The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 103 119 121
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 15 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.27% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.29% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Median daily rate £430 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £498
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2080 2416 2287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.55% 92.67% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 1371 1132
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 109 74
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Architect across the Berkshire region.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Lead Architect
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newbury - 5 £360 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Reading +13 1 £525 -12.50%
Lead Architect
South East

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Lead 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 Berkshire region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) J2EE
3 8 (29.63%) Middleware
3 8 (29.63%) Endeca
3 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (29.63%) WebCenter
4 7 (25.93%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (25.93%) Open Source
4 7 (25.93%) DevOps
5 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (22.22%) CMDB
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (22.22%) Workflow Development
5 6 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (22.22%) Remedy AR System
5 6 (22.22%) High Availability
5 6 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (22.22%) Remedy
5 6 (22.22%) ITSM
5 6 (22.22%) Workflow
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) FatWire
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 6 (22.22%) SOA
5 6 (22.22%) BMC

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (22.22%) Remedy AR System
2 6 (22.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
1 1 (3.70%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) J2EE
1 8 (29.63%) Middleware
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Fusion
1 8 (29.63%) WebCenter
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) CMDB
2 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) Unix
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) DevOps
1 7 (25.93%) Open Source
2 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 6 (22.22%) High Availability
2 6 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (22.22%) ITSM
2 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (22.22%) SOA
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (22.22%) UML
2 6 (22.22%) Workflow
2 6 (22.22%) Workflow Development
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (14.81%) Service Management
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) ArchiMate
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Endeca
3 6 (22.22%) BMC
3 6 (22.22%) FatWire
3 6 (22.22%) Remedy
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Capita
6 1 (3.70%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp