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 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 417 423 420
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 16 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.018% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £750 £900 £738
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £740 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £900 £888
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £663 -
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
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
20630 21742 21781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.15% 94.61% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14967 15186 15135
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 363 392
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.17 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 2016.

Head of Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 17 (43.59%) Big Data
2 15 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 13 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 13 (33.33%) CESG
3 13 (33.33%) Analytics
3 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (30.77%) Information Assurance
5 11 (28.21%) Open Source
5 11 (28.21%) User Experience
6 10 (25.64%) Information Security
7 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 8 (20.51%) Banking
9 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
11 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
11 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
11 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.26%) Migration
11 4 (10.26%) Finance
11 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
12 3 (7.69%) VMware
12 3 (7.69%) Retail
12 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (7.69%) Oracle
13 2 (5.13%) Coaching
13 2 (5.13%) Java
13 2 (5.13%) Windows
13 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce

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 (5.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) HP Helion
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) Big Data
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (20.51%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) CSS3
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) JSON
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) Spring Security
2 1 (2.56%) Velocity
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) CESG
2 11 (28.21%) User Experience
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) TOGAF
2 13 (33.33%) Analytics
2 13 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 12 (30.77%) Information Assurance
4 11 (28.21%) Open Source
5 10 (25.64%) Information Security
6 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.82%) Data Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) EAI
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.13%) ERP
9 2 (5.13%) Product Management
9 2 (5.13%) Project Management
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) Groovy
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.56%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) MIIS
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
1 3 (7.69%) VMware
2 2 (5.13%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.56%) GoldenSource
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) NetApp
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) Teradata