The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 331 330 327
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 98 87 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.41% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 51
Median daily rate £575 £559 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £492 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £750 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £569 £625 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
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
20930 21403 21584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.60% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15232 14772 15192
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 402 392
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +45 16 £550 -4.24% 5
Westminster - 2 £688 -
Canary Wharf +6 1 £600 -
Bromley - 1 £875 -
Croydon - 1 £555 - 1
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Senior Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 52 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.35%) User Experience
3 31 (18.02%) Finance
4 24 (13.95%) HTML
5 23 (13.37%) Security Cleared
6 21 (12.21%) Java
6 21 (12.21%) CSS
7 20 (11.63%) SC Cleared
8 19 (11.05%) Wireframes
8 19 (11.05%) Mentoring
8 19 (11.05%) .NET
8 19 (11.05%) Marketing
9 17 (9.88%) Oracle
9 17 (9.88%) JavaScript
9 17 (9.88%) Project Management
10 16 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (9.30%) Usability Testing
10 16 (9.30%) Product Management
10 16 (9.30%) Open Source
11 15 (8.72%) Information Architecture
11 15 (8.72%) ITIL
11 15 (8.72%) Data Modelling
12 14 (8.14%) Scrum
12 14 (8.14%) Axure RP
13 13 (7.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 13 (7.56%) REST
13 13 (7.56%) Microsoft
14 12 (6.98%) Firewall
14 12 (6.98%) Adobe
14 12 (6.98%) SOA

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.49%) IIS
2 5 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.91%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.33%) SAS
4 3 (1.74%) CMS
4 3 (1.74%) NetWeaver
4 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.16%) Mule
5 2 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.58%) Node.js
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.58%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (6.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (6.40%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.49%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.33%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.58%) RMDS
3 1 (0.58%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.91%) Office 365
3 5 (2.91%) SaaS
4 4 (2.33%) IaaS
5 3 (1.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.74%) Google Apps
6 2 (1.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.58%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.98%) Firewall
2 7 (4.07%) Internet
2 7 (4.07%) WAN
3 4 (2.33%) NAS
4 2 (1.16%) MPLS
4 2 (1.16%) Multicast
4 2 (1.16%) Network Security
4 2 (1.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.58%) FCoE
5 1 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (3.49%) Big Data
3 6 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.74%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.16%) DB2
7 2 (1.16%) HBase
7 2 (1.16%) OLAP
7 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.14%) Axure RP
2 13 (7.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (2.91%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (18.02%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Marketing
3 11 (6.40%) Banking
4 9 (5.23%) Front Office
4 9 (5.23%) Law
5 6 (3.49%) Legal
6 4 (2.33%) Retail
6 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.74%) Korean Language
7 3 (1.74%) Publishing
8 2 (1.16%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.95%) HTML
2 21 (12.21%) CSS
3 19 (11.05%) .NET
4 13 (7.56%) REST
5 10 (5.81%) Web Services
6 9 (5.23%) Ajax
6 9 (5.23%) HTML5
7 8 (4.65%) JSON
8 7 (4.07%) CSS3
8 7 (4.07%) Spring
9 6 (3.49%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.49%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.49%) RESTful
9 6 (3.49%) SOAP
10 4 (2.33%) J2EE
11 3 (1.74%) Java EE
11 3 (1.74%) JSP
11 3 (1.74%) JSTL
11 3 (1.74%) Struts
11 3 (1.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.35%) User Experience
2 11 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.23%) RIA
4 8 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.65%) Psychology
5 7 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.91%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.33%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.74%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.74%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.74%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.74%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.16%) Derivative
10 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.58%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Replication
10 1 (0.58%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.91%) Linux
2 4 (2.33%) Unix
2 4 (2.33%) Windows
3 2 (1.16%) Android
3 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.16%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.58%) AIX
4 1 (0.58%) Solaris
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (11.05%) Mentoring
2 19 (11.05%) Wireframes
3 17 (9.88%) Project Management
4 16 (9.30%) Open Source
4 16 (9.30%) Product Management
4 16 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (9.30%) Usability Testing
5 15 (8.72%) Data Modelling
5 15 (8.72%) Information Architecture
5 15 (8.72%) ITIL
6 14 (8.14%) Scrum
7 12 (6.98%) CRM
7 12 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (6.98%) Service Design
7 12 (6.98%) SOA
7 12 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (6.40%) Software Architecture
9 10 (5.81%) Coaching
9 10 (5.81%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.21%) Java
2 17 (9.88%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.98%) SQL
4 2 (1.16%) C
4 2 (1.16%) C#
4 2 (1.16%) Python
4 2 (1.16%) Ruby
5 1 (0.58%) C++
5 1 (0.58%) FQL
5 1 (0.58%) Groovy
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.58%) Scala
5 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (13.37%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.65%) Degree
4 7 (4.07%) MBCS
5 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.16%) CISSP
5 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.58%) CCDA
6 1 (0.58%) CCIE
6 1 (0.58%) CCNA
6 1 (0.58%) CISA
6 1 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 4 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.16%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.58%) KVM
3 1 (0.58%) NFS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.58%) SRDF
3 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (9.88%) Oracle
2 13 (7.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.98%) Adobe
4 11 (6.40%) Pega
5 7 (4.07%) IBM
6 6 (3.49%) ATG
6 6 (3.49%) Cisco
7 5 (2.91%) VMware
8 4 (2.33%) Google
8 4 (2.33%) Juniper
8 4 (2.33%) SAP
9 3 (1.74%) Endeca
9 3 (1.74%) hybris
9 3 (1.74%) Informatica
10 2 (1.16%) Citrix
10 2 (1.16%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.58%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.58%) Riverbed
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