The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Head of Architecture featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Architecture
London / City of London
Rank 152 150 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.032% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.033% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £765 £725 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £725 £638 £725
% change year-on-year
+13.72% -12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2802 3014 4841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.79% 95.53% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 2375 3704
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 69
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +6.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Head of Architecture in the job title.

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Architecture across the City of London region.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Head of Architecture 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 City of London region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley