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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Architect
Rank 130 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 21 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.42% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.45% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 2
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£668 £510 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.88% +32.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £496 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £516 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
3350 2652 2152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.03% 92.63% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1770 1377 1019
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 215 171
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Cheshire +5 14 £650 +27.45% 2
Manchester -9 3 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 £675 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (43.75%) Hadoop
1 14 (43.75%) MongoDB
1 14 (43.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (40.63%) R
2 13 (40.63%) Node.js
2 13 (40.63%) Tableau
2 13 (40.63%) Big Data
2 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
2 13 (40.63%) IaaS
2 13 (40.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 13 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (40.63%) StatsD
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 13 (40.63%) Citrix
2 13 (40.63%) Teradata
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) Machine Learning
4 11 (34.38%) Visualisation
4 11 (34.38%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (28.13%) UNIX
5 9 (28.13%) Linux
5 9 (28.13%) Python
6 8 (25.00%) Java
7 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 6 (18.75%) CRM
8 6 (18.75%) Pega
9 5 (15.63%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (40.63%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.25%) Lync
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) IaaS
2 11 (34.38%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (43.75%) Hadoop
1 14 (43.75%) MongoDB
1 14 (43.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (40.63%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) AngularJS
1 13 (40.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (21.88%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) Django
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Visualisation
2 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.63%) User Experience
4 2 (6.25%) Open Source
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) UNIX
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (37.50%) Machine Learning
2 6 (18.75%) CRM
3 5 (15.63%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Data Management
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Metadata Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (6.25%) Master Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Data Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) R
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) Python
3 8 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (40.63%) StatsD
2 2 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Tableau
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
1 13 (40.63%) Citrix
1 13 (40.63%) Teradata
2 6 (18.75%) Pega
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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