The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 424 481 471
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 200 151 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 99 113
Median daily rate £586 £600 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £750 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.91 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £82.00
Lead Architect
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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Lead Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Architect across the England region.

Lead Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Lead Architect
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 Lead Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +23 107 £600 -2.04% 13
South East +20 26 £550 +15.78% 2
West Midlands -13 19 £585 -14.90% 1
Yorkshire +12 14 £525 +5.00% 1
North West +12 14 £600 -7.69% 2
East Midlands +1 9 £525 +5.00% 1
North East -32 4 £600 +23.07%
Midlands -4 3 £550 +26.43%
South West +14 2 - - 1
East of England +6 1 £500 -14.89%
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Lead Architect 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 74 (20.39%) Java
2 73 (20.11%) Finance
3 67 (18.46%) Oracle
4 59 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (15.15%) Banking
6 51 (14.05%) SQL
7 41 (11.29%) SOA
8 39 (10.74%) Linux
9 37 (10.19%) Windows
10 36 (9.92%) Data Modelling
10 36 (9.92%) WAN
11 35 (9.64%) LAN
11 35 (9.64%) TOGAF
12 34 (9.37%) Middleware
12 34 (9.37%) HTML
13 32 (8.82%) SQL Server
13 32 (8.82%) Security Cleared
14 30 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (7.71%) JavaScript
15 28 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
15 28 (7.71%) DevOps
16 27 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (7.44%) IBM
17 26 (7.16%) Cisco
17 26 (7.16%) Enterprise Architecture
17 26 (7.16%) Technical Architecture
18 25 (6.89%) Microsoft
18 25 (6.89%) Web Services
18 25 (6.89%) CRM
18 25 (6.89%) Data Management

Lead Architect 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 13 (3.58%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.31%) Apache
3 9 (2.48%) JBoss
3 9 (2.48%) Mule
4 7 (1.93%) CMS
4 7 (1.93%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.38%) Confluence
6 5 (1.38%) Joomla!
6 5 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.10%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.10%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.83%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.83%) nginx
8 3 (0.83%) SAS
8 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) HipChat
3 1 (0.28%) InVision
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.20%) SAP MII
2 7 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.65%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.10%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.83%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.83%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.55%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.55%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.28%) Radian6
7 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.28%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.31%) GitHub
4 11 (3.03%) Office 365
4 11 (3.03%) PaaS
5 10 (2.75%) IaaS
6 6 (1.65%) SaaS
7 5 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.10%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.83%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.92%) WAN
2 35 (9.64%) LAN
3 12 (3.31%) SAN
4 11 (3.03%) Internet
4 11 (3.03%) NAS
5 10 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (2.75%) Firewall
6 9 (2.48%) Network Security
6 9 (2.48%) Wireless
7 8 (2.20%) DHCP
7 8 (2.20%) VPN
8 7 (1.93%) FCoE
8 7 (1.93%) iSCSI
8 7 (1.93%) Multicast
9 6 (1.65%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.65%) HTTP
10 5 (1.38%) MPLS
10 5 (1.38%) VoIP
10 5 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.89%) Big Data
3 19 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.13%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.58%) DB2
6 12 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.48%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.65%) HBase
9 6 (1.65%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.10%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.10%) OLTP
12 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.83%) Data Mart
13 2 (0.55%) MySQL
13 2 (0.55%) OLAP
13 2 (0.55%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (4.41%) Git (software)
1 16 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.03%) JIRA
3 4 (1.10%) ERwin
3 4 (1.10%) JUnit
4 3 (0.83%) Hudson
4 3 (0.83%) Selenium
4 3 (0.83%) SonarQube
4 3 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.28%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.28%) NUnit
6 1 (0.28%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.28%) TestNG
6 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (20.11%) Finance
2 55 (15.15%) Banking
3 22 (6.06%) Retail
4 19 (5.23%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.86%) Manufacturing
7 12 (3.31%) Marketing
8 8 (2.20%) Automotive
9 5 (1.38%) Billing
10 4 (1.10%) Legal
11 3 (0.83%) Games
11 3 (0.83%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.55%) Law
13 1 (0.28%) Electronics
13 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.28%) Front Office
13 1 (0.28%) Military
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.37%) HTML
1 34 (9.37%) Middleware
2 25 (6.89%) Web Services
3 21 (5.79%) .NET
4 20 (5.51%) XML
5 19 (5.23%) HTML5
6 17 (4.68%) Spring
7 16 (4.41%) CSS
8 12 (3.31%) J2EE
8 12 (3.31%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (3.03%) JMS
10 10 (2.75%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.75%) JSON
10 10 (2.75%) Node.js
11 9 (2.48%) REST
11 9 (2.48%) WebCenter
12 8 (2.20%) ASP.NET
12 8 (2.20%) EDI
12 8 (2.20%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.61%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.86%) Data Integration
3 11 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.20%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.65%) CMDB
7 6 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.65%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.65%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.38%) User Experience
8 5 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.83%) Blog
9 3 (0.83%) CESG
9 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.74%) Linux
2 37 (10.19%) Windows
3 17 (4.68%) Solaris
4 11 (3.03%) Unix
5 9 (2.48%) Android
5 9 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.48%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.93%) AIX
7 6 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.38%) HPUX
8 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.83%) VMS
10 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.25%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (11.29%) SOA
3 36 (9.92%) Data Modelling
4 35 (9.64%) TOGAF
5 30 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (7.71%) DevOps
7 26 (7.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 26 (7.16%) Technical Architecture
8 25 (6.89%) CRM
8 25 (6.89%) Data Management
9 23 (6.34%) E-Commerce
10 21 (5.79%) Open Source
11 18 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (4.96%) High Availability
11 18 (4.96%) ITIL
11 18 (4.96%) Mentoring
11 18 (4.96%) SDLC
12 17 (4.68%) Migration
12 17 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (4.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 74 (20.39%) Java
2 51 (14.05%) SQL
3 28 (7.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.03%) Python
5 8 (2.20%) PHP
6 6 (1.65%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.38%) C#
7 5 (1.38%) Ruby
8 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.83%) Groovy
10 2 (0.55%) Perl
10 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.55%) Scala
10 2 (0.55%) VB
11 1 (0.28%) ABAP
11 1 (0.28%) C
11 1 (0.28%) C++
11 1 (0.28%) COBOL
11 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.75%) Degree
4 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.83%) CISSP
5 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.55%) CLAS
6 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CCNP
7 1 (0.28%) CITP
7 1 (0.28%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.28%) CRISC
7 1 (0.28%) IISP
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MBCS
7 1 (0.28%) MCSA
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.58%) QA
2 5 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.83%) MiFID
4 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.28%) EMIR
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.13%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.31%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.31%) Xen
4 11 (3.03%) KVM
5 10 (2.75%) NFS
5 10 (2.75%) SRDF
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.83%) vCloud
7 2 (0.55%) Docker
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.28%) HDFS
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (1.65%) Puppet
1 6 (1.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.55%) Ansible
2 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.55%) MIIS
2 2 (0.55%) SCOM
2 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.28%) CloudForms
3 1 (0.28%) Control-M
3 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.28%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.28%) MOM
3 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.28%) Oozie
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (18.46%) Oracle
2 27 (7.44%) IBM
3 26 (7.16%) Cisco
4 25 (6.89%) Microsoft
5 24 (6.61%) SAP
6 19 (5.23%) Pega
6 19 (5.23%) VMware
7 15 (4.13%) EMC
8 12 (3.31%) NetApp
9 10 (2.75%) Intel
10 9 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.48%) Sybase
11 8 (2.20%) Citrix
11 8 (2.20%) Endeca
11 8 (2.20%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.93%) BEA
12 7 (1.93%) Capita
12 7 (1.93%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.65%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.65%) Xamarin
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