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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Integration Architect
Rank 536 512 542
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +30
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Architect 77 84 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 18
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£525 £473 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £650 £609
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £513
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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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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 -25 77 £525 +11.11% 13
London +10 28 £520 -13.33% 10
West Midlands -14 12 £575 +21.05%
East of England +7 11 £550 +37.50% 2
North West -19 9 £483 -
South East -15 8 £500 +8.10%
City of London +2 5 £550 +1.85% 4
Birmingham -7 5 £450 -
Brentwood - 5 £575 -
Essex - 5 £575 -
Suffolk - 5 £525 - 2
Hampshire +1 4 £494 +23.43%
Ipswich - 4 £538 - 1
Preston +7 3 - -
Lancashire +3 3 - -
South West -18 3 £522 +73.83%
Knutsford - 3 £365 -
Cheshire - 3 £365 -
Berkshire +12 2 - -
Somerset +6 2 - -
East Midlands -11 2 - -
Yorkshire -21 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £538 -
Midlands -4 1 £600 -
Warwickshire -5 1 - -
Coventry -6 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £465 -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Integration Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 81 (49.39%) SOA
2 45 (27.44%) Oracle
3 43 (26.22%) WebSphere
4 42 (25.61%) IBM
5 37 (22.56%) Middleware
6 36 (21.95%) TIBCO
7 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
8 32 (19.51%) Web Services
9 31 (18.90%) XML
10 29 (17.68%) DataPower
11 28 (17.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 27 (16.46%) EAI
13 26 (15.85%) Java
14 25 (15.24%) SOAP
15 24 (14.63%) SAP
16 23 (14.02%) .NET
16 23 (14.02%) Finance
17 21 (12.80%) REST
18 20 (12.20%) TOGAF
18 20 (12.20%) webMethods
19 18 (10.98%) Migration
19 18 (10.98%) XSD
20 17 (10.37%) SQL Server
20 17 (10.37%) WSDL
21 16 (9.76%) E-Commerce
21 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
22 14 (8.54%) WebSphere MQ
22 14 (8.54%) SQL
23 13 (7.93%) UML
23 13 (7.93%) Banking

Integration Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 43 (26.22%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.88%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.44%) IIS
5 4 (2.44%) JBoss
5 4 (2.44%) Mule
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.22%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.61%) SAS
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.83%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.22%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.22%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.61%) Maximo
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.83%) SaaS
3 2 (1.22%) Boomi
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.22%) DMZ
1 2 (1.22%) Internet
1 2 (1.22%) Firewall
1 2 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) DNS
2 1 (0.61%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.83%) DB2
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.22%) Big Data
6 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 11 (6.71%) SoapUI
2 7 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.44%) ERwin
4 3 (1.83%) TestComplete
4 3 (1.83%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.83%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.22%) JIRA
6 1 (0.61%) NWDS
6 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.61%) gulp
General
1 23 (14.02%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Banking
3 11 (6.71%) Retail
4 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.83%) Automotive
7 2 (1.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.61%) French Language
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.56%) Middleware
2 32 (19.51%) Web Services
3 31 (18.90%) XML
4 28 (17.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 25 (15.24%) SOAP
6 23 (14.02%) .NET
7 21 (12.80%) REST
8 18 (10.98%) XSD
9 17 (10.37%) WSDL
10 14 (8.54%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (3.66%) RESTful
11 6 (3.66%) JMS
11 6 (3.66%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (3.05%) Apache Camel
12 5 (3.05%) J2EE
13 4 (2.44%) ADO
13 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET
13 4 (2.44%) XSLT
13 4 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
13 4 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) DataPower
2 5 (3.05%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.44%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.44%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.83%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.22%) Clustering
5 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.22%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.10%) Windows
2 2 (1.22%) Android
2 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.22%) UNIX
3 1 (0.61%) AIX
3 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (49.39%) SOA
2 27 (16.46%) EAI
3 20 (12.20%) TOGAF
4 18 (10.98%) Migration
5 16 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (9.76%) E-Commerce
6 13 (7.93%) UML
6 13 (7.93%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (7.32%) Integration Testing
7 12 (7.32%) CRM
8 11 (6.71%) Use Case
8 11 (6.71%) Zachman Framework
8 11 (6.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (6.10%) Data Migration
9 10 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (5.49%) ERP
11 8 (4.88%) ETL
11 8 (4.88%) RUP
11 8 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 8 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.85%) Java
2 14 (8.54%) SQL
3 8 (4.88%) VB
3 8 (4.88%) C#
4 5 (3.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.44%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.44%) VB6
6 3 (1.83%) Perl
6 3 (1.83%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.22%) VBA
7 2 (1.22%) Python
7 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.61%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (5.49%) Degree
2 7 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
3 1 (0.61%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) CA LISA
2 7 (4.27%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 45 (27.44%) Oracle
2 42 (25.61%) IBM
3 36 (21.95%) TIBCO
4 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
5 24 (14.63%) SAP
6 20 (12.20%) webMethods
7 11 (6.71%) Green Hat
7 11 (6.71%) Solace
8 7 (4.27%) Software AG
9 5 (3.05%) Informatica
10 4 (2.44%) Kofax
11 2 (1.22%) Kronos
11 2 (1.22%) Dell
11 2 (1.22%) Intel
11 2 (1.22%) WSO2
11 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.61%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.61%) Citrix
12 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
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