The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 168 170 194
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 7 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 13
Median daily rate £613 £588 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £645 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £82.00
Lead Architect
London

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
3267 4408 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.21% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 3473 4019
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead Architect
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 Lead Architect across the City of London region.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 City of London region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
5 4 (23.53%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Middleware
5 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Puppet
6 3 (17.65%) NAS
6 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
6 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
6 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
6 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) ETL

Lead Architect 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Mule
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) NAS
2 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) HBase
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) ERwin
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) jBPM
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) EPoS
3 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) VMS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Data Ingestion
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) KVM
2 2 (11.76%) NFS
2 2 (11.76%) SRDF
2 2 (11.76%) Xen
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Control-M
2 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (5.88%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Adobe
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) Intel
4 2 (11.76%) MuleSoft
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Pega
4 2 (11.76%) Teradata
4 2 (11.76%) Vertica
5 1 (5.88%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.88%) BEA
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago