The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Technical Architect
Rank 418 417 428
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Architect 10 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.037% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.040% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
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£594 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £563 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £526 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior Technical 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
22291 22532 23252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.61% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 15700 15338 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 423 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Technical Architect in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Technical Architect across the London region.

Senior Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Technical Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Senior Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior Technical 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 Technical Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +6 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Senior Technical Architect
England

Senior Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 6 (30.00%) REST
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 5 (25.00%) Ajax
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (25.00%) JSON
2 5 (25.00%) Django
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) CSS3
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 5 (25.00%) HTML5
2 5 (25.00%) Kanban
2 5 (25.00%) Scala
3 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
3 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Product Management
4 3 (15.00%) User Experience
5 2 (10.00%) Data Structures

Senior Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) REST
2 5 (25.00%) CSS3
2 5 (25.00%) HTML5
2 5 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) Ajax
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) JSON
2 5 (25.00%) Django
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) EDI
5 1 (5.00%) CGI
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Kanban
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Product Management
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) ETL
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) B2B
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Ruby
1 5 (25.00%) Scala
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.00%) Mercator
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian