Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 259 268
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 +14
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 931 873 890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.02% 0.97% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.15% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 587 638
England median daily rate £575 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £402 £369 £407
90th Percentile £748 £738 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
England median hourly rate £47.38 £43.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.91% +4.82% +167.74%
10th Percentile £25.45 £34.03 £28.28
90th Percentile £59.50 £97.50 £50.99
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £45.25 £47.15
% change year-on-year -14.36% -4.02% +204.16%

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 77,453 75,596 81,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.60% 84.04% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,346 50,436 53,969
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,783 2,059 2,503
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -27 391 £589 +12.14% 79
South East +31 170 £513 -10.87% 41
North of England +36 137 £550 +7.16% 23
Midlands +24 101 £550 - 22
North West +19 82 £530 +5.90% 13
East of England -25 72 £588 +30.56% 6
East Midlands +21 57 £558 +1.36% 6
South West +15 53 £600 +4.35% 17
Yorkshire +21 47 £600 +20.00% 7
West Midlands +25 39 £500 -13.04% 16
North East +40 17 £610 -6.15% 3
Enterprise Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 256 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (23.20%) Finance
3 213 (22.88%) TOGAF
4 146 (15.68%) IT Strategy
5 129 (13.86%) Microsoft
6 119 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 111 (11.92%) ITIL
8 108 (11.60%) Java
9 103 (11.06%) Security Cleared
10 100 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 95 (10.20%) SQL
11 95 (10.20%) Oracle
11 95 (10.20%) Project Management
12 94 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
13 89 (9.56%) SOA
14 84 (9.02%) SAP
15 83 (8.92%) Scrum
16 80 (8.59%) DevOps
16 80 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
17 79 (8.49%) Degree
18 77 (8.27%) Banking
18 77 (8.27%) Technical Architecture
19 74 (7.95%) Migration
20 71 (7.63%) SaaS
21 70 (7.52%) Web Services
21 70 (7.52%) Data Modelling
22 69 (7.41%) SC Cleared
23 68 (7.30%) PaaS
23 68 (7.30%) Analytics
24 67 (7.20%) QA

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 22 (2.36%) Confluence
2 21 (2.26%) JBoss
2 21 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.40%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.29%) Apache
5 12 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.86%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.86%) nginx
7 7 (0.75%) CMS
7 7 (0.75%) IIS
7 7 (0.75%) NetWeaver
7 7 (0.75%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.75%) ThingWorx
8 6 (0.64%) SAS
9 5 (0.54%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.54%) WildFly
10 4 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 18 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.86%) SAP PSCD
4 7 (0.75%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.54%) CA PPM
5 5 (0.54%) Primavera
6 4 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.43%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.43%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.32%) SAP GTS
7 3 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.21%) Actimize
8 2 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
8 2 (0.21%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 100 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (7.63%) SaaS
4 68 (7.30%) PaaS
5 61 (6.55%) IaaS
6 28 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (2.90%) Office 365
8 6 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.54%) iPaaS
10 4 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.32%) GitHub
11 3 (0.32%) npm
11 3 (0.32%) Slack
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.21%) Trello
13 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.16%) Firewall
2 30 (3.22%) Internet
3 22 (2.36%) LAN
3 22 (2.36%) WAN
4 20 (2.15%) Network Security
5 14 (1.50%) MQTT
6 13 (1.40%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.18%) NetScaler
8 10 (1.07%) DNS
8 10 (1.07%) SAN
9 9 (0.97%) VPN
10 8 (0.86%) HTTP
10 8 (0.86%) Wireless
11 7 (0.75%) Modbus
11 7 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (0.64%) DMZ
12 6 (0.64%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.54%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.54%) SSL
13 5 (0.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 40 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (3.97%) Big Data
5 25 (2.69%) MongoDB
6 22 (2.36%) Hadoop
6 22 (2.36%) RDBMS
7 20 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 16 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (1.61%) MySQL
9 15 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.50%) Apache Hive
11 12 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.18%) Power BI
12 11 (1.18%) Star Schema
13 10 (1.07%) Data Lake
13 10 (1.07%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (0.97%) DB2
14 9 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 26 (2.79%) Jenkins
3 21 (2.26%) JIRA
4 20 (2.15%) Maven
5 13 (1.40%) NUnit
5 13 (1.40%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.29%) Gradle
7 10 (1.07%) Ant
7 10 (1.07%) Selenium
8 9 (0.97%) Bitbucket
8 9 (0.97%) Hudson
8 9 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.64%) ERwin
9 6 (0.64%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.43%) MSTest
10 4 (0.43%) Rational Rose
10 4 (0.43%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.43%) SonarQube
10 4 (0.43%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 216 (23.20%) Finance
2 77 (8.27%) Banking
3 52 (5.59%) Retail
4 47 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.15%) Investment Banking
7 18 (1.93%) Legal
7 18 (1.93%) Marketing
8 17 (1.83%) Law
9 14 (1.50%) Automotive
10 11 (1.18%) Local Government
11 10 (1.07%) Publishing
12 9 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.86%) Front Office
13 8 (0.86%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.75%) Billing
15 6 (0.64%) Back Office
15 6 (0.64%) Electronics
16 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 613 (65.84%) Architect
2 192 (20.62%) Solutions Architect
3 151 (16.22%) Enterprise Architect
4 72 (7.73%) Technical Architect
5 61 (6.55%) Analyst
6 58 (6.23%) Developer
7 55 (5.91%) Data Architect
8 50 (5.37%) Security Architect
9 46 (4.94%) Digital Architect
10 42 (4.51%) Cloud Architect
11 40 (4.30%) Business Analyst
12 37 (3.97%) Lead Architect
12 37 (3.97%) SAP Architect
13 36 (3.87%) Senior Architect
14 23 (2.47%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 23 (2.47%) Infrastructure Architect
15 21 (2.26%) Senior Developer
16 20 (2.15%) Azure Architect
17 19 (2.04%) Java Developer
18 18 (1.93%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (7.52%) Web Services
2 59 (6.34%) .NET
3 37 (3.97%) REST
4 35 (3.76%) XML
5 29 (3.11%) SOAP
6 28 (3.01%) Middleware
7 25 (2.69%) HTML
8 23 (2.47%) JSON
8 23 (2.47%) Spring
9 22 (2.36%) RESTful
10 20 (2.15%) CSS
11 19 (2.04%) Node.js
12 16 (1.72%) Java EE
13 15 (1.61%) .NET Framework
14 14 (1.50%) AngularJS
14 14 (1.50%) HTML5
15 13 (1.40%) Servlets
16 12 (1.29%) J2EE
17 11 (1.18%) Entity Framework
17 11 (1.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 45 (4.83%) Data Centre
4 42 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (3.87%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 28 (3.01%) Public Cloud
6 28 (3.01%) User Experience
7 22 (2.36%) Social Media
8 16 (1.72%) CESG
8 16 (1.72%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.61%) Internet of Things
10 13 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.18%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.07%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.97%) CMDB
13 9 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
13 9 (0.97%) FMCG
13 9 (0.97%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 61 (6.55%) Linux
2 58 (6.23%) Windows
3 37 (3.97%) Unix
4 18 (1.93%) Android
5 17 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.29%) Solaris
7 12 (1.29%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.75%) Nucleus RTOS
9 7 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.64%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) MVS
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (22.88%) TOGAF
3 146 (15.68%) IT Strategy
4 119 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (11.92%) ITIL
6 95 (10.20%) Project Management
7 89 (9.56%) SOA
8 83 (8.92%) Scrum
9 80 (8.59%) DevOps
10 77 (8.27%) Technical Architecture
11 74 (7.95%) Migration
12 70 (7.52%) Data Modelling
13 68 (7.30%) Analytics
14 63 (6.77%) Information Security
14 63 (6.77%) Service Management
15 62 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (6.66%) Mentoring
15 62 (6.66%) SDLC
16 58 (6.23%) Open Source
17 57 (6.12%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 108 (11.60%) Java
2 95 (10.20%) SQL
3 45 (4.83%) C
4 44 (4.73%) C#
5 41 (4.40%) Python
6 34 (3.65%) JavaScript
7 31 (3.33%) Ruby
8 23 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 16 (1.72%) C++
10 11 (1.18%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.18%) R
11 10 (1.07%) Perl
12 9 (0.97%) PHP
12 9 (0.97%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.86%) Bourne shell
13 8 (0.86%) Korn
14 7 (0.75%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 103 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 79 (8.49%) Degree
3 69 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.54%) CISSP
5 30 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (2.26%) CISM
7 16 (1.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 16 (1.72%) AWS Certification
8 14 (1.50%) CCSP
8 14 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (1.29%) MCSE
9 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.18%) CCIE
10 11 (1.18%) CCNP
10 11 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.18%) ISEB
11 8 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.86%) CISA
12 7 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.20%) QA
2 27 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 24 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (2.36%) COBIT
5 16 (1.72%) GDPR
6 12 (1.29%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.97%) ISO 22301
9 8 (0.86%) GMP
10 7 (0.75%) SLA
11 6 (0.64%) MiFID
12 5 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.54%) EMIR
12 5 (0.54%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.54%) HL7
12 5 (0.54%) PMBOK
12 5 (0.54%) PMO
13 3 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 53 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.90%) Docker
3 17 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.29%) XenApp
5 9 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.97%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.75%) XenServer
8 4 (0.43%) LXC
8 4 (0.43%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.21%) IAG
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.93%) Ansible
3 13 (1.40%) Puppet
3 13 (1.40%) Terraform
4 8 (0.86%) Consul
4 8 (0.86%) HAProxy
4 8 (0.86%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.86%) Packer
4 8 (0.86%) SCCM
5 7 (0.75%) Grafana
6 4 (0.43%) EdgeSight
7 3 (0.32%) Mesos
7 3 (0.32%) MOM
7 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.21%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 129 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 95 (10.20%) Oracle
3 84 (9.02%) SAP
4 29 (3.11%) Citrix
5 26 (2.79%) VMware
6 23 (2.47%) ServiceNow
7 22 (2.36%) Cisco
8 20 (2.15%) IBM
9 15 (1.61%) Google
10 13 (1.40%) Adobe
10 13 (1.40%) Tableau
11 12 (1.29%) McAfee
12 10 (1.07%) CheckPoint
12 10 (1.07%) Informatica
13 9 (0.97%) CA
13 9 (0.97%) OpenText
13 9 (0.97%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.97%) Siebel
14 7 (0.75%) Ivanti
14 7 (0.75%) Teradata