Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Chief Architect was £825 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 810 832 835
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Chief Architect 39 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.046% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.048% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 23
England median daily rate £825 £800 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £620 £494 £519
90th Percentile £1,030 £1,050 £950
UK median daily rate £825 £775 £750
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Chief Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Chief Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -18 31 £825 +3.13%
North of England +59 2 £875 +56.25% 1
North West +21 2 £875 +56.25% 1
South East +3 2 £625 -24.24%
Midlands - 2 £850 -
East Midlands - 1 £850 -
Chief Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 14 (35.90%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) Microservices
4 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) Kafka
5 6 (15.38%) Node.js
5 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) IT Strategy
6 5 (12.82%) DevOps
6 5 (12.82%) Line Management
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Finance
7 4 (10.26%) Law
7 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (10.26%) .NET
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
7 4 (10.26%) MuleSoft
7 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (7.69%) REST
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (7.69%) Open Source
8 3 (7.69%) API Development
8 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (7.69%) TOGAF

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 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Converged Networks
2 1 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) Maven
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
1 4 (10.26%) Law
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) French Language
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Kafka
1 6 (15.38%) Node.js
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.13%) Angular 2
4 2 (5.13%) React
4 2 (5.13%) Spring
4 2 (5.13%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) CSS3
5 1 (2.56%) EDIFACT
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) EPoS
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
3 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (23.08%) Microservices
3 6 (15.38%) IT Strategy
4 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) Line Management
4 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) API Development
6 3 (7.69%) Open Source
6 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.13%) ERP
7 2 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) Scala
4 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.56%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) GIAC
3 1 (2.56%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) MiFID
1 1 (2.56%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) MuleSoft
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Facebook
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle