The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Architect
UK
Rank 546 560 578
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 35 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 23
Median daily rate £525 £475 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £690 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £475 £520
% change year-on-year
-17.36% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.99 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 -

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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured IT Architect in the job title.

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

IT Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IT Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Architect
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 33 £525 +7.69% 15
London -1 15 £600 +9.09% 4
South East +13 7 £450 +20.00% 1
East of England +5 6 £350 -40.42% 1
Essex +3 5 £350 -
Berkshire +14 3 - -
South West +13 2 £410 -2.38% 2
Hampshire +10 2 £500 +42.85%
Wiltshire +3 2 £410 -
City of London -5 2 £650 +8.33%
Edinburgh +20 1 £475 +2.70%
Scotland +19 1 £475 +5.55%
West Yorkshire +17 1 £375 -21.05% 1
Manchester +16 1 - -
North West +16 1 - -
Bradford +16 1 £375 -21.05%
Reading +13 1 - -
Yorkshire +13 1 £375 -21.05% 1
Basingstoke +7 1 £413 -
West Sussex +3 1 £450 -28.00%
Worthing - 1 £450 -
Corsham - 1 £410 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £588 -
Bolton - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £575 -

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring IT Architect in the job title.

1 28 (32.18%) TOGAF
2 27 (31.03%) Finance
3 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (18.39%) Java
5 14 (16.09%) SOA
6 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (14.94%) Big Data
6 13 (14.94%) Analytics
7 12 (13.79%) J2EE
7 12 (13.79%) Marketing
7 12 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (13.79%) Banking
7 12 (13.79%) Open Source
8 11 (12.64%) Zachman Framework
8 11 (12.64%) .NET
8 11 (12.64%) Legal
8 11 (12.64%) Big Data Analytics
8 11 (12.64%) Data Analytics
9 10 (11.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (11.49%) Adobe Campaign
9 10 (11.49%) Virtual Team
9 10 (11.49%) OO
9 10 (11.49%) SMS
9 10 (11.49%) Adobe
9 10 (11.49%) Social Media
9 10 (11.49%) Data Architecture
10 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
10 9 (10.34%) Degree

IT Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.30%) Apache
2 2 (2.30%) JBoss
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.15%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) SMS
2 4 (4.60%) WAN
3 3 (3.45%) Firewall
3 3 (3.45%) LAN
3 3 (3.45%) MPLS
3 3 (3.45%) VPN
4 2 (2.30%) 3G
4 2 (2.30%) LTE
4 2 (2.30%) Network Security
4 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.30%) VoIP
5 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.15%) Internet
5 1 (1.15%) IPsec
5 1 (1.15%) PSTN
5 1 (1.15%) SAN
5 1 (1.15%) SNMP
5 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) Big Data
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.30%) QlikView
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) HBase
5 1 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
2 12 (13.79%) Marketing
3 11 (12.64%) Legal
4 6 (6.90%) Retail
5 5 (5.75%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.45%) Billing
8 1 (1.15%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.15%) French Language
8 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) J2EE
2 11 (12.64%) .NET
3 4 (4.60%) Web Services
4 3 (3.45%) HTML
5 2 (2.30%) HTML5
5 2 (2.30%) REST
5 2 (2.30%) SOAP
6 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.15%) CSS
6 1 (1.15%) JSF
6 1 (1.15%) JSP
6 1 (1.15%) Middleware
6 1 (1.15%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.15%) SAML
6 1 (1.15%) Servlets
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (1.15%) WinForms
6 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Social Media
1 10 (11.49%) Virtual Team
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.30%) Equities
5 1 (1.15%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) EPoS
5 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.15%) PKI
5 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Unix
2 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) TOGAF
2 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.39%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (16.09%) SOA
5 13 (14.94%) Analytics
5 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (13.79%) Open Source
6 12 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (12.64%) Big Data Analytics
7 11 (12.64%) Data Analytics
7 11 (12.64%) Zachman Framework
8 10 (11.49%) Data Architecture
8 10 (11.49%) OO
9 8 (9.20%) SDLC
9 8 (9.20%) Security Architecture
10 7 (8.05%) Data Management
10 7 (8.05%) Data Modelling
10 7 (8.05%) Information Security
11 5 (5.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.39%) Java
2 3 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) C
3 1 (1.15%) C#
3 1 (1.15%) Python
3 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
1 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) CISSP
4 3 (3.45%) CISA
4 3 (3.45%) CISM
4 3 (3.45%) ISEB
5 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) GIAC
5 2 (2.30%) SANS
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) CEH
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CISMP
6 1 (1.15%) CITP
6 1 (1.15%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.60%) MiFID
3 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.30%) PA-DSS
5 1 (1.15%) COBIT
5 1 (1.15%) GDPR
5 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Snort
2 2 (2.30%) vSphere
3 1 (1.15%) Firmware
3 1 (1.15%) HDFS
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) vRealize
2 1 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Adobe
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.90%) Splunk
5 5 (5.75%) VMware
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco
6 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.45%) SAP
7 2 (2.30%) Gemalto
7 2 (2.30%) Intel
7 2 (2.30%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.30%) NetApp
7 2 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.30%) Sourcefire
7 2 (2.30%) Tripwire
8 1 (1.15%) Citrix
8 1 (1.15%) F5
8 1 (1.15%) PTC
8 1 (1.15%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds
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