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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 423 437 467
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 193 215 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.41% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 157 133
Median daily rate £600 £623 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £738 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £625 £564
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 £45.45 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £45.45 -
% change year-on-year
-29.59% -

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +4 186 £600 -4.00% 20
London +37 104 £600 - 9
South East +15 30 £513 -6.81% 2
North West +2 22 £650 +4.20% 3
Berkshire +11 13 £563 +2.27% 1
Cheshire +19 12 £650 +6.33%
Warrington +11 12 £650 +4.20%
Hampshire +16 8 £544 -9.37%
West Midlands -20 8 £600 +20.00% 1
Reading +4 7 - -
Yorkshire 0 6 £525 -17.64% 2
South West -8 5 £575 -20.68% 2
City of London -15 5 £638 +15.90% 3
North East -23 5 £650 +1.96%
Tyne and Wear -28 5 £650 +1.96%
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 5 £650 +1.96%
West Sussex +12 4 £500 -
Gatwick +9 4 £500 -
Bristol +4 4 - - 1
East Midlands +4 4 £575 +12.74%
West Yorkshire +3 4 £525 -19.23% 2
Manchester +2 4 £519 - 3
Leeds +1 4 £525 -19.23% 2
Lancashire -6 4 £613 -18.33%
Southampton +4 3 £588 -9.61%
Blackpool -12 3 £625 -16.66%
Telford - 3 £600 -
Shropshire - 3 £600 -
Maidenhead +3 2 £700 +12.00%
Scotland -1 2 £600 +20.60% 4

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 75 (18.52%) Finance
2 68 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 56 (13.83%) Enterprise Architecture
4 56 (13.83%) Microsoft
5 52 (12.84%) Java
6 44 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (10.12%) Security Cleared
8 40 (9.88%) Migration
9 37 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 35 (8.64%) Oracle
11 34 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (8.15%) Web Services
12 33 (8.15%) Degree
13 31 (7.65%) Data Centre
14 30 (7.41%) Cisco
15 29 (7.16%) .NET
15 29 (7.16%) Windows
16 28 (6.91%) Data Modelling
16 28 (6.91%) Data Architecture
17 27 (6.67%) SC Cleared
17 27 (6.67%) SOA
18 26 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (6.42%) SQL Server
18 26 (6.42%) Banking
19 25 (6.17%) Mentoring
19 25 (6.17%) Office 365
20 23 (5.68%) E-Commerce
20 23 (5.68%) SharePoint
20 23 (5.68%) ITIL

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 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.96%) Apache
3 11 (2.72%) IIS
4 10 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.22%) JBoss
6 6 (1.48%) SAS
6 6 (1.48%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.23%) CMS
7 5 (1.23%) Confluence
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.74%) Mule
9 3 (0.74%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 22 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.48%) MS Office
4 4 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.99%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.17%) Office 365
3 21 (5.19%) SaaS
4 20 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (2.96%) PaaS
6 8 (1.98%) IaaS
6 8 (1.98%) Yammer
7 5 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.49%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.43%) Firewall
2 17 (4.20%) WAN
3 15 (3.70%) LAN
4 11 (2.72%) Network Security
5 8 (1.98%) VoIP
5 8 (1.98%) VPN
5 8 (1.98%) Wireless
6 7 (1.73%) Internet
7 6 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.48%) DNS
7 6 (1.48%) SAN
7 6 (1.48%) Skype
8 5 (1.23%) SSL
9 4 (0.99%) Extranet
9 4 (0.99%) HTTP
9 4 (0.99%) Intranet
9 4 (0.99%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.74%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.74%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
1 26 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.94%) Big Data
3 11 (2.72%) Data Lake
4 10 (2.47%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.22%) MySQL
5 9 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 8 (1.98%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.48%) OLAP
8 5 (1.23%) OLTP
8 5 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle OWB
9 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.74%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.74%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.74%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 14 (3.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.48%) Axure RP
3 6 (1.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (1.48%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.48%) IntelliJ
3 6 (1.48%) Maven
4 5 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.23%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.23%) FishEye
4 5 (1.23%) GoCD
4 5 (1.23%) JIRA
4 5 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.99%) Ant
5 4 (0.99%) CA Gen
5 4 (0.99%) ClearCase
5 4 (0.99%) ClearQuest
5 4 (0.99%) Gradle
5 4 (0.99%) JUnit
6 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (18.52%) Finance
2 26 (6.42%) Banking
3 22 (5.43%) Retail
4 17 (4.20%) Marketing
5 12 (2.96%) Legal
6 9 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.99%) French Language
9 4 (0.99%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.99%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.74%) Back Office
10 3 (0.74%) Front Office
10 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.74%) Publishing
11 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.15%) Web Services
2 29 (7.16%) .NET
3 23 (5.68%) REST
4 18 (4.44%) HTML
5 16 (3.95%) J2EE
6 15 (3.70%) CSS
7 14 (3.46%) SOAP
8 12 (2.96%) HTML5
8 12 (2.96%) Spring
9 11 (2.72%) XML
10 10 (2.47%) JSON
11 9 (2.22%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.98%) CSS3
12 8 (1.98%) Java EE
13 7 (1.73%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.48%) ASP.NET
14 6 (1.48%) JDBC
14 6 (1.48%) JSF
14 6 (1.48%) Middleware
15 5 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.65%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.44%) User Experience
4 15 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.70%) Data Integration
5 14 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.22%) Taxonomies
8 8 (1.98%) FMCG
9 6 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.48%) RIA
10 5 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.23%) LIMS
10 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.23%) Psychology
11 4 (0.99%) Biometrics
11 4 (0.99%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.99%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.16%) Windows
2 19 (4.69%) Linux
3 16 (3.95%) Unix
4 9 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.98%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.73%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.99%) Android
9 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.74%) Solaris
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) AIX
11 1 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (14.81%) TOGAF
3 56 (13.83%) Enterprise Architecture
4 44 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (9.88%) Migration
6 34 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (6.91%) Data Architecture
7 28 (6.91%) Data Modelling
8 27 (6.67%) SOA
9 25 (6.17%) Mentoring
10 23 (5.68%) E-Commerce
10 23 (5.68%) ITIL
11 22 (5.43%) Coaching
11 22 (5.43%) Data Management
12 20 (4.94%) Target Operating Model
13 18 (4.44%) Business Analysis
13 18 (4.44%) Information Architecture
14 17 (4.20%) Analytics
14 17 (4.20%) Service Management
14 17 (4.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.84%) Java
2 22 (5.43%) SQL
3 19 (4.69%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.21%) C
5 10 (2.47%) C#
6 9 (2.22%) Python
7 8 (1.98%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.73%) Ruby
8 7 (1.73%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.23%) Perl
10 4 (0.99%) PHP
10 4 (0.99%) Scala
11 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.74%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.25%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.25%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.25%) ES6
12 1 (0.25%) JSX
12 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.15%) Degree
3 27 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 22 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.70%) CCIE
6 14 (3.46%) CCNP
7 9 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (1.73%) CCNA
8 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.99%) CISSP
9 4 (0.99%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.74%) CCDE
10 3 (0.74%) ISEB
11 2 (0.49%) CISA
11 2 (0.49%) CISM
11 2 (0.49%) CLAS
11 2 (0.49%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.49%) MCSA
12 1 (0.25%) CCDP
12 1 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.46%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.73%) SLA
4 6 (1.48%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.74%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.74%) QA
7 2 (0.49%) COBIT
7 2 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.49%) EMIR
7 2 (0.49%) MiFID
8 1 (0.25%) FATCA
System Software
1 22 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.47%) XenApp
4 5 (1.23%) Docker
4 5 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (1.23%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.23%) vSphere
5 4 (0.99%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.74%) XenServer
7 2 (0.49%) Btrfs
7 2 (0.49%) HDFS
7 2 (0.49%) Snort
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.25%) KVM
8 1 (0.25%) SRDF
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.73%) Puppet
1 7 (1.73%) SCCM
2 5 (1.23%) Ansible
3 4 (0.99%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.74%) MOM
5 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.49%) Terraform
6 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.25%) CloudForms
6 1 (0.25%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.25%) Netcool
6 1 (0.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 56 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.64%) Oracle
3 30 (7.41%) Cisco
4 20 (4.94%) VMware
5 14 (3.46%) Pega
6 13 (3.21%) Citrix
6 13 (3.21%) MuleSoft
7 12 (2.96%) SAP
8 11 (2.72%) hybris
8 11 (2.72%) Informatica
8 11 (2.72%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.47%) HP
10 8 (1.98%) Adobe
11 7 (1.73%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.48%) F5
12 6 (1.48%) Google
12 6 (1.48%) webMethods
13 5 (1.23%) IBM
13 5 (1.23%) Riverbed
13 5 (1.23%) Splunk
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