The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 323 314 318
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 88 101 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 58
Average daily rate
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£598 £549 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £655 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £65.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Architect
England

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 25 July 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 25 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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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
City of London -1 10 £625 +26.90% 8
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (18.42%) Oracle
2 33 (17.37%) TOGAF
3 29 (15.26%) Finance
3 29 (15.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (14.74%) Java
5 25 (13.16%) HTML
6 24 (12.63%) Technical Architecture
7 23 (12.11%) SOA
8 21 (11.05%) CSS
9 20 (10.53%) SQL
10 19 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 18 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (8.95%) Banking
12 17 (8.95%) Middleware
13 16 (8.42%) BDD
14 14 (7.37%) Security Architecture
14 14 (7.37%) Data Architecture
14 14 (7.37%) Data Modelling
14 14 (7.37%) Zachman Framework
15 13 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (6.32%) Ruby
16 12 (6.32%) Open Source
16 12 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (5.79%) Degree
17 11 (5.79%) Ruby on Rails
17 11 (5.79%) HTML5
17 11 (5.79%) Scrum
18 10 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (5.26%) ITIL

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.68%) Liferay
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.11%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.05%) Node.js
5 2 (1.05%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) GemFire
6 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.53%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.58%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.16%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (1.05%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.53%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.68%) Office 365
2 4 (2.11%) SaaS
2 4 (2.11%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.68%) Firewall
2 6 (3.16%) Wireless
3 5 (2.63%) Network Security
3 5 (2.63%) HTTP
3 5 (2.63%) SSL
4 4 (2.11%) Extranet
4 4 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.11%) FTP
5 3 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.58%) Multicast
5 3 (1.58%) LAN
5 3 (1.58%) WAN
5 3 (1.58%) MPLS
5 3 (1.58%) OSPF
5 3 (1.58%) BGP
6 2 (1.05%) VoIP
6 2 (1.05%) 4G
7 1 (0.53%) NAS
7 1 (0.53%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 9 (4.74%) Big Data
2 9 (4.74%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (3.68%) MySQL
5 6 (3.16%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.58%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.58%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.05%) SSDT
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.68%) JUnit
1 7 (3.68%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.11%) Selenium
2 4 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.58%) Hudson
3 3 (1.58%) Maven
3 3 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.58%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.05%) JBehave
4 2 (1.05%) Mockito
4 2 (1.05%) Subversion
4 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.53%) Firebug
5 1 (0.53%) Mocha
5 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (15.26%) Finance
2 17 (8.95%) Banking
3 8 (4.21%) Marketing
4 7 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.16%) Back Office
6 5 (2.63%) German Language
7 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.11%) Retail
8 3 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.05%) Front Office
9 2 (1.05%) Legal
9 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.05%) Billing
9 2 (1.05%) Dutch Language
9 2 (1.05%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.53%) Automotive
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.16%) HTML
2 21 (11.05%) CSS
3 17 (8.95%) Middleware
4 11 (5.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 11 (5.79%) HTML5
5 9 (4.74%) REST
5 9 (4.74%) CSS3
5 9 (4.74%) Ajax
6 8 (4.21%) jQuery
6 8 (4.21%) .NET
7 7 (3.68%) Spring
7 7 (3.68%) JSON
8 6 (3.16%) J2EE
9 5 (2.63%) Sass
10 4 (2.11%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.11%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.11%) Haml
11 3 (1.58%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.58%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.32%) Open Source
2 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.16%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (3.16%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.16%) PACS
3 4 (2.11%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.11%) Market Risk
4 3 (1.58%) RIA
4 3 (1.58%) NHS
5 2 (1.05%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.05%) Equities
5 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.05%) PKI
5 2 (1.05%) Derivative
5 2 (1.05%) Psychology
5 2 (1.05%) Human Factors
5 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.53%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.21%) UNIX
1 8 (4.21%) Linux
2 7 (3.68%) Windows
3 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.58%) Android
4 3 (1.58%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.05%) HPUX
5 2 (1.05%) Solaris
6 1 (0.53%) AIX
6 1 (0.53%) VMS
6 1 (0.53%) zOS
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.53%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.37%) TOGAF
2 29 (15.26%) Enterprise Architecture
3 24 (12.63%) Technical Architecture
4 23 (12.11%) SOA
5 18 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.42%) BDD
7 14 (7.37%) Data Architecture
7 14 (7.37%) Security Architecture
7 14 (7.37%) Zachman Framework
7 14 (7.37%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (6.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.79%) Scrum
11 10 (5.26%) ITIL
12 9 (4.74%) Migration
12 9 (4.74%) Risk Management
12 9 (4.74%) TDD
13 8 (4.21%) Information Management
13 8 (4.21%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.74%) Java
2 20 (10.53%) SQL
3 19 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.32%) Ruby
5 8 (4.21%) C#
6 3 (1.58%) C++
6 3 (1.58%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.58%) Scala
7 2 (1.05%) XPath
7 2 (1.05%) C
7 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.05%) PHP
8 1 (0.53%) Python
8 1 (0.53%) PHP5
8 1 (0.53%) Groovy
8 1 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (5.79%) Degree
2 7 (3.68%) CISSP
3 6 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.16%) CCIE
3 6 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.16%) CISA
3 6 (3.16%) CISM
4 3 (1.58%) MCTS
4 3 (1.58%) MCITP
4 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.05%) CCNP
5 2 (1.05%) CCNA
5 2 (1.05%) CCDA
5 2 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) CCDP
6 1 (0.53%) RHCE
6 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.11%) Basel III
2 3 (1.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.53%) Nmap
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (18.42%) Oracle
2 9 (4.74%) Cerner
3 8 (4.21%) Juniper
3 8 (4.21%) Cisco
4 7 (3.68%) SAP
5 6 (3.16%) Adobe
6 5 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.11%) EMC
7 4 (2.11%) Citrix
8 3 (1.58%) Informatica
8 3 (1.58%) HP
8 3 (1.58%) Kronos
9 2 (1.05%) McAfee
9 2 (1.05%) Brocade
9 2 (1.05%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.05%) VMware
9 2 (1.05%) Siebel
9 2 (1.05%) Sybase
9 2 (1.05%) Business Objects
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