Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Integration Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 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.

Integration Architect
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 698 598 621
Rank change year-on-year -100 +23 +58
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Architect 157 279 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.30% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 186 159
England median daily rate £600 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £485 £413 £403
90th Percentile £750 £688 £638
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -1.96%
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 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
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 £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
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 £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Integration Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Integration Architect in England

Integration Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Architect in England

Integration Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Architect in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Architect in England

Integration Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Architect in England

Integration 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 Integration Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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 -89 80 £625 +6.38% 6
South East -44 22 £531 +1.19% 1
Midlands +18 20 £550 +0.92% 1
East of England +3 15 £575 +3.37%
North of England +45 14 £525 +5.00% 4
East Midlands +4 12 £550 -
Yorkshire +26 7 £538 +7.50% 2
North West +15 7 £525 +5.00% 2
West Midlands +15 4 £550 +0.92% 1
South West -11 3 £600 -4.00%
Integration Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Integration 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 Integration Architect in the job title.

1 34 (21.66%) Java
2 33 (21.02%) SOA
3 32 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (19.11%) Middleware
5 24 (15.29%) Finance
6 22 (14.01%) Microsoft
6 22 (14.01%) XML
6 22 (14.01%) Data Integration
7 20 (12.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 20 (12.74%) SAP
7 20 (12.74%) IBM
8 19 (12.10%) Microservices
9 18 (11.46%) REST
10 17 (10.83%) TOGAF
10 17 (10.83%) Oracle
11 16 (10.19%) Web Services
11 16 (10.19%) Data Modelling
11 16 (10.19%) Banking
12 14 (8.92%) MuleSoft
12 14 (8.92%) Data Architecture
12 14 (8.92%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (8.92%) SOAP
12 14 (8.92%) .NET
13 13 (8.28%) E-Commerce
13 13 (8.28%) IBM Integration Bus
13 13 (8.28%) Retail
13 13 (8.28%) WebSphere
14 12 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
14 12 (7.64%) Open Source

Integration 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 13 (8.28%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.18%) Mule
3 3 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.27%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) JBoss
4 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.64%) CMS
5 1 (0.64%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.91%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.27%) SAP CAR
2 2 (1.27%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.64%) Lawson
3 1 (0.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.64%) Maximo
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.82%) SaaS
4 5 (3.18%) Boomi
4 5 (3.18%) Serverless
5 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) IaaS
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.64%) PaaS
5 1 (0.64%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) LAN
1 4 (2.55%) SAN
1 4 (2.55%) WAN
2 3 (1.91%) Firewall
2 3 (1.91%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.91%) VLAN
3 2 (1.27%) NAS
3 2 (1.27%) VoIP
4 1 (0.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.64%) Network Security
4 1 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.64%) SMS
4 1 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.55%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.27%) DataStax
3 2 (1.27%) DocumentDB
3 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.64%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.64%) DataStage
4 1 (0.64%) DB2
4 1 (0.64%) DTS
4 1 (0.64%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.64%) Power BI
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.64%) ERwin
2 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.64%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 24 (15.29%) Finance
2 16 (10.19%) Banking
3 13 (8.28%) Retail
4 7 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Local Government
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.11%) Middleware
2 22 (14.01%) XML
3 18 (11.46%) REST
4 16 (10.19%) Web Services
5 14 (8.92%) .NET
5 14 (8.92%) SOAP
6 13 (8.28%) IBM Integration Bus
7 11 (7.01%) Kafka
7 11 (7.01%) Node.js
8 9 (5.73%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (5.10%) JSON
10 7 (4.46%) J2EE
10 7 (4.46%) RESTful
10 7 (4.46%) WCF
11 6 (3.82%) FpML
11 6 (3.82%) XSD
12 5 (3.18%) XSLT
13 4 (2.55%) Apache Camel
13 4 (2.55%) Java EE
13 4 (2.55%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) DataPower
2 7 (4.46%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.82%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.91%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.27%) FMCG
7 2 (1.27%) IVR
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) EPoS
8 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.55%) Linux
1 4 (2.55%) Windows
2 3 (1.91%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.02%) SOA
2 32 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.01%) Data Integration
4 20 (12.74%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (12.10%) Microservices
6 17 (10.83%) TOGAF
7 16 (10.19%) Data Modelling
8 14 (8.92%) Data Architecture
9 13 (8.28%) E-Commerce
10 12 (7.64%) Open Source
11 9 (5.73%) CRM
11 9 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (5.10%) DevOps
12 8 (5.10%) Migration
13 7 (4.46%) Data Management
13 7 (4.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 7 (4.46%) IT Strategy
14 6 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (3.82%) Data Migration
14 6 (3.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.66%) Java
2 8 (5.10%) C#
3 7 (4.46%) SQL
4 4 (2.55%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.91%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (0.64%) ABAP
7 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.27%) CCIE
3 2 (1.27%) CISA
3 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.27%) CISM
3 2 (1.27%) CISSP
3 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.27%) HL7
2 2 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.91%) iptables
4 2 (1.27%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.27%) Docker
4 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.64%) vCloud
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Kibana
1 2 (1.27%) logstash
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.64%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.64%) Grafana
2 1 (0.64%) MOM
2 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) SELinux
2 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 22 (14.01%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.74%) IBM
2 20 (12.74%) SAP
3 17 (10.83%) Oracle
4 14 (8.92%) MuleSoft
4 14 (8.92%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (6.37%) Informatica
6 7 (4.46%) SnapLogic
6 7 (4.46%) TIBCO
7 6 (3.82%) VMware
8 5 (3.18%) WSO2
9 4 (2.55%) Capita
9 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.55%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.27%) Citrix
10 2 (1.27%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.27%) Dell
10 2 (1.27%) Infor
10 2 (1.27%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.64%) hybris