The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 137 122 129
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.082% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.088% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +22.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £457 £488
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 - -
Lead Architect
England

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
2663 2274 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.77% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1216 1374
Average daily rate £380 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 273 286
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -18 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) Psychology
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (12.50%) OSGi
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
3 1 (12.50%) ForgeRock
3 1 (12.50%) OpenAM
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) OSGi
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) JPA
2 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) WSDL
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Psychology
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) ForgeRock
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat