The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 39 23 45
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 137 150 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.53% 6.27% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 6.67% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 73 66
Average daily rate
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£450 £470 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.08 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2798 2248 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.47% 93.98% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1637 1134 1417
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 240 367
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Architect
England

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the East of England region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the East of England region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +9 37 £450 -14.28% 5
Hertfordshire -16 35 £475 +0.52% 8
Cambridgeshire -3 34 £425 -19.04% 15
Bedfordshire -19 20 £575 +27.77% 14
Norfolk - 9 £538 - 1
Suffolk -25 1 £400 -5.88% 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 98 (30.63%) Finance
2 75 (23.44%) Oracle
3 67 (20.94%) .NET
4 51 (15.94%) Java
5 49 (15.31%) TOGAF
6 46 (14.38%) SOA
7 43 (13.44%) SQL
8 41 (12.81%) SQL Server
8 41 (12.81%) Enterprise Architecture
9 37 (11.56%) Technical Architecture
10 34 (10.63%) E-Commerce
10 34 (10.63%) Microsoft
11 33 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (9.69%) SharePoint
12 31 (9.69%) UML
13 30 (9.38%) UNIX
13 30 (9.38%) Windows
14 29 (9.06%) J2EE
15 27 (8.44%) Migration
16 26 (8.13%) SAP
16 26 (8.13%) CRM
17 24 (7.50%) Web Services
18 21 (6.56%) Waterfall
18 21 (6.56%) XML
18 21 (6.56%) OO
18 21 (6.56%) WebLogic
19 20 (6.25%) Active Directory
19 20 (6.25%) VMware
19 20 (6.25%) Retail
20 19 (5.94%) Degree

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (9.69%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.56%) WebLogic
3 16 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.81%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.50%) Apache
7 7 (2.19%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (1.88%) CMS
9 5 (1.56%) IIS
10 4 (1.25%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.94%) Mule
11 3 (0.94%) Lync
11 3 (0.94%) Node.js
11 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.94%) Drupal
11 3 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.31%) Windchill
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.50%) SaaS
2 6 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.94%) Office 365
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.38%) Firewall
2 7 (2.19%) SAN
3 6 (1.88%) Internet
4 5 (1.56%) Network Security
5 4 (1.25%) DNS
5 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.25%) Intranet
5 4 (1.25%) VLAN
6 3 (0.94%) NAS
6 3 (0.94%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.94%) 2G
6 3 (0.94%) RFID
6 3 (0.94%) 3G
6 3 (0.94%) VPN
6 3 (0.94%) WAN
7 2 (0.63%) DHCP
7 2 (0.63%) HTTP
7 2 (0.63%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.63%) WLAN
7 2 (0.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (2.19%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.19%) MySQL
5 7 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.25%) EDRMS
8 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.94%) DB2
9 3 (0.94%) DTS
9 3 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (3.44%) Subversion
2 9 (2.81%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.56%) Ant
6 4 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.94%) Maven
8 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.63%) JUnit
8 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.31%) Jtest
9 1 (0.31%) MSTest
9 1 (0.31%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.31%) JIRA
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.31%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.31%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.31%) Grunt
General
1 98 (30.63%) Finance
2 20 (6.25%) Retail
3 11 (3.44%) Local Government
4 10 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.88%) Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Back Office
7 3 (0.94%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.94%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (20.94%) .NET
2 29 (9.06%) J2EE
3 24 (7.50%) Web Services
4 21 (6.56%) XML
5 14 (4.38%) ASP.NET
6 13 (4.06%) SOAP
6 13 (4.06%) J2SE
6 13 (4.06%) Middleware
7 10 (3.13%) HTML
8 9 (2.81%) WCF
8 9 (2.81%) WSDL
9 8 (2.50%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.50%) REST
10 7 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (2.19%) XSLT
11 6 (1.88%) CGI
12 5 (1.56%) Ajax
12 5 (1.56%) XSD
12 5 (1.56%) Apache Camel
13 4 (1.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.44%) Open Source
3 10 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.81%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.50%) NHS
6 7 (2.19%) Clustering
7 6 (1.88%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.56%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.56%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.56%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.94%) PKI
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.63%) W3C
10 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.31%) iSeries
11 1 (0.31%) DataPower
11 1 (0.31%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.38%) UNIX
1 30 (9.38%) Windows
2 18 (5.63%) Linux
3 17 (5.31%) Solaris
4 12 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.81%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 8 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.25%) AIX
9 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Android
11 1 (0.31%) zOS
11 1 (0.31%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.31%) TOGAF
2 46 (14.38%) SOA
3 41 (12.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 37 (11.56%) Technical Architecture
5 34 (10.63%) E-Commerce
6 33 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (9.69%) UML
8 27 (8.44%) Migration
9 26 (8.13%) CRM
10 21 (6.56%) Waterfall
10 21 (6.56%) OO
11 19 (5.94%) ITIL
12 18 (5.63%) Zachman Framework
12 18 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (5.31%) Data Security
14 15 (4.69%) Scrum
15 14 (4.38%) Multithreading
16 13 (4.06%) Asset Management
16 13 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.94%) Java
2 43 (13.44%) SQL
3 17 (5.31%) C#
4 8 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.19%) C
5 7 (2.19%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.19%) Perl
6 6 (1.88%) Python
7 5 (1.56%) PHP
7 5 (1.56%) VBScript
8 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.63%) Groovy
9 2 (0.63%) Scala
10 1 (0.31%) Ruby
10 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.31%) XAML
10 1 (0.31%) C++
10 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (5.94%) Degree
2 10 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.88%) CCDP
5 5 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.56%) MCSE
5 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.56%) CCNP
6 3 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.94%) CCNA
6 3 (0.94%) CCA
6 3 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.94%) CISSP
7 2 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.63%) CISA
7 2 (0.63%) MCITP
8 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) CCAA
8 1 (0.31%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.31%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.50%) XenApp
4 5 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (0.63%) XenServer
6 2 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Xen
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.31%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (3.13%) SCCM
2 8 (2.50%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.88%) Puppet
5 5 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.94%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 75 (23.44%) Oracle
2 34 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.13%) SAP
4 20 (6.25%) VMware
5 16 (5.00%) Cisco
5 16 (5.00%) IBM
6 15 (4.69%) webMethods
7 13 (4.06%) Citrix
8 10 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.81%) Juniper
9 9 (2.81%) Sun
10 8 (2.50%) HP
10 8 (2.50%) Sybase
11 7 (2.19%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.88%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.88%) F5
13 5 (1.56%) hybris
13 5 (1.56%) AccuRev
13 5 (1.56%) Becrypt
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Aquent
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 days ago