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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 355 364 342
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 96 78 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 52 92
Median daily rate £600 £600 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £773 £748 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £513 £484
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +5.94%
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
21848 22430 23088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.69% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15549 15723 15679
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 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 332 445
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +7 2 £663 +15.21% 8
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 48 (28.40%) Finance
2 46 (27.22%) Banking
3 34 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (18.34%) Java
5 24 (14.20%) Data Modelling
6 23 (13.61%) Oracle
7 22 (13.02%) SQL
8 21 (12.43%) Linux
8 21 (12.43%) SOA
8 21 (12.43%) TOGAF
9 18 (10.65%) VMware
9 18 (10.65%) Windows
9 18 (10.65%) Cisco
10 17 (10.06%) Middleware
10 17 (10.06%) Investment Banking
10 17 (10.06%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (10.06%) Big Data
10 17 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (8.88%) HTML
11 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
11 15 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (8.88%) Pega
12 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (7.69%) Retail
13 13 (7.69%) JavaScript
13 13 (7.69%) LAN
13 13 (7.69%) WAN
13 13 (7.69%) CRM

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 9 (5.33%) Apache
2 7 (4.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.55%) Mule
4 5 (2.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.37%) Confluence
5 4 (2.37%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.37%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.78%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.78%) CMS
6 3 (1.78%) nginx
7 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.18%) IIS
7 2 (1.18%) JBoss
7 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.59%) Radian6
3 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.14%) GitHub
4 6 (3.55%) IaaS
5 5 (2.96%) PaaS
6 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.78%) CloudBees
6 3 (1.78%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.78%) SaaS
7 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.59%) Heroku
8 1 (0.59%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.69%) LAN
1 13 (7.69%) WAN
2 12 (7.10%) SAN
3 11 (6.51%) NAS
4 10 (5.92%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (4.14%) FCoE
5 7 (4.14%) iSCSI
5 7 (4.14%) Multicast
6 6 (3.55%) HTTP
7 5 (2.96%) Internet
8 4 (2.37%) Firewall
9 3 (1.78%) DNS
9 3 (1.78%) Network Security
10 2 (1.18%) DHCP
10 2 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.18%) Skype
10 2 (1.18%) VPN
10 2 (1.18%) Wireless
11 1 (0.59%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.06%) Big Data
2 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.92%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.55%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.96%) HBase
8 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.18%) DataStage
10 2 (1.18%) OLTP
11 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.59%) DB2
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.14%) JIRA
3 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.37%) JUnit
5 3 (1.78%) Hudson
5 3 (1.78%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.18%) NUnit
6 2 (1.18%) Selenium
6 2 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.59%) Capybara
7 1 (0.59%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.59%) ERwin
7 1 (0.59%) Gradle
7 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.59%) Subversion
7 1 (0.59%) TestNG
General
1 48 (28.40%) Finance
2 46 (27.22%) Banking
3 17 (10.06%) Investment Banking
4 13 (7.69%) Retail
5 9 (5.33%) Marketing
6 4 (2.37%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.18%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Front Office
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.06%) Middleware
2 15 (8.88%) HTML
3 12 (7.10%) .NET
4 11 (6.51%) Node.js
5 10 (5.92%) HTML5
6 9 (5.33%) XML
7 8 (4.73%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.73%) CSS
7 8 (4.73%) REST
7 8 (4.73%) Spring
7 8 (4.73%) Web Services
8 6 (3.55%) CSS3
8 6 (3.55%) JMS
8 6 (3.55%) JSON
8 6 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (2.96%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.96%) Sass
9 5 (2.96%) SOAP
10 4 (2.37%) React
10 4 (2.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.14%) Data Integration
3 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.78%) Blog
5 3 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.18%) EPoS
6 2 (1.18%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.59%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.43%) Linux
2 18 (10.65%) Windows
3 12 (7.10%) Solaris
4 3 (1.78%) Unix
4 3 (1.78%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.18%) VMS
6 1 (0.59%) AIX
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (14.20%) Data Modelling
3 21 (12.43%) SOA
3 21 (12.43%) TOGAF
4 17 (10.06%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (8.28%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (7.69%) CRM
6 13 (7.69%) DevOps
6 13 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 13 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 11 (6.51%) High Availability
7 11 (6.51%) SDLC
8 10 (5.92%) Coaching
8 10 (5.92%) Data Management
8 10 (5.92%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (5.33%) Data Architecture
9 9 (5.33%) Software Architecture
9 9 (5.33%) TDD
9 9 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.34%) Java
2 22 (13.02%) SQL
3 13 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.37%) Groovy
5 3 (1.78%) Ruby
6 2 (1.18%) C#
6 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.18%) Python
7 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.59%) C
7 1 (0.59%) Perl
7 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.14%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.59%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.59%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.59%) CISM
4 1 (0.59%) CISSP
4 1 (0.59%) CLAS
4 1 (0.59%) CRISC
4 1 (0.59%) MBA
4 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.18%) EMIR
2 2 (1.18%) MiFID
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.10%) Xen
3 11 (6.51%) Hyper-V
3 11 (6.51%) KVM
4 10 (5.92%) NFS
4 10 (5.92%) SRDF
5 6 (3.55%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.78%) vCloud
7 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.59%) Docker
7 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.59%) XenApp
7 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) SCCM
2 2 (1.18%) MIIS
2 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (0.59%) Ansible
3 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.59%) Control-M
3 1 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.59%) SCOM
3 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.59%) WSUS
3 1 (0.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (13.61%) Oracle
2 18 (10.65%) Cisco
2 18 (10.65%) VMware
3 15 (8.88%) Pega
4 11 (6.51%) IBM
5 10 (5.92%) EMC
5 10 (5.92%) Intel
5 10 (5.92%) NetApp
6 9 (5.33%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.73%) TIBCO
8 6 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.55%) ServiceNow
9 5 (2.96%) AppDynamics
9 5 (2.96%) Google
10 4 (2.37%) MuleSoft
10 4 (2.37%) Sybase
11 3 (1.78%) Citrix
11 3 (1.78%) DataSynapse
11 3 (1.78%) webMethods
12 2 (1.18%) Bloomberg
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £650-£800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £575-625pd (may be flexibility for the right candidate)
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