The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Software Architect
Rank 407 413 406
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.004% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
- £700 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Lead Software Architect
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

Lead Software Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (100.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian