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 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chief Architect
Rank 630 644 612
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Architect 31 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.031% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.032% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 8
Median daily rate £650 £825 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £570 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,190 £900 £765
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £600 £600
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 2016.

Chief Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Chief Architect
Top 17 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 24 August 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
England +13 29 £688 -16.66% 1
London +15 20 £800 -11.11% 1
South East +14 3 £525 -30.00%
South West +12 2 £600 -
North West - 2 £560 -
Wales - 2 £525 -
Liverpool - 2 £560 -
Merseyside - 2 £560 -
Berkshire - 2 £500 -
Cardiff - 2 £525 -
Bracknell - 2 £500 -
South Wales - 2 £525 -
City of London +32 1 £625 -
Bristol -2 1 £400 -
East of England - 1 £525 -
Norwich - 1 £525 -
Norfolk - 1 £525 -

Chief Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 19 (34.55%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
3 10 (18.18%) Data Management
3 10 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 9 (16.36%) Data Architecture
4 9 (16.36%) Finance
4 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
6 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
6 7 (12.73%) ITIL
7 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
7 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.91%) HP
7 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
7 6 (10.91%) Degree
8 5 (9.09%) VMware
8 5 (9.09%) SAN
8 5 (9.09%) Middleware
8 5 (9.09%) SLA
8 5 (9.09%) Linux
8 5 (9.09%) Windows
8 5 (9.09%) Java
9 4 (7.27%) Master Data Management
9 4 (7.27%) J2EE
9 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
9 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.27%) Solaris
9 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (5.45%) iPlanet
1 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (3.64%) Mule
2 2 (3.64%) Mule ESB
2 2 (3.64%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) BIG-IP
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) FTP
3 2 (3.64%) NAS
3 2 (3.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) LDAP
4 1 (1.82%) Skype
4 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.45%) Big Data
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) DB2
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Middleware
2 4 (7.27%) J2EE
3 3 (5.45%) JSP
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) CSS3
5 1 (1.82%) Dojo
5 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.82%) FpML
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) HTML5
5 1 (1.82%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.82%) React
5 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) HP Storage
3 2 (3.64%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.82%) CESG
4 1 (1.82%) Derivative
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Linux
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Solaris
3 3 (5.45%) AIX
3 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (18.18%) Data Management
2 10 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 9 (16.36%) Data Architecture
3 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
5 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) Programme Management
6 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.27%) Master Data Management
7 4 (7.27%) Six Sigma
8 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Data Transformation
8 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.45%) e-GIF
8 3 (5.45%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) QMS
8 3 (5.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) C#
2 1 (1.82%) ES6
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
1 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) CISA
3 1 (1.82%) CISM
3 1 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.45%) ISO20022
2 3 (5.45%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.64%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (3.64%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.64%) OpenView
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) HP
2 5 (9.09%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) BEA
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco
4 3 (5.45%) EMC
4 3 (5.45%) F5
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) Sun
5 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
5 2 (3.64%) Apigee
5 2 (3.64%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.64%) Informatica
5 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.64%) NetApp
5 2 (3.64%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) BMC
6 1 (1.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.82%) Veritas