The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Software 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 Software Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Software Architect
Rank 409 405 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.005% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Software 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
21019 21294 21982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.93% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14718 14923
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 385 471
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Lead Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Software Architect in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Software Architect across the London region.

Lead Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Lead Software 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 Software Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 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 - 2 £600 -
Lead Software Architect
England

Lead Software Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Architect in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Mingle
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails

Lead Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Lead Software 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 Software Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Bloomberg
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