The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chief Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Chief Architect
Rank 572 549 534
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Architect 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.013% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
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£700 £638 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £725 - £838
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45871 43665 41633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.00% 92.63% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29750 26814 23992
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2443
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Chief Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Chief Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Chief Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Chief Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Chief Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chief Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Chief Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Chief Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
South East - 6 £800 - 2
London +14 4 £700 +9.80% 1
East of England - 2 £575 - 1
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
Chief Architect
UK

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Chief 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 Chief Architect in their job title.

1 13 (68.42%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (57.89%) TOGAF
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
6 3 (15.79%) CA
6 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.79%) ISSAP
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (15.79%) Data Privacy
7 2 (10.53%) LAN
7 2 (10.53%) WAN
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 2 (10.53%) Middleware
7 2 (10.53%) Firewall
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
8 1 (5.26%) SAP
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Chief 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 Chief Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) WF
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (57.89%) TOGAF
3 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Data Privacy
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) B2B
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISSAP
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) CA
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
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