The median contractor rate for a Senior Systems Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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 System Architect
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 422 420
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Systems Architect 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.024% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £700 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +64.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £700 £400
% change year-on-year -31.42% +75.00%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Senior Systems Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Architect in London

Senior Systems Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Systems Architect in London