The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 59 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.16% 0.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -11.90% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 605 629 695
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.68% 95.74% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 422 465
Median daily rate £405 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 21
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +77.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Wiltshire

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in Wiltshire

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Wiltshire region featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NonStop SQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware