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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 404 397 454
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 153 142 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 93 38
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£550 £550 £523
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £440 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £510 £523
% change year-on-year
+15.19% -2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Architect
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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
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 +21 93 £550 - 27
South East -15 15 £500 -4.76% 12
North West -11 12 £600 -7.69%
Yorkshire +2 11 £525 +5.00% 1
East of England - 10 £638 - 1
East Midlands +17 4 £488 +62.50% 1
West Midlands -1 3 £455 +10.97% 3
South West -17 3 £575 - 3
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 69 (21.56%) Finance
2 65 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (13.44%) TOGAF
4 42 (13.13%) Security Cleared
5 41 (12.81%) Java
6 40 (12.50%) .NET
7 35 (10.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 33 (10.31%) User Experience
9 32 (10.00%) SOA
10 31 (9.69%) Oracle
11 29 (9.06%) ITIL
12 27 (8.44%) Open Source
13 25 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (7.81%) Banking
13 25 (7.81%) HTML
13 25 (7.81%) C#
14 24 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (7.50%) Analytics
14 24 (7.50%) SC Cleared
14 24 (7.50%) Mentoring
15 23 (7.19%) Microsoft
15 23 (7.19%) Data Modelling
16 22 (6.88%) E-Commerce
16 22 (6.88%) CRM
16 22 (6.88%) Project Management
17 21 (6.56%) Cisco
17 21 (6.56%) CSS
17 21 (6.56%) Scrum
18 20 (6.25%) JavaScript
18 20 (6.25%) Ruby

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (3.44%) Lync
2 10 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.19%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.88%) Node.js
5 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.88%) JBoss
6 5 (1.56%) Apache
7 3 (0.94%) CMS
8 2 (0.63%) Confluence
8 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.63%) SAS
8 2 (0.63%) Documentum
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.31%) CICS
9 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.31%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.88%) MS Excel
1 6 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.31%) Summit
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.06%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.81%) SaaS
3 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.50%) WAN
2 7 (2.19%) 3G
3 6 (1.88%) Internet
4 5 (1.56%) AMQP
4 5 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.25%) Network Security
5 4 (1.25%) Broadband
5 4 (1.25%) LAN
5 4 (1.25%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) 4G
6 2 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.63%) Firewall
6 2 (0.63%) VoIP
7 1 (0.31%) Multicast
7 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.31%) DMZ
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.31%) NAS
7 1 (0.31%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
1 18 (5.63%) Big Data
2 16 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.69%) MongoDB
3 15 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.50%) DataStage
6 7 (2.19%) DB2
7 6 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.56%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.56%) MySQL
8 5 (1.56%) OLAP
9 4 (1.25%) SAP HANA
9 4 (1.25%) QlikView
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.94%) OLTP
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Axure RP
2 5 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (1.25%) Selenium
3 4 (1.25%) JIRA
4 3 (0.94%) ERwin
5 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.63%) Maven
5 2 (0.63%) Subversion
6 1 (0.31%) YourKit
6 1 (0.31%) ProC
6 1 (0.31%) Ant
6 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (21.56%) Finance
2 25 (7.81%) Banking
3 19 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 17 (5.31%) Retail
5 10 (3.13%) Marketing
6 8 (2.50%) Law
7 7 (2.19%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.25%) Automotive
8 4 (1.25%) Billing
9 3 (0.94%) Back Office
9 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Publishing
10 2 (0.63%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Military
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.50%) .NET
2 25 (7.81%) HTML
3 21 (6.56%) CSS
4 10 (3.13%) Web Services
5 9 (2.81%) XML
5 9 (2.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 8 (2.50%) jQuery
6 8 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.50%) Middleware
7 7 (2.19%) WCF
7 7 (2.19%) HTML5
7 7 (2.19%) REST
8 6 (1.88%) Backbone.js
8 6 (1.88%) Django
8 6 (1.88%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.88%) Java EE
8 6 (1.88%) J2EE
9 5 (1.56%) Ajax
9 5 (1.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.31%) User Experience
2 27 (8.44%) Open Source
3 13 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.44%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.19%) CESG
6 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.88%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.88%) Clustering
8 5 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.56%) RIA
9 4 (1.25%) Psychology
9 4 (1.25%) Human Factors
9 4 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.25%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.94%) NHS
11 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.63%) Derivative
11 2 (0.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.38%) Linux
2 8 (2.50%) UNIX
3 7 (2.19%) Windows
4 3 (0.94%) AIX
4 3 (0.94%) Android
4 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.31%) VMS
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (13.44%) TOGAF
3 35 (10.94%) Enterprise Architecture
4 32 (10.00%) SOA
5 29 (9.06%) ITIL
6 25 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (7.50%) Analytics
7 24 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 23 (7.19%) Data Modelling
9 22 (6.88%) E-Commerce
9 22 (6.88%) CRM
9 22 (6.88%) Project Management
10 21 (6.56%) Scrum
11 19 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
12 17 (5.31%) Information Architecture
12 17 (5.31%) Data Architecture
13 16 (5.00%) Service Management
14 14 (4.38%) Software Architecture
15 13 (4.06%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (12.81%) Java
2 25 (7.81%) C#
3 20 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 20 (6.25%) Ruby
4 12 (3.75%) Scala
4 12 (3.75%) Python
4 12 (3.75%) C++
5 11 (3.44%) SQL
6 6 (1.88%) PHP
7 4 (1.25%) ABAP
8 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.31%) Dart
9 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.31%) COBOL
9 1 (0.31%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) Groovy
9 1 (0.31%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.00%) Degree
4 14 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.06%) CCDP
6 12 (3.75%) CCNA
7 6 (1.88%) CCIE
8 4 (1.25%) CCDE
8 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.25%) CCNP
8 4 (1.25%) CCDA
8 4 (1.25%) CCA
9 1 (0.31%) CISSP
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.31%) ISEB
9 1 (0.31%) MCSE
9 1 (0.31%) CISA
9 1 (0.31%) CISM
9 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.63%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.88%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.25%) Puppet
2 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.31%) Control-M
4 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.31%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 31 (9.69%) Oracle
2 23 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.56%) Cisco
4 14 (4.38%) Pega
5 12 (3.75%) SAP
6 9 (2.81%) Adobe
6 9 (2.81%) VMware
7 8 (2.50%) IBM
8 7 (2.19%) EMC
8 7 (2.19%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.88%) Cognos
10 5 (1.56%) Siebel
10 5 (1.56%) Twitter
11 4 (1.25%) Informatica
11 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.25%) HP
12 3 (0.94%) Teradata
12 3 (0.94%) Riverbed
12 3 (0.94%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.63%) F5
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