The table below looks at the statistics for the Chief Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chief Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Architect
Rank 599 590 570
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Architect 20 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.022% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.023% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Average daily rate £650 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.01% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £650 -
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Chief Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 5 February 2016.

Chief Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chief Architect
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 20 £650 +0.01% 6
South East +8 8 £525 -19.23%
London -6 7 £750 +7.14% 4
Berkshire - 7 £525 -
North West - 3 £666 -
Shropshire - 2 £850 -
West Midlands - 2 £850 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £500 -
Telford - 2 £850 -
Liverpool - 2 £666 -
Merseyside - 2 £666 -
Hampshire +5 1 £538 -17.30%
Basingstoke - 1 £538 -

Chief Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Chief 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 Chief Architect in their job title.

1 9 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) Data Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) Big Data
4 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Data Governance
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
6 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 3 (9.09%) DataStage
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) UML
6 3 (9.09%) LAN
6 3 (9.09%) 3GPP
6 3 (9.09%) WAN
6 3 (9.09%) Banking
6 3 (9.09%) Retail
6 3 (9.09%) Network Design
6 3 (9.09%) QA
7 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Management
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.06%) E-business

Chief Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Chief 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 Chief Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) 3GPP
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) MVNO
2 1 (3.03%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) RequisitePro
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) Frameworx
3 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 5 (15.15%) Data Architecture
2 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.12%) Data Governance
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Analytics
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (9.09%) Network Design
4 3 (9.09%) Release Management
4 3 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Data Management
5 2 (6.06%) Kanban
5 2 (6.06%) People Management
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.06%) QMS
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISM
4 1 (3.03%) CISMP
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) Pega
1 2 (6.06%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) BMC
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
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