The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enterprise Architecture
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 28 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 19 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.31% 2.83% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 3.52% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Median daily rate £550 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £544 £525 £488
% change year-on-year +3.61% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  

Enterprise Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 325 256 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.78% 80.50% 86.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 176 208
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 11
Median hourly rate £25.50 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.78% +26.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £45.21 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Enterprise Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in Bedfordshire

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in Bedfordshire

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in Bedfordshire

Enterprise Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Luton 0 12 £625 +8.69%
Enterprise Architecture
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 16 (55.17%) E-Commerce
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (27.59%) Data Architecture
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) Data Integration
5 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
5 7 (24.14%) High Availability
5 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
6 6 (20.69%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
6 6 (20.69%) Java
7 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.24%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) Linux
7 5 (17.24%) MCSE
7 5 (17.24%) MCSA
7 5 (17.24%) Citrix
7 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 5 (17.24%) DNS
7 5 (17.24%) Middleware
7 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (17.24%) IaaS
7 5 (17.24%) People Management
7 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
7 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
7 5 (17.24%) XenApp
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
7 5 (17.24%) SaaS

Enterprise Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) IaaS
2 5 (17.24%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Architect
2 15 (51.72%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Data Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Integration Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Data Integration Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (10.34%) AWS Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Migration Specialist
7 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
8 2 (6.90%) CRM Architect
8 2 (6.90%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Hybris Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Java Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Middleware
2 4 (13.79%) JMS
2 4 (13.79%) JPA
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) Java EE
4 2 (6.90%) JDBC
4 2 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) EJB
5 1 (3.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) E-Commerce
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Data Architecture
3 7 (24.14%) Data Integration
3 7 (24.14%) High Availability
3 7 (24.14%) TOGAF
4 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
5 5 (17.24%) Open Source
5 5 (17.24%) People Management
6 4 (13.79%) Programme Governance
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
7 3 (10.34%) B2B
7 3 (10.34%) Cryptography
7 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) MCSA
1 5 (17.24%) MCSE
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCA
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.90%) VCAP
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) XenApp
2 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) hybris
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian