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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 456 491 494
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 163 135 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 76 84
Median daily rate £575 £576 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.17% +0.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £735 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £625
% change year-on-year
- -12.00%
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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 75 £600 - 19
South East +3 22 £550 - 4
North West -2 20 £635 -2.30% 1
Yorkshire +7 14 £500 -16.66% 5
West Midlands -13 12 £600 -11.11%
East of England +12 6 £625 +32.27%
South West 0 5 £650 +18.18% 1
Midlands -4 3 £600 -
North East - 3 £340 -
East Midlands 0 1 £575 +24.32%
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 65 (21.24%) Finance
2 62 (20.26%) Java
3 60 (19.61%) Oracle
4 52 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (13.07%) SOA
6 38 (12.42%) Windows
6 38 (12.42%) SQL
7 37 (12.09%) Banking
8 36 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 34 (11.11%) Linux
10 33 (10.78%) Middleware
11 29 (9.48%) HTML
11 29 (9.48%) Enterprise Architecture
11 29 (9.48%) Technical Architecture
12 28 (9.15%) SQL Server
12 28 (9.15%) Microsoft
12 28 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (8.82%) Migration
14 26 (8.50%) SC Cleared
14 26 (8.50%) Pega
15 25 (8.17%) TOGAF
15 25 (8.17%) VMware
15 25 (8.17%) JavaScript
15 25 (8.17%) Web Services
16 24 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (7.52%) Spring
17 23 (7.52%) IBM
18 22 (7.19%) Cisco
18 22 (7.19%) Retail
18 22 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure

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 (4.58%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.27%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.94%) JBoss
3 9 (2.94%) Mule
4 8 (2.61%) Apache
5 7 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.63%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.31%) nginx
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.31%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.98%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.98%) CMS
9 3 (0.98%) Confluence
9 3 (0.98%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.98%) SAS
10 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) HipChat
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.63%) SAP MII
3 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.31%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.65%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.65%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.33%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.92%) Office 365
4 7 (2.29%) IaaS
4 7 (2.29%) SaaS
5 6 (1.96%) PaaS
6 5 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.31%) GitHub
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.65%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.33%) Heroku
10 1 (0.33%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.86%) LAN
1 21 (6.86%) WAN
2 18 (5.88%) Firewall
3 12 (3.92%) SAN
4 9 (2.94%) DNS
4 9 (2.94%) NAS
5 8 (2.61%) DHCP
5 8 (2.61%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (1.96%) FCoE
6 6 (1.96%) HTTP
6 6 (1.96%) Internet
6 6 (1.96%) iSCSI
6 6 (1.96%) MPLS
6 6 (1.96%) Multicast
6 6 (1.96%) VPN
7 5 (1.63%) Network Security
8 4 (1.31%) Skype
8 4 (1.31%) VLAN
9 3 (0.98%) IPsec
9 3 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.58%) DB2
4 13 (4.25%) Big Data
4 13 (4.25%) RDBMS
5 9 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.63%) HBase
7 5 (1.63%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.65%) DataStage
10 2 (0.65%) OLTP
10 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.65%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.61%) Jenkins
1 8 (2.61%) JUnit
2 6 (1.96%) JIRA
3 5 (1.63%) Maven
4 4 (1.31%) Selenium
5 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.98%) Hudson
5 3 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.65%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.65%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.65%) Liquibase
6 2 (0.65%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.65%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.65%) Subversion
6 2 (0.65%) TestNG
6 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 65 (21.24%) Finance
2 37 (12.09%) Banking
3 22 (7.19%) Retail
4 11 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.94%) Marketing
6 7 (2.29%) Billing
6 7 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.96%) Automotive
8 4 (1.31%) Electronics
8 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Front Office
9 2 (0.65%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) Military
9 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.78%) Middleware
2 29 (9.48%) HTML
3 25 (8.17%) Web Services
4 23 (7.52%) Spring
5 19 (6.21%) XML
6 17 (5.56%) .NET
6 17 (5.56%) CSS
7 15 (4.90%) JMS
8 14 (4.58%) HTML5
9 13 (4.25%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (3.92%) Hibernate
11 11 (3.59%) J2EE
12 10 (3.27%) JSP
13 9 (2.94%) Servlets
13 9 (2.94%) Struts
13 9 (2.94%) WebCenter
14 8 (2.61%) ASP.NET
14 8 (2.61%) Node.js
15 7 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.21%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.61%) Client/Server
2 8 (2.61%) Mobile App
2 8 (2.61%) N-Tier
3 6 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.96%) Virtual Team
4 5 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (1.63%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.63%) User Experience
5 4 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (0.98%) Blog
6 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.98%) Internet of Things
6 3 (0.98%) iSeries
7 2 (0.65%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.42%) Windows
2 34 (11.11%) Linux
3 14 (4.58%) Solaris
4 10 (3.27%) Android
5 9 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.61%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.96%) Unix
7 6 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.63%) AIX
8 5 (1.63%) HPUX
8 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.31%) VMS
10 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.33%) CentOS
12 1 (0.33%) Debian
12 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (13.07%) SOA
3 29 (9.48%) Enterprise Architecture
3 29 (9.48%) Technical Architecture
4 28 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (8.82%) Migration
6 25 (8.17%) TOGAF
7 21 (6.86%) Data Modelling
8 18 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (5.88%) MVC
9 17 (5.56%) DevOps
9 17 (5.56%) Open Source
9 17 (5.56%) TDD
10 16 (5.23%) CRM
11 15 (4.90%) E-Commerce
11 15 (4.90%) OO
11 15 (4.90%) SDLC
12 14 (4.58%) Scrum
12 14 (4.58%) Workflow
13 13 (4.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.26%) Java
2 38 (12.42%) SQL
3 25 (8.17%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.61%) PHP
5 7 (2.29%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.96%) C#
6 6 (1.96%) Ruby
7 5 (1.63%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.31%) Groovy
9 3 (0.98%) Go
9 3 (0.98%) Lisp
9 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.98%) Python
10 2 (0.65%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.33%) ABAP
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) C++
11 1 (0.33%) FQL
11 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.94%) Degree
4 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.98%) CISSP
4 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.65%) CCIE
6 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.33%) CCNA
6 1 (0.33%) CCNP
6 1 (0.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.33%) CISM
6 1 (0.33%) CITP
6 1 (0.33%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.33%) CRISC
6 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.54%) QA
2 6 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.65%) EMIR
4 2 (0.65%) MiFID
4 2 (0.65%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.92%) Xen
4 9 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.94%) KVM
5 8 (2.61%) NFS
5 8 (2.61%) SRDF
6 4 (1.31%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.98%) Docker
8 2 (0.65%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.65%) vCloud
9 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.33%) HDFS
9 1 (0.33%) Varnish
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.33%) XenApp
9 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.27%) SCCM
2 6 (1.96%) Puppet
3 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.98%) Control-M
4 3 (0.98%) SCOM
5 2 (0.65%) Ansible
5 2 (0.65%) Bareos
5 2 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.65%) MIIS
5 2 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.65%) yum
6 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.33%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.33%) Salt
6 1 (0.33%) Terraform
6 1 (0.33%) WSUS
6 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (19.61%) Oracle
2 28 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.50%) Pega
4 25 (8.17%) VMware
5 23 (7.52%) IBM
6 22 (7.19%) Cisco
7 15 (4.90%) Citrix
7 15 (4.90%) EMC
7 15 (4.90%) SAP
8 10 (3.27%) BEA
8 10 (3.27%) Sybase
9 8 (2.61%) Endeca
9 8 (2.61%) Intel
9 8 (2.61%) NetApp
9 8 (2.61%) Vitria
10 6 (1.96%) FatWire
10 6 (1.96%) MuleSoft
10 6 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.96%) Teradata
10 6 (1.96%) Xamarin
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