The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Head of Architecture featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 581 590 578
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 36 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.039% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.041% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 5
Median daily rate £700 £700 £850
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £635 £710
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £960 £970
UK excluding London median daily rate £713 £663 -
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
46609 46602 46145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30764 29187 28941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1860 1972
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Head of Architecture in the job title.

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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +12 28 £700 -22.22% 1
South East -8 5 £650 -1.88%
East Midlands +18 1 £750 -
North West - 1 £675 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Head of Architecture
UK

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Head of Architecture 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 England region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 19 (42.22%) TOGAF
2 17 (37.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (35.56%) Big Data
4 15 (33.33%) Analytics
5 13 (28.89%) CESG
6 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 12 (26.67%) Information Assurance
6 12 (26.67%) User Experience
7 11 (24.44%) Open Source
7 11 (24.44%) Information Security
8 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.11%) Banking
10 5 (11.11%) Data Architecture
11 4 (8.89%) Retail
11 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (6.67%) Oracle
12 3 (6.67%) Middleware
12 3 (6.67%) VMware
12 3 (6.67%) EAI
12 3 (6.67%) Degree
12 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
12 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
12 3 (6.67%) Data Analytics
13 2 (4.44%) ArchiMate

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) HP Helion
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) CTI
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) Big Data
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) CSS3
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) HTML5
2 1 (2.22%) JSON
2 1 (2.22%) REST
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) Spring Security
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) CESG
2 12 (26.67%) User Experience
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) TOGAF
2 17 (37.78%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (33.33%) Analytics
4 12 (26.67%) Information Assurance
4 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 11 (24.44%) Information Security
5 11 (24.44%) Open Source
6 9 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.11%) Data Architecture
8 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) Data Analytics
9 3 (6.67%) EAI
10 2 (4.44%) ArchiMate
10 2 (4.44%) DevOps
10 2 (4.44%) ERP
10 2 (4.44%) ITIL
10 2 (4.44%) Project Management
10 2 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) Groovy
2 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.22%) ISO22301
1 1 (2.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
1 3 (6.67%) VMware
2 2 (4.44%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.22%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.22%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) Teradata