The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 252 233 286
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +53
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 439 443 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.83% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.12% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 275 212
Average daily rate
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£545 £515 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.10 £33.68 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% -29.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £33.68 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £66.74 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £33.68 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-40.32% -41.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42045 39415 41397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.46% 73.73% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26091 24205 23959
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1165 1093 1499
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 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 -10 411 £550 +7.31% 97
London -7 168 £600 +10.09% 45
South East -26 75 £516 +8.68% 20
East of England +8 51 £475 - 10
City of London +11 38 £538 +2.38% 11
West Midlands +4 37 £500 +20.48% 4
South West -7 34 £538 +5.39% 5
Berkshire +6 33 £475 -2.56% 5
Surrey +6 21 £518 +15.00% 2
North West -6 20 £550 +7.31% 5
Scotland -19 17 £373 -26.96% 1
Essex +3 16 £550 +10.00% 4
East Midlands +8 14 £463 -11.48%
Warwickshire +2 14 £500 +4.16% 2
Hertfordshire +1 14 £288 - 1
Cheshire +20 13 £600 -8.01% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 12 £500 -2.91% 1
Devon - 11 £575 - 2
Somerset - 11 £430 - 1
Cambridge -4 9 £550 +6.79% 1
Yorkshire -15 9 £750 +98.67% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £575 +53.33%
Plymouth - 8 £600 -
Brentwood - 8 £588 - 3
Birmingham +4 7 £450 +60.71%
Leeds +3 7 £750 +100.00% 7
West Yorkshire -14 7 £750 +86.33% 7
Nottinghamshire +19 6 £500 +27.38%
Norwich -6 6 £450 +136.84%
Norfolk -8 6 £450 +130.76%

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 302 (35.20%) TOGAF
2 159 (18.53%) Oracle
3 148 (17.25%) Finance
4 130 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 124 (14.45%) Java
6 117 (13.64%) SOA
7 109 (12.70%) ITIL
8 103 (12.00%) Windows
8 103 (12.00%) UML
9 94 (10.96%) Security Cleared
10 92 (10.72%) .NET
11 91 (10.61%) Technical Architecture
12 88 (10.26%) Degree
12 88 (10.26%) Project Management
13 85 (9.91%) SQL
13 85 (9.91%) Data Modelling
14 82 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 78 (9.09%) Migration
15 78 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
16 71 (8.28%) Service Management
17 70 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
18 69 (8.04%) Management Information System
19 66 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
19 66 (7.69%) SC Cleared
20 65 (7.58%) Data Architecture
20 65 (7.58%) SAP
21 64 (7.46%) XML
21 64 (7.46%) Middleware
22 63 (7.34%) Web Services
23 62 (7.23%) Retail

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 30 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
4 22 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.05%) IIS
7 9 (1.05%) CMS
8 8 (0.93%) Lync
8 8 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
9 7 (0.82%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.70%) Apache
10 6 (0.70%) Mule
11 5 (0.58%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.47%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 49 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.03%) MS Office
3 18 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.40%) MS Project
4 12 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.47%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.17%) Cerner Millennium
2 9 (1.05%) Tridion
2 9 (1.05%) CSG Singleview
3 8 (0.93%) SAP CRM
3 8 (0.93%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.47%) TRIRIGA
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.23%) PolarLake
7 2 (0.23%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.12%) Finacle
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.21%) PaaS
2 16 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.86%) IaaS
3 14 (1.63%) SaaS
4 10 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.35%) Office 365
8 2 (0.23%) GitHub
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.12%) Force.com
9 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.12%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.38%) HTTP
2 25 (2.91%) Firewall
3 16 (1.86%) Internet
3 16 (1.86%) WAN
4 13 (1.52%) SAN
5 10 (1.17%) LAN
6 9 (1.05%) Wireless
7 8 (0.93%) SSL
8 7 (0.82%) VPN
9 6 (0.70%) VoIP
9 6 (0.70%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.58%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.58%) MPLS
10 5 (0.58%) NAS
11 4 (0.47%) Network Security
11 4 (0.47%) Intranet
12 3 (0.35%) IPsec
12 3 (0.35%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (0.35%) VLAN
12 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 30 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (3.26%) Big Data
5 23 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.75%) DB2
8 15 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (1.63%) MySQL
10 11 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.93%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.82%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (1.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
2 6 (0.70%) ERwin
3 5 (0.58%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.47%) Maven
5 3 (0.35%) JUnit
5 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.12%) Ant
7 1 (0.12%) JIRA
7 1 (0.12%) Jtest
7 1 (0.12%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.12%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.12%) MSI
7 1 (0.12%) Log4j
7 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 148 (17.25%) Finance
2 62 (7.23%) Retail
3 45 (5.24%) Banking
4 42 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.10%) Billing
7 15 (1.75%) Publishing
8 12 (1.40%) Law
9 11 (1.28%) Legal
9 11 (1.28%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.28%) Marketing
10 10 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.05%) Local Government
12 8 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.70%) Automotive
14 4 (0.47%) Front Office
14 4 (0.47%) Back Office
14 4 (0.47%) Games
14 4 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 588 (68.53%) Architect
2 186 (21.68%) Solutions Architect
3 173 (20.16%) Enterprise Architect
4 59 (6.88%) Analyst
5 57 (6.64%) Technical Architect
6 52 (6.06%) Developer
7 48 (5.59%) Business Analyst
8 40 (4.66%) Data Architect
9 36 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
9 36 (4.20%) Senior Architect
10 29 (3.38%) Security Architect
11 25 (2.91%) Lead Architect
11 25 (2.91%) Project Manager
12 22 (2.56%) Information Architect
13 21 (2.45%) Designer
14 19 (2.21%) Integration Architect
14 19 (2.21%) Consultant
15 17 (1.98%) Senior Solutions Architect
16 12 (1.40%) Java Architect
16 12 (1.40%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (10.72%) .NET
2 64 (7.46%) XML
2 64 (7.46%) Middleware
3 63 (7.34%) Web Services
4 56 (6.53%) J2EE
5 33 (3.85%) REST
6 22 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 20 (2.33%) HTML
7 20 (2.33%) SOAP
8 17 (1.98%) Ajax
8 17 (1.98%) JSON
9 16 (1.86%) XSD
10 15 (1.75%) CSS
10 15 (1.75%) JMS
10 15 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
12 12 (1.40%) WSDL
12 12 (1.40%) Spring
12 12 (1.40%) HTML5
13 11 (1.28%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.04%) Management Information System
2 58 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 45 (5.24%) Open Source
4 33 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.56%) CESG
7 20 (2.33%) N-Tier
8 16 (1.86%) NHS
8 16 (1.86%) Mainframe
9 15 (1.75%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.52%) Data Integration
11 10 (1.17%) Smart Meter
12 9 (1.05%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.05%) PACS
13 8 (0.93%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.93%) Clustering
13 8 (0.93%) iSeries
13 8 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
14 7 (0.82%) iPad
14 7 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 103 (12.00%) Windows
2 52 (6.06%) UNIX
3 43 (5.01%) Linux
4 26 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.33%) Solaris
6 15 (1.75%) Android
7 12 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
8 11 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.17%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.17%) zOS
9 10 (1.17%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.82%) AIX
11 5 (0.58%) MVS
11 5 (0.58%) VME
12 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.35%) HPUX
13 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (35.20%) TOGAF
2 117 (13.64%) SOA
3 109 (12.70%) ITIL
4 103 (12.00%) UML
5 91 (10.61%) Technical Architecture
6 88 (10.26%) Project Management
7 85 (9.91%) Data Modelling
8 82 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 78 (9.09%) Migration
9 78 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
10 71 (8.28%) Service Management
11 70 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
12 66 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 65 (7.58%) Data Architecture
14 56 (6.53%) E-Commerce
15 55 (6.41%) Scrum
16 50 (5.83%) Security Architecture
17 46 (5.36%) Mentoring
18 43 (5.01%) Information Management
18 43 (5.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 124 (14.45%) Java
2 85 (9.91%) SQL
3 49 (5.71%) C#
4 22 (2.56%) C
5 15 (1.75%) Perl
6 13 (1.52%) Python
7 10 (1.17%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.05%) C++
8 9 (1.05%) Ruby
9 8 (0.93%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.70%) Delphi
10 6 (0.70%) Scala
10 6 (0.70%) R
11 5 (0.58%) Erlang
12 4 (0.47%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.47%) SPARQL
12 4 (0.47%) PHP
12 4 (0.47%) VB
12 4 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.23%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 94 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 88 (10.26%) Degree
3 66 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 26 (3.03%) CISSP
5 9 (1.05%) CISM
6 8 (0.93%) ISSAP
7 7 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.70%) MCSE
8 6 (0.70%) ISEB
9 5 (0.58%) CCIE
9 5 (0.58%) CCNP
9 5 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.47%) CCNA
10 4 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.35%) CISA
11 3 (0.35%) MBA
11 3 (0.35%) CISMP
11 3 (0.35%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.45%) COBIT
2 20 (2.33%) QA
3 18 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.93%) SLA
6 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.23%) HL7
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 33 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.93%) XenApp
3 8 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.58%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.58%) vCloud
5 4 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.47%) XenServer
6 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.35%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (0.70%) SCCM
2 3 (0.35%) Puppet
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.23%) Ansible
3 2 (0.23%) SCOM
3 2 (0.23%) Nagios
4 1 (0.12%) OPNET
4 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.12%) OpenView
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.12%) Netcool
4 1 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 159 (18.53%) Oracle
2 130 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 65 (7.58%) SAP
4 49 (5.71%) IBM
5 23 (2.68%) VMware
6 20 (2.33%) Sun
7 17 (1.98%) Citrix
8 16 (1.86%) webMethods
9 14 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.52%) Cisco
11 12 (1.40%) Software AG
11 12 (1.40%) Cerner
12 11 (1.28%) Sybase
12 11 (1.28%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.17%) HP
13 10 (1.17%) Informatica
14 9 (1.05%) TIBCO
15 8 (0.93%) CA
15 8 (0.93%) hybris
16 7 (0.82%) ATG
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