The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £825 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 132 145
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.27% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Median daily rate £825 £495 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% +7.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £424 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £860 £620 £493
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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2477 2805 2991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.27% 96.36% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1818 1865
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 151
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +29.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £44.50
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 West

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 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
Bristol +10 6 £825 +70.54%
Somerset +2 1 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £498 -
Senior Architect
England

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

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 West region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Data Enrichment
6 1 (8.33%) Nuix
6 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
6 1 (8.33%) Reference Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy

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 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) HBase
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
1 1 (8.33%) OLAP
1 1 (8.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
1 1 (8.33%) MagicDraw
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (16.67%) Information Management
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Data Enrichment
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Reference Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) MapR
1 1 (8.33%) Nuix
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk