The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional 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 Functional Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Architect
Rank 595 588 534
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Architect 2 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.022% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Average daily rate
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- £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 £399
% change year-on-year
- +25.39%
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
51405 50272 44109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.27% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31215 30675 25226
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 1987 2178
Average hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Functional Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Functional Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Functional Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Functional Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Functional Architect
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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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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 -11 1 - - 1
London -14 1 - - 1

Functional Architect
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Functional 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 Functional Architect in their job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Norwegian Language
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Mason
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
3 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Eloqua
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) BigMachines
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Siebel
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) EAM

Functional Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Functional 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 Functional Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
1 1 (16.67%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (16.67%) Mason
1 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) EAM
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Siebel
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Eloqua