Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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.

Architect
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 14 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 366 355 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.79% 7.95% 8.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.23% 8.32% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 213 310
East of England median daily rate £550 £505 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.91% -8.18% +2.33%
10th Percentile £425 £375 £413
90th Percentile £688 £648 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 14
East of England median hourly rate £66.25 £42.84 £45.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.65% -6.82% +33.12%
10th Percentile £42.63 £42.32 £32.09
90th Percentile £90.88 £44.20 £62.85
England median hourly rate £52.00 £44.25 £50.99
% change year-on-year +17.51% -13.22% +17.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,448 4,269 4,826
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 95.57% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,566 2,471 2,825
East of England median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £218
90th Percentile £583 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 338 470
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +16.46%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.93 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in the East of England

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in the East of England

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in the East of England

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in the East of England

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Architect in the East of England

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 102 £525 - 25
Cambridgeshire -1 92 £595 +25.26% 20
Bedfordshire -5 77 £588 +12.98% 11
Essex +6 66 £625 +44.93% 2
Norfolk +2 47 £488 -19.75% 8
Suffolk -8 6 £525 -0.94% 4
East Anglia +1 1 - -
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 131 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.23%) SOA
3 72 (19.67%) Finance
4 65 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
5 57 (15.57%) Mentoring
6 52 (14.21%) E-Commerce
7 50 (13.66%) Enterprise Architecture
8 49 (13.39%) TOGAF
9 48 (13.11%) Analytics
10 41 (11.20%) Microservices
10 41 (11.20%) Scrum
11 40 (10.93%) Retail
12 38 (10.38%) TDD
12 38 (10.38%) Migration
12 38 (10.38%) Java
12 38 (10.38%) Coaching
13 36 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
14 35 (9.56%) PaaS
14 35 (9.56%) Marketing
14 35 (9.56%) .NET
15 33 (9.02%) SAP
16 32 (8.74%) Cybersecurity
17 31 (8.47%) Docker
17 31 (8.47%) Data Centre
17 31 (8.47%) C#
17 31 (8.47%) Data Modelling
17 31 (8.47%) Microsoft
18 30 (8.20%) NoSQL
19 29 (7.92%) Node.js

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (3.55%) Confluence
1 13 (3.55%) JBoss
1 13 (3.55%) WebSphere
2 12 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.28%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.01%) CMS
3 11 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (2.19%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.09%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.55%) IIS
6 2 (0.55%) Mule
6 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) HipChat
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (1.37%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (1.09%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.09%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Endur
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.27%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.27%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 65 (17.76%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (9.56%) PaaS
4 25 (6.83%) Google Analytics
4 25 (6.83%) Office 365
5 9 (2.46%) IaaS
5 9 (2.46%) SaaS
6 7 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (1.64%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (1.09%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.82%) Veeva
10 2 (0.55%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.55%) Force.com
10 2 (0.55%) GitHub
10 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.10%) HTTP
2 14 (3.83%) SSL
3 12 (3.28%) LAN
3 12 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 11 (3.01%) MPLS
5 9 (2.46%) Ethernet
6 8 (2.19%) DNS
6 8 (2.19%) Firewall
7 7 (1.91%) Network Security
7 7 (1.91%) Unified Communications
7 7 (1.91%) WAN
7 7 (1.91%) Wireless
8 6 (1.64%) Skype
8 6 (1.64%) VXLAN
8 6 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.37%) Internet
9 5 (1.37%) OSPF
9 5 (1.37%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.20%) NoSQL
2 27 (7.38%) MongoDB
3 19 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (4.37%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.73%) Big Data
6 10 (2.73%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.19%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (2.19%) HBase
9 7 (1.91%) Amazon QuickSight
9 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.91%) Impala
10 5 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.37%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.09%) Parquet
11 4 (1.09%) Power BI
11 4 (1.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (4.64%) JIRA
2 14 (3.83%) Subversion
3 10 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.19%) Maven
5 6 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.09%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (0.82%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.55%) MSI
9 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.55%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.27%) Checkstyle
10 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.27%) ERwin
10 1 (0.27%) Gradle
10 1 (0.27%) Selenium
10 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 72 (19.67%) Finance
2 40 (10.93%) Retail
3 35 (9.56%) Marketing
4 25 (6.83%) Advertising
5 21 (5.74%) Law
6 17 (4.64%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.28%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.64%) Electronics
9 6 (1.64%) Legal
10 3 (0.82%) Billing
11 2 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.27%) Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Local Government
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.56%) .NET
2 29 (7.92%) Kafka
2 29 (7.92%) Node.js
3 28 (7.65%) Middleware
4 25 (6.83%) .NET Core
4 25 (6.83%) Web Services
5 17 (4.64%) J2EE
6 12 (3.28%) REST
7 10 (2.73%) SOAP
8 8 (2.19%) XML
9 7 (1.91%) IBM Integration Bus
9 7 (1.91%) Visualforce
10 6 (1.64%) JMS
11 5 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (1.37%) XSD
12 4 (1.09%) Apache Avro
12 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.09%) Java EE
12 4 (1.09%) XML Schema
13 3 (0.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.47%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.73%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.19%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.19%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.64%) DataPower
8 6 (1.64%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.37%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.37%) SCADA
10 4 (1.09%) FMCG
10 4 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.09%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.74%) Windows
2 14 (3.83%) Unix
3 13 (3.55%) Solaris
4 10 (2.73%) Linux
5 8 (2.19%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.37%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.55%) Android
9 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) HPUX
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (26.23%) SOA
3 57 (15.57%) Mentoring
4 52 (14.21%) E-Commerce
5 50 (13.66%) Enterprise Architecture
6 49 (13.39%) TOGAF
7 48 (13.11%) Analytics
8 41 (11.20%) Microservices
8 41 (11.20%) Scrum
9 38 (10.38%) Coaching
9 38 (10.38%) Migration
9 38 (10.38%) TDD
10 36 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (8.74%) Cybersecurity
12 31 (8.47%) Data Modelling
13 26 (7.10%) ITIL
13 26 (7.10%) OO
13 26 (7.10%) Security Architecture
14 25 (6.83%) BDD
15 24 (6.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.38%) Java
2 31 (8.47%) C#
3 16 (4.37%) PowerShell
4 14 (3.83%) C
4 14 (3.83%) SQL
5 12 (3.28%) VBScript
6 7 (1.91%) Apex Code
7 6 (1.64%) Perl
7 6 (1.64%) Python
8 4 (1.09%) VB
9 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.82%) Ruby
10 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.55%) R
10 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.27%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.27%) Groovy
11 1 (0.27%) JCL
11 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (3.55%) Degree
1 13 (3.55%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.73%) CISSP
4 7 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (1.64%) MCSE
6 5 (1.37%) CCNA
7 4 (1.09%) CCIE
7 4 (1.09%) CCNP
7 4 (1.09%) CISM
7 4 (1.09%) JNCIE
8 3 (0.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.82%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.82%) CCDA
8 3 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.55%) CCSP
9 2 (0.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.83%) PCI DSS
1 14 (3.83%) QA
2 13 (3.55%) GDPR
3 10 (2.73%) COBIT
4 8 (2.19%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.91%) COSO
6 6 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.27%) GCP
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (8.47%) Docker
2 24 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (1.64%) XenApp
5 4 (1.09%) Apache Flume
5 4 (1.09%) HDFS
6 3 (0.82%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.27%) vSphere
8 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.37%) Ansible
1 5 (1.37%) Oozie
2 4 (1.09%) AppDNA
2 4 (1.09%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.09%) Mesos
2 4 (1.09%) Puppet
3 3 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (0.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (0.82%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.82%) QRadar
3 3 (0.82%) SCCM
4 2 (0.55%) Nessus
4 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.55%) Terraform
5 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.27%) Rancher
5 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.27%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.27%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (9.02%) SAP
2 31 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.10%) Google
3 26 (7.10%) Oracle
4 14 (3.83%) IBM
5 11 (3.01%) VMware
6 9 (2.46%) Cisco
7 8 (2.19%) Citrix
7 8 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.19%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.64%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.37%) BMC
9 5 (1.37%) Juniper
9 5 (1.37%) Remedy
9 5 (1.37%) Splunk
9 5 (1.37%) Tableau
9 5 (1.37%) webMethods
10 4 (1.09%) Lumesse
10 4 (1.09%) Meraki
10 4 (1.09%) Thycotic