The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 129 133 145
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate £516 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average 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 South 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2820 2968 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.93% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1831 1839
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 170 182
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.39% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Senior Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Senior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Bristol +3 5 £495 -
Wiltshire - 2 £625 -
Somerset - 1 £475 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 12 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
3 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) Billing
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
7 3 (18.75%) CRM
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) EAI
7 3 (18.75%) BPR
7 3 (18.75%) SOA
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) RESTful
8 2 (12.50%) hybris
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
9 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
1 1 (6.25%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational Rose
General
1 11 (68.75%) Telecoms
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Billing
4 2 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Economics
3 1 (6.25%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) BPR
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) EAI
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Threat Management
6 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (6.25%) BMC
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) VMware