The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 19 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.50% - 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% - 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£725 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 - -
Lead Architect
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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
124 151 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.23% 85.80% 97.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 85
Average daily rate £400 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Lead 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 Architect in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Pega
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) WSO2
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Workshop
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region that cited Lead 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Pega
1 1 (50.00%) WSO2
1 1 (50.00%) IBM