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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 27 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 179 133 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.99% 4.52% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 4.92% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 81 62
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£525 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £48.50 £41.58 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £60.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-28.08% +56.86%
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
2798 2702 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.70% 91.81% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1541 1084
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 230 234
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Essex +16 45 £550 +22.22% 2
Hertfordshire -10 40 £490 +0.51% 9
Suffolk +36 33 £501 +25.12% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 32 £513 +20.58% 14
Bedfordshire +2 22 £570 +3.63% 3
Norfolk +2 6 £458 +22.00%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 125 (28.28%) SOA
2 96 (21.72%) Oracle
3 89 (20.14%) .NET
4 86 (19.46%) SQL Server
5 80 (18.10%) Microsoft
6 75 (16.97%) Java
6 75 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (15.16%) Finance
8 65 (14.71%) TOGAF
9 61 (13.80%) E-Commerce
10 57 (12.90%) Windows
11 55 (12.44%) SAP
12 50 (11.31%) C#
12 50 (11.31%) UML
13 48 (10.86%) Linux
14 47 (10.63%) Enterprise Architecture
15 46 (10.41%) Technical Architecture
16 44 (9.95%) J2EE
16 44 (9.95%) Web Services
17 39 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (8.60%) Middleware
19 36 (8.14%) VMware
20 34 (7.69%) SharePoint
21 31 (7.01%) Retail
21 31 (7.01%) XML
21 31 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
22 30 (6.79%) REST
22 30 (6.79%) Data Modelling
23 29 (6.56%) UNIX
24 27 (6.11%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.98%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (3.85%) Documentum
4 13 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 11 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (2.26%) SAS
7 9 (2.04%) CMS
8 7 (1.58%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.58%) Mule
9 5 (1.13%) WildFly
10 4 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.90%) IIS
11 3 (0.68%) Apache
11 3 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 18 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Maximo
2 10 (2.26%) Agresso
3 5 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.45%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.49%) SaaS
5 10 (2.26%) PaaS
6 3 (0.68%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.23%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.07%) Firewall
2 10 (2.26%) FTP
3 8 (1.81%) Network Security
4 7 (1.58%) VPN
4 7 (1.58%) Internet
5 6 (1.36%) SAN
5 6 (1.36%) Wireless
6 5 (1.13%) LDAP
6 5 (1.13%) WAN
7 4 (0.90%) LAN
7 4 (0.90%) NGN
8 3 (0.68%) BGP
8 3 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.68%) NAS
8 3 (0.68%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.68%) SSL
8 3 (0.68%) IPv6
9 2 (0.45%) OSPF
9 2 (0.45%) IPv4
9 2 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.75%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.62%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.39%) MySQL
4 15 (3.39%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.49%) RDBMS
6 11 (2.49%) MongoDB
6 11 (2.49%) SAP HANA
6 11 (2.49%) Couchbase
7 6 (1.36%) Big Data
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.13%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.13%) Ingres
8 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.90%) OLAP
9 4 (0.90%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (4.07%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.04%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.81%) ERwin
4 8 (1.81%) Subversion
5 5 (1.13%) JIRA
6 4 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.68%) Maven
8 1 (0.23%) Toad
8 1 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.23%) NWDS
8 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 67 (15.16%) Finance
2 31 (7.01%) Retail
3 14 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.94%) Legal
5 11 (2.49%) Banking
6 8 (1.81%) Marketing
7 7 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.45%) Military
8 2 (0.45%) Automotive
8 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (20.14%) .NET
2 44 (9.95%) J2EE
2 44 (9.95%) Web Services
3 38 (8.60%) Middleware
4 31 (7.01%) XML
5 30 (6.79%) REST
6 27 (6.11%) SOAP
7 21 (4.75%) .NET Framework
8 18 (4.07%) WCF
9 17 (3.85%) jQuery
9 17 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 16 (3.62%) Spring
11 15 (3.39%) ADO
12 12 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (2.71%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (2.49%) RESTful
14 9 (2.04%) JMS
14 9 (2.04%) HTML
15 8 (1.81%) JSON
16 7 (1.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.20%) Client/Server
2 21 (4.75%) Data Integration
3 16 (3.62%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.49%) N-Tier
5 10 (2.26%) GIS
5 10 (2.26%) PKI
6 9 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.58%) Clustering
7 7 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.58%) User Experience
8 6 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.13%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.13%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.13%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.90%) Replication
11 3 (0.68%) EMC VMAX
11 3 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.90%) Windows
2 48 (10.86%) Linux
3 29 (6.56%) UNIX
4 14 (3.17%) Solaris
5 8 (1.81%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.13%) AIX
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.45%) Android
10 1 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (28.28%) SOA
2 75 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (14.71%) TOGAF
4 61 (13.80%) E-Commerce
5 50 (11.31%) UML
6 47 (10.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 46 (10.41%) Technical Architecture
8 39 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (6.79%) Data Modelling
10 23 (5.20%) ETL
10 23 (5.20%) CRM
10 23 (5.20%) Zachman Framework
10 23 (5.20%) Analytics
11 21 (4.75%) Migration
12 20 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (4.52%) Data Architecture
12 20 (4.52%) Mentoring
13 19 (4.30%) SDLC
13 19 (4.30%) ERP
13 19 (4.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 75 (16.97%) Java
2 50 (11.31%) C#
3 18 (4.07%) SQL
4 16 (3.62%) VB
5 9 (2.04%) C
6 8 (1.81%) C++
7 7 (1.58%) Python
8 5 (1.13%) PHP
9 3 (0.68%) Perl
9 3 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.45%) Ruby
10 2 (0.45%) Scala
10 2 (0.45%) R
11 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.23%) ABAP
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (5.20%) Degree
1 23 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 13 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.81%) MCPD
6 7 (1.58%) CCNP
7 6 (1.36%) CCDP
8 3 (0.68%) CISSP
9 2 (0.45%) CCNA
9 2 (0.45%) MCP
9 2 (0.45%) MCSE
9 2 (0.45%) CISM
9 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.45%) QA
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.90%) Docker
6 3 (0.68%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.68%) SRDF
7 2 (0.45%) vCloud
8 1 (0.23%) HDFS
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.04%) SCOM
1 9 (2.04%) Puppet
1 9 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.90%) SCCM
2 4 (0.90%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.23%) OpenView
3 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 96 (21.72%) Oracle
2 80 (18.10%) Microsoft
3 55 (12.44%) SAP
4 36 (8.14%) VMware
5 25 (5.66%) Citrix
6 19 (4.30%) Cisco
7 17 (3.85%) IBM
8 16 (3.62%) TIBCO
9 13 (2.94%) EMC
10 11 (2.49%) WSO2
11 10 (2.26%) Sitecore
11 10 (2.26%) JDA
11 10 (2.26%) ESRI
12 9 (2.04%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.04%) Kofax
12 9 (2.04%) F5
13 7 (1.58%) Atlassian
13 7 (1.58%) HP
14 6 (1.36%) Juniper
14 6 (1.36%) Informatica
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