Period
to 21 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £700 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Architect
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 226 247
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 21 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 22
City of London median daily rate £700 £538 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.23% -4.44% -6.25%
10th Percentile £550 £443 £418
90th Percentile £797 £779 £675
Central London median daily rate £648 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +23.33% -4.55% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6490 6366 9441
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 95.57% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5097 5067 7385
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £269
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +7.99% +2.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 77 144
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £34.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.11% -2.78% +5.88%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the City of London

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Architect in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Architect in the City of London

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Architect in the City of London

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
3 8 (38.10%) Banking
4 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 6 (28.57%) Data Governance
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) Private Banking
6 4 (19.05%) Taxonomies
7 3 (14.29%) Teradata
7 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
7 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (9.52%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
8 2 (9.52%) Big Data
8 2 (9.52%) E-Discovery
8 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
8 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
8 2 (9.52%) Workflow
8 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (9.52%) Analytics
8 2 (9.52%) HBase
8 2 (9.52%) Docker
8 2 (9.52%) LDAP
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.52%) Java
8 2 (9.52%) Windows

Senior Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (9.52%) Apache Solr
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
1 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (9.52%) Wireless
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.52%) Big Data
4 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.52%) HBase
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Private Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) WebCenter
2 1 (4.76%) WSDL
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
2 1 (4.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Taxonomies
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Data Modelling
2 6 (28.57%) Data Governance
3 3 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) E-Discovery
4 2 (9.52%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Data Lineage
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Network Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Presales
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Governance
5 1 (4.76%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Python
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
2 1 (4.76%) iptables
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Teradata
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) VMware