The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 404 456
Rank change year-on-year -33 +52  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 145 235 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.50% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 167 101
Median daily rate £575 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £454 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £794 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £563 £535
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in England

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Architect in England

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Architect in England

Senior Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Architect in England

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
London -15 84 £575 -2.21% 20
West Midlands +22 14 £550 +12.82% 1
East of England -5 11 £535 +1.90% 3
South East +27 10 £540 +4.24% 10
South West +10 10 £600 -7.69% 4
North West +9 10 £650 +26.82% 1
North East +56 3 £485 -36.39%
Midlands - 2 £500 - 3
Yorkshire +2 1 £675 -3.57% 3
Senior Architect
UK

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 80 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (21.19%) Finance
3 62 (20.53%) TOGAF
4 48 (15.89%) Windows
5 45 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (13.91%) Security Cleared
7 36 (11.92%) Data Architecture
8 34 (11.26%) ITIL
9 32 (10.60%) Banking
10 31 (10.26%) Java
10 31 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (9.93%) SOA
12 29 (9.60%) Data Modelling
12 29 (9.60%) Microsoft
12 29 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 27 (8.94%) Project Management
13 27 (8.94%) Office 365
14 25 (8.28%) Retail
14 25 (8.28%) ETL
14 25 (8.28%) E-Commerce
14 25 (8.28%) Oracle
14 25 (8.28%) SC Cleared
15 24 (7.95%) Enterprise Architecture
16 23 (7.62%) .NET
17 22 (7.28%) Linux
17 22 (7.28%) User Experience
18 21 (6.95%) Migration
19 20 (6.62%) Scrum
19 20 (6.62%) Python
19 20 (6.62%) SQL Server

Senior Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 17 (5.63%) Confluence
2 15 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.32%) IIS
4 7 (2.32%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.99%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.32%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.99%) CMS
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.66%) CoreMedia CMS
9 2 (0.66%) JBoss
9 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.33%) Liferay
10 1 (0.33%) Mule
10 1 (0.33%) nginx
10 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (2.32%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.66%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.33%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.33%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (8.94%) Office 365
4 9 (2.98%) PaaS
4 9 (2.98%) SaaS
5 4 (1.32%) BPaaS
5 4 (1.32%) IaaS
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.99%) GitHub
6 3 (0.99%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.99%) Yammer
7 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.66%) AWS OpsWorks
7 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.64%) Internet
2 7 (2.32%) Firewall
2 7 (2.32%) Skype
2 7 (2.32%) Wireless
3 5 (1.66%) Network Security
4 3 (0.99%) LAN
4 3 (0.99%) LDAP
4 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.99%) WAN
4 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.66%) BGP
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.66%) DMZ
5 2 (0.66%) HTTP
5 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.66%) OSPF
5 2 (0.66%) Telepresence
5 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.62%) Hadoop
1 20 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (5.30%) Big Data
4 14 (4.64%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.30%) Apache Hive
5 13 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.30%) HBase
6 12 (3.97%) Neo4j
7 9 (2.98%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.99%) DB2
12 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.66%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 19 (6.29%) JIRA
2 8 (2.65%) Axure RP
3 7 (2.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (1.66%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.32%) Subversion
6 3 (0.99%) ERwin
6 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.99%) Maven
6 3 (0.99%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.66%) Ant
7 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.66%) Selenium
7 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.33%) JUnit
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.33%) Toad
8 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (21.19%) Finance
2 32 (10.60%) Banking
3 25 (8.28%) Retail
4 18 (5.96%) Marketing
5 14 (4.64%) Legal
6 7 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.99%) Law
7 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.99%) Automotive
8 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.66%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.62%) .NET
2 15 (4.97%) Web Services
3 13 (4.30%) REST
3 13 (4.30%) SOAP
4 12 (3.97%) Middleware
4 12 (3.97%) Spring
5 11 (3.64%) CSS
6 10 (3.31%) HTML
7 9 (2.98%) HTML5
8 7 (2.32%) CSS3
8 7 (2.32%) XML
9 6 (1.99%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.99%) Node.js
10 5 (1.66%) JSON
11 4 (1.32%) Ajax
11 4 (1.32%) Java EE
11 4 (1.32%) Kafka
11 4 (1.32%) RESTful
11 4 (1.32%) Visualforce
11 4 (1.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.28%) User Experience
2 20 (6.62%) Public Cloud
3 19 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.97%) Data Structures
6 10 (3.31%) Reference Data
7 8 (2.65%) Social Media
8 7 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.32%) RIA
8 7 (2.32%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.66%) BYOD
9 5 (1.66%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.32%) Fintech
10 4 (1.32%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.99%) CESG
11 3 (0.99%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.89%) Windows
2 22 (7.28%) Linux
3 14 (4.64%) CentOS
4 10 (3.31%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.32%) Android
6 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.99%) Unix
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.49%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.53%) TOGAF
3 45 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (11.92%) Data Architecture
5 34 (11.26%) ITIL
6 30 (9.93%) SOA
7 29 (9.60%) Data Modelling
8 27 (8.94%) Project Management
9 25 (8.28%) E-Commerce
9 25 (8.28%) ETL
10 24 (7.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 21 (6.95%) Migration
12 20 (6.62%) Configuration Management
12 20 (6.62%) Scrum
13 19 (6.29%) Analytics
13 19 (6.29%) IT Strategy
13 19 (6.29%) PRINCE2
13 19 (6.29%) Product Management
13 19 (6.29%) SDLC
13 19 (6.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.26%) Java
2 20 (6.62%) Python
3 16 (5.30%) Ruby
3 16 (5.30%) SQL
4 15 (4.97%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.64%) Bash Shell
6 11 (3.64%) C#
7 6 (1.99%) Scala
8 5 (1.66%) C
9 4 (1.32%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.99%) C++
11 2 (0.66%) PHP
11 2 (0.66%) SOQL
12 1 (0.33%) F#
12 1 (0.33%) Groovy
12 1 (0.33%) Perl
12 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.33%) SOSL
12 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 25 (8.28%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.96%) Degree
4 9 (2.98%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.65%) CISSP
6 7 (2.32%) CISM
7 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.99%) MCSE
8 5 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.99%) CCIE
9 3 (0.99%) CCNP
9 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.66%) CITP
10 2 (0.66%) IISP
10 2 (0.66%) MBCS
11 1 (0.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.65%) GDPR
3 5 (1.66%) QA
4 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.99%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.66%) COBIT
6 2 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.33%) IFRS
7 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.33%) MiFID
7 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (6.29%) Docker
2 6 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.32%) XenApp
4 3 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.66%) iptables
5 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) LXC
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (5.96%) Puppet
2 17 (5.63%) Ansible
3 16 (5.30%) Terraform
4 4 (1.32%) MOM
4 4 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.66%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.66%) Salt
5 2 (0.66%) SCCM
5 2 (0.66%) SELinux
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.33%) SCOM
6 1 (0.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 29 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.28%) Oracle
3 18 (5.96%) Cloudera
4 12 (3.97%) IBM
4 12 (3.97%) Splunk
5 11 (3.64%) Adobe
5 11 (3.64%) Citrix
5 11 (3.64%) MapR
5 11 (3.64%) Nuix
5 11 (3.64%) SAP
6 10 (3.31%) Cisco
7 7 (2.32%) Pega
7 7 (2.32%) VMware
8 5 (1.66%) AppSense
8 5 (1.66%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.32%) Juniper
10 3 (0.99%) Apple
10 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.99%) Guidewire
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