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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 26 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 190 107 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.90% 4.64% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 4.96% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 61 88
Average daily rate £500 £500 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2996 2156 2919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.01% 93.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1104 1408
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 247 303
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -29.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex +25 59 £588 +40.29% 2
Hertfordshire 0 52 £500 -9.09% 13
Bedfordshire +1 42 £500 - 15
Cambridgeshire -12 21 £475 -13.63% 11
Norfolk +9 12 £410 +1.23%
Suffolk -9 4 £463 +2.77%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 83 (28.42%) .NET
2 67 (22.95%) Finance
3 63 (21.58%) Oracle
4 53 (18.15%) Java
5 50 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (16.78%) SOA
7 47 (16.10%) E-Commerce
8 43 (14.73%) Enterprise Architecture
9 41 (14.04%) TOGAF
10 40 (13.70%) SQL Server
11 39 (13.36%) Microsoft
11 39 (13.36%) Technical Architecture
12 36 (12.33%) UML
12 36 (12.33%) Retail
13 35 (11.99%) SQL
14 34 (11.64%) Web Services
15 31 (10.62%) C#
15 31 (10.62%) UNIX
16 28 (9.59%) Migration
17 26 (8.90%) J2EE
18 24 (8.22%) Windows
18 24 (8.22%) TDD
19 23 (7.88%) VMware
20 22 (7.53%) OO
21 20 (6.85%) Solaris
22 19 (6.51%) Linux
22 19 (6.51%) WebLogic
22 19 (6.51%) Cisco
23 18 (6.16%) N-Tier
23 18 (6.16%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (6.51%) WebLogic
2 16 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.40%) CMS
6 7 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (1.71%) Mule
8 4 (1.37%) IIS
9 3 (1.03%) Apache
9 3 (1.03%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.03%) Drupal
10 2 (0.68%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.68%) Node.js
10 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.68%) SAP EP
10 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.08%) Internet
1 9 (3.08%) Firewall
2 8 (2.74%) SAN
2 8 (2.74%) NetScaler
3 6 (2.05%) NFC
4 5 (1.71%) Network Security
5 4 (1.37%) VLAN
6 3 (1.03%) RFID
6 3 (1.03%) WAN
6 3 (1.03%) NAS
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.68%) LAN
8 1 (0.34%) VoIP
8 1 (0.34%) WLAN
8 1 (0.34%) DMZ
8 1 (0.34%) Intranet
8 1 (0.34%) HTTP
8 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.34%) VPN
8 1 (0.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.74%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (2.74%) MySQL
3 8 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.40%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.05%) DB2
6 5 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.37%) EDRMS
7 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.03%) DTS
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.68%) Ingres
9 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (3.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.40%) Ant
2 7 (2.40%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.05%) Subversion
4 5 (1.71%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.03%) Maven
6 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.68%) JUnit
7 2 (0.68%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.34%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.34%) ERwin
8 1 (0.34%) JIRA
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.34%) Jtest
8 1 (0.34%) SAP CE
General
1 67 (22.95%) Finance
2 36 (12.33%) Retail
3 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.37%) Advertising
4 4 (1.37%) Banking
5 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.68%) Local Government
5 2 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (28.42%) .NET
2 34 (11.64%) Web Services
3 26 (8.90%) J2EE
4 18 (6.16%) ASP.NET
5 14 (4.79%) XML
6 10 (3.42%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.08%) JSON
7 9 (3.08%) J2SE
8 7 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.05%) WSDL
9 6 (2.05%) WCF
9 6 (2.05%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (2.05%) Qt
10 5 (1.71%) CGI
10 5 (1.71%) HTML
10 5 (1.71%) XSLT
10 5 (1.71%) MEAP
11 4 (1.37%) SOAP
11 4 (1.37%) XSD
11 4 (1.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.16%) N-Tier
2 11 (3.77%) Clustering
2 11 (3.77%) Open Source
2 11 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.40%) Data Integration
5 6 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.05%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.71%) Taxonomies
6 5 (1.71%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.03%) W3C
8 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.34%) DataPower
9 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.34%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.34%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.34%) New Media
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.62%) UNIX
2 24 (8.22%) Windows
3 20 (6.85%) Solaris
4 19 (6.51%) Linux
5 13 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.42%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (2.74%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.40%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.05%) bada
10 5 (1.71%) Android
11 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) zOS
13 1 (0.34%) AIX
13 1 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (16.78%) SOA
3 47 (16.10%) E-Commerce
4 43 (14.73%) Enterprise Architecture
5 41 (14.04%) TOGAF
6 39 (13.36%) Technical Architecture
7 36 (12.33%) UML
8 28 (9.59%) Migration
9 24 (8.22%) TDD
10 22 (7.53%) OO
11 18 (6.16%) Scrum
11 18 (6.16%) Waterfall
12 16 (5.48%) Data Modelling
12 16 (5.48%) Zachman Framework
13 14 (4.79%) MVC
14 12 (4.11%) Multithreading
15 11 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (3.42%) CRM
16 10 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (3.08%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.15%) Java
2 35 (11.99%) SQL
3 31 (10.62%) C#
4 7 (2.40%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.71%) VBScript
5 5 (1.71%) Python
5 5 (1.71%) Perl
6 4 (1.37%) PHP
6 4 (1.37%) C
7 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.03%) Scala
7 3 (1.03%) Groovy
8 2 (0.68%) Ruby
8 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.34%) Lisp
9 1 (0.34%) VB6
9 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (5.14%) Degree
2 9 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.40%) CCA
3 7 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (2.40%) CCNA
4 6 (2.05%) CCDP
4 6 (2.05%) MCSE
4 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.05%) MCTS
4 6 (2.05%) CCNP
4 6 (2.05%) CCAA
5 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.68%) CCIE
7 1 (0.34%) MBA
7 1 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.42%) Active Directory
1 10 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.08%) XenApp
3 5 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.34%) Xen
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.34%) XenServer
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.08%) SCCM
2 8 (2.74%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.05%) Puppet
5 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.34%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.34%) WSUS
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 63 (21.58%) Oracle
2 39 (13.36%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.88%) VMware
4 19 (6.51%) Cisco
5 16 (5.48%) SAP
6 15 (5.14%) IBM
7 12 (4.11%) Sun
8 11 (3.77%) webMethods
9 10 (3.42%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.42%) Citrix
9 10 (3.42%) HP
10 9 (3.08%) Juniper
10 9 (3.08%) Sybase
10 9 (3.08%) Splunk
11 8 (2.74%) TIBCO
12 7 (2.40%) NetApp
12 7 (2.40%) AccuRev
12 7 (2.40%) hybris
13 6 (2.05%) F5
13 6 (2.05%) Business Objects
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