The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Enterprise Architect
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 393 410
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 206 282 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.53% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 189 155
Median daily rate £600 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £790 £800 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £585 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Enterprise Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architect in the UK

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architect in the UK

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architect in the UK

Enterprise Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architect in the UK

Enterprise Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England -13 199 £600 -7.69% 42
London -46 109 £628 -4.49% 14
South West +10 25 £600 +2.12% 8
South East +44 22 £575 -4.16% 11
North West +33 15 £575 -22.03% 7
Wiltshire +17 15 £600 -31.42% 3
Manchester +19 11 £588 -21.66% 4
Bristol -8 9 £713 +21.27% 4
City of London -9 9 £625 -5.30% 7
West Midlands +21 8 £575 -8.00%
Swindon +7 8 £600 -31.42% 1
West Sussex +25 6 £440 -23.47%
Midlands +4 6 £613 +22.50%
Hampshire +8 5 £543 -28.26% 1
East of England -6 5 £606 +10.22% 1
Crawley - 5 £440 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £850 -
East Midlands -24 4 £500 -36.50%
Cheshire +28 3 £450 - 1
Berkshire +18 3 £575 - 6
Shropshire +16 3 £575 +15.00%
Telford +14 3 £575 +15.00%
Surrey +5 3 £650 +8.33% 4
Yorkshire +2 3 £570 -18.57% 1
Milton Keynes -10 3 £813 +8.33%
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £813 +47.72%
West Yorkshire +17 2 £567 -16.07% 1
Birmingham +16 2 £750 -
Northamptonshire -2 2 £513 -
Hertfordshire -3 2 £556 +1.13%

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Enterprise 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 featuring Enterprise Architect in the job title.

1 121 (34.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 93 (26.65%) TOGAF
3 71 (20.34%) Finance
4 59 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (16.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (14.90%) IT Strategy
7 47 (13.47%) Security Cleared
8 43 (12.32%) Data Modelling
9 41 (11.75%) Microsoft
10 39 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
11 38 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 36 (10.32%) Migration
13 34 (9.74%) Data Architecture
14 33 (9.46%) Banking
15 32 (9.17%) DevOps
16 30 (8.60%) Retail
17 29 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (8.31%) ITIL
18 28 (8.02%) Web Services
18 28 (8.02%) SAP
18 28 (8.02%) SOA
19 26 (7.45%) Oracle
19 26 (7.45%) Cisco
19 26 (7.45%) Big Data
19 26 (7.45%) SC Cleared
19 26 (7.45%) PaaS
20 25 (7.16%) DV Cleared
21 22 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
21 22 (6.30%) Data Centre
21 22 (6.30%) Java

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.43%) IIS
2 5 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.15%) CMS
3 4 (1.15%) Confluence
3 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.86%) Documentum
4 3 (0.86%) FileNet
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) Drupal
6 1 (0.29%) Kentico
6 1 (0.29%) Mule
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.57%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.45%) PaaS
4 14 (4.01%) IaaS
5 13 (3.72%) Office 365
6 9 (2.58%) OpenShift
6 9 (2.58%) SaaS
7 8 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.43%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.43%) Yammer
9 4 (1.15%) BPaaS
10 3 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.86%) Heroku
11 2 (0.57%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.57%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.29%) GitHub
12 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.16%) WAN
2 16 (4.58%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (3.72%) Firewall
4 13 (3.72%) LAN
5 10 (2.87%) Wireless
6 9 (2.58%) BIG-IP
7 7 (2.01%) BGP
7 7 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (2.01%) Internet
7 7 (2.01%) Network Security
7 7 (2.01%) OSPF
7 7 (2.01%) SAN
8 6 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (1.72%) DNS
8 6 (1.72%) EIGRP
9 5 (1.43%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.86%) NAS
10 3 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.45%) Big Data
2 15 (4.30%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.01%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.72%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.43%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.15%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.15%) Power BI
8 3 (0.86%) DB2
8 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.57%) HBase
9 2 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.43%) JIRA
2 3 (0.86%) Artifactory
2 3 (0.86%) Bitbucket
2 3 (0.86%) ERwin
2 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.29%) JUnit
4 1 (0.29%) NUnit
4 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) Xcode
General
1 71 (20.34%) Finance
2 33 (9.46%) Banking
3 30 (8.60%) Retail
4 13 (3.72%) Billing
4 13 (3.72%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.72%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.44%) Legal
6 10 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.58%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.29%) Marketing
9 7 (2.01%) Local Government
10 6 (1.72%) Electronics
11 5 (1.43%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.15%) General Ledger
12 4 (1.15%) Law
12 4 (1.15%) Publishing
13 2 (0.57%) Automotive
13 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.02%) Web Services
2 18 (5.16%) .NET
3 11 (3.15%) XML
4 10 (2.87%) REST
5 8 (2.29%) HTML
5 8 (2.29%) SOAP
6 7 (2.01%) JSON
6 7 (2.01%) Middleware
7 6 (1.72%) CSS
7 6 (1.72%) Spring
8 5 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.43%) Ajax
8 5 (1.43%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.43%) CSS3
8 5 (1.43%) HTML5
8 5 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (1.43%) WAP
9 4 (1.15%) J2EE
9 4 (1.15%) Spring Boot
10 3 (0.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.30%) Data Centre
1 22 (6.30%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.87%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.87%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.01%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.01%) Equities
5 7 (2.01%) FMCG
6 6 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (1.72%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.43%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.15%) Derivative
8 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.15%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.15%) NHS
9 3 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.86%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.01%) Windows
2 8 (2.29%) Linux
3 2 (0.57%) Android
3 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.57%) Unix
4 1 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (34.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 93 (26.65%) TOGAF
3 59 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (16.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (14.90%) IT Strategy
6 43 (12.32%) Data Modelling
7 36 (10.32%) Migration
8 34 (9.74%) Data Architecture
9 32 (9.17%) DevOps
10 29 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (8.31%) ITIL
11 28 (8.02%) SOA
12 21 (6.02%) Data Migration
12 21 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
13 19 (5.44%) ERP
14 18 (5.16%) CRM
15 16 (4.58%) Strategic Planning
16 15 (4.30%) Waterfall
17 14 (4.01%) Target Operating Model
17 14 (4.01%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.30%) Java
2 11 (3.15%) PHP
2 11 (3.15%) Python
3 10 (2.87%) Ruby
4 9 (2.58%) C
5 8 (2.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.43%) C#
8 4 (1.15%) SQL
9 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
9 1 (0.29%) R
9 1 (0.29%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (13.47%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.16%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.72%) Degree
6 12 (3.44%) CCIE
7 6 (1.72%) CCNP
7 6 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.15%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (1.15%) JNCIE
9 3 (0.86%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.86%) CISM
9 3 (0.86%) CISSP
10 2 (0.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.57%) MCP
10 2 (0.57%) MCSA
10 2 (0.57%) MCSD
10 2 (0.57%) MCSE
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.01%) COBIT
2 12 (3.44%) GPG13
3 6 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.72%) QA
4 5 (1.43%) GDPR
5 3 (0.86%) MiFID
6 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.29%) EMIR
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.87%) Active Directory
1 10 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (2.87%) XenApp
1 10 (2.87%) XenDesktop
2 8 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.43%) UAG
4 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.29%) vCloud
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (2.87%) AppDNA
2 8 (2.29%) Ansible
2 8 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.57%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.29%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.29%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.29%) PaperCut
4 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (11.75%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.02%) SAP
3 26 (7.45%) Cisco
3 26 (7.45%) Oracle
4 18 (5.16%) Citrix
4 18 (5.16%) VMware
5 11 (3.15%) AppSense
5 11 (3.15%) Palo Alto
6 10 (2.87%) ServiceNow
7 9 (2.58%) F5
7 9 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.01%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.72%) Fortinet
9 6 (1.72%) Nokia
10 5 (1.43%) Anaplan
10 5 (1.43%) Pega
11 4 (1.15%) Guidewire
11 4 (1.15%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.15%) Teradata
11 4 (1.15%) Unisys
London
Networking People
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Agile Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago