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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 459 468 460
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 172 148 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 88 100
Median daily rate £575 £600 £547
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £745 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
47342 48920 45504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.83% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31086 31590 28112
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1402 1847 1880
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +22 92 £600 -1.23% 21
South East -5 25 £525 -4.54% 6
West Midlands -17 14 £600 -22.58% 4
Yorkshire +8 13 £525 +5.00% 5
North West -3 12 £500 -28.57% 2
East of England +12 5 £500 +5.82% 3
South West +2 4 £550 - 1
East Midlands -1 2 - -
Midlands -4 2 £550 -
North East -48 1 £375 -23.07%
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 75 (23.36%) Finance
2 66 (20.56%) Oracle
3 64 (19.94%) Java
4 53 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (14.02%) Banking
5 45 (14.02%) SQL
6 43 (13.40%) SOA
7 40 (12.46%) Windows
8 35 (10.90%) Linux
9 34 (10.59%) Middleware
10 32 (9.97%) Data Modelling
10 32 (9.97%) TOGAF
10 32 (9.97%) Technical Architecture
11 31 (9.66%) Enterprise Architecture
12 30 (9.35%) Security Cleared
12 30 (9.35%) SQL Server
12 30 (9.35%) HTML
13 29 (9.03%) Microsoft
14 28 (8.72%) Web Services
15 26 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (7.79%) Pega
17 24 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 24 (7.48%) JavaScript
17 24 (7.48%) CRM
18 23 (7.17%) .NET
18 23 (7.17%) Retail
19 22 (6.85%) VMware
20 20 (6.23%) Migration
20 20 (6.23%) XML

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 14 (4.36%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.12%) JBoss
2 10 (3.12%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.80%) Mule
4 8 (2.49%) Apache
5 6 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.56%) CMS
6 5 (1.56%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.25%) nginx
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.25%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.93%) SAS
9 2 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (2.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) HipChat
4 1 (0.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.49%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.87%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (1.87%) Remedy AR System
2 6 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.56%) SAP MII
4 4 (1.25%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.62%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.62%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.31%) Radian6
7 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.31%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.31%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.74%) Office 365
4 8 (2.49%) IaaS
5 7 (2.18%) PaaS
5 7 (2.18%) SaaS
6 5 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.25%) GitHub
8 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.62%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.31%) Heroku
10 1 (0.31%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.23%) LAN
1 20 (6.23%) WAN
2 13 (4.05%) SAN
3 10 (3.12%) Firewall
3 10 (3.12%) NAS
4 9 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (2.49%) DHCP
6 7 (2.18%) DNS
6 7 (2.18%) FCoE
6 7 (2.18%) iSCSI
6 7 (2.18%) Multicast
7 6 (1.87%) HTTP
7 6 (1.87%) Internet
8 5 (1.56%) Network Security
9 4 (1.25%) MPLS
9 4 (1.25%) Skype
9 4 (1.25%) VPN
10 3 (0.93%) VoIP
10 3 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.30%) Big Data
2 17 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.36%) DB2
3 14 (4.36%) RDBMS
4 9 (2.80%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.87%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.56%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.25%) HBase
8 4 (1.25%) OLTP
9 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.62%) DataStage
9 2 (0.62%) MySQL
9 2 (0.62%) OLAP
9 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.31%) GIS
10 1 (0.31%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (2.49%) JUnit
2 7 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.18%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.56%) JIRA
4 4 (1.25%) Maven
4 4 (1.25%) Selenium
5 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.93%) Hudson
6 2 (0.62%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.62%) NUnit
6 2 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.62%) Subversion
6 2 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.62%) TestNG
6 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.31%) Capybara
7 1 (0.31%) Gatling
7 1 (0.31%) Gradle
7 1 (0.31%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.31%) SonarQube
General
1 75 (23.36%) Finance
2 45 (14.02%) Banking
3 23 (7.17%) Retail
4 15 (4.67%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.43%) Marketing
6 7 (2.18%) Billing
7 6 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.56%) Automotive
9 4 (1.25%) Electronics
9 4 (1.25%) Legal
10 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.62%) Front Office
10 2 (0.62%) Law
10 2 (0.62%) Military
10 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.59%) Middleware
2 30 (9.35%) HTML
3 28 (8.72%) Web Services
4 23 (7.17%) .NET
5 20 (6.23%) XML
6 19 (5.92%) Spring
7 17 (5.30%) CSS
8 15 (4.67%) HTML5
8 15 (4.67%) JMS
9 13 (4.05%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (3.43%) J2EE
11 10 (3.12%) JSP
12 9 (2.80%) Servlets
12 9 (2.80%) Struts
12 9 (2.80%) WebCenter
13 8 (2.49%) ASP.NET
13 8 (2.49%) Hibernate
13 8 (2.49%) Node.js
14 7 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (2.80%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.49%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.49%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.18%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.87%) CMDB
5 6 (1.87%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.87%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.93%) Blog
8 3 (0.93%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.93%) User Experience
9 2 (0.62%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.62%) Replication
9 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.46%) Windows
2 35 (10.90%) Linux
3 16 (4.98%) Solaris
4 11 (3.43%) Unix
5 10 (3.12%) Android
6 9 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.49%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.18%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.87%) AIX
10 5 (1.56%) HPUX
10 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.93%) VMS
13 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.31%) CentOS
14 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (13.40%) SOA
3 32 (9.97%) Data Modelling
3 32 (9.97%) Technical Architecture
3 32 (9.97%) TOGAF
4 31 (9.66%) Enterprise Architecture
5 24 (7.48%) CRM
5 24 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (6.23%) E-Commerce
6 20 (6.23%) Migration
7 19 (5.92%) DevOps
7 19 (5.92%) Open Source
8 18 (5.61%) Data Management
8 18 (5.61%) MVC
8 18 (5.61%) SDLC
9 17 (5.30%) High Availability
9 17 (5.30%) Workflow
10 15 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (4.67%) OO
11 14 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.94%) Java
2 45 (14.02%) SQL
3 24 (7.48%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.18%) PHP
4 7 (2.18%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.56%) Ruby
6 4 (1.25%) C#
6 4 (1.25%) Groovy
7 3 (0.93%) Go
7 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.93%) Python
8 2 (0.62%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.62%) Perl
9 1 (0.31%) ABAP
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) FQL
9 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.74%) Degree
4 3 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.93%) CISSP
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) CCIE
6 1 (0.31%) CCNA
6 1 (0.31%) CCNP
6 1 (0.31%) CISM
6 1 (0.31%) CITP
6 1 (0.31%) CRISC
6 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) MBA
6 1 (0.31%) MBCS
6 1 (0.31%) MCSE
6 1 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.30%) QA
2 6 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.62%) EMIR
4 2 (0.62%) MiFID
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.05%) Xen
4 10 (3.12%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.12%) KVM
5 9 (2.80%) NFS
5 9 (2.80%) SRDF
6 4 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.93%) Docker
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.62%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.62%) vCloud
9 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.31%) Varnish
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.31%) XenApp
9 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.12%) SCCM
2 5 (1.56%) Puppet
3 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.93%) SCOM
5 2 (0.62%) Ansible
5 2 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.62%) MIIS
5 2 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.31%) Bareos
6 1 (0.31%) Control-M
6 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.31%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.31%) Salt
6 1 (0.31%) Terraform
6 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 66 (20.56%) Oracle
2 29 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 25 (7.79%) Pega
4 22 (6.85%) VMware
5 20 (6.23%) IBM
6 19 (5.92%) Cisco
7 15 (4.67%) EMC
8 14 (4.36%) Citrix
8 14 (4.36%) SAP
9 11 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (3.43%) Sybase
10 10 (3.12%) BEA
11 9 (2.80%) Intel
11 9 (2.80%) NetApp
12 8 (2.49%) Endeca
12 8 (2.49%) TIBCO
12 8 (2.49%) Vitria
13 6 (1.87%) FatWire
13 6 (1.87%) Remedy
13 6 (1.87%) Teradata
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