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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 445 485 433
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 213 161 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 91 93
Median daily rate £575 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £445 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £515
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £61.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £61.00

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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 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
England +45 208 £575 +11.65% 48
London +41 117 £600 +14.28% 23
West Midlands -16 21 £488 -8.45% 6
City of London +42 16 £538 +2.50% 6
Yorkshire +13 16 £550 - 6
East Midlands +9 16 £600 +33.33% 1
Shropshire - 16 £488 -
Telford - 15 £488 -
North East -45 13 £778 +55.50% 1
West Yorkshire +10 11 £550 - 4
East of England +24 10 £500 +1.52%
Nottinghamshire +8 10 £600 +33.33%
Nottingham +5 10 £600 +33.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -59 10 £780 +57.57% 1
Tyne and Wear -64 10 £780 +56.00% 1
South East +5 8 £475 -14.79% 4
Berkshire +3 7 £575 +11.65% 3
Cambridgeshire +26 6 £513 +20.58%
South West +6 5 £650 - 4
Hertfordshire +18 4 £500 -9.09%
Cambridge +14 4 £475 +11.76%
Bristol +3 4 £650 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +4 3 £500 -9.09%
Leeds -3 3 £550 - 2
Warwickshire -3 3 £550 -31.25%
South Yorkshire - 3 £750 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £600 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £575 -
Bradford - 3 £679 - 2
Westminster - 3 £600 -

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 118 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (19.55%) Java
3 86 (17.70%) Finance
4 80 (16.46%) Enterprise Architecture
5 74 (15.23%) Oracle
6 65 (13.37%) TOGAF
7 59 (12.14%) Security Cleared
8 52 (10.70%) Technical Architecture
8 52 (10.70%) SQL
9 50 (10.29%) .NET
10 49 (10.08%) Microsoft
10 49 (10.08%) Open Source
10 49 (10.08%) User Experience
11 48 (9.88%) SC Cleared
12 45 (9.26%) Linux
12 45 (9.26%) MongoDB
13 43 (8.85%) SOA
14 39 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
14 39 (8.02%) Project Management
15 37 (7.61%) Degree
15 37 (7.61%) Data Centre
16 36 (7.41%) Marketing
16 36 (7.41%) JavaScript
17 35 (7.20%) Unix
17 35 (7.20%) Data Architecture
17 35 (7.20%) Retail
17 35 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (6.79%) HTML
19 32 (6.58%) ITIL
19 32 (6.58%) Business Intelligence

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 17 (3.50%) SAS
2 16 (3.29%) Confluence
3 15 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.88%) IIS
5 11 (2.26%) Apache
6 10 (2.06%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.85%) JBoss
8 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (1.03%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.03%) Mule
11 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.82%) CMS
11 4 (0.82%) Mule ESB
11 4 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.62%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.62%) nginx
12 3 (0.62%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.41%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 19 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.29%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.41%) InVision
8 1 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) RMDS
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.50%) Office 365
4 16 (3.29%) IaaS
5 13 (2.67%) SaaS
6 11 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.26%) PaaS
7 4 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.82%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) Boomi
9 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.21%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.32%) Firewall
2 19 (3.91%) LAN
3 18 (3.70%) Internet
3 18 (3.70%) WAN
4 14 (2.88%) HTTP
5 8 (1.65%) NAS
5 8 (1.65%) Network Security
5 8 (1.65%) SAN
6 7 (1.44%) 4G
7 6 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.23%) Intranet
7 6 (1.23%) VPN
8 5 (1.03%) Extranet
8 5 (1.03%) LTE
8 5 (1.03%) Multicast
8 5 (1.03%) SSL
8 5 (1.03%) TETRA
8 5 (1.03%) Wireless
9 4 (0.82%) DNS
9 4 (0.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.26%) MongoDB
2 39 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (5.76%) SQL Server
4 23 (4.73%) Hadoop
4 23 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (3.70%) Big Data
6 16 (3.29%) Apache Hive
7 15 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (3.09%) HBase
8 14 (2.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.67%) Pentaho
10 11 (2.26%) MySQL
11 10 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.44%) Data Lake
12 7 (1.44%) DB2
12 7 (1.44%) OLAP
12 7 (1.44%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 24 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.32%) Maven
3 19 (3.91%) Axure RP
4 17 (3.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 16 (3.29%) JIRA
6 14 (2.88%) ERwin
7 12 (2.47%) SoapUI
8 7 (1.44%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.03%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.03%) FishEye
9 5 (1.03%) GoCD
9 5 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.03%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.62%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.62%) ClearQuest
10 3 (0.62%) JUnit
10 3 (0.62%) Selenium
10 3 (0.62%) TestNG
11 2 (0.41%) NetBeans
General
1 86 (17.70%) Finance
2 36 (7.41%) Marketing
3 35 (7.20%) Retail
4 27 (5.56%) Banking
5 19 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.67%) Law
7 12 (2.47%) Publishing
8 10 (2.06%) Front Office
9 7 (1.44%) Legal
10 5 (1.03%) Billing
10 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.82%) Military
12 2 (0.41%) Back Office
12 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
13 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) Greek Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.29%) .NET
2 33 (6.79%) HTML
3 32 (6.58%) Spring
4 30 (6.17%) Web Services
5 27 (5.56%) REST
5 27 (5.56%) SOAP
6 24 (4.94%) CSS
6 24 (4.94%) J2EE
7 19 (3.91%) ELK Stack
7 19 (3.91%) Hystrix
7 19 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (3.91%) Spring Boot
7 19 (3.91%) WireMock
8 17 (3.50%) JSON
9 16 (3.29%) Middleware
10 15 (3.09%) AngularJS
11 13 (2.67%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.67%) RESTful
12 12 (2.47%) HTML5
12 12 (2.47%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.08%) User Experience
2 37 (7.61%) Data Centre
3 35 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.97%) Visualisation
5 27 (5.56%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.88%) Psychology
7 13 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.67%) RIA
8 12 (2.47%) Virtual Team
9 10 (2.06%) CESG
9 10 (2.06%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.44%) Data Integration
10 7 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.23%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.03%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.03%) Replication
13 4 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.82%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.82%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.26%) Linux
2 35 (7.20%) Unix
3 26 (5.35%) Windows
4 12 (2.47%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.23%) Windows 8
6 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.62%) Android
7 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (16.46%) Enterprise Architecture
3 65 (13.37%) TOGAF
4 52 (10.70%) Technical Architecture
5 49 (10.08%) Open Source
6 43 (8.85%) SOA
7 39 (8.02%) Project Management
8 35 (7.20%) Data Architecture
9 32 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (6.58%) ITIL
10 31 (6.38%) Data Modelling
10 31 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (6.17%) Coaching
11 30 (6.17%) Software Architecture
12 28 (5.76%) E-Commerce
13 27 (5.56%) Data Management
14 26 (5.35%) CRM
14 26 (5.35%) Risk Management
15 25 (5.14%) Mentoring
16 23 (4.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 95 (19.55%) Java
2 52 (10.70%) SQL
3 36 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 19 (3.91%) C#
5 17 (3.50%) Shell Script
6 13 (2.67%) Python
7 12 (2.47%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.85%) C
9 6 (1.23%) Ruby
9 6 (1.23%) Scala
9 6 (1.23%) VB
10 4 (0.82%) FQL
10 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.62%) C++
11 3 (0.62%) R
12 1 (0.21%) Groovy
12 1 (0.21%) Perl
12 1 (0.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (12.14%) Security Cleared
2 48 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.61%) Degree
4 20 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.88%) CCNP
5 14 (2.88%) CISSP
6 10 (2.06%) CCIE
6 10 (2.06%) CCNA
6 10 (2.06%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (1.65%) CREST Certified
7 8 (1.65%) CRISC
8 5 (1.03%) CCDE
9 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.82%) MBA
9 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.62%) CLAS
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.82%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) COBIT
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (3.91%) Active Directory
1 19 (3.91%) Docker
2 14 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.82%) XenApp
5 4 (0.82%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.62%) vSphere
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.41%) KVM
7 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.41%) NFS
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.41%) RACF
7 2 (0.41%) Snort
7 2 (0.41%) SRDF
7 2 (0.41%) Xen
8 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 22 (4.53%) Puppet
2 19 (3.91%) Graphite
3 12 (2.47%) Grafana
4 11 (2.26%) SCCM
5 7 (1.44%) Consul
6 5 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.03%) StatsD
7 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.62%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.62%) Ansible
8 3 (0.62%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.62%) SCOM
9 2 (0.41%) zSecure
10 1 (0.21%) CloudHub
10 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (15.23%) Oracle
2 49 (10.08%) Microsoft
3 30 (6.17%) Cisco
4 18 (3.70%) Citrix
4 18 (3.70%) Pega
4 18 (3.70%) SAP
5 17 (3.50%) Informatica
5 17 (3.50%) Tableau
6 16 (3.29%) VMware
7 15 (3.09%) Adobe
8 14 (2.88%) CA
9 13 (2.67%) HP
10 12 (2.47%) IBM
11 10 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.85%) Google
12 9 (1.85%) NetApp
13 7 (1.44%) F5
13 7 (1.44%) hybris
13 7 (1.44%) MuleSoft
13 7 (1.44%) Riverbed
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