The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 232 248
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 19 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.39% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 12
Median daily rate £625 £492 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.16% -2.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £575 £600
% change year-on-year -4.34% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7452 8948 9294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.08% 95.15% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5474 4992
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 383 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +5.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the South East

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Architect in the South East

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Architect in the South East

Senior Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Architect in the South East

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Berkshire +28 7 £688 +5.76%
Oxfordshire - 4 £500 -
West Sussex +7 3 £500 +8.69%
Surrey +8 2 £613 +44.11% 1
Hampshire +1 2 £750 +41.37% 1
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
4 8 (17.78%) Oracle
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 6 (13.33%) Degree
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 5 (11.11%) Java
6 5 (11.11%) .NET
6 5 (11.11%) Web Services
6 5 (11.11%) UML
6 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 4 (8.89%) Presales
7 4 (8.89%) Skype
7 4 (8.89%) Big Data
7 4 (8.89%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (8.89%) Analytics
7 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
7 4 (8.89%) JBoss
7 4 (8.89%) SOAP
7 4 (8.89%) Windows
7 4 (8.89%) Information Management
7 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
7 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared

Senior Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.89%) JBoss
3 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.67%) Apache
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.22%) Documentum
6 1 (2.22%) FileNet
6 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Boomi
3 1 (2.22%) Force.com
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) iPaaS
3 1 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Skype
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) Power BI
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
5 1 (2.22%) NewSQL
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Ant
1 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.22%) Gradle
1 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) JUnit
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) French Language
3 2 (4.44%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) SOAP
3 3 (6.67%) Java EE
3 3 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) Visualforce
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (4.44%) SAP PI
4 2 (4.44%) Spring
4 2 (4.44%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) JDBC
5 1 (2.22%) JSF
5 1 (2.22%) JSP
5 1 (2.22%) Mason
5 1 (2.22%) WSDL
5 1 (2.22%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Life Science
3 3 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.44%) LIMS
4 2 (4.44%) SCADA
4 2 (4.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 5 (11.11%) UML
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
6 4 (8.89%) Information Management
6 4 (8.89%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (8.89%) Presales
7 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) ETL
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) IT Governance
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) Scrum
8 2 (4.44%) SOA
8 2 (4.44%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) Apex Code
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CCIE
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.22%) PA-DSS
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) Guidewire
3 2 (4.44%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.44%) Pega
4 1 (2.22%) Ariba
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) Concur
4 1 (2.22%) Dell
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) Netezza
4 1 (2.22%) Teradata
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
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