Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 287 253
Rank change year-on-year -19 -34 +2
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 792 778 1,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 0.88% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.03% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 525 680
England median daily rate £563 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% - +3.77%
10th Percentile £438 £390 £406
90th Percentile £720 £731 £738
UK median daily rate £560 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +1.82% - +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% -4.35%
10th Percentile £35.60 £42.50 £42.48
90th Percentile £70.50 £47.50 £49.38
UK median hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year -15.56% -2.70% +18.59%

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 80,892 75,217 85,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.83% 85.14% 84.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,797 49,549 57,201
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,242 1,939 2,035
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +3.09% +12.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.35 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.75 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +7 423 £575 - 38
South East -25 107 £539 +5.17% 27
North of England -9 99 £550 +0.55% 31
Midlands -49 67 £550 +6.80% 18
Yorkshire -8 49 £544 -3.42% 14
East of England -10 48 £513 -6.82% 8
North West -8 47 £541 -1.59% 17
South West 0 45 £550 - 10
West Midlands -45 40 £550 +6.80% 9
East Midlands -17 25 £500 -2.44% 9
North East -10 4 £707 +15.82%
Enterprise Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 281 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (27.90%) Finance
3 207 (26.14%) TOGAF
4 137 (17.30%) Microsoft
5 129 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 123 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 121 (15.28%) Java
8 106 (13.38%) Migration
9 103 (13.01%) Scrum
10 100 (12.63%) ITIL
11 94 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
12 92 (11.62%) DevOps
13 90 (11.36%) Data Modelling
13 90 (11.36%) Degree
14 85 (10.73%) SOA
15 79 (9.97%) Business Analysis
16 77 (9.72%) Oracle
17 74 (9.34%) SQL
17 74 (9.34%) IT Strategy
18 73 (9.22%) SQL Server
18 73 (9.22%) .NET
19 70 (8.84%) Banking
19 70 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
20 69 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
21 65 (8.21%) Analytics
22 64 (8.08%) Data Architecture
23 63 (7.95%) Windows
24 62 (7.83%) Software Engineering
25 61 (7.70%) Office 365
26 59 (7.45%) Business Intelligence

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 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 17 (2.15%) Documentum
2 17 (2.15%) IIS
3 14 (1.77%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.39%) Confluence
5 11 (1.39%) SAS
6 9 (1.14%) CMS
6 9 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.01%) Liferay
8 7 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.76%) Apache
9 6 (0.76%) JBoss
10 5 (0.63%) Drupal
10 5 (0.63%) FileNet
10 5 (0.63%) LiveLink
10 5 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.26%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.39%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.63%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.25%) Concordance
6 2 (0.25%) Primavera
6 2 (0.25%) Relativity
6 2 (0.25%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 123 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (7.70%) Office 365
4 49 (6.19%) PaaS
5 44 (5.56%) IaaS
6 40 (5.05%) SaaS
7 11 (1.39%) Force.com
8 8 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.76%) Heroku
9 6 (0.76%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.76%) Serverless
9 6 (0.76%) Yammer
10 4 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.51%) Cloudflare
10 4 (0.51%) GitHub
10 4 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.92%) Firewall
2 18 (2.27%) Unified Communications
3 16 (2.02%) LAN
3 16 (2.02%) WAN
4 15 (1.89%) Internet
5 14 (1.77%) DNS
5 14 (1.77%) Network Security
6 11 (1.39%) WLAN
7 10 (1.26%) Skype
8 9 (1.14%) SAN
9 8 (1.01%) DHCP
9 8 (1.01%) VPN
10 7 (0.88%) NAS
11 6 (0.76%) SMTP
12 5 (0.63%) VoIP
12 5 (0.63%) Wireless
13 4 (0.51%) HTTP
14 3 (0.38%) SMS
14 3 (0.38%) SSL
14 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (4.42%) Big Data
4 25 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 25 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.40%) SAP HANA
6 18 (2.27%) Data Lake
7 17 (2.15%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.52%) HBase
8 12 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.39%) MySQL
10 10 (1.26%) DB2
10 10 (1.26%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.88%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 34 (4.29%) Git (software)
1 34 (4.29%) JIRA
2 23 (2.90%) Maven
3 20 (2.53%) Selenium
4 18 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 18 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (2.02%) Jasmine
6 14 (1.77%) NUnit
7 12 (1.52%) ReSharper
7 12 (1.52%) SpecFlow
8 11 (1.39%) Ant
9 10 (1.26%) ERwin
10 8 (1.01%) Gradle
11 7 (0.88%) Hudson
12 5 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.63%) Rational Rose
12 5 (0.63%) Subversion
13 4 (0.51%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.51%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.51%) Xcode
General
1 221 (27.90%) Finance
2 70 (8.84%) Banking
3 47 (5.93%) Retail
4 32 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.90%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.40%) Back Office
7 17 (2.15%) Legal
8 16 (2.02%) Billing
8 16 (2.02%) Marketing
9 13 (1.64%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.26%) French Language
10 10 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.01%) Law
12 6 (0.76%) Front Office
12 6 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.63%) Advertising
13 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.51%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.51%) Publishing
15 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 502 (63.38%) Architect
2 178 (22.47%) Solutions Architect
3 100 (12.63%) Enterprise Architect
4 66 (8.33%) Developer
5 59 (7.45%) Data Architect
6 58 (7.32%) Analyst
7 55 (6.94%) Security Architect
8 47 (5.93%) Technical Architect
9 44 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 38 (4.80%) Senior Architect
11 37 (4.67%) Business Analyst
11 37 (4.67%) Cloud Architect
12 34 (4.29%) Azure Architect
13 29 (3.66%) Java Developer
14 25 (3.16%) Digital Architect
15 23 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
15 23 (2.90%) Salesforce Architect
15 23 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
16 22 (2.78%) Lead Architect
17 20 (2.53%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.22%) .NET
2 58 (7.32%) Web Services
3 49 (6.19%) Middleware
4 46 (5.81%) Spring
5 43 (5.43%) XML
6 41 (5.18%) JSON
7 32 (4.04%) REST
7 32 (4.04%) SOAP
8 27 (3.41%) RESTful
9 24 (3.03%) OAuth
10 23 (2.90%) HTML
11 22 (2.78%) ASP.NET
12 20 (2.53%) Node.js
13 19 (2.40%) .NET Framework
13 19 (2.40%) jQuery
14 17 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (1.89%) AngularJS
15 15 (1.89%) Entity Framework
15 15 (1.89%) J2EE
16 14 (1.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 29 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (3.41%) User Experience
7 21 (2.65%) Taxonomies
7 21 (2.65%) Virtual Team
8 20 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.02%) Social Media
10 14 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (1.64%) PKI
12 9 (1.14%) Public Cloud
13 8 (1.01%) Derivative
13 8 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.01%) Equities
13 8 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.01%) Handset
13 8 (1.01%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (7.95%) Windows
2 34 (4.29%) Linux
3 31 (3.91%) Unix
4 22 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.65%) Android
6 19 (2.40%) Windows Server
7 16 (2.02%) Windows 10
8 14 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.39%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.63%) AIX
12 4 (0.51%) Nucleus RTOS
12 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.38%) Solaris
14 2 (0.25%) VMS
15 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (26.14%) TOGAF
3 129 (16.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 106 (13.38%) Migration
5 103 (13.01%) Scrum
6 100 (12.63%) ITIL
7 92 (11.62%) DevOps
8 90 (11.36%) Data Modelling
9 85 (10.73%) SOA
10 79 (9.97%) Business Analysis
11 74 (9.34%) IT Strategy
12 70 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
13 65 (8.21%) Analytics
14 64 (8.08%) Data Architecture
15 62 (7.83%) Software Engineering
16 59 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
17 57 (7.20%) Technical Architecture
18 56 (7.07%) Microservices
19 54 (6.82%) Waterfall
20 53 (6.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 121 (15.28%) Java
2 74 (9.34%) SQL
3 51 (6.44%) JavaScript
4 49 (6.19%) C#
5 35 (4.42%) C
6 19 (2.40%) Python
6 19 (2.40%) Shell Script
7 18 (2.27%) C++
8 12 (1.52%) PHP
8 12 (1.52%) Ruby
9 11 (1.39%) Objective-C
10 7 (0.88%) Apple Swift
10 7 (0.88%) Java 8
11 6 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.76%) PowerShell
11 6 (0.76%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.63%) COBOL
13 4 (0.51%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.51%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (11.36%) Degree
2 54 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.56%) TOGAF Certification
4 33 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 31 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (3.28%) CISSP
7 25 (3.16%) DV Cleared
8 20 (2.53%) CISM
9 19 (2.40%) CCNP
10 18 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (1.77%) CISA
12 12 (1.52%) CCNA
13 11 (1.39%) CCIE
14 9 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (1.14%) MCSE
15 7 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.76%) IISP
17 5 (0.63%) CESG Certified Professional
17 5 (0.63%) CISMP
17 5 (0.63%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.81%) QA
2 20 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 19 (2.40%) GDPR
4 18 (2.27%) COBIT
5 13 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (1.52%) PMO
7 10 (1.26%) MiFID
7 10 (1.26%) SLA
8 9 (1.14%) EMIR
9 8 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
9 8 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.38%) SEPA
11 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.13%) Basel III
11 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.13%) GCP
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.89%) Docker
4 7 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.63%) XenApp
6 4 (0.51%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.25%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.25%) vCloud
7 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) LXC
8 1 (0.13%) Varnish
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) vSphere
8 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.02%) Puppet
2 13 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
3 11 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 11 (1.39%) SCCM
4 9 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (1.01%) PingFederate
6 7 (0.88%) Ansible
7 6 (0.76%) Terraform
8 5 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.51%) Mesos
10 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.25%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.25%) TIBCO Hawk
12 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.13%) MOM
12 1 (0.13%) SCOM
12 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 137 (17.30%) Microsoft
2 77 (9.72%) Oracle
3 55 (6.94%) SAP
4 48 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (4.17%) Cisco
6 27 (3.41%) VMware
7 25 (3.16%) Citrix
8 19 (2.40%) Adobe
9 18 (2.27%) IBM
9 18 (2.27%) OpenText
10 14 (1.77%) Informatica
11 12 (1.52%) Tableau
12 11 (1.39%) Ping Identity
13 9 (1.14%) ForgeRock
13 9 (1.14%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.01%) Polycom
14 8 (1.01%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.01%) Sonus
15 7 (0.88%) CA
15 7 (0.88%) McAfee