Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 263 265
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2 +27
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 970 976 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.03% 0.99% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.18% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 646 646
England median daily rate £552 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% -2.27% -
10th Percentile £375 £387 £413
90th Percentile £750 £738 £712
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
England median hourly rate £47.38 £43.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.91% +19.18% +108.57%
10th Percentile £25.45 £39.35 £25.38
90th Percentile £59.50 £50.20 £42.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £47.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year -8.51% +24.50% +115.71%

Enterprise Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79501 82625 86049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.69% 84.18% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53476 55123 56736
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1856 2135 2506
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Enterprise Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in England

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in England

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in England

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in England

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in England

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 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 -33 397 £588 +6.82% 27
South East +34 168 £513 -2.38% 12
North of England +36 136 £547 +4.19% 10
Midlands +32 116 £550 - 7
East of England -18 84 £563 +12.50% 1
North West +33 79 £545 +9.00% 3
East Midlands +35 66 £540 -1.82% 1
South West +29 59 £600 +17.07% 6
West Midlands +32 45 £550 - 6
Yorkshire -11 45 £605 +10.00% 7
North East +69 25 £610 -6.15%
South Coast - 1 - -
Enterprise Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 243 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (22.68%) TOGAF
3 213 (21.96%) Finance
4 137 (14.12%) Microsoft
5 135 (13.92%) IT Strategy
6 129 (13.30%) Java
7 119 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 118 (12.16%) SOA
9 115 (11.86%) SQL
10 112 (11.55%) ITIL
11 111 (11.44%) Oracle
12 108 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
13 107 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
14 103 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
15 99 (10.21%) Data Modelling
16 97 (10.00%) Security Cleared
17 96 (9.90%) SAP
18 94 (9.69%) Project Management
19 87 (8.97%) DevOps
20 85 (8.76%) Web Services
21 84 (8.66%) Technical Architecture
22 80 (8.25%) Migration
23 79 (8.14%) Degree
24 75 (7.73%) Data Architecture
25 74 (7.63%) PaaS
25 74 (7.63%) QA
25 74 (7.63%) Linux
26 73 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
27 71 (7.32%) Scrum
28 70 (7.22%) Banking

Enterprise Architecture
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 28 (2.89%) Confluence
2 25 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (1.96%) JBoss
4 18 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.13%) Apache
6 11 (1.13%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.03%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.03%) IIS
7 10 (1.03%) WildFly
8 8 (0.82%) SAS
9 7 (0.72%) CMS
9 7 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.72%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.62%) nginx
10 6 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.82%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.82%) SAP PSCD
3 7 (0.72%) SAP GTS
3 7 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.41%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.41%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.21%) Actimize
7 2 (0.21%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.21%) Primavera
7 2 (0.21%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 107 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (7.63%) PaaS
4 63 (6.49%) SaaS
5 60 (6.19%) IaaS
6 28 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (1.75%) Office 365
8 14 (1.44%) Heroku
9 11 (1.13%) OpenShift
10 9 (0.93%) GitHub
11 6 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.52%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.31%) BPaaS
14 3 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.31%) npm
14 3 (0.31%) Serverless
14 3 (0.31%) Slack
15 2 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.02%) Firewall
2 23 (2.37%) LAN
3 22 (2.27%) Network Security
3 22 (2.27%) WAN
4 16 (1.65%) Internet
5 14 (1.44%) LDAP
6 12 (1.24%) VPN
7 10 (1.03%) SAN
8 8 (0.82%) DNS
8 8 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (0.62%) NetScaler
10 6 (0.62%) SMS
11 5 (0.52%) DMZ
11 5 (0.52%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.52%) Profibus
11 5 (0.52%) SSL
11 5 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
2 60 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 41 (4.23%) Big Data
4 38 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 24 (2.47%) Hadoop
7 21 (2.16%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.96%) Apache Hive
8 19 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.44%) Data Lake
11 14 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.34%) HBase
12 13 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (1.24%) DB2
13 12 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (3.40%) Git (software)
1 33 (3.40%) Jenkins
2 28 (2.89%) JIRA
3 15 (1.55%) Bitbucket
4 13 (1.34%) Maven
4 13 (1.34%) TeamCity
5 12 (1.24%) NUnit
6 11 (1.13%) Gradle
7 10 (1.03%) ERwin
8 9 (0.93%) Ant
8 9 (0.93%) Selenium
9 8 (0.82%) MSTest
10 6 (0.62%) GitLab
10 6 (0.62%) Hudson
10 6 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.31%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.31%) Bower
12 3 (0.31%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 213 (21.96%) Finance
2 70 (7.22%) Banking
3 48 (4.95%) Retail
4 45 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.37%) Billing
6 20 (2.06%) Legal
7 19 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.96%) Marketing
8 16 (1.65%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.44%) Law
10 12 (1.24%) Local Government
11 11 (1.13%) Publishing
12 10 (1.03%) Front Office
12 10 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.93%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.72%) Back Office
15 6 (0.62%) Electronics
16 5 (0.52%) Automotive
17 4 (0.41%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 650 (67.01%) Architect
2 185 (19.07%) Enterprise Architect
3 182 (18.76%) Solutions Architect
4 76 (7.84%) Analyst
5 75 (7.73%) Data Architect
5 75 (7.73%) Technical Architect
6 53 (5.46%) Developer
7 46 (4.74%) Cloud Architect
8 44 (4.54%) Business Analyst
9 43 (4.43%) Digital Architect
10 42 (4.33%) Infrastructure Architect
10 42 (4.33%) Security Architect
11 39 (4.02%) Senior Architect
12 38 (3.92%) Lead Architect
12 38 (3.92%) SAP Architect
13 32 (3.30%) AWS Architect
14 21 (2.16%) Applications Architect
14 21 (2.16%) Azure Architect
14 21 (2.16%) Lead Enterprise Architect
15 20 (2.06%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (8.76%) Web Services
2 64 (6.60%) .NET
3 56 (5.77%) REST
4 48 (4.95%) SOAP
5 43 (4.43%) Spring
6 32 (3.30%) XML
7 27 (2.78%) HTML
8 26 (2.68%) RESTful
9 25 (2.58%) Middleware
10 24 (2.47%) JSON
11 22 (2.27%) AngularJS
12 21 (2.16%) CSS
13 18 (1.86%) Java EE
14 17 (1.75%) J2EE
15 15 (1.55%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.55%) Spring Boot
16 14 (1.44%) Servlets
17 13 (1.34%) Hibernate
17 13 (1.34%) WCF
18 12 (1.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (6.80%) Management Information System
3 53 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (4.95%) Data Centre
5 36 (3.71%) Computer Science
6 35 (3.61%) User Experience
7 25 (2.58%) Mobile App
8 23 (2.37%) Public Cloud
9 16 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.55%) Social Media
11 14 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.24%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.03%) CESG
14 9 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
15 8 (0.82%) Fintech
15 8 (0.82%) Mainframe
16 7 (0.72%) Reference Data
17 6 (0.62%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 74 (7.63%) Linux
2 60 (6.19%) Windows
3 31 (3.20%) Unix
4 13 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.24%) Android
6 11 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.03%) Solaris
8 9 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.52%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.52%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.21%) Nucleus RTOS
12 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) AIX
13 1 (0.10%) MVS
13 1 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (22.68%) TOGAF
3 135 (13.92%) IT Strategy
4 119 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 118 (12.16%) SOA
6 112 (11.55%) ITIL
7 99 (10.21%) Data Modelling
8 94 (9.69%) Project Management
9 87 (8.97%) DevOps
10 84 (8.66%) Technical Architecture
11 80 (8.25%) Migration
12 75 (7.73%) Data Architecture
13 73 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
14 71 (7.32%) Scrum
15 66 (6.80%) Service Management
16 63 (6.49%) UML
17 62 (6.39%) Open Source
18 59 (6.08%) Mentoring
18 59 (6.08%) Microservices
18 59 (6.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 129 (13.30%) Java
2 115 (11.86%) SQL
3 48 (4.95%) Python
4 42 (4.33%) JavaScript
5 40 (4.12%) C#
6 34 (3.51%) Ruby
7 30 (3.09%) C
8 23 (2.37%) Bash Shell
9 20 (2.06%) PL/SQL
10 13 (1.34%) Perl
11 12 (1.24%) C++
11 12 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.13%) PHP
12 11 (1.13%) R
13 10 (1.03%) Bourne shell
13 10 (1.03%) Korn
13 10 (1.03%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.72%) Apple Swift
14 7 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 79 (8.14%) Degree
3 66 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.06%) ISEB
5 18 (1.86%) CISSP
6 17 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (1.75%) CISM
7 16 (1.65%) AWS Certification
7 16 (1.65%) MCSE
7 16 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (1.24%) MCSA
10 11 (1.13%) CCSP
11 10 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 9 (0.93%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.72%) CCA
14 7 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.72%) DV Cleared
14 7 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.63%) QA
2 24 (2.47%) GDPR
3 23 (2.37%) Data Quality
4 22 (2.27%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.96%) COBIT
5 19 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.82%) ISO 22301
6 8 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.82%) SLA
7 6 (0.62%) MiFID
8 5 (0.52%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.52%) PMO
9 4 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.41%) EMIR
9 4 (0.41%) FedRAMP
9 4 (0.41%) GMP
9 4 (0.41%) HL7
10 3 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.21%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 65 (6.70%) Active Directory
2 40 (4.12%) Docker
3 15 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.34%) XenApp
5 8 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.62%) LXC
6 6 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.52%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.31%) HDFS
9 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.21%) IAG
9 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.21%) XenServer
10 1 (0.10%) Firmware
10 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (2.89%) Ansible
3 22 (2.27%) Puppet
4 21 (2.16%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.75%) Terraform
6 16 (1.65%) SCCM
7 10 (1.03%) Consul
7 10 (1.03%) Packer
8 6 (0.62%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.31%) Kibana
10 3 (0.31%) logstash
10 3 (0.31%) Mesos
10 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.21%) EdgeSight
11 2 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.21%) Rancher
Vendors
1 137 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 111 (11.44%) Oracle
3 96 (9.90%) SAP
4 34 (3.51%) Citrix
5 31 (3.20%) ServiceNow
6 28 (2.89%) IBM
7 24 (2.47%) Cisco
8 23 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 22 (2.27%) VMware
10 12 (1.24%) Informatica
11 11 (1.13%) Adobe
11 11 (1.13%) McAfee
11 11 (1.13%) Tableau
12 10 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 10 (1.03%) MuleSoft
12 10 (1.03%) Sybase
13 9 (0.93%) Siebel
14 8 (0.82%) CA
14 8 (0.82%) HP