The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Architect
Rank 137 107 129
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Architect 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
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£488 £475 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £298 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
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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 South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3068 2067 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.14% 93.11% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1998 1312 1746
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 162 247
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Business Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Business Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Business Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol -17 3 £488 +21.11%
Wiltshire -17 2 £440 -20.00% 1
Devon - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Business Architect
England

Business Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Business 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 Business Architect in their job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) BPMN
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Casewise
6 1 (6.67%) Local Government
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics

Business Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Business 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 Business Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) BPMN
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) e-GIF
4 1 (6.67%) BPR
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Casewise