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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
London / City of London
Rank 135 142 188
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 20 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 3
Median daily rate £650 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £494
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +11.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

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
2761 2946 4874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.40% 95.87% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2201 2304 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Banking
3 14 (46.67%) Oracle
4 13 (43.33%) Web Services
4 13 (43.33%) MuleSoft
5 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (40.00%) IBM
5 12 (40.00%) REST
6 11 (36.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (36.67%) MOM
7 10 (33.33%) SOA
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (33.33%) API Integration
8 9 (30.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 9 (30.00%) Service Design
9 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (23.33%) B2B
10 7 (23.33%) B2C
10 7 (23.33%) SQL
11 6 (20.00%) Big Data
12 5 (16.67%) Java
12 5 (16.67%) DevOps
13 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
13 4 (13.33%) Data Integration
13 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
14 3 (10.00%) Open Source
14 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
14 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
14 3 (10.00%) Advertising

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 10 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Mule
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) FCoE
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) HBase
4 1 (3.33%) Impala
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) ERwin
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Babel
2 1 (3.33%) gulp
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Private Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Web Services
2 12 (40.00%) REST
3 11 (36.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) Spring
5 2 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) Browserify
6 1 (3.33%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) D3.js
6 1 (3.33%) JMS
6 1 (3.33%) Kafka
6 1 (3.33%) lodash
6 1 (3.33%) React
6 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (33.33%) API Integration
2 10 (33.33%) SOA
3 9 (30.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 9 (30.00%) Service Design
4 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) B2B
5 7 (23.33%) B2C
6 5 (16.67%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
8 3 (10.00%) Data Ingestion
8 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 3 (10.00%) Open Source
9 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
9 2 (6.67%) People Management
9 2 (6.67%) SABSA
9 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) R
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) ES6
5 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) SRDF
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) KVM
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) MOM
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 13 (43.33%) MuleSoft
3 12 (40.00%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Teradata
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Vertica
6 1 (3.33%) Intel
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Netezza
6 1 (3.33%) Pega
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase
6 1 (3.33%) VMware