The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 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.

Enterprise Architect
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 398 366 411
Rank change year-on-year -32 +45  
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 199 287 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.61% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 187 149
Median daily rate £600 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £785 £800 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £585 £613 £600
% change year-on-year -4.48% +2.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
London -38 110 £625 -3.84% 12
South West +20 24 £606 +3.19% 7
South East +27 23 £575 -4.16% 12
North West +27 15 £575 -20.68% 3
West Midlands +22 8 £575 -8.00%
Midlands +3 6 £613 +22.50%
East of England -4 4 £563 +2.27% 1
East Midlands -25 4 £500 -39.39%
Yorkshire +1 3 £570 -22.44% 1
Enterprise Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 116 (34.73%) Enterprise Architecture
2 90 (26.95%) TOGAF
3 69 (20.66%) Finance
4 57 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (14.67%) IT Strategy
7 44 (13.17%) Security Cleared
8 42 (12.57%) Data Modelling
9 41 (12.28%) Microsoft
10 38 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
11 37 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 35 (10.48%) Migration
13 33 (9.88%) Banking
14 32 (9.58%) Data Architecture
14 32 (9.58%) DevOps
15 28 (8.38%) Retail
15 28 (8.38%) SOA
15 28 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (8.38%) Web Services
15 28 (8.38%) ITIL
16 26 (7.78%) SAP
17 25 (7.49%) Cisco
17 25 (7.49%) PaaS
18 24 (7.19%) SC Cleared
18 24 (7.19%) DV Cleared
18 24 (7.19%) Big Data
18 24 (7.19%) Oracle
19 22 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
20 21 (6.29%) Data Centre
20 21 (6.29%) Java

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 12 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.50%) IIS
2 5 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.20%) CMS
3 4 (1.20%) Confluence
3 4 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.90%) Documentum
4 3 (0.90%) FileNet
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) Kentico
6 1 (0.30%) Mule
6 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 8 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.60%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (7.49%) PaaS
4 14 (4.19%) IaaS
5 13 (3.89%) Office 365
6 9 (2.69%) OpenShift
6 9 (2.69%) SaaS
7 8 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.50%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.50%) Yammer
9 4 (1.20%) BPaaS
10 3 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.90%) Heroku
11 2 (0.60%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.60%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.30%) CloudSense
12 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.79%) Cisco Nexus
1 16 (4.79%) WAN
2 15 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (3.59%) Firewall
3 12 (3.59%) LAN
4 9 (2.69%) BIG-IP
4 9 (2.69%) Wireless
5 7 (2.10%) BGP
5 7 (2.10%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (2.10%) OSPF
5 7 (2.10%) SAN
6 6 (1.80%) Cisco Wireless
6 6 (1.80%) DNS
6 6 (1.80%) EIGRP
7 5 (1.50%) Internet
7 5 (1.50%) Network Security
7 5 (1.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.90%) NAS
9 2 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.19%) Big Data
2 15 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.10%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.80%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.50%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.20%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.20%) Power BI
8 3 (0.90%) DB2
8 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.60%) HBase
9 2 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.50%) JIRA
2 3 (0.90%) Artifactory
2 3 (0.90%) Bitbucket
2 3 (0.90%) ERwin
2 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.90%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 69 (20.66%) Finance
2 33 (9.88%) Banking
3 28 (8.38%) Retail
4 14 (4.19%) Billing
5 13 (3.89%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.89%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.59%) Legal
7 11 (3.29%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.69%) Retail Banking
9 8 (2.40%) Marketing
10 7 (2.10%) Local Government
11 6 (1.80%) Electronics
12 5 (1.50%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.20%) General Ledger
13 4 (1.20%) Publishing
14 3 (0.90%) Law
15 2 (0.60%) Automotive
15 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.38%) Web Services
2 17 (5.09%) .NET
3 11 (3.29%) XML
4 10 (2.99%) REST
5 8 (2.40%) HTML
5 8 (2.40%) SOAP
6 7 (2.10%) JSON
6 7 (2.10%) Middleware
7 6 (1.80%) CSS
7 6 (1.80%) Spring
8 5 (1.50%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.50%) Ajax
8 5 (1.50%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.50%) CSS3
8 5 (1.50%) HTML5
8 5 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (1.50%) WAP
9 4 (1.20%) J2EE
9 4 (1.20%) Spring Boot
10 3 (0.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (6.29%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.99%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.99%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.10%) Equities
6 7 (2.10%) FMCG
7 6 (1.80%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.80%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.20%) Derivative
9 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.20%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.20%) NHS
10 3 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.90%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.19%) Windows
2 8 (2.40%) Linux
3 2 (0.60%) Android
3 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.60%) Unix
4 1 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (34.73%) Enterprise Architecture
2 90 (26.95%) TOGAF
3 57 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (14.67%) IT Strategy
6 42 (12.57%) Data Modelling
7 35 (10.48%) Migration
8 32 (9.58%) Data Architecture
8 32 (9.58%) DevOps
9 28 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (8.38%) ITIL
9 28 (8.38%) SOA
10 20 (5.99%) Data Migration
10 20 (5.99%) Technical Architecture
11 19 (5.69%) CRM
12 18 (5.39%) ERP
13 15 (4.49%) Waterfall
14 14 (4.19%) Strategic Planning
15 13 (3.89%) Microservices
15 13 (3.89%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.29%) Java
2 11 (3.29%) Python
3 10 (2.99%) PHP
3 10 (2.99%) Ruby
4 8 (2.40%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.10%) C
6 5 (1.50%) C#
6 5 (1.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.20%) SQL
8 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.30%) Perl
8 1 (0.30%) R
8 1 (0.30%) VB
8 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (13.17%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.19%) DV Cleared
2 24 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.59%) Degree
5 11 (3.29%) CCIE
6 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.50%) CCNP
8 4 (1.20%) JNCIE
9 3 (0.90%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.90%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (0.90%) CISM
9 3 (0.90%) CISSP
10 2 (0.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.60%) MCP
10 2 (0.60%) MCSA
10 2 (0.60%) MCSD
10 2 (0.60%) MCSE
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.89%) COBIT
2 12 (3.59%) GPG13
3 6 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.80%) QA
4 4 (1.20%) GDPR
5 3 (0.90%) MiFID
6 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.30%) EMIR
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.99%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (2.99%) XenApp
1 10 (2.99%) XenDesktop
2 8 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.50%) UAG
4 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) vCloud
5 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.99%) AppDNA
2 8 (2.40%) Ansible
2 8 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.60%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.30%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.30%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.30%) PaperCut
4 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.78%) SAP
3 25 (7.49%) Cisco
4 24 (7.19%) Oracle
5 18 (5.39%) Citrix
6 17 (5.09%) VMware
7 11 (3.29%) AppSense
7 11 (3.29%) Palo Alto
8 10 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.99%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.69%) F5
10 7 (2.10%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.80%) Fortinet
11 6 (1.80%) Nokia
12 5 (1.50%) Anaplan
12 5 (1.50%) Pega
13 4 (1.20%) Guidewire
13 4 (1.20%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.20%) Teradata
13 4 (1.20%) Unisys
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