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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 403 481 496
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 200 140 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 87 86
Median daily rate £625 £609 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £825 £708
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £100.00 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £82.00
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
43501 47980 48241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.93% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28710 31023 31043
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 1886 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +46 114 £650 +4.41% 18
South East +28 26 £525 -2.32% 3
West Midlands +12 26 £531 -21.29%
North West +3 11 £650 -2.45% 2
South West +18 6 £488 +5.40% 2
Yorkshire +9 4 £450 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -7 4 £613 +32.43% 1
North East -27 4 £438 -45.31%
East of England +4 3 £588 +3.52% 3
Midlands +6 1 - -
Lead Architect
UK

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 87 (22.03%) Finance
2 72 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (16.96%) Java
3 67 (16.96%) Oracle
4 57 (14.43%) Banking
5 53 (13.42%) SQL
6 52 (13.16%) Security Cleared
7 45 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (10.63%) Big Data
9 41 (10.38%) IBM
10 40 (10.13%) LAN
10 40 (10.13%) WAN
10 40 (10.13%) SC Cleared
11 38 (9.62%) Data Modelling
12 35 (8.86%) Web Services
12 35 (8.86%) Linux
12 35 (8.86%) Telecoms
12 35 (8.86%) Data Centre
13 33 (8.35%) DevOps
13 33 (8.35%) SOA
14 32 (8.10%) TOGAF
15 31 (7.85%) HTML
16 28 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (6.84%) Windows
18 26 (6.58%) SAP
18 26 (6.58%) Hadoop
18 26 (6.58%) Presales
19 25 (6.33%) Jenkins
20 23 (5.82%) REST
20 23 (5.82%) Data Management

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 19 (4.81%) Apache
2 16 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (3.29%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.78%) Confluence
5 6 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (1.27%) SAS
6 5 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.01%) CMS
7 4 (1.01%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.76%) IIS
8 3 (0.76%) JBoss
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.51%) Mule
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.25%) CATIA
3 1 (0.25%) InDesign
3 1 (0.25%) InVision
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.25%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.25%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 7 (1.77%) SAP MII
2 6 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (1.52%) Remedy AR System
2 6 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.01%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.76%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.51%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.51%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.51%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.25%) SAP FI-AA
7 1 (0.25%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.25%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.25%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.78%) GitHub
3 11 (2.78%) IaaS
4 8 (2.03%) PaaS
5 7 (1.77%) Office 365
6 5 (1.27%) SaaS
7 4 (1.01%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.76%) CloudBees
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.51%) Heroku
9 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.13%) LAN
1 40 (10.13%) WAN
2 17 (4.30%) Internet
3 11 (2.78%) Firewall
4 9 (2.28%) SAN
5 8 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (2.03%) Network Security
5 8 (2.03%) VPN
6 7 (1.77%) NAS
6 7 (1.77%) Wireless
7 6 (1.52%) DHCP
7 6 (1.52%) FCoE
7 6 (1.52%) HTTP
7 6 (1.52%) iSCSI
8 5 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.27%) MPLS
8 5 (1.27%) Multicast
9 4 (1.01%) VoIP
9 4 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.63%) Big Data
2 26 (6.58%) Hadoop
3 19 (4.81%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.56%) NoSQL
4 18 (4.56%) SQL Server
5 15 (3.80%) Apache Hive
6 14 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.28%) DB2
8 8 (2.03%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.52%) Couchbase
9 6 (1.52%) Data Mart
9 6 (1.52%) HBase
9 6 (1.52%) MySQL
10 5 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.01%) OLTP
11 4 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (6.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.80%) JIRA
4 10 (2.53%) Selenium
5 6 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.27%) ERwin
6 5 (1.27%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.76%) GitLab
7 3 (0.76%) JUnit
7 3 (0.76%) SonarQube
7 3 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.25%) Babel
8 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.25%) gulp
8 1 (0.25%) NUnit
8 1 (0.25%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.25%) TestNG
8 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 87 (22.03%) Finance
2 57 (14.43%) Banking
3 35 (8.86%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 15 (3.80%) Retail
6 11 (2.78%) Marketing
7 10 (2.53%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.77%) Automotive
9 6 (1.52%) Games
10 4 (1.01%) Legal
11 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Advertising
12 2 (0.51%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Military
13 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.86%) Web Services
2 31 (7.85%) HTML
3 23 (5.82%) REST
4 21 (5.32%) HTML5
5 20 (5.06%) JSON
6 18 (4.56%) XML
7 17 (4.30%) CSS
7 17 (4.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 14 (3.54%) IBM Integration Bus
9 13 (3.29%) .NET
9 13 (3.29%) Middleware
10 12 (3.04%) Spring
11 11 (2.78%) CSS3
12 10 (2.53%) J2EE
12 10 (2.53%) RESTful
12 10 (2.53%) SOAP
13 9 (2.28%) Node.js
14 8 (2.03%) Django
14 8 (2.03%) jQuery
14 8 (2.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.57%) Data Integration
3 12 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.04%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.03%) User Experience
6 7 (1.77%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.77%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.52%) CMDB
7 6 (1.52%) Social Media
8 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.01%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.76%) Online Games
10 3 (0.76%) Statistics
10 3 (0.76%) Tandem
10 3 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.86%) Linux
2 27 (6.84%) Windows
3 15 (3.80%) Solaris
4 13 (3.29%) Unix
5 9 (2.28%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.03%) AIX
7 7 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.27%) HPUX
9 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.76%) Android
10 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.51%) VMS
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (9.62%) Data Modelling
4 33 (8.35%) DevOps
4 33 (8.35%) SOA
5 32 (8.10%) TOGAF
6 26 (6.58%) Presales
7 23 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (5.82%) Data Management
7 23 (5.82%) ETL
7 23 (5.82%) Migration
8 22 (5.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 22 (5.57%) Mentoring
9 19 (4.81%) E-Commerce
9 19 (4.81%) ITIL
9 19 (4.81%) Scrum
10 18 (4.56%) Open Source
11 17 (4.30%) CRM
11 17 (4.30%) Service Design
12 16 (4.05%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 67 (16.96%) Java
2 53 (13.42%) SQL
3 20 (5.06%) Python
4 18 (4.56%) JavaScript
4 18 (4.56%) Scala
5 17 (4.30%) Ruby
6 5 (1.27%) C#
7 4 (1.01%) C
7 4 (1.01%) R
8 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.76%) C++
9 2 (0.51%) PHP
9 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.25%) COBOL
10 1 (0.25%) Groovy
10 1 (0.25%) Lua
10 1 (0.25%) Perl
10 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 40 (10.13%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.81%) Degree
4 11 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.77%) CISSP
6 4 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.01%) CISM
7 3 (0.76%) CLAS
7 3 (0.76%) CRISC
7 3 (0.76%) MBA
8 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.51%) PhD
9 1 (0.25%) CCNP
9 1 (0.25%) CEH
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) MCSA
9 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.27%) QA
3 4 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.01%) SEPA
4 3 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.51%) MiFID
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.51%) SLA
6 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (3.04%) Active Directory
1 12 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.78%) Docker
3 8 (2.03%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.03%) SRDF
4 7 (1.77%) KVM
4 7 (1.77%) NFS
4 7 (1.77%) Xen
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.76%) LXC
7 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.25%) HDFS
7 1 (0.25%) iptables
7 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.80%) Puppet
2 14 (3.54%) MOM
3 11 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.27%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.25%) CloudForms
5 1 (0.25%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) MIIS
5 1 (0.25%) Oozie
5 1 (0.25%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 67 (16.96%) Oracle
2 41 (10.38%) IBM
3 26 (6.58%) SAP
4 23 (5.82%) Cisco
4 23 (5.82%) VMware
5 17 (4.30%) MuleSoft
6 15 (3.80%) BT
7 14 (3.54%) Capita
7 14 (3.54%) TOWER Software
8 13 (3.29%) EMC
8 13 (3.29%) Microsoft
8 13 (3.29%) Pega
9 11 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.28%) NetApp
11 7 (1.77%) Citrix
11 7 (1.77%) Intel
12 6 (1.52%) Adobe
12 6 (1.52%) BMC
12 6 (1.52%) Juniper
12 6 (1.52%) TIBCO
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