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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 10 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 243 152 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.71% 5.74% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.28% 6.17% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 86 62
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£525 £483 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -12.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £635 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £44.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+12.18% -19.77%
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
2364 2465 2076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.48% 93.12% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1370 1071
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 216 222
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +23 75 £475 -7.31% 11
Bedfordshire +10 66 £575 +17.94% 7
Cambridgeshire +22 39 £511 -2.61% 13
Suffolk +24 36 £475 +2.70% 5
Essex -22 17 £575 +21.05% 5
Norfolk -1 10 £475 +21.79% 4
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 139 (27.97%) SOA
2 125 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (24.75%) E-Commerce
4 95 (19.11%) Microsoft
5 92 (18.51%) Oracle
6 90 (18.11%) .NET
7 86 (17.30%) Java
8 75 (15.09%) Web Services
9 66 (13.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 65 (13.08%) SQL Server
11 64 (12.88%) Finance
12 57 (11.47%) SAP
13 54 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
14 53 (10.66%) Linux
15 45 (9.05%) J2EE
16 43 (8.65%) C#
16 43 (8.65%) Retail
17 42 (8.45%) TOGAF
18 37 (7.44%) UML
19 34 (6.84%) Windows
20 32 (6.44%) UNIX
21 30 (6.04%) Data Modelling
21 30 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
21 30 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
22 29 (5.84%) BizTalk Server
22 29 (5.84%) Middleware
22 29 (5.84%) SharePoint
23 27 (5.43%) SQL
24 25 (5.03%) Data Architecture
24 25 (5.03%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 29 (5.84%) BizTalk Server
1 29 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.02%) CMS
3 14 (2.82%) WebLogic
4 12 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.41%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (2.01%) Documentum
7 6 (1.21%) Mule
7 6 (1.21%) Apache ServiceMix
7 6 (1.21%) WildFly
8 5 (1.01%) JBoss
9 4 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.60%) Node.js
10 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.40%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.40%) Apache
11 2 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.80%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.60%) Agresso
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.40%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MRS
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.61%) SaaS
5 7 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.60%) IaaS
6 3 (0.60%) PaaS
6 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.40%) Office 365
8 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.02%) Firewall
2 10 (2.01%) VPN
3 9 (1.81%) SAN
4 8 (1.61%) Internet
4 8 (1.61%) Network Security
5 5 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.80%) DNS
6 4 (0.80%) WAN
6 4 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.60%) NAS
7 3 (0.60%) LAN
8 2 (0.40%) Wireless
8 2 (0.40%) Intranet
8 2 (0.40%) 3G
9 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.20%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 20 (4.02%) MySQL
4 19 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.22%) Couchbase
6 12 (2.41%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.01%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.21%) SAP BW
11 5 (1.01%) Ingres
11 5 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.80%) OLAP
12 4 (0.80%) SAP BI
12 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.80%) Big Data
12 4 (0.80%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.62%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.01%) JIRA
4 7 (1.41%) Selenium
5 5 (1.01%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 5 (1.01%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.60%) Maven
6 3 (0.60%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.60%) ERwin
6 3 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.60%) JUnit
7 2 (0.40%) Ant
7 2 (0.40%) Subversion
7 2 (0.40%) XMLSpy
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.20%) Arquillian
8 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
General
1 64 (12.88%) Finance
2 43 (8.65%) Retail
3 15 (3.02%) Legal
3 15 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.62%) Banking
5 10 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.01%) Marketing
6 4 (0.80%) Back Office
7 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.40%) Electronics
8 2 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (18.11%) .NET
2 75 (15.09%) Web Services
3 45 (9.05%) J2EE
4 29 (5.84%) Middleware
5 25 (5.03%) XML
6 20 (4.02%) ASP.NET
7 19 (3.82%) HTML
8 18 (3.62%) Spring
8 18 (3.62%) REST
9 17 (3.42%) jQuery
9 17 (3.42%) SOAP
10 14 (2.82%) JSON
11 13 (2.62%) WCF
11 13 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (2.21%) RESTful
12 11 (2.21%) HTML5
12 11 (2.21%) JMS
12 11 (2.21%) CSS
13 10 (2.01%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (1.61%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.43%) Open Source
2 11 (2.21%) Fat Client
2 11 (2.21%) Thin Client
2 11 (2.21%) User Experience
2 11 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.01%) Client/Server
3 10 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.81%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.61%) Clustering
6 7 (1.41%) Replication
7 6 (1.21%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.21%) Kindle
7 6 (1.21%) PKI
8 5 (1.01%) EPoS
8 5 (1.01%) NHS
9 4 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.80%) FMCG
9 4 (0.80%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.80%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.66%) Linux
2 34 (6.84%) Windows
3 32 (6.44%) UNIX
4 18 (3.62%) Solaris
5 7 (1.41%) AIX
6 6 (1.21%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.60%) VMS
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) Android
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (27.97%) SOA
2 125 (25.15%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (24.75%) E-Commerce
4 66 (13.28%) Enterprise Architecture
5 54 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
6 42 (8.45%) TOGAF
7 37 (7.44%) UML
8 30 (6.04%) Data Modelling
8 30 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (5.03%) Data Architecture
10 23 (4.63%) CRM
11 22 (4.43%) Data Management
12 19 (3.82%) Migration
12 19 (3.82%) Master Data Management
13 18 (3.62%) EAI
14 17 (3.42%) MVC
14 17 (3.42%) Mentoring
15 16 (3.22%) Logical Data Model
15 16 (3.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 86 (17.30%) Java
2 43 (8.65%) C#
3 27 (5.43%) SQL
4 6 (1.21%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.21%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.80%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.80%) C
5 4 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.80%) Perl
5 4 (0.80%) Python
5 4 (0.80%) Ruby
6 3 (0.60%) PHP
6 3 (0.60%) C++
7 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
7 2 (0.40%) R
7 2 (0.40%) Scala
8 1 (0.20%) Golang
8 1 (0.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 19 (3.82%) Degree
2 16 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.81%) CCDP
6 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.61%) ISEB
7 6 (1.21%) CCNP
7 6 (1.21%) CCNA
8 4 (0.80%) CISSP
8 4 (0.80%) MCPD
9 3 (0.60%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.60%) VCP4
10 2 (0.40%) MCSE
10 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.20%) MCITP
11 1 (0.20%) MCTS
11 1 (0.20%) ACCA
11 1 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.21%) ISO 9001
1 6 (1.21%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.80%) QA
3 3 (0.60%) COBIT
4 2 (0.40%) HL7
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 12 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.80%) vSphere
5 3 (0.60%) Docker
5 3 (0.60%) SRDF
5 3 (0.60%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.60%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.20%) HDFS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP ITS
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.41%) SCOM
2 7 (1.41%) Puppet
3 4 (0.80%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.40%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.20%) OpenView
Vendors
1 95 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 92 (18.51%) Oracle
3 57 (11.47%) SAP
4 21 (4.23%) VMware
5 18 (3.62%) Cisco
6 17 (3.42%) TIBCO
7 15 (3.02%) Sitecore
8 9 (1.81%) Citrix
9 8 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.61%) HP
9 8 (1.61%) IBM
9 8 (1.61%) hybris
9 8 (1.61%) F5
10 6 (1.21%) Adobe
10 6 (1.21%) EMC
10 6 (1.21%) Informatica
10 6 (1.21%) webMethods
10 6 (1.21%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.01%) KANA
11 5 (1.01%) Juniper
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