Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Functional Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Functional Architect
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 833 845
Rank change year-on-year -22 +12 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Architect 7 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.023% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.024% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 11
England median daily rate £550 £663 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.98% +32.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £488 £444 £450
90th Percentile £695 £850 £638
UK median daily rate £550 £663 £500
% change year-on-year -16.98% +32.50% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Functional Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Functional Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Architect in England

Functional Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Architect in England

Functional Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Architect in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Architect in England

Functional Architect
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 Functional Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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 -18 6 £550 -21.43%
South East +2 1 £563 +25.00%
Functional Architect
UK

Functional Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Functional Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Functional Architect in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Mule
3 3 (42.86%) Confluence
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Docker
3 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) CMS
5 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management

Functional Architect Skill Set
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 3 (42.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
1 3 (42.86%) Mule
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (14.29%) SAP PS
1 1 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (14.29%) SAP SD
1 1 (14.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Order to Cash
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Workday