The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Architect
Rank 550 486 496
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Architect 62 100 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 72 75
Average daily rate
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£510 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £650 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Architect within the UK.

Business Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 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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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 -40 60 £500 -4.76% 21
London -5 33 £543 -0.45% 12
City of London +16 9 £688 +19.56% 4
South West -44 6 £488 -4.87% 1
West Midlands -18 5 £575 +9.52% 2
East Midlands - 4 £475 -
South East -1 3 £488 -9.30% 2
Yorkshire -2 3 £500 +2.56% 1
Bristol -11 3 £488 +21.11%
East of England -18 3 £300 -40.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £475 -
West Yorkshire +2 2 - - 1
Wiltshire -11 2 £440 -21.07% 1
Berkshire +7 1 £425 -5.55%
Swindon -8 1 £440 -22.12% 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 1 - -
North West -14 1 - - 2
Scotland -19 1 - -
Hertfordshire -23 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brighton - - - -

Business Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 49 (31.21%) Finance
2 32 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (19.11%) Banking
4 22 (14.01%) Business Analysis
5 21 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (11.46%) Retail
7 16 (10.19%) Data Modelling
7 16 (10.19%) CRM
8 14 (8.92%) Security Cleared
9 13 (8.28%) E-Commerce
9 13 (8.28%) TOGAF
10 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared
10 12 (7.64%) Use Case
11 11 (7.01%) Oracle
12 10 (6.37%) Retail Banking
12 10 (6.37%) Marketing
13 9 (5.73%) Data Architecture
13 9 (5.73%) QA
13 9 (5.73%) BPMN
13 9 (5.73%) BPR
13 9 (5.73%) Project Management
14 8 (5.10%) SQL
14 8 (5.10%) ERP
14 8 (5.10%) Data Management
14 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (4.46%) User Stories
15 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
15 7 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
15 7 (4.46%) Analytics

Business Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.18%) CMS
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) FTP
2 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.18%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.27%) Big Data
6 2 (1.27%) QlikView
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.64%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) WebSpeed
General
1 49 (31.21%) Finance
2 30 (19.11%) Banking
3 18 (11.46%) Retail
4 10 (6.37%) Retail Banking
4 10 (6.37%) Marketing
5 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.18%) Back Office
6 5 (3.18%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.55%) Local Government
7 4 (2.55%) Front Office
7 4 (2.55%) Billing
8 3 (1.91%) Games
9 2 (1.27%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.27%) Military
10 1 (0.64%) French Language
10 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.82%) .NET
2 4 (2.55%) Middleware
3 2 (1.27%) Web Services
3 2 (1.27%) XML
4 1 (0.64%) J2EE
4 1 (0.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.18%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.55%) Equities
4 4 (2.55%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.91%) Online Games
5 3 (1.91%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.91%) Derivative
6 2 (1.27%) Statistics
6 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.27%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.27%) FMCG
7 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.64%) Wiki
7 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.91%) UNIX
2 1 (0.64%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) AIX
2 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (14.01%) Business Analysis
3 21 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.19%) Data Modelling
5 16 (10.19%) CRM
6 13 (8.28%) E-Commerce
6 13 (8.28%) TOGAF
7 12 (7.64%) Use Case
8 9 (5.73%) Data Architecture
8 9 (5.73%) BPMN
8 9 (5.73%) BPR
8 9 (5.73%) Project Management
9 8 (5.10%) ERP
9 8 (5.10%) Data Management
10 7 (4.46%) User Stories
10 7 (4.46%) Digital Marketing
10 7 (4.46%) Analytics
10 7 (4.46%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (4.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.10%) SQL
2 6 (3.82%) C
3 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.27%) VB
3 2 (1.27%) VBA
4 1 (0.64%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.91%) Degree
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) QA
2 5 (3.18%) Basel III
2 5 (3.18%) EMIR
2 5 (3.18%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.27%) COBIT
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (7.01%) Oracle
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.55%) SAP
4 3 (1.91%) Netezza
4 3 (1.91%) IBM
5 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.27%) Software AG
5 2 (1.27%) Cognos
5 2 (1.27%) Open Text
5 2 (1.27%) Tableau
6 1 (0.64%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.64%) Progress
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