The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 145 143 128
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 14 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £556 £650 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +29.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £450 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £750 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £561 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
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
3564 3529 2932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 94.92% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2051 1580
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 190 174
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

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 1 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -5 6 £556 -14.42%
Manchester +1 5 £531 -15.00% 2
Lancashire - 2 £675 -
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Senior Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Citrix
2 11 (22.45%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
4 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
4 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (18.37%) Visualisation
5 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.33%) .NET
5 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 8 (16.33%) User Experience
6 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 7 (14.29%) Windows
7 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.24%) VMware
7 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
7 6 (12.24%) BPMN
8 5 (10.20%) Retail
8 5 (10.20%) SCCM
8 5 (10.20%) Internet
8 5 (10.20%) Python
8 5 (10.20%) Open Source
8 5 (10.20%) Office 365
8 5 (10.20%) IaaS
9 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (8.16%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (8.16%) Windows 8

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Drupal
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) IaaS
1 5 (10.20%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.08%) PaaS
3 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
2 3 (6.12%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (6.12%) Skype
2 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.12%) VLAN
3 2 (4.08%) HTTP
3 2 (4.08%) Intranet
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) AppScan
1 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) CSS
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.12%) CAML
3 3 (6.12%) J2EE
3 3 (6.12%) Node.js
3 3 (6.12%) SOAP
3 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.08%) CSS3
4 2 (4.08%) HTML5
4 2 (4.08%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.04%) Flash
5 1 (2.04%) Middleware
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) Struts
5 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Visualisation
2 8 (16.33%) User Experience
3 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.08%) Social Media
7 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.04%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows 10
2 7 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (16.33%) Migration
3 8 (16.33%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (12.24%) BPMN
4 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.20%) Open Source
6 4 (8.16%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (6.12%) Data Management
7 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.12%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.12%) OWASP
7 3 (6.12%) Prototyping
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.12%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.08%) ISMS
8 2 (4.08%) Network Design
8 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.08%) SOA
8 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Java
2 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) FQL
4 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.12%) VB
5 2 (4.08%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) R
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (4.08%) CISSP
2 2 (4.08%) CLAS
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.12%) SCOM
2 3 (6.12%) StatsD
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Citrix
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Apigee
4 3 (6.12%) Mashery
4 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) BT
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Tableau
6 1 (2.04%) Teradata