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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 234 224 269
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +45
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 485 411 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.86% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.19% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 242 246
Average daily rate £501 £500 £499
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £339 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+7.02% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £47.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.15% +106.52%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -44 435 £501 +0.10% 93
London -29 203 £550 - 49
South East +1 71 £450 -10.00% 13
City of London -25 44 £588 +20.51% 17
North West -4 36 £520 +61.24% 4
South West -16 33 £550 +10.00% 5
West Midlands +3 32 £430 +14.66% 5
Scotland +10 31 £475 -5.00% 5
East of England -9 27 £530 +24.70% 10
Yorkshire -25 22 £501 +5.92% 5
Hampshire +21 21 £410 -3.52% 3
West Yorkshire -23 20 £501 +0.90% 2
Leeds -3 19 £501 +10.91% 2
Edinburgh -19 16 £525 +5.00% 3
Cheshire -2 15 £528 -6.22% 1
Berkshire -10 14 £450 -10.00% 3
Surrey -4 13 £465 -7.00% 1
Warrington +6 12 £535 -23.57%
Coventry +1 12 £405 -
Glasgow +18 11 £413 -6.25% 2
Essex -16 10 £600 +50.00%
Warwickshire +4 9 £475 +18.75%
Bristol -7 9 £544 +14.47%
Bedfordshire -8 9 £600 +14.28% 5
Hook +11 8 £411 -2.66%
Lancashire -18 8 £538 +79.16%
Buckinghamshire -29 8 £600 +37.14% 2
Brighton -3 7 £525 -16.00% 1
East Sussex -5 7 £525 -16.00% 1
Reading -6 7 £431 +4.54% 2

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 273 (33.21%) TOGAF
2 146 (17.76%) Oracle
3 145 (17.64%) Finance
4 131 (15.94%) SOA
5 119 (14.48%) Microsoft
6 118 (14.36%) Java
7 113 (13.75%) ITIL
8 111 (13.50%) Technical Architecture
9 105 (12.77%) Project Management
10 99 (12.04%) Windows
11 94 (11.44%) .NET
11 94 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 86 (10.46%) UML
13 85 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
14 80 (9.73%) SQL Server
14 80 (9.73%) Security Cleared
15 77 (9.37%) Business Intelligence
15 77 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
16 74 (9.00%) Banking
16 74 (9.00%) Web Services
17 72 (8.76%) Management Information System
18 70 (8.52%) PRINCE2
18 70 (8.52%) Degree
19 68 (8.27%) Data Modelling
20 63 (7.66%) Service Management
20 63 (7.66%) Middleware
21 62 (7.54%) J2EE
22 61 (7.42%) Migration
23 60 (7.30%) Retail
24 55 (6.69%) SC Cleared

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (3.53%) SharePoint
1 29 (3.53%) WebSphere
2 20 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (1.95%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.70%) IIS
4 14 (1.70%) Documentum
5 13 (1.58%) CMS
6 10 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.09%) Apache
7 9 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (1.09%) Liferay
8 7 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (0.73%) Mule
9 6 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.61%) FileNet
10 5 (0.61%) Confluence
10 5 (0.61%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.49%) Lync
Applications
1 39 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.55%) MS Office
3 18 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.95%) MS Project
6 10 (1.22%) Casewise Modeler
7 1 (0.12%) Maya
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
1 10 (1.22%) SAP CRM
2 8 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (0.61%) Summit
5 4 (0.49%) TIBCO iProcess
5 4 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.12%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.12%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (1.70%) SaaS
3 8 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.85%) IaaS
5 5 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.36%) PaaS
7 2 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.24%) GitHub
7 2 (0.24%) Office 365
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.80%) Firewall
2 19 (2.31%) SAN
3 18 (2.19%) Wireless
4 16 (1.95%) Unified Communications
5 15 (1.82%) Internet
6 13 (1.58%) WAN
7 12 (1.46%) LAN
8 10 (1.22%) NAS
9 9 (1.09%) HTTP
10 8 (0.97%) Network Security
11 5 (0.61%) Intranet
12 3 (0.36%) DNS
12 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (0.24%) MPLS
13 2 (0.24%) Extranet
13 2 (0.24%) VPN
13 2 (0.24%) SMTP
13 2 (0.24%) ATM
13 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.14%) Relational Database
3 32 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (3.89%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.80%) Big Data
5 21 (2.55%) RDBMS
6 13 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
10 8 (0.97%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.97%) DB2
11 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.73%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.73%) MySQL
11 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (1.46%) PowerDesigner
2 7 (0.85%) ClearQuest
3 4 (0.49%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.36%) Maven
4 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.36%) Selenium
5 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.24%) ERwin
5 2 (0.24%) JUnit
5 2 (0.24%) Subversion
6 1 (0.12%) Log4j
6 1 (0.12%) XDoclet
6 1 (0.12%) Ant
6 1 (0.12%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.12%) SAP CE
6 1 (0.12%) Jtest
6 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 145 (17.64%) Finance
2 74 (9.00%) Banking
3 60 (7.30%) Retail
4 28 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.55%) Legal
6 16 (1.95%) Publishing
7 15 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.70%) Back Office
9 13 (1.58%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (1.34%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.22%) Law
12 7 (0.85%) Billing
12 7 (0.85%) Marketing
13 6 (0.73%) Automotive
14 4 (0.49%) Front Office
14 4 (0.49%) Military
15 3 (0.36%) Games
15 3 (0.36%) Advertising
15 3 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 567 (68.98%) Architect
2 192 (23.36%) Enterprise Architect
3 190 (23.11%) Solutions Architect
4 48 (5.84%) Technical Architect
5 47 (5.72%) Analyst
5 47 (5.72%) Lead Architect
6 41 (4.99%) Business Analyst
7 37 (4.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 33 (4.01%) Data Architect
9 32 (3.89%) Security Architect
10 31 (3.77%) Developer
11 26 (3.16%) Project Manager
12 25 (3.04%) Consultant
12 25 (3.04%) Senior Architect
13 24 (2.92%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
14 22 (2.68%) Information Architect
15 20 (2.43%) Head of Architecture
16 16 (1.95%) Integration Architect
17 15 (1.82%) Designer
18 14 (1.70%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (11.44%) .NET
2 74 (9.00%) Web Services
3 63 (7.66%) Middleware
4 62 (7.54%) J2EE
5 45 (5.47%) XML
6 28 (3.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 24 (2.92%) REST
7 24 (2.92%) HTML
8 20 (2.43%) Spring
9 19 (2.31%) .NET Framework
10 17 (2.07%) CSS
10 17 (2.07%) SOAP
11 12 (1.46%) WCF
11 12 (1.46%) Hibernate
12 11 (1.34%) JSON
12 11 (1.34%) Ajax
13 10 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (1.22%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.22%) JSP
14 9 (1.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.76%) Management Information System
2 35 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 25 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (2.55%) Mobile App
4 21 (2.55%) Open Source
5 20 (2.43%) NHS
6 18 (2.19%) Mobile Computing
7 17 (2.07%) N-Tier
8 15 (1.82%) GIS
9 13 (1.58%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.58%) Data Integration
10 12 (1.46%) PMI
10 12 (1.46%) Taxonomies
10 12 (1.46%) CESG
11 11 (1.34%) Clustering
11 11 (1.34%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (1.09%) Cryptography
12 9 (1.09%) Ontologies
12 9 (1.09%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 99 (12.04%) Windows
2 37 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (4.26%) Linux
4 27 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (2.80%) Android
7 21 (2.55%) Solaris
8 20 (2.43%) Apple iOS
9 18 (2.19%) UNIX
10 16 (1.95%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.95%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.46%) AIX
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.49%) VMS
13 3 (0.36%) HPUX
13 3 (0.36%) zOS
14 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.24%) CentOS
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.12%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (33.21%) TOGAF
2 131 (15.94%) SOA
3 113 (13.75%) ITIL
4 111 (13.50%) Technical Architecture
5 105 (12.77%) Project Management
6 94 (11.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (10.46%) UML
8 85 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
9 77 (9.37%) Business Intelligence
9 77 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (8.52%) PRINCE2
11 68 (8.27%) Data Modelling
12 63 (7.66%) Service Management
13 61 (7.42%) Migration
14 47 (5.72%) Security Architecture
15 46 (5.60%) CRM
15 46 (5.60%) E-Commerce
16 44 (5.35%) Scrum
16 44 (5.35%) Data Architecture
17 43 (5.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (14.36%) Java
2 38 (4.62%) C#
3 34 (4.14%) SQL
4 18 (2.19%) VB
5 15 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.46%) C
7 10 (1.22%) C++
7 10 (1.22%) Python
8 9 (1.09%) Objective-C
9 6 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.61%) Ruby
10 5 (0.61%) ABAP
11 4 (0.49%) VBA
11 4 (0.49%) Perl
11 4 (0.49%) PHP
12 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.24%) R
13 2 (0.24%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.12%) Korn
14 1 (0.12%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 80 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 70 (8.52%) Degree
3 55 (6.69%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.55%) CISSP
5 12 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.22%) CISM
8 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.97%) MCSE
10 7 (0.85%) ISEB
11 6 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.73%) ISSAP
12 4 (0.49%) CCNA
13 3 (0.36%) CCA
13 3 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.36%) APMP
14 2 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.04%) QA
2 22 (2.68%) COBIT
3 20 (2.43%) PCI DSS
4 17 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.22%) SLA
6 7 (0.85%) HL7
7 5 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.61%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.49%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.49%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.24%) P3O
9 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.24%) GxP
10 1 (0.12%) GAMP
10 1 (0.12%) GMP
System Software
1 28 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.19%) VMware ESX
3 17 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.34%) XenApp
5 7 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.36%) vCloud
6 3 (0.36%) XenServer
6 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.61%) Netcool
2 5 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.24%) Ansible
5 2 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.24%) Puppet
5 2 (0.24%) Nagios
5 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.12%) MOM
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 146 (17.76%) Oracle
2 119 (14.48%) Microsoft
3 53 (6.45%) SAP
4 44 (5.35%) IBM
5 42 (5.11%) VMware
6 29 (3.53%) HP
7 25 (3.04%) Cisco
8 18 (2.19%) TIBCO
8 18 (2.19%) JBoss
9 17 (2.07%) Citrix
10 13 (1.58%) webMethods
11 12 (1.46%) CA
12 11 (1.34%) Nimsoft
13 10 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (1.22%) Casewise
14 9 (1.09%) EMC
14 9 (1.09%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.97%) Siebel
16 7 (0.85%) Sun
16 7 (0.85%) AccuRev
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London
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Rate: £600 - £750 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
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Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
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Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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City of London
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esynergy Solutions - UK
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West Midlands
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