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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 467 430 446
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 141 148 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 86 96
Average daily rate £575 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £415 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £785
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 £70.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 -
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
44644 44373 42617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.47% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29144 28029 25758
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1596 1785 1902
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 51 £575 -11.53% 9
South East -13 26 £550 +0.45% 6
North West +1 22 £600 +23.07% 4
Yorkshire -3 11 £500 +8.10% 6
South West -5 10 £500 +17.64% 1
West Midlands -9 6 £650 - 2
North East - 5 £550 -
East of England -5 4 £625 +13.63% 4
East Midlands -10 3 £538 +19.44%
Midlands +1 2 £625 -13.79%
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 69 (23.63%) Finance
2 65 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (16.10%) Java
4 41 (14.04%) SOA
5 40 (13.70%) Banking
6 39 (13.36%) Oracle
7 32 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (10.27%) SQL
8 30 (10.27%) Linux
9 29 (9.93%) Security Cleared
10 27 (9.25%) Migration
11 25 (8.56%) TOGAF
11 25 (8.56%) Data Centre
12 24 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 24 (8.22%) Spring
12 24 (8.22%) SC Cleared
13 22 (7.53%) SAP
14 21 (7.19%) E-Commerce
14 21 (7.19%) Microsoft
15 20 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
15 20 (6.85%) CRM
15 20 (6.85%) HTML
15 20 (6.85%) Scrum
16 19 (6.51%) Telecoms
16 19 (6.51%) JavaScript
17 18 (6.16%) .NET
17 18 (6.16%) IBM
17 18 (6.16%) Firewall
17 18 (6.16%) Data Architecture
18 17 (5.82%) Open Source

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.74%) CMS
3 7 (2.40%) Confluence
4 6 (2.05%) Node.js
5 5 (1.71%) Mule
5 5 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.37%) Apache
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.37%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.03%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.68%) AquaLogic
8 2 (0.68%) IIS
8 2 (0.68%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.68%) nginx
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.34%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 4 (1.37%) MS Office
1 4 (1.37%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.03%) Magento
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle AML
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.68%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.68%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.34%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.42%) Office 365
3 9 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.08%) SaaS
4 8 (2.74%) IaaS
5 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.37%) PaaS
7 2 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.68%) GitHub
7 2 (0.68%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.34%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.16%) Firewall
2 12 (4.11%) DNS
3 9 (3.08%) LAN
3 9 (3.08%) WAN
4 7 (2.40%) Internet
4 7 (2.40%) MVNO
4 7 (2.40%) VPN
5 5 (1.71%) IPsec
5 5 (1.71%) MPLS
5 5 (1.71%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.37%) BGP
6 4 (1.37%) FabricPath
6 4 (1.37%) Intranet
6 4 (1.37%) IPv4
6 4 (1.37%) IPv6
6 4 (1.37%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.37%) OSPF
6 4 (1.37%) SAN
6 4 (1.37%) SMS
6 4 (1.37%) TRILL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.14%) Big Data
2 12 (4.11%) NoSQL
2 12 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 11 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.05%) DataStage
6 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.71%) Apache Hive
7 5 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.37%) QlikView
8 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.03%) HBase
9 3 (1.03%) OLAP
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (4.11%) JIRA
2 11 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.40%) Selenium
4 6 (2.05%) Cucumber
4 6 (2.05%) JUnit
5 5 (1.71%) Maven
6 4 (1.37%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.03%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.68%) Ant
8 2 (0.68%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.68%) CA Gen
8 2 (0.68%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.68%) Hudson
8 2 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (0.68%) Liquibase
8 2 (0.68%) Mockito
8 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 69 (23.63%) Finance
2 40 (13.70%) Banking
3 19 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.45%) Billing
4 13 (4.45%) Retail
5 12 (4.11%) Marketing
6 7 (2.40%) Advertising
7 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.71%) Publishing
9 4 (1.37%) Electronics
9 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.68%) Automotive
11 2 (0.68%) Legal
11 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Front Office
12 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.22%) Spring
2 20 (6.85%) HTML
3 18 (6.16%) .NET
4 15 (5.14%) Hibernate
4 15 (5.14%) Middleware
5 13 (4.45%) JSON
6 10 (3.42%) REST
7 9 (3.08%) Web Services
8 8 (2.74%) HTML5
9 7 (2.40%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.40%) CSS
9 7 (2.40%) WCF
10 6 (2.05%) Play Framework
10 6 (2.05%) SOAP
10 6 (2.05%) XML
11 5 (1.71%) Django
11 5 (1.71%) RESTful
12 4 (1.37%) Java EE
12 4 (1.37%) jQuery
12 4 (1.37%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.77%) User Experience
4 6 (2.05%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.05%) Social Media
5 4 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.37%) iSeries
5 4 (1.37%) Online Banking
5 4 (1.37%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.03%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.03%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.03%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.68%) Blog
7 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.68%) iPad
7 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.27%) Linux
2 16 (5.48%) Windows
3 14 (4.79%) Unix
4 4 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.37%) Solaris
5 2 (0.68%) AIX
5 2 (0.68%) Android
5 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) VME
6 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (14.04%) SOA
3 32 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (9.25%) Migration
5 25 (8.56%) TOGAF
6 24 (8.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (7.19%) E-Commerce
8 20 (6.85%) CRM
8 20 (6.85%) Scrum
8 20 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
9 18 (6.16%) Data Architecture
10 17 (5.82%) Open Source
10 17 (5.82%) TDD
11 16 (5.48%) Analytics
11 16 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.14%) Data Governance
13 14 (4.79%) Business Analysis
13 14 (4.79%) Data Modelling
14 12 (4.11%) Security Architecture
15 11 (3.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.10%) Java
2 30 (10.27%) SQL
3 19 (6.51%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.42%) C#
4 10 (3.42%) Python
5 9 (3.08%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.74%) Ruby
7 7 (2.40%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.05%) Scala
9 4 (1.37%) Lisp
10 2 (0.68%) Groovy
10 2 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.34%) ABAP
11 1 (0.34%) COBOL
11 1 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.74%) Degree
4 7 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.71%) CCIE
6 3 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) CCNA
7 2 (0.68%) CCNP
8 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) CLAS
8 1 (0.34%) MBA
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.42%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.37%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.34%) HDFS
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.34%) KVM
5 1 (0.34%) NFS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.34%) SRDF
5 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (4.45%) Puppet
2 6 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.03%) Control-M
4 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.68%) Bareos
4 2 (0.68%) yum
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.34%) Kibana
5 1 (0.34%) logstash
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.34%) Oozie
5 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.34%) SCSM
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.34%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (13.36%) Oracle
2 22 (7.53%) SAP
3 21 (7.19%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.16%) IBM
5 16 (5.48%) Cisco
5 16 (5.48%) VMware
6 11 (3.77%) Pega
7 8 (2.74%) hybris
8 7 (2.40%) Citrix
8 7 (2.40%) Informatica
9 6 (2.05%) CA
10 5 (1.71%) Adobe
10 5 (1.71%) Google
11 4 (1.37%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.37%) EMC
11 4 (1.37%) Juniper
12 3 (1.03%) NetApp
12 3 (1.03%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.03%) webMethods
North West England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Inter-vention UK
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £850.00 - £1300.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago