The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Head of Architecture featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 412 413 422
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 27 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.028% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 6
Median daily rate £700 £1,100 £738
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +49.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £780 £600
10% offered a daily rate of more than £890 £1,180 £963
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £713 £550
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +29.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Head of Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21803 21594 22168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.80% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15765 14842 15472
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 393 399
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Head of Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Head of Architecture in the job title.

Head of Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in London

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Architecture across the London region.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Trend in London

Head of Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Architecture across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in London

Head of Architecture
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
City of London +45 2 - - 1
Croydon - 1 £800 -
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Head of Architecture 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 London region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 15 (48.39%) TOGAF
2 14 (45.16%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (45.16%) Big Data
3 13 (41.94%) Analytics
3 13 (41.94%) CESG
4 12 (38.71%) Information Assurance
4 12 (38.71%) Risk Management
5 11 (35.48%) Open Source
5 11 (35.48%) User Experience
6 10 (32.26%) Information Security
7 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
7 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.68%) Banking
9 3 (9.68%) Retail
10 2 (6.45%) Coaching
10 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
10 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (6.45%) Degree
10 2 (6.45%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.45%) Java
10 2 (6.45%) ERP
10 2 (6.45%) EAI
10 2 (6.45%) SAS
10 2 (6.45%) Middleware

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (6.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (9.68%) Banking
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) CSS3
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Spring Security
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) CESG
2 11 (35.48%) User Experience
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) TOGAF
2 14 (45.16%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (41.94%) Analytics
4 12 (38.71%) Information Assurance
4 12 (38.71%) Risk Management
5 11 (35.48%) Open Source
6 10 (32.26%) Information Security
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Coaching
8 2 (6.45%) EAI
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
8 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
9 1 (3.23%) Data Governance
9 1 (3.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Groovy
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) TOWER Software
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.23%) Guidewire
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) Teradata