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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 469 482 472
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 143 131 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.27% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 82 92
Median daily rate £600 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £430 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £813
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £575
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead Architect
UK

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
48564 48799 47642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32040 30125 29587
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1958 1985
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -28 71 £638 +8.05% 7
South East -23 22 £585 +12.23% 2
North West +6 16 £600 -7.69%
Yorkshire +9 6 £488 -18.75% 1
East of England +5 6 £625 +13.63% 3
South West -1 6 £600 -
West Midlands -8 5 £525 -4.54%
North East -36 4 £375 -12.79%
Midlands - 4 £675 -
East Midlands +5 2 £575 +21.05%
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 62 (21.23%) Finance
2 53 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (15.75%) Java
4 38 (13.01%) Oracle
5 33 (11.30%) Microsoft
5 33 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (10.96%) SOA
7 30 (10.27%) TOGAF
7 30 (10.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 30 (10.27%) Technical Architecture
8 29 (9.93%) Security Cleared
8 29 (9.93%) Migration
9 27 (9.25%) Banking
10 26 (8.90%) Spring
11 24 (8.22%) SC Cleared
11 24 (8.22%) Retail
12 23 (7.88%) Middleware
13 22 (7.53%) SQL
13 22 (7.53%) Linux
13 22 (7.53%) Scrum
14 21 (7.19%) TDD
14 21 (7.19%) Data Modelling
14 21 (7.19%) QA
15 19 (6.51%) Data Centre
15 19 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (6.51%) CRM
15 19 (6.51%) SAP
16 18 (6.16%) Firewall
17 17 (5.82%) VMware
17 17 (5.82%) .NET

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 11 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.42%) Mule
3 9 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.71%) Confluence
4 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.37%) Apache
5 4 (1.37%) CMS
5 4 (1.37%) nginx
5 4 (1.37%) Node.js
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.03%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.03%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.03%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.68%) Mule ESB
7 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
1 4 (1.37%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle AML
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.34%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.45%) Office 365
3 11 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.74%) SaaS
5 6 (2.05%) IaaS
6 4 (1.37%) GitHub
7 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.68%) PaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.34%) Heroku
9 1 (0.34%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.34%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.16%) Firewall
2 10 (3.42%) LAN
2 10 (3.42%) WAN
3 9 (3.08%) DNS
4 8 (2.74%) Internet
5 7 (2.40%) VPN
6 5 (1.71%) MPLS
6 5 (1.71%) Skype
6 5 (1.71%) SMS
6 5 (1.71%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.37%) BGP
7 4 (1.37%) FabricPath
7 4 (1.37%) IPsec
7 4 (1.37%) IPv4
7 4 (1.37%) IPv6
7 4 (1.37%) OSPF
7 4 (1.37%) TRILL
8 3 (1.03%) Network Security
8 3 (1.03%) SAN
9 2 (0.68%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.45%) Big Data
2 12 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.74%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (2.05%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.71%) DataStage
8 5 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.03%) DB2
10 3 (1.03%) QlikView
11 2 (0.68%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 11 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.42%) JIRA
3 7 (2.40%) Maven
4 6 (2.05%) JUnit
5 5 (1.71%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.71%) Selenium
6 3 (1.03%) Ant
6 3 (1.03%) Hudson
7 2 (0.68%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.68%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.68%) Liquibase
7 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.68%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.68%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.34%) Gatling
8 1 (0.34%) Mockito
General
1 62 (21.23%) Finance
2 27 (9.25%) Banking
3 24 (8.22%) Retail
4 11 (3.77%) Billing
5 10 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.74%) Marketing
7 5 (1.71%) Electronics
7 5 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.71%) Publishing
8 4 (1.37%) Automotive
9 3 (1.03%) Advertising
9 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.68%) Military
10 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.90%) Spring
2 23 (7.88%) Middleware
3 17 (5.82%) .NET
3 17 (5.82%) HTML
4 16 (5.48%) Hibernate
5 14 (4.79%) Web Services
6 11 (3.77%) JSON
6 11 (3.77%) REST
7 10 (3.42%) CSS
7 10 (3.42%) HTML5
8 6 (2.05%) JMS
8 6 (2.05%) RESTful
8 6 (2.05%) XML
9 5 (1.71%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.71%) SAP Basis
10 4 (1.37%) Java EE
10 4 (1.37%) jQuery
10 4 (1.37%) SAP PI
10 4 (1.37%) SOAP
10 4 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.40%) User Experience
3 4 (1.37%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (1.37%) iSeries
4 3 (1.03%) Blog
4 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.03%) Internet of Things
4 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.03%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.03%) Social Media
5 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.68%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.53%) Linux
2 16 (5.48%) Windows
3 8 (2.74%) Windows 10
4 7 (2.40%) Unix
5 4 (1.37%) Android
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.03%) Solaris
7 2 (0.68%) AIX
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) CentOS
8 1 (0.34%) Debian
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) VME
8 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.15%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (10.96%) SOA
4 30 (10.27%) Enterprise Architecture
4 30 (10.27%) Technical Architecture
4 30 (10.27%) TOGAF
5 29 (9.93%) Migration
6 22 (7.53%) Scrum
7 21 (7.19%) Data Modelling
7 21 (7.19%) TDD
8 19 (6.51%) CRM
9 17 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.14%) Data Architecture
11 14 (4.79%) Analytics
12 13 (4.45%) Business Analysis
12 13 (4.45%) Microservices
13 12 (4.11%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.11%) Open Source
13 12 (4.11%) Security Architecture
14 11 (3.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.75%) Java
2 22 (7.53%) SQL
3 15 (5.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.77%) C#
5 8 (2.74%) Ruby
6 7 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.71%) Python
8 4 (1.37%) Groovy
8 4 (1.37%) Lisp
8 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.03%) Go
9 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.03%) Scala
10 2 (0.68%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.34%) ABAP
11 1 (0.34%) FQL
11 1 (0.34%) Perl
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.74%) Degree
4 6 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.37%) CCIE
6 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) CCNA
7 2 (0.68%) CCNP
7 2 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) CITP
8 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) MBA
8 1 (0.34%) MBCS
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.19%) QA
2 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.68%) EMIR
4 2 (0.68%) MiFID
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.37%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.03%) Xen
5 2 (0.68%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.68%) Docker
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.34%) HDFS
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.34%) KVM
6 1 (0.34%) NFS
6 1 (0.34%) SRDF
6 1 (0.34%) Varnish
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (2.74%) SCCM
2 6 (2.05%) Puppet
3 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.03%) Control-M
5 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.68%) Bareos
5 2 (0.68%) yum
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.34%) logstash
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
6 1 (0.34%) Salt
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.34%) SCSM
6 1 (0.34%) Terraform
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.34%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 38 (13.01%) Oracle
2 33 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.51%) SAP
4 17 (5.82%) IBM
4 17 (5.82%) VMware
5 16 (5.48%) Pega
6 15 (5.14%) Cisco
7 9 (3.08%) Citrix
8 6 (2.05%) Juniper
8 6 (2.05%) MuleSoft
8 6 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.71%) Google
9 5 (1.71%) Informatica
9 5 (1.71%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.71%) Teradata
9 5 (1.71%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.37%) Avaya
10 4 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.03%) BEA
11 3 (1.03%) EMC
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