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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Architect
Rank 509 505 482
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Architect 110 96 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 70
Average daily rate £550 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £642 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £485 £485
% change year-on-year
+13.40% -
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 102 £563 +8.17% 30
London +19 64 £600 +9.09% 16
City of London +45 11 £500 -9.09% 6
South West +5 11 £550 +0.91%
South East -3 11 £550 +7.31% 1
Wiltshire 0 9 £556 +2.06%
Swindon -2 7 £563 +3.21%
Berkshire -2 6 £550 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -9 6 £600 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £550 -
Reading -15 4 £544 -9.37%
North West -16 4 £613 +40.00% 5
Manchester -14 3 £750 +74.41% 4
Scotland -16 3 £525 +21.38% 3
Slough +11 2 £563 +25.00%
Edinburgh -15 2 £525 -2.32% 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £600 -
Glasgow +2 1 - - 2
East of England -11 1 £725 +61.11%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £725 -
Midlands - 1 £600 -
North East - 1 £525 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £725 -
High Wycombe - 1 £550 -
Liverpool - 1 £475 - 1
Northumberland - 1 £525 -
Merseyside - 1 £475 - 1

Business Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 69 (37.30%) Finance
2 47 (25.41%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (21.62%) Target Operating Model
4 30 (16.22%) TOGAF
5 28 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (14.59%) Business Analysis
7 26 (14.05%) Microsoft
8 22 (11.89%) Project Management
8 22 (11.89%) Data Modelling
8 22 (11.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (10.81%) Oracle
10 20 (10.81%) SAP
11 19 (10.27%) SQL
11 19 (10.27%) Banking
12 17 (9.19%) Process Architecture
12 17 (9.19%) SQL Server
12 17 (9.19%) ETL
13 15 (8.11%) Change Management
13 15 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
13 15 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (8.11%) Analytics
14 12 (6.49%) Data Architecture
14 12 (6.49%) Advertising
14 12 (6.49%) Migration
15 11 (5.95%) UML
15 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (5.95%) eTOM

Business Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (4.32%) Lync
1 8 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.70%) SAS
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.70%) SPSS
3 2 (1.08%) MS Office
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.54%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.54%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.08%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) Office 365
2 3 (1.62%) SaaS
2 3 (1.62%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.86%) Skype
2 4 (2.16%) MVNO
2 4 (2.16%) VoIP
3 2 (1.08%) PBX
4 1 (0.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.54%) LDAP
4 1 (0.54%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (9.19%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.41%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.78%) Big Data
6 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.24%) QlikView
8 5 (2.70%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.70%) SAP HANA
9 4 (2.16%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 69 (37.30%) Finance
2 19 (10.27%) Banking
3 12 (6.49%) Advertising
4 10 (5.41%) Retail
4 10 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.78%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.70%) Front Office
6 5 (2.70%) Legal
7 4 (2.16%) Marketing
7 4 (2.16%) Publishing
8 3 (1.62%) Automotive
8 3 (1.62%) Electronics
8 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.62%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.54%) Back Office
10 1 (0.54%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.78%) XML
2 6 (3.24%) MDX
3 4 (2.16%) .NET
4 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.62%) Middleware
5 1 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.54%) HTML
5 1 (0.54%) Itk
5 1 (0.54%) Java EE
5 1 (0.54%) Swing
5 1 (0.54%) Web Services
5 1 (0.54%) XSL
5 1 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.16%) Data Integration
2 4 (2.16%) User Experience
2 4 (2.16%) Visualisation
3 3 (1.62%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.62%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.08%) Informatics
4 2 (1.08%) Life Science
4 2 (1.08%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.08%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.08%) Wiki
5 1 (0.54%) Derivative
5 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.54%) iPad
5 1 (0.54%) NHS
5 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.78%) Unix
2 3 (1.62%) Windows
3 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.41%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (21.62%) Target Operating Model
3 30 (16.22%) TOGAF
4 27 (14.59%) Business Analysis
5 22 (11.89%) Data Modelling
5 22 (11.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 22 (11.89%) Project Management
6 21 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (9.19%) ETL
7 17 (9.19%) Process Architecture
8 15 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (8.11%) Analytics
8 15 (8.11%) Change Management
9 12 (6.49%) Data Architecture
9 12 (6.49%) Migration
10 11 (5.95%) eTOM
10 11 (5.95%) UML
11 9 (4.86%) BPMN
12 8 (4.32%) ITIL
12 8 (4.32%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.27%) SQL
2 8 (4.32%) Java
2 8 (4.32%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.70%) Perl
3 5 (2.70%) Python
4 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.62%) C#
5 3 (1.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 3 (1.62%) VB
6 1 (0.54%) C
6 1 (0.54%) C++
6 1 (0.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.86%) Degree
3 7 (3.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (1.62%) ISEB
6 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.54%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.54%) MCTS
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.54%) PMP
7 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.62%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) EMIR
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.54%) FATCA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) Control-M
2 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.81%) Oracle
2 20 (10.81%) SAP
3 10 (5.41%) IBM
3 10 (5.41%) Informatica
4 8 (4.32%) Tableau
5 7 (3.78%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.78%) Teradata
6 4 (2.16%) Pega
7 2 (1.08%) Cognos
7 2 (1.08%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.08%) Netezza
8 1 (0.54%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.54%) JDA
8 1 (0.54%) Nokia
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.54%) Siemens
8 1 (0.54%) Sybase
8 1 (0.54%) TOWER Software
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