The first table below looks at the demand for Enterprise Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Architecture 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex 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
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 56 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.32% 0.24% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 0.36% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £600 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.02% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £47.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.15% +106.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Enterprise Architecture
East of England

Enterprise Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Enterprise Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the Essex region.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Enterprise Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the Essex region.

Enterprise Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Enterprise Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the Essex 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
Brentwood - 3 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Enterprise Architecture
East of England

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Enterprise Architecture also 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 that cited Enterprise Architecture.

1 14 (70.00%) TOGAF
2 12 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (55.00%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (40.00%) Information Management
5 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 8 (40.00%) J2EE
5 8 (40.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) SOA
6 7 (35.00%) AccuRev
7 5 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) MEAP
8 4 (20.00%) Open Source
8 4 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (15.00%) B2C
10 2 (10.00%) IBM
10 2 (10.00%) JBoss
10 2 (10.00%) Apache
10 2 (10.00%) Linux
10 2 (10.00%) Web Services
10 2 (10.00%) IIS

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Enterprise Architecture also 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 that cited Enterprise Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) IPv4
1 1 (5.00%) IPv6
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) XDoclet
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Technical Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
1 8 (40.00%) J2EE
2 4 (20.00%) MEAP
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.00%) COM+
5 1 (5.00%) EJB
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) DataPower
3 1 (5.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) TOGAF
2 12 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (55.00%) Zachman Framework
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (40.00%) Information Management
5 8 (40.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.00%) B2C
9 2 (10.00%) TDD
10 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
10 1 (5.00%) System Testing
10 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
10 1 (5.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) AccuRev
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) webMethods