Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Head of Architecture was £850 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 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.

Head of Architecture
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 377 390
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Architecture 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.053% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.006% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
South East median daily rate £850 - £800
10th Percentile £775 - £775
90th Percentile £950 - £825
England median daily rate £850 £750 £750
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15904 15621 18300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.95% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9440 9298 10742
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 772 917
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Head of Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Head of Architecture in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Architecture in the South East

Head of Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Head of Architecture in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Head of Architecture in the South East

Head of Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Architecture in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Head of Architecture in the South East

Head of Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Architecture within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Hampshire +14 6 £888 -
Thames Valley - 3 £850 -
Berkshire - 3 £850 -
Head of Architecture
England

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Head of Architecture 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 South East region featuring Head of Architecture in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
2 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
2 5 (55.56%) Domain Models
3 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) PaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) IaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) JDBC
4 3 (33.33%) EAI
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) Data Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Head of Architecture Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) IaaS
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Spatial Data
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Domain Models
2 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security
4 3 (33.33%) Data Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) EAI
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft