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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 21 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 230 96 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.49% 3.97% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.03% 4.26% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 55 98
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£550 £488 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.98 £60.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
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
2864 2255 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.29% 93.22% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1170 1425
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 239 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Bedfordshire +16 54 £600 +4.34% 13
Hertfordshire +1 52 £525 +12.00% 7
Cambridgeshire +5 34 £544 +11.53% 10
Essex -8 34 £488 -7.14% 5
Norfolk - 30 £400 - 2
Suffolk +25 22 £475 +8.57% 2
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 84 (22.89%) Finance
2 82 (22.34%) Oracle
3 75 (20.44%) SOA
4 74 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (18.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 65 (17.71%) Microsoft
7 59 (16.08%) E-Commerce
8 56 (15.26%) .NET
9 46 (12.53%) Java
10 44 (11.99%) SQL
11 42 (11.44%) TOGAF
12 41 (11.17%) SQL Server
12 41 (11.17%) ITIL
13 40 (10.90%) Technical Architecture
14 37 (10.08%) J2EE
15 36 (9.81%) Web Services
15 36 (9.81%) CRM
16 34 (9.26%) SAP
17 33 (8.99%) SharePoint
18 30 (8.17%) Linux
19 29 (7.90%) Data Management
19 29 (7.90%) Master Data Management
20 27 (7.36%) Retail
20 27 (7.36%) UNIX
20 27 (7.36%) UML
20 27 (7.36%) Oracle Database
21 26 (7.08%) Windows
21 26 (7.08%) C#
22 25 (6.81%) Data Modelling
23 24 (6.54%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 33 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 24 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (6.27%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.81%) CMS
5 12 (3.27%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.72%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.45%) Apache
8 8 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.91%) Apache ServiceMix
9 7 (1.91%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.09%) JBoss
11 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.82%) Lync
13 2 (0.54%) Node.js
13 2 (0.54%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.54%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) Windchill
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.09%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.54%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.27%) SAP MRS
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.27%) SaaS
2 7 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.63%) Office 365
4 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.27%) SAN
2 10 (2.72%) Firewall
3 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.09%) VPN
3 4 (1.09%) Intranet
3 4 (1.09%) Internet
4 3 (0.82%) 3G
4 3 (0.82%) DNS
4 3 (0.82%) 2G
4 3 (0.82%) VLAN
5 2 (0.54%) NAS
5 2 (0.54%) 4G
5 2 (0.54%) LAN
5 2 (0.54%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.54%) WAN
5 2 (0.54%) DHCP
5 2 (0.54%) HTTP
6 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.27%) WLAN
6 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.36%) Oracle Database
3 22 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.72%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.36%) SAP BW
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.09%) SAP BI
9 4 (1.09%) DB2
9 4 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.82%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.82%) QlikView
11 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.91%) ERwin
2 7 (1.91%) Subversion
3 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (1.09%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.54%) Selenium
5 2 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.54%) Ant
6 1 (0.27%) JUnit
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
6 1 (0.27%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.27%) Arquillian
General
1 84 (22.89%) Finance
2 27 (7.36%) Retail
3 13 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.27%) Banking
4 12 (3.27%) Local Government
5 5 (1.36%) Marketing
6 4 (1.09%) Automotive
6 4 (1.09%) Legal
6 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.09%) Advertising
7 3 (0.82%) Billing
8 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.54%) Back Office
8 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (15.26%) .NET
2 37 (10.08%) J2EE
3 36 (9.81%) Web Services
4 22 (5.99%) Middleware
5 16 (4.36%) XML
6 13 (3.54%) J2SE
7 12 (3.27%) SOAP
8 11 (3.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (2.72%) HTML
10 8 (2.18%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.91%) Apache Camel
12 6 (1.63%) REST
12 6 (1.63%) CGI
12 6 (1.63%) JMS
13 5 (1.36%) Ajax
13 5 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
14 4 (1.09%) WCF
14 4 (1.09%) jQuery
14 4 (1.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.09%) NHS
2 14 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.91%) User Experience
4 7 (1.91%) FMCG
4 7 (1.91%) Client/Server
4 7 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.63%) Open Source
5 6 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.36%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.36%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.09%) PKI
8 3 (0.82%) Clustering
8 3 (0.82%) Psychology
9 2 (0.54%) Tandem
9 2 (0.54%) CESG
9 2 (0.54%) EPoS
9 2 (0.54%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.17%) Linux
2 27 (7.36%) UNIX
3 26 (7.08%) Windows
4 17 (4.63%) Solaris
5 10 (2.72%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) GCOS
10 1 (0.27%) Android
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.27%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.44%) SOA
2 74 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (18.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 59 (16.08%) E-Commerce
5 42 (11.44%) TOGAF
6 41 (11.17%) ITIL
7 40 (10.90%) Technical Architecture
8 36 (9.81%) CRM
9 29 (7.90%) Data Management
9 29 (7.90%) Master Data Management
10 27 (7.36%) UML
11 25 (6.81%) Data Modelling
12 23 (6.27%) Data Architecture
13 22 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (5.72%) Zachman Framework
15 18 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (4.90%) Service Delivery
16 17 (4.63%) OO
16 17 (4.63%) Data Analysis
17 16 (4.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.53%) Java
2 44 (11.99%) SQL
3 26 (7.08%) C#
4 9 (2.45%) Perl
5 8 (2.18%) C
6 6 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.36%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.27%) C++
10 1 (0.27%) Python
10 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (5.45%) Degree
2 14 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.27%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.91%) CCNA
6 6 (1.63%) CCDP
6 6 (1.63%) ISEB
6 6 (1.63%) CISSP
6 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.36%) MCSE
8 4 (1.09%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.82%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.82%) CISA
9 3 (0.82%) MCITP
10 2 (0.54%) MCP
10 2 (0.54%) MCSA
10 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.27%) PMP
11 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.27%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.91%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.82%) COBIT
2 3 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.82%) XenApp
5 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.27%) KVM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ITS
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) SCOM
1 2 (0.54%) Puppet
1 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (22.34%) Oracle
2 65 (17.71%) Microsoft
3 34 (9.26%) SAP
4 12 (3.27%) Cisco
4 12 (3.27%) VMware
5 11 (3.00%) Sitecore
5 11 (3.00%) Sun
6 10 (2.72%) Teradata
7 9 (2.45%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.18%) webMethods
8 8 (2.18%) Citrix
9 7 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.63%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.63%) AccuRev
10 6 (1.63%) Lagan
10 6 (1.63%) HP
10 6 (1.63%) IBM
10 6 (1.63%) Sybase
10 6 (1.63%) F5
11 5 (1.36%) Adobe
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