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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Architect
Rank 591 586 582
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 47 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.12% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.12% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 33
Median daily rate £500 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £670 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £538
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.99 -
UK excluding London median 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
48175 51856 52713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31544 33013 33319
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1684 2028 2169
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 2016.

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 30 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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 43 £450 -5.26% 16
London -6 18 £575 +4.54% 7
South East +14 9 £500 +42.85% 3
Essex +8 5 £350 -12.50%
East of England +8 5 £350 -26.31%
Edinburgh +25 4 £538 +19.44%
Scotland +9 4 £538 +19.44%
Berkshire +9 4 £500 -23.07% 2
South West +9 3 £365 -17.97% 3
City of London +4 3 £520 -13.33% 1
Hampshire +14 2 £500 +42.85%
West Sussex +10 2 £475 -24.00%
East Midlands -3 2 £483 -
Wiltshire -8 2 £410 - 2
West Midlands -29 2 £425 -22.72% 2
Cheshire +6 1 £600 +20.00%
Derbyshire +1 1 £440 -
Derby 0 1 £440 -
Warwickshire -2 1 £425 -22.72%
Warrington -5 1 £600 -14.28%
North West -7 1 £600 +33.33%
Kent - 1 £563 - 1
Bristol - 1 £320 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £563 -
Horsham - 1 £500 -
Worthing - 1 £450 -
Corsham - 1 £410 -
Swindon - 1 - - 2
Newbury - 1 £450 - 1
Croydon - 1 - -

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 35 (31.53%) TOGAF
2 31 (27.93%) Finance
3 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.02%) Java
5 19 (17.12%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (17.12%) Big Data
6 18 (16.22%) Banking
6 18 (16.22%) SOA
7 16 (14.41%) .NET
7 16 (14.41%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (12.61%) CISSP
8 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (12.61%) Analytics
9 13 (11.71%) J2EE
10 12 (10.81%) Legal
10 12 (10.81%) Marketing
10 12 (10.81%) Zachman Framework
10 12 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
10 12 (10.81%) Open Source
10 12 (10.81%) Big Data Analytics
10 12 (10.81%) Data Analytics
11 11 (9.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (9.91%) Adobe Campaign
11 11 (9.91%) SDLC
11 11 (9.91%) Virtual Team
11 11 (9.91%) Social Media
11 11 (9.91%) Oracle
11 11 (9.91%) OO
11 11 (9.91%) SMS

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 11 (9.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) JBoss
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.90%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.90%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.90%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) IaaS
3 1 (0.90%) PaaS
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) SMS
2 5 (4.50%) WAN
3 4 (3.60%) LAN
3 4 (3.60%) MPLS
4 3 (2.70%) Network Security
4 3 (2.70%) VPN
5 2 (1.80%) 3G
5 2 (1.80%) Firewall
5 2 (1.80%) Intranet
5 2 (1.80%) LTE
5 2 (1.80%) SSL
5 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.80%) VoIP
6 1 (0.90%) DNS
6 1 (0.90%) FTP
6 1 (0.90%) HTTP
6 1 (0.90%) Internet
6 1 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.90%) NAS
6 1 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) Big Data
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.90%) HBase
6 1 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.90%) QlikView
6 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.90%) Travis CI
1 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (27.93%) Finance
2 18 (16.22%) Banking
3 12 (10.81%) Legal
3 12 (10.81%) Marketing
4 8 (7.21%) Investment Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Retail
5 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.80%) Back Office
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
6 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) French Language
7 1 (0.90%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.41%) .NET
2 13 (11.71%) J2EE
3 3 (2.70%) Web Services
4 2 (1.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.80%) HTML5
4 2 (1.80%) Middleware
4 2 (1.80%) Velocity
5 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.90%) Java EE
5 1 (0.90%) REST
5 1 (0.90%) SAML
5 1 (0.90%) Spring
5 1 (0.90%) WCF
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (0.90%) WinForms
5 1 (0.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Social Media
1 11 (9.91%) Virtual Team
2 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.50%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.80%) EPoS
5 2 (1.80%) Equities
5 2 (1.80%) PKI
5 2 (1.80%) Social Network
6 1 (0.90%) Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Linux
3 3 (2.70%) Unix
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) TOGAF
2 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (16.22%) SOA
5 16 (14.41%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (12.61%) Analytics
6 14 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.81%) Big Data Analytics
7 12 (10.81%) Data Analytics
7 12 (10.81%) Digital Marketing
7 12 (10.81%) Open Source
7 12 (10.81%) Zachman Framework
8 11 (9.91%) OO
8 11 (9.91%) SDLC
9 10 (9.01%) Data Architecture
10 9 (8.11%) Data Management
10 9 (8.11%) Security Architecture
11 8 (7.21%) ITIL
11 8 (7.21%) SIEM
12 7 (6.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.02%) Java
2 8 (7.21%) SQL
3 2 (1.80%) C
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) Python
4 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) CISSP
2 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.21%) Degree
5 7 (6.31%) CISM
6 6 (5.41%) CISA
7 4 (3.60%) CCNP
7 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.80%) GIAC
8 2 (1.80%) ISEB
8 2 (1.80%) SANS
9 1 (0.90%) CEH
9 1 (0.90%) CISMP
9 1 (0.90%) CITP
9 1 (0.90%) CRISC
9 1 (0.90%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (6.31%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.60%) MiFID
3 3 (2.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.80%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.90%) COBIT
5 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
3 2 (1.80%) XenApp
3 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.90%) Firmware
4 1 (0.90%) HDFS
4 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.90%) Snort
4 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) vRealize
2 1 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Adobe
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) SAP
3 5 (4.50%) Splunk
4 4 (3.60%) VMware
5 3 (2.70%) Cisco
5 3 (2.70%) Citrix
5 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.80%) F5
6 2 (1.80%) Gemalto
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Infor
6 2 (1.80%) Intel
6 2 (1.80%) Juniper
6 2 (1.80%) Kaspersky
6 2 (1.80%) NetApp
6 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.80%) Tripwire
7 1 (0.90%) FireEye
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