Period
to 21 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Architect was £611 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Enterprise Architect
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 480 486 487
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 -61
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 387 438 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.42% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 323 293
England median daily rate £611 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.96% +8.33% +0.84%
10th Percentile £467 £475 £475
90th Percentile £800 £825 £775
UK median daily rate £613 £650 £600
% change year-on-year -5.77% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
England median hourly rate £31.31 - £69.07
10th Percentile £31.06 - £64.38
90th Percentile £31.56 - £80.73
UK median hourly rate £31.31 £81.50 £69.07
% change year-on-year -61.58% +18.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 86585 93294 98958
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.83% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57439 61416 64019
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £590
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2542 2986 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.70%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £44.05
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.39 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.71% +2.14% +9.09%

Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architect in England

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architect in England

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architect in England

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architect in England

Enterprise Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
London -45 191 £650 - 10
South East +37 79 £600 - 7
Midlands +13 36 £550 -8.33% 5
South West +38 32 £600 -20.00% 1
North of England +37 26 £550 -18.70% 2
North West +11 21 £525 -25.00% 2
East of England -10 17 £650 +18.18%
East Midlands -7 16 £550 -45.00% 2
West Midlands +29 14 £575 -4.17% 3
Yorkshire +13 4 £575 -16.36%
North East +54 1 £425 -40.35%
Enterprise Architect
UK

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, Enterprise 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 England region featuring Enterprise Architect in the job title.

1 165 (42.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 92 (23.77%) TOGAF
3 76 (19.64%) Finance
4 70 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (17.57%) IT Strategy
6 55 (14.21%) Enterprise Software
7 54 (13.95%) Microsoft
8 51 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (11.89%) SOA
10 45 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
11 44 (11.37%) Microsoft Azure
12 43 (11.11%) Data Architecture
13 38 (9.82%) Banking
14 35 (9.04%) PaaS
15 33 (8.53%) Security Cleared
15 33 (8.53%) SAP
16 31 (8.01%) Web Services
17 30 (7.75%) SC Cleared
18 29 (7.49%) DevOps
19 28 (7.24%) Big Data
19 28 (7.24%) Security Architecture
19 28 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (7.24%) ERP
20 27 (6.98%) ITIL
20 27 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
21 26 (6.72%) Migration
21 26 (6.72%) WAN
22 25 (6.46%) E-Commerce
22 25 (6.46%) Degree
22 25 (6.46%) Target Operating Model

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.07%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.29%) IIS
4 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.78%) Documentum
5 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.26%) JBoss
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.78%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.26%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (11.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (9.04%) PaaS
4 20 (5.17%) IaaS
5 12 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (2.84%) SaaS
7 9 (2.33%) Office 365
8 8 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.07%) OpenShift
9 5 (1.29%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.29%) Yammer
10 4 (1.03%) BPaaS
10 4 (1.03%) Heroku
11 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.26%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.72%) WAN
2 23 (5.94%) LAN
3 8 (2.07%) Network Security
4 6 (1.55%) DNS
4 6 (1.55%) Internet
5 5 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.03%) Firewall
7 3 (0.78%) SAN
7 3 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.78%) Wireless
8 2 (0.52%) BGP
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.52%) OSPF
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.26%) DWDM
9 1 (0.26%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.26%) Extranet
9 1 (0.26%) MPLS
9 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.24%) Big Data
2 13 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.10%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.81%) Data Lake
5 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.29%) Power BI
6 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.52%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (0.52%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.52%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.26%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Grunt
4 1 (0.26%) Selenium
General
1 76 (19.64%) Finance
2 38 (9.82%) Banking
3 23 (5.94%) Retail
4 16 (4.13%) Investment Banking
4 16 (4.13%) Local Government
4 16 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.88%) Billing
6 10 (2.58%) Marketing
7 9 (2.33%) Legal
7 9 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.33%) Publishing
8 7 (1.81%) Electronics
9 6 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.55%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.03%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.52%) Front Office
12 2 (0.52%) Law
13 1 (0.26%) Automotive
13 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.01%) Web Services
2 22 (5.68%) REST
3 18 (4.65%) .NET
4 12 (3.10%) Middleware
5 10 (2.58%) XML
6 9 (2.33%) EDI
7 8 (2.07%) SOAP
8 7 (1.81%) CSS
8 7 (1.81%) HTML
8 7 (1.81%) JSON
9 6 (1.55%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.55%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.55%) Spring
9 6 (1.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (1.29%) Ajax
10 5 (1.29%) CSS3
10 5 (1.29%) gRPC
10 5 (1.29%) HTML5
10 5 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.29%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.21%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.62%) User Experience
5 10 (2.58%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.58%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.07%) Enterprise Cloud
6 8 (2.07%) Equities
6 8 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.55%) Derivative
8 6 (1.55%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.55%) Reference Data
9 5 (1.29%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.29%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.29%) FMCG
9 5 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.29%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.84%) Windows
2 9 (2.33%) Linux
3 7 (1.81%) Unix
4 2 (0.52%) Android
4 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (42.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 92 (23.77%) TOGAF
3 70 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (17.57%) IT Strategy
5 51 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (11.89%) SOA
7 43 (11.11%) Data Architecture
8 29 (7.49%) DevOps
9 28 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (7.24%) ERP
9 28 (7.24%) Security Architecture
10 27 (6.98%) ITIL
10 27 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
11 26 (6.72%) Migration
12 25 (6.46%) E-Commerce
12 25 (6.46%) Target Operating Model
13 23 (5.94%) Data Management
13 23 (5.94%) Data Modelling
14 18 (4.65%) Data Migration
14 18 (4.65%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.91%) Java
2 16 (4.13%) C
3 14 (3.62%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.36%) Python
4 13 (3.36%) Ruby
5 10 (2.58%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.33%) PHP
7 8 (2.07%) C#
8 7 (1.81%) SQL
9 3 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.78%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.52%) VB
11 1 (0.26%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (8.53%) Security Cleared
2 30 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.46%) Degree
4 8 (2.07%) CCIE
4 8 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.55%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.78%) CCNP
6 3 (0.78%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.26%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (0.26%) CCIE Security
7 1 (0.26%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.26%) CISA
7 1 (0.26%) CISM
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.62%) QA
3 9 (2.33%) COBIT
3 9 (2.33%) GDPR
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.26%) MiFID
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.81%) Docker
3 5 (1.29%) UAG
3 5 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.26%) Xen
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (2.33%) Ansible
1 9 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.29%) Terraform
3 1 (0.26%) Ambari
3 1 (0.26%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.53%) SAP
3 21 (5.43%) Oracle
4 13 (3.36%) ServiceNow
5 11 (2.84%) Cisco
6 10 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.07%) VMware
8 7 (1.81%) Citrix
9 6 (1.55%) IBM
10 4 (1.03%) Google
10 4 (1.03%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.03%) Unisys
11 3 (0.78%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.78%) Adobe
11 3 (0.78%) BT
11 3 (0.78%) Pega
11 3 (0.78%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.52%) HP
12 2 (0.52%) TIBCO