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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 441 480 473
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 197 149 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 93 113
Median daily rate £575 £593 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £735 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £545 £513 £484
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +3 99 £600 - 19
South East +11 23 £525 +5.00% 2
West Midlands -14 22 £600 -22.58% 2
North West +16 19 £585 -16.42% 2
Yorkshire +12 15 £525 +5.00% 3
East Midlands +2 6 £520 +15.55% 1
Midlands -6 5 £550 +26.43% 1
North East -28 3 £575 +17.94%
South West +12 2 £650 - 5
East of England +8 2 £500 - 3
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 75 (21.80%) Finance
2 70 (20.35%) Java
3 62 (18.02%) Oracle
4 56 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (14.53%) Banking
6 46 (13.37%) SQL
7 42 (12.21%) SOA
8 37 (10.76%) TOGAF
9 35 (10.17%) Middleware
9 35 (10.17%) Linux
10 33 (9.59%) Windows
11 31 (9.01%) Data Modelling
11 31 (9.01%) Security Cleared
12 30 (8.72%) Technical Architecture
12 30 (8.72%) HTML
13 29 (8.43%) SQL Server
13 29 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (8.14%) DevOps
15 27 (7.85%) CRM
16 26 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
16 26 (7.56%) Enterprise Architecture
17 25 (7.27%) Retail
17 25 (7.27%) Web Services
17 25 (7.27%) LAN
17 25 (7.27%) WAN
18 24 (6.98%) IBM
18 24 (6.98%) Microsoft
19 23 (6.69%) Cisco
19 23 (6.69%) JavaScript

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 15 (4.36%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.91%) Apache
2 10 (2.91%) JBoss
2 10 (2.91%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.03%) Mule
4 6 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.45%) CMS
5 5 (1.45%) Joomla!
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (1.16%) Confluence
6 4 (1.16%) nginx
6 4 (1.16%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.87%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.87%) SAS
7 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) HipChat
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (2.33%) SAP MII
2 7 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (1.74%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.16%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.87%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.58%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.58%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.29%) Radian6
7 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.29%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.78%) GitHub
4 11 (3.20%) IaaS
4 11 (3.20%) PaaS
5 6 (1.74%) SaaS
6 5 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.45%) Office 365
6 5 (1.45%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.87%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.29%) Heroku
8 1 (0.29%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.27%) LAN
1 25 (7.27%) WAN
2 13 (3.78%) SAN
3 11 (3.20%) NAS
4 10 (2.91%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (2.62%) Internet
6 8 (2.33%) DHCP
6 8 (2.33%) HTTP
7 7 (2.03%) FCoE
7 7 (2.03%) iSCSI
7 7 (2.03%) Multicast
7 7 (2.03%) Network Security
8 6 (1.74%) Firewall
9 5 (1.45%) VPN
9 5 (1.45%) Wireless
10 4 (1.16%) DNS
10 4 (1.16%) MPLS
10 4 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.87%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.52%) Big Data
3 16 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.07%) RDBMS
5 13 (3.78%) DB2
6 11 (3.20%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.33%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.74%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.45%) HBase
10 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.16%) OLTP
11 3 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.87%) MySQL
12 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.58%) DataStage
12 2 (0.58%) OLAP
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.29%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 15 (4.36%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.49%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.03%) JIRA
4 5 (1.45%) JUnit
5 3 (0.87%) Hudson
5 3 (0.87%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.58%) NUnit
6 2 (0.58%) Selenium
6 2 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.29%) Capybara
7 1 (0.29%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.29%) ERwin
7 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.29%) Subversion
7 1 (0.29%) TestNG
7 1 (0.29%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 75 (21.80%) Finance
2 50 (14.53%) Banking
3 25 (7.27%) Retail
4 17 (4.94%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.07%) Marketing
6 11 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.62%) Automotive
8 6 (1.74%) Billing
9 4 (1.16%) Legal
10 3 (0.87%) Games
10 3 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Electronics
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Law
11 2 (0.58%) Military
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.17%) Middleware
2 30 (8.72%) HTML
3 25 (7.27%) Web Services
4 21 (6.10%) .NET
4 21 (6.10%) XML
5 17 (4.94%) CSS
6 16 (4.65%) HTML5
6 16 (4.65%) Spring
7 14 (4.07%) JMS
8 13 (3.78%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (3.20%) Node.js
10 10 (2.91%) J2EE
11 9 (2.62%) JSP
11 9 (2.62%) REST
11 9 (2.62%) Servlets
11 9 (2.62%) Struts
11 9 (2.62%) WebCenter
12 8 (2.33%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.33%) EDI
13 7 (2.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.81%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.20%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.62%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.03%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.74%) CMDB
6 6 (1.74%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.74%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.87%) Blog
7 3 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.58%) EPoS
8 2 (0.58%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.17%) Linux
2 33 (9.59%) Windows
3 17 (4.94%) Solaris
4 11 (3.20%) Unix
5 9 (2.62%) Android
5 9 (2.62%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.74%) AIX
7 5 (1.45%) HPUX
7 5 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.16%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.16%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.87%) VMS
9 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
11 1 (0.29%) Debian
11 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (12.21%) SOA
3 37 (10.76%) TOGAF
4 31 (9.01%) Data Modelling
5 30 (8.72%) Technical Architecture
6 28 (8.14%) DevOps
7 27 (7.85%) CRM
8 26 (7.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 26 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (6.10%) Data Management
9 21 (6.10%) E-Commerce
10 19 (5.52%) High Availability
10 19 (5.52%) Open Source
11 18 (5.23%) Migration
11 18 (5.23%) SDLC
12 17 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (4.94%) Workflow
13 16 (4.65%) ITIL
14 15 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (4.36%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 70 (20.35%) Java
2 46 (13.37%) SQL
3 23 (6.69%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.62%) Python
5 7 (2.03%) PHP
5 7 (2.03%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.45%) Ruby
7 4 (1.16%) Groovy
7 4 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.87%) C#
8 3 (0.87%) Go
8 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.58%) Perl
10 1 (0.29%) ABAP
10 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.29%) C
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) COBOL
10 1 (0.29%) FQL
10 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.40%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.91%) Degree
4 4 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.87%) CISSP
5 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.58%) CLAS
6 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.29%) CISM
7 1 (0.29%) CITP
7 1 (0.29%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.29%) CRISC
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) MBA
7 1 (0.29%) MBCS
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.07%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.58%) EMIR
3 2 (0.58%) MiFID
3 2 (0.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.49%) Xen
4 11 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.20%) KVM
5 10 (2.91%) NFS
5 10 (2.91%) SRDF
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.87%) vCloud
7 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.29%) Docker
7 1 (0.29%) Varnish
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.29%) XenApp
7 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.03%) SCCM
2 4 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.16%) Puppet
3 2 (0.58%) Ansible
3 2 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.58%) MIIS
3 2 (0.58%) SCOM
3 2 (0.58%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.29%) Control-M
4 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.29%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.29%) Salt
4 1 (0.29%) Terraform
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
4 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (18.02%) Oracle
2 24 (6.98%) IBM
2 24 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.69%) Cisco
3 23 (6.69%) Pega
4 21 (6.10%) SAP
4 21 (6.10%) VMware
5 15 (4.36%) EMC
6 11 (3.20%) Sybase
7 10 (2.91%) BEA
7 10 (2.91%) Intel
7 10 (2.91%) NetApp
7 10 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (2.33%) Citrix
8 8 (2.33%) Endeca
8 8 (2.33%) TIBCO
8 8 (2.33%) Vitria
9 7 (2.03%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.74%) FatWire
10 6 (1.74%) Xamarin
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