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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 334 308 338
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 78 100 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.42% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.46% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 63 30
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£600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £750 £755
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £475 £463
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -39.09%
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
20729 21938 20179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.40% 92.76% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14238 15397 13628
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 391 430
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.79 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +4 8 £650 +13.04% 3
Brentford - 1 - -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 44 (25.43%) Finance
2 34 (19.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (19.65%) TOGAF
3 28 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 25 (14.45%) User Experience
5 22 (12.72%) Ruby
6 21 (12.14%) Java
6 21 (12.14%) .NET
6 21 (12.14%) SOA
7 20 (11.56%) Project Management
8 19 (10.98%) HTML
8 19 (10.98%) Data Architecture
9 18 (10.40%) Mentoring
9 18 (10.40%) Oracle
10 17 (9.83%) Data Modelling
10 17 (9.83%) Validation
10 17 (9.83%) Big Data
11 16 (9.25%) Banking
11 16 (9.25%) CSS
11 16 (9.25%) ITIL
12 15 (8.67%) PRINCE2
12 15 (8.67%) SQL
12 15 (8.67%) JavaScript
12 15 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (8.67%) Data Governance
12 15 (8.67%) SaaS
13 14 (8.09%) PaaS
13 14 (8.09%) Open Source
13 14 (8.09%) Analytics

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 3 (1.73%) WebSphere
1 3 (1.73%) JBoss
2 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) Documentum
2 2 (1.16%) IIS
2 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.16%) Node.js
2 2 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.36%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (3.47%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.31%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.58%) SPSS
5 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) SAP SCM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.58%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.58%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.67%) SaaS
2 14 (8.09%) PaaS
3 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.16%) iPaaS
4 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.58%) Heroku
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) Network Security
2 6 (3.47%) Firewall
3 5 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (2.89%) NetScaler
3 5 (2.89%) LAN
3 5 (2.89%) WAN
4 4 (2.31%) VPN
4 4 (2.31%) SSL
4 4 (2.31%) SAN
4 4 (2.31%) MPLS
4 4 (2.31%) VLAN
5 3 (1.73%) AMQP
5 3 (1.73%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (1.73%) Wireless
5 3 (1.73%) SNMP
5 3 (1.73%) SMTP
6 2 (1.16%) WLAN
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.83%) Big Data
2 9 (5.20%) DataStage
2 9 (5.20%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.62%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.89%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.73%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.73%) MySQL
8 2 (1.16%) DB2
8 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.16%) PowerCenter
8 2 (1.16%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.16%) QlikView
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Axure RP
2 6 (3.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.58%) ProC
5 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
General
1 44 (25.43%) Finance
2 16 (9.25%) Banking
3 7 (4.05%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.47%) Marketing
4 6 (3.47%) Law
5 3 (1.73%) Publishing
6 2 (1.16%) Games
6 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.14%) .NET
2 19 (10.98%) HTML
3 16 (9.25%) CSS
4 13 (7.51%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (4.62%) Web Services
6 6 (3.47%) REST
7 5 (2.89%) HTML5
8 4 (2.31%) XHTML
8 4 (2.31%) XML
8 4 (2.31%) Ajax
8 4 (2.31%) JSON
8 4 (2.31%) Django
8 4 (2.31%) Play Framework
8 4 (2.31%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.31%) CSS3
9 3 (1.73%) Apache Flex
9 3 (1.73%) Java EE
10 2 (1.16%) CGI
10 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.45%) User Experience
2 14 (8.09%) Open Source
3 6 (3.47%) RIA
4 5 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.31%) Psychology
5 4 (2.31%) Human Factors
5 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.73%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.73%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.73%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.73%) PKI
6 3 (1.73%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.16%) Physics
7 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.47%) UNIX
1 6 (3.47%) Windows
2 3 (1.73%) Android
3 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.65%) Stakeholder Management
1 34 (19.65%) TOGAF
2 28 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (12.14%) SOA
4 20 (11.56%) Project Management
5 19 (10.98%) Data Architecture
6 18 (10.40%) Mentoring
7 17 (9.83%) Data Modelling
7 17 (9.83%) Validation
8 16 (9.25%) ITIL
9 15 (8.67%) PRINCE2
9 15 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (8.67%) Data Governance
10 14 (8.09%) Analytics
11 13 (7.51%) Information Architecture
12 12 (6.94%) Scrum
12 12 (6.94%) BDD
12 12 (6.94%) Portfolio Management
12 12 (6.94%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.72%) Ruby
2 21 (12.14%) Java
3 15 (8.67%) SQL
3 15 (8.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.51%) C#
5 7 (4.05%) Scala
5 7 (4.05%) Python
5 7 (4.05%) C++
6 3 (1.73%) Groovy
7 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.16%) Clojure
7 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.16%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.58%) R
8 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.58%) Perl
8 1 (0.58%) PHP
8 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.78%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (5.78%) Degree
3 6 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.31%) CCNP
5 3 (1.73%) VCAP
5 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 3 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.16%) CCIE
6 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) CCDE
7 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) CCA
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) CCDA
7 1 (0.58%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.73%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.73%) QA
1 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.47%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.31%) vSphere
2 4 (2.31%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.73%) vCloud
4 2 (1.16%) Docker
5 1 (0.58%) XenServer
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.16%) Salt
2 2 (1.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (10.40%) Oracle
2 9 (5.20%) Informatica
2 9 (5.20%) Cisco
2 9 (5.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.20%) Adobe
3 7 (4.05%) SAP
4 6 (3.47%) CheckPoint
4 6 (3.47%) VMware
5 5 (2.89%) Juniper
6 4 (2.31%) IBM
6 4 (2.31%) NetApp
6 4 (2.31%) Citrix
6 4 (2.31%) HP
6 4 (2.31%) Brocade
6 4 (2.31%) Pega
7 3 (1.73%) 3PAR
7 3 (1.73%) Tableau
7 3 (1.73%) F5
7 3 (1.73%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
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