The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 340 340 328
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 89 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 44 42
Average daily rate
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£575 £536 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +9.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £366 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £650 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £60.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
Senior Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Architect across the London region.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect across the London region.

Senior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 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
City of London +7 12 £600 +7.28% 11
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 37 (20.56%) Oracle
2 33 (18.33%) TOGAF
3 30 (16.67%) Finance
4 25 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 18 (10.00%) SQL
6 17 (9.44%) SOA
6 17 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (9.44%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.89%) Banking
7 16 (8.89%) Java
8 15 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
9 14 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (7.78%) HTML
9 14 (7.78%) Data Modelling
10 13 (7.22%) Security Cleared
10 13 (7.22%) Data Architecture
10 13 (7.22%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.67%) Big Data
11 12 (6.67%) Migration
12 11 (6.11%) ITIL
12 11 (6.11%) JavaScript
12 11 (6.11%) Analytics
12 11 (6.11%) BDD
13 10 (5.56%) Middleware
13 10 (5.56%) CSS
13 10 (5.56%) CRM
13 10 (5.56%) Telecoms
14 9 (5.00%) Ruby
14 9 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.11%) Node.js
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) SAS
5 1 (0.56%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) SPSS
3 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.33%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) WAN
1 6 (3.33%) Firewall
2 5 (2.78%) Wireless
3 4 (2.22%) LAN
3 4 (2.22%) FTP
4 3 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.67%) MPLS
4 3 (1.67%) OSPF
4 3 (1.67%) BGP
4 3 (1.67%) Extranet
4 3 (1.67%) Multicast
5 2 (1.11%) Network Security
5 2 (1.11%) NAS
5 2 (1.11%) 4G
5 2 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.11%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) CTI
6 1 (0.56%) 3G
6 1 (0.56%) HTTP
6 1 (0.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.67%) Big Data
2 7 (3.89%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.22%) MySQL
5 4 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.56%) DataStage
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Selenium
2 3 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.67%) Maven
2 3 (1.67%) Hudson
3 2 (1.11%) JBehave
3 2 (1.11%) Mockito
3 2 (1.11%) Subversion
3 2 (1.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.11%) JUnit
4 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.56%) Firebug
4 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) Sublime Text
General
1 30 (16.67%) Finance
2 16 (8.89%) Banking
3 10 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.00%) Marketing
5 8 (4.44%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.78%) Back Office
6 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.22%) Retail
7 4 (2.22%) German Language
8 2 (1.11%) French Language
8 2 (1.11%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Military
9 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
9 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.78%) HTML
2 10 (5.56%) CSS
2 10 (5.56%) Middleware
3 9 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (5.00%) HTML5
4 8 (4.44%) REST
5 7 (3.89%) jQuery
5 7 (3.89%) Web Services
5 7 (3.89%) .NET
6 6 (3.33%) Ajax
6 6 (3.33%) CSS3
7 5 (2.78%) JSON
8 4 (2.22%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.22%) J2EE
8 4 (2.22%) XML
9 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.67%) Spring
9 3 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.67%) Backbone.js
10 2 (1.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.00%) User Experience
2 7 (3.89%) Open Source
2 7 (3.89%) PACS
2 7 (3.89%) CESG
3 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.22%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.67%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.67%) NHS
7 2 (1.11%) DTV
7 2 (1.11%) PMI
7 2 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.11%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.11%) Equities
7 2 (1.11%) Derivative
8 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.44%) UNIX
2 7 (3.89%) Windows
3 6 (3.33%) Linux
4 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.22%) Android
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.67%) Solaris
7 2 (1.11%) HPUX
7 2 (1.11%) VMS
7 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.56%) zOS
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.56%) VME
8 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.33%) TOGAF
2 25 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (9.44%) Technical Architecture
3 17 (9.44%) SOA
3 17 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
6 14 (7.78%) Data Modelling
6 14 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.22%) Data Architecture
7 13 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 12 (6.67%) Migration
9 11 (6.11%) ITIL
9 11 (6.11%) BDD
9 11 (6.11%) Analytics
10 10 (5.56%) CRM
11 8 (4.44%) Security Testing
11 8 (4.44%) Security Architecture
12 7 (3.89%) Data Governance
12 7 (3.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.00%) SQL
2 16 (8.89%) Java
3 11 (6.11%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.00%) Ruby
5 4 (2.22%) C#
6 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.67%) Scala
7 2 (1.11%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (1.11%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.11%) XPath
7 2 (1.11%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.44%) CISSP
3 7 (3.89%) CISA
3 7 (3.89%) CISM
3 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.33%) CCIE
5 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.22%) Degree
6 3 (1.67%) MCTS
6 3 (1.67%) MCITP
6 3 (1.67%) CCNP
6 3 (1.67%) CCNA
6 3 (1.67%) CCDA
7 2 (1.11%) CCDP
7 2 (1.11%) CCA
7 2 (1.11%) CCDE
7 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.11%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) Basel III
2 3 (1.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.11%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Nmap
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.56%) Control-M
2 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 37 (20.56%) Oracle
2 9 (5.00%) Cerner
3 7 (3.89%) SAP
3 7 (3.89%) Siebel
4 6 (3.33%) Cisco
4 6 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.33%) EMC
5 5 (2.78%) VMware
6 4 (2.22%) Pega
6 4 (2.22%) Citrix
7 3 (1.67%) Informatica
7 3 (1.67%) Adobe
7 3 (1.67%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.11%) Brocade
8 2 (1.11%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.11%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.11%) HP
8 2 (1.11%) IBM
8 2 (1.11%) NetApp
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