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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 136 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 20 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.35% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.37% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 14
Average daily rate £600 £600 £643
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £720 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £594 £510
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3579 2967 2567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.16% 94.25% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1669 1303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 179 191
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £42.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
Cheshire +4 11 £550 -8.33%
Lancashire -3 2 £750 +15.38% 1
Manchester -19 2 - - 2
Merseyside - 2 £666 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (25.00%) User Experience
1 10 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Retail
4 7 (17.50%) Migration
5 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.50%) CRM
6 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 5 (12.50%) Banking
6 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.00%) ArchiMate
7 4 (10.00%) Marketing
7 4 (10.00%) Python
7 4 (10.00%) HTML
7 4 (10.00%) Internet
8 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
8 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (7.50%) CISSP
8 3 (7.50%) Java
8 3 (7.50%) Linux
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) CMS
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) VLAN
8 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) VLAN
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) Intranet
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Billing
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) HTML5
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
3 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (17.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) CRM
4 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) ArchiMate
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Network Design
7 2 (5.00%) Security Management
7 2 (5.00%) UML
7 2 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) R
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) CISSP
2 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.00%) CITP
3 2 (5.00%) CLAS
4 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.50%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) IISP
4 1 (2.50%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Citrix
1 2 (5.00%) EMC
1 2 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) Apigee
2 1 (2.50%) BT
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Mashery
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Tableau
2 1 (2.50%) Teradata
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