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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 448 457 395
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -62
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 150 128 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.27% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 106 123
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£600 £544 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £773 £688 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £498 £488
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.91 - £64.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £64.25
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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
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 83 £600 +9.09% 19
South East 0 21 £475 -20.83% 4
North West -19 15 £690 +18.45% 2
North East -17 9 £488 -30.35%
Yorkshire -22 7 £500 -14.16% 1
East of England +7 6 £460 +2.22%
West Midlands - 4 £775 - 1
East Midlands -12 3 £450 +38.46% 2
South West -14 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 £435 -
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 77 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.58%) Java
3 53 (17.61%) SOA
3 53 (17.61%) Finance
4 42 (13.95%) Oracle
5 37 (12.29%) HTML
6 34 (11.30%) JavaScript
6 34 (11.30%) E-Commerce
6 34 (11.30%) MongoDB
6 34 (11.30%) Security Cleared
7 33 (10.96%) Scrum
8 32 (10.63%) Banking
9 31 (10.30%) TDD
9 31 (10.30%) SQL
10 30 (9.97%) UNIX
11 29 (9.63%) Linux
11 29 (9.63%) Web Services
12 28 (9.30%) Microsoft
13 27 (8.97%) SC Cleared
13 27 (8.97%) HTML5
14 24 (7.97%) .NET
14 24 (7.97%) TOGAF
15 23 (7.64%) Migration
15 23 (7.64%) Coaching
16 22 (7.31%) Data Management
17 21 (6.98%) MVC
17 21 (6.98%) RESTful
17 21 (6.98%) Jenkins
18 20 (6.64%) Mentoring
18 20 (6.64%) Technical Architecture

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (4.32%) IIS
2 10 (3.32%) Apache
2 10 (3.32%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (2.99%) Node.js
4 8 (2.66%) Confluence
4 8 (2.66%) JBoss
5 6 (1.99%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.99%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.66%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (1.33%) Lync
7 4 (1.33%) Mule
7 4 (1.33%) nginx
8 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.00%) CMS
9 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (2.66%) MS Office
2 5 (1.66%) Mingle
3 4 (1.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Magento
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.33%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.33%) RMDS
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.65%) Office 365
2 13 (4.32%) SaaS
3 7 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.33%) Google Apps
4 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.66%) PaaS
6 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.66%) GitHub
7 2 (0.66%) IaaS
7 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.33%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.99%) WAN
1 12 (3.99%) SAN
2 10 (3.32%) Internet
3 9 (2.99%) VPN
4 8 (2.66%) SSL
4 8 (2.66%) MPLS
4 8 (2.66%) Firewall
5 7 (2.33%) LAN
6 5 (1.66%) HTTP
7 4 (1.33%) WebEx
7 4 (1.33%) VLAN
8 3 (1.00%) LTE
8 3 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.00%) Extranet
8 3 (1.00%) Intranet
9 2 (0.66%) LDAP
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.66%) VoLTE
9 2 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.30%) MongoDB
2 16 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.32%) MySQL
3 13 (4.32%) Redis
4 11 (3.65%) CouchDB
4 11 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.32%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.32%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.99%) Big Data
7 8 (2.66%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.66%) OLTP
10 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.65%) Selenium
3 12 (3.99%) JIRA
3 12 (3.99%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.32%) Subversion
5 9 (2.99%) Maven
6 7 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 7 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.99%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.33%) JUnit
8 4 (1.33%) Hudson
9 3 (1.00%) Gradle
9 3 (1.00%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.00%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.00%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.66%) Ant
10 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.66%) Mockito
10 2 (0.66%) Mocha
General
1 53 (17.61%) Finance
2 32 (10.63%) Banking
3 9 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.66%) Retail
4 8 (2.66%) Marketing
5 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.00%) Back Office
6 3 (1.00%) Legal
6 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.00%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 2 (0.66%) Front Office
7 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Military
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.29%) HTML
2 29 (9.63%) Web Services
3 27 (8.97%) HTML5
4 24 (7.97%) .NET
5 21 (6.98%) RESTful
6 20 (6.64%) Middleware
7 19 (6.31%) Spring
8 18 (5.98%) REST
9 17 (5.65%) JSON
9 17 (5.65%) J2EE
9 17 (5.65%) CSS
10 15 (4.98%) ASP.NET
11 14 (4.65%) AngularJS
12 13 (4.32%) SOAP
13 12 (3.99%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (3.99%) Memcached
14 10 (3.32%) WPF
14 10 (3.32%) XML
14 10 (3.32%) XHTML
15 8 (2.66%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.32%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.99%) User Experience
3 11 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.66%) Social Media
6 5 (1.66%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.66%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.00%) FMCG
8 3 (1.00%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.00%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.66%) W3C
9 2 (0.66%) Blog
9 2 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.97%) UNIX
2 29 (9.63%) Linux
3 17 (5.65%) Windows
4 7 (2.33%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.66%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.33%) Android
6 4 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.00%) Solaris
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.66%) CentOS
8 2 (0.66%) AIX
8 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.33%) VME
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.61%) SOA
3 34 (11.30%) E-Commerce
4 33 (10.96%) Scrum
5 31 (10.30%) TDD
6 24 (7.97%) TOGAF
7 23 (7.64%) Migration
7 23 (7.64%) Coaching
8 22 (7.31%) Data Management
9 21 (6.98%) MVC
10 20 (6.64%) Technical Architecture
10 20 (6.64%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.32%) DevOps
12 16 (5.32%) Enterprise Architecture
12 16 (5.32%) Business Analysis
13 15 (4.98%) Project Management
14 14 (4.65%) Open Source
15 13 (4.32%) Data Modelling
15 13 (4.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 74 (24.58%) Java
2 34 (11.30%) JavaScript
3 31 (10.30%) SQL
4 18 (5.98%) Ruby
5 17 (5.65%) C#
6 11 (3.65%) Python
7 10 (3.32%) Scala
7 10 (3.32%) Clojure
8 5 (1.66%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.66%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.33%) VB6
9 4 (1.33%) VB
9 4 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.00%) Groovy
11 2 (0.66%) XQuery
11 2 (0.66%) XPath
11 2 (0.66%) VBScript
11 2 (0.66%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) COBOL
12 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.31%) Degree
4 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) CCIE
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.33%) CCNP
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.99%) QA
3 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.33%) vCloud
4 2 (0.66%) Varnish
4 2 (0.66%) XenServer
4 2 (0.66%) vSphere
4 2 (0.66%) Squid
5 1 (0.33%) Xen
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.33%) NFS
5 1 (0.33%) NDS
5 1 (0.33%) IAG
5 1 (0.33%) SRDF
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (5.32%) Puppet
2 14 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.33%) XenMobile
3 4 (1.33%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.66%) Rundeck
4 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.66%) Ansible
4 2 (0.66%) logstash
4 2 (0.66%) Salt
4 2 (0.66%) Kibana
4 2 (0.66%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.66%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.66%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.33%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 42 (13.95%) Oracle
2 28 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.31%) Pega
4 18 (5.98%) SAP
5 12 (3.99%) Adobe
5 12 (3.99%) IBM
5 12 (3.99%) VMware
6 10 (3.32%) Citrix
6 10 (3.32%) hybris
7 8 (2.66%) WSO2
7 8 (2.66%) NetApp
7 8 (2.66%) Cisco
8 7 (2.33%) Juniper
8 7 (2.33%) Google
9 6 (1.99%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.99%) EMC
10 5 (1.66%) HP
10 5 (1.66%) Websense
10 5 (1.66%) Lotus
11 4 (1.33%) Red Hat
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