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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 157 195 199
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 8 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 4
Median daily rate £643 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £650 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3237 5622 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.60% 94.71% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 4375 4031
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 91 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Middleware
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) LAN
5 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 3 (16.67%) Pega
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.11%) DNS
6 2 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (11.11%) NAS
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP

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 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) HBase
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) jBPM
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) VMS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) SOA
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.56%) Master Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
2 1 (5.56%) NFS
2 1 (5.56%) SRDF
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
1 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (5.56%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Pega
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Axway
4 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (5.56%) BEA
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Intel
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata