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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Architect
Rank 528 549 479
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -70
Contract jobs requiring a Business Architect 103 63 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 46 71
Average daily rate
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£563 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £685 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £494 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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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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 88 £580 +13.72% 31
London +30 58 £600 - 10
City of London +4 16 £650 -3.70% 1
Scotland -3 10 £425 -15.00% 4
East Midlands -3 8 £475 -
Northamptonshire +3 7 £500 +5.26%
South East -26 7 £613 +25.64% 4
Northampton +1 6 £500 +5.26%
West Midlands -5 6 £450 -14.28% 6
Edinburgh -10 6 £425 -15.00% 1
Wales -5 5 £450 -19.64%
South Wales -7 5 £450 -19.64%
Cardiff -10 4 £450 -19.64%
Shropshire - 4 £450 -
Telford - 4 £450 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £488 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £500 -
Milton Keynes -5 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -12 3 - -
West Yorkshire -28 3 £428 - 2
Yorkshire -30 3 £428 -14.50% 2
Leeds - 3 £428 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £475 - 3
North East -24 2 £650 +120.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £650 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £713 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £650 -
Birmingham +5 1 £450 +5.88% 3
East of England +4 1 - -
Midlands +3 1 £600 -

Business Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 83 (43.01%) Finance
2 70 (36.27%) Target Operating Model
3 54 (27.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (19.17%) Banking
5 25 (12.95%) Business Analysis
5 25 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (11.40%) TOGAF
7 19 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (9.84%) Data Modelling
8 18 (9.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (8.81%) BPMN
10 15 (7.77%) Investment Banking
11 14 (7.25%) Retail
11 14 (7.25%) Oracle
11 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (6.74%) Microsoft
12 13 (6.74%) Data Management
12 13 (6.74%) Change Management
13 12 (6.22%) Process Management
13 12 (6.22%) Data Architecture
14 11 (5.70%) Six Sigma
14 11 (5.70%) Zachman Framework
14 11 (5.70%) Migration
15 10 (5.18%) Asset Management
15 10 (5.18%) Data Analysis
15 10 (5.18%) Degree
15 10 (5.18%) Lean Six Sigma
16 8 (4.15%) Process Architecture
16 8 (4.15%) Business Transformation
16 8 (4.15%) ETL

Business Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.04%) SAS
3 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.52%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.52%) Lync
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.59%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (2.59%) PowerPivot
2 5 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.04%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) Google Analytics
1 4 (2.07%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (1.04%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) LDAP
3 1 (0.52%) VoIP
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.11%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Power View
5 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.07%) QlikView
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.55%) OLAP
6 3 (1.55%) Big Data
7 2 (1.04%) Xcelsius
7 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.04%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.52%) ERwin
1 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 83 (43.01%) Finance
2 37 (19.17%) Banking
3 15 (7.77%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.25%) Retail
5 6 (3.11%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.11%) Legal
6 5 (2.59%) Front Office
7 4 (2.07%) Back Office
7 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.07%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.07%) Advertising
8 3 (1.55%) Publishing
9 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.59%) JSON
2 4 (2.07%) jQuery
2 4 (2.07%) HTML5
2 4 (2.07%) CSS3
2 4 (2.07%) PhoneGap
2 4 (2.07%) HTML
2 4 (2.07%) CSS
2 4 (2.07%) Ajax
3 2 (1.04%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) JMS
4 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.52%) SOAP
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.52%) .NET
4 1 (0.52%) ADO
4 1 (0.52%) SAP TM
4 1 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.63%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.59%) NHS
3 5 (2.59%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.59%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.07%) Social Media
4 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.04%) User Experience
5 2 (1.04%) Informatics
5 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) FMCG
6 1 (0.52%) Telematics
6 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.52%) Derivative
6 1 (0.52%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) CMDB
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.59%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.07%) Android
3 2 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.27%) Target Operating Model
2 54 (27.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (12.95%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (12.95%) Business Analysis
4 22 (11.40%) TOGAF
5 19 (9.84%) Data Modelling
6 18 (9.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (8.81%) BPMN
8 13 (6.74%) Data Management
8 13 (6.74%) Change Management
9 12 (6.22%) Process Management
9 12 (6.22%) Data Architecture
10 11 (5.70%) Zachman Framework
10 11 (5.70%) Migration
10 11 (5.70%) Six Sigma
11 10 (5.18%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.18%) Asset Management
11 10 (5.18%) Lean Six Sigma
12 8 (4.15%) Process Architecture
12 8 (4.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.15%) SQL
2 6 (3.11%) T-SQL
2 6 (3.11%) Java
3 2 (1.04%) C
4 1 (0.52%) C#
4 1 (0.52%) PHP
4 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.52%) VB
4 1 (0.52%) Python
4 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (5.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.04%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (1.04%) ISEB
4 1 (0.52%) PMP
4 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.52%) MBA
4 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) FINREP
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (7.25%) Oracle
2 13 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.11%) Tableau
4 5 (2.59%) SAP
5 4 (2.07%) Adobe
5 4 (2.07%) Teradata
6 3 (1.55%) GoldenSource
6 3 (1.55%) Informatica
6 3 (1.55%) IBM
7 2 (1.04%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.04%) webMethods
7 2 (1.04%) Pega
8 1 (0.52%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.52%) Casewise
8 1 (0.52%) Netezza
8 1 (0.52%) Dundas
8 1 (0.52%) Sony
8 1 (0.52%) Kofax
8 1 (0.52%) MicroStrategy
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