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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 398 430 435
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 188 130 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 67 74
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£563 £500 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £61.00 £60.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £60.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
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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
47639 44687 49823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.80% 92.79% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27384 28500
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1896 1919 2491
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +31 103 £600 +14.28% 21
South East +16 34 £546 +21.38% 4
West Midlands -7 11 £525 +15.06% 1
East of England -22 9 £600 - 2
Yorkshire +2 6 £513 -6.81% 3
North West -4 6 £563 +60.71% 1
South West -25 5 £400 +6.66% 7
East Midlands +3 1 - -
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Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 58 (17.31%) Finance
2 57 (17.01%) Oracle
3 51 (15.22%) TOGAF
4 44 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (11.64%) Telecoms
6 37 (11.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 35 (10.45%) SQL
7 35 (10.45%) Java
8 31 (9.25%) Project Management
8 31 (9.25%) Technical Architecture
8 31 (9.25%) Security Cleared
9 30 (8.96%) SOA
10 28 (8.36%) Data Modelling
11 27 (8.06%) ITIL
12 26 (7.76%) 3G
13 24 (7.16%) Degree
14 23 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (6.57%) Open Source
16 20 (5.97%) Banking
16 20 (5.97%) Analytics
16 20 (5.97%) Mentoring
17 19 (5.67%) SC Cleared
18 18 (5.37%) Middleware
18 18 (5.37%) SAP
19 17 (5.07%) HTML
19 17 (5.07%) CRM
19 17 (5.07%) Microsoft
19 17 (5.07%) Migration
19 17 (5.07%) Zachman Framework

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 14 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.09%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.19%) Node.js
4 4 (1.19%) Lync
4 4 (1.19%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.60%) IIS
6 2 (0.60%) Apache
6 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.60%) MS Project
3 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) SPSS
4 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (2.09%) Cerner Millennium
2 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.60%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.30%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.30%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.09%) Office 365
2 5 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.90%) SaaS
4 2 (0.60%) PaaS
4 2 (0.60%) IaaS
4 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.30%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.76%) 3G
2 14 (4.18%) Internet
3 12 (3.58%) Broadband
4 11 (3.28%) WAN
4 11 (3.28%) 4G
5 10 (2.99%) LTE
6 7 (2.09%) Wireless
6 7 (2.09%) Firewall
6 7 (2.09%) MPLS
6 7 (2.09%) LAN
7 6 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.49%) OSPF
8 5 (1.49%) BGP
8 5 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (1.49%) VoIP
8 5 (1.49%) SAN
9 4 (1.19%) FTP
10 3 (0.90%) SNMP
10 3 (0.90%) 2G
10 3 (0.90%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.78%) Big Data
2 13 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.28%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.39%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.39%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.79%) DB2
7 6 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.19%) MySQL
8 4 (1.19%) HBase
8 4 (1.19%) Redis
8 4 (1.19%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.19%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.19%) Hudson
2 4 (1.19%) JIRA
2 4 (1.19%) Selenium
3 3 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.90%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.90%) JUnit
3 3 (0.90%) Subversion
3 3 (0.90%) Maven
3 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.60%) Ant
4 2 (0.60%) ERwin
4 2 (0.60%) JBehave
4 2 (0.60%) Mockito
4 2 (0.60%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.30%) Firebug
5 1 (0.30%) MSI
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 58 (17.31%) Finance
2 39 (11.64%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.97%) Banking
4 15 (4.48%) Marketing
5 13 (3.88%) Retail
6 12 (3.58%) Billing
7 8 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.39%) Back Office
8 7 (2.09%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.90%) Automotive
9 3 (0.90%) German Language
10 2 (0.60%) French Language
10 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.60%) Electronics
10 2 (0.60%) Front Office
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.37%) Middleware
2 17 (5.07%) HTML
3 15 (4.48%) .NET
3 15 (4.48%) jQuery
4 13 (3.88%) CSS
5 11 (3.28%) HTML5
6 10 (2.99%) XML
7 9 (2.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (2.69%) Web Services
8 8 (2.39%) Ajax
8 8 (2.39%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.39%) J2EE
8 8 (2.39%) REST
9 7 (2.09%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.09%) Spring
9 7 (2.09%) JSON
10 6 (1.79%) Spring MVC
10 6 (1.79%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.79%) CSS3
11 5 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.57%) Open Source
2 17 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.48%) User Experience
4 13 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.39%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.39%) PACS
7 7 (2.09%) CESG
7 7 (2.09%) NHS
7 7 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.49%) Clustering
9 3 (0.90%) DTV
9 3 (0.90%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.60%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.60%) Informatics
10 2 (0.60%) FMCG
10 2 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.78%) Linux
2 13 (3.88%) UNIX
3 12 (3.58%) Windows
4 11 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.99%) Android
6 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.19%) Solaris
7 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.90%) AIX
8 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.60%) HPUX
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.60%) VMS
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) zOS
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.30%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.22%) TOGAF
2 44 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (11.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 31 (9.25%) Project Management
4 31 (9.25%) Technical Architecture
5 30 (8.96%) SOA
6 28 (8.36%) Data Modelling
7 27 (8.06%) ITIL
8 23 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (6.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (5.97%) Analytics
9 20 (5.97%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.07%) Zachman Framework
10 17 (5.07%) CRM
10 17 (5.07%) Migration
11 16 (4.78%) MVC
12 15 (4.48%) Data Architecture
13 13 (3.88%) Validation
14 12 (3.58%) BDD
15 10 (2.99%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.45%) Java
1 35 (10.45%) SQL
2 16 (4.78%) JavaScript
3 9 (2.69%) Ruby
4 7 (2.09%) C#
5 6 (1.79%) PHP
5 6 (1.79%) Python
6 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.19%) PHP5
6 4 (1.19%) Perl
7 3 (0.90%) Scala
7 3 (0.90%) R
8 2 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (0.60%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.60%) XPath
9 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (9.25%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.16%) Degree
3 19 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.69%) CISSP
6 8 (2.39%) CCIE
6 8 (2.39%) CISM
7 7 (2.09%) CCNA
7 7 (2.09%) CISA
8 6 (1.79%) CCDP
9 4 (1.19%) CCA
9 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.90%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.90%) CCDA
10 3 (0.90%) CCNP
10 3 (0.90%) MCTS
10 3 (0.90%) MCITP
11 2 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.60%) CCDE
11 2 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.19%) Basel III
2 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
2 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.90%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) COBIT
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 11 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.90%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.60%) XenApp
4 2 (0.60%) XenServer
4 2 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.60%) vSphere
4 2 (0.60%) vCloud
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.30%) NFS
5 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) Nmap
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (0.90%) Puppet
2 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) SCOM
3 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.30%) Netcool
3 1 (0.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.30%) Control-M
3 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 57 (17.01%) Oracle
2 18 (5.37%) SAP
3 17 (5.07%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.48%) Cisco
5 13 (3.88%) VMware
6 10 (2.99%) Cerner
7 8 (2.39%) EMC
7 8 (2.39%) Citrix
7 8 (2.39%) Siebel
8 7 (2.09%) IBM
9 6 (1.79%) Sybase
10 5 (1.49%) JBoss
10 5 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.49%) Twitter
10 5 (1.49%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.49%) Zend
10 5 (1.49%) Pega
11 4 (1.19%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.90%) Cognos
12 3 (0.90%) Adobe
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