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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 423 410 445
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 150 157 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.35% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 89 44
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£600 £524 £548
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% -4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £363 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £714 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £498 £525
% change year-on-year
+20.60% -5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
46038 44890 39234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.43% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28471 27469 23064
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1820 1898 2085
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -28 65 £538 -3.58% 23
North West -10 19 £675 +32.35% 2
South East -34 19 £526 +0.23% 14
East of England +19 17 £613 +36.11% 4
West Midlands -2 12 £425 -12.37%
East Midlands +1 6 £600 +100.00%
Yorkshire -3 5 £613 +88.46% 2
South West -3 4 £500 - 2
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 72 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (19.94%) Finance
3 53 (16.77%) .NET
4 51 (16.14%) Java
5 41 (12.97%) TOGAF
6 40 (12.66%) User Experience
7 38 (12.03%) Oracle
8 36 (11.39%) Big Data
9 35 (11.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 34 (10.76%) C#
10 34 (10.76%) SOA
11 33 (10.44%) Security Cleared
12 32 (10.13%) Microsoft
13 31 (9.81%) JavaScript
14 30 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (9.18%) Ruby
16 28 (8.86%) MongoDB
16 28 (8.86%) E-Commerce
17 27 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
17 27 (8.54%) Banking
18 26 (8.23%) Analytics
18 26 (8.23%) ITIL
19 25 (7.91%) Node.js
20 24 (7.59%) AngularJS
20 24 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
20 24 (7.59%) Scrum
21 23 (7.28%) SQL Server
21 23 (7.28%) HTML
21 23 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
21 23 (7.28%) Apache Cassandra

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 25 (7.91%) Node.js
2 10 (3.16%) Lync
3 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.22%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (1.90%) Apache
5 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.27%) CMS
6 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.95%) SAS
7 3 (0.95%) JBoss
7 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.63%) Documentum
8 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.32%) IIS
9 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.27%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) SAP SCM
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.11%) IaaS
4 12 (3.80%) SaaS
5 5 (1.58%) PaaS
5 5 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.27%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.90%) Internet
2 5 (1.58%) Network Security
2 5 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (1.58%) WAN
3 3 (0.95%) LAN
3 3 (0.95%) SAN
3 3 (0.95%) AMQP
4 2 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.63%) Wireless
4 2 (0.63%) ATM
4 2 (0.63%) SDH
4 2 (0.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.32%) WLAN
5 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.39%) Big Data
2 28 (8.86%) MongoDB
3 27 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (7.28%) SQL Server
4 23 (7.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (7.28%) Hadoop
5 20 (6.33%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.16%) DataStage
7 9 (2.85%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.22%) MySQL
8 7 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (2.22%) SAP BW
9 5 (1.58%) DB2
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (0.95%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Axure RP
2 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.32%) YourKit
4 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.32%) ProC
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Maven
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 63 (19.94%) Finance
2 27 (8.54%) Banking
3 11 (3.48%) Retail
3 11 (3.48%) Marketing
4 9 (2.85%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.22%) Law
6 6 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.27%) Publishing
7 4 (1.27%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) Games
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (16.77%) .NET
2 24 (7.59%) AngularJS
3 23 (7.28%) HTML
4 20 (6.33%) CSS
5 18 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (5.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (4.43%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.11%) WCF
9 11 (3.48%) jQuery
9 11 (3.48%) Web Services
9 11 (3.48%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (2.85%) .NET Framework
12 8 (2.53%) Django
12 8 (2.53%) Play Framework
13 6 (1.90%) REST
13 6 (1.90%) Ajax
14 5 (1.58%) CSS3
14 5 (1.58%) HTML5
14 5 (1.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.66%) User Experience
2 21 (6.65%) Open Source
3 20 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.11%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.53%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.90%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.58%) NHS
7 5 (1.58%) Human Factors
7 5 (1.58%) RIA
8 4 (1.27%) Psychology
8 4 (1.27%) Clustering
8 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.95%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.95%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.96%) Linux
2 16 (5.06%) UNIX
3 11 (3.48%) Windows
4 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.95%) Android
6 3 (0.95%) AIX
7 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (12.97%) TOGAF
3 35 (11.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 34 (10.76%) SOA
5 30 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (8.86%) E-Commerce
7 26 (8.23%) ITIL
7 26 (8.23%) Analytics
8 24 (7.59%) Scrum
9 23 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (6.96%) Mentoring
11 21 (6.65%) Data Modelling
12 20 (6.33%) Data Architecture
13 19 (6.01%) Project Management
14 18 (5.70%) BDD
14 18 (5.70%) Data Governance
15 17 (5.38%) Information Architecture
16 15 (4.75%) Service Management
16 15 (4.75%) CRM
16 15 (4.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.14%) Java
2 34 (10.76%) C#
3 31 (9.81%) JavaScript
4 29 (9.18%) Ruby
5 18 (5.70%) SQL
6 17 (5.38%) Python
6 17 (5.38%) Scala
7 15 (4.75%) R
8 13 (4.11%) C++
9 6 (1.90%) PHP
10 4 (1.27%) ABAP
10 4 (1.27%) Groovy
11 3 (0.95%) Clojure
12 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (10.44%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.80%) Degree
3 12 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.16%) CCDP
5 9 (2.85%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.53%) CCNA
7 7 (2.22%) CCIE
8 3 (0.95%) CCNP
8 3 (0.95%) CCDA
8 3 (0.95%) CCA
8 3 (0.95%) CCDE
9 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.32%) CISSP
10 1 (0.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.58%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.27%) SLA
2 4 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) HL7
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.27%) Docker
4 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.32%) GPFS
5 1 (0.32%) Ceph
5 1 (0.32%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.11%) StatsD
3 6 (1.90%) SCCM
4 4 (1.27%) Puppet
4 4 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.95%) Salt
6 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.32%) SCOM
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (12.03%) Oracle
2 32 (10.13%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.38%) Cisco
3 17 (5.38%) Teradata
4 15 (4.75%) SAP
4 15 (4.75%) Tableau
5 14 (4.43%) Citrix
6 10 (3.16%) Adobe
6 10 (3.16%) Pega
6 10 (3.16%) VMware
7 7 (2.22%) IBM
7 7 (2.22%) Business Objects
7 7 (2.22%) Informatica
8 5 (1.58%) EMC
8 5 (1.58%) Twitter
9 4 (1.27%) HP
10 3 (0.95%) Cognos
10 3 (0.95%) Trillium
10 3 (0.95%) Juniper
10 3 (0.95%) Sitecore
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