The table below looks at the statistics for the Messaging 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 Messaging Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Messaging Architect
Rank 613 585 559
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Architect 10 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.016% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.017% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 15
Average daily rate £500 £513 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £460 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £400
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
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Messaging Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Messaging Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Messaging Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Messaging Architect
Daily Rate Trend

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

Messaging Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Messaging Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Messaging Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Messaging Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Messaging Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Messaging Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Messaging Architect
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 9 £500 -2.43%
West Midlands - 6 £500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £500 -
Atherstone - 5 £500 -
Bedfordshire +8 2 £588 -
East of England +2 2 £588 -
Luton 0 2 £588 -
London -6 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -

Messaging Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Messaging 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 Messaging Architect in their job title.

1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
3 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
3 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (36.84%) Skype for Business
4 7 (36.84%) Office 365
4 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) Skype
5 6 (31.58%) MS Office
5 6 (31.58%) IBM Notes
5 6 (31.58%) IBM Domino
5 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
5 6 (31.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (31.58%) SOA
5 6 (31.58%) IBM
5 6 (31.58%) Lotus
5 6 (31.58%) Microservices
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
7 4 (21.05%) REST
7 4 (21.05%) MSMQ
7 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud

Messaging Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Messaging 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 Messaging Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (36.84%) Skype for Business
3 6 (31.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (31.58%) IBM Domino
3 6 (31.58%) IBM Notes
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.53%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) MSMQ
2 4 (21.05%) REST
2 4 (21.05%) SOAP
2 4 (21.05%) WCF
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Microservices
2 6 (31.58%) SOA
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Low Latency
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) AOP
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Presales
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) Lotus
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat