The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 419 420 417
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 141 136 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 98 65
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£550 £564 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £543 £463 £500
% change year-on-year
+17.29% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 - -
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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
43265 42840 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.50% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27090 25773 22427
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1673 1859 2173
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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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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 61 £600 - 19
South East -7 40 £548 +9.50% 4
East of England +20 10 £550 +46.66% 1
North West -14 9 £488 +8.33% 3
South West -7 7 £425 -6.84% 4
East Midlands - 6 £450 - 4
West Midlands -11 4 £600 +84.61% 5
Midlands - 2 £725 -
Yorkshire - 2 £463 - 2
North East - - - -
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Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 65 (25.49%) Java
2 60 (23.53%) Finance
3 54 (21.18%) TOGAF
4 47 (18.43%) Banking
5 46 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (16.47%) Oracle
7 36 (14.12%) Open Source
8 29 (11.37%) Linux
9 27 (10.59%) Analytics
10 24 (9.41%) Apache
10 24 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (9.02%) Microsoft
11 23 (9.02%) Java EE
12 22 (8.63%) Data Modelling
12 22 (8.63%) SQL Server
12 22 (8.63%) Scrum
13 20 (7.84%) Cisco
14 19 (7.45%) Investment Banking
14 19 (7.45%) Data Architecture
14 19 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (7.06%) SQL
15 18 (7.06%) ETL
16 17 (6.67%) HTML
16 17 (6.67%) Spring
16 17 (6.67%) Mentoring
16 17 (6.67%) Security Cleared
17 16 (6.27%) ITIL
17 16 (6.27%) Windows
18 15 (5.88%) WAN

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (9.41%) Apache
2 10 (3.92%) Confluence
3 7 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.57%) SAS
5 4 (1.57%) CICS
5 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.39%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.39%) PegaRULES
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (1.96%) Photoshop
1 5 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) SPSS
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Summit
3 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.39%) Endur
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.35%) PaaS
2 6 (2.35%) IaaS
3 5 (1.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.88%) WAN
2 10 (3.92%) SAN
3 9 (3.53%) Firewall
4 6 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (1.96%) Internet
5 5 (1.96%) LAN
5 5 (1.96%) VoIP
6 4 (1.57%) MPLS
6 4 (1.57%) SNMP
6 4 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.57%) NetScreen
7 3 (1.18%) NAS
7 3 (1.18%) VPN
7 3 (1.18%) TACACS
7 3 (1.18%) Wireless
7 3 (1.18%) IPsec
7 3 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.18%) Network Security
7 3 (1.18%) OSPF
7 3 (1.18%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (8.63%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.10%) MongoDB
3 13 (5.10%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.53%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.53%) Couchbase
6 7 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.96%) QlikView
7 5 (1.96%) Big Data
8 4 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.57%) DB2
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.57%) MySQL
8 4 (1.57%) DataStage
9 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (4.31%) Selenium
2 10 (3.92%) JIRA
3 9 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.96%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.78%) ERwin
6 1 (0.39%) ProC
6 1 (0.39%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Toad
6 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 60 (23.53%) Finance
2 47 (18.43%) Banking
3 19 (7.45%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.10%) Retail
5 12 (4.71%) Front Office
6 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.57%) Games
8 3 (1.18%) Marketing
8 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Law
8 3 (1.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.02%) Java EE
2 17 (6.67%) Spring
2 17 (6.67%) HTML
3 12 (4.71%) JSON
4 11 (4.31%) Middleware
4 11 (4.31%) RESTful
4 11 (4.31%) J2EE
5 10 (3.92%) .NET
5 10 (3.92%) HTML5
5 10 (3.92%) Django
6 9 (3.53%) WCF
6 9 (3.53%) XML
6 9 (3.53%) SOAP
7 8 (3.14%) REST
8 7 (2.75%) Web Services
9 6 (2.35%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.96%) WPF
11 3 (1.18%) JSP
11 3 (1.18%) XSD
12 2 (0.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.12%) Open Source
2 19 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.14%) Mainframe
3 8 (3.14%) Mathematics
4 7 (2.75%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.96%) User Experience
6 5 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.96%) VSAM
7 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.57%) Clustering
7 4 (1.57%) Online Games
7 4 (1.57%) FMCG
8 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.18%) PKI
8 3 (1.18%) Derivative
9 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.78%) Psychology
9 2 (0.78%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.37%) Linux
2 16 (6.27%) Windows
3 12 (4.71%) UNIX
4 7 (2.75%) Solaris
5 6 (2.35%) AIX
6 2 (0.78%) HPUX
7 1 (0.39%) zOS
7 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.39%) Android
7 1 (0.39%) CentOS
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.18%) TOGAF
2 46 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (10.59%) Analytics
4 24 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (8.63%) Data Modelling
5 22 (8.63%) Scrum
6 19 (7.45%) Data Architecture
7 18 (7.06%) ETL
8 17 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 16 (6.27%) ITIL
10 15 (5.88%) Migration
10 15 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (5.49%) SOA
12 13 (5.10%) CRM
12 13 (5.10%) Project Management
12 13 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (4.71%) Service Management
14 10 (3.92%) Data Migration
14 10 (3.92%) Information Assurance
15 9 (3.53%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 65 (25.49%) Java
2 18 (7.06%) SQL
3 11 (4.31%) Python
3 11 (4.31%) Scala
4 10 (3.92%) Ruby
5 8 (3.14%) C#
6 6 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.18%) C++
8 3 (1.18%) COBOL
9 2 (0.78%) PHP
10 1 (0.39%) Groovy
10 1 (0.39%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.49%) Degree
3 10 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.53%) CCIE
5 6 (2.35%) CCNA
5 6 (2.35%) CCDP
6 5 (1.96%) CCA
6 5 (1.96%) CCDA
6 5 (1.96%) CCNP
6 5 (1.96%) CCDE
7 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.39%) CEH
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.39%) CISSP
8 1 (0.39%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.57%) QA
3 4 (1.57%) SLA
4 2 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.78%) Xen
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.78%) NFS
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.78%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.78%) KVM
3 2 (0.78%) HDFS
3 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 11 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.53%) Puppet
3 2 (0.78%) Ambari
3 2 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.78%) Oozie
3 2 (0.78%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
4 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.39%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 42 (16.47%) Oracle
2 23 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.84%) Cisco
4 15 (5.88%) IBM
4 15 (5.88%) EMC
5 13 (5.10%) SAP
5 13 (5.10%) VMware
6 12 (4.71%) HP
7 7 (2.75%) Cognos
7 7 (2.75%) Informatica
8 5 (1.96%) Juniper
8 5 (1.96%) Citrix
9 4 (1.57%) Siebel
9 4 (1.57%) CA
9 4 (1.57%) Teradata
9 4 (1.57%) F5
10 3 (1.18%) Pega
10 3 (1.18%) NetApp
10 3 (1.18%) Netezza
10 3 (1.18%) Hortonworks
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