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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 417 456 450
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 236 182 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 100 98
Median daily rate £575 £543 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.99% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £439 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £788 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 +53 229 £563 +2.27% 35
London +19 119 £576 +1.49% 21
City of London +37 21 £550 +0.11% 6
North West +4 20 £513 -21.15% 1
West Midlands -13 19 £488 -0.51% 2
East Midlands +9 15 £500 -4.76%
Shropshire - 15 £488 -
South East -9 14 £518 -7.08% 4
North East -64 14 £775 +21.56%
Telford - 13 £488 -
East of England +13 11 £500 -4.76%
Yorkshire +9 11 £550 - 4
Tyne and Wear -71 11 £778 +21.96%
Newcastle upon Tyne -73 11 £778 +24.40%
Cheshire +10 10 £525 -19.23% 1
Nottingham +5 9 £500 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire +5 9 £500 +11.11%
West Yorkshire -1 8 £550 - 4
Berkshire -6 8 £575 +11.65%
Warrington -7 8 £550 -15.38%
Manchester -10 7 £513 -18.00%
Cambridgeshire +21 6 £475 +5.55%
South West +5 5 £650 +30.00% 2
Bristol +5 4 £650 - 1
Cambridge +22 3 £475 +5.55%
Hertfordshire +14 3 £438 -20.45%
West Sussex - 3 £434 -
Westminster - 3 £600 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £600 -
Bradford - 3 £679 - 1

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 137 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (18.56%) Finance
3 88 (17.56%) Java
3 88 (17.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 76 (15.17%) TOGAF
5 74 (14.77%) Oracle
6 69 (13.77%) Security Cleared
7 63 (12.57%) Technical Architecture
8 57 (11.38%) SQL
9 55 (10.98%) .NET
10 52 (10.38%) Open Source
11 51 (10.18%) User Experience
12 50 (9.98%) Microsoft
12 50 (9.98%) SC Cleared
13 48 (9.58%) MongoDB
14 44 (8.78%) Degree
14 44 (8.78%) SOA
15 42 (8.38%) Linux
15 42 (8.38%) Project Management
16 41 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
16 41 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
17 40 (7.98%) ITIL
17 40 (7.98%) Data Architecture
17 40 (7.98%) Data Centre
18 39 (7.78%) HTML
19 38 (7.58%) JavaScript
20 37 (7.39%) Software Architecture
21 35 (6.99%) Marketing
21 35 (6.99%) Data Modelling
22 34 (6.79%) 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 21 (4.19%) SAS
2 15 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.20%) Confluence
4 10 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.80%) IIS
6 7 (1.40%) JBoss
7 6 (1.20%) Apache
7 6 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.80%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.80%) CMS
10 3 (0.60%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.60%) Mule
10 3 (0.60%) nginx
10 3 (0.60%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.40%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (3.99%) MS Visio
2 17 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.60%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) RMDS
4 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.39%) IaaS
4 16 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (3.19%) Office 365
5 12 (2.40%) SaaS
6 8 (1.60%) PaaS
7 4 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.80%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.19%) LAN
2 20 (3.99%) Internet
3 18 (3.59%) Firewall
4 17 (3.39%) WAN
5 12 (2.40%) HTTP
6 10 (2.00%) NAS
6 10 (2.00%) Network Security
7 9 (1.80%) 4G
8 8 (1.60%) SAN
8 8 (1.60%) VLAN
9 7 (1.40%) DNS
9 7 (1.40%) Multicast
10 6 (1.20%) Intranet
10 6 (1.20%) MPLS
11 5 (1.00%) Extranet
11 5 (1.00%) LTE
11 5 (1.00%) TETRA
11 5 (1.00%) VPN
12 4 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.58%) MongoDB
2 41 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (5.39%) SQL Server
4 25 (4.99%) Hadoop
5 23 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (3.99%) Big Data
7 18 (3.59%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (3.19%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.99%) HBase
10 13 (2.59%) Pentaho
11 12 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.80%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.40%) DB2
13 7 (1.40%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.40%) OLAP
13 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.20%) MySQL
14 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (1.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (3.99%) Axure RP
2 19 (3.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 19 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.79%) Maven
3 18 (3.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 15 (2.99%) ERwin
5 12 (2.40%) SoapUI
6 11 (2.20%) JIRA
7 5 (1.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.60%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.60%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.60%) JUnit
8 3 (0.60%) Selenium
8 3 (0.60%) TestNG
9 1 (0.20%) AppScan
9 1 (0.20%) MSI
9 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
General
1 93 (18.56%) Finance
2 35 (6.99%) Marketing
3 28 (5.59%) Retail
4 25 (4.99%) Banking
5 22 (4.39%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.79%) Publishing
7 12 (2.40%) Law
8 11 (2.20%) Front Office
9 9 (1.80%) Legal
10 5 (1.00%) Billing
10 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.00%) Military
11 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Greek Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.98%) .NET
2 39 (7.78%) HTML
3 32 (6.39%) Spring
4 31 (6.19%) REST
5 30 (5.99%) CSS
6 26 (5.19%) SOAP
7 24 (4.79%) J2EE
8 23 (4.59%) Web Services
9 19 (3.79%) ELK Stack
9 19 (3.79%) Hystrix
9 19 (3.79%) JSON
9 19 (3.79%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (3.79%) Spring Boot
9 19 (3.79%) WireMock
10 17 (3.39%) Middleware
11 16 (3.19%) AngularJS
11 16 (3.19%) HTML5
12 15 (2.99%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.59%) CSS3
13 13 (2.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.18%) User Experience
2 41 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (7.98%) Data Centre
4 31 (6.19%) Visualisation
5 27 (5.39%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (2.79%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.79%) Psychology
8 13 (2.59%) RIA
9 11 (2.20%) Smart Meter
10 10 (2.00%) CESG
10 10 (2.00%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.40%) Data Integration
11 7 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.00%) Public Cloud
12 5 (1.00%) Replication
12 5 (1.00%) Social Media
13 4 (0.80%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.80%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.38%) Linux
2 34 (6.79%) Unix
3 21 (4.19%) Windows
4 11 (2.20%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.00%) Mac OS X
5 5 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.60%) Android
6 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.40%) Solaris
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) AIX
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (17.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 76 (15.17%) TOGAF
4 63 (12.57%) Technical Architecture
5 52 (10.38%) Open Source
6 44 (8.78%) SOA
7 42 (8.38%) Project Management
8 40 (7.98%) Data Architecture
8 40 (7.98%) ITIL
9 37 (7.39%) Software Architecture
10 35 (6.99%) Data Modelling
11 34 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (5.99%) CRM
12 30 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (5.79%) E-Commerce
13 29 (5.79%) Migration
14 28 (5.59%) Data Management
15 26 (5.19%) Scrum
15 26 (5.19%) Security Architecture
16 25 (4.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (17.56%) Java
2 57 (11.38%) SQL
3 38 (7.58%) JavaScript
4 21 (4.19%) C#
5 19 (3.79%) Shell Script
6 15 (2.99%) Python
7 13 (2.59%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.40%) C
8 7 (1.40%) VB
9 6 (1.20%) Ruby
9 6 (1.20%) Scala
10 5 (1.00%) R
11 4 (0.80%) C++
11 4 (0.80%) FQL
11 4 (0.80%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.40%) VB6
13 1 (0.20%) Groovy
13 1 (0.20%) Perl
13 1 (0.20%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 50 (9.98%) SC Cleared
3 44 (8.78%) Degree
4 20 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (3.19%) CCNP
6 14 (2.79%) CISSP
7 12 (2.40%) CCNA
8 10 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (1.80%) CCIE
10 8 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.60%) CREST Certified
10 8 (1.60%) CRISC
11 7 (1.40%) MBA
12 5 (1.00%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.60%) CCDE
14 3 (0.60%) CLAS
15 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.80%) QA
4 2 (0.40%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (3.79%) Docker
2 17 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.80%) XenApp
6 4 (0.80%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.60%) vSphere
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.40%) KVM
8 2 (0.40%) NFS
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.40%) RACF
8 2 (0.40%) SRDF
8 2 (0.40%) Xen
9 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 21 (4.19%) Puppet
2 19 (3.79%) Graphite
3 12 (2.40%) Grafana
4 10 (2.00%) SCCM
5 7 (1.40%) Consul
5 7 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.40%) StatsD
6 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.80%) SCOM
7 3 (0.60%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.40%) Ansible
8 2 (0.40%) zSecure
9 1 (0.20%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (14.77%) Oracle
2 50 (9.98%) Microsoft
3 32 (6.39%) Cisco
4 22 (4.39%) Citrix
5 20 (3.99%) SAP
6 19 (3.79%) Tableau
6 19 (3.79%) VMware
7 18 (3.59%) Informatica
7 18 (3.59%) Pega
8 17 (3.39%) Adobe
9 15 (2.99%) CA
10 12 (2.40%) HP
10 12 (2.40%) IBM
10 12 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.80%) F5
11 9 (1.80%) NetApp
11 9 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.80%) Riverbed
12 8 (1.60%) Google
13 7 (1.40%) Teradata
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