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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 12 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 215 181 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.71% 6.43% 5.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.06% 6.73% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 133 92
Median daily rate £480 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £403 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
Architect
England

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
2373 2689 2814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.15% 95.46% 93.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1342 1517 1566
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 240 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +43 66 £425 -15.00% 12
Hertfordshire +9 53 £550 +18.91% 5
Bedfordshire +3 42 £588 -2.08% 6
Norfolk +11 19 £400 -11.11% 2
Essex -15 17 £505 -10.22% 1
Suffolk -15 17 £550 +4.76% 3
East Anglia +1 2 £448 +11.87% 2
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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.

1 115 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
1 115 (25.78%) SOA
2 87 (19.51%) E-Commerce
3 82 (18.39%) Microsoft
4 76 (17.04%) Java
5 73 (16.37%) SaaS
6 60 (13.45%) Oracle
7 58 (13.00%) Windows
8 56 (12.56%) SQL
9 53 (11.88%) Finance
10 52 (11.66%) Data Modelling
11 49 (10.99%) IaaS
12 46 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
12 46 (10.31%) Enterprise Architecture
13 45 (10.09%) Technical Architecture
14 43 (9.64%) SOAP
14 43 (9.64%) TOGAF
15 42 (9.42%) Web Services
15 42 (9.42%) SAP
16 41 (9.19%) C#
16 41 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (8.97%) VMware
18 39 (8.74%) .NET
19 38 (8.52%) Migration
20 37 (8.30%) Unix
21 36 (8.07%) CRM
22 35 (7.85%) SQL Server
22 35 (7.85%) PaaS
23 34 (7.62%) Linux
23 34 (7.62%) ETL

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 14 (3.14%) JBoss
2 13 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.69%) CMS
3 12 (2.69%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 9 (2.02%) Confluence
5 9 (2.02%) SAS
6 7 (1.57%) Apache
6 7 (1.57%) IIS
6 7 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.90%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.45%) Documentum
10 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.45%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.45%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Simulink
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.02%) Maximo
3 7 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.57%) SAP CRM
4 5 (1.12%) BigMachines
5 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 73 (16.37%) SaaS
2 49 (10.99%) IaaS
3 46 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (7.85%) PaaS
5 27 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (2.91%) Force.com
7 10 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.24%) Heroku
8 7 (1.57%) Office 365
9 4 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.22%) Boomi
10 1 (0.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.05%) LAN
2 26 (5.83%) Firewall
3 25 (5.61%) WAN
4 16 (3.59%) Network Security
5 10 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (1.57%) Internet
6 7 (1.57%) LDAP
7 6 (1.35%) 3G
7 6 (1.35%) 4G
7 6 (1.35%) DNS
7 6 (1.35%) HTTP
7 6 (1.35%) LTE
8 5 (1.12%) Intranet
8 5 (1.12%) SAN
8 5 (1.12%) Wireless
9 4 (0.90%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.90%) SSL
9 4 (0.90%) X.509
10 3 (0.67%) NAS
10 3 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.24%) DataStage
5 10 (2.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.02%) IBM InfoSphere
6 9 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (1.57%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (1.57%) Data Mart
9 5 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.12%) SAP HANA
10 4 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.90%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.24%) JIRA
2 5 (1.12%) Bitbucket
2 5 (1.12%) Gradle
2 5 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.12%) Maven
3 4 (0.90%) Ant
3 4 (0.90%) Axure RP
3 4 (0.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.67%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (0.45%) ERwin
5 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.22%) FishEye
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (11.88%) Finance
2 27 (6.05%) Retail
3 17 (3.81%) Legal
4 14 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.47%) Banking
6 10 (2.24%) Marketing
7 8 (1.79%) Advertising
8 5 (1.12%) Back Office
8 5 (1.12%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.90%) Automotive
9 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) Electronics
10 2 (0.45%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.64%) SOAP
2 42 (9.42%) Web Services
3 39 (8.74%) .NET
4 32 (7.17%) REST
5 31 (6.95%) Middleware
6 27 (6.05%) J2EE
7 18 (4.04%) RESTful
8 15 (3.36%) WCF
8 15 (3.36%) XML
9 14 (3.14%) Visualforce
10 12 (2.69%) Java EE
11 10 (2.24%) COM
12 9 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (1.79%) HTML
13 8 (1.79%) MSMQ
14 7 (1.57%) Spring
15 6 (1.35%) IBM Integration Bus
16 5 (1.12%) OAuth
16 5 (1.12%) SAML
17 4 (0.90%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.16%) Data Integration
3 21 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.36%) Cryptography
7 13 (2.91%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (2.47%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.24%) NHS
11 9 (2.02%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.57%) DataPower
12 7 (1.57%) User Experience
13 4 (0.90%) PKI
13 4 (0.90%) Psychology
14 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
14 3 (0.67%) iPad
15 2 (0.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.00%) Windows
2 37 (8.30%) Unix
3 34 (7.62%) Linux
4 17 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.36%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.14%) Android
7 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.57%) Solaris
9 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.67%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.45%) AIX
11 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) HPUX
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
1 115 (25.78%) SOA
2 87 (19.51%) E-Commerce
3 52 (11.66%) Data Modelling
4 46 (10.31%) Enterprise Architecture
5 45 (10.09%) Technical Architecture
6 43 (9.64%) TOGAF
7 41 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (8.52%) Migration
9 36 (8.07%) CRM
10 34 (7.62%) ETL
11 32 (7.17%) Information Security
12 26 (5.83%) SDLC
13 25 (5.61%) API Design
13 25 (5.61%) Microservices
14 23 (5.16%) UML
15 22 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (4.71%) Data Management
16 21 (4.71%) High Availability
16 21 (4.71%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 76 (17.04%) Java
2 56 (12.56%) SQL
3 41 (9.19%) C#
4 16 (3.59%) Shell Script
5 14 (3.14%) Apex Code
6 11 (2.47%) SOQL
7 7 (1.57%) Python
8 5 (1.12%) C++
8 5 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.45%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.45%) Ruby
9 2 (0.45%) Scala
9 2 (0.45%) VB
9 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.45%) VB6
10 1 (0.22%) C
10 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.14%) Degree
3 7 (1.57%) CISSP
4 6 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.45%) CCIE
7 2 (0.45%) CCNA
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.45%) CISM
7 2 (0.45%) CLAS
7 2 (0.45%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.45%) ISEB
7 2 (0.45%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.45%) MBA
7 2 (0.45%) MCSE
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CCNP
8 1 (0.22%) CWDP
8 1 (0.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.14%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.91%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.24%) QA
5 8 (1.79%) COBIT
6 7 (1.57%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.45%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.45%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.45%) vSphere
4 2 (0.45%) Xen
5 1 (0.22%) iptables
5 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (1.57%) SCCM
2 2 (0.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.45%) Oracle
3 42 (9.42%) SAP
4 40 (8.97%) VMware
5 32 (7.17%) IBM
6 26 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (5.61%) Cisco
8 19 (4.26%) Red Hat
9 17 (3.81%) HP
10 12 (2.69%) CheckPoint
11 11 (2.47%) Siebel
12 9 (2.02%) Citrix
12 9 (2.02%) Sitecore
13 8 (1.79%) Atlassian
14 7 (1.57%) Aruba
14 7 (1.57%) hybris
15 6 (1.35%) Meraki
16 4 (0.90%) Adobe
16 4 (0.90%) ForgeRock
16 4 (0.90%) Lotus
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