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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 331 313 321
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 77 93 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.47% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 66 65
Average daily rate £525 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £725 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £594 £510
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +16.42%
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
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +46 12 £550 +4.76% 6
Croydon -7 6 £468 -33.21%
Enfield - 2 £625 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 48 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.24%) Finance
3 23 (15.54%) REST
3 23 (15.54%) User Experience
4 20 (13.51%) HTML
4 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 19 (12.84%) Java
5 19 (12.84%) SOA
6 18 (12.16%) Data Modelling
7 17 (11.49%) CSS
7 17 (11.49%) TDD
8 16 (10.81%) Banking
9 15 (10.14%) SOAP
9 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
10 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
11 13 (8.78%) Ajax
11 13 (8.78%) SQL
12 12 (8.11%) C#
12 12 (8.11%) Oracle
12 12 (8.11%) SC Cleared
13 11 (7.43%) Usability Testing
13 11 (7.43%) Software Architecture
13 11 (7.43%) Scrum
13 11 (7.43%) SQL Server
13 11 (7.43%) Web Services
13 11 (7.43%) E-Commerce
13 11 (7.43%) IBM
14 10 (6.76%) Middleware
14 10 (6.76%) MS Visio

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (6.76%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.03%) NetWeaver
4 3 (2.03%) SAS
4 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) Jetty
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Misys Midas
1 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.68%) SAP CCM
1 1 (0.68%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.68%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.05%) SaaS
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.35%) Boomi
3 2 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.68%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) Firewall
1 4 (2.70%) WAN
2 3 (2.03%) MPLS
3 2 (1.35%) DNS
3 2 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.68%) DWDM
4 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.68%) IPsec
4 1 (0.68%) LAN
4 1 (0.68%) Multicast
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.68%) SDH
4 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.68%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) Big Data
2 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.03%) DataStage
4 3 (2.03%) MarkLogic
4 3 (2.03%) SAP HANA
5 2 (1.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.68%) DB2
6 1 (0.68%) HBase
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
6 1 (0.68%) OLAP
6 1 (0.68%) OLTP
6 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Axure RP
1 7 (4.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.68%) Clang
3 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.68%) Maven
3 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.68%) Mockito
3 1 (0.68%) MSI
3 1 (0.68%) NUnit
3 1 (0.68%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.68%) Toad
3 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (18.24%) Finance
2 16 (10.81%) Banking
3 7 (4.73%) Investment Banking
3 7 (4.73%) Marketing
4 6 (4.05%) Legal
4 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.38%) Front Office
6 3 (2.03%) Korean Language
6 3 (2.03%) Retail
7 2 (1.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.54%) REST
2 20 (13.51%) HTML
3 17 (11.49%) CSS
4 15 (10.14%) SOAP
5 13 (8.78%) Ajax
6 11 (7.43%) Web Services
7 10 (6.76%) .NET
7 10 (6.76%) Middleware
7 10 (6.76%) Spring
8 9 (6.08%) HTML5
8 9 (6.08%) JSON
9 8 (5.41%) WCF
10 6 (4.05%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (4.05%) jQuery
10 6 (4.05%) MSMQ
10 6 (4.05%) XML
11 5 (3.38%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.38%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.38%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (3.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.54%) User Experience
2 10 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.70%) RIA
5 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.35%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.35%) Psychology
6 2 (1.35%) Wiki
7 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.38%) Windows
2 2 (1.35%) Unix
2 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.68%) Android
3 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (12.84%) SOA
3 18 (12.16%) Data Modelling
4 17 (11.49%) TDD
5 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.43%) E-Commerce
6 11 (7.43%) Scrum
6 11 (7.43%) Software Architecture
6 11 (7.43%) Usability Testing
7 10 (6.76%) Information Architecture
7 10 (6.76%) Product Management
7 10 (6.76%) TOGAF
8 9 (6.08%) Data Architecture
8 9 (6.08%) ITIL
8 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.08%) Project Management
9 8 (5.41%) CRM
9 8 (5.41%) Open Source
9 8 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (4.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
2 19 (12.84%) Java
3 13 (8.78%) SQL
4 12 (8.11%) C#
5 5 (3.38%) Ruby
6 4 (2.70%) C++
7 3 (2.03%) Scala
8 2 (1.35%) Python
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) Groovy
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
9 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.68%) R
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) VB
9 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) MBCS
4 5 (3.38%) Degree
5 3 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.35%) CCNA
6 2 (1.35%) CISM
6 2 (1.35%) CISSP
6 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.68%) CCDA
7 1 (0.68%) CCIE
7 1 (0.68%) CISA
7 1 (0.68%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.70%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) MiFID
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.11%) Oracle
3 11 (7.43%) IBM
4 9 (6.08%) Adobe
5 7 (4.73%) SAP
6 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.70%) Cisco
7 4 (2.70%) Pega
8 2 (1.35%) Dell
8 2 (1.35%) hybris
8 2 (1.35%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.35%) VMware
9 1 (0.68%) ATG
9 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.68%) Citrix
9 1 (0.68%) Cramer
9 1 (0.68%) EMC
9 1 (0.68%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) webMethods
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