The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Architect
Rank 585 579 561
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Architect 10 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.012% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.013% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Average daily rate
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£625 £420 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.80% -23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £438
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49196 47158 45233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.18% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 29170 27517
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1869 1981
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
London -4 6 £625 - 1
North West -31 2 £450 +7.14%
Functional Architect
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Functional Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (20.00%) B2B
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
4 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) BigMachines
4 1 (6.67%) Eloqua
4 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (6.67%) Siebel
4 1 (6.67%) ERP

Functional Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (6.67%) BigMachines
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Mason
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (6.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Derivative
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) B2B
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) System Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Siebel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Eloqua