Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Enterprise Architect was £613 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Enterprise Architect
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 490 489 448
Rank change year-on-year -1 -41 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 438 448 513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 329 339
UK median daily rate £613 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.77% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £469 £475 £463
90th Percentile £800 £810 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £625 £590
% change year-on-year -4.00% +5.93% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
UK median hourly rate £33.16 £80.00 £69.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.56% +15.82% -
10th Percentile £31.45 £49.40 £64.38
90th Percentile £34.66 £83.60 £80.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.16 £81.50 £69.07
% change year-on-year -59.32% +18.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 15 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 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
England +2 415 £613 -5.77% 25
UK excluding London +38 240 £600 -4.00% 9
London -57 181 £650 - 16
South East +22 87 £600 -9.09% 6
Midlands +17 48 £575 -4.17%
South West +24 44 £619 -17.50%
North of England +18 34 £550 -18.52% 1
North West +17 26 £540 -21.45%
East Midlands +9 26 £610 -39.00%
East of England +5 16 £650 +36.84% 2
West Midlands +19 15 £550 -8.33%
Yorkshire +5 7 £575 -14.81% 1
Scotland -12 7 £575 -
Wales +9 5 £575 +4.55%
North East +51 1 £425 -39.82%

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 192 (43.84%) Enterprise Architecture
2 86 (19.63%) Finance
2 86 (19.63%) IT Strategy
3 85 (19.41%) TOGAF
4 83 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (11.87%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (11.64%) Microsoft
7 50 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (10.96%) Data Architecture
8 48 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
9 46 (10.50%) SOA
10 42 (9.59%) Security Cleared
11 40 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
12 37 (8.45%) SC Cleared
12 37 (8.45%) Technical Architecture
13 35 (7.99%) SAP
14 34 (7.76%) Banking
15 32 (7.31%) ERP
16 31 (7.08%) Web Services
16 31 (7.08%) DevOps
17 29 (6.62%) Big Data
17 29 (6.62%) PaaS
17 29 (6.62%) ITIL
17 29 (6.62%) Retail
18 27 (6.16%) Migration
18 27 (6.16%) Java
18 27 (6.16%) E-Commerce
18 27 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (6.16%) Security Architecture
18 27 (6.16%) Target Operating Model

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 9 (2.05%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.68%) IIS
4 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.46%) Apache
5 2 (0.46%) Documentum
5 2 (0.46%) JBoss
5 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.23%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
6 1 (0.23%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.91%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.46%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.23%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (6.62%) PaaS
4 20 (4.57%) IaaS
5 19 (4.34%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (3.88%) SaaS
7 12 (2.74%) Office 365
8 6 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.37%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.68%) BPaaS
9 3 (0.68%) Heroku
9 3 (0.68%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.68%) Yammer
10 2 (0.46%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.94%) WAN
2 25 (5.71%) LAN
3 8 (1.83%) Network Security
4 7 (1.60%) Firewall
5 6 (1.37%) DNS
5 6 (1.37%) Internet
6 5 (1.14%) SAN
7 3 (0.68%) DHCP
7 3 (0.68%) DWDM
7 3 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.23%) BGP
9 1 (0.23%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.23%) FTP
9 1 (0.23%) OSPF
9 1 (0.23%) RIP
9 1 (0.23%) SMS
9 1 (0.23%) VoIP
9 1 (0.23%) Wireless
9 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.62%) Big Data
2 13 (2.97%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.28%) SQL Server
5 7 (1.60%) Data Lake
6 5 (1.14%) Power BI
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.68%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.46%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.46%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (0.91%) JIRA
4 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.23%) Grunt
4 1 (0.23%) Selenium
4 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 86 (19.63%) Finance
2 34 (7.76%) Banking
3 29 (6.62%) Retail
4 19 (4.34%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.65%) Local Government
6 12 (2.74%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.28%) Billing
7 10 (2.28%) Marketing
8 9 (2.05%) Back Office
8 9 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.05%) Publishing
9 6 (1.37%) Legal
9 6 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.14%) Electronics
10 5 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.91%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.46%) Front Office
14 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.08%) Web Services
2 23 (5.25%) REST
3 19 (4.34%) .NET
4 14 (3.20%) SOAP
5 11 (2.51%) Middleware
6 10 (2.28%) RESTful
7 9 (2.05%) EDI
7 9 (2.05%) Velocity
8 8 (1.83%) XML
9 6 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (1.14%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.14%) CSS
10 5 (1.14%) gRPC
10 5 (1.14%) HTML
10 5 (1.14%) Java EE
10 5 (1.14%) JSON
10 5 (1.14%) Spring
10 5 (1.14%) Spring Boot
11 4 (0.91%) ASP.NET
11 4 (0.91%) React
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.87%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (4.57%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.97%) User Experience
5 11 (2.51%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (1.83%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.83%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (1.37%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.14%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.14%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.91%) Equities
12 3 (0.68%) CESG
12 3 (0.68%) Derivative
12 3 (0.68%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.42%) Windows
2 13 (2.97%) Linux
3 10 (2.28%) Unix
4 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.46%) Android
5 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (43.84%) Enterprise Architecture
2 86 (19.63%) IT Strategy
3 85 (19.41%) TOGAF
4 83 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (10.96%) Data Architecture
7 46 (10.50%) SOA
8 37 (8.45%) Technical Architecture
9 32 (7.31%) ERP
10 31 (7.08%) DevOps
11 29 (6.62%) ITIL
12 27 (6.16%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (6.16%) E-Commerce
12 27 (6.16%) Migration
12 27 (6.16%) Security Architecture
12 27 (6.16%) Target Operating Model
13 25 (5.71%) Data Management
13 25 (5.71%) Data Modelling
13 25 (5.71%) Open Source
14 22 (5.02%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.16%) Java
2 17 (3.88%) C
3 12 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.51%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.05%) SQL
6 8 (1.83%) Python
6 8 (1.83%) Ruby
7 7 (1.60%) C#
8 4 (0.91%) PHP
9 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.68%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.46%) VB
11 1 (0.23%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 37 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.94%) Degree
4 10 (2.28%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.37%) CCIE
7 5 (1.14%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.68%) CCNP
9 3 (0.68%) CISSP
10 2 (0.46%) CISM
10 2 (0.46%) JNCIE
10 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.23%) CCSP
11 1 (0.23%) CISA
11 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.23%) GIAC
11 1 (0.23%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.02%) QA
2 19 (4.34%) Data Quality
3 17 (3.88%) GDPR
4 12 (2.74%) COBIT
5 3 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.23%) MiFID
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.05%) Docker
3 7 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.68%) UAG
5 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.14%) Terraform
2 4 (0.91%) Ansible
2 4 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (0.68%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.68%) SCCM
3 3 (0.68%) SCOM
3 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.23%) Ambari
4 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.99%) SAP
3 22 (5.02%) Oracle
4 15 (3.42%) Cisco
5 12 (2.74%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.51%) VMware
7 9 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.60%) Citrix
8 7 (1.60%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.37%) IBM
10 5 (1.14%) EMC
11 4 (0.91%) BT
11 4 (0.91%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.91%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.91%) Unisys
12 3 (0.68%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.68%) Google
12 3 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.68%) Remedy
12 3 (0.68%) TIBCO