The median contractor rate for a Chief Architect was £775 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Architect
UK / England
Rank 549 601 586
Rank change year-on-year +52 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Architect 25 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.024% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.026% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 5
Median daily rate £775 £688 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.72% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £565
10% offered a daily rate of more than £910 £925 £780
UK excluding London median daily rate £800 £600 £650
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Chief Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Chief Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Architect in England

Chief Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Chief Architect in England

Chief Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Architect in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chief Architect in England

Chief Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
London +47 20 £750 -18.91% 3
South East +22 2 £850 +61.90%
East Midlands - 2 £550 -
South West +3 1 £850 +25.92%
Chief Architect
UK

Chief Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 across the England region featuring Chief Architect in the job title.

1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (20.45%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (18.18%) Web Services
6 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
6 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
6 7 (15.91%) Kafka
7 6 (13.64%) Docker
7 6 (13.64%) Node.js
7 6 (13.64%) IT Strategy
7 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
8 5 (11.36%) Apache
8 5 (11.36%) REST
8 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
8 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
8 5 (11.36%) Big Data
9 4 (9.09%) Analytics
9 4 (9.09%) DevOps
9 4 (9.09%) People Management
9 4 (9.09%) Microservices
9 4 (9.09%) Open Source
9 4 (9.09%) MapReduce
9 4 (9.09%) Presales
9 4 (9.09%) Python
9 4 (9.09%) XML
9 4 (9.09%) JavaScript

Chief Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.27%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) GNU Octave
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.55%) IaaS
4 2 (4.55%) Office 365
5 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.27%) PaaS
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (2.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) LDAP
2 1 (2.27%) NAS
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
2 1 (2.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (11.36%) Big Data
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.55%) Blockchain
5 2 (4.55%) Flink
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.27%) DB2
6 1 (2.27%) HBase
6 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.55%) Local Government
5 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Web Services
2 7 (15.91%) Kafka
3 6 (13.64%) Node.js
4 5 (11.36%) REST
5 4 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (4.55%) J2EE
6 2 (4.55%) JSP
6 2 (4.55%) NumPy
6 2 (4.55%) SciPy
7 1 (2.27%) .NET
7 1 (2.27%) CSS
7 1 (2.27%) Electron Framework
7 1 (2.27%) HTML
7 1 (2.27%) Java EE
7 1 (2.27%) JSF
7 1 (2.27%) JSON
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (2.27%) Servlets
7 1 (2.27%) Spring
7 1 (2.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) EPoS
1 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.55%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) Grid Computing
2 1 (2.27%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
2 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) AIX
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Solaris
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
3 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
4 6 (13.64%) IT Strategy
5 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) Analytics
6 4 (9.09%) DevOps
6 4 (9.09%) MapReduce
6 4 (9.09%) Microservices
6 4 (9.09%) Open Source
6 4 (9.09%) People Management
6 4 (9.09%) Presales
6 4 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.82%) Data Analytics
7 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.82%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (6.82%) MATLAB
3 3 (6.82%) R
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) FATCA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO20022
2 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) OpenView
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
2 1 (2.27%) BEA
2 1 (2.27%) BMC
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos
2 1 (2.27%) EMC
2 1 (2.27%) F5
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Kofax
2 1 (2.27%) NetApp
2 1 (2.27%) Opsware
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Qualys
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.27%) Sun
2 1 (2.27%) Symantec
2 1 (2.27%) Veritas
2 1 (2.27%) VMware
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