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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 271 236 281
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +45
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 368 411 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.81% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.11% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 257 213
Average daily rate
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£500 £510 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.36%
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 £453 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.97% -4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £18.01 £75.00 £61.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.91 £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
39905 37171 40797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.12% 72.91% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24736 22529 23452
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 £270
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 1139 1072 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.95
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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -40 331 £518 -1.42% 90
London -27 152 £550 - 48
South East -44 52 £500 +6.95% 12
East of England +8 39 £430 +1.17% 8
City of London +16 36 £513 -2.38% 14
West Midlands +13 36 £528 +38.94% 2
Scotland -19 29 £366 -26.01% 2
Surrey +10 23 £518 +23.58% 1
Berkshire -13 18 £450 +3.44% 6
South West -27 17 £478 +3.24% 2
East Midlands +8 14 £475 -13.83% 3
Essex +7 13 £450 - 4
Hertfordshire - 12 £290 - 1
North West -15 11 £494 +53.10% 5
Birmingham +8 9 £500 +28.20% 1
Coventry -4 9 £525 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £410 -3.52% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 7 £528 +24.11% 2
Yorkshire -3 7 £575 +21.05% 9
Glasgow +3 6 £258 -44.02% 1
Warwickshire +2 6 £575 +19.79%
Bristol -26 6 £451 -18.69% 2
Nottingham +10 5 £430 +1.17% 2
Wiltshire +1 5 £225 -48.57%
West Yorkshire -9 5 £600 +26.31% 8
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £500 -16.66%
Chelmsford - 5 £400 - 1
Brentwood - 5 £575 - 2
Northamptonshire +5 4 £463 -23.86% 1
Norwich -7 4 £650 +242.10%

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 285 (33.53%) TOGAF
2 153 (18.00%) Oracle
3 131 (15.41%) Finance
4 130 (15.29%) Microsoft
5 122 (14.35%) SOA
6 120 (14.12%) Java
7 106 (12.47%) ITIL
8 105 (12.35%) UML
9 103 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
10 102 (12.00%) .NET
11 101 (11.88%) Windows
11 101 (11.88%) Security Cleared
12 86 (10.12%) Data Modelling
13 80 (9.41%) Project Management
14 78 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
14 78 (9.18%) Degree
14 78 (9.18%) Zachman Framework
15 76 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 75 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
16 75 (8.82%) SC Cleared
17 70 (8.24%) SQL
18 67 (7.88%) Migration
18 67 (7.88%) Management Information System
19 66 (7.76%) Web Services
20 62 (7.29%) Middleware
21 61 (7.18%) Service Management
22 58 (6.82%) Retail
23 57 (6.71%) SAP
23 57 (6.71%) Security Architecture
24 56 (6.59%) SQL Server

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 35 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 16 (1.88%) IIS
5 15 (1.76%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.06%) Liferay
8 8 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.82%) CMS
10 6 (0.71%) Documentum
10 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.71%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.59%) Lync
11 5 (0.59%) MQSeries
11 5 (0.59%) Apache
12 4 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.94%) MS Office
3 17 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.76%) MS Project
4 15 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.18%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) SAP CRM
2 10 (1.18%) Cerner Millennium
3 9 (1.06%) CSG Singleview
4 7 (0.82%) SAP IS-U
5 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.59%) Tridion
7 4 (0.47%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.35%) 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 (2.12%) PaaS
2 17 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.65%) SaaS
4 11 (1.29%) IaaS
5 10 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.47%) Office 365
8 3 (0.35%) 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 24 (2.82%) Firewall
2 23 (2.71%) HTTP
3 14 (1.65%) SAN
4 13 (1.53%) WAN
5 12 (1.41%) Internet
5 12 (1.41%) Wireless
6 10 (1.18%) Unified Communications
7 8 (0.94%) Network Security
7 8 (0.94%) LAN
8 5 (0.59%) VPN
9 4 (0.47%) Intranet
9 4 (0.47%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.47%) VoIP
9 4 (0.47%) NAS
10 3 (0.35%) MPLS
10 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.35%) VLAN
11 2 (0.24%) IPsec
11 2 (0.24%) DMZ
11 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (4.24%) Relational Database
4 35 (4.12%) Oracle Database
5 31 (3.65%) Big Data
6 23 (2.71%) RDBMS
7 19 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (1.65%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 11 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
9 11 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (1.06%) MySQL
12 8 (0.94%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.82%) DB2
14 6 (0.71%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.47%) DataStage
16 4 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (0.71%) PowerDesigner
1 6 (0.71%) ERwin
2 4 (0.47%) ClearQuest
2 4 (0.47%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.47%) Eclipse
2 4 (0.47%) Maven
2 4 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.24%) Subversion
3 2 (0.24%) JUnit
3 2 (0.24%) Selenium
3 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.12%) Ant
4 1 (0.12%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.12%) Log4j
4 1 (0.12%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (0.12%) XDoclet
4 1 (0.12%) JIRA
4 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.12%) Jtest
General
1 131 (15.41%) Finance
2 58 (6.82%) Retail
3 46 (5.41%) Banking
4 39 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.06%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.12%) Billing
7 17 (2.00%) Publishing
8 14 (1.65%) Legal
9 11 (1.29%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.18%) Marketing
10 10 (1.18%) General Ledger
10 10 (1.18%) Law
11 9 (1.06%) Local Government
12 8 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.82%) Automotive
14 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.59%) Back Office
16 4 (0.47%) Games
16 4 (0.47%) Military
17 2 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 582 (68.47%) Architect
2 198 (23.29%) Solutions Architect
3 170 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 56 (6.59%) Analyst
5 49 (5.76%) Business Analyst
6 44 (5.18%) Developer
7 42 (4.94%) Technical Architect
8 39 (4.59%) Security Architect
8 39 (4.59%) Senior Architect
9 36 (4.24%) Data Architect
10 33 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
11 26 (3.06%) Project Manager
12 25 (2.94%) Consultant
13 23 (2.71%) Lead Architect
14 22 (2.59%) Integration Architect
15 21 (2.47%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 21 (2.47%) Designer
16 18 (2.12%) Information Architect
17 12 (1.41%) Wintel Engineer
18 11 (1.29%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (12.00%) .NET
2 66 (7.76%) Web Services
3 62 (7.29%) Middleware
4 52 (6.12%) XML
5 47 (5.53%) J2EE
6 26 (3.06%) ASP.NET
7 22 (2.59%) REST
8 19 (2.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 19 (2.24%) SOAP
9 17 (2.00%) HTML
10 15 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (1.53%) JSON
11 13 (1.53%) Spring
12 12 (1.41%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.41%) CSS
12 12 (1.41%) XSD
13 10 (1.18%) JMS
13 10 (1.18%) Ajax
13 10 (1.18%) Hibernate
14 8 (0.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.88%) Management Information System
2 48 (5.65%) Computer Science
3 38 (4.47%) Open Source
4 28 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.35%) NHS
7 18 (2.12%) N-Tier
8 17 (2.00%) CESG
8 17 (2.00%) Mobile Computing
8 17 (2.00%) Data Integration
9 15 (1.76%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.53%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.53%) GIS
11 10 (1.18%) Cryptography
11 10 (1.18%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.06%) Smart Meter
12 9 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (1.06%) PKI
12 9 (1.06%) PACS
13 6 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 101 (11.88%) Windows
2 36 (4.24%) UNIX
3 34 (4.00%) Linux
4 32 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (3.06%) Android
7 22 (2.59%) Apple iOS
8 17 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.65%) Solaris
10 11 (1.29%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.18%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.94%) AIX
13 5 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.47%) VME
14 4 (0.47%) MVS
15 3 (0.35%) zOS
15 3 (0.35%) HPUX
16 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.24%) CentOS
16 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (33.53%) TOGAF
2 122 (14.35%) SOA
3 106 (12.47%) ITIL
4 105 (12.35%) UML
5 103 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
6 86 (10.12%) Data Modelling
7 80 (9.41%) Project Management
8 78 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
8 78 (9.18%) Zachman Framework
9 76 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 75 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (7.88%) Migration
12 61 (7.18%) Service Management
13 57 (6.71%) Security Architecture
14 53 (6.24%) PRINCE2
15 52 (6.12%) E-Commerce
16 51 (6.00%) Data Architecture
17 47 (5.53%) CRM
18 46 (5.41%) Scrum
18 46 (5.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (14.12%) Java
2 70 (8.24%) SQL
3 40 (4.71%) C#
4 17 (2.00%) C
5 15 (1.76%) Python
6 12 (1.41%) C++
7 11 (1.29%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.18%) Objective-C
9 9 (1.06%) Ruby
9 9 (1.06%) VB
10 7 (0.82%) Perl
10 7 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.71%) R
12 5 (0.59%) Erlang
13 4 (0.47%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.35%) Scala
14 3 (0.35%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.35%) PHP
15 2 (0.24%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.24%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 101 (11.88%) Security Cleared
2 78 (9.18%) Degree
3 75 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.53%) CISSP
5 13 (1.53%) CISM
6 8 (0.94%) ISEB
7 7 (0.82%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.82%) ISSAP
7 7 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.59%) MCSE
10 4 (0.47%) CCIE
10 4 (0.47%) CCNP
10 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.35%) CCNA
11 3 (0.35%) CCA
11 3 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (2.35%) QA
2 20 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.12%) COBIT
4 12 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.06%) SLA
6 5 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 5 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.24%) HL7
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 25 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.18%) VMware ESX
4 8 (0.94%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.82%) XenApp
6 6 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.59%) vCloud
8 3 (0.35%) XenServer
9 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.24%) vSphere
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) Nagios
1 2 (0.24%) SCCM
1 2 (0.24%) Puppet
1 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
1 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.24%) Ansible
2 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
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%) MOM
2 1 (0.12%) Netcool
Vendors
1 153 (18.00%) Oracle
2 130 (15.29%) Microsoft
3 57 (6.71%) SAP
4 44 (5.18%) IBM
5 29 (3.41%) VMware
6 18 (2.12%) Cisco
6 18 (2.12%) webMethods
7 17 (2.00%) TIBCO
8 16 (1.88%) Citrix
9 15 (1.76%) HP
10 12 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.41%) Cerner
11 11 (1.29%) Casewise
12 9 (1.06%) ATG
13 8 (0.94%) CA
13 8 (0.94%) JBoss
14 7 (0.82%) Software AG
14 7 (0.82%) Red Hat
14 7 (0.82%) Sitecore
14 7 (0.82%) Nimsoft
Berkshire
Consult Solutions
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
DP Connect
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day to £600 day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
set2recruit
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day MAX - Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £574 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £620 - £720 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago