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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 307 346 351
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 105 43 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 30 49
Average daily rate £575 £575 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £396 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £755 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-39.09% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 20 £650 +8.33% 10
Docklands, London - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 3
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (23.68%) Java
2 36 (18.95%) Oracle
2 36 (18.95%) Finance
3 30 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (14.74%) Technical Architecture
5 24 (12.63%) Banking
5 24 (12.63%) Middleware
6 23 (12.11%) C#
7 22 (11.58%) HTML
8 21 (11.05%) TOGAF
9 20 (10.53%) SQL
9 20 (10.53%) CSS
9 20 (10.53%) SOA
10 19 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 18 (9.47%) Ruby
11 18 (9.47%) .NET
11 18 (9.47%) Project Management
11 18 (9.47%) Spring
12 17 (8.95%) Microsoft
12 17 (8.95%) REST
13 16 (8.42%) Active Directory
13 16 (8.42%) JavaScript
14 15 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (7.89%) Puppet
15 14 (7.37%) Web Services
16 13 (6.84%) MS Excel
16 13 (6.84%) PL/SQL
16 13 (6.84%) Open Source
17 12 (6.32%) Git (software)
17 12 (6.32%) Relational Database

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (3.68%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (3.68%) Liferay
1 7 (3.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.11%) Apache
4 3 (1.58%) CMS
4 3 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.53%) SAS
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.53%) GemFire
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) SAP ERP
1 2 (1.05%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.05%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.53%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) Office 365
1 4 (2.11%) SaaS
1 4 (2.11%) PaaS
2 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.05%) Force.com
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.79%) LDAP
2 10 (5.26%) AMQP
2 10 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 9 (4.74%) Firewall
4 7 (3.68%) SSL
4 7 (3.68%) HTTP
5 6 (3.16%) Network Security
5 6 (3.16%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.63%) MPLS
6 5 (2.63%) Internet
6 5 (2.63%) Extranet
7 4 (2.11%) VoIP
7 4 (2.11%) WAN
8 3 (1.58%) VPN
8 3 (1.58%) SAN
8 3 (1.58%) OSPF
8 3 (1.58%) DWDM
8 3 (1.58%) BGP
8 3 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.32%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 9 (4.74%) NoSQL
3 9 (4.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (3.68%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.68%) MySQL
6 6 (3.16%) Big Data
6 6 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.05%) SSDT
10 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.79%) Maven
3 10 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.21%) Axure RP
5 5 (2.63%) JUnit
6 4 (2.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.58%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.05%) Toad
9 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.53%) Subversion
9 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.53%) Mocha
9 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.53%) QUnit
9 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 36 (18.95%) Finance
2 24 (12.63%) Banking
3 7 (3.68%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.63%) Front Office
4 5 (2.63%) Retail
5 4 (2.11%) Marketing
5 4 (2.11%) Back Office
6 3 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.58%) Billing
6 3 (1.58%) German Language
7 2 (1.05%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.05%) French Language
7 2 (1.05%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.05%) Automotive
7 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.63%) Middleware
2 22 (11.58%) HTML
3 20 (10.53%) CSS
4 18 (9.47%) .NET
4 18 (9.47%) Spring
5 17 (8.95%) REST
6 14 (7.37%) Web Services
7 11 (5.79%) Java EE
8 10 (5.26%) JAX-WS
8 10 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 9 (4.74%) HTML5
10 6 (3.16%) CSS3
11 5 (2.63%) J2EE
11 5 (2.63%) JSON
11 5 (2.63%) Ajax
11 5 (2.63%) jQuery
12 4 (2.11%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (2.11%) Sass
12 4 (2.11%) MEAP
12 4 (2.11%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.84%) Open Source
2 6 (3.16%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (3.16%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.11%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.58%) Equities
5 3 (1.58%) PKI
5 3 (1.58%) RIA
6 2 (1.05%) FMCG
6 2 (1.05%) Psychology
6 2 (1.05%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.05%) Derivative
6 2 (1.05%) DataPower
6 2 (1.05%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.05%) Clustering
6 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.32%) Linux
2 8 (4.21%) UNIX
3 7 (3.68%) Windows
4 6 (3.16%) Android
4 6 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.63%) AIX
6 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.58%) HPUX
7 3 (1.58%) Solaris
7 3 (1.58%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.53%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.74%) Technical Architecture
3 21 (11.05%) TOGAF
4 20 (10.53%) SOA
5 19 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (9.47%) Project Management
7 15 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.32%) Software Engineering
8 12 (6.32%) Data Modelling
9 11 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (5.79%) Migration
10 10 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.26%) Security Architecture
10 10 (5.26%) Scrum
10 10 (5.26%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.74%) OO
11 9 (4.74%) Zachman Framework
11 9 (4.74%) Data Architecture
11 9 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.21%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.68%) Java
2 23 (12.11%) C#
3 20 (10.53%) SQL
4 18 (9.47%) Ruby
5 16 (8.42%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.84%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.79%) C++
8 5 (2.63%) Python
9 2 (1.05%) Scala
9 2 (1.05%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.05%) PHP
9 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) R
10 1 (0.53%) PHP5
10 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (5.79%) Degree
2 7 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.63%) CCIE
4 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.58%) MCTS
5 3 (1.58%) MCITP
5 3 (1.58%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.05%) CISA
6 2 (1.05%) CISM
6 2 (1.05%) CISSP
6 2 (1.05%) CCNP
6 2 (1.05%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) CCDA
7 1 (0.53%) CCDP
7 1 (0.53%) RHCE
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) MCSA
7 1 (0.53%) SCSA
7 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.58%) SLA
1 3 (1.58%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.05%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.53%) VMware GSX
3 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.53%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (7.89%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) YUM
2 1 (0.53%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) WSUS
2 1 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
2 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (18.95%) Oracle
2 17 (8.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.32%) Cisco
4 10 (5.26%) GigaSpaces
4 10 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 10 (5.26%) Juniper
5 8 (4.21%) Sybase
5 8 (4.21%) SAP
6 5 (2.63%) Adobe
7 4 (2.11%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.11%) HP
7 4 (2.11%) EMC
7 4 (2.11%) IBM
8 3 (1.58%) Citrix
8 3 (1.58%) McAfee
8 3 (1.58%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.58%) Kronos
9 2 (1.05%) Google
9 2 (1.05%) Talend
9 2 (1.05%) Teradata
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