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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Integration Architect
Rank 574 532 535
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Architect 49 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.081% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.087% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 16
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£550 £488 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £679 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +8.33%
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
52582 48184 52592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.68% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32352 29013 29451
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2039 2629
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 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 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 2 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 -23 48 £550 +12.82% 11
West Midlands -19 10 £550 -
London +9 9 £616 +26.41% 6
South East -10 6 £475 -9.52% 1
North West - 6 £525 -
East Midlands +7 5 £475 -5.00%
East of England -23 5 £569 +26.38% 3
Berkshire +10 3 £475 -9.52%
Birmingham -3 3 £675 -
Essex -8 3 £575 - 2
South West -29 2 £500 +5.26% 1
Reading - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £575 - 2
Bath - 1 £500 -
Northampton - 1 £525 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £525 -
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1

Integration Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 64 (48.48%) SOA
2 47 (35.61%) SAP
3 45 (34.09%) IBM
4 37 (28.03%) WebSphere
5 31 (23.48%) Web Services
6 29 (21.97%) SOAP
7 26 (19.70%) Microsoft
8 25 (18.94%) Java
8 25 (18.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 21 (15.91%) TOGAF
9 21 (15.91%) Middleware
9 21 (15.91%) webMethods
10 20 (15.15%) Oracle
11 18 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
11 18 (13.64%) Finance
11 18 (13.64%) DataPower
12 17 (12.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (12.88%) Migration
13 16 (12.12%) SQL
14 15 (11.36%) EAI
14 15 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (11.36%) Software AG
14 15 (11.36%) Security Cleared
14 15 (11.36%) REST
15 14 (10.61%) SC Cleared
16 13 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (9.85%) ETL
16 13 (9.85%) PL/SQL
16 13 (9.85%) XML
17 12 (9.09%) UML

Integration Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 37 (28.03%) WebSphere
2 15 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.03%) Apache
4 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.27%) Lync
6 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.52%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.76%) CMS
7 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.76%) IIS
7 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.76%) Documentum
7 1 (0.76%) SAS
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) ResourceLink
2 4 (3.03%) SAP FI
2 4 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (3.03%) SAP CO
2 4 (3.03%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.09%) SaaS
2 10 (7.58%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) HTTP
2 5 (3.79%) FTP
3 3 (2.27%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.52%) WAN
4 2 (1.52%) AMQP
5 1 (0.76%) NAS
5 1 (0.76%) SAN
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) Firewall
5 1 (0.76%) LDAP
5 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.76%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) JUnit
1 4 (3.03%) Maven
2 3 (2.27%) Gradle
2 3 (2.27%) FindBugs
2 3 (2.27%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.27%) Checkstyle
2 3 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.27%) Selenium
2 3 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.76%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 18 (13.64%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Automotive
3 5 (3.79%) Retail
4 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.76%) German Language
5 1 (0.76%) Billing
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (23.48%) Web Services
2 29 (21.97%) SOAP
3 25 (18.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 21 (15.91%) Middleware
5 18 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
6 15 (11.36%) REST
7 13 (9.85%) XML
8 11 (8.33%) XSD
8 11 (8.33%) JMS
9 10 (7.58%) WSDL
9 10 (7.58%) .NET
10 7 (5.30%) J2EE
11 6 (4.55%) SAP PI
12 4 (3.03%) Apache Camel
13 3 (2.27%) JSON
13 3 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
14 2 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
15 1 (0.76%) WebCenter
15 1 (0.76%) Spring
15 1 (0.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.64%) DataPower
2 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.79%) AS400
5 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.03%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.03%) Kindle
6 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.76%) Open Source
6 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.06%) Windows
2 7 (5.30%) UNIX
3 5 (3.79%) zOS
4 2 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) SOA
2 21 (15.91%) TOGAF
3 17 (12.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (12.88%) Migration
4 15 (11.36%) EAI
5 13 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.85%) ETL
6 12 (9.09%) UML
7 11 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (7.58%) Data Mapping
9 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.82%) ITIL
9 9 (6.82%) RUP
10 8 (6.06%) ERP
10 8 (6.06%) Data Migration
10 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.55%) PLM
11 6 (4.55%) Analytics
12 5 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.94%) Java
2 16 (12.12%) SQL
3 13 (9.85%) PL/SQL
4 11 (8.33%) Perl
4 11 (8.33%) VBA
4 11 (8.33%) Python
4 11 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.76%) VBScript
5 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.09%) Degree
4 8 (6.06%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 2 (1.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 47 (35.61%) SAP
2 45 (34.09%) IBM
3 26 (19.70%) Microsoft
4 21 (15.91%) webMethods
5 20 (15.15%) Oracle
6 15 (11.36%) Software AG
7 11 (8.33%) Dell
7 11 (8.33%) TIBCO
8 6 (4.55%) JBoss
9 3 (2.27%) Green Hat
9 3 (2.27%) Talend
9 3 (2.27%) VMware
9 3 (2.27%) Avaya
10 2 (1.52%) Cisco
10 2 (1.52%) Informatica
10 2 (1.52%) CA
10 2 (1.52%) ClickSoftware Technologies
11 1 (0.76%) Lumesse
11 1 (0.76%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.76%) Tableau
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