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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 30 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 183 130 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.95% 5.46% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 5.86% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 69 84
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£506 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £452 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.55% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.58 £60.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.25 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
2884 2219 2943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.73% 93.27% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1730 1109 1460
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 208 319
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -11 51 £500 +5.82% 7
Essex +3 44 £525 -2.32% 13
Bedfordshire -3 26 £575 +19.79% 8
Cambridgeshire -13 24 £450 -10.00% 17
Norfolk - 23 £400 - 2
Suffolk +9 12 £475 +11.76% 6
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 94 (28.06%) Finance
2 83 (24.78%) Oracle
3 60 (17.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 52 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (14.93%) .NET
6 49 (14.63%) SQL
7 47 (14.03%) SOA
8 44 (13.13%) Microsoft
9 41 (12.24%) Java
10 40 (11.94%) CRM
11 39 (11.64%) SQL Server
12 37 (11.04%) J2EE
12 37 (11.04%) TOGAF
13 36 (10.75%) SharePoint
13 36 (10.75%) E-Commerce
14 35 (10.45%) UNIX
14 35 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
15 34 (10.15%) ITIL
16 32 (9.55%) SAP
17 30 (8.96%) UML
18 29 (8.66%) Linux
19 25 (7.46%) Web Services
19 25 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (7.16%) Windows
20 24 (7.16%) WebLogic
21 23 (6.87%) Solaris
21 23 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
21 23 (6.87%) Zachman Framework
22 22 (6.57%) Retail
22 22 (6.57%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (10.75%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.16%) WebLogic
3 18 (5.37%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.28%) Apache
6 10 (2.99%) CMS
7 9 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.39%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
10 4 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.90%) Node.js
11 3 (0.90%) Lync
11 3 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.60%) SAS
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.60%) SPSS
2 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Windchill
3 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.19%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.60%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.69%) SaaS
2 4 (1.19%) Office 365
3 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.28%) SAN
2 10 (2.99%) Firewall
3 6 (1.79%) Internet
4 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.19%) DNS
4 4 (1.19%) VLAN
5 3 (0.90%) Intranet
5 3 (0.90%) 2G
5 3 (0.90%) VPN
5 3 (0.90%) 3G
5 3 (0.90%) WAN
6 2 (0.60%) DHCP
6 2 (0.60%) HTTP
6 2 (0.60%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.60%) WLAN
6 2 (0.60%) RFID
6 2 (0.60%) 4G
6 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.30%) Wireless
7 1 (0.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (6.27%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.79%) DB2
6 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.49%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.19%) SAP BI
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.90%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.99%) Subversion
3 6 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.79%) ERwin
4 5 (1.49%) Ant
5 2 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.60%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.60%) Maven
6 1 (0.30%) JIRA
6 1 (0.30%) Grunt
6 1 (0.30%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.30%) Jtest
6 1 (0.30%) MSTest
6 1 (0.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.30%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.30%) JUnit
General
1 94 (28.06%) Finance
2 22 (6.57%) Retail
3 12 (3.58%) Local Government
3 12 (3.58%) Banking
3 12 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.79%) Advertising
5 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.19%) Automotive
5 4 (1.19%) Back Office
6 3 (0.90%) Marketing
6 3 (0.90%) Billing
6 3 (0.90%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.60%) Electronics
7 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.93%) .NET
2 37 (11.04%) J2EE
3 25 (7.46%) Web Services
4 22 (6.57%) Middleware
5 18 (5.37%) J2SE
6 15 (4.48%) XML
7 11 (3.28%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.99%) SOAP
9 9 (2.69%) HTML
9 9 (2.69%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.39%) CGI
11 6 (1.79%) Ajax
11 6 (1.79%) WCF
11 6 (1.79%) REST
12 5 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (1.49%) JMS
13 4 (1.19%) WSDL
13 4 (1.19%) XSLT
13 4 (1.19%) CSS
13 4 (1.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.88%) NHS
2 12 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.69%) Open Source
5 8 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.79%) Clustering
7 6 (1.79%) FMCG
7 6 (1.79%) User Experience
8 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.90%) PKI
10 2 (0.60%) Tandem
10 2 (0.60%) Psychology
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.60%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.30%) Social Media
11 1 (0.30%) Replication
11 1 (0.30%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.45%) UNIX
2 29 (8.66%) Linux
3 24 (7.16%) Windows
4 23 (6.87%) Solaris
5 13 (3.88%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.19%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.90%) AIX
11 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.30%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.30%) GCOS
11 1 (0.30%) Android
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (17.91%) Enterprise Architecture
2 52 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (14.03%) SOA
4 40 (11.94%) CRM
5 37 (11.04%) TOGAF
6 36 (10.75%) E-Commerce
7 35 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
8 34 (10.15%) ITIL
9 30 (8.96%) UML
10 25 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (6.87%) Zachman Framework
12 21 (6.27%) OO
13 20 (5.97%) Data Modelling
14 18 (5.37%) Data Security
14 18 (5.37%) Data Management
14 18 (5.37%) Data Architecture
14 18 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (5.37%) Master Data Management
15 17 (5.07%) Multithreading
15 17 (5.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.63%) SQL
2 41 (12.24%) Java
3 19 (5.67%) C#
4 11 (3.28%) Perl
5 7 (2.09%) C
6 6 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.49%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.60%) VBScript
8 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.30%) PHP
9 1 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.30%) VB
9 1 (0.30%) XAML
9 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.30%) Python
9 1 (0.30%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (5.67%) Degree
2 10 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.49%) CCNA
5 5 (1.49%) ISEB
6 4 (1.19%) CCDP
6 4 (1.19%) MCSE
7 3 (0.90%) CISSP
7 3 (0.90%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.60%) CISA
8 2 (0.60%) MCP
8 2 (0.60%) CCA
8 2 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.60%) MCITP
9 1 (0.30%) MCPD
9 1 (0.30%) MCSA
9 1 (0.30%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.90%) QA
1 3 (0.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.49%) XenApp
4 2 (0.60%) XenServer
4 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.30%) KVM
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (1.49%) SCCM
2 3 (0.90%) SCOM
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (0.90%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (24.78%) Oracle
2 44 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 32 (9.55%) SAP
4 14 (4.18%) Sun
5 12 (3.58%) VMware
6 11 (3.28%) Atlassian
6 11 (3.28%) IBM
7 10 (2.99%) Cisco
7 10 (2.99%) Teradata
8 9 (2.69%) Sybase
8 9 (2.69%) Citrix
9 8 (2.39%) TIBCO
10 7 (2.09%) webMethods
10 7 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.79%) F5
11 6 (1.79%) AccuRev
12 5 (1.49%) hybris
12 5 (1.49%) Lagan
12 5 (1.49%) JD Edwards
12 5 (1.49%) HP
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Bedfordshire
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Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
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Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Rate: £70000 - £90000 per day + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 1,000 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £550 to £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Brentwood
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Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Rate: Competitive
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