The first table below looks at the demand for Enterprise Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 279 224 276
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +52
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 372 427 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.84% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.15% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 265 209
Average daily rate
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£500 £520 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £458 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.82% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.69 £75.00 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.74% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £75.00 £61.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.02 £75.00 £89.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £75.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
-69.74% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

Enterprise Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Enterprise Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the UK.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the UK.

Enterprise Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Enterprise Architecture Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
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 Enterprise Architecture within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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 -34 338 £519 -1.19% 108
London -32 154 £550 -0.90% 49
South East -48 52 £518 +13.11% 13
East of England +4 44 £450 +5.88% 9
West Midlands +14 35 £528 +67.61% 6
City of London +9 35 £500 -4.76% 16
Scotland -30 25 £371 -25.87% 1
Surrey +11 23 £518 +23.58%
Berkshire -10 19 £450 +4.65% 7
East Midlands +2 17 £475 -5.00% 5
Essex +12 16 £475 +5.55% 5
South West -36 14 £490 +5.94% 7
Hertfordshire - 13 £290 -
North West -13 11 £494 +53.10% 8
Nottinghamshire +16 9 £500 +27.38% 2
Birmingham +1 9 £500 +78.57% 5
Cambridgeshire -2 9 £410 -3.52% 1
Coventry -7 8 £525 -
Nottingham +11 7 £465 +18.47% 2
Yorkshire -5 7 £575 +21.05% 10
Rickmansworth - 7 £273 -
Warwickshire +2 6 £575 +19.79% 1
Glasgow -5 6 £258 -47.97%
Chelmsford - 6 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire -3 5 £600 +26.31% 8
Norwich -7 5 £450 +136.84%
Norfolk -8 5 £450 +125.00%
Bristol -19 5 £451 -18.69% 3
Brentwood - 5 £575 - 2
Cambridge - 5 £475 - 1

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Enterprise Architecture also 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 that cited Enterprise Architecture.

1 283 (33.65%) TOGAF
2 149 (17.72%) Oracle
3 132 (15.70%) Finance
4 123 (14.63%) Microsoft
5 117 (13.91%) Java
6 115 (13.67%) SOA
7 107 (12.72%) UML
8 104 (12.37%) ITIL
9 101 (12.01%) Security Cleared
10 98 (11.65%) Windows
11 96 (11.41%) .NET
12 95 (11.30%) Technical Architecture
13 89 (10.58%) Data Modelling
14 79 (9.39%) Degree
15 78 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
16 76 (9.04%) Zachman Framework
17 75 (8.92%) Project Management
18 74 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 74 (8.80%) SC Cleared
19 70 (8.32%) SQL
20 68 (8.09%) Web Services
20 68 (8.09%) Migration
21 67 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
22 64 (7.61%) Service Management
22 64 (7.61%) Management Information System
23 60 (7.13%) Middleware
24 58 (6.90%) SAP
24 58 (6.90%) Retail
25 55 (6.54%) XML
26 54 (6.42%) Data Architecture

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Enterprise Architecture also 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 that cited Enterprise Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (2.73%) WebSphere
4 16 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 15 (1.78%) IIS
6 10 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.83%) CMS
8 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (0.71%) Alfresco
9 6 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.59%) Apache
10 5 (0.59%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.59%) Liferay
10 5 (0.59%) Lync
10 5 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.48%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 48 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.09%) MS Office
3 15 (1.78%) MS Project
3 15 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.19%) Casewise Modeler
5 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.31%) SAP CRM
2 10 (1.19%) Cerner Millennium
3 9 (1.07%) CSG Singleview
4 8 (0.95%) SAP IS-U
5 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.59%) Tridion
7 4 (0.48%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.24%) PolarLake
9 2 (0.24%) Summit
9 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.12%) Documaker
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle BRM
10 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.14%) PaaS
2 17 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.66%) SaaS
4 11 (1.31%) IaaS
5 10 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.48%) Office 365
8 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.24%) GitHub
10 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
10 1 (0.12%) Responsys
10 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.97%) HTTP
2 23 (2.73%) Firewall
3 14 (1.66%) WAN
4 13 (1.55%) SAN
4 13 (1.55%) Internet
5 11 (1.31%) Wireless
6 10 (1.19%) Unified Communications
7 9 (1.07%) LAN
8 6 (0.71%) VPN
8 6 (0.71%) Network Security
9 4 (0.48%) MPLS
9 4 (0.48%) Intranet
9 4 (0.48%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.48%) SSL
9 4 (0.48%) VoIP
10 3 (0.36%) VLAN
10 3 (0.36%) NAS
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 31 (3.69%) Big Data
4 31 (3.69%) Oracle Database
5 24 (2.85%) RDBMS
6 15 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (0.95%) MySQL
11 8 (0.95%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.83%) DB2
12 7 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (0.71%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.48%) Triplestore
14 4 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (0.83%) PowerDesigner
2 6 (0.71%) ERwin
2 6 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.48%) Maven
3 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.24%) JUnit
4 2 (0.24%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.24%) Subversion
4 2 (0.24%) Selenium
4 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.12%) Jtest
5 1 (0.12%) JIRA
5 1 (0.12%) Log4j
5 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.12%) Ant
5 1 (0.12%) JDeveloper
General
1 132 (15.70%) Finance
2 58 (6.90%) Retail
3 45 (5.35%) Banking
4 40 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.26%) Billing
7 17 (2.02%) Publishing
8 12 (1.43%) Legal
9 11 (1.31%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.19%) Marketing
10 10 (1.19%) General Ledger
10 10 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.95%) Law
11 8 (0.95%) Local Government
12 7 (0.83%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.83%) Automotive
13 5 (0.59%) Back Office
14 4 (0.48%) Games
14 4 (0.48%) Military
15 2 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 572 (68.01%) Architect
2 189 (22.47%) Solutions Architect
3 167 (19.86%) Enterprise Architect
4 55 (6.54%) Analyst
5 47 (5.59%) Business Analyst
6 44 (5.23%) Technical Architect
7 43 (5.11%) Developer
8 39 (4.64%) Data Architect
9 38 (4.52%) Security Architect
10 34 (4.04%) Senior Architect
11 31 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
12 26 (3.09%) Project Manager
13 24 (2.85%) Consultant
14 22 (2.62%) Integration Architect
15 21 (2.50%) Lead Architect
15 21 (2.50%) Designer
16 18 (2.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 18 (2.14%) Information Architect
17 12 (1.43%) Wintel Engineer
18 11 (1.31%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (11.41%) .NET
2 68 (8.09%) Web Services
3 60 (7.13%) Middleware
4 55 (6.54%) XML
5 47 (5.59%) J2EE
6 26 (3.09%) ASP.NET
7 24 (2.85%) REST
8 21 (2.50%) SOAP
9 17 (2.02%) Oracle Fusion
10 16 (1.90%) HTML
11 15 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (1.55%) JSON
12 13 (1.55%) Spring
13 12 (1.43%) JMS
13 12 (1.43%) XSD
14 11 (1.31%) CSS
15 10 (1.19%) Ajax
15 10 (1.19%) Hibernate
16 9 (1.07%) .NET Framework
17 8 (0.95%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.61%) Management Information System
2 50 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 37 (4.40%) Open Source
4 27 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.26%) N-Tier
7 18 (2.14%) NHS
8 17 (2.02%) Mobile Computing
9 16 (1.90%) Data Integration
9 16 (1.90%) CESG
10 15 (1.78%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.55%) Mainframe
11 13 (1.55%) GIS
12 10 (1.19%) Cryptography
12 10 (1.19%) Smart Meter
12 10 (1.19%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.07%) PACS
13 9 (1.07%) PKI
14 6 (0.71%) Replication
14 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.65%) Windows
2 37 (4.40%) UNIX
3 35 (4.16%) Linux
4 30 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (3.09%) Android
7 22 (2.62%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.78%) Solaris
9 10 (1.19%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.95%) AIX
11 7 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.48%) MVS
12 4 (0.48%) VME
13 3 (0.36%) HPUX
13 3 (0.36%) zOS
14 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.24%) CentOS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (33.65%) TOGAF
2 115 (13.67%) SOA
3 107 (12.72%) UML
4 104 (12.37%) ITIL
5 95 (11.30%) Technical Architecture
6 89 (10.58%) Data Modelling
7 78 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
8 76 (9.04%) Zachman Framework
9 75 (8.92%) Project Management
10 74 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 68 (8.09%) Migration
12 67 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
13 64 (7.61%) Service Management
14 54 (6.42%) Data Architecture
15 53 (6.30%) E-Commerce
15 53 (6.30%) Security Architecture
16 48 (5.71%) CRM
17 47 (5.59%) Information Management
18 46 (5.47%) Scrum
18 46 (5.47%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 117 (13.91%) Java
2 70 (8.32%) SQL
3 37 (4.40%) C#
4 17 (2.02%) C
5 12 (1.43%) Python
6 10 (1.19%) Objective-C
6 10 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.19%) Perl
7 9 (1.07%) C++
8 7 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 7 (0.83%) VB
9 6 (0.71%) Ruby
9 6 (0.71%) R
10 5 (0.59%) Erlang
11 4 (0.48%) SPARQL
12 3 (0.36%) Scala
12 3 (0.36%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.36%) PHP
13 2 (0.24%) ABAP
14 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 79 (9.39%) Degree
3 74 (8.80%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.57%) CISSP
5 13 (1.55%) CISM
6 7 (0.83%) ISSAP
6 7 (0.83%) ISEB
7 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.59%) MCSE
9 4 (0.48%) CCIE
9 4 (0.48%) CCNP
9 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.36%) CCNA
10 3 (0.36%) CCA
10 3 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.36%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (2.26%) QA
3 18 (2.14%) COBIT
4 16 (1.90%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.07%) SLA
7 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.24%) HL7
9 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 26 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.95%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.83%) XenApp
5 6 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.59%) vCloud
7 3 (0.36%) XenServer
8 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) Nagios
1 2 (0.24%) SCCM
1 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
1 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.24%) Puppet
1 2 (0.24%) Ansible
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.12%) SCOM
2 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (0.12%) OPNET
2 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.12%) OpenView
2 1 (0.12%) MOM
2 1 (0.12%) Netcool
2 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 149 (17.72%) Oracle
2 123 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 58 (6.90%) SAP
4 44 (5.23%) IBM
5 26 (3.09%) VMware
6 18 (2.14%) webMethods
7 17 (2.02%) TIBCO
7 17 (2.02%) Cisco
8 16 (1.90%) Citrix
9 15 (1.78%) HP
10 12 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.43%) Cerner
11 11 (1.31%) Casewise
12 9 (1.07%) ATG
12 9 (1.07%) Software AG
13 8 (0.95%) Sun
13 8 (0.95%) JBoss
14 7 (0.83%) Sybase
14 7 (0.83%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.83%) Sitecore
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £275 - £310 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum Initial 3 month contract + extension
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day to £600 day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
United Kingdom
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago