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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 471 439 442
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 118 120 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 93 58
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£563 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £420 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £800 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £457 £488
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 - -
Lead Architect
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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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 64 £650 - 11
South East -22 14 £470 +2.95% 4
South West -12 11 £450 - 2
North West -6 6 £619 +23.75% 2
East of England -15 4 £395 +5.33% 2
East Midlands - 4 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -10 3 £395 -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 49 (19.52%) TOGAF
2 42 (16.73%) Oracle
3 41 (16.33%) Finance
4 37 (14.74%) Linux
5 35 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (11.55%) Banking
6 29 (11.55%) Security Cleared
7 27 (10.76%) Java
8 26 (10.36%) SAP
8 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (9.96%) Microsoft
9 25 (9.96%) SQL Server
10 23 (9.16%) NoSQL
11 21 (8.37%) MongoDB
11 21 (8.37%) Analytics
12 19 (7.57%) SQL
12 19 (7.57%) ITIL
12 19 (7.57%) HP
12 19 (7.57%) Information Assurance
12 19 (7.57%) Hadoop
13 18 (7.17%) Cisco
13 18 (7.17%) ERP
14 17 (6.77%) HTML
14 17 (6.77%) IaaS
15 16 (6.37%) Open Source
15 16 (6.37%) SC Cleared
15 16 (6.37%) Enterprise Architecture
16 15 (5.98%) Security Architecture
16 15 (5.98%) Python
16 15 (5.98%) Windows

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (3.98%) Confluence
2 4 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (1.59%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.20%) Apache
3 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.80%) Node.js
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.40%) Lync
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.40%) CICS
5 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.40%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.99%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.99%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.80%) Summit
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.80%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.40%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.40%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.40%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.77%) IaaS
2 14 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.18%) PaaS
4 12 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.79%) SaaS
6 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.40%) GitHub
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.38%) Internet
2 9 (3.59%) SNMP
2 9 (3.59%) WAN
3 8 (3.19%) SAN
4 4 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.59%) NAS
5 3 (1.20%) iSCSI
5 3 (1.20%) Multicast
5 3 (1.20%) FCoE
5 3 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.20%) LAN
6 2 (0.80%) MPLS
6 2 (0.80%) Wireless
6 2 (0.80%) Firewall
6 2 (0.80%) Network Security
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.40%) LTE
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.16%) NoSQL
3 21 (8.37%) MongoDB
4 19 (7.57%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.58%) Big Data
6 13 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (4.38%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.59%) MySQL
9 8 (3.19%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (2.79%) Riak
11 5 (1.99%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.99%) SAP BI
12 4 (1.59%) HBase
12 4 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.59%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.59%) Sqoop
12 4 (1.59%) MarkLogic
12 4 (1.59%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 12 (4.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.38%) Selenium
3 10 (3.98%) JIRA
4 6 (2.39%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.20%) Hudson
6 2 (0.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.40%) ProC
7 1 (0.40%) Maven
7 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (16.33%) Finance
2 29 (11.55%) Banking
3 13 (5.18%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.38%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.59%) Front Office
6 6 (2.39%) Retail
7 5 (1.99%) Marketing
8 4 (1.59%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.20%) Law
10 2 (0.80%) Back Office
11 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.40%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.77%) HTML
2 14 (5.58%) JSON
3 12 (4.78%) HTML5
4 11 (4.38%) RESTful
4 11 (4.38%) .NET
5 10 (3.98%) Spring
5 10 (3.98%) Django
6 9 (3.59%) REST
6 9 (3.59%) Web Services
7 8 (3.19%) XML
8 7 (2.79%) WCF
8 7 (2.79%) Middleware
8 7 (2.79%) SOAP
9 5 (1.99%) SAP PI
10 4 (1.59%) CSS
11 3 (1.20%) LAMP
11 3 (1.20%) XSD
11 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.20%) JSP
12 2 (0.80%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.37%) Open Source
2 10 (3.98%) User Experience
3 8 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.79%) RMADS
5 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.99%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.99%) CESG
7 4 (1.59%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.59%) Derivative
7 4 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.59%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.20%) FMCG
8 3 (1.20%) Psychology
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.40%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.74%) Linux
2 15 (5.98%) Windows
3 6 (2.39%) UNIX
4 5 (1.99%) Solaris
5 4 (1.59%) AIX
5 4 (1.59%) CentOS
6 3 (1.20%) Android
6 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.20%) Debian
7 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.52%) TOGAF
2 35 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (8.37%) Analytics
5 19 (7.57%) ITIL
5 19 (7.57%) Information Assurance
6 18 (7.17%) ERP
7 16 (6.37%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (5.98%) Security Architecture
9 14 (5.58%) Data Modelling
9 14 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (5.18%) SOA
10 13 (5.18%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.78%) Project Management
12 10 (3.98%) Migration
12 10 (3.98%) Risk Management
12 10 (3.98%) Load Balancing
13 9 (3.59%) Data Architecture
14 8 (3.19%) CRM
14 8 (3.19%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.76%) Java
2 19 (7.57%) SQL
3 15 (5.98%) Python
4 10 (3.98%) Scala
5 9 (3.59%) Ruby
5 9 (3.59%) C#
6 7 (2.79%) PHP
7 5 (1.99%) C++
8 4 (1.59%) Perl
9 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.40%) COBOL
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.37%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.98%) Degree
3 10 (3.98%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.19%) CISSP
5 6 (2.39%) CEH
6 5 (1.99%) CCIE
6 5 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.59%) CCA
7 4 (1.59%) CCNP
7 4 (1.59%) CCNA
7 4 (1.59%) CCDA
7 4 (1.59%) CCDP
7 4 (1.59%) CCDE
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.80%) CISA
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.79%) QA
3 6 (2.39%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.20%) SLA
5 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.80%) BS7799
5 2 (0.80%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.80%) COBIT
5 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.80%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.99%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.59%) Apache Flume
3 4 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (1.59%) HDFS
4 3 (1.20%) Xen
4 3 (1.20%) KVM
4 3 (1.20%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.20%) NFS
5 2 (0.80%) Docker
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.40%) SRDF
6 1 (0.40%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 14 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (4.78%) Puppet
3 4 (1.59%) Ambari
3 4 (1.59%) Oozie
4 3 (1.20%) ZABBIX
4 3 (1.20%) Cacti
4 3 (1.20%) Salt
4 3 (1.20%) Nagios
5 2 (0.80%) SCCM
5 2 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.40%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 42 (16.73%) Oracle
2 26 (10.36%) SAP
3 25 (9.96%) Microsoft
4 19 (7.57%) HP
5 18 (7.17%) Cisco
6 14 (5.58%) VMware
7 9 (3.59%) IBM
7 9 (3.59%) EMC
7 9 (3.59%) Siebel
8 6 (2.39%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.99%) Informatica
9 5 (1.99%) Cognos
10 4 (1.59%) NetApp
10 4 (1.59%) Teradata
10 4 (1.59%) MapR
10 4 (1.59%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.59%) Netezza
11 3 (1.20%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.20%) hybris
11 3 (1.20%) Intel
City, London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £540 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
DP Connect
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago