Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 270 265
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +19
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 886 795 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 0.94% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.11% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 519 640
England median daily rate £563 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £425 £391 £404
90th Percentile £731 £738 £700
UK median daily rate £550 £541 £550
% change year-on-year +1.76% -1.73% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
England median hourly rate £54.50 £43.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.29% -6.45% -21.19%
10th Percentile £35.00 £34.70 £29.38
90th Percentile £67.20 £97.50 £50.99
UK median hourly rate £54.50 £47.00 £47.29
% change year-on-year +15.96% -0.61% -19.85%

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 79,457 71,391 81,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.79% 84.53% 83.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,794 47,260 54,218
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,047 1,904 2,215
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.11% +11.51%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +20.83%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -38 419 £588 +6.91% 56
North of England +40 130 £525 -3.49% 19
South East +1 128 £525 - 25
Midlands -5 91 £563 +12.50% 15
North West +26 77 £515 +1.73% 6
South West +12 57 £600 +4.35% 14
East of England -19 54 £600 +14.29% 5
Yorkshire +2 49 £588 +6.82% 12
West Midlands +2 46 £575 +19.48% 7
East Midlands +6 43 £550 +4.76% 8
North East +19 8 £618 +14.88% 1
Enterprise Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 274 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (25.28%) Finance
3 217 (24.49%) TOGAF
4 157 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 135 (15.24%) Java
6 125 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 123 (13.88%) Scrum
8 121 (13.66%) ITIL
9 119 (13.43%) Microsoft
9 119 (13.43%) IT Strategy
10 90 (10.16%) Banking
10 90 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
10 90 (10.16%) DevOps
11 88 (9.93%) Data Modelling
11 88 (9.93%) Oracle
12 87 (9.82%) SQL
13 83 (9.37%) .NET
13 83 (9.37%) Security Cleared
14 82 (9.26%) SOA
15 80 (9.03%) Degree
16 78 (8.80%) Migration
17 77 (8.69%) Business Analysis
18 75 (8.47%) Service Management
18 75 (8.47%) Microservices
18 75 (8.47%) Analytics
19 69 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
20 68 (7.67%) Information Security
21 67 (7.56%) SQL Server
22 65 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
22 65 (7.34%) SDLC

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 23 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.26%) Confluence
3 14 (1.58%) JBoss
4 13 (1.47%) IIS
4 13 (1.47%) Skype for Business
5 12 (1.35%) Apache
6 10 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (1.13%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.90%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.90%) CMS
7 8 (0.90%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.90%) nginx
7 8 (0.90%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.79%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.79%) SAS
8 7 (0.79%) ThingWorx
9 5 (0.56%) Documentum
10 4 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 28 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.68%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.45%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.45%) Primavera
4 4 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.34%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.34%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (0.34%) OpenText Process Suite
5 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.23%) Actimize
6 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.23%) Magento
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.23%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 125 (14.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (7.34%) PaaS
4 55 (6.21%) IaaS
5 54 (6.09%) SaaS
6 50 (5.64%) Office 365
7 21 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.02%) Force.com
9 7 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.56%) GitHub
11 4 (0.45%) Heroku
12 3 (0.34%) Serverless
12 3 (0.34%) Slack
13 2 (0.23%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.23%) Cloudflare
13 2 (0.23%) OpenDNS
13 2 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.51%) Firewall
2 34 (3.84%) Internet
3 22 (2.48%) LAN
3 22 (2.48%) WAN
4 16 (1.81%) WLAN
5 15 (1.69%) Network Security
6 14 (1.58%) MQTT
7 13 (1.47%) Unified Communications
8 10 (1.13%) DNS
8 10 (1.13%) HTTP
8 10 (1.13%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.13%) Wireless
9 9 (1.02%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.90%) Skype
10 8 (0.90%) VPN
11 7 (0.79%) Modbus
11 7 (0.79%) VoIP
12 6 (0.68%) DHCP
12 6 (0.68%) SMTP
13 5 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.51%) Big Data
3 33 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.03%) Hadoop
7 17 (1.92%) Data Lake
7 17 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.58%) MySQL
9 12 (1.35%) DB2
9 12 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.24%) Power BI
10 11 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.13%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.02%) Apache Hive
13 8 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.90%) SAP HANA
14 7 (0.79%) HBase
Development Applications
1 44 (4.97%) Git (software)
2 36 (4.06%) JIRA
3 29 (3.27%) Maven
4 20 (2.26%) Selenium
5 19 (2.14%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (1.81%) Jasmine
6 16 (1.81%) NUnit
7 14 (1.58%) Hudson
8 12 (1.35%) Ant
8 12 (1.35%) Gradle
8 12 (1.35%) ReSharper
8 12 (1.35%) SpecFlow
9 10 (1.13%) ERwin
10 6 (0.68%) Rational Rose
11 5 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.56%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.45%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.45%) JUnit
12 4 (0.45%) PowerDesigner
General
1 224 (25.28%) Finance
2 90 (10.16%) Banking
3 46 (5.19%) Retail
4 42 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.84%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.48%) Marketing
7 20 (2.26%) Legal
7 20 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.03%) Back Office
9 13 (1.47%) Law
10 11 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.13%) Automotive
11 10 (1.13%) Retail Banking
12 9 (1.02%) French Language
13 6 (0.68%) Electronics
13 6 (0.68%) Front Office
13 6 (0.68%) Publishing
14 5 (0.56%) Local Government
15 4 (0.45%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 575 (64.90%) Architect
2 193 (21.78%) Solutions Architect
3 124 (14.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 76 (8.58%) Developer
5 69 (7.79%) Security Architect
6 67 (7.56%) Technical Architect
7 61 (6.88%) Data Architect
8 58 (6.55%) Analyst
9 48 (5.42%) Senior Developer
10 44 (4.97%) Cloud Architect
11 35 (3.95%) Business Analyst
12 33 (3.72%) Lead Architect
13 31 (3.50%) Azure Architect
14 29 (3.27%) Digital Architect
14 29 (3.27%) Infrastructure Architect
14 29 (3.27%) Java Developer
15 28 (3.16%) Senior Architect
16 24 (2.71%) C# Developer
17 23 (2.60%) Information Architect
18 22 (2.48%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.37%) .NET
2 61 (6.88%) Web Services
3 48 (5.42%) XML
4 45 (5.08%) Spring
5 40 (4.51%) Middleware
6 36 (4.06%) REST
6 36 (4.06%) SOAP
7 35 (3.95%) JSON
8 34 (3.84%) RESTful
9 31 (3.50%) Node.js
10 25 (2.82%) ASP.NET
11 24 (2.71%) HTML
12 23 (2.60%) .NET Framework
13 18 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (2.03%) Entity Framework
14 16 (1.81%) J2EE
14 16 (1.81%) jQuery
15 15 (1.69%) AngularJS
16 14 (1.58%) CSS
17 12 (1.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.87%) Management Information System
3 39 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 32 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.16%) User Experience
6 25 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (2.48%) Virtual Team
8 21 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.92%) CESG
10 16 (1.81%) Social Media
11 15 (1.69%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.69%) Taxonomies
12 13 (1.47%) Reference Data
13 12 (1.35%) Internet of Things
13 12 (1.35%) Mainframe
14 11 (1.24%) FMCG
15 10 (1.13%) Client/Server
16 9 (1.02%) CMDB
17 8 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 61 (6.88%) Windows
2 46 (5.19%) Unix
3 45 (5.08%) Linux
4 19 (2.14%) Android
5 17 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.58%) Windows Server
8 13 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.24%) Nucleus RTOS
10 10 (1.13%) Solaris
11 8 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.90%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.68%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.23%) AIX
15 1 (0.11%) MVS
15 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (24.49%) TOGAF
3 157 (17.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 123 (13.88%) Scrum
5 121 (13.66%) ITIL
6 119 (13.43%) IT Strategy
7 90 (10.16%) DevOps
8 88 (9.93%) Data Modelling
9 82 (9.26%) SOA
10 78 (8.80%) Migration
11 77 (8.69%) Business Analysis
12 75 (8.47%) Analytics
12 75 (8.47%) Microservices
12 75 (8.47%) Service Management
13 69 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
14 68 (7.67%) Information Security
15 65 (7.34%) SDLC
16 63 (7.11%) Data Architecture
16 63 (7.11%) Software Engineering
17 62 (7.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 135 (15.24%) Java
2 87 (9.82%) SQL
3 53 (5.98%) C#
3 53 (5.98%) JavaScript
4 51 (5.76%) C
5 30 (3.39%) Python
6 26 (2.93%) Ruby
7 22 (2.48%) C++
8 21 (2.37%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.81%) PHP
10 11 (1.24%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 8 (0.90%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.79%) COBOL
14 6 (0.68%) Apple Swift
14 6 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.68%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.45%) Java 8
15 4 (0.45%) R
15 4 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (9.37%) Security Cleared
2 80 (9.03%) Degree
3 53 (5.98%) SC Cleared
4 47 (5.30%) TOGAF Certification
5 41 (4.63%) CISSP
6 39 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (3.27%) DV Cleared
8 27 (3.05%) CCNP
9 26 (2.93%) CISM
10 20 (2.26%) CISA
11 19 (2.14%) CCIE
12 15 (1.69%) CCNA
13 13 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
14 10 (1.13%) MCSE
15 9 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 8 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
16 8 (0.90%) IISP
17 7 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (0.68%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.43%) QA
2 26 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 23 (2.60%) COBIT
4 14 (1.58%) GDPR
4 14 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.58%) MiFID
5 13 (1.47%) EMIR
6 12 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.56%) GMP
8 5 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.56%) PMO
9 4 (0.45%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.45%) SEPA
9 4 (0.45%) SLA
10 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.34%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.23%) HL7
12 1 (0.11%) Basel III
12 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 37 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.03%) Docker
3 15 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.13%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.79%) XenServer
7 6 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.68%) XenApp
8 4 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.45%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.11%) LXC
11 1 (0.11%) Varnish
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (1.02%) Puppet
3 7 (0.79%) Grafana
3 7 (0.79%) HAProxy
3 7 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 6 (0.68%) SCCM
5 4 (0.45%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.45%) Ansible
5 4 (0.45%) EdgeSight
5 4 (0.45%) Mesos
5 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.34%) CASB
6 3 (0.34%) MOM
7 2 (0.23%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.23%) PingFederate
7 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.23%) Terraform
7 2 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 119 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 88 (9.93%) Oracle
3 62 (7.00%) SAP
4 30 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (2.60%) Cisco
5 23 (2.60%) ServiceNow
6 21 (2.37%) VMware
7 19 (2.14%) Citrix
8 17 (1.92%) IBM
9 16 (1.81%) OpenText
10 13 (1.47%) Adobe
11 12 (1.35%) Google
11 12 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.24%) Perforce
12 11 (1.24%) Tableau
13 10 (1.13%) McAfee
14 9 (1.02%) CA
14 9 (1.02%) Informatica
14 9 (1.02%) Siebel
15 8 (0.90%) Cadence