The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
UK
Rank 421 400 439
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 177 240 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 171 115
Median daily rate £565 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £417 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £675 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £575 £588
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Architect within the UK.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect within the UK.

Senior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
England -2 168 £575 +4.54% 39
London +27 89 £583 +14.21% 17
South East +7 23 £565 +13.00% 6
Yorkshire +7 15 £550 -12.00% 4
West Midlands 0 13 £550 +2.32% 5
City of London -8 13 £615 +11.81% 5
West Yorkshire +14 12 £550 -13.72% 2
South West +9 10 £825 +66.66% 2
Berkshire +26 9 £625 +2.04% 1
Bristol +5 9 £825 +66.66% 1
East Midlands +4 9 £538 +19.44%
North West +14 6 £538 -13.96% 3
Birmingham +1 5 £550 +10.00% 3
Northamptonshire -4 5 £500 +14.28%
Northampton -4 5 £500 +14.28%
Oxfordshire - 5 £538 - 1
Scotland +11 4 £400 -11.11% 2
Lancashire +10 4 £501 -33.26%
West Sussex -4 4 £500 +4.16%
Leeds -5 4 £488 -23.52% 2
Coventry - 4 £600 -
Reading +18 3 £625 +2.04%
South Yorkshire +4 3 £675 - 2
Sheffield 0 3 £675 - 2
Derbyshire - 3 £588 -
Bradford - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £581 -
Surrey +13 2 £533 +18.33%
Maidenhead -2 2 - -
Gatwick -7 2 £500 -

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 83 (21.73%) Finance
1 83 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (13.09%) TOGAF
3 48 (12.57%) Java
4 46 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (10.47%) Microsoft
5 40 (10.47%) Enterprise Architecture
6 35 (9.16%) Banking
6 35 (9.16%) .NET
7 34 (8.90%) Migration
7 34 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (8.90%) Security Cleared
7 34 (8.90%) Data Architecture
8 33 (8.64%) Degree
9 32 (8.38%) E-Commerce
10 31 (8.12%) Data Modelling
10 31 (8.12%) SQL Server
11 30 (7.85%) Oracle
11 30 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
12 28 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (7.07%) Windows
13 27 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (6.81%) ITIL
14 26 (6.81%) Web Services
15 25 (6.54%) SOA
15 25 (6.54%) Analytics
16 24 (6.28%) Retail
17 23 (6.02%) SharePoint
18 21 (5.50%) ETL
18 21 (5.50%) User Experience

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 23 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.24%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (2.88%) IIS
4 9 (2.36%) JBoss
5 7 (1.83%) Apache
6 6 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.57%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.31%) CMS
8 4 (1.05%) Confluence
8 4 (1.05%) SAS
9 3 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.26%) Liferay
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 19 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.62%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.09%) MS Office
4 5 (1.31%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.52%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.26%) Maximo
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (5.24%) Office 365
4 18 (4.71%) SaaS
5 10 (2.62%) PaaS
6 9 (2.36%) IaaS
7 8 (2.09%) Yammer
8 6 (1.57%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.52%) Force.com
11 2 (0.52%) GitHub
11 2 (0.52%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.97%) Firewall
1 19 (4.97%) Internet
2 15 (3.93%) Network Security
3 6 (1.57%) LAN
3 6 (1.57%) Skype
3 6 (1.57%) VoIP
3 6 (1.57%) WAN
4 5 (1.31%) DNS
5 4 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (1.05%) VPN
5 4 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.05%) Wireless
6 3 (0.79%) DMZ
6 3 (0.79%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.79%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.79%) SAN
7 2 (0.52%) MPLS
7 2 (0.52%) OSPF
7 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.24%) Big Data
3 15 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.93%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.09%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.83%) Apache Hive
5 7 (1.83%) HBase
5 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (1.31%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.05%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.79%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.79%) SAS EBI
8 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.83%) Maven
3 6 (1.57%) Ant
3 6 (1.57%) Axure RP
4 5 (1.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (1.05%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.05%) Gradle
5 4 (1.05%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.05%) JIRA
5 4 (1.05%) JUnit
5 4 (1.05%) Selenium
6 3 (0.79%) Android Studio
6 3 (0.79%) Codeship
7 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.52%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.52%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.52%) Subversion
7 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (21.73%) Finance
2 35 (9.16%) Banking
3 24 (6.28%) Retail
4 18 (4.71%) Marketing
5 14 (3.66%) Legal
6 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.05%) Back Office
7 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.05%) French Language
7 4 (1.05%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.05%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.16%) .NET
2 26 (6.81%) Web Services
3 16 (4.19%) REST
3 16 (4.19%) SOAP
4 15 (3.93%) Spring
5 13 (3.40%) HTML
6 12 (3.14%) CSS
7 11 (2.88%) J2EE
8 9 (2.36%) HTML5
8 9 (2.36%) Middleware
8 9 (2.36%) XML
9 8 (2.09%) Java EE
9 8 (2.09%) jQuery
10 7 (1.83%) CSS3
11 5 (1.31%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.05%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.05%) JSF
12 4 (1.05%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.05%) RESTful
12 4 (1.05%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.50%) User Experience
3 18 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.88%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.36%) Taxonomies
8 8 (2.09%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.09%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.09%) RIA
9 7 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.83%) FMCG
10 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.57%) Social Media
11 5 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.05%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.05%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.05%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.07%) Windows
2 18 (4.71%) Linux
3 10 (2.62%) Android
4 9 (2.36%) Windows 10
4 9 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.31%) Unix
6 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.52%) CentOS
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (13.09%) TOGAF
3 46 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (10.47%) Enterprise Architecture
5 34 (8.90%) Data Architecture
5 34 (8.90%) Migration
6 32 (8.38%) E-Commerce
7 31 (8.12%) Data Modelling
8 27 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (6.81%) ITIL
10 25 (6.54%) Analytics
10 25 (6.54%) SOA
11 21 (5.50%) ETL
12 19 (4.97%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.97%) UML
13 18 (4.71%) Data Integration
13 18 (4.71%) Information Architecture
13 18 (4.71%) Project Management
14 17 (4.45%) Open Source
15 16 (4.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.57%) Java
2 19 (4.97%) JavaScript
3 18 (4.71%) SQL
4 16 (4.19%) Python
5 14 (3.66%) C#
6 8 (2.09%) Ruby
7 7 (1.83%) C
8 6 (1.57%) PHP
9 5 (1.31%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.31%) C++
9 5 (1.31%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.05%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.79%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (0.79%) Perl
11 3 (0.79%) Scala
11 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.79%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.64%) Degree
3 15 (3.93%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.88%) CCIE
6 10 (2.62%) CCNP
7 9 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.83%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.05%) CISSP
10 3 (0.79%) CCNA
10 3 (0.79%) ISEB
11 2 (0.52%) CISA
11 2 (0.52%) CISM
11 2 (0.52%) CITP
11 2 (0.52%) MCSA
12 1 (0.26%) ISSAP
12 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.26%) MBA
12 1 (0.26%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.09%) Data Quality
1 8 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.83%) SLA
3 6 (1.57%) QA
4 4 (1.05%) COBIT
4 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.79%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.79%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.79%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.52%) SDET
7 1 (0.26%) FATCA
7 1 (0.26%) GDPR
7 1 (0.26%) IFRS
7 1 (0.26%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.62%) Docker
2 10 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.31%) XenApp
5 4 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.05%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.05%) vSphere
6 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.79%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.79%) XenServer
7 2 (0.52%) Btrfs
7 2 (0.52%) HDFS
7 2 (0.52%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.57%) Puppet
2 5 (1.31%) Ansible
2 5 (1.31%) Terraform
3 4 (1.05%) MOM
4 2 (0.52%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.52%) QRadar
4 2 (0.52%) SCCM
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.26%) CloudForms
5 1 (0.26%) Netcool
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 40 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.85%) Oracle
3 18 (4.71%) Cisco
4 17 (4.45%) VMware
5 12 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 11 (2.88%) SAP
7 10 (2.62%) Adobe
7 10 (2.62%) Citrix
7 10 (2.62%) hybris
7 10 (2.62%) Pega
8 8 (2.09%) MuleSoft
8 8 (2.09%) Splunk
9 7 (1.83%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.83%) IBM
10 6 (1.57%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.57%) Informatica
11 5 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.05%) AppSense
12 4 (1.05%) F5
12 4 (1.05%) MapR
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