The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
England / East of England
Rank 119 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 4 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.21% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £625 £625 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £625 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £625 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.95% +10.00%
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 East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2072 2218 2453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.35% 95.36% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1196 1328 1479
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 223 204
Median hourly rate £34.56 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.48% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £40.00
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 East of England

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Lead Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Bedfordshire +8 2 £638 +2.00%
Hertfordshire -4 1 - - 3
Suffolk - 1 £525 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) SABSA
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) SABSA
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Groovy
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP