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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 418 431 405
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 155 134 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 97 73
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £760 £710
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £540 £548
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £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 1792 1874 2060
Average 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 £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 70 £575 - 19
South East -7 45 £525 +1.94% 1
North West -11 10 £650 +36.84% 4
East of England - 9 £550 - 2
South West -14 6 £425 -52.77% 2
East Midlands - 6 £450 -
West Midlands -13 5 £600 +84.61% 1
North East - 3 £430 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 81 (30.34%) Java
2 60 (22.47%) Finance
3 58 (21.72%) Oracle
4 53 (19.85%) TOGAF
5 48 (17.98%) Banking
6 46 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (13.48%) Open Source
8 30 (11.24%) Linux
9 28 (10.49%) Apache
10 25 (9.36%) Scrum
10 25 (9.36%) Analytics
11 24 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (8.61%) Java EE
13 21 (7.87%) Windows
13 21 (7.87%) HTML
13 21 (7.87%) Microsoft
14 20 (7.49%) Data Modelling
14 20 (7.49%) Migration
14 20 (7.49%) Spring
14 20 (7.49%) Investment Banking
14 20 (7.49%) Mentoring
15 19 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (7.12%) Security Cleared
15 19 (7.12%) SQL Server
15 19 (7.12%) SOA
16 18 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (6.37%) ETL
17 17 (6.37%) IBM
17 17 (6.37%) SAP
18 16 (5.99%) UNIX

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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%) Confluence
3 7 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.87%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
4 5 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.50%) CICS
5 4 (1.50%) IIS
5 4 (1.50%) SAS
6 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.75%) JBoss
7 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.37%) CMS
8 1 (0.37%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.37%) PegaRULES
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) MS Office
5 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.75%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 2 (0.75%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.37%) Endur
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.12%) SaaS
2 3 (1.12%) PaaS
2 3 (1.12%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.62%) WAN
2 13 (4.87%) SAN
3 10 (3.75%) Firewall
4 6 (2.25%) LAN
5 5 (1.87%) VoIP
6 4 (1.50%) VPN
6 4 (1.50%) Internet
6 4 (1.50%) MPLS
6 4 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.50%) NAS
6 4 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.50%) NetScreen
7 3 (1.12%) Multicast
7 3 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.12%) Network Security
7 3 (1.12%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.12%) FCoE
7 3 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.12%) Wireless
7 3 (1.12%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.99%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (7.12%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.99%) MongoDB
4 12 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.12%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.12%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.37%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.00%) Couchbase
8 5 (1.87%) Redis
8 5 (1.87%) QlikView
8 5 (1.87%) DataStage
8 5 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.50%) DB2
9 4 (1.50%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.50%) Big Data
10 3 (1.12%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.12%) Selenium
2 10 (3.75%) JIRA
3 9 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.12%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.75%) Maven
5 2 (0.75%) ERwin
6 1 (0.37%) ProC
6 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.37%) Toad
6 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Workshop
6 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 60 (22.47%) Finance
2 48 (17.98%) Banking
3 20 (7.49%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.62%) Retail
5 13 (4.87%) Front Office
6 8 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.50%) Games
9 3 (1.12%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.12%) Back Office
9 3 (1.12%) Law
9 3 (1.12%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Legal
11 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Marketing
11 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.61%) Java EE
2 21 (7.87%) HTML
3 20 (7.49%) Spring
4 15 (5.62%) JSON
5 13 (4.87%) HTML5
5 13 (4.87%) REST
6 12 (4.49%) .NET
6 12 (4.49%) J2EE
6 12 (4.49%) Middleware
7 11 (4.12%) SOAP
7 11 (4.12%) Web Services
7 11 (4.12%) RESTful
8 10 (3.75%) Django
9 9 (3.37%) XML
10 7 (2.62%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.25%) WCF
11 6 (2.25%) WPF
12 5 (1.87%) XSLT
13 4 (1.50%) Memcached
14 3 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.48%) Open Source
2 19 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.75%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.87%) VSAM
6 5 (1.87%) PKI
6 5 (1.87%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.87%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.50%) FMCG
7 4 (1.50%) Online Games
7 4 (1.50%) Clustering
7 4 (1.50%) User Experience
8 3 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.12%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.75%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.24%) Linux
2 21 (7.87%) Windows
3 16 (5.99%) UNIX
4 9 (3.37%) Solaris
5 7 (2.62%) AIX
6 6 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.75%) HPUX
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.37%) VME
8 1 (0.37%) Android
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) CentOS
8 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.85%) TOGAF
2 46 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.36%) Scrum
3 25 (9.36%) Analytics
4 20 (7.49%) Mentoring
4 20 (7.49%) Migration
4 20 (7.49%) Data Modelling
5 19 (7.12%) SOA
6 18 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (6.37%) ETL
8 15 (5.62%) Project Management
8 15 (5.62%) Data Architecture
9 14 (5.24%) Data Management
9 14 (5.24%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (4.49%) ERP
11 12 (4.49%) ITIL
11 12 (4.49%) Data Migration
12 11 (4.12%) CRM
12 11 (4.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 81 (30.34%) Java
2 15 (5.62%) SQL
3 12 (4.49%) JavaScript
3 12 (4.49%) Scala
4 11 (4.12%) Python
5 10 (3.75%) Ruby
6 9 (3.37%) C#
7 5 (1.87%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.50%) COBOL
9 3 (1.12%) C++
10 2 (0.75%) PHP
10 2 (0.75%) XQuery
10 2 (0.75%) XPath
11 1 (0.37%) Groovy
11 1 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (7.12%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.99%) Degree
3 11 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.62%) CCIE
6 4 (1.50%) CCNA
6 4 (1.50%) CCDP
6 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.12%) CCA
7 3 (1.12%) CCDA
7 3 (1.12%) CCNP
7 3 (1.12%) CCDE
8 1 (0.37%) MCSE
8 1 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CEH
8 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.87%) QA
3 4 (1.50%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.12%) NFS
2 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.12%) Xen
2 3 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.12%) KVM
3 1 (0.37%) HDFS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.37%) NDS
3 1 (0.37%) XenApp
3 1 (0.37%) SRDF
3 1 (0.37%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.37%) Puppet
3 2 (0.75%) SCCM
3 2 (0.75%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.37%) SCOM
4 1 (0.37%) WSUS
4 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.37%) Ambari
4 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.37%) Oozie
Vendors
1 58 (21.72%) Oracle
2 21 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.37%) SAP
3 17 (6.37%) IBM
4 15 (5.62%) Cisco
4 15 (5.62%) EMC
5 14 (5.24%) VMware
6 8 (3.00%) HP
7 6 (2.25%) Adobe
7 6 (2.25%) Citrix
7 6 (2.25%) Juniper
7 6 (2.25%) Informatica
7 6 (2.25%) NetApp
7 6 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.87%) Pega
9 4 (1.50%) F5
9 4 (1.50%) CA
9 4 (1.50%) Cognos
10 3 (1.12%) Siebel
10 3 (1.12%) Sybase
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