The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 134 107 124
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£515 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% +18.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £441 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.71% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £65.00
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 2002 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.06% 93.95% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1237 1705
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 136 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.10 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Architect
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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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Bristol -14 6 £515 - 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) PHP
1 4 (40.00%) Zend
2 3 (30.00%) Zend Framework
2 3 (30.00%) PHP5
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Symfony
4 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (10.00%) Drupal
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Casewise
4 1 (10.00%) SysML
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Zend Framework
2 1 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (10.00%) Symfony
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) SysML
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) Casewise
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