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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / East of England
Rank 15 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 174 209 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.16% 9.08% 9.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.55% 9.53% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 151 172
Median daily rate £500 £550 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +61.76%

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
2034 2192 2483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.40% 95.22% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1312 1515
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 224 194
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Bedfordshire -1 48 £525 -10.63% 11
Cambridgeshire +15 41 £450 -16.27% 7
Hertfordshire -11 39 £513 -12.76% 6
Essex 0 23 £388 -19.27% 2
Suffolk -11 13 £530 +11.57% 1
Norfolk -7 10 £475 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 92 (28.84%) SOA
2 80 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (23.20%) Enterprise Architecture
4 66 (20.69%) Java
5 56 (17.55%) TOGAF
6 55 (17.24%) .NET
7 54 (16.93%) Microsoft
7 54 (16.93%) Finance
8 50 (15.67%) J2EE
9 49 (15.36%) Web Services
10 47 (14.73%) Oracle
11 43 (13.48%) SQL
11 43 (13.48%) E-Commerce
12 41 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (11.91%) OO
14 37 (11.60%) SQL Server
15 36 (11.29%) Windows
16 34 (10.66%) Adobe
17 33 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
18 32 (10.03%) Linux
18 32 (10.03%) Zachman Framework
19 31 (9.72%) Marketing
20 30 (9.40%) Information Security
21 29 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
22 28 (8.78%) VMware
22 28 (8.78%) Firewall
23 25 (7.84%) Active Directory
23 25 (7.84%) Open Source
24 24 (7.52%) WAN
25 23 (7.21%) Service Management

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 22 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (4.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 9 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.51%) Drupal
6 6 (1.88%) Apache
6 6 (1.88%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.63%) nginx
7 2 (0.63%) Site Server
7 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.39%) Adobe Campaign
2 12 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (2.51%) Magento
4 4 (1.25%) BigMachines
4 4 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.63%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.31%) assyst
7 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.31%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.33%) IaaS
3 15 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.70%) SaaS
4 8 (2.51%) Office 365
5 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.94%) PaaS
7 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.31%) Akamai
8 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.78%) Firewall
2 24 (7.52%) WAN
3 17 (5.33%) Internet
4 14 (4.39%) DNS
4 14 (4.39%) SMS
5 10 (3.13%) LAN
6 9 (2.82%) MPLS
6 9 (2.82%) NetScaler
6 9 (2.82%) Network Security
7 7 (2.19%) VPN
8 6 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.57%) IPv4
9 5 (1.57%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.25%) DHCP
10 4 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (1.25%) IPsec
10 4 (1.25%) SAN
10 4 (1.25%) Wireless
11 3 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.58%) Big Data
3 19 (5.96%) MySQL
4 17 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.51%) DB2
8 8 (2.51%) OLTP
8 8 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.57%) Data Mart
11 5 (1.57%) MS Access
11 5 (1.57%) OLAP
11 5 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.57%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.45%) Ant
2 10 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.82%) Subversion
4 6 (1.88%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.63%) JUnit
6 2 (0.63%) Redmine
6 2 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.31%) ERwin
7 1 (0.31%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.31%) JBehave
7 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.31%) JIRA
7 1 (0.31%) NUnit
7 1 (0.31%) Selenium
7 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 54 (16.93%) Finance
2 31 (9.72%) Marketing
3 18 (5.64%) Legal
4 13 (4.08%) Retail
5 10 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.82%) Billing
7 7 (2.19%) Banking
7 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.25%) Electronics
9 3 (0.94%) Military
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (17.24%) .NET
2 50 (15.67%) J2EE
3 49 (15.36%) Web Services
4 22 (6.90%) Spring
5 20 (6.27%) HTML
6 19 (5.96%) Middleware
7 17 (5.33%) Apache Flex
7 17 (5.33%) ASP.NET
7 17 (5.33%) Hibernate
8 12 (3.76%) JSON
9 11 (3.45%) RESTful
10 10 (3.13%) XML
11 9 (2.82%) Java EE
12 5 (1.57%) SAML
12 5 (1.57%) SOAP
12 5 (1.57%) Visualforce
12 5 (1.57%) WPF
12 5 (1.57%) XSLT
13 4 (1.25%) JMS
13 4 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.27%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.64%) Social Media
3 14 (4.39%) Virtual Team
4 10 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.13%) iPad
4 10 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.82%) Linked Data
6 8 (2.51%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.57%) PKI
8 4 (1.25%) Clustering
9 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.94%) User Experience
9 3 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.29%) Windows
2 32 (10.03%) Linux
3 19 (5.96%) Unix
4 9 (2.82%) Solaris
5 8 (2.51%) AIX
5 8 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.94%) Android
9 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (28.84%) SOA
2 80 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (23.20%) Enterprise Architecture
4 56 (17.55%) TOGAF
5 43 (13.48%) E-Commerce
6 41 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (11.91%) OO
8 33 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
9 32 (10.03%) Zachman Framework
10 30 (9.40%) Information Security
11 25 (7.84%) Open Source
12 23 (7.21%) Digital Marketing
12 23 (7.21%) Service Management
13 22 (6.90%) Migration
14 21 (6.58%) Data Modelling
15 20 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (6.27%) CRM
15 20 (6.27%) High Availability
15 20 (6.27%) Presales
16 19 (5.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 66 (20.69%) Java
2 43 (13.48%) SQL
3 21 (6.58%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.39%) C#
5 13 (4.08%) Python
5 13 (4.08%) Ruby
6 9 (2.82%) C
7 8 (2.51%) PHP
8 6 (1.88%) C++
9 5 (1.57%) Apex Code
9 5 (1.57%) Delphi
10 4 (1.25%) XPath
11 3 (0.94%) Groovy
11 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.63%) Lua
12 2 (0.63%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.63%) Scala
12 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (6.27%) Degree
2 17 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.82%) MCSE
5 9 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.19%) CCIE
7 6 (1.88%) MCITP
8 5 (1.57%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.25%) CISSP
10 3 (0.94%) CCDE
10 3 (0.94%) CCNP
10 3 (0.94%) CCSA
10 3 (0.94%) CISM
10 3 (0.94%) VCAP
10 3 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.63%) CCNA
12 1 (0.31%) CCA
12 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.63%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) FISMA
4 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.31%) HL7
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (2.51%) vSphere
6 6 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.88%) XenApp
7 4 (1.25%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.25%) Docker
7 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (5.64%) SCCM
2 13 (4.08%) Puppet
3 10 (3.13%) Ansible
4 9 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.94%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.94%) OpenView
5 3 (0.94%) Simpana
5 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.94%) WSUS
6 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.63%) SCOM
6 2 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.31%) Netcool
7 1 (0.31%) Packer
7 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.73%) Oracle
3 34 (10.66%) Adobe
4 28 (8.78%) VMware
5 22 (6.90%) SAP
6 20 (6.27%) Cisco
7 18 (5.64%) IBM
8 13 (4.08%) Citrix
9 11 (3.45%) hybris
10 10 (3.13%) HP
11 8 (2.51%) 3PAR
11 8 (2.51%) Forcepoint
12 7 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.57%) Borland
13 5 (1.57%) Embarcadero
13 5 (1.57%) F5
13 5 (1.57%) Palo Alto
13 5 (1.57%) Teradata
14 4 (1.25%) EMC
15 3 (0.94%) Sun
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