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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 416 416 421
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 175 149 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 83 55
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£600 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £708 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 £475 £461
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -39.09%
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
46284 44438 38725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.57% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29150 27994 22829
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
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 1807 1851 1995
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +13 87 £559 -10.64% 26
North West -8 22 £655 +24.76% 3
South East -13 22 £503 +5.78% 4
North East - 17 £650 - 1
East of England -4 10 £535 +12.63% 3
Yorkshire -23 5 £700 +75.00% 1
South West +8 4 £500 -6.10%
West Midlands -10 4 £588 +21.90% 5
East Midlands -11 3 £600 - 1
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UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 83 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (21.34%) Finance
3 56 (17.07%) Java
4 51 (15.55%) .NET
4 51 (15.55%) Oracle
5 49 (14.94%) SOA
6 47 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (13.41%) TOGAF
8 42 (12.80%) MongoDB
9 41 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 41 (12.50%) Big Data
10 40 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
11 38 (11.59%) Ruby
11 38 (11.59%) JavaScript
12 34 (10.37%) User Experience
13 33 (10.06%) C#
14 32 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (9.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 31 (9.45%) NoSQL
16 28 (8.54%) HTML
17 27 (8.23%) SQL Server
17 27 (8.23%) Scrum
17 27 (8.23%) Node.js
17 27 (8.23%) Scala
17 27 (8.23%) Opscode Chef
17 27 (8.23%) AngularJS
18 26 (7.93%) Cloud Computing
18 26 (7.93%) Banking
18 26 (7.93%) SQL
18 26 (7.93%) Linux

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 27 (8.23%) Node.js
2 13 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.74%) Lync
4 7 (2.13%) Confluence
5 6 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.83%) Apache
6 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.22%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.22%) CMS
6 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.91%) SAS
8 2 (0.61%) Documentum
8 2 (0.61%) IIS
8 2 (0.61%) JBoss
8 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.22%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.30%) SPSS
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.61%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.93%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (6.10%) SaaS
4 16 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (4.88%) IaaS
5 15 (4.57%) PaaS
6 4 (1.22%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.30%) Heroku
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.44%) LAN
1 8 (2.44%) WAN
1 8 (2.44%) Network Security
2 7 (2.13%) Firewall
3 6 (1.83%) Wireless
3 6 (1.83%) SAN
3 6 (1.83%) Internet
4 5 (1.52%) SSL
4 5 (1.52%) VLAN
4 5 (1.52%) NetScaler
4 5 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.22%) MPLS
5 4 (1.22%) VPN
6 3 (0.91%) SNMP
6 3 (0.91%) SMTP
6 3 (0.91%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.91%) SDH
6 3 (0.91%) ATM
6 3 (0.91%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (0.91%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.80%) MongoDB
2 41 (12.50%) Big Data
3 32 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (9.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 31 (9.45%) NoSQL
5 27 (8.23%) SQL Server
6 24 (7.32%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.66%) MySQL
9 11 (3.35%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.44%) DataStage
11 7 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (2.13%) SAP BW
11 7 (2.13%) DB2
12 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.22%) Redis
13 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (3.35%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.05%) JIRA
3 8 (2.44%) Axure RP
4 6 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (1.83%) Selenium
5 3 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.30%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 70 (21.34%) Finance
2 26 (7.93%) Banking
3 15 (4.57%) Marketing
4 14 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.74%) Retail
6 6 (1.83%) Law
7 5 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.22%) Publishing
9 3 (0.91%) Electronics
9 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.61%) Games
10 2 (0.61%) Legal
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.30%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.55%) .NET
2 28 (8.54%) HTML
3 27 (8.23%) AngularJS
4 23 (7.01%) Ruby on Rails
5 20 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (5.79%) CSS
7 18 (5.49%) Django
8 15 (4.57%) ASP.NET
9 14 (4.27%) Web Services
10 13 (3.96%) Play Framework
11 12 (3.66%) jQuery
11 12 (3.66%) WCF
12 11 (3.35%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (3.05%) HTML5
13 10 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (3.05%) JSON
14 9 (2.74%) Spring
14 9 (2.74%) RESTful
14 9 (2.74%) Middleware
15 8 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.37%) User Experience
2 16 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.57%) Visualisation
4 12 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.83%) RIA
7 5 (1.52%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.52%) Human Factors
7 5 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.22%) NHS
8 4 (1.22%) Psychology
8 4 (1.22%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.91%) DTV
9 3 (0.91%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.91%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.93%) Linux
2 20 (6.10%) UNIX
3 18 (5.49%) Windows
4 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.22%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.22%) AIX
5 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.91%) Android
7 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (14.94%) SOA
3 47 (14.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (13.41%) TOGAF
5 40 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 27 (8.23%) Scrum
7 25 (7.62%) Project Management
8 24 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 23 (7.01%) ITIL
10 22 (6.71%) Data Modelling
10 22 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (6.71%) Data Architecture
11 21 (6.40%) Open Source
11 21 (6.40%) Analytics
12 20 (6.10%) Validation
12 20 (6.10%) E-Commerce
13 19 (5.79%) Data Governance
13 19 (5.79%) BDD
14 18 (5.49%) CRM
14 18 (5.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (17.07%) Java
2 38 (11.59%) JavaScript
2 38 (11.59%) Ruby
3 33 (10.06%) C#
4 27 (8.23%) Scala
5 26 (7.93%) SQL
6 19 (5.79%) Python
7 17 (5.18%) R
8 11 (3.35%) C++
9 4 (1.22%) PHP
9 4 (1.22%) ABAP
9 4 (1.22%) Groovy
9 4 (1.22%) Clojure
10 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.61%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.35%) Degree
3 11 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.52%) CCIE
4 5 (1.52%) CCNP
5 4 (1.22%) CCDP
6 3 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.91%) CCNA
6 3 (0.91%) VCAP
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) MCSD
7 1 (0.30%) CCDA
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) CCA
7 1 (0.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.83%) QA
1 6 (1.83%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.22%) SLA
2 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.30%) HL7
4 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.05%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.52%) Docker
5 4 (1.22%) vSphere
6 3 (0.91%) vCloud
7 2 (0.61%) GPFS
7 2 (0.61%) Ceph
8 1 (0.30%) iptables
8 1 (0.30%) XenServer
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 27 (8.23%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (4.88%) StatsD
3 12 (3.66%) Puppet
4 4 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.22%) SCCM
4 4 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.22%) Salt
5 3 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.30%) SCOM
7 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 51 (15.55%) Oracle
2 41 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.40%) Citrix
4 19 (5.79%) Teradata
4 19 (5.79%) Tableau
5 17 (5.18%) Cisco
5 17 (5.18%) SAP
6 16 (4.88%) VMware
7 15 (4.57%) Apigee
7 15 (4.57%) Mashery
8 12 (3.66%) Pega
9 11 (3.35%) IBM
10 10 (3.05%) Adobe
11 9 (2.74%) Informatica
12 8 (2.44%) Juniper
13 7 (2.13%) HP
13 7 (2.13%) Business Objects
14 6 (1.83%) Trillium
14 6 (1.83%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.83%) Brocade
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