The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 600 591 583
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 32 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.038% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.040% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 12
Average daily rate £700 £750 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £680 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £860 £1,120 £908
UK excluding London average daily rate £750 £725 £550
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Head of Architecture
UK

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
48675 47897 46873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.74% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32102 29497 29007
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1920 1942
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Trend in England

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in England

Head of Architecture
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 Head of Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +20 27 £700 -30.00% 1
South East -7 3 £650 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £750 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title.

1 19 (47.50%) TOGAF
2 18 (45.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (35.00%) Big Data
4 13 (32.50%) Analytics
4 13 (32.50%) CESG
5 12 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 12 (30.00%) Information Assurance
5 12 (30.00%) User Experience
6 11 (27.50%) Open Source
6 11 (27.50%) Information Security
7 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
7 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.00%) Retail
11 3 (7.50%) Banking
11 3 (7.50%) Middleware
11 3 (7.50%) Java
11 3 (7.50%) Oracle
11 3 (7.50%) Degree
11 3 (7.50%) EAI
12 2 (5.00%) Coaching
12 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
12 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
12 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (5.00%) ArchiMate
12 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement

Head of Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Head of Architecture 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 Head of Architecture in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) CTI
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Back Office
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) CSS3
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) HTML5
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Spring
2 1 (2.50%) Spring Security
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) CESG
2 12 (30.00%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) TOGAF
2 18 (45.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (32.50%) Analytics
4 12 (30.00%) Information Assurance
4 12 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 11 (27.50%) Information Security
5 11 (27.50%) Open Source
6 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.50%) EAI
10 2 (5.00%) ArchiMate
10 2 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (5.00%) Coaching
10 2 (5.00%) ERP
10 2 (5.00%) ITIL
10 2 (5.00%) Process Improvement
10 2 (5.00%) Project Management
10 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Groovy
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO22301
1 1 (2.50%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) TOWER Software
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.50%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Teradata
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