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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 30 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 171 148 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.53% 4.84% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 5.21% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 93 70
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £48.50 £40.33 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% -32.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £66.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +83.33%
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
2912 2842 2239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.12% 92.88% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1775 1664 1125
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 238 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Cambridgeshire +10 54 £500 +17.64% 6
Essex -7 38 £450 -2.70% 3
Hertfordshire -19 27 £490 +0.51% 5
Suffolk +28 24 £500 +25.00% 2
Bedfordshire +7 17 £550 -2.22% 3
Norfolk -5 10 £465 +3.33% 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 96 (24.87%) SOA
2 78 (20.21%) .NET
2 78 (20.21%) SQL Server
3 70 (18.13%) Oracle
4 67 (17.36%) Microsoft
5 60 (15.54%) Windows
5 60 (15.54%) Finance
6 59 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (14.77%) Java
8 55 (14.25%) TOGAF
9 48 (12.44%) UML
10 47 (12.18%) C#
11 45 (11.66%) SAP
12 40 (10.36%) VMware
12 40 (10.36%) Technical Architecture
13 36 (9.33%) Enterprise Architecture
13 36 (9.33%) Web Services
14 35 (9.07%) Linux
14 35 (9.07%) Middleware
15 34 (8.81%) SharePoint
15 34 (8.81%) E-Commerce
16 31 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
17 30 (7.77%) Citrix
18 29 (7.51%) Data Modelling
18 29 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
19 28 (7.25%) Retail
19 28 (7.25%) REST
20 27 (6.99%) UNIX
21 26 (6.74%) XML
21 26 (6.74%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 34 (8.81%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.11%) Documentum
3 12 (3.11%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.85%) SAS
5 10 (2.59%) CMS
6 6 (1.55%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.30%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.30%) WildFly
8 4 (1.04%) Mule
8 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.04%) IIS
8 4 (1.04%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.78%) Apache
9 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.85%) Maximo
2 10 (2.59%) Agresso
3 5 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.37%) SaaS
4 10 (2.59%) PaaS
5 7 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
7 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.26%) Office 365
8 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.15%) Firewall
2 10 (2.59%) FTP
3 8 (2.07%) WAN
4 7 (1.81%) LAN
4 7 (1.81%) Wireless
4 7 (1.81%) Network Security
5 6 (1.55%) VPN
5 6 (1.55%) SAN
6 5 (1.30%) LDAP
6 5 (1.30%) HTTP
6 5 (1.30%) NAS
6 5 (1.30%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.04%) NGN
7 4 (1.04%) Internet
7 4 (1.04%) Broadband
7 4 (1.04%) WLAN
8 3 (0.78%) IPv6
8 3 (0.78%) SSL
8 3 (0.78%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.70%) Oracle Database
3 17 (4.40%) MySQL
4 16 (4.15%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.63%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.37%) SAP HANA
7 11 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.85%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.81%) Big Data
10 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.30%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.30%) Ingres
11 4 (1.04%) OLAP
11 4 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (4.66%) Jenkins
2 15 (3.89%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.59%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.33%) ERwin
5 8 (2.07%) Subversion
6 4 (1.04%) JIRA
6 4 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.04%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.78%) Maven
8 2 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.52%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.26%) NWDS
9 1 (0.26%) Ant
9 1 (0.26%) Toad
9 1 (0.26%) ANTLR
General
1 60 (15.54%) Finance
2 28 (7.25%) Retail
3 12 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.59%) Legal
5 9 (2.33%) Marketing
6 8 (2.07%) Banking
7 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.52%) Military
8 2 (0.52%) Automotive
8 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (20.21%) .NET
2 36 (9.33%) Web Services
3 35 (9.07%) Middleware
4 28 (7.25%) REST
5 26 (6.74%) XML
5 26 (6.74%) J2EE
6 25 (6.48%) SOAP
7 22 (5.70%) .NET Framework
8 15 (3.89%) WCF
8 15 (3.89%) jQuery
8 15 (3.89%) ADO
9 12 (3.11%) ASP.NET
10 11 (2.85%) HTML
10 11 (2.85%) RESTful
11 9 (2.33%) HTML5
11 9 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (2.33%) JMS
12 8 (2.07%) JSON
13 7 (1.81%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.44%) Client/Server
2 20 (5.18%) Data Integration
3 14 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.11%) N-Tier
5 10 (2.59%) GIS
5 10 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.33%) PKI
7 7 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.81%) Clustering
8 5 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.30%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.30%) User Experience
9 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.78%) MPEG
11 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.52%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.54%) Windows
2 35 (9.07%) Linux
3 27 (6.99%) UNIX
4 10 (2.59%) Solaris
5 9 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.07%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (24.87%) SOA
2 59 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (14.25%) TOGAF
4 48 (12.44%) UML
5 40 (10.36%) Technical Architecture
6 36 (9.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 34 (8.81%) E-Commerce
8 29 (7.51%) Data Modelling
8 29 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (5.96%) Zachman Framework
9 23 (5.96%) Analytics
10 22 (5.70%) CRM
11 21 (5.44%) ETL
12 20 (5.18%) Migration
12 20 (5.18%) Data Architecture
13 18 (4.66%) Service Delivery
13 18 (4.66%) TDD
13 18 (4.66%) Content Management
14 17 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (4.15%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 57 (14.77%) Java
2 47 (12.18%) C#
3 17 (4.40%) SQL
3 17 (4.40%) VB
4 11 (2.85%) C++
5 10 (2.59%) Python
6 9 (2.33%) C
6 9 (2.33%) PHP
7 4 (1.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.78%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.78%) Ruby
9 2 (0.52%) Scala
9 2 (0.52%) ABAP
10 1 (0.26%) R
10 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (5.70%) Degree
1 22 (5.70%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.07%) MCPD
4 7 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.81%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.81%) CCNP
4 7 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.04%) CCDP
6 3 (0.78%) CISSP
6 3 (0.78%) MCSE
7 2 (0.52%) MCP
7 2 (0.52%) CISM
7 2 (0.52%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ACCA
8 1 (0.26%) CCA
8 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (0.78%) QA
1 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.26%) COBIT
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (4.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.89%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.04%) Docker
6 2 (0.52%) XenApp
6 2 (0.52%) vCloud
7 1 (0.26%) XenServer
7 1 (0.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.26%) HDFS
7 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.59%) Puppet
1 10 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.07%) SCCM
3 5 (1.30%) SCOM
4 4 (1.04%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.26%) Ansible
5 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.26%) OpenView
5 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 70 (18.13%) Oracle
2 67 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 45 (11.66%) SAP
4 40 (10.36%) VMware
5 30 (7.77%) Citrix
6 22 (5.70%) Cisco
7 16 (4.15%) IBM
8 14 (3.63%) Sitecore
9 12 (3.11%) EMC
10 11 (2.85%) F5
11 10 (2.59%) HP
11 10 (2.59%) JDA
11 10 (2.59%) ESRI
12 9 (2.33%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.33%) Kofax
12 9 (2.33%) WSO2
13 6 (1.55%) NetApp
13 6 (1.55%) Juniper
13 6 (1.55%) Adobe
14 5 (1.30%) TIBCO
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