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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Architect
Rank 492 511 445
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -66
Contract jobs requiring a Business Architect 121 81 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 58 67
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£550 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £688 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -2 101 £575 +9.52% 20
London +10 55 £600 - 11
South East -16 15 £575 +23.98% 3
City of London +1 12 £615 -3.52% 5
West Midlands +5 11 £450 -20.00% 1
Wales +14 10 £450 -10.00%
Cardiff +12 10 £450 -10.00%
South Wales +5 10 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire - 8 £465 - 1
Scotland +4 7 £425 -15.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £480 - 1
Edinburgh +1 6 £425 -15.00%
Surrey -6 6 £550 -
Leeds - 5 £505 - 1
Staines - 5 - -
Bromley - 5 £675 -
Berkshire +13 4 £575 +38.97% 2
South West -8 4 £550 +22.22% 2
North West -16 4 £513 +2.50%
Telford - 4 £450 -
Shropshire - 4 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +2 3 - -
Birmingham -1 3 £500 +17.64%
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Reading +6 2 £588 +27.02%
Swindon +2 2 £550 +5.76% 1
Wiltshire -1 2 £550 +5.76% 1
North East -20 2 £375 +27.11%
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 - 1

Business Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 74 (33.18%) Finance
2 68 (30.49%) Target Operating Model
3 50 (22.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (17.49%) Banking
5 34 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (12.56%) TOGAF
7 23 (10.31%) Business Analysis
7 23 (10.31%) Data Modelling
8 22 (9.87%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (9.42%) Oracle
10 19 (8.52%) Enterprise Architecture
11 18 (8.07%) BPMN
12 17 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (7.17%) Process Management
13 16 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (6.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 14 (6.28%) Data Architecture
15 14 (6.28%) Data Analysis
15 14 (6.28%) Zachman Framework
16 13 (5.83%) Degree
16 13 (5.83%) Investment Banking
16 13 (5.83%) Retail
16 13 (5.83%) SQL
16 13 (5.83%) Microsoft
17 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
17 12 (5.38%) Data Management
18 11 (4.93%) Waterfall
18 11 (4.93%) SAP
19 10 (4.48%) CRM
19 10 (4.48%) ETL

Business Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.90%) SAS
2 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.90%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.45%) PowerExchange
3 1 (0.45%) FileNet
3 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
1 5 (2.24%) PowerPivot
2 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.35%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) LDAP
3 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.87%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.24%) QlikView
5 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Power View
6 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.35%) OLAP
7 3 (1.35%) Big Data
7 3 (1.35%) Xcelsius
8 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.90%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) ERwin
2 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (33.18%) Finance
2 39 (17.49%) Banking
3 13 (5.83%) Retail
3 13 (5.83%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.69%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.79%) Billing
6 4 (1.79%) Legal
7 3 (1.35%) Front Office
7 3 (1.35%) Back Office
7 3 (1.35%) Publishing
7 3 (1.35%) Marketing
8 2 (0.90%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.45%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.35%) Web Services
1 3 (1.35%) XML
2 2 (0.90%) Middleware
2 2 (0.90%) SOAP
2 2 (0.90%) REST
3 1 (0.45%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.45%) JSON
3 1 (0.45%) JSR 170
3 1 (0.45%) SAP TM
3 1 (0.45%) JMS
3 1 (0.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.45%) J2EE
3 1 (0.45%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.14%) Data Structures
3 6 (2.69%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.24%) NHS
5 4 (1.79%) Social Media
5 4 (1.79%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.35%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.90%) Informatics
7 2 (0.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) CMDB
8 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.45%) Derivative
8 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.45%) FMCG
8 1 (0.45%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.45%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (30.49%) Target Operating Model
2 50 (22.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (12.56%) TOGAF
5 23 (10.31%) Business Analysis
5 23 (10.31%) Data Modelling
6 19 (8.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (8.07%) BPMN
8 16 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (7.17%) Process Management
9 15 (6.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (6.28%) Data Architecture
10 14 (6.28%) Zachman Framework
10 14 (6.28%) Data Analysis
11 12 (5.38%) Data Management
12 11 (4.93%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.48%) Migration
13 10 (4.48%) Change Management
13 10 (4.48%) ETL
13 10 (4.48%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.83%) SQL
2 7 (3.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.79%) Java
4 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.45%) PHP
5 1 (0.45%) C
5 1 (0.45%) C#
5 1 (0.45%) VB
5 1 (0.45%) Python
5 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (5.83%) Degree
2 3 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (0.45%) PMP
3 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.45%) MBA
3 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (0.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.45%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) FINREP
Vendors
1 21 (9.42%) Oracle
2 13 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.93%) SAP
4 7 (3.14%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.69%) Teradata
5 6 (2.69%) Pega
5 6 (2.69%) Tableau
5 6 (2.69%) IBM
6 5 (2.24%) GoldenSource
7 3 (1.35%) Netezza
7 3 (1.35%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.35%) Informatica
8 2 (0.90%) CA
9 1 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.45%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.45%) webMethods
9 1 (0.45%) Kofax
9 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.45%) Cognos
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Red10
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day £600-£700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £800 per day
Posted: 9 days ago