Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £605 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 Architect
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 201 201
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 17 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.052% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.055% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 22
South West median daily rate £605 £650 £738
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.92% -11.86% +63.89%
10th Percentile £513 £560 £522
90th Percentile £688 £650 £838
England median daily rate £591 £575 £615
% change year-on-year +2.83% -6.50% +8.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £45.45
% change year-on-year -22.22% -0.99% -25.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5298 5455 6305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 94.90% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3316 3540 4102
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 345 401
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £45.75
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in the South West

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Architect in the South West

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Architect in the South West

Senior Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Architect in the South West

Senior Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol 0 11 £605 -6.92% 3
Wiltshire +3 3 £540 -6.09%
Dorset - 2 - -
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) TOGAF
2 11 (64.71%) Data Modelling
3 9 (52.94%) Data Architecture
4 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) Data Strategy
5 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
5 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (35.29%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) ETL
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (23.53%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
9 3 (17.65%) Big Data
9 3 (17.65%) Reference Data
9 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
9 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
9 3 (17.65%) Data Management
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
10 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.76%) Cognos
10 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (11.76%) ERP
10 2 (11.76%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 2 (11.76%) Legal

Senior Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) Lawson
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) HBase
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) Neo4j
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Reference Data
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) TOGAF
2 11 (64.71%) Data Modelling
3 9 (52.94%) Data Architecture
4 8 (47.06%) Data Strategy
5 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
5 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (35.29%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) ETL
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
8 3 (17.65%) Data Management
8 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
9 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Data Enrichment
9 2 (11.76%) Information Architecture
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Reference Data Management
9 2 (11.76%) SDLC
9 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
1 2 (11.76%) Cognos
1 2 (11.76%) MapR
1 2 (11.76%) Nuix
1 2 (11.76%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Infor
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Workday