The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Architecture
England / North West
Rank 118 98 104
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 12 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 1.62% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.97% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 41 28
Median daily rate £500 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £405 £442
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £513 £538
% change year-on-year +0.14% -4.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £59.00

Enterprise Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2141 3145 2764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.27% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1906 1515
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 124 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -4.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Enterprise Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the North West

Enterprise Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 7 £500 +5.26% 5
Cheshire +16 2 £600 +4.34% 1
Merseyside -2 2 £465 +3.33% 1
Lancashire +15 1 £590 +7.27%
Enterprise Architecture
England

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Java
5 6 (20.69%) .NET
5 6 (20.69%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) TDD
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 5 (17.24%) CyberArk
6 5 (17.24%) SDLC
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Unix
6 5 (17.24%) Windows
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco
7 4 (13.79%) Workflow
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Python
7 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.79%) J2EE
7 4 (13.79%) Spring
7 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
8 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (10.34%) Aurelia
8 3 (10.34%) Dropwizard
8 3 (10.34%) Wireframes

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.34%) CMS
1 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
2 3 (10.34%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) LDAP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.45%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Mercurial
1 3 (10.34%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) jQuery
3 4 (13.79%) J2EE
3 4 (13.79%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) Backbone.js
4 3 (10.34%) CSS3
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 3 (10.34%) JSON
4 3 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (10.34%) LESS
4 3 (10.34%) Middleware
4 3 (10.34%) RESTful
4 3 (10.34%) Sass
4 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) TDD
3 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.24%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Workflow
5 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) Content Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Kanban
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (10.34%) OOD
5 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.90%) R
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) CyberArk
3 3 (10.34%) ATG
3 3 (10.34%) Dell
3 3 (10.34%) EMC
3 3 (10.34%) hybris
3 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
3 3 (10.34%) Twitter
4 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
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