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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 24 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 154 169 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.22% 5.94% 6.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.51% 6.23% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 109 138
Median daily rate £500 £500 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £395 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £42.82 £32.73 £41.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.82% -21.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £26.37 £30.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £44.07 £43.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
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
2365 2714 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.56% 95.36% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1540 1731
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 242 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +13 56 £538 -2.27% 14
Bedfordshire +5 34 £476 -17.30% 8
Essex +14 25 £350 -14.63% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 25 £505 -6.04% 4
Norfolk -5 8 £525 +12.90%
Suffolk -16 5 £525 +5.00% 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 89 (24.18%) Java
2 82 (22.28%) SOA
2 82 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (17.93%) Microsoft
4 59 (16.03%) Oracle
5 57 (15.49%) Finance
6 53 (14.40%) Enterprise Architecture
7 52 (14.13%) TOGAF
8 46 (12.50%) VMware
8 46 (12.50%) SQL
8 46 (12.50%) Unix
9 45 (12.23%) Windows
9 45 (12.23%) J2EE
10 41 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (11.14%) IBM
10 41 (11.14%) Active Directory
11 40 (10.87%) SaaS
12 39 (10.60%) Linux
12 39 (10.60%) Web Services
13 38 (10.33%) SQL Server
13 38 (10.33%) E-Commerce
14 37 (10.05%) Data Centre
15 35 (9.51%) Data Modelling
16 34 (9.24%) .NET
16 34 (9.24%) SAP
17 32 (8.70%) CRM
18 30 (8.15%) Migration
19 28 (7.61%) Marketing
19 28 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (7.34%) Firewall

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 26 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.45%) Drupal
4 8 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (2.17%) IIS
5 7 (1.90%) Apache
5 7 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.36%) Confluence
7 4 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.09%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.82%) CMS
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.45%) Magento
3 8 (2.17%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (1.36%) BigMachines
4 5 (1.36%) Maximo
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.09%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.54%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.54%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle iSupplier
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.87%) SaaS
2 26 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (6.52%) IaaS
4 22 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (4.62%) PaaS
6 11 (2.99%) Office 365
7 5 (1.36%) Force.com
7 5 (1.36%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.82%) Heroku
9 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.34%) Firewall
2 23 (6.25%) WAN
3 16 (4.35%) LAN
4 15 (4.08%) SAN
5 10 (2.72%) SMS
6 9 (2.45%) NAS
7 7 (1.90%) iSCSI
7 7 (1.90%) LDAP
7 7 (1.90%) MPLS
7 7 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.90%) VLAN
8 6 (1.63%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.36%) Network Security
10 4 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.09%) HTTP
10 4 (1.09%) Internet
10 4 (1.09%) VPN
11 3 (0.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.25%) Big Data
3 20 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.35%) MySQL
6 15 (4.08%) IBM InfoSphere
7 11 (2.99%) Oracle Database
8 10 (2.72%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (2.45%) DB2
9 9 (2.45%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.90%) SAP HANA
10 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (2.99%) Ant
2 10 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.72%) Subversion
3 5 (1.36%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.36%) Gradle
3 5 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.36%) JIRA
3 5 (1.36%) Maven
4 3 (0.82%) ERwin
5 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.27%) FishEye
6 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (15.49%) Finance
2 28 (7.61%) Marketing
3 18 (4.89%) Retail
4 15 (4.08%) Legal
5 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.63%) General Ledger
6 6 (1.63%) Military
7 5 (1.36%) Advertising
7 5 (1.36%) Billing
8 2 (0.54%) Front Office
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.23%) J2EE
2 39 (10.60%) Web Services
3 34 (9.24%) .NET
4 23 (6.25%) Middleware
5 19 (5.16%) SOAP
6 13 (3.53%) RESTful
6 13 (3.53%) XML
7 11 (2.99%) REST
8 10 (2.72%) Java EE
9 7 (1.90%) JSON
9 7 (1.90%) SAML
10 4 (1.09%) JMS
10 4 (1.09%) Visualforce
10 4 (1.09%) WCF
11 3 (0.82%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.82%) COM
11 3 (0.82%) JSF
11 3 (0.82%) Spring
12 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.05%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.35%) Social Media
4 10 (2.72%) Mainframe
4 10 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (2.45%) Linked Data
5 9 (2.45%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.63%) Clustering
6 6 (1.63%) PKI
7 5 (1.36%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.36%) NHS
8 4 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.82%) iPad
9 3 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.50%) Unix
2 45 (12.23%) Windows
3 39 (10.60%) Linux
4 16 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.26%) Solaris
6 12 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.45%) AIX
9 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.90%) Android
11 6 (1.63%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
1 82 (22.28%) SOA
2 53 (14.40%) Enterprise Architecture
3 52 (14.13%) TOGAF
4 41 (11.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (10.33%) E-Commerce
6 35 (9.51%) Data Modelling
7 32 (8.70%) CRM
8 30 (8.15%) Migration
9 27 (7.34%) Data Management
9 27 (7.34%) Mentoring
10 25 (6.79%) Presales
10 25 (6.79%) SDLC
11 24 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
12 23 (6.25%) ITIL
12 23 (6.25%) Master Data Management
13 20 (5.43%) Analytics
13 20 (5.43%) ETL
13 20 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 89 (24.18%) Java
2 46 (12.50%) SQL
3 26 (7.07%) Shell Script
4 23 (6.25%) C#
5 19 (5.16%) Python
6 9 (2.45%) PHP
6 9 (2.45%) Ruby
7 8 (2.17%) C++
8 7 (1.90%) C
9 4 (1.09%) Apex Code
9 4 (1.09%) SOQL
10 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.54%) Scala
11 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (6.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.08%) Degree
3 11 (2.99%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.90%) MCSE
5 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.63%) CCIE
6 6 (1.63%) CISSP
7 4 (1.09%) MCITP
8 3 (0.82%) CLAS
9 2 (0.54%) CCDE
9 2 (0.54%) CCNA
9 2 (0.54%) CCNP
9 2 (0.54%) ISEB
9 2 (0.54%) VCAP
9 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.27%) CCA
10 1 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.09%) QA
4 2 (0.54%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) FISMA
5 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (11.14%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (1.63%) vSphere
6 5 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.09%) XenApp
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.54%) Snort
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (4.89%) SCCM
2 10 (2.72%) Oracle Identity Management
2 10 (2.72%) Puppet
3 9 (2.45%) Ansible
3 9 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.09%) SCOM
5 4 (1.09%) WSUS
6 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.82%) OpenView
6 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.54%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.54%) Simpana
8 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.27%) Netcool
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 59 (16.03%) Oracle
3 46 (12.50%) VMware
4 41 (11.14%) IBM
5 34 (9.24%) SAP
6 18 (4.89%) Cisco
7 17 (4.62%) Citrix
8 15 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (3.80%) Adobe
10 12 (3.26%) HP
10 12 (3.26%) hybris
11 7 (1.90%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.36%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.09%) BMC
13 4 (1.09%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.09%) EMC
13 4 (1.09%) NetApp
13 4 (1.09%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.09%) Siebel
14 3 (0.82%) Cyber-Ark
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