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 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 327 305 329
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 92 114 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.48% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 48
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£550 £547 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% +20.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £450 £436
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £60.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
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
22489 23539 24288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.91% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15343 16146 15975
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 457 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.85 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -6 14 £613 +16.66% 8
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 40 (22.35%) Oracle
2 33 (18.44%) TOGAF
3 30 (16.76%) Finance
4 28 (15.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (10.61%) Technical Architecture
5 19 (10.61%) Java
6 18 (10.06%) SQL
7 17 (9.50%) SOA
8 15 (8.38%) Zachman Framework
9 14 (7.82%) Banking
9 14 (7.82%) HTML
9 14 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.26%) Data Modelling
10 13 (7.26%) Middleware
10 13 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
11 12 (6.70%) Data Architecture
11 12 (6.70%) Migration
12 11 (6.15%) ITIL
12 11 (6.15%) BDD
12 11 (6.15%) Security Architecture
12 11 (6.15%) Analytics
13 10 (5.59%) Big Data
13 10 (5.59%) HTML5
13 10 (5.59%) CSS
14 9 (5.03%) Ruby
14 9 (5.03%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (5.03%) Cerner
14 9 (5.03%) Linux
14 9 (5.03%) JavaScript

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.68%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (1.68%) Liferay
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) SAS
5 1 (0.56%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) SPSS
3 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) Office 365
2 3 (1.68%) SaaS
2 3 (1.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) Firewall
2 5 (2.79%) Wireless
3 4 (2.23%) SSL
3 4 (2.23%) LAN
3 4 (2.23%) WAN
3 4 (2.23%) FTP
3 4 (2.23%) HTTP
3 4 (2.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.68%) Extranet
4 3 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.68%) MPLS
4 3 (1.68%) OSPF
4 3 (1.68%) BGP
4 3 (1.68%) Multicast
5 2 (1.12%) Network Security
5 2 (1.12%) NAS
5 2 (1.12%) 4G
5 2 (1.12%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) CTI
6 1 (0.56%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.59%) Big Data
2 9 (5.03%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.91%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.91%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.35%) MySQL
4 6 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.79%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.56%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.56%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Selenium
2 3 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.68%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.68%) Maven
2 3 (1.68%) Hudson
3 2 (1.12%) JBehave
3 2 (1.12%) Mockito
3 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.12%) JUnit
4 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.56%) Firebug
4 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) Sublime Text
General
1 30 (16.76%) Finance
2 14 (7.82%) Banking
3 8 (4.47%) Marketing
3 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.91%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.79%) German Language
5 5 (2.79%) Back Office
6 4 (2.23%) Retail
7 3 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.12%) Front Office
8 2 (1.12%) French Language
9 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Military
9 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.82%) HTML
2 13 (7.26%) Middleware
3 10 (5.59%) CSS
3 10 (5.59%) HTML5
4 9 (5.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (4.47%) Ajax
5 8 (4.47%) CSS3
6 7 (3.91%) JSON
6 7 (3.91%) jQuery
6 7 (3.91%) .NET
7 6 (3.35%) REST
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (2.23%) J2EE
8 4 (2.23%) Spring
9 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.68%) XML
9 3 (1.68%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.68%) Backbone.js
10 2 (1.12%) Sass
10 2 (1.12%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.47%) Open Source
2 7 (3.91%) PACS
2 7 (3.91%) CESG
3 6 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.79%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.68%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.68%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.68%) NHS
7 2 (1.12%) PMI
7 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.12%) Equities
7 2 (1.12%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.12%) PKI
7 2 (1.12%) Derivative
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.56%) iPhone
8 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.03%) Linux
2 7 (3.91%) UNIX
2 7 (3.91%) Windows
3 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.23%) Android
4 4 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.68%) Solaris
6 2 (1.12%) HPUX
6 2 (1.12%) VMS
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.56%) zOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.56%) VME
7 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.44%) TOGAF
2 28 (15.64%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (10.61%) Technical Architecture
4 17 (9.50%) SOA
5 15 (8.38%) Zachman Framework
6 14 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (7.26%) Data Modelling
7 13 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.70%) Migration
8 12 (6.70%) Data Architecture
9 11 (6.15%) Security Architecture
9 11 (6.15%) BDD
9 11 (6.15%) Analytics
9 11 (6.15%) ITIL
10 9 (5.03%) CRM
10 9 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.47%) Security Testing
11 8 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (4.47%) UML
11 8 (4.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.61%) Java
2 18 (10.06%) SQL
3 9 (5.03%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.03%) Ruby
4 5 (2.79%) C#
5 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.68%) Scala
6 2 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.12%) XPath
6 2 (1.12%) C
6 2 (1.12%) C++
6 2 (1.12%) PHP
7 1 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.47%) CISSP
3 7 (3.91%) CISA
3 7 (3.91%) CISM
3 7 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.23%) CCIE
4 4 (2.23%) Degree
5 3 (1.68%) MCTS
5 3 (1.68%) MCITP
6 2 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.56%) CCNP
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) CCDA
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) Basel III
2 3 (1.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) vSphere
2 1 (0.56%) Nmap
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.56%) Control-M
2 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 40 (22.35%) Oracle
2 9 (5.03%) Cerner
3 6 (3.35%) SAP
3 6 (3.35%) Siebel
3 6 (3.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.23%) Cisco
4 4 (2.23%) EMC
4 4 (2.23%) Citrix
4 4 (2.23%) VMware
5 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.68%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.68%) Informatica
5 3 (1.68%) Adobe
6 2 (1.12%) HP
6 2 (1.12%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) NetApp
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.12%) Juniper
6 2 (1.12%) Kronos
6 2 (1.12%) Brocade