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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 17 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 227 185 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.53% 5.86% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.06% 6.28% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 95 61
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £52.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-10.79% -5.22%
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
2505 2944 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.10% 93.19% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1642 1101
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 226 247
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £19.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 63 £450 -10.00% 7
Bedfordshire +6 59 £600 +20.00% 9
Suffolk +28 46 £525 +13.51% 8
Cambridgeshire +13 31 £500 +5.26% 8
Essex -17 19 £550 -4.34% 6
Norfolk -1 8 £450 +9.75% 1
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 121 (24.80%) SOA
2 106 (21.72%) E-Commerce
3 103 (21.11%) Microsoft
4 100 (20.49%) .NET
4 100 (20.49%) Oracle
4 100 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (19.47%) SQL Server
6 80 (16.39%) Java
7 75 (15.37%) Finance
8 67 (13.73%) Web Services
9 58 (11.89%) Enterprise Architecture
10 57 (11.68%) C#
10 57 (11.68%) Linux
11 56 (11.48%) SAP
12 55 (11.27%) Windows
13 54 (11.07%) Technical Architecture
14 53 (10.86%) TOGAF
15 44 (9.02%) UML
16 41 (8.40%) Retail
17 40 (8.20%) J2EE
18 38 (7.79%) XML
19 37 (7.58%) SharePoint
20 36 (7.38%) UNIX
21 35 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
22 31 (6.35%) Middleware
23 29 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
23 29 (5.94%) VMware
23 29 (5.94%) SQL
24 26 (5.33%) Data Modelling
25 24 (4.92%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.71%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (3.48%) Documentum
4 12 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.46%) CMS
5 10 (2.05%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.84%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.43%) Mule
9 6 (1.23%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.02%) WildFly
11 4 (0.82%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.82%) IIS
11 4 (0.82%) JBoss
12 2 (0.41%) Apache
12 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.41%) Confluence
12 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Agresso
2 5 (1.02%) Maximo
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.20%) Unica
5 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.17%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.66%) SaaS
3 13 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.64%) PaaS
5 7 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.82%) IaaS
7 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.89%) Firewall
2 10 (2.05%) SAN
3 9 (1.84%) VPN
4 8 (1.64%) WAN
4 8 (1.64%) Internet
5 7 (1.43%) Network Security
6 6 (1.23%) LAN
7 5 (1.02%) FTP
8 4 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.82%) DNS
8 4 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.61%) Wireless
9 3 (0.61%) NAS
9 3 (0.61%) Intranet
10 2 (0.41%) 3G
10 2 (0.41%) LDAP
10 2 (0.41%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.41%) OSPF
10 2 (0.41%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 19 (3.89%) MySQL
4 16 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.66%) Couchbase
6 11 (2.25%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.05%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.02%) Ingres
11 5 (1.02%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.02%) Big Data
11 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.82%) OLAP
13 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 12 (2.46%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.05%) JIRA
2 10 (2.05%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.64%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.23%) Selenium
5 6 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.82%) ERwin
7 3 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.61%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.41%) XMLSpy
8 2 (0.41%) JUnit
8 2 (0.41%) Maven
9 1 (0.20%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.20%) NUnit
9 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.20%) NWDS
9 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 75 (15.37%) Finance
2 41 (8.40%) Retail
3 17 (3.48%) Legal
4 15 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.66%) Banking
6 9 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.64%) Marketing
8 3 (0.61%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.61%) Back Office
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (20.49%) .NET
2 67 (13.73%) Web Services
3 40 (8.20%) J2EE
4 38 (7.79%) XML
5 31 (6.35%) Middleware
6 24 (4.92%) ASP.NET
7 23 (4.71%) REST
8 22 (4.51%) SOAP
9 18 (3.69%) Spring
9 18 (3.69%) WCF
9 18 (3.69%) jQuery
10 16 (3.28%) .NET Framework
11 14 (2.87%) ADO
11 14 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (2.66%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (2.66%) HTML
12 13 (2.66%) JSON
13 10 (2.05%) HTML5
13 10 (2.05%) RESTful
14 9 (1.84%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.51%) Open Source
2 19 (3.89%) Client/Server
3 18 (3.69%) Data Integration
4 12 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.46%) Clustering
5 11 (2.25%) N-Tier
5 11 (2.25%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.25%) Fat Client
6 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.43%) Replication
8 7 (1.43%) PKI
9 6 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.23%) Kindle
10 5 (1.02%) User Experience
10 5 (1.02%) GIS
10 5 (1.02%) EPoS
11 4 (0.82%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.68%) Linux
2 55 (11.27%) Windows
3 36 (7.38%) UNIX
4 19 (3.89%) Solaris
5 7 (1.43%) AIX
6 6 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.61%) VMS
8 3 (0.61%) Android
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) CentOS
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.80%) SOA
2 106 (21.72%) E-Commerce
3 100 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (11.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 54 (11.07%) Technical Architecture
6 53 (10.86%) TOGAF
7 44 (9.02%) UML
8 29 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (5.33%) Data Modelling
10 23 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (4.71%) Migration
11 22 (4.51%) ERP
11 22 (4.51%) Data Architecture
12 21 (4.30%) ETL
13 20 (4.10%) Content Management
14 18 (3.69%) Service Delivery
15 17 (3.48%) Product Management
15 17 (3.48%) Mentoring
16 16 (3.28%) CRM
17 15 (3.07%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 80 (16.39%) Java
2 57 (11.68%) C#
3 29 (5.94%) SQL
4 14 (2.87%) VB
5 5 (1.02%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.02%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.82%) Python
6 4 (0.82%) Perl
6 4 (0.82%) PHP
6 4 (0.82%) Ruby
7 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.61%) C++
7 3 (0.61%) C
8 2 (0.41%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.41%) Scala
8 2 (0.41%) R
8 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.20%) ABAP
9 1 (0.20%) Golang
Qualifications
1 19 (3.89%) Degree
2 14 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.64%) CCDP
6 7 (1.43%) CCNP
7 6 (1.23%) MCPD
8 5 (1.02%) CCNA
9 4 (0.82%) ISEB
9 4 (0.82%) CISSP
10 2 (0.41%) CISM
10 2 (0.41%) ISSAP
10 2 (0.41%) MCP
11 1 (0.20%) MCSE
11 1 (0.20%) CCIE
11 1 (0.20%) PMP
11 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.20%) ACCA
11 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.23%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.82%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) HL7
4 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 10 (2.05%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.82%) vSphere
6 3 (0.61%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.61%) SRDF
6 3 (0.61%) Docker
7 2 (0.41%) vCloud
8 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.84%) SCOM
3 8 (1.64%) Puppet
4 4 (0.82%) OpenAM
4 4 (0.82%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.20%) OpenView
5 1 (0.20%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 103 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 100 (20.49%) Oracle
3 56 (11.48%) SAP
4 29 (5.94%) VMware
5 20 (4.10%) Cisco
6 18 (3.69%) Citrix
7 15 (3.07%) EMC
8 14 (2.87%) TIBCO
8 14 (2.87%) Sitecore
9 11 (2.25%) HP
9 11 (2.25%) IBM
10 9 (1.84%) F5
11 8 (1.64%) hybris
11 8 (1.64%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.64%) Kofax
12 7 (1.43%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.23%) Informatica
14 5 (1.02%) JDA
14 5 (1.02%) Juniper
14 5 (1.02%) Business Objects
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