The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Lead 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
Lead Architect
Rank 341 358 346
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 102 81 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 58 84
Median daily rate £606 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £500 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £850 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £520
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.91 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £82.00
Lead Architect
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
21633 22222 23362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15369 15688 16222
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 347 444
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Lead Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Lead Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Lead Architect
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 Lead Architect within the London 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
City of London +3 7 £613 +4.25% 4
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 London region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 49 (26.92%) Finance
1 49 (26.92%) Banking
2 37 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.78%) Java
4 30 (16.48%) Oracle
5 27 (14.84%) SQL
5 27 (14.84%) Data Modelling
6 24 (13.19%) Linux
6 24 (13.19%) Big Data
7 23 (12.64%) TOGAF
8 22 (12.09%) SOA
8 22 (12.09%) Cisco
9 20 (10.99%) Windows
10 19 (10.44%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (9.89%) Mentoring
11 18 (9.89%) SQL Server
11 18 (9.89%) WAN
11 18 (9.89%) VMware
11 18 (9.89%) Investment Banking
12 17 (9.34%) LAN
12 17 (9.34%) HTML
12 17 (9.34%) Middleware
12 17 (9.34%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (8.79%) JavaScript
13 16 (8.79%) E-Commerce
14 15 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (8.24%) Hadoop
15 14 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (7.69%) Retail

Lead Architect 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 13 (7.14%) Apache
2 8 (4.40%) Mule
3 6 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.75%) CMS
4 5 (2.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.20%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.20%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.20%) Confluence
5 4 (2.20%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.65%) nginx
6 3 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.10%) IIS
7 2 (1.10%) JBoss
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.20%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.55%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.55%) Radian6
4 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.55%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.55%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.44%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.30%) GitHub
3 6 (3.30%) IaaS
3 6 (3.30%) PaaS
4 4 (2.20%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.65%) CloudBees
6 2 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.10%) SaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.89%) WAN
2 17 (9.34%) LAN
3 12 (6.59%) SAN
4 11 (6.04%) NAS
5 10 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (4.95%) Firewall
7 7 (3.85%) FCoE
7 7 (3.85%) Internet
7 7 (3.85%) iSCSI
7 7 (3.85%) Multicast
8 6 (3.30%) Network Security
8 6 (3.30%) VPN
9 5 (2.75%) HTTP
10 4 (2.20%) Wireless
11 3 (1.65%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (1.65%) DMZ
11 3 (1.65%) DNS
11 3 (1.65%) VoIP
12 2 (1.10%) DHCP
12 2 (1.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.19%) Big Data
2 18 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.24%) Hadoop
4 12 (6.59%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.95%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.40%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.30%) HBase
7 6 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.75%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.65%) Data Mart
9 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.10%) OLTP
10 2 (1.10%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.55%) DataStage
11 1 (0.55%) DB2
11 1 (0.55%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (6.04%) JIRA
2 9 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.20%) ERwin
5 3 (1.65%) Hudson
5 3 (1.65%) JUnit
5 3 (1.65%) SonarQube
5 3 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.10%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.55%) Capybara
7 1 (0.55%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.55%) NUnit
7 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.55%) Subversion
7 1 (0.55%) TestNG
7 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (26.92%) Banking
1 49 (26.92%) Finance
2 18 (9.89%) Investment Banking
3 14 (7.69%) Retail
4 8 (4.40%) Marketing
5 4 (2.20%) Legal
5 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.34%) HTML
1 17 (9.34%) Middleware
2 11 (6.04%) HTML5
2 11 (6.04%) Node.js
3 10 (5.49%) .NET
3 10 (5.49%) AngularJS
4 9 (4.95%) Spring
4 9 (4.95%) XML
5 8 (4.40%) CSS
5 8 (4.40%) JSON
5 8 (4.40%) REST
5 8 (4.40%) Web Services
6 7 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (2.75%) CSS3
8 5 (2.75%) jQuery
8 5 (2.75%) Sass
8 5 (2.75%) SOAP
9 4 (2.20%) J2EE
9 4 (2.20%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.59%) Data Integration
3 10 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.20%) User Experience
7 3 (1.65%) Blog
7 3 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.65%) Statistics
8 2 (1.10%) CESG
8 2 (1.10%) EPoS
8 2 (1.10%) Equities
8 2 (1.10%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.19%) Linux
2 20 (10.99%) Windows
3 12 (6.59%) Solaris
4 4 (2.20%) Unix
4 4 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) AIX
5 2 (1.10%) VMS
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.84%) Data Modelling
3 23 (12.64%) TOGAF
4 22 (12.09%) SOA
5 18 (9.89%) Mentoring
6 17 (9.34%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (8.79%) E-Commerce
8 15 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (7.14%) CRM
9 13 (7.14%) DevOps
9 13 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (6.59%) Data Management
10 12 (6.59%) ETL
10 12 (6.59%) SDLC
11 11 (6.04%) Coaching
12 10 (5.49%) High Availability
12 10 (5.49%) Scrum
13 9 (4.95%) Data Architecture
13 9 (4.95%) Process Improvement
13 9 (4.95%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.78%) Java
2 27 (14.84%) SQL
3 16 (8.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.65%) Groovy
4 3 (1.65%) Python
4 3 (1.65%) Ruby
5 2 (1.10%) C#
5 2 (1.10%) Perl
5 2 (1.10%) Scala
6 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.55%) C
6 1 (0.55%) PHP
6 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.55%) R
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (3.85%) Degree
2 6 (3.30%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.10%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (1.10%) CISSP
4 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.55%) CISM
5 1 (0.55%) CITP
5 1 (0.55%) CLAS
5 1 (0.55%) CRISC
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) IISP
5 1 (0.55%) MBA
5 1 (0.55%) MBCS
5 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) QA
2 5 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.10%) MiFID
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (6.59%) Hyper-V
2 12 (6.59%) Xen
3 11 (6.04%) KVM
4 10 (5.49%) NFS
4 10 (5.49%) SRDF
5 7 (3.85%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.65%) vCloud
7 2 (1.10%) Docker
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.55%) HDFS
8 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.20%) Puppet
2 2 (1.10%) Ansible
2 2 (1.10%) MIIS
2 2 (1.10%) SCCM
3 1 (0.55%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.55%) CloudForms
3 1 (0.55%) Control-M
3 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.55%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.55%) MOM
3 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.55%) Oozie
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (16.48%) Oracle
2 22 (12.09%) Cisco
3 18 (9.89%) VMware
4 13 (7.14%) Pega
5 11 (6.04%) IBM
6 10 (5.49%) EMC
6 10 (5.49%) Intel
6 10 (5.49%) NetApp
7 9 (4.95%) Microsoft
8 8 (4.40%) TIBCO
9 6 (3.30%) MuleSoft
9 6 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.30%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.75%) AppDynamics
10 5 (2.75%) SAP
11 3 (1.65%) Adobe
11 3 (1.65%) Citrix
11 3 (1.65%) Google
11 3 (1.65%) Sybase
11 3 (1.65%) Temenos
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