The table below looks at the statistics for the Integration 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 Integration Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Architect
Rank 576 535 539
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Architect 42 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.097% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.10% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 22
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£510 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £513 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Integration Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Integration Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Integration Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Integration Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Integration Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Integration Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Integration Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Integration Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Integration Architect
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 Integration Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -35 42 £510 +2.00% 8
West Midlands -9 14 £500 - 1
London -17 10 £550 +18.91% 2
East Midlands +5 4 £475 -5.00%
South East -30 4 £475 -11.62% 2
City of London +21 2 £350 -18.12% 1
Reading +17 2 - -
Berkshire +5 2 - - 1
East of England -16 2 £563 -
South West -36 2 £500 +5.26% 1
North West - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £525 -
Northampton - 1 £525 -
Bath - 1 £500 -
Brentwood - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -

Integration Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Integration 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 Integration Architect in their job title.

1 62 (48.06%) SOA
2 45 (34.88%) IBM
3 40 (31.01%) SAP
4 38 (29.46%) WebSphere
5 30 (23.26%) Web Services
6 29 (22.48%) SOAP
7 25 (19.38%) Java
8 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
8 23 (17.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 21 (16.28%) Middleware
9 21 (16.28%) webMethods
10 20 (15.50%) Oracle
11 19 (14.73%) TOGAF
12 18 (13.95%) Finance
13 17 (13.18%) WebSphere MQ
13 17 (13.18%) EAI
13 17 (13.18%) DataPower
13 17 (13.18%) REST
14 16 (12.40%) Migration
15 15 (11.63%) Software AG
15 15 (11.63%) SQL
15 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
16 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
16 14 (10.85%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (10.08%) PL/SQL
17 13 (10.08%) ETL
17 13 (10.08%) MS Excel
18 12 (9.30%) XML
18 12 (9.30%) UML

Integration Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Integration 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 Integration Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (29.46%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.85%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.88%) JBoss
5 4 (3.10%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.33%) Apache
6 3 (2.33%) Lync
7 2 (1.55%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.78%) Documentum
8 1 (0.78%) SAS
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.78%) IIS
8 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.75%) ResourceLink
2 4 (3.10%) TRIRIGA
2 4 (3.10%) SAP FI
2 4 (3.10%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (3.10%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.78%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) SaaS
2 10 (7.75%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.55%) Taleo
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) HTTP
2 5 (3.88%) FTP
3 3 (2.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.55%) WAN
5 1 (0.78%) LDAP
5 1 (0.78%) SAN
5 1 (0.78%) Firewall
5 1 (0.78%) NAS
5 1 (0.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) OLTP
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.78%) DB2
5 1 (0.78%) MS Access
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) JUnit
1 4 (3.10%) Maven
2 3 (2.33%) Checkstyle
2 3 (2.33%) Selenium
2 3 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.33%) FindBugs
2 3 (2.33%) Gradle
3 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Automotive
3 4 (3.10%) Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Front Office
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Billing
5 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.26%) Web Services
2 29 (22.48%) SOAP
3 23 (17.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 21 (16.28%) Middleware
5 17 (13.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 17 (13.18%) REST
6 12 (9.30%) XML
7 11 (8.53%) XSD
7 11 (8.53%) JMS
8 10 (7.75%) WSDL
8 10 (7.75%) .NET
9 4 (3.10%) J2EE
9 4 (3.10%) Apache Camel
10 3 (2.33%) XSLT
10 3 (2.33%) JSON
10 3 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.55%) WCF
11 2 (1.55%) WF
11 2 (1.55%) SAP PI
11 2 (1.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) DataPower
2 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.88%) AS400
5 4 (3.10%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.10%) Kindle
6 3 (2.33%) Open Source
7 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.78%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.78%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.20%) UNIX
1 8 (6.20%) Windows
2 5 (3.88%) zOS
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Solaris
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.06%) SOA
2 19 (14.73%) TOGAF
3 17 (13.18%) EAI
4 16 (12.40%) Migration
5 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.08%) ETL
6 12 (9.30%) UML
6 12 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (7.75%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (7.75%) Data Mapping
8 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.98%) RUP
9 8 (6.20%) ERP
10 7 (5.43%) ITIL
10 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.43%) Data Migration
10 7 (5.43%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.65%) Use Case
11 6 (4.65%) PLM
12 5 (3.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.38%) Java
2 15 (11.63%) SQL
3 13 (10.08%) PL/SQL
4 12 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.53%) VBA
5 11 (8.53%) Python
5 11 (8.53%) Perl
6 2 (1.55%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) C
7 1 (0.78%) VBScript
7 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.53%) Degree
4 8 (6.20%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 1 (0.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) SAP ITS
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (34.88%) IBM
2 40 (31.01%) SAP
3 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
4 21 (16.28%) webMethods
5 20 (15.50%) Oracle
6 15 (11.63%) Software AG
7 12 (9.30%) TIBCO
8 11 (8.53%) Dell
9 3 (2.33%) Avaya
9 3 (2.33%) Green Hat
9 3 (2.33%) Talend
10 2 (1.55%) Cisco
10 2 (1.55%) VMware
10 2 (1.55%) CA
11 1 (0.78%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.78%) Informatica
11 1 (0.78%) Borland
11 1 (0.78%) Teradata
11 1 (0.78%) Curam
11 1 (0.78%) Altiris