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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Architect
Rank 503 477 471
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Architect 109 117 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 80 44
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £750 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £453 £475
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -4.73%
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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 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 6 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 -28 91 £500 - 16
London -6 39 £600 - 11
South East -20 18 £494 +9.72% 1
Glasgow +5 9 £540 -
Scotland -1 9 £540 +6.93%
City of London +22 8 £513 -21.15% 3
Surrey +10 8 - -
Berkshire -7 8 £531 +16.43%
West Midlands -10 8 £515 +24.84% 1
Staines - 8 - -
Yorkshire -4 7 £450 +28.57%
South West +3 6 £535 +18.88% 2
Reading +2 5 £588 +30.55%
North West -15 5 £451 -9.90%
West Yorkshire +1 4 £480 +37.14%
East of England 0 4 £550 +4.76%
Bromley - 4 £675 -
Cardiff +12 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Swindon +12 3 £550 +10.00%
Wiltshire +11 3 £550 +20.87%
South Wales +4 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Wales 0 3 £450 +20.00% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Suffolk - 3 £600 -
Warrington - 3 £438 -
Cheshire - 3 £438 -
Sheffield - 3 £450 -
Ipswich - 3 £600 -
Warwickshire -4 2 £513 -
Leeds -5 2 £535 +52.85%

Business Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 68 (33.17%) Finance
2 41 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
4 29 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (13.17%) TOGAF
6 24 (11.71%) Banking
7 21 (10.24%) Business Analysis
8 20 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 20 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (9.76%) Oracle
9 19 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (8.78%) Telecoms
11 17 (8.29%) SAP
11 17 (8.29%) Data Modelling
11 17 (8.29%) BPMN
12 16 (7.80%) Degree
12 16 (7.80%) Process Management
13 15 (7.32%) Zachman Framework
14 14 (6.83%) Waterfall
14 14 (6.83%) Microsoft
15 13 (6.34%) SQL
16 12 (5.85%) Data Analysis
16 12 (5.85%) ETL
16 12 (5.85%) Retail
17 11 (5.37%) SOA
17 11 (5.37%) CRM
17 11 (5.37%) Enterprise Architecture
17 11 (5.37%) Data Architecture
18 9 (4.39%) Web Services
19 8 (3.90%) .NET

Business Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (1.46%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.46%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.49%) SAS
2 1 (0.49%) FileNet
2 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Office
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) LDAP
1 1 (0.49%) Internet
1 1 (0.49%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (2.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.93%) Big Data
4 5 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.44%) OLAP
5 4 (1.95%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.46%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.98%) DataStage
7 2 (0.98%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.98%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) ERwin
2 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (33.17%) Finance
2 24 (11.71%) Banking
3 18 (8.78%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.85%) Retail
5 6 (2.93%) Billing
5 6 (2.93%) Marketing
6 5 (2.44%) Legal
7 4 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.95%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.46%) Games
8 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.98%) Back Office
9 2 (0.98%) Electronics
10 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.49%) Automotive
10 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.49%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) Web Services
2 8 (3.90%) .NET
3 6 (2.93%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.93%) CSS
3 6 (2.93%) HTML5
3 6 (2.93%) HTML
3 6 (2.93%) CSS3
4 3 (1.46%) XML
5 2 (0.98%) Middleware
5 2 (0.98%) SOAP
6 1 (0.49%) J2EE
6 1 (0.49%) ADO
6 1 (0.49%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.49%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.49%) JSR 170
6 1 (0.49%) SAP TM
6 1 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.93%) Kindle
2 6 (2.93%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.46%) Online Games
4 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.46%) Social Media
5 2 (0.98%) Wiki
6 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.49%) CMDB
6 1 (0.49%) FMCG
6 1 (0.49%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.49%) Statistics
6 1 (0.49%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.49%) UNIX
1 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (13.17%) TOGAF
5 21 (10.24%) Business Analysis
6 20 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 17 (8.29%) BPMN
7 17 (8.29%) Data Modelling
8 16 (7.80%) Process Management
9 15 (7.32%) Zachman Framework
10 14 (6.83%) Waterfall
11 12 (5.85%) Data Analysis
11 12 (5.85%) ETL
12 11 (5.37%) SOA
12 11 (5.37%) CRM
12 11 (5.37%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (5.37%) Data Architecture
13 8 (3.90%) Analytics
13 8 (3.90%) Software Testing
14 7 (3.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.34%) SQL
2 8 (3.90%) C#
3 4 (1.95%) Java
4 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.98%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.49%) PHP
6 1 (0.49%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (7.80%) Degree
2 3 (1.46%) ISEB
3 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) PMP
4 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.93%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (9.76%) Oracle
2 17 (8.29%) SAP
3 14 (6.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.44%) Teradata
4 5 (2.44%) GoldenSource
4 5 (2.44%) IBM
5 4 (1.95%) Pega
6 3 (1.46%) Netezza
6 3 (1.46%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.98%) Informatica
7 2 (0.98%) CA
8 1 (0.49%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.49%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) Tableau
8 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.49%) ESRI
8 1 (0.49%) Kofax
8 1 (0.49%) Ab Initio
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