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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 308 362 359
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 113 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 46 50
Median daily rate £650 £610 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £538
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £850 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £82.00
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
20325 21355 22289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.03% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14522 15109 16067
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 340 442
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +6 22 £650 +10.63% 5
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 66 (30.70%) Finance
2 51 (23.72%) Banking
3 41 (19.07%) Oracle
3 41 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (18.60%) Big Data
5 37 (17.21%) Java
6 36 (16.74%) SQL
7 32 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (13.02%) Data Modelling
9 25 (11.63%) SOA
10 24 (11.16%) Hadoop
11 23 (10.70%) TOGAF
12 22 (10.23%) IBM
13 21 (9.77%) ETL
13 21 (9.77%) Web Services
13 21 (9.77%) DevOps
14 20 (9.30%) Data Integration
14 20 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (8.84%) REST
15 19 (8.84%) Apache
16 16 (7.44%) Linux
16 16 (7.44%) HTML
16 16 (7.44%) VMware
16 16 (7.44%) Mentoring
16 16 (7.44%) MuleSoft
17 15 (6.98%) Apache Hive
17 15 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
17 15 (6.98%) SQL Server
17 15 (6.98%) Cisco
18 14 (6.51%) MOM

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 (8.84%) Apache
2 14 (6.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (6.05%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.79%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.86%) SAS
7 3 (1.40%) Confluence
7 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.40%) IIS
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.93%) CMS
8 2 (0.93%) Mule
9 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.47%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Radian6
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-AA
4 1 (0.47%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.47%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.47%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.26%) IaaS
4 6 (2.79%) PaaS
5 4 (1.86%) GitHub
5 4 (1.86%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.40%) CloudBees
6 3 (1.40%) SaaS
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.05%) WAN
2 12 (5.58%) LAN
3 8 (3.72%) Firewall
3 8 (3.72%) Internet
4 7 (3.26%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (3.26%) Network Security
4 7 (3.26%) SAN
5 6 (2.79%) NAS
5 6 (2.79%) VPN
6 5 (2.33%) FCoE
6 5 (2.33%) HTTP
6 5 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.86%) Multicast
8 3 (1.40%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (1.40%) DMZ
8 3 (1.40%) Wireless
9 2 (0.93%) DNS
9 2 (0.93%) MPLS
9 2 (0.93%) VLAN
9 2 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.60%) Big Data
2 24 (11.16%) Hadoop
3 15 (6.98%) Apache Hive
3 15 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.19%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.79%) Data Mart
7 6 (2.79%) HBase
8 5 (2.33%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.40%) DB2
10 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.40%) SAS EBI
11 2 (0.93%) Impala
11 2 (0.93%) OLTP
11 2 (0.93%) SAP HANA
12 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.47%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.26%) JIRA
4 5 (2.33%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.86%) ERwin
6 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.40%) GitLab
6 3 (1.40%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.93%) JUnit
8 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.47%) Babel
8 1 (0.47%) Capybara
8 1 (0.47%) gulp
8 1 (0.47%) NUnit
8 1 (0.47%) Selenium
8 1 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 66 (30.70%) Finance
2 51 (23.72%) Banking
3 11 (5.12%) Retail
3 11 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.72%) Marketing
6 4 (1.86%) Games
7 3 (1.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.93%) Advertising
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.77%) Web Services
2 19 (8.84%) REST
3 16 (7.44%) HTML
4 14 (6.51%) IBM Integration Bus
4 14 (6.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 13 (6.05%) XML
6 11 (5.12%) HTML5
6 11 (5.12%) JSON
7 9 (4.19%) .NET
7 9 (4.19%) CSS
7 9 (4.19%) Node.js
8 8 (3.72%) Kafka
8 8 (3.72%) Middleware
9 7 (3.26%) CSS3
10 6 (2.79%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.79%) jQuery
10 6 (2.79%) SOAP
11 5 (2.33%) J2EE
11 5 (2.33%) React
11 5 (2.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.30%) Data Integration
2 14 (6.51%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.86%) SWIFT
6 4 (1.86%) User Experience
7 3 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.40%) Online Games
7 3 (1.40%) Statistics
7 3 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.93%) EPoS
8 2 (0.93%) Equities
8 2 (0.93%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.44%) Linux
2 13 (6.05%) Windows
3 8 (3.72%) Solaris
4 4 (1.86%) Unix
5 3 (1.40%) AIX
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) VMS
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (13.02%) Data Modelling
4 25 (11.63%) SOA
5 23 (10.70%) TOGAF
6 21 (9.77%) DevOps
6 21 (9.77%) ETL
7 16 (7.44%) Mentoring
8 15 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (6.51%) API Integration
9 14 (6.51%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.51%) Service Design
10 13 (6.05%) B2C
10 13 (6.05%) CRM
10 13 (6.05%) ERP
10 13 (6.05%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 13 (6.05%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (5.58%) B2B
11 12 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.58%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.21%) Java
2 36 (16.74%) SQL
3 12 (5.58%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.19%) Scala
5 7 (3.26%) Ruby
6 5 (2.33%) Python
7 4 (1.86%) R
8 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.93%) C
9 2 (0.93%) C#
9 2 (0.93%) C++
9 2 (0.93%) PHP
10 1 (0.47%) ES6
10 1 (0.47%) Lua
10 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (6.51%) Degree
2 11 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.33%) CISSP
5 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.40%) CISM
5 3 (1.40%) CRISC
6 2 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) CEH
7 1 (0.47%) CLAS
7 1 (0.47%) IISP
7 1 (0.47%) MBA
7 1 (0.47%) MBCS
7 1 (0.47%) VCAP
7 1 (0.47%) VCDX
7 1 (0.47%) VCP6
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.26%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.86%) SEPA
3 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.93%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.93%) MiFID
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.93%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) RMADS
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.26%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.26%) SRDF
3 6 (2.79%) KVM
3 6 (2.79%) NFS
3 6 (2.79%) Xen
4 5 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.33%) Docker
5 4 (1.86%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.47%) HDFS
6 1 (0.47%) iptables
6 1 (0.47%) vCloud
6 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (6.51%) MOM
2 7 (3.26%) Puppet
3 5 (2.33%) Ansible
4 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.47%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.47%) CloudForms
5 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.47%) MIIS
5 1 (0.47%) Oozie
5 1 (0.47%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.47%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 41 (19.07%) Oracle
2 22 (10.23%) IBM
3 16 (7.44%) MuleSoft
3 16 (7.44%) VMware
4 15 (6.98%) Cisco
5 9 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.26%) EMC
6 7 (3.26%) Microsoft
6 7 (3.26%) SAP
6 7 (3.26%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.79%) Intel
7 6 (2.79%) NetApp
8 5 (2.33%) Adobe
8 5 (2.33%) Pega
8 5 (2.33%) Sybase
8 5 (2.33%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.40%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.40%) CA
9 3 (1.40%) DataSynapse
9 3 (1.40%) Temenos
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Rate: Unspecified Competitive Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago