The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 244 239 232
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 25 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 6
Median daily rate £525 £550 £543
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £450 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £640 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Lead 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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8397 9052 8442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.36% 94.71% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4998 5287 4554
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 426 428
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.37 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Lead Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Lead Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Lead Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +15 20 £525 -12.50%
Hampshire -3 3 £584 +11.19% 2
Surrey -11 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 £800 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 South East region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 23 (45.10%) Oracle
2 14 (27.45%) Java
3 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 10 (19.61%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (19.61%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (19.61%) Middleware
5 9 (17.65%) J2EE
6 8 (15.69%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) Endeca
6 8 (15.69%) WebCenter
7 7 (13.73%) Open Source
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (13.73%) DevOps
7 7 (13.73%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (13.73%) Unix
7 7 (13.73%) Windows
7 7 (13.73%) Linux
8 6 (11.76%) UML
8 6 (11.76%) Web Services
8 6 (11.76%) Remedy
8 6 (11.76%) BMC
8 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.76%) SOA
8 6 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (11.76%) Remedy AR System
8 6 (11.76%) CMDB
8 6 (11.76%) ITSM
8 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 6 (11.76%) Workflow

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) Mule
3 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (11.76%) Remedy AR System
2 6 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.96%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.96%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) IaaS
1 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
1 2 (3.92%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) DAB
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
2 2 (3.92%) WLAN
3 1 (1.96%) ATM
3 1 (1.96%) DWDM
3 1 (1.96%) Frame Relay
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) SDH
3 1 (1.96%) SMS
3 1 (1.96%) VoIP
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
3 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.96%) xDSL
3 1 (1.96%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) GIS
1 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.96%) RavenDB
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) CA Gen
1 1 (1.96%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (5.88%) Billing
1 3 (5.88%) Electronics
1 3 (5.88%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Military
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Middleware
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (17.65%) J2EE
3 8 (15.69%) WebCenter
4 6 (11.76%) Web Services
5 3 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.96%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) JMS
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) CMDB
2 5 (9.80%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.88%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
1 7 (13.73%) Unix
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (13.73%) DevOps
2 7 (13.73%) Identity Access Management
2 7 (13.73%) Open Source
3 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 6 (11.76%) High Availability
3 6 (11.76%) ITSM
3 6 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (11.76%) SOA
3 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (11.76%) UML
3 6 (11.76%) Workflow
3 6 (11.76%) Workflow Development
4 5 (9.80%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (9.80%) Migration
5 4 (7.84%) Service Management
5 4 (7.84%) TOGAF
6 3 (5.88%) Data Management
6 3 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.92%) Go
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.92%) Ruby
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) CCIE
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Endeca
3 6 (11.76%) BMC
3 6 (11.76%) FatWire
3 6 (11.76%) Remedy
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) Capita
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Adobe
6 1 (1.96%) Avaya
6 1 (1.96%) BEA
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Huawei
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Informatica
6 1 (1.96%) Pega
6 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.96%) Teradata
6 1 (1.96%) webMethods
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