The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 416 400 404
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 144 142 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 74 89
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£550 £523 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £353 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £65.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44157 42180 48388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.60% 92.69% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27428 25178 27561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1998 2467
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.68 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% -1.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Senior Architect
UK

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +6 85 £596 +8.32% 27
South East +3 25 £475 -5.00% 8
Yorkshire +2 8 £584 +34.97% 1
West Midlands -7 8 £544 +27.97% 7
East of England -18 8 £575 +57.53% 1
North West -4 4 £563 +66.66% 2
South West -29 4 £533 +33.12% 9
Midlands +3 1 £500 -
East Midlands +1 1 - - 1
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 62 (19.68%) Finance
2 54 (17.14%) Java
3 51 (16.19%) Oracle
4 47 (14.92%) TOGAF
5 39 (12.38%) Technical Architecture
6 35 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (9.84%) SQL
7 31 (9.84%) SOA
8 30 (9.52%) HTML
9 28 (8.89%) Project Management
10 26 (8.25%) .NET
10 26 (8.25%) CSS
10 26 (8.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 25 (7.94%) Banking
12 24 (7.62%) Degree
12 24 (7.62%) Data Modelling
13 23 (7.30%) JavaScript
13 23 (7.30%) Middleware
13 23 (7.30%) Open Source
14 22 (6.98%) Telecoms
15 21 (6.67%) Security Architecture
16 20 (6.35%) Zachman Framework
17 19 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (6.03%) 3G
18 18 (5.71%) SAP
18 18 (5.71%) Linux
18 18 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (5.71%) Computer Science
18 18 (5.71%) Analytics
19 17 (5.40%) BDD

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 13 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.22%) Liferay
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.27%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.27%) Apache
4 4 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.95%) Node.js
5 3 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (0.95%) Mule
6 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.63%) IIS
6 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.63%) MS Project
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) MS Office
5 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.63%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.63%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.32%) Metrica
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) Office 365
2 5 (1.59%) SaaS
2 5 (1.59%) PaaS
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.03%) 3G
2 12 (3.81%) Firewall
3 10 (3.17%) 4G
4 8 (2.54%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (2.54%) 2G
4 8 (2.54%) HTTP
4 8 (2.54%) SNMP
5 7 (2.22%) SSL
5 7 (2.22%) MPLS
5 7 (2.22%) Internet
5 7 (2.22%) LTE
6 6 (1.90%) Wireless
6 6 (1.90%) BGP
6 6 (1.90%) WAN
6 6 (1.90%) LAN
7 5 (1.59%) VoIP
7 5 (1.59%) Telnet
7 5 (1.59%) OSPF
7 5 (1.59%) Network Security
7 5 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (5.40%) MySQL
3 16 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.13%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.81%) Big Data
7 10 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.54%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (2.22%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.90%) DB2
11 6 (1.90%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.27%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.27%) HBase
13 3 (0.95%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 8 (2.54%) JUnit
1 8 (2.54%) Axure RP
2 5 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.27%) Selenium
3 4 (1.27%) Hudson
3 4 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.95%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.95%) Subversion
4 3 (0.95%) Maven
5 2 (0.63%) JIRA
5 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.63%) JBehave
5 2 (0.63%) Mockito
6 1 (0.32%) Mocha
6 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
General
1 62 (19.68%) Finance
2 25 (7.94%) Banking
3 22 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.81%) Marketing
5 8 (2.54%) Retail
6 7 (2.22%) Back Office
6 7 (2.22%) German Language
7 6 (1.90%) Billing
7 6 (1.90%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.95%) Front Office
11 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.63%) Automotive
11 2 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.63%) French Language
11 2 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.52%) HTML
2 26 (8.25%) .NET
2 26 (8.25%) CSS
3 23 (7.30%) Middleware
4 14 (4.44%) HTML5
5 13 (4.13%) REST
5 13 (4.13%) jQuery
6 12 (3.81%) CSS3
6 12 (3.81%) Ajax
6 12 (3.81%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (3.81%) J2EE
7 11 (3.49%) JSON
8 10 (3.17%) Spring
8 10 (3.17%) XML
9 8 (2.54%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.90%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.59%) Spring MVC
11 5 (1.59%) XSLT
11 5 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (1.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.30%) Open Source
2 18 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (1.59%) CESG
7 5 (1.59%) Clustering
8 4 (1.27%) NHS
8 4 (1.27%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.95%) RIA
9 3 (0.95%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.95%) Equities
10 2 (0.63%) Informatics
10 2 (0.63%) Psychology
10 2 (0.63%) Human Factors
10 2 (0.63%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.63%) PKI
10 2 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.71%) Linux
2 17 (5.40%) UNIX
3 11 (3.49%) Windows
4 9 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.54%) Android
6 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.59%) AIX
8 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.95%) Solaris
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.63%) HPUX
10 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.63%) VMS
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) zOS
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.32%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (14.92%) TOGAF
2 39 (12.38%) Technical Architecture
3 35 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (9.84%) SOA
5 28 (8.89%) Project Management
6 26 (8.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 24 (7.62%) Data Modelling
8 21 (6.67%) Security Architecture
9 20 (6.35%) Zachman Framework
10 18 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (5.71%) Analytics
11 17 (5.40%) BDD
12 16 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (4.76%) TDD
14 14 (4.44%) Scrum
14 14 (4.44%) Migration
14 14 (4.44%) ITIL
14 14 (4.44%) Configuration Management
14 14 (4.44%) MVC
14 14 (4.44%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.14%) Java
2 31 (9.84%) SQL
3 23 (7.30%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.08%) C#
4 16 (5.08%) Ruby
5 10 (3.17%) Perl
6 9 (2.86%) C++
6 9 (2.86%) Python
7 8 (2.54%) PHP
8 5 (1.59%) Scala
9 4 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.27%) PHP5
10 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.95%) R
11 2 (0.63%) XPath
11 2 (0.63%) C
12 1 (0.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (7.62%) Degree
2 16 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.13%) CISSP
4 11 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.17%) CISA
6 9 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.54%) CCIE
8 7 (2.22%) CISM
9 3 (0.95%) CCNP
9 3 (0.95%) CCNA
9 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.95%) MCTS
9 3 (0.95%) MCITP
10 2 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.63%) CCDA
10 2 (0.63%) CCA
10 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.32%) PMP
11 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.27%) SLA
1 4 (1.27%) BS7799
1 4 (1.27%) Basel III
2 3 (0.95%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) COBIT
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.95%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.63%) XenApp
4 2 (0.63%) XenServer
4 2 (0.63%) vSphere
4 2 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.32%) NFS
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.32%) vCloud
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.32%) Nmap
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.90%) Puppet
2 3 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.63%) SCCM
3 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) Netcool
4 1 (0.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 51 (16.19%) Oracle
2 18 (5.71%) SAP
3 15 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.49%) Cisco
5 9 (2.86%) Juniper
5 9 (2.86%) VMware
5 9 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.54%) Citrix
7 7 (2.22%) Adobe
7 7 (2.22%) Sybase
7 7 (2.22%) Huawei
8 6 (1.90%) IBM
9 5 (1.59%) Zend
9 5 (1.59%) Greenplum
10 4 (1.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.27%) Talend
10 4 (1.27%) HP
10 4 (1.27%) EMC
10 4 (1.27%) Nortel
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Greythorn
Rate: £60 - £62 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Steria
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 13 days ago