The first table below looks at the demand for the Functional Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Architect
Rank 577 496 556
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Architect 13 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.016% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.018% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
Average daily rate £525 £525 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £368 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £575 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £460 £506
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -9.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Functional Architect
UK

Functional Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Architect in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Functional Architect
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Architect across the England region.

Functional Architect Daily Rate Trend in England

Functional Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Functional Architect Daily Rate Histogram in England

Functional Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Architect across the England region.

Functional Architect Hourly Rate Trend in England

Functional Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 5 £663 +20.45% 4
North West -16 1 £550 +19.56%
South East - - - -
Functional Architect
UK

Functional Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Functional 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 Functional Architect in their job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) Endeca
6 2 (10.00%) hybris
6 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (5.00%) Derivative
7 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (5.00%) Guidewire
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management

Functional Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Functional 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 Functional Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Derivative
1 1 (5.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.00%) Time Management
3 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (5.00%) Release Management
3 1 (5.00%) Logistics
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Endeca
2 2 (10.00%) hybris
2 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.00%) Guidewire
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 24 days ago