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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 302 331 344
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 108 93 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.41% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 73 17
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£600 £560 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £476 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £760 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +3 19 £600 -14.28% 12
Croydon - 8 £700 -
Harrow - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (22.17%) Finance
2 44 (21.67%) TOGAF
3 38 (18.72%) Enterprise Architecture
4 34 (16.75%) Oracle
5 33 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (13.30%) Security Cleared
7 22 (10.84%) .NET
8 21 (10.34%) Java
9 20 (9.85%) User Experience
10 19 (9.36%) Mentoring
11 18 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (8.37%) Ruby
12 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (8.37%) Open Source
13 16 (7.88%) Banking
14 15 (7.39%) E-Commerce
14 15 (7.39%) SOA
14 15 (7.39%) ITIL
15 14 (6.90%) Service Management
16 13 (6.40%) SQL
16 13 (6.40%) Data Modelling
16 13 (6.40%) SC Cleared
16 13 (6.40%) Analytics
17 12 (5.91%) Big Data
17 12 (5.91%) Data Architecture
17 12 (5.91%) C#
18 11 (5.42%) HTML
18 11 (5.42%) Technical Architecture
18 11 (5.42%) Information Architecture
18 11 (5.42%) BDD

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (2.96%) JBoss
2 5 (2.46%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.49%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.49%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) CMS
3 1 (0.49%) LiveLink
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.49%) Mule
3 1 (0.49%) Node.js
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) SPSS
3 1 (0.49%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.49%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.46%) WAN
1 5 (2.46%) AMQP
2 4 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.48%) Network Security
4 2 (0.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.49%) LAN
5 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.49%) Firewall
5 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.49%) SAN
5 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.91%) Big Data
2 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.46%) DataStage
4 4 (1.97%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.97%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.97%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.99%) QlikView
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.99%) OLAP
6 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.49%) OLTP
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Subversion
2 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.99%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.99%) Maven
2 2 (0.99%) Selenium
3 1 (0.49%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.49%) ProC
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.49%) Firebug
3 1 (0.49%) Sublime Text
3 1 (0.49%) YourKit
General
1 45 (22.17%) Finance
2 16 (7.88%) Banking
3 9 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.45%) Retail
4 7 (3.45%) Marketing
5 6 (2.96%) Law
6 5 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.46%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.97%) Automotive
8 2 (0.99%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Military
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.84%) .NET
2 11 (5.42%) HTML
3 10 (4.93%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (4.93%) CSS
4 8 (3.94%) Web Services
5 6 (2.96%) REST
5 6 (2.96%) XML
6 5 (2.46%) Java EE
7 4 (1.97%) HTML5
7 4 (1.97%) J2EE
8 3 (1.48%) XHTML
8 3 (1.48%) Middleware
8 3 (1.48%) Ajax
8 3 (1.48%) jQuery
8 3 (1.48%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.48%) CSS3
9 2 (0.99%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.99%) JSON
9 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.85%) User Experience
2 17 (8.37%) Open Source
3 9 (4.43%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.45%) PACS
5 6 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.96%) CESG
5 6 (2.96%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.97%) NHS
8 3 (1.48%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.99%) Derivative
9 2 (0.99%) DTV
9 2 (0.99%) PMI
10 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.49%) LIMS
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.49%) Equities
10 1 (0.49%) STB
10 1 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.46%) UNIX
2 3 (1.48%) Windows
2 3 (1.48%) Linux
3 1 (0.49%) VMS
3 1 (0.49%) Solaris
3 1 (0.49%) zOS
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.49%) Android
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.67%) TOGAF
2 38 (18.72%) Enterprise Architecture
3 33 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.36%) Mentoring
5 18 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (7.39%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.39%) SOA
7 15 (7.39%) ITIL
8 14 (6.90%) Service Management
9 13 (6.40%) Data Modelling
9 13 (6.40%) Analytics
10 12 (5.91%) Data Architecture
11 11 (5.42%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (5.42%) Information Architecture
11 11 (5.42%) BDD
12 10 (4.93%) Project Management
13 9 (4.43%) Scrum
14 8 (3.94%) DevOps
14 8 (3.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.34%) Java
2 17 (8.37%) Ruby
3 13 (6.40%) SQL
4 12 (5.91%) C#
5 10 (4.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.45%) Python
6 7 (3.45%) C++
7 2 (0.99%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) Perl
8 1 (0.49%) Scala
8 1 (0.49%) Groovy
8 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.49%) R
8 1 (0.49%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (13.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.97%) CCDE
3 4 (1.97%) Degree
3 4 (1.97%) CCA
3 4 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.97%) CCIE
3 4 (1.97%) CCNP
3 4 (1.97%) CCNA
3 4 (1.97%) CCDA
3 4 (1.97%) CCDP
4 2 (0.99%) CISSP
4 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.49%) MCSE
5 1 (0.49%) CISA
5 1 (0.49%) CISM
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) QA
1 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.49%) Control-M
2 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 34 (16.75%) Oracle
2 9 (4.43%) Cerner
3 8 (3.94%) SAP
4 7 (3.45%) Cisco
5 6 (2.96%) Pega
5 6 (2.96%) Siebel
6 5 (2.46%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.97%) VMware
7 4 (1.97%) EMC
7 4 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.48%) IBM
8 3 (1.48%) Adobe
9 2 (0.99%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.99%) Teradata
9 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.99%) Informatica
10 1 (0.49%) Cognos
10 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.49%) Sybase
10 1 (0.49%) Sage
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