Period
to 24 June 2018

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 6 months to 24 June 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 157 127
Rank change year-on-year -11 -30 +30
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 49 41 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 0.75% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.90% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 81
North West median daily rate £531 £519 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% -2.78%
10th Percentile £461 £400 £425
90th Percentile £634 £639 £711
England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North West median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +17.33% -16.67% -2.17%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,033 4,551 6,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.57% 82.70% 83.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,167 2,775 3,910
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 213 213
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.71% +7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +16.69%

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Enterprise Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 24 June 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 June 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
Manchester -13 24 £525 -8.70% 1
Lancashire -2 13 £548 +6.83%
Cheshire -4 7 £513 -14.58% 4
Merseyside +18 3 £488 +4.84%
Cumbria - 1 £425 - 1
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) TOGAF
3 15 (30.61%) Finance
4 14 (28.57%) SFIA
5 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (24.49%) Java
6 12 (24.49%) Open Source
7 11 (22.45%) Service Design
7 11 (22.45%) SQL
7 11 (22.45%) Business Analysis
8 10 (20.41%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (20.41%) SDLC
8 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
9 9 (18.37%) Social Media
9 9 (18.37%) Coaching
9 9 (18.37%) Service Management
9 9 (18.37%) IT Governance
10 8 (16.33%) Zachman Framework
10 8 (16.33%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (14.29%) Domain Models
11 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 7 (14.29%) Degree
11 7 (14.29%) Resource Management
11 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 7 (14.29%) ITIL
12 6 (12.24%) Oracle
12 6 (12.24%) Python
12 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling

Enterprise Architecture
Co-occurring 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 5 (10.20%) IIS
1 5 (10.20%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.08%) Converged Networks
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.20%) Apache Hive
2 5 (10.20%) Big Data
2 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (10.20%) Data Lake
2 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.20%) HBase
2 5 (10.20%) Pentaho
2 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) KDB
4 1 (2.04%) Kdb+
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) ERwin
1 5 (10.20%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.04%) Ant
2 1 (2.04%) Hudson
2 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 36 (73.47%) Architect
2 10 (20.41%) Technical Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Architect
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Technical Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 6 (12.24%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (10.20%) Digital Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Security Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Delivery Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Designer
8 3 (6.12%) Digital Transformation
8 3 (6.12%) Digital Transformation Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Information Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
1 5 (10.20%) CSS
1 5 (10.20%) HTML
1 5 (10.20%) JSON
1 5 (10.20%) Middleware
1 5 (10.20%) Node.js
2 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.12%) Kafka
3 3 (6.12%) OAuth
4 2 (4.08%) REST
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.04%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Social Media
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) CESG
3 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.24%) User Experience
4 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.04%) New Media
6 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Robotics
6 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Unix
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) TOGAF
3 14 (28.57%) SFIA
4 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (24.49%) Open Source
6 11 (22.45%) Business Analysis
6 11 (22.45%) Service Design
7 10 (20.41%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (20.41%) SDLC
7 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.37%) Coaching
8 9 (18.37%) IT Governance
8 9 (18.37%) Service Management
9 8 (16.33%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (16.33%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (14.29%) Domain Models
10 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (14.29%) Resource Management
10 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Python
4 5 (10.20%) COBOL
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
4 5 (10.20%) Ruby
4 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.08%) C
6 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (10.20%) CISMP
2 5 (10.20%) IISP
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 5 (10.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) CA
2 5 (10.20%) Casewise
2 5 (10.20%) Informatica
2 5 (10.20%) Tableau
3 2 (4.08%) Apple
3 2 (4.08%) Cadence
4 1 (2.04%) Kony
4 1 (2.04%) SAP