The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 336 328 319
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 78 100 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.45% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 91 89
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £675 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £498 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.52% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.91 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Architect
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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
21502 22440 23541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 92.63% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15106 15254 16141
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 422 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 20 £575 - 2
Croydon - 2 - -
Hammersmith -3 1 - -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title.

1 51 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.41%) Java
3 30 (19.23%) Oracle
4 28 (17.95%) SOA
5 27 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 26 (16.67%) Banking
7 25 (16.03%) Finance
7 25 (16.03%) MongoDB
8 22 (14.10%) JavaScript
8 22 (14.10%) Web Services
8 22 (14.10%) Scrum
8 22 (14.10%) TDD
9 21 (13.46%) HTML
10 19 (12.18%) MVC
11 17 (10.90%) HTML5
12 16 (10.26%) DevOps
12 16 (10.26%) J2EE
12 16 (10.26%) SQL
13 15 (9.62%) CSS
13 15 (9.62%) UNIX
14 14 (8.97%) Coaching
14 14 (8.97%) Pega
15 13 (8.33%) Redis
15 13 (8.33%) MySQL
16 12 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (7.69%) Memcached
16 12 (7.69%) Mentoring
17 11 (7.05%) AngularJS
17 11 (7.05%) RESTful
17 11 (7.05%) CouchDB

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (5.77%) Apache
3 8 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.21%) JBoss
4 5 (3.21%) Node.js
5 4 (2.56%) Lync
5 4 (2.56%) Mule
5 4 (2.56%) nginx
5 4 (2.56%) IIS
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.28%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.28%) Jetty
7 2 (1.28%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.28%) iPlanet
7 2 (1.28%) CMS
7 2 (1.28%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) MS Office
2 5 (3.21%) Mingle
3 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Magento
2 2 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.64%) RMDS
3 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) SaaS
1 8 (5.13%) Office 365
2 7 (4.49%) Google Apps
3 5 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.28%) GitHub
5 2 (1.28%) PaaS
5 2 (1.28%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.64%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.64%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.41%) Internet
2 6 (3.85%) Firewall
3 5 (3.21%) LAN
3 5 (3.21%) WAN
4 4 (2.56%) HTTP
4 4 (2.56%) VPN
4 4 (2.56%) MPLS
4 4 (2.56%) WebEx
5 3 (1.92%) SAN
6 2 (1.28%) SSL
6 2 (1.28%) VLAN
6 2 (1.28%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.28%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.64%) Multicast
7 1 (0.64%) NAS
7 1 (0.64%) FCoE
7 1 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.64%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.64%) LDAP
7 1 (0.64%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.03%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.33%) Redis
2 13 (8.33%) MySQL
3 11 (7.05%) CouchDB
4 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.49%) Big Data
5 7 (4.49%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.21%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.92%) Riak
9 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.28%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.28%) Infinispan
10 2 (1.28%) DataStage
10 2 (1.28%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.28%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Maven
1 8 (5.13%) Selenium
1 8 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.49%) SpecFlow
3 6 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.21%) JIRA
5 3 (1.92%) JUnit
5 3 (1.92%) Hudson
6 2 (1.28%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.28%) Gradle
6 2 (1.28%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.28%) JMeter
6 2 (1.28%) GitLab
6 2 (1.28%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.28%) Mocha
7 1 (0.64%) Subversion
7 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.64%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (16.67%) Banking
2 25 (16.03%) Finance
3 8 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.49%) Retail
5 6 (3.85%) Marketing
6 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.92%) Back Office
7 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.28%) Front Office
7 2 (1.28%) Advertising
7 2 (1.28%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.10%) Web Services
2 21 (13.46%) HTML
3 17 (10.90%) HTML5
4 16 (10.26%) J2EE
5 15 (9.62%) CSS
6 12 (7.69%) Memcached
6 12 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (7.05%) RESTful
7 11 (7.05%) AngularJS
7 11 (7.05%) Middleware
7 11 (7.05%) Spring
8 10 (6.41%) XHTML
9 9 (5.77%) .NET
10 8 (5.13%) JSON
11 7 (4.49%) SOAP
12 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.85%) XML
12 6 (3.85%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.21%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.92%) FMCG
4 3 (1.92%) User Experience
5 2 (1.28%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.28%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.28%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.28%) Blog
5 2 (1.28%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.28%) PKI
5 2 (1.28%) W3C
6 1 (0.64%) DTV
6 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.62%) UNIX
2 9 (5.77%) Linux
3 8 (5.13%) Windows
4 4 (2.56%) Android
4 4 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.92%) Solaris
6 2 (1.28%) CentOS
6 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.28%) AIX
6 2 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.95%) SOA
3 27 (17.31%) E-Commerce
4 22 (14.10%) TDD
4 22 (14.10%) Scrum
5 19 (12.18%) MVC
6 16 (10.26%) DevOps
7 14 (8.97%) Coaching
8 12 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.41%) TOGAF
10 10 (6.41%) Functional Programming
10 10 (6.41%) BDD
11 8 (5.13%) OO
11 8 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (4.49%) Data Management
12 7 (4.49%) Business Analysis
12 7 (4.49%) Open Source
12 7 (4.49%) Software Architecture
12 7 (4.49%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.41%) Java
2 22 (14.10%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.26%) SQL
4 10 (6.41%) Clojure
5 9 (5.77%) Ruby
6 8 (5.13%) C#
7 3 (1.92%) Groovy
8 2 (1.28%) Scala
8 2 (1.28%) XPath
8 2 (1.28%) Python
8 2 (1.28%) XQuery
9 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.64%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 11 (7.05%) Degree
2 7 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) CCIE
4 1 (0.64%) ISEB
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.92%) vCloud
4 2 (1.28%) vSphere
4 2 (1.28%) Varnish
4 2 (1.28%) Squid
4 2 (1.28%) XenServer
5 1 (0.64%) SRDF
5 1 (0.64%) Xen
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.64%) NFS
5 1 (0.64%) IAG
5 1 (0.64%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) XenMobile
1 4 (2.56%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.28%) Rundeck
2 2 (1.28%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.28%) Puppet
2 2 (1.28%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.28%) Ansible
2 2 (1.28%) logstash
2 2 (1.28%) Salt
2 2 (1.28%) Kibana
3 1 (0.64%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (19.23%) Oracle
2 14 (8.97%) Pega
3 11 (7.05%) Adobe
4 9 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.13%) VMware
5 8 (5.13%) Citrix
6 7 (4.49%) IBM
6 7 (4.49%) SAP
6 7 (4.49%) hybris
6 7 (4.49%) Google
7 6 (3.85%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.56%) MobileIron
8 4 (2.56%) Cisco
8 4 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.92%) Informatica
9 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.92%) ATG
10 2 (1.28%) Actimize
10 2 (1.28%) InterSystems
10 2 (1.28%) Brocade
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