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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 409 458 444
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 244 180 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 104 106
Median daily rate £569 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.20% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £443 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £619 £475
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +30.26%
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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +36 230 £569 -5.20% 43
London +9 94 £575 +2.22% 23
North West +4 37 £556 -15.71% 4
West Midlands +8 21 £488 -17.02% 3
Cheshire -5 20 £563 -13.46% 1
Warrington -11 18 £563 -14.12%
South East -12 18 £438 -12.50% 9
North East -43 17 £750 +15.38%
City of London +52 15 £550 -4.24% 4
Yorkshire +12 15 £685 -2.14% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -49 15 £750 +15.38%
Tyne and Wear -49 15 £750 +15.38%
Shropshire - 15 £488 -
Manchester +5 14 £513 -18.00% 3
East Midlands +22 13 £475 -20.83%
East of England +9 12 £583 +9.90%
Telford - 12 £488 -
Sheffield - 10 £745 -
South Yorkshire - 10 £745 -
Nottingham - 8 £500 -
Nottinghamshire - 8 £500 -
Hertfordshire +14 5 £575 +48.38%
Bedfordshire +6 5 £590 -3.67%
South West -5 5 £650 +30.00%
Berkshire -7 5 £475 -5.47% 4
West Yorkshire -2 4 £613 -12.50% 3
Leeds -5 4 £613 -12.50% 2
West Sussex - 4 £434 -
Buckinghamshire +14 3 £438 -
Northampton +5 3 £438 -2.77%

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 146 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (18.20%) Finance
2 89 (18.20%) Enterprise Architecture
3 86 (17.59%) Java
4 75 (15.34%) TOGAF
5 71 (14.52%) Technical Architecture
5 71 (14.52%) Oracle
6 69 (14.11%) Security Cleared
7 54 (11.04%) SQL
8 52 (10.63%) .NET
9 48 (9.82%) User Experience
10 47 (9.61%) MongoDB
11 46 (9.41%) SC Cleared
12 45 (9.20%) Microsoft
13 44 (9.00%) SOA
14 43 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
15 42 (8.59%) Open Source
15 42 (8.59%) JavaScript
15 42 (8.59%) Linux
16 40 (8.18%) HTML
17 39 (7.98%) Data Modelling
17 39 (7.98%) Software Architecture
18 38 (7.77%) Degree
19 37 (7.57%) ITIL
20 34 (6.95%) REST
20 34 (6.95%) Data Warehouse
20 34 (6.95%) E-Commerce
20 34 (6.95%) Data Architecture
21 33 (6.75%) Project Management
22 32 (6.54%) Unix

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 (4.29%) SAS
2 16 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.25%) Confluence
4 10 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 9 (1.84%) Apache
5 9 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.64%) JBoss
6 8 (1.64%) Node.js
7 7 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.43%) nginx
8 6 (1.23%) IIS
8 6 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.02%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.82%) CMS
11 3 (0.61%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.61%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.41%) Mule
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 14 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (2.66%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.64%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.20%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.20%) RMDS
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.66%) SaaS
5 12 (2.45%) IaaS
6 11 (2.25%) Office 365
7 5 (1.02%) PaaS
8 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.20%) Boomi
9 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.11%) Internet
2 17 (3.48%) LAN
3 15 (3.07%) Firewall
4 13 (2.66%) Network Security
4 13 (2.66%) WAN
5 11 (2.25%) NAS
6 10 (2.04%) HTTP
6 10 (2.04%) SAN
6 10 (2.04%) VLAN
7 9 (1.84%) MPLS
7 9 (1.84%) Multicast
8 8 (1.64%) DNS
9 5 (1.02%) DOCSIS
9 5 (1.02%) PSTN
9 5 (1.02%) VoIP
10 4 (0.82%) 4G
11 3 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
11 3 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.61%) Skype
11 3 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.61%) MongoDB
2 34 (6.95%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (5.93%) SQL Server
4 25 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (4.50%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.27%) Big Data
6 16 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (2.86%) Apache Hive
7 14 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.66%) HBase
9 12 (2.45%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.25%) Pentaho
11 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.64%) MySQL
13 7 (1.43%) DB2
13 7 (1.43%) Redis
13 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 19 (3.89%) Maven
3 18 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (3.48%) Axure RP
5 15 (3.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 13 (2.66%) ERwin
7 11 (2.25%) JIRA
7 11 (2.25%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.61%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.61%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.61%) JUnit
9 3 (0.61%) Selenium
9 3 (0.61%) TestNG
10 1 (0.20%) AppScan
10 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.20%) MSI
10 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.20%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
General
1 89 (18.20%) Finance
2 29 (5.93%) Marketing
3 25 (5.11%) Retail
3 25 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.09%) Banking
5 15 (3.07%) Publishing
6 12 (2.45%) Law
7 9 (1.84%) Billing
7 9 (1.84%) Front Office
7 9 (1.84%) Legal
8 5 (1.02%) Military
9 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Korean Language
10 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Greek Language
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (10.63%) .NET
2 40 (8.18%) HTML
3 34 (6.95%) REST
4 31 (6.34%) Spring
5 28 (5.73%) CSS
6 27 (5.52%) SOAP
7 21 (4.29%) J2EE
8 20 (4.09%) Middleware
9 18 (3.68%) ELK Stack
9 18 (3.68%) Hystrix
9 18 (3.68%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (3.68%) Spring Boot
10 16 (3.27%) JSON
10 16 (3.27%) Web Services
11 15 (3.07%) .NET Framework
11 15 (3.07%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.45%) HTML5
12 12 (2.45%) RESTful
12 12 (2.45%) Swagger
13 10 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.82%) User Experience
2 43 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.54%) Data Centre
4 29 (5.93%) Visualisation
5 27 (5.52%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.66%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.25%) CESG
8 11 (2.25%) Data Integration
8 11 (2.25%) RIA
8 11 (2.25%) Smart Meter
9 10 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.04%) Psychology
10 6 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.23%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.02%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.02%) Social Media
12 4 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.82%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.59%) Linux
2 32 (6.54%) Unix
3 18 (3.68%) Windows
4 11 (2.25%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.41%) Android
8 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (18.20%) Enterprise Architecture
3 75 (15.34%) TOGAF
4 71 (14.52%) Technical Architecture
5 44 (9.00%) SOA
6 42 (8.59%) Open Source
7 39 (7.98%) Data Modelling
7 39 (7.98%) Software Architecture
8 37 (7.57%) ITIL
9 34 (6.95%) Data Architecture
9 34 (6.95%) E-Commerce
10 33 (6.75%) Project Management
11 31 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (6.13%) CRM
13 29 (5.93%) Migration
14 28 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (5.73%) TDD
15 27 (5.52%) Security Architecture
16 25 (5.11%) Wireframes
17 23 (4.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 86 (17.59%) Java
2 54 (11.04%) SQL
3 42 (8.59%) JavaScript
4 21 (4.29%) C#
5 19 (3.89%) Python
6 15 (3.07%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.64%) C++
8 8 (1.64%) Scala
9 7 (1.43%) Ruby
9 7 (1.43%) VB
10 5 (1.02%) C
10 5 (1.02%) R
11 4 (0.82%) FQL
11 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.41%) PHP
12 2 (0.41%) VB6
13 1 (0.20%) Groovy
13 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (14.11%) Security Cleared
2 46 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 38 (7.77%) Degree
4 16 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (3.07%) CISSP
6 13 (2.66%) CCNP
7 11 (2.25%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (2.04%) CCNA
9 8 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.64%) CREST Certified
9 8 (1.64%) CRISC
9 8 (1.64%) MBCS
10 7 (1.43%) MBA
11 6 (1.23%) CCIE
11 6 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.61%) CITP
12 3 (0.61%) CLAS
13 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.82%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (3.68%) Docker
2 12 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.61%) XenApp
5 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.41%) RACF
6 2 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.20%) KVM
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.20%) NFS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.20%) SRDF
7 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (3.89%) Puppet
2 18 (3.68%) Graphite
3 12 (2.45%) Grafana
4 9 (1.84%) SCCM
5 7 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.43%) StatsD
6 4 (0.82%) SCOM
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Intune
8 2 (0.41%) zSecure
9 1 (0.20%) Ansible
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 71 (14.52%) Oracle
2 45 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.52%) Cisco
4 22 (4.50%) Citrix
4 22 (4.50%) SAP
5 18 (3.68%) Pega
6 17 (3.48%) Tableau
7 16 (3.27%) Informatica
8 15 (3.07%) Adobe
9 14 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (2.86%) VMware
10 13 (2.66%) CA
11 12 (2.45%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.25%) HP
12 11 (2.25%) IBM
13 10 (2.04%) NetApp
14 9 (1.84%) Riverbed
15 8 (1.64%) F5
16 7 (1.43%) Apigee
16 7 (1.43%) Mashery
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