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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Architecture
Rank 412 420 415
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 16 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.055% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.058% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 7
Median daily rate £800 £900 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £900 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £925 £793
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £700 £850
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
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
21075 22337 22455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.06% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15093 15690 15395
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 370 420
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £52.17 £40.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 July 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 July 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 (39.53%) Big Data
2 16 (37.21%) TOGAF
3 13 (30.23%) CESG
3 13 (30.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (30.23%) Risk Management
4 12 (27.91%) Analytics
4 12 (27.91%) Information Assurance
5 11 (25.58%) User Experience
5 11 (25.58%) Open Source
6 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
6 10 (23.26%) Information Security
7 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) Banking
9 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
10 5 (11.63%) Coaching
10 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
10 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
10 5 (11.63%) Finance
10 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
11 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
11 4 (9.30%) Migration
11 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
11 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.98%) DevOps
12 3 (6.98%) VMware
12 3 (6.98%) Retail
12 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (6.98%) Java

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 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.33%) CMS
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SAS
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) HP Helion
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) Big Data
2 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 8 (18.60%) Banking
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Automotive
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.33%) CSS
2 1 (2.33%) CSS3
2 1 (2.33%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) HTML5
2 1 (2.33%) JSON
2 1 (2.33%) REST
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Spring
2 1 (2.33%) Spring Security
2 1 (2.33%) Velocity
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) CESG
2 11 (25.58%) User Experience
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) TOGAF
2 13 (30.23%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (30.23%) Risk Management
3 12 (27.91%) Analytics
3 12 (27.91%) Information Assurance
4 11 (25.58%) Open Source
5 10 (23.26%) Information Security
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
7 5 (11.63%) Coaching
7 5 (11.63%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.30%) Migration
9 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.98%) DevOps
10 2 (4.65%) EAI
10 2 (4.65%) Product Management
10 2 (4.65%) Project Management
10 2 (4.65%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) Groovy
2 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (2.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) MIIS
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) VMware
2 2 (4.65%) GoldenSource
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.33%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) Guidewire
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) NetApp
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Teradata