The median contractor rate for an Architect was £535 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Architect
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 14 29
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 176 215 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.45% 8.43% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.94% 8.77% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 138 122
Median daily rate £535 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £371 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £629 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £42.65 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £43.15
% change year-on-year +27.77% +4.28%  

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 2217 2451 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.86% 96.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4544 5023 7106
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 857 955
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 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
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 28 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
Bedfordshire -2 47 £530 -7.82% 8
Cambridgeshire -4 46 £495 +9.88% 6
Essex +13 38 £585 +61.37% 1
Hertfordshire -18 23 £550 - 8
Norfolk -9 13 £450 +20.00% 1
East Anglia 0 4 £525 +17.31%
Suffolk -4 4 £317 -44.95% 2
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 105 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (24.44%) SOA
3 69 (19.17%) Finance
4 64 (17.78%) Java
4 64 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 55 (15.28%) E-Commerce
5 55 (15.28%) TOGAF
6 54 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 50 (13.89%) Oracle
8 49 (13.61%) Scrum
9 46 (12.78%) Windows
10 43 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
11 39 (10.83%) Retail
12 38 (10.56%) Migration
12 38 (10.56%) .NET
13 36 (10.00%) Linux
13 36 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 35 (9.72%) UML
15 32 (8.89%) Citrix
15 32 (8.89%) Middleware
16 29 (8.06%) Web Services
16 29 (8.06%) DevOps
17 28 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
18 27 (7.50%) J2EE
18 27 (7.50%) Project Management
19 26 (7.22%) SAP
20 25 (6.94%) CRM
20 25 (6.94%) Cisco
20 25 (6.94%) Degree
21 24 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

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 19 (5.28%) WebLogic
2 15 (4.17%) CMS
3 13 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.61%) Skype for Business
4 12 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (2.22%) JBoss
6 6 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.39%) Confluence
8 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.83%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.83%) Documentum
9 3 (0.83%) IIS
9 3 (0.83%) Mule
9 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.11%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.56%) Snagit
5 1 (0.28%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.28%) InVision
Business Applications
1 10 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.22%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (1.94%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (1.67%) Unica
5 5 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (1.11%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.83%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.56%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.56%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.28%) Endur
9 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.28%) Odoo
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.28%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.39%) Office 365
4 14 (3.89%) IaaS
5 13 (3.61%) SaaS
6 9 (2.50%) PaaS
7 7 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.67%) Silverpop
8 6 (1.67%) Yammer
9 5 (1.39%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.56%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.56%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.28%) Boomi
12 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.11%) Firewall
2 18 (5.00%) HTTP
3 14 (3.89%) Skype
3 14 (3.89%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.89%) WAN
4 13 (3.61%) SSL
5 11 (3.06%) LAN
6 9 (2.50%) NetScaler
7 7 (1.94%) DNS
8 6 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (1.67%) Network Security
9 5 (1.39%) Internet
10 4 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.11%) NAS
10 4 (1.11%) SAN
11 3 (0.83%) BGP
11 3 (0.83%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.83%) OSPF
11 3 (0.83%) SMS
11 3 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.83%) Oracle Database
1 21 (5.83%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.33%) Big Data
3 12 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (0.83%) MySQL
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.56%) PowerCenter
7 2 (0.56%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (2.50%) Axure RP
1 9 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 8 (2.22%) PVCS
3 7 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.39%) JIRA
4 5 (1.39%) Subversion
5 4 (1.11%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.83%) Maven
6 3 (0.83%) MorphX
6 3 (0.83%) Rational Rose
6 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 69 (19.17%) Finance
2 39 (10.83%) Retail
3 18 (5.00%) Marketing
4 8 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.39%) Legal
6 5 (1.39%) Local Government
7 4 (1.11%) Back Office
7 4 (1.11%) Law
8 3 (0.83%) Banking
8 3 (0.83%) Billing
8 3 (0.83%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.56%) .NET
2 32 (8.89%) Middleware
3 29 (8.06%) Web Services
4 27 (7.50%) J2EE
5 23 (6.39%) XML
6 18 (5.00%) Servlets
7 15 (4.17%) REST
8 14 (3.89%) XSLT
9 12 (3.33%) Java EE
9 12 (3.33%) JSP
9 12 (3.33%) XML Schema
10 11 (3.06%) JMS
10 11 (3.06%) JSON
10 11 (3.06%) Spring
11 10 (2.78%) JPA
12 9 (2.50%) RESTful
13 8 (2.22%) JDBC
14 7 (1.94%) EJB
14 7 (1.94%) HTML
14 7 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.28%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.44%) User Experience
3 9 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.39%) Social Media
7 5 (1.39%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.11%) BYOD
8 4 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.83%) Clustering
9 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.83%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.83%) iPad
9 3 (0.83%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.78%) Windows
2 36 (10.00%) Linux
3 21 (5.83%) Unix
4 19 (5.28%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.06%) Mac OS X
5 11 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.78%) Android
7 9 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.22%) Solaris
9 6 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.67%) VME
9 6 (1.67%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.11%) VMS
11 3 (0.83%) AIX
11 3 (0.83%) HPUX
11 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (24.44%) SOA
3 55 (15.28%) E-Commerce
3 55 (15.28%) TOGAF
4 54 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 49 (13.61%) Scrum
6 38 (10.56%) Migration
7 36 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 35 (9.72%) UML
9 29 (8.06%) DevOps
10 27 (7.50%) Project Management
11 25 (6.94%) CRM
12 24 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (6.39%) Microservices
13 23 (6.39%) OO
13 23 (6.39%) TDD
14 22 (6.11%) Coaching
14 22 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (5.83%) Open Source
16 20 (5.56%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 64 (17.78%) Java
2 15 (4.17%) SQL
3 14 (3.89%) C#
4 10 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 7 (1.94%) C
7 6 (1.67%) C++
7 6 (1.67%) XPath
8 5 (1.39%) Python
9 4 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.11%) Ruby
10 3 (0.83%) Groovy
10 3 (0.83%) X++
11 1 (0.28%) Delphi
11 1 (0.28%) Lua
11 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.28%) Perl
11 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.28%) VB
11 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (6.94%) Degree
2 21 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.17%) MCSE
4 11 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.94%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.67%) CCNP
9 4 (1.11%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.11%) MCSA
10 3 (0.83%) CCIE
11 2 (0.56%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.56%) CCA
11 2 (0.56%) CCNA
11 2 (0.56%) CCSA
11 2 (0.56%) HP APS
11 2 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 12 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.39%) QA
5 4 (1.11%) GDPR
6 2 (0.56%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.56%) SEPA
6 2 (0.56%) WCAG
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) GPG13
7 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (2.50%) XenApp
5 5 (1.39%) Docker
6 4 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.56%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (3.06%) Ansible
2 6 (1.67%) SCCM
3 4 (1.11%) AppDNA
3 4 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.83%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.83%) Puppet
5 2 (0.56%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.56%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (0.56%) SCOM
5 2 (0.56%) SCSM
6 1 (0.28%) MobiControl
6 1 (0.28%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 64 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.89%) Oracle
3 32 (8.89%) Citrix
4 26 (7.22%) SAP
5 25 (6.94%) Cisco
6 21 (5.83%) VMware
7 19 (5.28%) hybris
8 12 (3.33%) IBM
9 10 (2.78%) Adobe
9 10 (2.78%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.22%) Google
10 8 (2.22%) JDA
10 8 (2.22%) Sitecore
11 7 (1.94%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.67%) NetApp
12 6 (1.67%) Pega
13 5 (1.39%) AppSense
13 5 (1.39%) Fujitsu
13 5 (1.39%) HP
14 4 (1.11%) EMC
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