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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
England / London
Rank 277 351 346
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 128 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 45 35
Median daily rate £650 £575 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £773 £790 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £520
% change year-on-year
- +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

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
18436 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +2 21 £650 +15.55% 2
Docklands, London 0 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 59 (25.88%) Finance
2 49 (21.49%) Banking
3 48 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (16.67%) Oracle
5 37 (16.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (15.79%) Java
7 35 (15.35%) Big Data
8 28 (12.28%) Data Modelling
9 26 (11.40%) SOA
9 26 (11.40%) TOGAF
10 25 (10.96%) SQL
10 25 (10.96%) IBM
10 25 (10.96%) DevOps
11 24 (10.53%) REST
11 24 (10.53%) Web Services
12 22 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (9.65%) Hadoop
13 19 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
13 19 (8.33%) MuleSoft
13 19 (8.33%) ETL
13 19 (8.33%) Apache
14 18 (7.89%) Data Integration
14 18 (7.89%) Security Cleared
14 18 (7.89%) Open Source
14 18 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (7.46%) SC Cleared
15 17 (7.46%) API Integration
15 17 (7.46%) MOM
15 17 (7.46%) IBM Integration Bus
16 16 (7.02%) HTML

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 19 (8.33%) Apache
2 18 (7.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (5.70%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.75%) CMS
5 4 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.32%) Confluence
6 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.32%) SAS
6 3 (1.32%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.88%) Drupal
7 2 (0.88%) IIS
7 2 (0.88%) Mule
7 2 (0.88%) nginx
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.75%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.88%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-AA
4 1 (0.44%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.65%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.63%) IaaS
4 5 (2.19%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.19%) PaaS
5 4 (1.75%) GitHub
5 4 (1.75%) Office 365
6 3 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.32%) CloudBees
6 3 (1.32%) SaaS
7 2 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.88%) Route 53
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.44%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.39%) WAN
2 9 (3.95%) LAN
3 8 (3.51%) Network Security
4 7 (3.07%) Firewall
4 7 (3.07%) VPN
5 6 (2.63%) Internet
6 4 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.75%) SAN
7 3 (1.32%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (1.32%) DMZ
7 3 (1.32%) FCoE
7 3 (1.32%) HTTP
7 3 (1.32%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.32%) NAS
7 3 (1.32%) Skype
7 3 (1.32%) Wireless
8 2 (0.88%) MPLS
8 2 (0.88%) Multicast
8 2 (0.88%) VLAN
8 2 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.35%) Big Data
2 22 (9.65%) Hadoop
3 15 (6.58%) Apache Hive
4 14 (6.14%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.82%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.63%) Data Mart
8 6 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.19%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.75%) HBase
10 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.32%) DB2
11 3 (1.32%) MySQL
11 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.32%) SAS EBI
12 2 (0.88%) Impala
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.88%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.07%) JIRA
3 4 (1.75%) ERwin
3 4 (1.75%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.32%) GitLab
4 3 (1.32%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.44%) Babel
5 1 (0.44%) gulp
5 1 (0.44%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 59 (25.88%) Finance
2 49 (21.49%) Banking
3 10 (4.39%) Retail
3 10 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.19%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.19%) Marketing
5 4 (1.75%) Games
6 3 (1.32%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.53%) REST
1 24 (10.53%) Web Services
2 19 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 17 (7.46%) IBM Integration Bus
4 16 (7.02%) HTML
5 15 (6.58%) JSON
6 14 (6.14%) XML
7 12 (5.26%) HTML5
8 11 (4.82%) CSS
9 9 (3.95%) CSS3
9 9 (3.95%) Kafka
10 8 (3.51%) Node.js
11 6 (2.63%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.63%) jQuery
11 6 (2.63%) Middleware
12 5 (2.19%) .NET
12 5 (2.19%) J2EE
12 5 (2.19%) React
12 5 (2.19%) SOAP
13 3 (1.32%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.89%) Data Integration
2 12 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.51%) SWIFT
6 6 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.63%) User Experience
7 5 (2.19%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.32%) CESG
9 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.32%) Online Games
9 3 (1.32%) Statistics
9 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) Equities
10 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.44%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.82%) Linux
2 8 (3.51%) Windows
3 4 (1.75%) Android
3 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.75%) Solaris
4 3 (1.32%) Unix
5 2 (0.88%) AIX
5 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.44%) VMS
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (12.28%) Data Modelling
4 26 (11.40%) SOA
4 26 (11.40%) TOGAF
5 25 (10.96%) DevOps
6 19 (8.33%) ETL
7 18 (7.89%) Open Source
8 17 (7.46%) API Integration
9 15 (6.58%) CRM
9 15 (6.58%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (6.58%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 15 (6.58%) Service Design
10 14 (6.14%) B2C
11 13 (5.70%) B2B
11 13 (5.70%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.70%) Security Architecture
12 12 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.26%) ERP
12 12 (5.26%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.79%) Java
2 25 (10.96%) SQL
3 10 (4.39%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.95%) Scala
5 6 (2.63%) Ruby
6 5 (2.19%) Python
7 4 (1.75%) R
8 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.88%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.88%) C++
9 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) C
10 1 (0.44%) C#
10 1 (0.44%) ES6
10 1 (0.44%) Lua
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.39%) Degree
4 4 (1.75%) CISSP
5 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.88%) CISM
6 2 (0.88%) CRISC
6 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) VCAP
6 2 (0.88%) VCDX
6 2 (0.88%) VCP6
6 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.44%) CEH
7 1 (0.44%) CITP
7 1 (0.44%) CLAS
7 1 (0.44%) IISP
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) SEPA
2 7 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.19%) ISO20022
4 3 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.32%) RMADS
5 2 (0.88%) MiFID
5 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) QA
6 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.07%) Docker
3 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.75%) SRDF
4 3 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.32%) KVM
4 3 (1.32%) NFS
4 3 (1.32%) Xen
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.88%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.44%) HDFS
6 1 (0.44%) iptables
6 1 (0.44%) vCloud
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (7.46%) MOM
2 8 (3.51%) Puppet
3 5 (2.19%) Ansible
4 3 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.44%) CloudForms
5 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.44%) Mesos
5 1 (0.44%) Oozie
5 1 (0.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) Terraform
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 38 (16.67%) Oracle
2 25 (10.96%) IBM
3 19 (8.33%) MuleSoft
4 14 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.14%) VMware
5 12 (5.26%) Cisco
6 7 (3.07%) SAP
6 7 (3.07%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.19%) Adobe
8 5 (2.19%) EMC
9 4 (1.75%) Pega
9 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.32%) CA
10 3 (1.32%) Intel
10 3 (1.32%) NetApp
10 3 (1.32%) Sybase
10 3 (1.32%) Temenos
10 3 (1.32%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.32%) webMethods
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