The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 17 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 254 108 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.95% 4.45% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.54% 4.75% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 65 122
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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
2663 2274 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.77% 93.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1216 1374
Average daily rate £380 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 273 286
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +22 79 £575 +48.38% 4
Cambridgeshire +13 52 £525 +10.52% 9
Hertfordshire +2 51 £525 +15.06% 5
Suffolk +25 33 £475 -17.39% 9
Norfolk +25 19 £450 +8.43% 2
Essex -10 18 £550 +20.21% 3
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 97 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (21.71%) SOA
3 81 (18.71%) Finance
4 80 (18.48%) E-Commerce
5 79 (18.24%) Microsoft
6 74 (17.09%) Oracle
7 70 (16.17%) Enterprise Architecture
8 69 (15.94%) .NET
9 61 (14.09%) Web Services
10 59 (13.63%) Java
11 49 (11.32%) SQL Server
12 43 (9.93%) Linux
12 43 (9.93%) Technical Architecture
13 40 (9.24%) Retail
13 40 (9.24%) SQL
14 37 (8.55%) UNIX
14 37 (8.55%) TOGAF
15 36 (8.31%) C#
16 35 (8.08%) UML
17 34 (7.85%) SAP
18 33 (7.62%) J2EE
18 33 (7.62%) Data Management
18 33 (7.62%) Master Data Management
19 32 (7.39%) Windows
19 32 (7.39%) Data Modelling
20 31 (7.16%) ITIL
21 29 (6.70%) SharePoint
21 29 (6.70%) Data Architecture
22 27 (6.24%) CRM
22 27 (6.24%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.24%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (4.16%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.23%) CMS
5 10 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.08%) Apache
7 8 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
7 8 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.39%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.15%) JBoss
10 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.69%) Node.js
12 2 (0.46%) Mule
12 2 (0.46%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.46%) SAS
13 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.46%) SPSS
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.92%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.46%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.23%) SAP MRS
6 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.08%) SaaS
2 9 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.92%) Office 365
5 3 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.69%) PaaS
5 3 (0.69%) IaaS
6 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.54%) SAN
2 10 (2.31%) Firewall
3 7 (1.62%) VPN
4 5 (1.15%) Intranet
4 5 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (0.92%) DNS
5 4 (0.92%) WAN
5 4 (0.92%) Internet
6 3 (0.69%) LAN
7 2 (0.46%) Network Security
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.46%) HTTP
7 2 (0.46%) 3G
8 1 (0.23%) DSL
8 1 (0.23%) Extranet
8 1 (0.23%) Wireless
8 1 (0.23%) 2G
8 1 (0.23%) Broadband
8 1 (0.23%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.93%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.00%) MySQL
5 13 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.15%) SAP BW
9 5 (1.15%) Couchbase
10 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.92%) SAP BI
11 3 (0.69%) DB2
11 3 (0.69%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.69%) QlikView
12 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.46%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (2.77%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.08%) JIRA
3 8 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.85%) ERwin
4 7 (1.62%) Selenium
5 4 (0.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (0.92%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.92%) Subversion
6 3 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.69%) JUnit
6 3 (0.69%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.46%) Ant
7 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.46%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.23%) NUnit
8 1 (0.23%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 81 (18.71%) Finance
2 40 (9.24%) Retail
3 19 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.70%) Banking
5 9 (2.08%) Legal
5 9 (2.08%) Marketing
6 6 (1.39%) Local Government
7 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.92%) Advertising
8 4 (0.92%) Automotive
8 4 (0.92%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (15.94%) .NET
2 61 (14.09%) Web Services
3 33 (7.62%) J2EE
4 23 (5.31%) Middleware
5 22 (5.08%) XML
6 16 (3.70%) REST
7 14 (3.23%) SOAP
7 14 (3.23%) HTML
8 13 (3.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (2.31%) CSS
10 9 (2.08%) Apache Camel
11 8 (1.85%) JSON
11 8 (1.85%) RESTful
11 8 (1.85%) HTML5
12 7 (1.62%) J2SE
12 7 (1.62%) CSS3
12 7 (1.62%) jQuery
13 6 (1.39%) SAP PI
13 6 (1.39%) JMS
14 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.77%) Open Source
3 10 (2.31%) NHS
4 8 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.62%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.39%) User Experience
6 6 (1.39%) FMCG
6 6 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.39%) Kindle
6 6 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.39%) Clustering
6 6 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.15%) EPoS
7 5 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.92%) Replication
9 3 (0.69%) Tandem
9 3 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.93%) Linux
2 37 (8.55%) UNIX
3 32 (7.39%) Windows
4 18 (4.16%) Solaris
5 8 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (1.15%) AIX
7 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.69%) VMS
8 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) GCOS
10 1 (0.23%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.23%) Android
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (21.71%) SOA
3 80 (18.48%) E-Commerce
4 70 (16.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 43 (9.93%) Technical Architecture
6 37 (8.55%) TOGAF
7 35 (8.08%) UML
8 33 (7.62%) Data Management
8 33 (7.62%) Master Data Management
9 32 (7.39%) Data Modelling
10 31 (7.16%) ITIL
11 29 (6.70%) Data Architecture
12 27 (6.24%) CRM
13 25 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (4.62%) Data Analysis
16 16 (3.70%) Service Delivery
16 16 (3.70%) Project Management
16 16 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
17 15 (3.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 59 (13.63%) Java
2 40 (9.24%) SQL
3 36 (8.31%) C#
4 7 (1.62%) Shell Script
4 7 (1.62%) Perl
4 7 (1.62%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.39%) C
6 5 (1.15%) VB.NET
7 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.69%) Python
8 3 (0.69%) C++
8 3 (0.69%) Ruby
9 2 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.23%) VB
10 1 (0.23%) Scala
10 1 (0.23%) Golang
Qualifications
1 13 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.77%) Degree
3 11 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.08%) ISEB
5 8 (1.85%) CCNA
6 7 (1.62%) CCDP
7 3 (0.69%) CISSP
7 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.69%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.69%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.46%) MCSE
8 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CISA
9 1 (0.23%) PMP
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) CCIE
9 1 (0.23%) MCSA
9 1 (0.23%) MCP
9 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.62%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.39%) QA
2 6 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.69%) COBIT
4 2 (0.46%) HL7
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.69%) vSphere
4 3 (0.69%) Docker
5 2 (0.46%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.23%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.62%) Puppet
3 4 (0.92%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.46%) SCCM
4 2 (0.46%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 79 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 74 (17.09%) Oracle
3 34 (7.85%) SAP
4 13 (3.00%) Cisco
5 12 (2.77%) Sitecore
6 11 (2.54%) VMware
7 9 (2.08%) Teradata
7 9 (2.08%) HP
8 8 (1.85%) hybris
8 8 (1.85%) IBM
8 8 (1.85%) webMethods
9 7 (1.62%) Sun
9 7 (1.62%) F5
10 6 (1.39%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.39%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.15%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.15%) KANA
11 5 (1.15%) Adobe
11 5 (1.15%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.92%) ForgeRock
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