The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
England / North West
Rank 125 132 132
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 11 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.61% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 3
Median daily rate £475 £567 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.15% +16.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £461 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £531
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £70.00
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2496 3594 3102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.87% 94.98% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 2142 1701
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 195 198
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +48.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Lead Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Architect across the North West region.

Lead Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Lead Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Manchester +12 5 £525 -1.50% 1
Cheshire +21 4 £438 -27.08% 1
Merseyside -1 2 £600 +33.33%
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (25.00%) Social Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) OO
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Workflow
6 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 4 (16.67%) Apache Camel
6 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.67%) High Availability
6 4 (16.67%) Microservices
7 3 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
7 3 (12.50%) Twitter
7 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) LDAP
3 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) J2EE
3 4 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (25.00%) Social Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (16.67%) Microservices
3 4 (16.67%) OO
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 3 (12.50%) Data Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) ITSM
4 3 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 3 (12.50%) Twitter
3 1 (4.17%) Actimize
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
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