8 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.21%) Linux
2 21 (6.67%) UNIX
3 20 (6.35%) Windows
4 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.27%) Android
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) AIX
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.24%) SOA
3 44 (13.97%) TOGAF
4 42 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 38 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (8.25%) Mentoring
7 24 (7.62%) Scrum
8 23 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (7.30%) Data Architecture
9 22 (6.98%) Open Source
10 21 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 21 (6.67%) TDD
11 18 (5.71%) Validation
11 18 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 18 (5.71%) ITIL
11 18 (5.71%) Change Management
12 17 (5.40%) Configuration Management
12 17 (5.40%) Project Management
12 17 (5.40%) Software Architecture
12 17 (5.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.19%) Java
2 40 (12.70%) Ruby
3 33 (10.48%) JavaScript
4 32 (10.16%) Scala
5 30 (9.52%) SQL
6 19 (6.03%) Python
7 17 (5.40%) C#
7 17 (5.40%) R
8 5 (1.59%) Groovy
9 4 (1.27%) Clojure
10 3 (0.95%) C++
10 3 (0.95%) C
11 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.63%) VBScript
11 2 (0.63%) VB
11 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 20 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.13%) SC Cleared
2 13 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (3.17%) Degree
5 7 (2.22%) CCIE
5 7 (2.22%) CCNP
6 6 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.27%) VCAP
8 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.63%) CCDP
10 2 (0.63%) CCA
10 2 (0.63%) CCNA
10 2 (0.63%) CCDE
11 1 (0.32%) CISM
11 1 (0.32%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.59%) QA
2 5 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.27%) SLA
3 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) HL7
4 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.13%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.81%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.22%) vSphere
5 5 (1.59%) Docker
6 4 (1.27%) vCloud
7 2 (0.63%) XenServer
7 2 (0.63%) GPFS
7 2 (0.63%) Ceph
8 1 (0.32%) iptables
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 33 (10.48%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (5.71%) Puppet
3 16 (5.08%) StatsD
4 5 (1.59%) SCCM
5 4 (1.27%) SCOM
5 4 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.27%) Salt
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 53 (16.83%) Oracle
2 40 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.94%) Citrix
4 22 (6.98%) VMware
5 20 (6.35%) Tableau
6 18 (5.71%) Teradata
6 18 (5.71%) Cisco
7 15 (4.76%) Apigee
7 15 (4.76%) Mashery
8 13 (4.13%) IBM
9 11 (3.49%) SAP
9 11 (3.49%) Juniper
10 9 (2.86%) HP
11 8 (2.54%) Informatica
12 7 (2.22%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.22%) Brocade
13 6 (1.90%) NetApp
14 5 (1.59%) Adobe
14 5 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (1.59%) Trillium
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