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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 33 21 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 167 158 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.28% 6.64% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.64% 7.06% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 75 73
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £621 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.58 £60.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -24.32%
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
2962 2239 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.62% 94.04% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1769 1114 1472
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 208 332
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.20 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -13 48 £500 - 4
Essex 0 47 £463 -13.95% 11
Cambridgeshire -15 29 £425 -17.47% 12
Bedfordshire -16 17 £550 +27.90% 6
Norfolk - 17 £400 - 3
Suffolk -11 6 £475 +11.76% 7
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 100 (31.55%) Finance
2 85 (26.81%) Oracle
3 56 (17.67%) .NET
4 55 (17.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 53 (16.72%) SQL
6 40 (12.62%) UNIX
6 40 (12.62%) Technical Architecture
6 40 (12.62%) TOGAF
7 39 (12.30%) Java
8 38 (11.99%) SQL Server
8 38 (11.99%) SharePoint
9 37 (11.67%) J2EE
10 36 (11.36%) CRM
10 36 (11.36%) Microsoft
11 35 (11.04%) SOA
12 32 (10.09%) UML
13 30 (9.46%) Linux
13 30 (9.46%) E-Commerce
14 29 (9.15%) SAP
15 28 (8.83%) Solaris
15 28 (8.83%) ITIL
16 25 (7.89%) Windows
17 24 (7.57%) WebLogic
18 23 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (7.26%) Retail
19 22 (6.94%) Zachman Framework
19 22 (6.94%) Middleware
20 21 (6.62%) Data Security
20 21 (6.62%) Web Services
20 21 (6.62%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (11.99%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.57%) WebLogic
3 15 (4.73%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.42%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (3.15%) Apache
6 8 (2.52%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.89%) CMS
9 4 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.26%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.95%) Lync
10 3 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.63%) SAS
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.63%) SPSS
3 1 (0.32%) Windchill
3 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.52%) SaaS
2 6 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.58%) Office 365
4 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.79%) SAN
2 10 (3.15%) Firewall
3 6 (1.89%) Internet
4 4 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.26%) DNS
4 4 (1.26%) Intranet
4 4 (1.26%) VLAN
5 3 (0.95%) 2G
5 3 (0.95%) VPN
5 3 (0.95%) 3G
5 3 (0.95%) WAN
6 2 (0.63%) DHCP
6 2 (0.63%) HTTP
6 2 (0.63%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.63%) WLAN
6 2 (0.63%) RFID
6 2 (0.63%) NAS
6 2 (0.63%) 4G
6 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (2.21%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.21%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.58%) DB2
7 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.63%) MySQL
10 2 (0.63%) QlikView
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.32%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 12 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.15%) Subversion
3 7 (2.21%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.89%) ERwin
5 4 (1.26%) Ant
6 2 (0.63%) Maven
6 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.32%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.32%) JIRA
7 1 (0.32%) JUnit
7 1 (0.32%) Jtest
7 1 (0.32%) MSTest
7 1 (0.32%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.32%) Grunt
7 1 (0.32%) Yeoman
General
1 100 (31.55%) Finance
2 23 (7.26%) Retail
3 11 (3.47%) Local Government
4 10 (3.15%) Banking
4 10 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.58%) Advertising
6 4 (1.26%) Automotive
6 4 (1.26%) Back Office
7 3 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.95%) Marketing
7 3 (0.95%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (17.67%) .NET
2 37 (11.67%) J2EE
3 22 (6.94%) Middleware
4 21 (6.62%) Web Services
5 18 (5.68%) J2SE
6 16 (5.05%) XML
7 12 (3.79%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.84%) SOAP
9 8 (2.52%) HTML
9 8 (2.52%) CGI
9 8 (2.52%) WCF
10 7 (2.21%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.89%) WSDL
11 6 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (1.58%) XSLT
12 5 (1.58%) REST
13 4 (1.26%) Ajax
13 4 (1.26%) Apache Camel
14 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (3.15%) NHS
3 9 (2.84%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.84%) Open Source
4 7 (2.21%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.89%) Clustering
6 5 (1.58%) FMCG
6 5 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.95%) PKI
7 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.32%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.32%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.32%) iSeries
9 1 (0.32%) RMADS
9 1 (0.32%) EMV
9 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.62%) UNIX
2 30 (9.46%) Linux
3 28 (8.83%) Solaris
4 25 (7.89%) Windows
5 13 (4.10%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.89%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.58%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.26%) AIX
11 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.32%) HPUX
12 1 (0.32%) GCOS
12 1 (0.32%) Android
12 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.32%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (17.35%) Enterprise Architecture
2 40 (12.62%) Technical Architecture
2 40 (12.62%) TOGAF
3 36 (11.36%) CRM
4 35 (11.04%) SOA
5 32 (10.09%) UML
6 30 (9.46%) E-Commerce
7 28 (8.83%) ITIL
8 23 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (6.94%) Zachman Framework
10 21 (6.62%) OO
10 21 (6.62%) Data Security
10 21 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (5.68%) Migration
13 17 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (5.36%) Multithreading
14 15 (4.73%) Data Modelling
15 14 (4.42%) Data Architecture
15 14 (4.42%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.72%) SQL
2 39 (12.30%) Java
3 18 (5.68%) C#
4 11 (3.47%) Perl
5 7 (2.21%) C
6 5 (1.58%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.58%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.95%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.63%) PHP
8 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.63%) VBScript
9 1 (0.32%) VB
9 1 (0.32%) C++
9 1 (0.32%) XAML
9 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.32%) Python
9 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (5.36%) Degree
2 10 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.26%) MCSE
5 4 (1.26%) CCNA
5 4 (1.26%) CCDP
6 3 (0.95%) CISSP
7 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.63%) MCITP
7 2 (0.63%) ISEB
7 2 (0.63%) CCA
7 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.63%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.63%) CISA
8 1 (0.32%) CISM
8 1 (0.32%) MBA
8 1 (0.32%) GIAC
8 1 (0.32%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.58%) XenApp
4 2 (0.63%) XenServer
4 2 (0.63%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.32%) KVM
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (2.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (2.21%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.89%) SCCM
3 3 (0.95%) SCOM
4 2 (0.63%) Puppet
5 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 85 (26.81%) Oracle
2 36 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.15%) SAP
4 16 (5.05%) IBM
5 14 (4.42%) Sun
6 13 (4.10%) VMware
7 11 (3.47%) Atlassian
7 11 (3.47%) Cisco
8 10 (3.15%) Sybase
8 10 (3.15%) Teradata
9 9 (2.84%) Citrix
9 9 (2.84%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.52%) webMethods
11 7 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.21%) AccuRev
11 7 (2.21%) F5
12 6 (1.89%) HP
13 5 (1.58%) TIBCO
13 5 (1.58%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.58%) hybris
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