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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 356 349 326
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 52 66 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 68
Average daily rate £575 £625 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £478 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £773 £700 £811
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £536 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +12.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 -
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +37 9 £563 -8.53% 2
Bromley - 1 £763 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 45 (36.29%) Finance
2 34 (27.42%) Banking
3 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (19.35%) SOA
5 17 (13.71%) SQL
6 16 (12.90%) Java
6 16 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 15 (12.10%) Oracle
8 14 (11.29%) Analytics
9 13 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (10.48%) Data Architecture
9 13 (10.48%) Data Modelling
10 10 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
10 10 (8.06%) HTML
10 10 (8.06%) Open Source
10 10 (8.06%) Big Data
10 10 (8.06%) Data Governance
11 8 (6.45%) Linux
11 8 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.45%) Retail
11 8 (6.45%) User Experience
12 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
12 7 (5.65%) SaaS
12 7 (5.65%) Software Architecture
12 7 (5.65%) Hadoop
12 7 (5.65%) TOGAF
12 7 (5.65%) Spring
12 7 (5.65%) Advertising

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (4.03%) Mule
1 5 (4.03%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.23%) Apache
2 4 (3.23%) CMS
3 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.42%) Mule ESB
4 2 (1.61%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.61%) nginx
4 2 (1.61%) Node.js
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.81%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.81%) MS Office
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Magento
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.81%) RMDS
2 1 (0.81%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.65%) SaaS
3 6 (4.84%) IaaS
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.42%) PaaS
6 2 (1.61%) GitHub
6 2 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.81%) Office 365
7 1 (0.81%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) DNS
1 5 (4.03%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.23%) Kerberos
2 4 (3.23%) SAN
2 4 (3.23%) SMS
3 2 (1.61%) HTTP
3 2 (1.61%) LAN
3 2 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.81%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.81%) FCoE
4 1 (0.81%) Firewall
4 1 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) IPsec
4 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.81%) Network Security
4 1 (0.81%) SMTP
4 1 (0.81%) SNMP
4 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.06%) Big Data
2 7 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (5.65%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.84%) DataStage
3 6 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.23%) QlikView
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.61%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.81%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.81%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.61%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.61%) Hudson
2 2 (1.61%) JIRA
2 2 (1.61%) JUnit
3 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.81%) ERwin
3 1 (0.81%) JMeter
3 1 (0.81%) Maven
3 1 (0.81%) Mockito
3 1 (0.81%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) TestNG
General
1 45 (36.29%) Finance
2 34 (27.42%) Banking
3 8 (6.45%) Retail
4 7 (5.65%) Advertising
4 7 (5.65%) Marketing
5 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.61%) Billing
8 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.81%) Front Office
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.06%) HTML
2 7 (5.65%) CSS
2 7 (5.65%) JSON
2 7 (5.65%) Spring
3 6 (4.84%) .NET
3 6 (4.84%) REST
4 5 (4.03%) SOAP
5 4 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.23%) Middleware
5 4 (3.23%) SAML
5 4 (3.23%) WCF
5 4 (3.23%) Web Services
6 3 (2.42%) HTML5
6 3 (2.42%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.42%) XML
6 3 (2.42%) XSLT
7 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.61%) J2EE
7 2 (1.61%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) User Experience
2 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.23%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.42%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.42%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.61%) Blog
7 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.81%) Clustering
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.81%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Linux
2 7 (5.65%) Windows
3 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.61%) Solaris
4 2 (1.61%) Unix
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.35%) SOA
3 16 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 14 (11.29%) Analytics
5 13 (10.48%) Data Architecture
5 13 (10.48%) Data Modelling
6 10 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.06%) Data Governance
6 10 (8.06%) Open Source
7 8 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (5.65%) Migration
8 7 (5.65%) Software Architecture
8 7 (5.65%) TOGAF
9 6 (4.84%) DevOps
9 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.84%) ITIL
9 6 (4.84%) Project Management
9 6 (4.84%) Scrum
10 5 (4.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.71%) SQL
2 16 (12.90%) Java
3 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.03%) C#
5 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.61%) Groovy
6 2 (1.61%) Python
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) CCIE
2 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.42%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.42%) QA
3 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) KVM
4 1 (0.81%) NFS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.81%) SRDF
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Puppet
2 3 (2.42%) Control-M
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.81%) SCSM
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Oracle
2 7 (5.65%) SAP
3 6 (4.84%) hybris
3 6 (4.84%) IBM
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.03%) Cisco
4 5 (4.03%) Pega
5 4 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.23%) CA
5 4 (3.23%) VMware
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) Informatica
7 2 (1.61%) Adobe
7 2 (1.61%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.61%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.61%) Siebel
7 2 (1.61%) Sybase
7 2 (1.61%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.81%) Splunk
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