Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £669 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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.

Lead Architect
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 55 66
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.73% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Northamptonshire median daily rate £669 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.70% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £615 £500 £533
90th Percentile £734 £535 £658
East Midlands median daily rate £613 £445 £525
% change year-on-year +37.64% -15.24% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 771 648 778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 93.78% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 415 581
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -3.53% -
10th Percentile £296 £206 £293
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 17
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.75 £11.17 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.15% -2.87% -22.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.26 £8.80
90th Percentile £18.15 £14.81 £37.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Northamptonshire

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in Northamptonshire

Lead Architect
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Northampton - 4 £625 -
Lead Architect
East Midlands

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Lead Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) PDM
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) Pega
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MSMQ
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (33.33%) NServiceBus
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) NHibernate

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) MSMQ
1 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) PDM
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Pega
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft