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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
England / London
Rank 291 373 357
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 115 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 42
Median daily rate £634 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.17% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £425 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £750 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £538
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
18431 20097 20183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.79% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 14255 14185
Median daily rate £475 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 299 332
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +1 14 £650 +13.04% 4
Croydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £650 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 62 (27.43%) Finance
2 54 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (20.35%) Banking
4 40 (17.70%) Oracle
5 39 (17.26%) Java
5 39 (17.26%) Big Data
6 38 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (15.93%) Data Modelling
8 28 (12.39%) SOA
8 28 (12.39%) SQL
9 26 (11.50%) Web Services
9 26 (11.50%) IBM
9 26 (11.50%) TOGAF
9 26 (11.50%) DevOps
10 25 (11.06%) REST
10 25 (11.06%) SQL Server
11 24 (10.62%) Microsoft
12 22 (9.73%) Hadoop
13 21 (9.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (8.85%) Open Source
14 20 (8.85%) MOM
15 19 (8.41%) ETL
15 19 (8.41%) Apache
15 19 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 19 (8.41%) Oracle Fusion
15 19 (8.41%) MuleSoft
16 18 (7.96%) Service Design
16 18 (7.96%) Security Cleared
17 17 (7.52%) 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 21 (9.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (8.41%) Apache
3 17 (7.52%) Anypoint
4 14 (6.19%) Apache Spark
5 11 (4.87%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.98%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (2.21%) Mule
7 5 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.77%) CMS
9 3 (1.33%) Confluence
9 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.33%) SAS
9 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.88%) Drupal
10 2 (0.88%) nginx
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.77%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.88%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.88%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.44%) RMDS
4 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-AA
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.87%) Office 365
4 5 (2.21%) SaaS
5 4 (1.77%) GitHub
5 4 (1.77%) IaaS
6 3 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.33%) PaaS
7 2 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.88%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.88%) Route 53
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.44%) Akamai
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.44%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.98%) Skype
2 8 (3.54%) WAN
3 7 (3.10%) Firewall
3 7 (3.10%) LAN
4 6 (2.65%) Network Security
4 6 (2.65%) VPN
5 4 (1.77%) Internet
6 3 (1.33%) FCoE
6 3 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.33%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.33%) SAN
7 2 (0.88%) DMZ
7 2 (0.88%) HTTP
7 2 (0.88%) LDAP
7 2 (0.88%) MPLS
7 2 (0.88%) NAS
7 2 (0.88%) SSL
7 2 (0.88%) VLAN
7 2 (0.88%) VoIP
7 2 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.26%) Big Data
2 25 (11.06%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.73%) Hadoop
4 15 (6.64%) Apache Hive
4 15 (6.64%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.75%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.65%) Data Mart
7 6 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.21%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.77%) MySQL
9 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.33%) DB2
10 3 (1.33%) HBase
10 3 (1.33%) QlikView
10 3 (1.33%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.33%) SAS EBI
11 2 (0.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.54%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.10%) JIRA
4 4 (1.77%) ERwin
4 4 (1.77%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.33%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.33%) GitLab
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.44%) Babel
6 1 (0.44%) gulp
6 1 (0.44%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.44%) JUnit
6 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 62 (27.43%) Finance
2 46 (20.35%) Banking
3 9 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.54%) Retail
5 4 (1.77%) Advertising
5 4 (1.77%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Games
6 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.88%) Front Office
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.44%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.50%) Web Services
2 25 (11.06%) REST
3 19 (8.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 17 (7.52%) HTML
4 17 (7.52%) XML
5 16 (7.08%) IBM Integration Bus
5 16 (7.08%) JSON
6 13 (5.75%) CSS
7 12 (5.31%) HTML5
8 9 (3.98%) Kafka
9 8 (3.54%) CSS3
9 8 (3.54%) Middleware
10 7 (3.10%) .NET
11 6 (2.65%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.65%) J2EE
11 6 (2.65%) jQuery
11 6 (2.65%) SOAP
12 5 (2.21%) Node.js
12 5 (2.21%) RESTful
12 5 (2.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.87%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.42%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.98%) SWIFT
4 7 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.10%) User Experience
5 6 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.21%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.33%) CESG
7 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.33%) Online Games
7 3 (1.33%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Equities
8 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.44%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.44%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.44%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.87%) Linux
2 7 (3.10%) Windows
3 4 (1.77%) Android
3 4 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.33%) Solaris
4 3 (1.33%) 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 54 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (15.93%) Data Modelling
4 28 (12.39%) SOA
5 26 (11.50%) DevOps
5 26 (11.50%) TOGAF
6 20 (8.85%) Open Source
7 19 (8.41%) ETL
8 18 (7.96%) Service Design
9 17 (7.52%) API Integration
9 17 (7.52%) Data Integration
10 15 (6.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (6.64%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 14 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (5.75%) B2B
12 13 (5.75%) CRM
13 12 (5.31%) Data Architecture
13 12 (5.31%) MapReduce
14 11 (4.87%) B2C
14 11 (4.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.26%) Java
2 28 (12.39%) SQL
3 12 (5.31%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.42%) Scala
5 7 (3.10%) Ruby
6 5 (2.21%) Python
7 4 (1.77%) C#
7 4 (1.77%) R
8 3 (1.33%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.33%) SOQL
8 3 (1.33%) SOSL
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%) ES6
10 1 (0.44%) Lua
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (7.96%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.52%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.75%) Degree
4 5 (2.21%) CISSP
5 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.88%) CEH
6 2 (0.88%) CISM
6 2 (0.88%) CRISC
6 2 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certified Architect
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%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.44%) CITP
7 1 (0.44%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.44%) IISP
7 1 (0.44%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) SEPA
2 6 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.21%) ISO20022
4 4 (1.77%) MiFID
5 3 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.33%) RMADS
6 2 (0.88%) QA
7 1 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.44%) PMO
7 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.54%) Docker
2 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.33%) SRDF
4 2 (0.88%) KVM
4 2 (0.88%) NFS
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.88%) vSphere
4 2 (0.88%) Xen
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.44%) iptables
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (8.85%) MOM
2 8 (3.54%) Puppet
3 5 (2.21%) Ansible
4 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.44%) CloudForms
6 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.44%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.44%) Mesos
6 1 (0.44%) Oozie
6 1 (0.44%) SCOM
6 1 (0.44%) Terraform
6 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 40 (17.70%) Oracle
2 26 (11.50%) IBM
3 24 (10.62%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.41%) MuleSoft
5 11 (4.87%) VMware
6 10 (4.42%) Cisco
7 8 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.54%) SAP
8 7 (3.10%) ServiceNow
8 7 (3.10%) TIBCO
9 5 (2.21%) Adobe
9 5 (2.21%) Informatica
10 4 (1.77%) EMC
10 4 (1.77%) Pega
10 4 (1.77%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.77%) Reuters
10 4 (1.77%) Tableau
11 3 (1.33%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.33%) CA
11 3 (1.33%) Teradata
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