The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Chief 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
Chief Architect
UK
Rank 576 604 596
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Architect 21 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.035% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.037% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 4
Median daily rate £800 £650 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.02% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £598
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,050 £850 £753
UK excluding London median daily rate £788 £538 £613
% change year-on-year
+46.51% -12.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Chief Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Chief Architect in the job title.

Chief Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Chief Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chief Architect within the UK.

Chief Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Chief Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Chief Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Chief Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chief Architect
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 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
England +31 19 £800 +23.02% 5
London +19 16 £800 +6.66% 4
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
City of London - 2 £763 -
Nottingham - 2 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £475 -
Hampshire +9 1 £1,100 +104.65%
South East +9 1 £1,100 +109.52% 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Farnborough - 1 £1,100 -

Chief Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Chief 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 featuring Chief Architect in the job title.

1 14 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (21.15%) Finance
4 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
5 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 7 (13.46%) Data Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) Banking
6 7 (13.46%) Data Management
7 6 (11.54%) Java
8 5 (9.62%) Web Services
8 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.62%) Security Architecture
9 4 (7.69%) DevOps
9 4 (7.69%) ISO20022
9 4 (7.69%) Retail
9 4 (7.69%) Scrum
9 4 (7.69%) SAN
9 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 4 (7.69%) ITIL
9 4 (7.69%) J2EE
9 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (5.77%) Solaris
10 3 (5.77%) Linux
10 3 (5.77%) Windows
10 3 (5.77%) CRM
10 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.77%) JSP
10 3 (5.77%) Six Sigma

Chief Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (3.85%) Apache
1 2 (3.85%) iPlanet
1 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) Network Security
3 2 (3.85%) BIG-IP
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) FTP
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Big Data
1 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.92%) DB2
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) J2EE
3 3 (5.77%) JSP
3 3 (5.77%) Kafka
3 3 (5.77%) Node.js
3 3 (5.77%) REST
4 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.85%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) Dojo
5 1 (1.92%) Java EE
5 1 (1.92%) JSF
5 1 (1.92%) JSON
5 1 (1.92%) Middleware
5 1 (1.92%) React
5 1 (1.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) HP Storage
3 2 (3.85%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Solaris
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) AIX
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
4 7 (13.46%) Data Architecture
4 7 (13.46%) Data Management
5 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.62%) Security Architecture
6 4 (7.69%) DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.77%) Analytics
7 3 (5.77%) CRM
7 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.77%) e-GIF
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.77%) Open Source
7 3 (5.77%) QMS
7 3 (5.77%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO20022
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 2 (3.85%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.92%) FATCA
4 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.92%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (3.85%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.85%) OpenView
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Guidewire
1 3 (5.77%) HP
1 3 (5.77%) VMware
2 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
2 2 (3.85%) BEA
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco
2 2 (3.85%) EMC
2 2 (3.85%) F5
2 2 (3.85%) Informatica
2 2 (3.85%) MuleSoft
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.85%) Sun
2 2 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (1.92%) BMC
3 1 (1.92%) Cognos
3 1 (1.92%) Kofax
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) NetApp
3 1 (1.92%) Veritas
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