The table below looks at the statistics for Enterprise Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Architecture
England / North West
Rank 119 86 116
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 18 75 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 1.96% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 2.38% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 55 19
Median daily rate £590 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.38% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £401 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £680 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £538 £525
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.29 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2135 3156 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.29% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1903 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Enterprise Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Enterprise Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Enterprise Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Enterprise Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester -13 7 £500 +5.26% 5
Cheshire +19 6 £600 +9.09%
Merseyside -1 4 £465 +3.33% 1
Lancashire +9 1 £590 +24.21%
Enterprise Architecture
England

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) HTML
2 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) Java
3 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.91%) CSS
4 11 (23.91%) TDD
4 11 (23.91%) jQuery
4 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
5 10 (21.74%) SDLC
5 10 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 9 (19.57%) Scrum
6 9 (19.57%) Spring
6 9 (19.57%) Content Management
7 8 (17.39%) Pair Programming
7 8 (17.39%) Web Development
7 8 (17.39%) Selenium
7 8 (17.39%) JSON
7 8 (17.39%) ATG
7 8 (17.39%) CMS
7 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
7 8 (17.39%) Dropwizard
7 8 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (17.39%) HTML5
7 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
7 8 (17.39%) hybris
7 8 (17.39%) CSS3
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (17.39%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.52%) PaaS
3 3 (6.52%) SaaS
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.17%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) QlikView
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Cucumber
1 8 (17.39%) Selenium
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Mercurial
2 3 (6.52%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Architect
2 10 (21.74%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) HTML
2 11 (23.91%) AngularJS
2 11 (23.91%) CSS
2 11 (23.91%) jQuery
3 9 (19.57%) Spring
4 8 (17.39%) CSS3
4 8 (17.39%) Dropwizard
4 8 (17.39%) HTML5
4 8 (17.39%) JSON
4 8 (17.39%) RESTful
5 7 (15.22%) .NET
6 5 (10.87%) J2EE
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.52%) Aurelia
7 3 (6.52%) EJS
7 3 (6.52%) Middleware
7 3 (6.52%) Pug
7 3 (6.52%) React
7 3 (6.52%) Web Services
7 3 (6.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) RIA
4 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) TDD
3 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 10 (21.74%) SDLC
3 10 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (19.57%) Content Management
4 9 (19.57%) Scrum
5 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (17.39%) Kanban
5 8 (17.39%) Pair Programming
5 8 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.39%) Web Development
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) SOA
7 4 (8.70%) UML
8 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 12 (26.09%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) PHP
4 3 (6.52%) Ruby
4 3 (6.52%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.35%) R
6 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.17%) ISO20022
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) ATG
2 8 (17.39%) hybris
3 6 (13.04%) CyberArk
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco
5 3 (6.52%) Dell
5 3 (6.52%) EMC
5 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.52%) Twitter
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) AppSense
7 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.17%) F5
7 1 (2.17%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) VMware