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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 321 332 323
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 92 88 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 58 55
Average daily rate
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£525 £563 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £538 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.95% +19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.66%
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
City of London +15 21 £563 -8.16% 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £488 -
Croydon - 1 £850 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 47 (25.97%) Finance
2 35 (19.34%) Enterprise Architecture
3 34 (18.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (15.47%) SOA
6 27 (14.92%) TOGAF
7 25 (13.81%) SQL
7 25 (13.81%) Oracle
8 21 (11.60%) Banking
8 21 (11.60%) Data Architecture
9 19 (10.50%) Microsoft
10 18 (9.94%) Java
10 18 (9.94%) Data Modelling
11 17 (9.39%) User Experience
12 16 (8.84%) Mentoring
12 16 (8.84%) Big Data
12 16 (8.84%) ITIL
12 16 (8.84%) Change Management
12 16 (8.84%) Validation
12 16 (8.84%) Business Analysis
13 15 (8.29%) Ruby
13 15 (8.29%) PRINCE2
13 15 (8.29%) SaaS
14 14 (7.73%) PaaS
14 14 (7.73%) Web Services
14 14 (7.73%) HTML
15 13 (7.18%) JavaScript
15 13 (7.18%) CSS
15 13 (7.18%) Cisco
15 13 (7.18%) Ruby on Rails

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 9 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.87%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.10%) CMS
3 2 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.10%) Confluence
3 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.10%) Eucalyptus
3 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.10%) Node.js
3 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.55%) SAS
4 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (4.97%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.55%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (0.55%) Cordys
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.55%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.29%) SaaS
2 14 (7.73%) PaaS
3 6 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.10%) IaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.55%) Force.com
6 1 (0.55%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) Firewall
2 7 (3.87%) LAN
2 7 (3.87%) WAN
3 6 (3.31%) VPN
3 6 (3.31%) MPLS
3 6 (3.31%) Network Security
3 6 (3.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (3.31%) Software-Defined Networking
4 5 (2.76%) VLAN
4 5 (2.76%) NetScaler
4 5 (2.76%) SSL
5 4 (2.21%) SAN
5 4 (2.21%) SNMP
5 4 (2.21%) SMTP
6 3 (1.66%) Wireless
7 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.10%) DNS
7 2 (1.10%) WLAN
7 2 (1.10%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.84%) Big Data
2 9 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.42%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.31%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.76%) DataStage
6 5 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.76%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.21%) MySQL
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.66%) DB2
8 3 (1.66%) QlikView
8 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.66%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.10%) Maven
3 2 (1.10%) JIRA
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.55%) Mockito
4 1 (0.55%) JUnit
4 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.55%) Toad
4 1 (0.55%) MSI
4 1 (0.55%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 47 (25.97%) Finance
2 21 (11.60%) Banking
3 7 (3.87%) Retail
4 5 (2.76%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.76%) Marketing
5 4 (2.21%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.73%) HTML
1 14 (7.73%) Web Services
2 13 (7.18%) CSS
2 13 (7.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (5.52%) .NET
4 8 (4.42%) REST
4 8 (4.42%) Ajax
5 6 (3.31%) HTML5
6 5 (2.76%) CSS3
6 5 (2.76%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.76%) Play Framework
6 5 (2.76%) XML
6 5 (2.76%) Django
6 5 (2.76%) JSON
7 4 (2.21%) Middleware
7 4 (2.21%) Spring
7 4 (2.21%) J2EE
8 3 (1.66%) RESTful
8 3 (1.66%) Visualforce
9 2 (1.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) User Experience
2 10 (5.52%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.76%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.76%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.76%) RIA
5 4 (2.21%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.21%) PKI
6 3 (1.66%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.66%) BYOD
7 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.55%) iPad
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.52%) Windows
2 8 (4.42%) UNIX
3 3 (1.66%) Linux
4 2 (1.10%) Android
4 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.34%) Enterprise Architecture
2 34 (18.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.47%) SOA
5 27 (14.92%) TOGAF
6 21 (11.60%) Data Architecture
7 18 (9.94%) Data Modelling
8 16 (8.84%) ITIL
8 16 (8.84%) Change Management
8 16 (8.84%) Validation
8 16 (8.84%) Business Analysis
8 16 (8.84%) Mentoring
9 15 (8.29%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (6.63%) Project Management
10 12 (6.63%) Scrum
11 11 (6.08%) Analytics
11 11 (6.08%) BDD
12 10 (5.52%) Portfolio Management
12 10 (5.52%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.81%) SQL
2 18 (9.94%) Java
3 15 (8.29%) Ruby
4 13 (7.18%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.42%) Scala
6 6 (3.31%) C#
7 4 (2.21%) Groovy
8 3 (1.66%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.10%) Clojure
9 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.55%) R
10 1 (0.55%) Korn
10 1 (0.55%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) VB
10 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.21%) VCAP
4 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (2.21%) CCNP
4 4 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.66%) Degree
6 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) CCIE
7 1 (0.55%) MCSD
7 1 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.66%) QA
4 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.87%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.31%) vSphere
4 5 (2.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.21%) vCloud
6 2 (1.10%) Docker
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.55%) XenServer
7 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.66%) Puppet
3 2 (1.10%) Salt
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (13.81%) Oracle
2 19 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.18%) Cisco
4 11 (6.08%) IBM
5 10 (5.52%) VMware
6 7 (3.87%) Informatica
6 7 (3.87%) CheckPoint
6 7 (3.87%) HP
7 6 (3.31%) Juniper
8 5 (2.76%) Citrix
8 5 (2.76%) Adobe
8 5 (2.76%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (2.76%) Brocade
8 5 (2.76%) Pega
9 4 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.21%) NetApp
9 4 (2.21%) Dell
9 4 (2.21%) CommVault
9 4 (2.21%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.21%) F5
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