The median contractor rate for a Chief Architect was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Chief Architect
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 603 600
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Architect 12 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.028% 0.041% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.043% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 25
Median daily rate £675 £625 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -21.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £504 £521
10% offered a daily rate of more than £900 £835 £900
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 £800
% change year-on-year - -34.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £100.00 -
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 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
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 £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 June 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 June 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 -7 10 £675 +3.84% 1
North West +22 1 - -
Chief Architect
UK

Chief Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) Java
4 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (24.32%) Kafka
5 8 (21.62%) Node.js
5 8 (21.62%) Web Services
5 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
6 7 (18.92%) Docker
7 6 (16.22%) Microservices
7 6 (16.22%) Kubernetes
7 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
7 6 (16.22%) REST
7 6 (16.22%) Banking
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (13.51%) Apache
8 5 (13.51%) Python
8 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
8 5 (13.51%) People Management
8 5 (13.51%) Presales
9 4 (10.81%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (10.81%) Apache Spark
9 4 (10.81%) DevOps
9 4 (10.81%) Big Data
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
9 4 (10.81%) Hadoop

Chief Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (13.51%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.70%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) GNU Octave
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.41%) IaaS
4 2 (5.41%) Office 365
5 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.70%) PaaS
5 1 (2.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) Big Data
3 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (5.41%) Blockchain
5 2 (5.41%) Flink
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) HBase
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Flyway
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) Mocha
2 1 (2.70%) Mockito
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (32.43%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Local Government
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Kafka
2 8 (21.62%) Node.js
2 8 (21.62%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) REST
4 4 (10.81%) XML
5 3 (8.11%) .NET
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.41%) CSS
6 2 (5.41%) Electron Framework
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) NumPy
6 2 (5.41%) SciPy
6 2 (5.41%) Spring
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) Java EE
7 1 (2.70%) JPA
7 1 (2.70%) JSF
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
7 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
4 6 (16.22%) Microservices
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.51%) People Management
5 5 (13.51%) Presales
5 5 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) MapReduce
6 4 (10.81%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Data Governance
8 2 (5.41%) Neural Network
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) MATLAB
4 3 (8.11%) R
4 3 (8.11%) Scala
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) Facebook
3 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) SAP