Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 269 256
Rank change year-on-year -72 -13 +12
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 702 878 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.96% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.12% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 558 689
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £436 £391 £399
90th Percentile £738 £750 £738
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
England median hourly rate £73.34 £36.91 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.73% -16.13% +20.55%
10th Percentile £47.58 £17.98 £39.00
90th Percentile £82.33 £46.38 £50.38
UK median hourly rate £73.34 £36.91 £46.25
% change year-on-year +98.73% -20.21% +22.52%

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 81,416 78,525 83,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.24% 85.92% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,353 52,544 55,556
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £644 £631 £606
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,177 1,846 2,212
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -42 310 £581 -3.13% 47
South East -24 150 £538 +2.38% 37
North of England -26 99 £570 - 36
South West -8 59 £550 - 25
Yorkshire +2 55 £550 -8.33% 18
Midlands -71 55 £550 - 14
North West -27 40 £580 -4.92% 18
West Midlands -28 37 £550 - 11
East of England -52 26 £575 +4.55% 13
East Midlands -21 16 £500 - 3
North East -11 6 £675 +10.66%
Enterprise Architecture
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 241 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (28.77%) TOGAF
3 195 (27.78%) Finance
4 118 (16.81%) Microsoft
5 101 (14.39%) Java
6 99 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 89 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 87 (12.39%) Migration
9 84 (11.97%) Degree
10 82 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
11 79 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
12 76 (10.83%) Technical Architecture
13 74 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
14 72 (10.26%) Windows
15 71 (10.11%) ERP
15 71 (10.11%) SOA
16 68 (9.69%) DevOps
17 67 (9.54%) Security Cleared
18 66 (9.40%) Data Modelling
19 63 (8.97%) Project Management
20 60 (8.55%) SAP
21 56 (7.98%) Office 365
22 55 (7.83%) Oracle
22 55 (7.83%) ITIL
22 55 (7.83%) Management Information System
22 55 (7.83%) Business Analysis
23 54 (7.69%) CRM
23 54 (7.69%) Web Services
24 53 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
25 52 (7.41%) .NET

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 29 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.42%) Documentum
3 12 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 11 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (1.28%) CMS
6 9 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.28%) IIS
6 9 (1.28%) SAS
6 9 (1.28%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.14%) Apache
7 8 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.00%) Confluence
9 6 (0.85%) Liferay
10 5 (0.71%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.71%) Drupal
10 5 (0.71%) FileNet
10 5 (0.71%) LiveCycle
10 5 (0.71%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (2.28%) SAP S/4HANA
2 13 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.85%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.71%) Endur
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.43%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.43%) SAP GTS
7 3 (0.43%) SAP IBP
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.28%) ReMetrica
8 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.28%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.28%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 1 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.14%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 99 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (7.98%) Office 365
4 41 (5.84%) SaaS
5 29 (4.13%) PaaS
6 26 (3.70%) IaaS
7 11 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.14%) Serverless
9 7 (1.00%) Boomi
10 6 (0.85%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.71%) Akamai
11 5 (0.71%) Yammer
12 4 (0.57%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.43%) Force.com
13 3 (0.43%) GitHub
13 3 (0.43%) Heroku
13 3 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.13%) Firewall
2 12 (1.71%) Internet
2 12 (1.71%) SAN
2 12 (1.71%) Unified Communications
3 11 (1.57%) DNS
3 11 (1.57%) LAN
3 11 (1.57%) Skype
3 11 (1.57%) WAN
4 10 (1.42%) Network Security
5 8 (1.14%) NetScaler
5 8 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (1.14%) VPN
6 7 (1.00%) DHCP
7 6 (0.85%) NAS
7 6 (0.85%) Wireless
8 5 (0.71%) ATM
8 5 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.71%) HTTP
8 5 (0.71%) SMTP
8 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (3.70%) Big Data
4 22 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.99%) SAP HANA
6 18 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.42%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.99%) SAP BW
9 11 (1.57%) Data Lake
9 11 (1.57%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.42%) HBase
11 9 (1.28%) Power BI
11 9 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.14%) Redis
12 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.00%) Apache Hive
13 7 (1.00%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.00%) MySQL
13 7 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (2.42%) JIRA
2 15 (2.14%) Maven
3 14 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.99%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.42%) Ant
5 9 (1.28%) Selenium
6 8 (1.14%) ERwin
7 7 (1.00%) Gradle
7 7 (1.00%) Jasmine
8 6 (0.85%) NUnit
8 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.71%) Subversion
10 4 (0.57%) Hudson
10 4 (0.57%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.57%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.57%) Xcode
11 3 (0.43%) Appium
11 3 (0.43%) Rational Rose
11 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.28%) IntelliJ
General
1 195 (27.78%) Finance
2 51 (7.26%) Retail
3 42 (5.98%) Banking
4 21 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.42%) Billing
6 13 (1.85%) Legal
6 13 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.28%) Marketing
8 7 (1.00%) Back Office
9 6 (0.85%) Law
9 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.57%) Advertising
10 4 (0.57%) Games
11 3 (0.43%) Automotive
11 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.28%) French Language
12 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 2 (0.28%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 441 (62.82%) Architect
2 161 (22.93%) Solutions Architect
3 96 (13.68%) Enterprise Architect
4 49 (6.98%) Senior Architect
4 49 (6.98%) Technical Architect
5 43 (6.13%) Analyst
6 42 (5.98%) Developer
6 42 (5.98%) Security Architect
7 37 (5.27%) Data Architect
8 34 (4.84%) Consultant
9 27 (3.85%) Lead Architect
10 25 (3.56%) Digital Architect
11 23 (3.28%) Business Analyst
11 23 (3.28%) Java Developer
12 22 (3.13%) Integration Architect
13 18 (2.56%) Applications Architect
14 17 (2.42%) Senior Developer
15 16 (2.28%) Designer
16 15 (2.14%) Azure Architect
16 15 (2.14%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (7.69%) Web Services
2 52 (7.41%) .NET
3 48 (6.84%) Middleware
4 36 (5.13%) XML
5 35 (4.99%) JSON
6 26 (3.70%) SOAP
7 23 (3.28%) OAuth
7 23 (3.28%) RESTful
7 23 (3.28%) Spring
8 19 (2.71%) REST
9 18 (2.56%) HTML
10 14 (1.99%) JSP
11 13 (1.85%) CSS
12 11 (1.57%) jQuery
13 10 (1.42%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.42%) Java EE
14 9 (1.28%) J2EE
14 9 (1.28%) Kafka
14 9 (1.28%) OpenID
15 8 (1.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 82 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (7.83%) Management Information System
3 39 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 31 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.71%) Taxonomies
6 14 (1.99%) User Experience
7 12 (1.71%) PKI
8 11 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (1.57%) Social Media
9 10 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.42%) Tandem
10 9 (1.28%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.14%) Fintech
11 8 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.00%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (10.26%) Windows
2 41 (5.84%) Linux
3 34 (4.84%) Windows 10
4 23 (3.28%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.99%) Unix
6 18 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 15 (2.14%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.71%) Android
9 11 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.43%) AIX
13 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.28%) VMS
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
14 1 (0.14%) Solaris
14 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (28.77%) TOGAF
3 89 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 87 (12.39%) Migration
5 79 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
6 76 (10.83%) Technical Architecture
7 71 (10.11%) ERP
7 71 (10.11%) SOA
8 68 (9.69%) DevOps
9 66 (9.40%) Data Modelling
10 63 (8.97%) Project Management
11 55 (7.83%) Business Analysis
11 55 (7.83%) ITIL
12 54 (7.69%) CRM
13 53 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
14 52 (7.41%) Software Engineering
15 51 (7.26%) IT Strategy
16 49 (6.98%) Data Architecture
17 48 (6.84%) Analytics
17 48 (6.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 101 (14.39%) Java
2 41 (5.84%) SQL
3 36 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 34 (4.84%) C#
5 31 (4.42%) Python
6 30 (4.27%) C
7 25 (3.56%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.71%) C++
9 11 (1.57%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.14%) Java 8
10 8 (1.14%) Objective-C
10 8 (1.14%) Ruby
11 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.00%) PHP
12 5 (0.71%) Apple Swift
12 5 (0.71%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.71%) R
12 5 (0.71%) VB
13 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 84 (11.97%) Degree
2 67 (9.54%) Security Cleared
3 43 (6.13%) SC Cleared
4 24 (3.42%) TOGAF Certification
5 23 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 17 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.42%) CISSP
7 16 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.57%) CISM
10 7 (1.00%) CISMP
11 6 (0.85%) CCNA
12 5 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.71%) MBA
12 5 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.57%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.57%) CCIP
13 4 (0.57%) CCNP
13 4 (0.57%) ISEB
13 4 (0.57%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.70%) QA
2 19 (2.71%) PMO
3 18 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 17 (2.42%) GDPR
4 17 (2.42%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (1.71%) SLA
6 10 (1.42%) HMG Infosec
6 10 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (1.42%) JSP 440
7 8 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 7 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.85%) COBIT
10 2 (0.28%) MiFID
11 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.14%) EMIR
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 37 (5.27%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.85%) XenDesktop
4 9 (1.28%) XenApp
5 6 (0.85%) Docker
6 5 (0.71%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.43%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.28%) vCloud
10 1 (0.14%) LXC
10 1 (0.14%) NDS
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.14%) vSphere
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.28%) SCCM
2 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (1.28%) Puppet
4 7 (1.00%) PingFederate
5 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.57%) Ansible
7 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.57%) Terraform
7 4 (0.57%) vRealize
8 3 (0.43%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.43%) SCOM
9 2 (0.28%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.28%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 118 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 60 (8.55%) SAP
3 55 (7.83%) Oracle
4 30 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (3.99%) VMware
6 25 (3.56%) Cisco
6 25 (3.56%) Citrix
7 17 (2.42%) Adobe
8 15 (2.14%) OpenText
9 14 (1.99%) ForgeRock
10 13 (1.85%) Tableau
11 12 (1.71%) IBM
11 12 (1.71%) Sitecore
12 11 (1.57%) Informatica
13 10 (1.42%) Avaya
14 9 (1.28%) Dell
14 9 (1.28%) Mercator
15 8 (1.14%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.14%) Google
15 8 (1.14%) ServiceNow