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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 433 411 412
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 155 145 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 82 75
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£525 £568 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.48% +9.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £414 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £508 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £72.50
% change year-on-year
- -53.79%
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
46875 44412 41390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.75% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30107 27634 24617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1774 1804 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.76 £38.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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 -10 90 £567 -5.50% 34
North East - 21 £625 -
South East -19 13 £515 +8.42% 11
East of England +1 8 £525 -8.69% 2
North West -13 7 £450 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -24 5 - - 1
East Midlands -4 3 £450 - 1
West Midlands -5 3 £490 -9.90% 4
South West -12 2 £500 -6.10%
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 77 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (19.94%) Finance
3 51 (16.40%) Java
3 51 (16.40%) Oracle
4 47 (15.11%) SOA
5 45 (14.47%) TOGAF
5 45 (14.47%) MongoDB
6 41 (13.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 41 (13.18%) Big Data
7 40 (12.86%) Microsoft
8 37 (11.90%) Ruby
9 35 (11.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 35 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (11.25%) User Experience
10 34 (10.93%) Data Warehouse
10 34 (10.93%) .NET
10 34 (10.93%) NoSQL
11 32 (10.29%) JavaScript
12 30 (9.65%) SQL
12 30 (9.65%) Scala
13 28 (9.00%) Opscode Chef
14 27 (8.68%) Mentoring
14 27 (8.68%) Ruby on Rails
14 27 (8.68%) Banking
14 27 (8.68%) HTML
15 26 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (8.04%) Linux
16 25 (8.04%) Scrum
16 25 (8.04%) Data Architecture
16 25 (8.04%) AngularJS

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 24 (7.72%) Node.js
2 14 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.57%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.57%) Confluence
4 5 (1.61%) Lync
5 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.29%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.96%) JBoss
6 3 (0.96%) Apache
6 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.96%) CMS
7 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.64%) SAS
7 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.89%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.96%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.64%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.32%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.32%) BigMachines
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
4 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.72%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (6.75%) SaaS
4 16 (5.14%) PaaS
4 16 (5.14%) IaaS
5 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.61%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.32%) Heroku
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.89%) LAN
1 9 (2.89%) WAN
1 9 (2.89%) Firewall
2 8 (2.57%) SAN
3 7 (2.25%) Wireless
3 7 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (1.93%) NetScaler
4 6 (1.93%) VLAN
4 6 (1.93%) Internet
4 6 (1.93%) SSL
5 5 (1.61%) MPLS
5 5 (1.61%) VPN
5 5 (1.61%) Network Security
6 4 (1.29%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (1.29%) SNMP
6 4 (1.29%) SMTP
7 3 (0.96%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.96%) SDH
7 3 (0.96%) ATM
7 3 (0.96%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.47%) MongoDB
2 41 (13.18%) Big Data
3 35 (11.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 34 (10.93%) NoSQL
4 34 (10.93%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (7.72%) SQL Server
6 21 (6.75%) Hadoop
7 18 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (5.14%) MySQL
9 14 (4.50%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.89%) DataStage
11 7 (2.25%) SAP BW
11 7 (2.25%) DB2
11 7 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (1.93%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (1.29%) QlikView
14 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.29%) Redis
14 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.18%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.86%) JIRA
3 8 (2.57%) Selenium
4 5 (1.61%) Axure RP
5 4 (1.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.64%) Subversion
7 2 (0.64%) JUnit
8 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.32%) Maven
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.32%) Mockito
8 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.32%) FitNesse
General
1 62 (19.94%) Finance
2 27 (8.68%) Banking
3 15 (4.82%) Marketing
4 12 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.57%) Retail
6 7 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Publishing
7 4 (1.29%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.96%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.93%) .NET
2 27 (8.68%) HTML
2 27 (8.68%) Ruby on Rails
3 25 (8.04%) AngularJS
4 23 (7.40%) Django
5 17 (5.47%) CSS
5 17 (5.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (5.47%) Play Framework
6 16 (5.14%) Web Services
7 14 (4.50%) JSON
8 13 (4.18%) HTML5
9 12 (3.86%) Spring
9 12 (3.86%) RESTful
9 12 (3.86%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.54%) Middleware
11 10 (3.22%) WCF
11 10 (3.22%) jQuery
12 9 (2.89%) REST
12 9 (2.89%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.25%) User Experience
2 17 (5.47%) Visualisation
3 15 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.18%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.93%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.93%) RIA
6 6 (1.93%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.61%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.29%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.29%) PKI
9 3 (0.96%) Human Factors
9 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.96%) Clustering
9 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.96%) NHS
9 3 (0.96%) DTV
9 3 (0.96%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.04%) Linux
2 21 (6.75%) Windows
3 18 (5.79%) UNIX
4 6 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.29%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.29%) AIX
5 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.96%) Android
7 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.11%) SOA
3 45 (14.47%) TOGAF
4 41 (13.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 35 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (8.68%) Mentoring
7 26 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (8.04%) Scrum
8 25 (8.04%) Data Architecture
9 23 (7.40%) ITIL
10 22 (7.07%) Data Modelling
11 21 (6.75%) TDD
12 19 (6.11%) Validation
12 19 (6.11%) Change Management
12 19 (6.11%) Data Governance
13 18 (5.79%) Software Architecture
13 18 (5.79%) BDD
13 18 (5.79%) Project Management
14 17 (5.47%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.47%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.40%) Java
2 37 (11.90%) Ruby
3 32 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.65%) SQL
4 30 (9.65%) Scala
5 19 (6.11%) C#
6 17 (5.47%) R
7 15 (4.82%) Python
8 5 (1.61%) Groovy
9 4 (1.29%) C++
9 4 (1.29%) ABAP
9 4 (1.29%) Clojure
10 3 (0.96%) C
10 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.64%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.32%) Tcl
12 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (6.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.86%) Degree
5 7 (2.25%) CCNP
6 6 (1.93%) CCIE
6 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.29%) CCNA
7 4 (1.29%) CCDP
7 4 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.29%) VCAP
7 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.64%) CCDE
10 1 (0.32%) CISM
10 1 (0.32%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.32%) MCTS
10 1 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.61%) QA
2 5 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
5 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (3.86%) Active Directory
1 12 (3.86%) Hyper-V
2 10 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.93%) vSphere
4 5 (1.61%) Docker
5 4 (1.29%) vCloud
6 2 (0.64%) GPFS
6 2 (0.64%) Ceph
7 1 (0.32%) iptables
7 1 (0.32%) XenServer
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 28 (9.00%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (5.14%) StatsD
3 13 (4.18%) Puppet
4 4 (1.29%) SCCM
4 4 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.29%) Salt
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.64%) SCOM
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 51 (16.40%) Oracle
2 40 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.40%) Citrix
4 20 (6.43%) Tableau
5 19 (6.11%) VMware
5 19 (6.11%) Teradata
6 17 (5.47%) Cisco
7 16 (5.14%) SAP
8 15 (4.82%) Apigee
8 15 (4.82%) Mashery
9 14 (4.50%) IBM
10 11 (3.54%) Juniper
10 11 (3.54%) Informatica
11 8 (2.57%) HP
11 8 (2.57%) Business Objects
12 7 (2.25%) Adobe
12 7 (2.25%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.25%) Brocade
13 6 (1.93%) NetApp
14 5 (1.61%) Trillium
City, London
Red10
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago