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 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
Lead Architect
Rank 333 363 335
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 95 70 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 42 78
Median daily rate £600 £620 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £773 £885 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
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%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +38 8 £643 +7.08% 3
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (31.90%) Finance
2 42 (25.77%) Banking
3 30 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.40%) Java
4 25 (15.34%) Data Modelling
5 23 (14.11%) Oracle
6 21 (12.88%) SQL
6 21 (12.88%) Linux
7 20 (12.27%) Windows
8 19 (11.66%) SOA
8 19 (11.66%) TOGAF
9 17 (10.43%) Pega
10 16 (9.82%) Big Data
10 16 (9.82%) Middleware
11 15 (9.20%) Cisco
11 15 (9.20%) VMware
11 15 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (8.59%) Investment Banking
12 14 (8.59%) QA
12 14 (8.59%) HTML
12 14 (8.59%) SQL Server
12 14 (8.59%) JavaScript
12 14 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (7.36%) Retail
14 12 (7.36%) Xen
14 12 (7.36%) .NET
14 12 (7.36%) E-Commerce
15 11 (6.75%) Solaris

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 8 (4.91%) Mule
2 7 (4.29%) Apache
3 6 (3.68%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (2.45%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.45%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.84%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.84%) CMS
5 3 (1.84%) nginx
5 3 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 2 (1.23%) JBoss
6 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.23%) SAS
6 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (2.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) HipChat
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) Radian6
2 1 (0.61%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.45%) GitHub
3 4 (2.45%) Office 365
3 4 (2.45%) SaaS
4 3 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.84%) IaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.23%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Heroku
6 1 (0.61%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.75%) LAN
1 11 (6.75%) SAN
1 11 (6.75%) WAN
2 10 (6.13%) NAS
3 9 (5.52%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (4.29%) FCoE
4 7 (4.29%) iSCSI
4 7 (4.29%) Multicast
5 5 (3.07%) HTTP
6 4 (2.45%) DNS
6 4 (2.45%) Firewall
7 3 (1.84%) Internet
8 2 (1.23%) DHCP
8 2 (1.23%) Network Security
8 2 (1.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.23%) Skype
9 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.61%) VLAN
9 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.82%) Big Data
2 14 (8.59%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.52%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.29%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.68%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.45%) HBase
6 4 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.23%) DataStage
8 2 (1.23%) DB2
8 2 (1.23%) OLTP
9 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.07%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.07%) JUnit
3 4 (2.45%) JIRA
3 4 (2.45%) Selenium
4 3 (1.84%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.84%) Hudson
5 2 (1.23%) Maven
5 2 (1.23%) NUnit
5 2 (1.23%) Subversion
5 2 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.23%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.61%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.61%) ERwin
6 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.61%) TestNG
6 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (31.90%) Finance
2 42 (25.77%) Banking
3 14 (8.59%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.36%) Retail
5 9 (5.52%) Marketing
6 3 (1.84%) Legal
6 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Front Office
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Law
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.82%) Middleware
2 14 (8.59%) HTML
3 12 (7.36%) .NET
4 9 (5.52%) HTML5
4 9 (5.52%) Spring
4 9 (5.52%) Web Services
4 9 (5.52%) XML
5 8 (4.91%) Node.js
6 7 (4.29%) CSS
7 6 (3.68%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.68%) JMS
7 6 (3.68%) REST
8 5 (3.07%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.45%) CSS3
9 4 (2.45%) JSON
9 4 (2.45%) XSLT
10 3 (1.84%) JSP
10 3 (1.84%) Lucene
10 3 (1.84%) Rendezvous
10 3 (1.84%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.68%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.84%) Blog
5 3 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) EPoS
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
6 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) Derivative
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Linux
2 20 (12.27%) Windows
3 11 (6.75%) Solaris
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.84%) Unix
6 2 (1.23%) VMS
6 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) AIX
7 1 (0.61%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.34%) Data Modelling
3 19 (11.66%) SOA
3 19 (11.66%) TOGAF
4 15 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (7.36%) E-Commerce
7 11 (6.75%) Data Architecture
7 11 (6.75%) SDLC
7 11 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.13%) Data Management
8 10 (6.13%) DevOps
8 10 (6.13%) Mentoring
8 10 (6.13%) TDD
8 10 (6.13%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (6.13%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (5.52%) CRM
9 9 (5.52%) High Availability
10 8 (4.91%) Analytics
10 8 (4.91%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.40%) Java
2 21 (12.88%) SQL
3 14 (8.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.45%) Groovy
5 3 (1.84%) Ruby
6 2 (1.23%) C#
6 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.23%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.61%) C
7 1 (0.61%) Perl
7 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.29%) Degree
1 7 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.61%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.61%) CISM
4 1 (0.61%) CISSP
4 1 (0.61%) CLAS
4 1 (0.61%) CRISC
4 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.59%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.23%) EMIR
3 2 (1.23%) MiFID
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (7.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.36%) Xen
3 10 (6.13%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.13%) KVM
4 9 (5.52%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.52%) NFS
4 9 (5.52%) SRDF
5 3 (1.84%) Docker
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.23%) vCloud
6 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) SCCM
2 2 (1.23%) MIIS
2 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.23%) Puppet
2 2 (1.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.61%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) Control-M
3 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.61%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.61%) WSUS
3 1 (0.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (14.11%) Oracle
2 17 (10.43%) Pega
3 15 (9.20%) Cisco
3 15 (9.20%) VMware
4 11 (6.75%) Microsoft
5 10 (6.13%) IBM
6 9 (5.52%) EMC
6 9 (5.52%) Intel
6 9 (5.52%) NetApp
7 8 (4.91%) TIBCO
8 6 (3.68%) MuleSoft
9 5 (3.07%) AppDynamics
9 5 (3.07%) Citrix
9 5 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.07%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.45%) Sybase
10 4 (2.45%) Teradata
11 3 (1.84%) DataSynapse
11 3 (1.84%) Google
12 2 (1.23%) Huawei
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