Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 January 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 40 58
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.11% 1.66% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.78% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Southampton median daily rate - £593 -
Hampshire median daily rate £463 £525 £401
% change year-on-year -11.90% +30.92% -23.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 417 450 586
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.26% 93.17% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 291 401
Southampton median daily rate £381 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £185 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 44 51
Southampton median hourly rate £44.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.29% -12.50% +15.32%
10th Percentile £14.83 £10.43 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.49 £25.50 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.18
% change year-on-year - -17.27% +52.19%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Southampton

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in Southampton

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Lead 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 Southampton region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) JDBC
1 3 (60.00%) EAI
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) EAI
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft