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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 26 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 169 154 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.22% 5.30% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 5.75% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 82 54
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
2535 2676 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.27% 92.15% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1438 1487 1071
Average daily rate £375 £373 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 223 245
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -22.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £39.50 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -8 47 £463 -2.63% 6
Suffolk - 36 £525 - 4
Bedfordshire +3 34 £569 +3.40% 8
Essex -5 28 £563 -6.25% 9
Cambridgeshire -12 18 £506 +15.71% 15
Norfolk +3 5 £450 -7.21% 1
East Anglia - 1 £400 -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 124 (29.88%) SOA
2 91 (21.93%) Oracle
2 91 (21.93%) .NET
3 90 (21.69%) SQL Server
4 86 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (20.48%) Microsoft
6 77 (18.55%) E-Commerce
7 65 (15.66%) Java
8 63 (15.18%) Finance
9 58 (13.98%) TOGAF
10 56 (13.49%) Windows
11 51 (12.29%) C#
12 50 (12.05%) SAP
13 49 (11.81%) Technical Architecture
14 47 (11.33%) Web Services
14 47 (11.33%) Linux
15 44 (10.60%) Enterprise Architecture
16 41 (9.88%) UML
17 37 (8.92%) J2EE
18 35 (8.43%) Middleware
19 33 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
20 32 (7.71%) SharePoint
21 31 (7.47%) VMware
22 29 (6.99%) XML
23 28 (6.75%) UNIX
23 28 (6.75%) Retail
24 27 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
25 26 (6.27%) REST
26 24 (5.78%) ETL
26 24 (5.78%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (7.71%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.78%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (4.10%) Documentum
4 12 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.69%) CMS
6 7 (1.69%) Mule
7 5 (1.20%) IIS
7 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.20%) WildFly
8 4 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.48%) Drupal
10 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.48%) Confluence
10 2 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
Applications
1 17 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.41%) Agresso
2 9 (2.17%) Maximo
3 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.41%) PaaS
5 9 (2.17%) SaaS
6 3 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.48%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Office 365
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.58%) Firewall
2 9 (2.17%) Internet
3 8 (1.93%) Network Security
3 8 (1.93%) FTP
3 8 (1.93%) VPN
4 7 (1.69%) WAN
5 6 (1.45%) SAN
6 5 (1.20%) LAN
7 4 (0.96%) LDAP
8 3 (0.72%) IPv6
8 3 (0.72%) SSL
8 3 (0.72%) NAS
8 3 (0.72%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.48%) IPv4
9 2 (0.48%) HTTP
9 2 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.48%) DNS
9 2 (0.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.30%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 13 (3.13%) Couchbase
5 11 (2.65%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.17%) MySQL
6 9 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.45%) Big Data
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.20%) Ingres
8 5 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.96%) OLAP
10 3 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.69%) ERwin
5 6 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.96%) Subversion
7 3 (0.72%) Maven
8 2 (0.48%) JIRA
8 2 (0.48%) Selenium
8 2 (0.48%) JUnit
9 1 (0.24%) NUnit
9 1 (0.24%) Toad
9 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.24%) NWDS
9 1 (0.24%) Hudson
9 1 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 63 (15.18%) Finance
2 28 (6.75%) Retail
3 13 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.65%) Legal
5 9 (2.17%) Banking
5 9 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.48%) Electronics
6 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (21.93%) .NET
2 47 (11.33%) Web Services
3 37 (8.92%) J2EE
4 35 (8.43%) Middleware
5 29 (6.99%) XML
6 26 (6.27%) REST
7 22 (5.30%) ASP.NET
8 20 (4.82%) .NET Framework
9 19 (4.58%) SOAP
10 18 (4.34%) WCF
11 17 (4.10%) Spring
12 15 (3.61%) ADO
12 15 (3.61%) jQuery
13 14 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (3.13%) HTML
14 13 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (2.65%) JSON
16 10 (2.41%) HTML5
17 9 (2.17%) JMS
17 9 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.06%) Client/Server
1 21 (5.06%) Data Integration
2 14 (3.37%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.65%) PKI
4 10 (2.41%) N-Tier
5 8 (1.93%) Visualisation
5 8 (1.93%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.93%) GIS
5 8 (1.93%) Clustering
6 7 (1.69%) Thin Client
6 7 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.45%) User Experience
7 6 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.96%) Kindle
9 4 (0.96%) Replication
10 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.49%) Windows
2 47 (11.33%) Linux
3 28 (6.75%) UNIX
4 14 (3.37%) Solaris
5 5 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.96%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.96%) AIX
7 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.48%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (29.88%) SOA
2 86 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (18.55%) E-Commerce
4 58 (13.98%) TOGAF
5 49 (11.81%) Technical Architecture
6 44 (10.60%) Enterprise Architecture
7 41 (9.88%) UML
8 33 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (5.78%) ETL
10 22 (5.30%) Data Modelling
10 22 (5.30%) Zachman Framework
11 20 (4.82%) ERP
11 20 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (4.82%) Migration
12 19 (4.58%) CRM
13 18 (4.34%) Service Delivery
14 17 (4.10%) Data Architecture
14 17 (4.10%) Open Source
14 17 (4.10%) Mentoring
15 16 (3.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.66%) Java
2 51 (12.29%) C#
3 16 (3.86%) SQL
4 15 (3.61%) VB
5 4 (0.96%) Ruby
5 4 (0.96%) Perl
5 4 (0.96%) PHP
5 4 (0.96%) Python
6 3 (0.72%) C
6 3 (0.72%) Scala
7 2 (0.48%) R
7 2 (0.48%) C++
7 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.24%) ABAP
8 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.24%) Go
8 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (4.34%) Degree
1 18 (4.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.93%) MCPD
6 7 (1.69%) CCNP
7 6 (1.45%) CCDP
8 3 (0.72%) CCNA
8 3 (0.72%) CISSP
9 2 (0.48%) MCP
9 2 (0.48%) CISM
10 1 (0.24%) ACCA
10 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.96%) PCI DSS
1 4 (0.96%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.48%) QA
3 2 (0.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 13 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.72%) PowerHA
4 3 (0.72%) SRDF
5 2 (0.48%) vCloud
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.93%) SCOM
2 6 (1.45%) Puppet
2 6 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.72%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) OpenView
4 1 (0.24%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 91 (21.93%) Oracle
2 85 (20.48%) Microsoft
3 50 (12.05%) SAP
4 31 (7.47%) VMware
5 23 (5.54%) Citrix
6 17 (4.10%) Cisco
7 14 (3.37%) EMC
7 14 (3.37%) TIBCO
8 13 (3.13%) IBM
9 10 (2.41%) JDA
10 9 (2.17%) Kofax
10 9 (2.17%) HP
11 8 (1.93%) WSO2
11 8 (1.93%) F5
11 8 (1.93%) ESRI
12 7 (1.69%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.69%) Sitecore
13 6 (1.45%) Informatica
13 6 (1.45%) Juniper
14 5 (1.20%) Business Objects
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