The median contractor rate for a Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / East of England
Rank 13 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 184 216 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.64% 8.79% 9.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.04% 9.12% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 132 179
Median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £521 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.15% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £62.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +127.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2035 2368 2531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.54% 96.38% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1381 1421
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 170 250
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.83 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Bedfordshire +2 43 £525 -9.09% 5
Cambridgeshire -3 38 £500 +3.09% 15
Hertfordshire -9 38 £563 +11.38% 2
Norfolk +18 32 £538 +34.37%
Essex -7 28 £519 -5.68% 2
Suffolk -3 7 £538 +16.21% 1
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 East of England region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 99 (28.61%) SOA
2 96 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (19.94%) Java
4 64 (18.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 63 (18.21%) Finance
6 59 (17.05%) .NET
7 55 (15.90%) TOGAF
8 54 (15.61%) J2EE
9 53 (15.32%) Oracle
10 50 (14.45%) OO
11 46 (13.29%) Web Services
11 46 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
12 45 (13.01%) E-Commerce
13 35 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
14 32 (9.25%) UML
14 32 (9.25%) Microsoft
14 32 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (8.96%) Scrum
15 31 (8.96%) Adobe
15 31 (8.96%) Linux
16 30 (8.67%) Information Security
16 30 (8.67%) Migration
17 29 (8.38%) Windows
17 29 (8.38%) SQL
17 29 (8.38%) Degree
18 28 (8.09%) Marketing
18 28 (8.09%) SAP
19 27 (7.80%) JavaScript
19 27 (7.80%) DevOps
20 26 (7.51%) Retail

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 16 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 16 (4.62%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (2.31%) CMS
3 8 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.87%) Alfresco
4 3 (0.87%) Apache
4 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.87%) IIS
4 3 (0.87%) nginx
4 3 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.87%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.58%) Documentum
5 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (0.58%) Site Server
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (3.18%) MS Excel
1 11 (3.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.29%) InVision
Business Applications
1 11 (3.18%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (1.16%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.87%) Unica
5 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.58%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.58%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.58%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.29%) assyst
6 1 (0.29%) Endur
6 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.29%) Odoo
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.78%) IaaS
3 12 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.02%) Office 365
5 5 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.45%) PaaS
5 5 (1.45%) SaaS
6 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.87%) Silverpop
7 2 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.29%) Boomi
8 1 (0.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Taleo
8 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.36%) Firewall
2 20 (5.78%) WAN
3 16 (4.62%) DNS
4 14 (4.05%) Internet
5 12 (3.47%) LAN
6 10 (2.89%) SMS
7 8 (2.31%) Network Security
8 6 (1.73%) HTTP
9 5 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.45%) DHCP
9 5 (1.45%) IPv4
10 3 (0.87%) MPLS
10 3 (0.87%) NAS
10 3 (0.87%) NetScaler
10 3 (0.87%) SAN
10 3 (0.87%) Skype
10 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.87%) VPN
10 3 (0.87%) Wireless
11 2 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.23%) Oracle Database
2 20 (5.78%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.20%) Big Data
3 18 (5.20%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.02%) MySQL
5 7 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.73%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.45%) Data Mart
7 5 (1.45%) MS Access
7 5 (1.45%) OLAP
7 5 (1.45%) OLTP
7 5 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (2.31%) PVCS
2 5 (1.45%) Axure RP
2 5 (1.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.87%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.87%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.58%) Ant
5 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.58%) JUnit
5 2 (0.58%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.58%) Redmine
5 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.29%) JBehave
6 1 (0.29%) JIRA
6 1 (0.29%) Selenium
6 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
General
1 63 (18.21%) Finance
2 28 (8.09%) Marketing
3 26 (7.51%) Retail
4 14 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.47%) Legal
6 10 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.60%) Banking
8 6 (1.73%) Electronics
9 5 (1.45%) Billing
10 2 (0.58%) Automotive
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (17.05%) .NET
2 54 (15.61%) J2EE
3 46 (13.29%) Web Services
4 26 (7.51%) Spring
5 24 (6.94%) XML
6 23 (6.65%) HTML
7 21 (6.07%) ASP.NET
8 19 (5.49%) Apache Flex
8 19 (5.49%) Hibernate
8 19 (5.49%) Middleware
9 15 (4.34%) JSON
10 14 (4.05%) REST
10 14 (4.05%) Servlets
10 14 (4.05%) XSLT
11 11 (3.18%) JSP
11 11 (3.18%) XML Schema
12 10 (2.89%) Java EE
13 9 (2.60%) RESTful
14 6 (1.73%) JMS
14 6 (1.73%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.05%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.47%) Social Media
3 11 (3.18%) User Experience
4 10 (2.89%) iPad
4 10 (2.89%) Virtual Team
5 9 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.31%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.73%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.73%) Clustering
7 6 (1.73%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.58%) DataPower
11 2 (0.58%) FMCG
11 2 (0.58%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.58%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.96%) Linux
2 29 (8.38%) Windows
3 7 (2.02%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.73%) Android
4 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.73%) Unix
4 6 (1.73%) VME
5 4 (1.16%) VMS
5 4 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.87%) MVS
6 3 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.58%) Solaris
8 1 (0.29%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.61%) SOA
2 96 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (18.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 55 (15.90%) TOGAF
5 50 (14.45%) OO
6 45 (13.01%) E-Commerce
7 35 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
8 32 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (9.25%) UML
9 31 (8.96%) Scrum
10 30 (8.67%) Information Security
10 30 (8.67%) Migration
11 27 (7.80%) DevOps
12 25 (7.23%) Service Management
13 24 (6.94%) Zachman Framework
14 22 (6.36%) Open Source
15 21 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (5.78%) High Availability
16 20 (5.78%) TDD
17 19 (5.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 69 (19.94%) Java
2 29 (8.38%) SQL
3 27 (7.80%) JavaScript
4 14 (4.05%) C#
5 9 (2.60%) C++
6 8 (2.31%) Ruby
7 7 (2.02%) Python
8 6 (1.73%) XPath
9 5 (1.45%) Apex Code
9 5 (1.45%) C
9 5 (1.45%) Delphi
9 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.87%) Go
10 3 (0.87%) Groovy
10 3 (0.87%) Lua
10 3 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.58%) Scala
11 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.58%) VBScript
12 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (8.38%) Degree
2 19 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.87%) CCNP
6 3 (0.87%) CCSA
6 3 (0.87%) CISSP
6 3 (0.87%) MCSE
6 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.58%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) CCIE
7 2 (0.58%) CISM
7 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.58%) MCITP
8 1 (0.29%) CCDE
8 1 (0.29%) CCNA
8 1 (0.29%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.29%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.76%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.73%) QA
4 4 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.58%) GDPR
5 2 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.58%) SDET
5 2 (0.58%) SEPA
6 1 (0.29%) GPG13
6 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (4.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.31%) Docker
4 4 (1.16%) BitLocker
4 4 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.16%) XenApp
5 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.58%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.73%) SCCM
2 4 (1.16%) Puppet
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.58%) Ansible
4 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.29%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.29%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.29%) Packer
5 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.29%) Simpana
5 1 (0.29%) Terraform
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 53 (15.32%) Oracle
2 32 (9.25%) Microsoft
3 31 (8.96%) Adobe
4 28 (8.09%) SAP
5 17 (4.91%) VMware
6 13 (3.76%) Cisco
7 10 (2.89%) Citrix
8 9 (2.60%) IBM
9 8 (2.31%) hybris
10 7 (2.02%) Embarcadero
10 7 (2.02%) Forcepoint
10 7 (2.02%) JDA
10 7 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.73%) F5
11 6 (1.73%) Palo Alto
11 6 (1.73%) Teradata
12 5 (1.45%) Borland
12 5 (1.45%) Fujitsu
13 4 (1.16%) HP
13 4 (1.16%) Sitecore
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