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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 340 337 326
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 99 82 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 68
Average daily rate £550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £800 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
Average daily rate £463 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 393 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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 +57 20 £500 -18.36% 4
Bromley - 1 £875 -
Croydon - 1 £555 - 1
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 56 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.89%) User Experience
3 31 (17.22%) Finance
4 24 (13.33%) HTML
5 22 (12.22%) Java
5 22 (12.22%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.22%) Data Modelling
5 22 (12.22%) Microsoft
5 22 (12.22%) REST
5 22 (12.22%) Security Cleared
6 21 (11.67%) CSS
7 20 (11.11%) .NET
7 20 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 19 (10.56%) Mentoring
9 18 (10.00%) Oracle
9 18 (10.00%) SQL
9 18 (10.00%) SOA
10 17 (9.44%) Marketing
10 17 (9.44%) Usability Testing
11 16 (8.89%) Project Management
11 16 (8.89%) SQL Server
11 16 (8.89%) TDD
12 15 (8.33%) SOAP
12 15 (8.33%) Information Architecture
13 14 (7.78%) Product Management
13 14 (7.78%) Axure RP
13 14 (7.78%) IBM
13 14 (7.78%) Banking
14 13 (7.22%) MS Visio
14 13 (7.22%) Open Source

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 12 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.33%) IIS
3 4 (2.22%) NetWeaver
3 4 (2.22%) SAS
3 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.11%) CMS
5 2 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.56%) Mule
6 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.56%) Node.js
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (7.22%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (3.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.22%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.56%) RMDS
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) SaaS
2 5 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.11%) Office 365
3 2 (1.11%) PaaS
3 2 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.56%) Boomi
4 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.00%) Firewall
2 6 (3.33%) Internet
2 6 (3.33%) WAN
3 3 (1.67%) MPLS
3 3 (1.67%) NAS
4 2 (1.11%) Multicast
4 2 (1.11%) Network Security
4 2 (1.11%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) DWDM
5 1 (0.56%) FCoE
5 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.56%) SDH
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) Big Data
2 8 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.67%) DataStage
6 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.67%) MarkLogic
7 2 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.11%) DB2
7 2 (1.11%) HBase
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Axure RP
2 13 (7.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (17.22%) Finance
2 17 (9.44%) Marketing
3 14 (7.78%) Banking
4 11 (6.11%) Front Office
5 9 (5.00%) Legal
6 7 (3.89%) Law
7 6 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.22%) Retail
8 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.67%) Korean Language
9 3 (1.67%) Publishing
10 2 (1.11%) Back Office
11 1 (0.56%) Advertising
11 1 (0.56%) Automotive
11 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.33%) HTML
2 22 (12.22%) REST
3 21 (11.67%) CSS
4 20 (11.11%) .NET
5 15 (8.33%) SOAP
6 12 (6.67%) Ajax
7 10 (5.56%) Middleware
7 10 (5.56%) Spring
8 9 (5.00%) JSON
8 9 (5.00%) WCF
9 8 (4.44%) Web Services
10 7 (3.89%) HTML5
11 6 (3.33%) .NET Framework
11 6 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (3.33%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.33%) MSMQ
11 6 (3.33%) Struts
12 5 (2.78%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.78%) CSS3
13 4 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.89%) User Experience
2 10 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.00%) RIA
4 8 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.44%) Psychology
5 7 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.22%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.67%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.67%) Video on Demand
7 3 (1.67%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.11%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.11%) Wiki
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.56%) Equities
9 1 (0.56%) Fintech
9 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.78%) Windows
2 3 (1.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.56%) AIX
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) Solaris
4 1 (0.56%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (12.22%) Data Modelling
3 19 (10.56%) Mentoring
4 18 (10.00%) SOA
5 17 (9.44%) Usability Testing
6 16 (8.89%) Project Management
6 16 (8.89%) TDD
7 15 (8.33%) Information Architecture
8 14 (7.78%) Product Management
9 13 (7.22%) Open Source
9 13 (7.22%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (6.67%) Data Architecture
10 12 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.67%) ITIL
10 12 (6.67%) Scrum
10 12 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (6.11%) CRM
11 11 (6.11%) Software Architecture
11 11 (6.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.22%) Java
1 22 (12.22%) JavaScript
2 18 (10.00%) SQL
3 11 (6.11%) C#
4 4 (2.22%) Ruby
5 3 (1.67%) C++
6 2 (1.11%) C
6 2 (1.11%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) Groovy
7 1 (0.56%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) Scala
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.00%) Degree
4 7 (3.89%) MBCS
5 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.11%) CCNA
6 2 (1.11%) CISSP
6 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.56%) CCDA
7 1 (0.56%) CCIE
7 1 (0.56%) CISA
7 1 (0.56%) CISM
7 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.67%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.56%) KVM
2 1 (0.56%) NFS
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.56%) SRDF
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 22 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.00%) Oracle
3 14 (7.78%) IBM
4 12 (6.67%) Adobe
5 10 (5.56%) Pega
6 6 (3.33%) ATG
6 6 (3.33%) SAP
7 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco
8 3 (1.67%) Endeca
8 3 (1.67%) hybris
9 2 (1.11%) Citrix
9 2 (1.11%) Dell
9 2 (1.11%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.11%) webMethods
10 1 (0.56%) Cramer
10 1 (0.56%) EMC
10 1 (0.56%) Intel
10 1 (0.56%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.56%) VMware
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