The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 421 417 448
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 194 162 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 79 79
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£550 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £534 £450 £436
% change year-on-year
+18.61% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £61.00 £60.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £60.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 173 £550 +4.76% 34
London -2 92 £550 +0.27% 17
South East +6 33 £406 -9.72% 3
Berkshire +25 23 £413 +3.12% 1
City of London -3 14 £613 +16.66% 8
West Midlands -5 11 £513 +12.32% 2
Scotland -6 11 £400 -23.80% 1
East of England -19 11 £600 -7.69% 4
Edinburgh -3 9 £400 -23.80% 1
Hertfordshire -8 9 £569 -12.50%
Reading +15 8 - -
Surrey +4 7 - -
Birmingham +3 7 - - 1
Yorkshire +1 6 £550 +27.16% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £600 -
West Yorkshire +1 5 - - 1
North West -14 5 £563 +60.71% 2
Leeds - 4 - -
Cheshire 0 3 £563 +18.42%
Bristol -17 3 £425 - 1
South West -36 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Midlands +3 2 £500 -
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Redhill - 2 - -
Staines - 2 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Essex -8 1 - - 1
South Wales -11 1 £620 - 1
Wales -14 1 £620 - 1
Manchester -15 1 £575 +64.28% 1

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Architect in their job title.

1 75 (20.33%) Oracle
2 71 (19.24%) Finance
3 50 (13.55%) TOGAF
4 46 (12.47%) Java
5 42 (11.38%) SQL
5 42 (11.38%) SOA
6 39 (10.57%) Telecoms
7 36 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 36 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
8 35 (9.49%) Data Modelling
9 30 (8.13%) Project Management
9 30 (8.13%) Security Cleared
9 30 (8.13%) Banking
10 29 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 28 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (6.78%) Degree
12 25 (6.78%) 3G
13 24 (6.50%) Analytics
14 22 (5.96%) Middleware
14 22 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (5.96%) Open Source
15 21 (5.69%) ITIL
16 20 (5.42%) Linux
16 20 (5.42%) HTML
17 19 (5.15%) Migration
17 19 (5.15%) .NET
17 19 (5.15%) Retail
18 18 (4.88%) Computer Science
18 18 (4.88%) SC Cleared
18 18 (4.88%) Microsoft

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (1.36%) Node.js
4 5 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.08%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.08%) Liferay
6 3 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.81%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.54%) IIS
7 2 (0.54%) Apache
7 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.54%) MS Project
3 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.27%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Cerner Millennium
2 3 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.54%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.90%) Office 365
2 6 (1.63%) SaaS
3 5 (1.36%) PaaS
4 2 (0.54%) IaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.78%) 3G
2 14 (3.79%) Internet
3 12 (3.25%) Broadband
4 11 (2.98%) Firewall
5 10 (2.71%) LTE
5 10 (2.71%) 4G
6 9 (2.44%) WAN
7 8 (2.17%) MPLS
8 7 (1.90%) Wireless
8 7 (1.90%) LAN
9 6 (1.63%) HTTP
9 6 (1.63%) BGP
9 6 (1.63%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (1.36%) OSPF
10 5 (1.36%) SAN
10 5 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.36%) FTP
10 5 (1.36%) VoIP
11 4 (1.08%) SNMP
11 4 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.61%) Big Data
1 17 (4.61%) Oracle Database
1 17 (4.61%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.79%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.98%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (2.17%) MySQL
6 8 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.36%) DB2
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.08%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.08%) Selenium
2 4 (1.08%) JIRA
2 4 (1.08%) Maven
2 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.08%) Hudson
3 3 (0.81%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.81%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.81%) JUnit
3 3 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.54%) Subversion
4 2 (0.54%) Ant
4 2 (0.54%) ERwin
4 2 (0.54%) Mockito
4 2 (0.54%) JBehave
4 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 71 (19.24%) Finance
2 39 (10.57%) Telecoms
3 30 (8.13%) Banking
4 19 (5.15%) Retail
5 15 (4.07%) Marketing
6 12 (3.25%) Billing
7 7 (1.90%) Back Office
7 7 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.90%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.36%) German Language
9 3 (0.81%) Automotive
10 2 (0.54%) French Language
10 2 (0.54%) Front Office
10 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.96%) Middleware
2 20 (5.42%) HTML
3 19 (5.15%) .NET
4 16 (4.34%) CSS
5 15 (4.07%) jQuery
5 15 (4.07%) HTML5
6 12 (3.25%) Web Services
6 12 (3.25%) Hibernate
7 11 (2.98%) XML
7 11 (2.98%) J2EE
7 11 (2.98%) Ajax
8 10 (2.71%) JSON
9 9 (2.44%) CSS3
9 9 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (2.44%) Spring
9 9 (2.44%) JPA
10 8 (2.17%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.90%) REST
11 7 (1.90%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.90%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.96%) Open Source
2 18 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.44%) PACS
4 8 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.17%) NHS
5 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.90%) CESG
6 5 (1.36%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.08%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.08%) PKI
8 3 (0.81%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.54%) Informatics
9 2 (0.54%) Derivative
9 2 (0.54%) FMCG
9 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.54%) PMI
9 2 (0.54%) DTV
9 2 (0.54%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.42%) Linux
2 13 (3.52%) UNIX
3 12 (3.25%) Windows
3 12 (3.25%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.98%) Android
5 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.08%) Solaris
6 4 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.81%) AIX
8 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.54%) HPUX
8 2 (0.54%) VMS
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) zOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.27%) VME
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (13.55%) TOGAF
2 42 (11.38%) SOA
3 36 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 36 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
4 35 (9.49%) Data Modelling
5 30 (8.13%) Project Management
6 29 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (6.50%) Analytics
9 22 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (5.69%) ITIL
11 19 (5.15%) Migration
12 17 (4.61%) Zachman Framework
13 16 (4.34%) MVC
14 15 (4.07%) UML
14 15 (4.07%) OO
15 14 (3.79%) Security Architecture
15 14 (3.79%) Data Architecture
16 13 (3.52%) CRM
16 13 (3.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.47%) Java
2 42 (11.38%) SQL
3 16 (4.34%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.44%) C#
4 9 (2.44%) Ruby
5 6 (1.63%) Python
5 6 (1.63%) Perl
5 6 (1.63%) PHP
6 4 (1.08%) PHP5
7 3 (0.81%) R
7 3 (0.81%) Scala
7 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.81%) C++
8 2 (0.54%) XPath
8 2 (0.54%) C
8 2 (0.54%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.54%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (8.13%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.78%) Degree
3 18 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.44%) CISSP
6 8 (2.17%) CISM
7 7 (1.90%) CISA
7 7 (1.90%) CCIE
8 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.36%) CCNA
10 4 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.81%) CCDP
11 3 (0.81%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.81%) MCSE
11 3 (0.81%) MCITP
11 3 (0.81%) MCTS
12 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.54%) CCNP
12 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.54%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.08%) SLA
1 4 (1.08%) Basel III
2 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.27%) COBIT
3 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.81%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (0.54%) XenApp
4 2 (0.54%) XenServer
4 2 (0.54%) vSphere
4 2 (0.54%) vCloud
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.27%) Nmap
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.90%) Puppet
2 4 (1.08%) SCCM
3 3 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.81%) SCOM
4 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.27%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.27%) Netcool
5 1 (0.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.27%) Control-M
5 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 75 (20.33%) Oracle
2 18 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.61%) SAP
4 12 (3.25%) Cisco
4 12 (3.25%) VMware
5 11 (2.98%) Cerner
6 10 (2.71%) JBoss
7 9 (2.44%) IBM
8 8 (2.17%) Citrix
9 7 (1.90%) EMC
9 7 (1.90%) Siebel
10 6 (1.63%) Sybase
10 6 (1.63%) Informatica
11 5 (1.36%) Twitter
11 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.36%) Zend
12 4 (1.08%) Cloudera
13 3 (0.81%) RapidMiner
13 3 (0.81%) Tableau
13 3 (0.81%) Sencha
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