Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Technical Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Technical Architect
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 595 583
Rank change year-on-year -20 -12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Technical Architect 19 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.027% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.028% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 11
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £408 £460 £485
90th Percentile £716 £710 £713
England median daily rate £600 £600 £625
% change year-on-year - -4.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £45.45

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Technical Architect in London

Senior Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Technical Architect in London

Senior Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Technical Architect in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Technical Architect in London

Senior Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Technical Architect within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -5 2 - -
East London - 1 £680 -
Senior Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Senior Technical 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 London region featuring Senior Technical Architect in the job title.

1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (15.79%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) QA
3 3 (15.79%) Data Security
3 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.53%) NHS
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (10.53%) Blog
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring

Senior Technical Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Siebel CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (5.26%) VXLAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) HBase
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) MorphX
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
1 3 (15.79%) Spring
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Dojo
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) Redux
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blog
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) IPTV
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) MPEG
2 1 (5.26%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Customer-Centricity
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Data Security
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Rapid Prototyping
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) User Stories
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.26%) Reference Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
1 2 (10.53%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) F5
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) MapR
2 1 (5.26%) Meraki
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) NetApp
2 1 (5.26%) Nuix
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Siebel
2 1 (5.26%) Temenos
2 1 (5.26%) VMware