The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Principal Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Principal Architect
Rank 587 627 620
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Principal Architect 37 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.017% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.018% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 5
Median daily rate £650 £530 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £449 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £588 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £588 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +56.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Principal 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
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Principal Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Principal Architect in the job title.

Principal Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Principal Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Principal Architect across the England region.

Principal Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Principal Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Principal Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Principal Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Principal Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Principal Architect across the England region.

Principal Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Principal 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 Principal Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
North West - 22 £663 -
London +2 7 £638 - 5
South East +22 3 £588 +10.84% 1
South West +14 3 £700 +68.67% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £613 -
Principal Architect
UK

Principal Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Principal 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 Principal Architect in the job title.

1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (20.31%) Java
4 11 (17.19%) Oracle
5 10 (15.63%) Load Testing
5 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
5 10 (15.63%) Big Data
6 9 (14.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (14.06%) Data Architecture
6 9 (14.06%) Retail
6 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
6 9 (14.06%) Middleware
7 8 (12.50%) Service Management
7 8 (12.50%) XML
7 8 (12.50%) Open Source
8 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
8 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
8 7 (10.94%) Unix
8 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (10.94%) SOA
9 6 (9.38%) DB2
9 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
9 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.38%) Degree
9 6 (9.38%) Marketing
9 6 (9.38%) Business Transformation
9 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
9 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
9 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

Principal 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 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.69%) MQSeries
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) Network Security
1 5 (7.81%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 4 (6.25%) LAN
2 4 (6.25%) WAN
2 4 (6.25%) Wireless
3 3 (4.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) HTTP
4 1 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) Big Data
1 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.38%) DB2
3 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.25%) HBase
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.56%) DataStax
7 1 (1.56%) Informix
7 1 (1.56%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Retail
3 6 (9.38%) Marketing
4 4 (6.25%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Local Government
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Middleware
2 8 (12.50%) XML
3 4 (6.25%) Node.js
3 4 (6.25%) Web Services
4 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
4 3 (4.69%) JMS
4 3 (4.69%) JSON
5 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.56%) Dropwizard
6 1 (1.56%) Java EE
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.56%) React
6 1 (1.56%) REST
6 1 (1.56%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.25%) CESG
5 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.69%) SWIFT
6 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) Ontologies
6 2 (3.13%) Social Media
6 2 (3.13%) Taxonomies
6 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 2 (3.13%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.56%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.56%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) RIA
7 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Unix
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (15.63%) Load Testing
3 9 (14.06%) Data Architecture
3 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
4 8 (12.50%) Open Source
4 8 (12.50%) Service Management
5 7 (10.94%) SOA
5 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
6 6 (9.38%) Business Transformation
6 6 (9.38%) Microservices
6 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.81%) Network Architecture
7 5 (7.81%) Presales
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum
7 5 (7.81%) SDLC
8 4 (6.25%) Data Management
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
8 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.31%) Java
2 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.56%) C
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) CCIE
4 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.25%) CISSP
4 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) MBA
5 3 (4.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (4.69%) CITP
5 3 (4.69%) IISP
5 3 (4.69%) MBCS
6 2 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.56%) CCDE
7 1 (1.56%) CCNP
7 1 (1.56%) CCSA
7 1 (1.56%) CISM
7 1 (1.56%) CLAS
7 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SEPA
2 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) vCloud
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Ansible
1 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) IBM
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (4.69%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
4 3 (4.69%) webMethods
5 2 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.56%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.56%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.56%) hybris
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.56%) Pega
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
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