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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
UK / England
Rank 405 464 447
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 176 144 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 98 87
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £750 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £531
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £100.00 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

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
39568 44607 44474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25980 29105 27895
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1426 1501 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +71 113 £638 +10.86% 14
South East +17 26 £493 -10.45% 3
North West +13 11 £475 -16.15% 2
West Midlands +2 7 £575 -11.53% 1
Yorkshire +3 6 £475 -5.00% 1
Midlands +6 4 £600 -4.00%
South West -5 3 £475 -5.00% 2
East of England -2 2 £625 +11.85% 2
North East -18 2 £438 -20.45%
East Midlands +4 1 - -
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 98 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.02%) Finance
3 61 (15.93%) Java
3 61 (15.93%) Security Cleared
4 54 (14.10%) SC Cleared
5 51 (13.32%) Oracle
6 47 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (12.27%) Banking
7 42 (10.97%) Web Services
8 41 (10.70%) IBM
9 40 (10.44%) Microsoft
10 38 (9.92%) Data Modelling
10 38 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
11 37 (9.66%) Big Data
12 36 (9.40%) HTML
13 34 (8.88%) TOGAF
13 34 (8.88%) DevOps
14 33 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
15 32 (8.36%) Telecoms
15 32 (8.36%) SQL
16 31 (8.09%) Data Centre
17 30 (7.83%) WAN
17 30 (7.83%) LAN
17 30 (7.83%) REST
18 29 (7.57%) Presales
19 28 (7.31%) NoSQL
19 28 (7.31%) Open Source
20 27 (7.05%) SOA
20 27 (7.05%) Linux
21 26 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure

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 18 (4.70%) Apache
1 18 (4.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (4.44%) Anypoint
3 14 (3.66%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.87%) Confluence
4 11 (2.87%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.09%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.57%) SAS
7 5 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.04%) CMS
9 3 (0.78%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.52%) IIS
10 2 (0.52%) JBoss
10 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.26%) CATIA
3 1 (0.26%) InDesign
3 1 (0.26%) InVision
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.26%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 16 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.52%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.52%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.52%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (0.52%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.26%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI-AA
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.26%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.44%) Office 365
4 10 (2.61%) IaaS
5 7 (1.83%) SaaS
6 5 (1.31%) GitHub
6 5 (1.31%) PaaS
7 3 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.78%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.52%) Heroku
8 2 (0.52%) Route 53
8 2 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.83%) LAN
1 30 (7.83%) WAN
2 10 (2.61%) Internet
3 9 (2.35%) Firewall
4 8 (2.09%) Skype
5 7 (1.83%) Network Security
5 7 (1.83%) VPN
6 5 (1.31%) LDAP
6 5 (1.31%) SAN
7 4 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (1.04%) MPLS
7 4 (1.04%) Wireless
8 3 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.78%) DMZ
8 3 (0.78%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.78%) FCoE
8 3 (0.78%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.78%) VoIP
8 3 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.66%) Big Data
2 28 (7.31%) NoSQL
3 25 (6.53%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.01%) Hadoop
5 22 (5.74%) SQL Server
6 16 (4.18%) Apache Hive
7 13 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (2.87%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.61%) MySQL
10 10 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.57%) Data Mart
12 5 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.31%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.04%) DB2
14 3 (0.78%) HBase
14 3 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.78%) SAP BW
14 3 (0.78%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 24 (6.27%) Jenkins
2 15 (3.92%) JIRA
3 11 (2.87%) Selenium
4 9 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.57%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.04%) ERwin
6 4 (1.04%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.78%) GitLab
8 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.26%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.26%) JMeter
8 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.26%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.26%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 69 (18.02%) Finance
2 47 (12.27%) Banking
3 32 (8.36%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.61%) Retail
5 5 (1.31%) Marketing
6 4 (1.04%) Games
6 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.78%) Advertising
7 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) Front Office
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.26%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.97%) Web Services
2 36 (9.40%) HTML
3 30 (7.83%) REST
4 26 (6.79%) HTML5
4 26 (6.79%) JSON
5 20 (5.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 19 (4.96%) CSS
7 18 (4.70%) XML
8 17 (4.44%) IBM Integration Bus
9 16 (4.18%) CSS3
10 13 (3.39%) Django
10 13 (3.39%) Spring
11 12 (3.13%) J2EE
11 12 (3.13%) RESTful
12 10 (2.61%) .NET
13 9 (2.35%) Ajax
13 9 (2.35%) Kafka
13 9 (2.35%) Play Framework
13 9 (2.35%) SOAP
14 7 (1.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.09%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (2.61%) User Experience
4 9 (2.35%) SWIFT
5 8 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.57%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.57%) Social Media
8 5 (1.31%) CESG
8 5 (1.31%) PKI
9 4 (1.04%) Tandem
10 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.78%) Online Games
10 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.05%) Linux
2 20 (5.22%) Windows
3 9 (2.35%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.83%) Unix
5 6 (1.57%) Android
5 6 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.31%) Solaris
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.52%) AIX
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.26%) VMS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (9.92%) Data Modelling
4 34 (8.88%) DevOps
4 34 (8.88%) TOGAF
5 33 (8.62%) Enterprise Architecture
6 29 (7.57%) Presales
7 28 (7.31%) Open Source
8 27 (7.05%) SOA
9 25 (6.53%) Scrum
10 21 (5.48%) ETL
11 19 (4.96%) CRM
11 19 (4.96%) ITIL
11 19 (4.96%) Mentoring
11 19 (4.96%) Microservices
12 18 (4.70%) API Integration
13 17 (4.44%) Data Integration
13 17 (4.44%) Data Protection
14 16 (4.18%) Configuration Management
14 16 (4.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (15.93%) Java
2 32 (8.36%) SQL
3 23 (6.01%) Scala
4 22 (5.74%) Ruby
5 17 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.44%) Python
6 8 (2.09%) C#
7 4 (1.04%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.04%) R
8 3 (0.78%) C
9 2 (0.52%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.52%) C++
9 2 (0.52%) Groovy
9 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) ES6
10 1 (0.26%) Lua
10 1 (0.26%) Perl
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 61 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 54 (14.10%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.96%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.92%) Degree
5 7 (1.83%) CISSP
6 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.78%) CISM
6 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.52%) CEH
7 2 (0.52%) CRISC
7 2 (0.52%) MBA
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (0.52%) PhD
7 2 (0.52%) VCAP
7 2 (0.52%) VCDX
7 2 (0.52%) VCP6
7 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.26%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.26%) CLAS
8 1 (0.26%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.09%) SEPA
2 6 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.31%) ISO20022
4 4 (1.04%) MiFID
4 4 (1.04%) QA
4 4 (1.04%) RMADS
5 3 (0.78%) GPG13
5 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (3.92%) Docker
2 7 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.04%) LXC
5 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.78%) SRDF
5 3 (0.78%) vCloud
6 2 (0.52%) KVM
6 2 (0.52%) NFS
6 2 (0.52%) vSphere
6 2 (0.52%) Xen
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.26%) HDFS
7 1 (0.26%) iptables
7 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (4.96%) Puppet
2 17 (4.44%) MOM
3 13 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.57%) Ansible
5 3 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.78%) vRealize
6 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.52%) Terraform
7 1 (0.26%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.26%) Mesos
7 1 (0.26%) Oozie
7 1 (0.26%) SCOM
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.26%) Uchiwa
7 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (13.32%) Oracle
2 41 (10.70%) IBM
3 40 (10.44%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.74%) VMware
5 20 (5.22%) MuleSoft
6 18 (4.70%) Cisco
7 17 (4.44%) SAP
8 15 (3.92%) BT
9 14 (3.66%) Capita
10 13 (3.39%) TOWER Software
11 11 (2.87%) Pega
11 11 (2.87%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.35%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (1.57%) Adobe
15 5 (1.31%) EMC
15 5 (1.31%) Juniper
15 5 (1.31%) webMethods
16 4 (1.04%) NetApp
16 4 (1.04%) TIBCO
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