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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 335 333 313
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 71 70 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.32% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 50
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£595 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £650 £755
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £575 £565
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
20694 21628 20137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.41% 92.64% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14214 15047 13619
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £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 369 381 407
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £38.86 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +19 11 £590 +2.60% 9
Docklands, London +3 1 £650 +4.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £275 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 43 (31.85%) Java
1 43 (31.85%) Oracle
2 40 (29.63%) Finance
3 37 (27.41%) Banking
4 20 (14.81%) Investment Banking
5 19 (14.07%) Analytics
6 18 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 14 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (9.63%) Front Office
9 11 (8.15%) Windows
9 11 (8.15%) MongoDB
10 10 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (7.41%) Redis
10 10 (7.41%) Web Services
10 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
10 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.41%) SOA
10 10 (7.41%) WAN
10 10 (7.41%) Adobe
11 9 (6.67%) Linux
11 9 (6.67%) Firewall
11 9 (6.67%) Data Architecture
11 9 (6.67%) CouchDB
11 9 (6.67%) Memcached
11 9 (6.67%) Coaching
12 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.93%) Mathematics
12 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.93%) Cisco

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (3.70%) Apache
3 2 (1.48%) IIS
3 2 (1.48%) SAS
3 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.74%) Lync
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.74%) CICS
4 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 2 (1.48%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) RMDS
2 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.74%) GitHub
2 1 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) WAN
2 9 (6.67%) Firewall
3 5 (3.70%) LAN
3 5 (3.70%) VoIP
4 4 (2.96%) MPLS
4 4 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (2.96%) NetScreen
5 3 (2.22%) Multicast
5 3 (2.22%) TACACS
5 3 (2.22%) NAS
5 3 (2.22%) FCoE
5 3 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.22%) OSPF
5 3 (2.22%) BGP
5 3 (2.22%) Wireless
5 3 (2.22%) IPsec
5 3 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.22%) Network Security
5 3 (2.22%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.41%) Redis
3 9 (6.67%) CouchDB
4 6 (4.44%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.22%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.48%) Big Data
7 2 (1.48%) HBase
7 2 (1.48%) DB2
7 2 (1.48%) DataStage
7 2 (1.48%) QlikView
7 2 (1.48%) MySQL
7 2 (1.48%) KDB
7 2 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Maven
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.74%) ProC
General
1 40 (29.63%) Finance
2 37 (27.41%) Banking
3 20 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 13 (9.63%) Front Office
5 6 (4.44%) Retail
6 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.96%) Games
7 3 (2.22%) Back Office
7 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.74%) Law
9 1 (0.74%) Billing
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.41%) Web Services
2 9 (6.67%) Memcached
3 7 (5.19%) J2EE
3 7 (5.19%) Middleware
4 6 (4.44%) Spring
4 6 (4.44%) REST
5 5 (3.70%) SOAP
6 4 (2.96%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.96%) JSON
6 4 (2.96%) HTML
6 4 (2.96%) XML
6 4 (2.96%) XSLT
7 3 (2.22%) .NET
8 2 (1.48%) CSS
8 2 (1.48%) JDBC
8 2 (1.48%) JMS
8 2 (1.48%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.48%) RESTful
8 2 (1.48%) HTML5
9 1 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.93%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.70%) PKI
4 4 (2.96%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.96%) Online Games
5 3 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.22%) Open Source
5 3 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.22%) Clustering
6 2 (1.48%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.48%) FMCG
6 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.48%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.15%) Windows
2 9 (6.67%) Linux
3 6 (4.44%) UNIX
4 5 (3.70%) Solaris
5 3 (2.22%) AIX
5 3 (2.22%) Android
5 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.07%) Analytics
2 18 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 14 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.41%) SOA
4 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 9 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 9 (6.67%) Coaching
6 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
6 8 (5.93%) ETL
6 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (5.19%) Scrum
7 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (4.44%) Migration
8 6 (4.44%) Service Management
9 5 (3.70%) ERP
9 5 (3.70%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.70%) CRM
9 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 43 (31.85%) Java
2 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.44%) SQL
4 3 (2.22%) Python
4 3 (2.22%) C#
4 3 (2.22%) C++
4 3 (2.22%) Scala
5 2 (1.48%) XPath
5 2 (1.48%) XQuery
5 2 (1.48%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.74%) Ruby
6 1 (0.74%) Groovy
6 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.74%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 5 (3.70%) CCIE
1 5 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) CCDE
3 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.74%) CCNP
3 1 (0.74%) CCNA
3 1 (0.74%) CCDA
3 1 (0.74%) CCDP
3 1 (0.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.74%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) SLA
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) NFS
1 3 (2.22%) Xen
1 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.22%) KVM
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.74%) SRDF
3 1 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) SCCM
1 1 (0.74%) Ambari
1 1 (0.74%) Oozie
1 1 (0.74%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 43 (31.85%) Oracle
2 10 (7.41%) Adobe
3 8 (5.93%) Cisco
4 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.19%) VMware
5 6 (4.44%) IBM
5 6 (4.44%) EMC
6 5 (3.70%) Citrix
7 4 (2.96%) Juniper
7 4 (2.96%) SAP
7 4 (2.96%) F5
8 3 (2.22%) Pega
8 3 (2.22%) Sybase
8 3 (2.22%) Intel
8 3 (2.22%) NetApp
8 3 (2.22%) Actimize
8 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.48%) Cognos
9 2 (1.48%) Siebel
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