The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / East of England
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 193 227 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.23% 9.59% 9.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.70% 10.01% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 154 169
Median daily rate £519 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £423 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £62.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +127.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +6.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1990 2267 2465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.22% 95.78% 96.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1154 1360 1449
Median daily rate £390 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 195 231
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 19 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +1 48 £518 -11.91% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 45 £488 -2.50% 7
Hertfordshire -12 38 £525 -14.28% 9
Essex +8 33 £513 +13.25% 2
Norfolk +7 19 £589 +23.94% 1
Suffolk -1 10 £475 -
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 99 (28.45%) SOA
2 92 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (21.26%) Java
3 74 (21.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 68 (19.54%) .NET
5 65 (18.68%) TOGAF
6 63 (18.10%) J2EE
7 57 (16.38%) Finance
8 55 (15.80%) Web Services
9 54 (15.52%) OO
10 52 (14.94%) Oracle
11 47 (13.51%) E-Commerce
12 43 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
13 38 (10.92%) Technical Architecture
13 38 (10.92%) Microsoft
14 37 (10.63%) SQL
15 36 (10.34%) Linux
16 35 (10.06%) Windows
16 35 (10.06%) Adobe
17 32 (9.20%) Zachman Framework
18 31 (8.91%) Information Security
19 30 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
20 29 (8.33%) UML
21 28 (8.05%) Marketing
22 27 (7.76%) Degree
22 27 (7.76%) Migration
23 26 (7.47%) Spring
23 26 (7.47%) SQL Server
24 25 (7.18%) DevOps
24 25 (7.18%) Oracle Database

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (4.89%) WebLogic
2 16 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 13 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.44%) CMS
5 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.86%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.86%) Apache
6 3 (0.86%) Drupal
6 3 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.86%) IIS
6 3 (0.86%) nginx
6 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.86%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.57%) Documentum
7 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.57%) Site Server
Applications
1 11 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (3.74%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.15%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.86%) Magento
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.57%) SAP MDG
4 2 (0.57%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.29%) assyst
5 1 (0.29%) Endur
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.89%) IaaS
3 13 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.72%) Office 365
5 5 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.44%) SaaS
6 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.57%) PaaS
6 2 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) Taleo
7 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.90%) Firewall
2 21 (6.03%) WAN
3 17 (4.89%) Internet
4 14 (4.02%) DNS
5 13 (3.74%) LAN
5 13 (3.74%) SMS
6 8 (2.30%) Network Security
7 5 (1.44%) DHCP
7 5 (1.44%) IPv4
7 5 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.44%) VPN
8 4 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.15%) HTTP
8 4 (1.15%) IPsec
9 3 (0.86%) MPLS
9 3 (0.86%) NAS
9 3 (0.86%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.86%) SAN
9 3 (0.86%) Skype
10 2 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.18%) Oracle Database
3 23 (6.61%) Big Data
4 18 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.02%) MySQL
6 12 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.72%) OLTP
7 6 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (1.44%) Data Mart
8 5 (1.44%) MS Access
8 5 (1.44%) OLAP
8 5 (1.44%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.30%) PVCS
2 6 (1.72%) Ant
2 6 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.72%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.86%) PowerDesigner
3 3 (0.86%) Subversion
3 3 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (0.86%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.57%) JUnit
4 2 (0.57%) Redmine
4 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.29%) JBehave
5 1 (0.29%) JIRA
5 1 (0.29%) Selenium
5 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 57 (16.38%) Finance
2 28 (8.05%) Marketing
3 15 (4.31%) Legal
4 10 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.87%) Retail
5 8 (2.30%) Banking
6 7 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.44%) Billing
8 4 (1.15%) Electronics
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (19.54%) .NET
2 63 (18.10%) J2EE
3 55 (15.80%) Web Services
4 26 (7.47%) Spring
5 25 (7.18%) XML
6 23 (6.61%) HTML
7 21 (6.03%) ASP.NET
8 19 (5.46%) Apache Flex
8 19 (5.46%) Hibernate
9 18 (5.17%) Middleware
10 16 (4.60%) JSON
11 13 (3.74%) XSLT
12 11 (3.16%) JSP
12 11 (3.16%) REST
12 11 (3.16%) Servlets
12 11 (3.16%) XML Schema
13 10 (2.87%) RESTful
14 8 (2.30%) Java EE
15 5 (1.44%) SOAP
15 5 (1.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.89%) Social Media
2 13 (3.74%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.74%) Virtual Team
3 11 (3.16%) iPad
4 10 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.72%) Clustering
7 6 (1.72%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.72%) Linked Data
7 6 (1.72%) User Experience
8 5 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.86%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 2 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.34%) Linux
2 35 (10.06%) Windows
3 11 (3.16%) Unix
4 9 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.72%) VME
6 6 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.15%) VMS
9 3 (0.86%) AIX
9 3 (0.86%) MVS
9 3 (0.86%) Solaris
9 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.29%) Android
11 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.45%) SOA
2 92 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (21.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 65 (18.68%) TOGAF
5 54 (15.52%) OO
6 47 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 38 (10.92%) Technical Architecture
8 32 (9.20%) Zachman Framework
9 31 (8.91%) Information Security
10 30 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (8.33%) UML
12 27 (7.76%) Migration
13 25 (7.18%) DevOps
14 24 (6.90%) Open Source
14 24 (6.90%) Scrum
15 23 (6.61%) Analytics
15 23 (6.61%) Data Modelling
16 21 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (6.03%) Digital Marketing
17 20 (5.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (21.26%) Java
2 37 (10.63%) SQL
3 25 (7.18%) JavaScript
4 20 (5.75%) C#
5 9 (2.59%) C++
5 9 (2.59%) Ruby
6 8 (2.30%) Python
7 7 (2.01%) C
8 5 (1.44%) Apex Code
8 5 (1.44%) Delphi
8 5 (1.44%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.15%) XPath
10 3 (0.86%) Go
10 3 (0.86%) Groovy
10 3 (0.86%) Lua
10 3 (0.86%) PHP
11 2 (0.57%) Scala
11 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (7.76%) Degree
2 20 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.44%) MCSE
5 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.15%) CCNP
6 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.86%) CCIE
7 3 (0.86%) CCSA
7 3 (0.86%) CISSP
8 2 (0.57%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.57%) CCNA
8 2 (0.57%) CISM
8 2 (0.57%) MCITP
9 1 (0.29%) CCDE
9 1 (0.29%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.29%) VCAP
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.72%) QA
4 4 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.57%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.57%) SDET
5 2 (0.57%) SEPA
6 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.72%) Docker
5 6 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.15%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.15%) vSphere
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) SCCM
2 8 (2.30%) Puppet
3 5 (1.44%) Ansible
4 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.86%) WSUS
6 2 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.29%) Netcool
7 1 (0.29%) OpenView
7 1 (0.29%) Packer
7 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.29%) Simpana
7 1 (0.29%) Terraform
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (14.94%) Oracle
2 38 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 35 (10.06%) Adobe
4 22 (6.32%) VMware
5 17 (4.89%) SAP
6 13 (3.74%) Cisco
7 11 (3.16%) IBM
8 10 (2.87%) Citrix
9 8 (2.30%) Forcepoint
10 7 (2.01%) Embarcadero
10 7 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.72%) F5
11 6 (1.72%) hybris
11 6 (1.72%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.44%) Borland
12 5 (1.44%) Fujitsu
12 5 (1.44%) Teradata
13 4 (1.15%) Sitecore
14 3 (0.86%) Symantec
14 3 (0.86%) Talend
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