The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 21 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 173 172 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.81% 5.48% 5.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.13% 5.74% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 118 119
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £490
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £42.65 £48.50 £41.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% +16.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £48.50 £30.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £48.50 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £66.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -9.84%
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
2428 2995 3012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.55% 95.41% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1416 1773 1795
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 258 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.18 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +23 47 £500 -4.76% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 41 £483 -3.50% 6
Bedfordshire +13 35 £588 +3.07% 7
Essex -2 22 £350 -22.22% 1
Norfolk +7 17 £425 -7.10% 1
Suffolk -5 10 £575 +17.94% 3
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 86 (22.40%) Java
2 80 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 76 (19.79%) SOA
4 73 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (16.15%) Finance
6 61 (15.89%) Oracle
7 58 (15.10%) Windows
8 54 (14.06%) SaaS
9 53 (13.80%) VMware
10 49 (12.76%) SQL
11 44 (11.46%) Unix
12 42 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 41 (10.68%) SQL Server
13 41 (10.68%) Active Directory
13 41 (10.68%) Enterprise Architecture
14 40 (10.42%) SAP
15 39 (10.16%) IaaS
16 38 (9.90%) Data Centre
17 37 (9.64%) Data Modelling
17 37 (9.64%) Linux
17 37 (9.64%) IBM
17 37 (9.64%) TOGAF
18 36 (9.38%) J2EE
18 36 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 35 (9.11%) Migration
20 33 (8.59%) CRM
21 32 (8.33%) .NET
21 32 (8.33%) Data Management
22 31 (8.07%) Firewall
22 31 (8.07%) E-Commerce

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.13%) IIS
2 12 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.86%) Apache
3 11 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.08%) SAS
5 7 (1.82%) Drupal
5 7 (1.82%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (1.56%) Confluence
7 4 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.04%) CMS
7 4 (1.04%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.04%) JBoss
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.82%) Magento
3 6 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (1.30%) BigMachines
4 5 (1.30%) Maximo
4 5 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.30%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.52%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle iSupplier
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 54 (14.06%) SaaS
2 39 (10.16%) IaaS
3 31 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (7.81%) PaaS
5 25 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (2.86%) Office 365
7 6 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.56%) Force.com
8 4 (1.04%) Heroku
8 4 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.07%) Firewall
2 26 (6.77%) WAN
3 21 (5.47%) LAN
4 16 (4.17%) SAN
5 11 (2.86%) LDAP
6 10 (2.60%) NAS
7 8 (2.08%) SMS
8 7 (1.82%) HTTP
8 7 (1.82%) MPLS
9 6 (1.56%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (1.30%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.30%) SSL
10 5 (1.30%) VLAN
11 4 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.04%) Intranet
11 4 (1.04%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.43%) Big Data
3 17 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (3.91%) IBM InfoSphere
5 14 (3.65%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.34%) MySQL
7 9 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.82%) DB2
9 7 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.82%) SAP HANA
10 6 (1.56%) Data Mart
10 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.30%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.08%) Ant
1 8 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.08%) Subversion
2 6 (1.56%) JIRA
3 5 (1.30%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.30%) Gradle
3 5 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.30%) Maven
4 3 (0.78%) ERwin
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.26%) FishEye
5 1 (0.26%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 62 (16.15%) Finance
2 25 (6.51%) Marketing
3 22 (5.73%) Retail
4 12 (3.13%) Legal
5 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.08%) Banking
7 6 (1.56%) General Ledger
7 6 (1.56%) Military
8 5 (1.30%) Advertising
8 5 (1.30%) Billing
9 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Front Office
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.38%) J2EE
2 32 (8.33%) .NET
3 30 (7.81%) Web Services
4 27 (7.03%) Middleware
5 21 (5.47%) SOAP
6 15 (3.91%) REST
7 14 (3.65%) Java EE
7 14 (3.65%) RESTful
7 14 (3.65%) XML
8 9 (2.34%) SAML
9 6 (1.56%) WCF
10 5 (1.30%) OAuth
10 5 (1.30%) Visualforce
11 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.04%) COM
11 4 (1.04%) SPNEGO
11 4 (1.04%) Spring
12 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.78%) JSF
12 3 (0.78%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.13%) Social Media
5 10 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.60%) NHS
6 9 (2.34%) Data Integration
7 8 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.08%) PKI
7 8 (2.08%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.82%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.56%) Clustering
10 4 (1.04%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.04%) Linked Data
10 4 (1.04%) User Experience
11 2 (0.52%) iPad
11 2 (0.52%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.10%) Windows
2 44 (11.46%) Unix
3 37 (9.64%) Linux
4 23 (5.99%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.13%) Solaris
5 12 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.34%) Android
8 8 (2.08%) AIX
8 8 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.26%) HPUX
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.79%) SOA
2 73 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (10.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 37 (9.64%) Data Modelling
5 37 (9.64%) TOGAF
6 35 (9.11%) Migration
7 33 (8.59%) CRM
8 32 (8.33%) Data Management
9 31 (8.07%) E-Commerce
10 26 (6.77%) Master Data Management
10 26 (6.77%) Mentoring
10 26 (6.77%) SDLC
11 24 (6.25%) Presales
11 24 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
12 23 (5.99%) ETL
13 21 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (5.21%) Data Analysis
14 20 (5.21%) Information Security
14 20 (5.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 86 (22.40%) Java
2 49 (12.76%) SQL
3 26 (6.77%) Shell Script
4 24 (6.25%) C#
5 17 (4.43%) Python
6 8 (2.08%) C++
7 7 (1.82%) PHP
7 7 (1.82%) Ruby
8 5 (1.30%) Apex Code
8 5 (1.30%) C
8 5 (1.30%) SOQL
9 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.52%) Scala
10 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.86%) Degree
3 10 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.82%) CISSP
6 6 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.56%) MCSE
6 6 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.30%) CCIE
7 5 (1.30%) MCITP
8 3 (0.78%) CLAS
9 2 (0.52%) CCDE
9 2 (0.52%) CISM
9 2 (0.52%) ISEB
9 2 (0.52%) VCAP
9 2 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.26%) CCNA
10 1 (0.26%) CCNP
10 1 (0.26%) CISA
10 1 (0.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.08%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.30%) QA
5 2 (0.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) FISMA
6 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 36 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.91%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.56%) vSphere
5 5 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.04%) XenApp
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.52%) Snort
7 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (4.43%) SCCM
2 10 (2.60%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (1.82%) Ansible
3 7 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.82%) Puppet
4 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.04%) SCOM
6 3 (0.78%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.52%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.52%) OpenView
7 2 (0.52%) Simpana
7 2 (0.52%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.52%) WSUS
8 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 80 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 61 (15.89%) Oracle
3 53 (13.80%) VMware
4 40 (10.42%) SAP
5 37 (9.64%) IBM
6 25 (6.51%) Cisco
7 23 (5.99%) HP
8 17 (4.43%) Citrix
8 17 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.60%) Adobe
10 9 (2.34%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.34%) hybris
11 7 (1.82%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.56%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.56%) EMC
12 6 (1.56%) NetApp
12 6 (1.56%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.30%) Siebel
14 4 (1.04%) Lotus
14 4 (1.04%) SunGard
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