The median contractor rate for a Business Architect was £700 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Business Architect
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 159 189
Rank change year-on-year +13 +30  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Architect 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £700 £338 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +107.40% -17.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £338 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £338 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £538 £488
% change year-on-year +2.32% +10.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.91 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2952 3240 4937
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.16% 95.18% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2287 2586 3734
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £308 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +8.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £47.50 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Business Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Business Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Architect in the City of London

Business Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Architect in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Architect in the City of London

Business Architect Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Business 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 across the City of London region featuring Business Architect in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Target Operating Model
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
5 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 1 (9.09%) FedRAMP
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (9.09%) ISO27002
5 1 (9.09%) Data Encryption
5 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement

Business Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Target Operating Model
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Encryption
5 1 (9.09%) Facilities Management
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) FedRAMP
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO27002
1 1 (9.09%) Solvency II