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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Architect
Rank 519 462 471
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Architect 88 121 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 81 44
Average daily rate
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£530 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £369 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.01% +10.00%
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 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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -60 72 £535 +1.90% 36
London -13 35 £600 - 18
South East -37 10 £550 +22.22% 3
City of London +11 7 £500 -23.07% 5
Yorkshire - 7 £450 - 1
Cardiff +18 6 £450 +2.85%
Wales +11 6 £450 +20.00%
South Wales +8 6 £450 +2.85%
South West +3 6 £550 +37.50% 5
Surrey +3 6 £550 +100.00%
West Midlands -8 6 £480 -1.53%
Scotland -10 6 £540 +6.93% 2
Glasgow -2 5 £540 -
Bromley - 5 £675 -
Staines - 5 - -
North West -19 4 £475 -5.00% 4
West Yorkshire - 4 £480 -
Swindon +10 3 £550 +7.84%
Wiltshire -1 3 £550 +15.18%
Berkshire -13 3 £575 +27.77% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £450 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £450 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £625 -
Reading +7 2 £588 +28.76% 1
Bristol -3 2 £518 +33.54%
Leeds - 2 £535 -
Warrington - 2 £450 -
Cheshire - 2 £450 -
North East - 2 £375 -
Warwickshire 0 1 £425 -

Business Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 66 (32.84%) Finance
2 41 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (12.94%) Banking
4 26 (12.94%) TOGAF
5 20 (9.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 18 (8.96%) Business Analysis
6 18 (8.96%) Data Modelling
6 18 (8.96%) Oracle
7 17 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (7.96%) Process Management
8 16 (7.96%) Telecoms
8 16 (7.96%) Degree
8 16 (7.96%) BPMN
9 15 (7.46%) Zachman Framework
9 15 (7.46%) SAP
10 14 (6.97%) Microsoft
10 14 (6.97%) Waterfall
11 12 (5.97%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (5.97%) Data Analysis
11 12 (5.97%) ETL
11 12 (5.97%) CRM
11 12 (5.97%) SQL
11 12 (5.97%) Retail
12 11 (5.47%) SOA
12 11 (5.47%) Data Architecture
13 9 (4.48%) Web Services
14 8 (3.98%) .NET

Business Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.00%) SAS
2 2 (1.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.50%) FileNet
3 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 1 (0.50%) LDAP
1 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (2.49%) OLAP
5 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.49%) Big Data
6 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.00%) DataStage
7 2 (1.00%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) ERwin
2 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (32.84%) Finance
2 26 (12.94%) Banking
3 16 (7.96%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.97%) Retail
5 6 (2.99%) Billing
5 6 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.49%) Legal
7 4 (1.99%) Marketing
7 4 (1.99%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.00%) Back Office
8 2 (1.00%) Games
8 2 (1.00%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.48%) Web Services
2 8 (3.98%) .NET
3 6 (2.99%) HTML
3 6 (2.99%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.99%) CSS
3 6 (2.99%) HTML5
3 6 (2.99%) CSS3
4 3 (1.49%) XML
5 2 (1.00%) Middleware
5 2 (1.00%) SOAP
6 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.50%) JSR 170
6 1 (0.50%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.50%) REST
6 1 (0.50%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.50%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.50%) ADO
6 1 (0.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.99%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.99%) Kindle
3 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.49%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.99%) Social Media
4 4 (1.99%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.00%) Online Games
7 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Statistics
7 1 (0.50%) Wiki
7 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.50%) CMDB
7 1 (0.50%) FMCG
7 1 (0.50%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.50%) UNIX
1 1 (0.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (12.94%) TOGAF
4 20 (9.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 18 (8.96%) Business Analysis
5 18 (8.96%) Data Modelling
6 16 (7.96%) Process Management
6 16 (7.96%) BPMN
7 15 (7.46%) Zachman Framework
8 14 (6.97%) Waterfall
9 12 (5.97%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (5.97%) Data Analysis
9 12 (5.97%) ETL
9 12 (5.97%) CRM
10 11 (5.47%) SOA
10 11 (5.47%) Data Architecture
11 8 (3.98%) Data Management
11 8 (3.98%) Analytics
11 8 (3.98%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.97%) SQL
2 8 (3.98%) C#
3 4 (1.99%) Java
4 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.50%) Python
6 1 (0.50%) VB
6 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (7.96%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) ISEB
3 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) PMP
4 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) FINREP
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (8.96%) Oracle
2 15 (7.46%) SAP
3 14 (6.97%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.49%) GoldenSource
4 5 (2.49%) Teradata
4 5 (2.49%) IBM
5 4 (1.99%) Pega
6 3 (1.49%) Netezza
6 3 (1.49%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.00%) CA
7 2 (1.00%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.00%) Informatica
8 1 (0.50%) Google
8 1 (0.50%) Tableau
8 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.50%) ESRI
8 1 (0.50%) Kofax
8 1 (0.50%) Cognos
8 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
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