The table below looks at the statistics for ArchiMate skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArchiMate over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ArchiMate
Rank 608 612 591
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing ArchiMate 17 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.009% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
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£425 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46308 43027 39494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.00% 76.06% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30197 26668 24243
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1250 1176 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

ArchiMate
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ArchiMate within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ArchiMate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ArchiMate
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ArchiMate within the UK.

ArchiMate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ArchiMate
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ArchiMate within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

ArchiMate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ArchiMate
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArchiMate within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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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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
England -2 14 £400 - 1
South West +1 10 £450 -
Somerset - 8 £450 -
Taunton - 5 £450 -
Yorkshire - 4 £350 -
Harrogate - 3 £350 -
Leeds - 3 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
York - 2 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

ArchiMate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ArchiMate 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 ArchiMate.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) UML
3 11 (61.11%) CRM
3 11 (61.11%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 10 (55.56%) GIS
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) ISO 9000
4 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (55.56%) Information Security
5 9 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 9 (50.00%) SOA
5 9 (50.00%) SAP
5 9 (50.00%) Change Control
6 8 (44.44%) ISEB
6 8 (44.44%) VB
6 8 (44.44%) .NET
6 8 (44.44%) C#
6 8 (44.44%) CMS
6 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
6 8 (44.44%) Workflow
6 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 8 (44.44%) Retail
6 8 (44.44%) Content Management
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

ArchiMate
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ArchiMate 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 ArchiMate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Unica
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
General
1 9 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (44.44%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Architect
2 14 (77.78%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Principal Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Web Services
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) GIS
2 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) UML
3 11 (61.11%) CRM
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 10 (55.56%) Information Security
5 9 (50.00%) Change Control
5 9 (50.00%) SOA
6 8 (44.44%) Workflow
6 8 (44.44%) Content Management
7 5 (27.78%) Change Management
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
9 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 2 (11.11%) SysML
9 2 (11.11%) Kanban
9 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
9 2 (11.11%) Migration
9 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) ISO 9000
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) ESRI