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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 134 141 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£460 £450 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £383 £570
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £605 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £498 £488
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £64.25
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
2840 2895 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.92% 93.60% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1735 1104
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 227 217
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015. 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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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
Essex -5 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £460 -
Lead Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) SOA
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Subversion
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Kanban
2 7 (58.33%) REST
2 7 (58.33%) Mac OS X
2 7 (58.33%) Middleware
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) WSO2
2 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (58.33%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Subversion
1 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Middleware
1 7 (58.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Django
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) SOA
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Kanban
2 7 (58.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (8.33%) API Design
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
1 7 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) WSO2
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Lumension
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix