Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 16 December 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 124 117
Rank change year-on-year -37 -7 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.15% 0.89% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.94% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 1
Surrey median daily rate £675 £550 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -18.52% +52.11%
10th Percentile £549 £425 £663
90th Percentile £710 £688 £688
South East median daily rate £563 £563 £544
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £81.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,102 2,666 2,088
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.09% 94.71% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,201 1,894 1,353
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £185
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 87 113
Surrey median hourly rate £24.25 £17.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.65% -21.84% +8.75%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.62 £12.30
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.63 £44.85
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.96% +6.00%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Surrey

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in Surrey

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Surrey over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Architect in Surrey

Lead Architect
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Epsom - 1 £538 -
Staines - 1 £600 -
Lead Architect
South East

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Surrey region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Thought Leadership
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (60.00%) Casewise
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) RAD
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Rose
1 3 (60.00%) PMI
1 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) API Design
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices

Lead Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) RAD
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (60.00%) Thought Leadership
1 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) API Design
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Casewise