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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 452 455 397
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 132 127 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 94 84
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £808 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £565
% change year-on-year
- -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +9 74 £590 +4.88% 23
South East +6 32 £505 -8.18% 3
North West -16 9 £650 +30.00% 1
South West -6 6 £488 -45.83% 3
East Midlands +8 4 £475 - 5
North East - 3 £430 -
West Midlands -26 2 £550 +17.02% 3
Yorkshire -17 1 £600 -4.00% 2
East of England - 1 £550 - 6
Lead Architect
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Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 79 (29.59%) Java
2 60 (22.47%) Oracle
3 56 (20.97%) Finance
4 53 (19.85%) TOGAF
5 46 (17.23%) Banking
6 36 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (10.49%) Apache
8 27 (10.11%) Open Source
9 25 (9.36%) Analytics
10 24 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (8.61%) Java EE
12 22 (8.24%) Scrum
12 22 (8.24%) Windows
12 22 (8.24%) Microsoft
13 21 (7.87%) Migration
13 21 (7.87%) Security Cleared
14 20 (7.49%) Investment Banking
14 20 (7.49%) Data Modelling
14 20 (7.49%) SOA
14 20 (7.49%) SQL Server
14 20 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (7.12%) Linux
16 18 (6.74%) SQL
17 16 (5.99%) SAP
17 16 (5.99%) Web Services
17 16 (5.99%) UNIX
17 16 (5.99%) IBM
18 15 (5.62%) WAN
18 15 (5.62%) JavaScript
18 15 (5.62%) Retail

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (10.49%) Apache
2 10 (3.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (3.37%) IIS
4 7 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.50%) CICS
6 4 (1.50%) SAS
6 4 (1.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.12%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.75%) JBoss
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.37%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.37%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.75%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.75%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.37%) RMDS
3 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.37%) Endur
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.50%) SaaS
3 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.12%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.37%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.37%) GitHub
4 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.37%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.62%) WAN
2 14 (5.24%) SAN
3 11 (4.12%) Firewall
4 7 (2.62%) LAN
5 6 (2.25%) MPLS
5 6 (2.25%) VPN
6 5 (1.87%) VoIP
7 4 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.50%) Wireless
7 4 (1.50%) NetScreen
7 4 (1.50%) Internet
8 3 (1.12%) Multicast
8 3 (1.12%) SSL
8 3 (1.12%) TACACS
8 3 (1.12%) BGP
8 3 (1.12%) OSPF
8 3 (1.12%) IPsec
8 3 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.12%) Network Security
8 3 (1.12%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (7.49%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.49%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.75%) Redis
4 10 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.37%) CouchDB
6 8 (3.00%) Hadoop
6 8 (3.00%) Couchbase
6 8 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.87%) QlikView
7 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.50%) Big Data
8 4 (1.50%) DataStage
8 4 (1.50%) DB2
9 3 (1.12%) MySQL
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.75%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.75%) Maven
2 2 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.75%) ERwin
3 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (0.37%) Toad
3 1 (0.37%) ProC
3 1 (0.37%) Selenium
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (20.97%) Finance
2 46 (17.23%) Banking
3 20 (7.49%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.62%) Retail
5 13 (4.87%) Front Office
6 9 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.50%) Games
8 3 (1.12%) Back Office
8 3 (1.12%) Law
8 3 (1.12%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Marketing
9 2 (0.75%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.61%) Java EE
2 16 (5.99%) Web Services
3 14 (5.24%) .NET
4 13 (4.87%) J2EE
4 13 (4.87%) REST
5 12 (4.49%) Middleware
6 11 (4.12%) HTML
6 11 (4.12%) SOAP
6 11 (4.12%) Spring
7 9 (3.37%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.37%) Memcached
8 8 (3.00%) XML
9 5 (1.87%) WCF
9 5 (1.87%) WPF
9 5 (1.87%) JSON
10 4 (1.50%) HTML5
10 4 (1.50%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.50%) CSS
10 4 (1.50%) XSLT
11 3 (1.12%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.11%) Open Source
2 20 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.12%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.25%) FMCG
7 5 (1.87%) VSAM
7 5 (1.87%) PKI
8 4 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.50%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.50%) Online Games
8 4 (1.50%) Clustering
8 4 (1.50%) User Experience
9 3 (1.12%) BYOD
9 3 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.24%) Windows
2 19 (7.12%) Linux
3 16 (5.99%) UNIX
4 9 (3.37%) Solaris
5 6 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.25%) AIX
6 4 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.12%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.12%) Android
7 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.75%) HPUX
9 1 (0.37%) zOS
9 1 (0.37%) VME
9 1 (0.37%) CentOS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.85%) TOGAF
2 36 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.36%) Analytics
4 22 (8.24%) Scrum
5 21 (7.87%) Migration
6 20 (7.49%) Data Modelling
6 20 (7.49%) SOA
7 15 (5.62%) Data Architecture
8 14 (5.24%) Data Management
8 14 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (4.87%) ETL
9 13 (4.87%) CRM
9 13 (4.87%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (4.87%) Mentoring
10 12 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (4.49%) Data Migration
11 11 (4.12%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.12%) ERP
11 11 (4.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (29.59%) Java
2 18 (6.74%) SQL
3 15 (5.62%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.12%) C#
5 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.50%) COBOL
7 3 (1.12%) Python
7 3 (1.12%) C++
7 3 (1.12%) VB
7 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.12%) VB6
7 3 (1.12%) Scala
8 2 (0.75%) XPath
8 2 (0.75%) XQuery
8 2 (0.75%) PHP
9 1 (0.37%) Groovy
9 1 (0.37%) Ruby
9 1 (0.37%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.62%) Degree
3 14 (5.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.87%) CCIE
6 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.75%) CCNA
7 2 (0.75%) CCDP
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB
8 1 (0.37%) CCA
8 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CCDA
8 1 (0.37%) CCNP
8 1 (0.37%) CCDE
8 1 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.87%) QA
2 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.50%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.12%) KVM
2 3 (1.12%) NFS
2 3 (1.12%) Xen
2 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) HDFS
4 1 (0.37%) NDS
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.37%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (0.75%) SCCM
1 2 (0.75%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.37%) SCOM
2 1 (0.37%) WSUS
2 1 (0.37%) Ambari
2 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 60 (22.47%) Oracle
2 22 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.99%) SAP
3 16 (5.99%) IBM
4 14 (5.24%) EMC
5 12 (4.49%) Cisco
6 10 (3.75%) VMware
6 10 (3.75%) Adobe
7 8 (3.00%) Juniper
8 7 (2.62%) NetApp
8 7 (2.62%) HP
8 7 (2.62%) Citrix
9 6 (2.25%) Pega
9 6 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.50%) F5
10 4 (1.50%) CA
10 4 (1.50%) Cognos
11 3 (1.12%) Sybase
11 3 (1.12%) Intel
11 3 (1.12%) Lotus
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