The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 154 131 128
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 13 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£538 £563 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £573 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £538 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £61.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.66%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4042 2843 2649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.46% 92.16% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 1582 1315
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 179 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Senior Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect across the North West region.

Senior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Manchester -15 5 £456 -20.65% 2
Lancashire - 2 £813 -
Cheshire -10 1 £538 -4.44%
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) MongoDB
2 18 (51.43%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (51.43%) Oracle
3 17 (48.57%) Citrix
3 17 (48.57%) Teradata
3 17 (48.57%) StatsD
3 17 (48.57%) Tableau
3 17 (48.57%) AngularJS
3 17 (48.57%) IaaS
3 17 (48.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (48.57%) R
3 17 (48.57%) Node.js
3 17 (48.57%) Hadoop
3 17 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (45.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (45.71%) Machine Learning
4 16 (45.71%) Big Data
4 16 (45.71%) Apigee
4 16 (45.71%) Mashery
4 16 (45.71%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (42.86%) Visualisation
5 15 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (37.14%) Java
7 12 (34.29%) Linux
8 11 (31.43%) UNIX
8 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (28.57%) .NET
9 10 (28.57%) Python
10 9 (25.71%) User Experience

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (48.57%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) CICS
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (48.57%) IaaS
2 15 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) MongoDB
2 17 (48.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (48.57%) Hadoop
3 16 (45.71%) Big Data
3 16 (45.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) AngularJS
2 16 (45.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) HTML5
6 2 (5.71%) REST
6 2 (5.71%) J2EE
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware
6 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.71%) Spring
6 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.86%) JSON
7 1 (2.86%) jQuery
7 1 (2.86%) JPA
7 1 (2.86%) Drools
7 1 (2.86%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.86%) JSF
7 1 (2.86%) CSS
7 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Visualisation
2 9 (25.71%) User Experience
3 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.86%) VSAM
6 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) AIX
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Machine Learning
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (8.57%) CRM
4 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Functional Programming
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) Network Design
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 17 (48.57%) R
3 13 (37.14%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (48.57%) StatsD
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Oracle
2 17 (48.57%) Citrix
2 17 (48.57%) Teradata
2 17 (48.57%) Tableau
3 16 (45.71%) Apigee
3 16 (45.71%) Mashery
4 1 (2.86%) Brocade
4 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.86%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) IBM