The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
England / Midlands
Rank 16 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.33% 0.79% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 0.84% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £600 £625 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £488
% change year-on-year
- +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112 119 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.33% 94.44% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 66 49
Median daily rate £475 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Midlands region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Django
2 3 (42.86%) Play Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SAP APO
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) Automotive
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP APO
2 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) Django
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) Play Framework
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
1 3 (42.86%) Scala
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft