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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Architect
Rank 539 521 510
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Architect 47 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 33
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.48% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £398 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £677 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £520 £531 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +18.05%
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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 29 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 22 December 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 -37 46 £500 -2.43% 9
West Midlands +2 12 £463 -
London -1 11 £400 -20.00% 5
East Midlands +3 7 £378 -37.08% 2
East of England - 7 £575 - 1
South East -23 4 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +4 2 - -
City of London -3 2 £350 -17.64% 2
South West -31 2 £450 -5.26%
Nottingham - 2 - -
Reading +10 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bath - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Romford - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
Newbury - - - -

Integration Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 46 (46.46%) SOA
2 27 (27.27%) IBM
3 22 (22.22%) Middleware
4 21 (21.21%) Oracle
4 21 (21.21%) EAI
5 20 (20.20%) SAP
6 19 (19.19%) Java
7 18 (18.18%) WebSphere
8 16 (16.16%) Web Services
8 16 (16.16%) REST
9 15 (15.15%) Software AG
9 15 (15.15%) webMethods
10 14 (14.14%) SQL
11 13 (13.13%) .NET
11 13 (13.13%) SOAP
12 12 (12.12%) TIBCO
12 12 (12.12%) Finance
13 11 (11.11%) XML
13 11 (11.11%) WSDL
13 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 11 (11.11%) Open Source
14 10 (10.10%) PL/SQL
14 10 (10.10%) XSD
14 10 (10.10%) Retail
14 10 (10.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 10 (10.10%) SaaS
15 9 (9.09%) VBA
15 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
15 9 (9.09%) Degree
16 8 (8.08%) SQL Server

Integration Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.07%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.05%) NetWeaver
3 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.05%) JBoss
4 3 (3.03%) Apache
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.03%) Mule
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.01%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.01%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.07%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.01%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) SaaS
2 7 (7.07%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.01%) Taleo
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.01%) PaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) HTTP
2 3 (3.03%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.03%) SAN
2 3 (3.03%) DMZ
2 3 (3.03%) Firewall
2 3 (3.03%) NAS
2 3 (3.03%) AMQP
2 3 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (1.01%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) DB2
3 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.01%) OLTP
5 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (2.02%) SoapUI
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.01%) Selenium
2 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.01%) JUnit
2 1 (1.01%) FindBugs
2 1 (1.01%) Gradle
2 1 (1.01%) ERwin
2 1 (1.01%) Maven
2 1 (1.01%) Checkstyle
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Retail
3 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.02%) Automotive
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Billing
6 1 (1.01%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.22%) Middleware
2 16 (16.16%) Web Services
2 16 (16.16%) REST
3 13 (13.13%) .NET
3 13 (13.13%) SOAP
4 11 (11.11%) XML
4 11 (11.11%) WSDL
5 10 (10.10%) XSD
5 10 (10.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (8.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (6.06%) J2EE
8 5 (5.05%) JSON
9 4 (4.04%) Apache Camel
9 4 (4.04%) HTML
9 4 (4.04%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (4.04%) JMS
10 3 (3.03%) Java EE
10 3 (3.03%) XSLT
11 2 (2.02%) Spring
11 2 (2.02%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Open Source
2 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) Data Integration
3 7 (7.07%) DataPower
4 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.04%) Kindle
6 3 (3.03%) Clustering
6 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) AS400
7 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.01%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) UNIX
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Solaris
2 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) zOS
4 1 (1.01%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.46%) SOA
2 21 (21.21%) EAI
3 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (8.08%) ETL
4 6 (6.06%) ERP
4 6 (6.06%) TOGAF
4 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.05%) Migration
5 5 (5.05%) Use Case
5 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.05%) ITIL
6 4 (4.04%) UML
6 4 (4.04%) CRM
6 4 (4.04%) Validation
7 3 (3.03%) Data Architecture
7 3 (3.03%) Business Transformation
7 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.03%) Project Management
7 3 (3.03%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.19%) Java
2 14 (14.14%) SQL
3 10 (10.10%) PL/SQL
4 9 (9.09%) VBA
5 8 (8.08%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.07%) Python
6 7 (7.07%) Perl
7 2 (2.02%) C#
8 1 (1.01%) C
8 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) SAP ITS
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (2.02%) CA LISA
2 1 (1.01%) OpenAM
2 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) IBM
2 21 (21.21%) Oracle
3 20 (20.20%) SAP
4 15 (15.15%) Software AG
4 15 (15.15%) webMethods
5 12 (12.12%) TIBCO
6 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.07%) Dell
8 3 (3.03%) Intel
8 3 (3.03%) VMware
8 3 (3.03%) WSO2
9 2 (2.02%) Green Hat
9 2 (2.02%) Talend
9 2 (2.02%) EMC
10 1 (1.01%) Sybase
10 1 (1.01%) Teradata
10 1 (1.01%) Tableau
10 1 (1.01%) BEA
10 1 (1.01%) CA
10 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
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