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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Architect
UK
Rank 450 371 419
Rank change year-on-year -79 +48  
Contract jobs requiring an Enterprise Architect 143 295 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.58% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 190 132
Median daily rate £600 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £825 £750 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £625 £581
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.21 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.21 -

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
England -94 137 £600 -4.00% 32
London -20 72 £615 -5.38% 15
South East +12 24 £600 +9.09% 4
Milton Keynes +6 11 £625 +28.20%
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £625 +28.20%
City of London +1 10 £663 -7.01% 6
South West -2 10 £800 +18.51% 2
Bristol +7 9 £800 +18.51% 2
Yorkshire -3 8 £488 -27.77% 4
East of England +1 7 £750 +7.14%
North West -4 6 £600 -4.00% 2
East Midlands -13 5 £525 -30.00% 4
West Yorkshire +2 4 - - 3
West Sussex +1 4 £500 -9.09%
Berkshire +22 3 £663 +23.25% 1
Midlands +9 3 £575 -14.81%
West Midlands +8 3 £550 +10.00% 1
Hertfordshire +7 3 £750 +17.64%
Nottingham +2 3 £525 -4.54%
Manchester 0 3 - - 2
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £525 -4.54%
Norfolk - 3 £900 -
Warrington +23 2 £600 -6.15%
Cheshire +21 2 £600 -6.15%
Scotland +13 2 £700 +47.36%
Leeds +1 2 - - 1
Birmingham 0 2 £538 +13.15% 1
Bedfordshire -2 2 - -
Sheffield -13 2 £488 -39.06% 1
South Yorkshire -14 2 £488 -39.06% 1

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 136 (35.51%) Enterprise Architecture
2 105 (27.42%) TOGAF
3 71 (18.54%) Finance
4 57 (14.88%) Security Cleared
5 55 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (11.23%) Data Modelling
8 42 (10.97%) Microsoft
8 42 (10.97%) Migration
9 41 (10.70%) IT Strategy
10 40 (10.44%) Retail
11 37 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
12 35 (9.14%) Data Architecture
13 33 (8.62%) Oracle
14 32 (8.36%) Banking
15 31 (8.09%) SC Cleared
16 30 (7.83%) Degree
17 27 (7.05%) SAP
17 27 (7.05%) Web Services
18 26 (6.79%) Big Data
19 25 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
19 25 (6.53%) E-Commerce
20 24 (6.27%) DevOps
21 23 (6.01%) DV Cleared
22 22 (5.74%) SOA
22 22 (5.74%) Java
23 21 (5.48%) Cisco
24 20 (5.22%) Zachman Framework
25 19 (4.96%) Office 365
26 18 (4.70%) SaaS

Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.31%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.04%) CMS
4 4 (1.04%) Confluence
5 2 (0.52%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.52%) Mule
5 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.52%) SAS
5 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.26%) Drupal
6 1 (0.26%) FileNet
6 1 (0.26%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.26%) JBoss
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (3.92%) MS Office
2 10 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.35%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.26%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.52%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (4.96%) Office 365
4 18 (4.70%) SaaS
5 10 (2.61%) IaaS
6 9 (2.35%) PaaS
7 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.78%) Yammer
8 2 (0.52%) CloudSense
8 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) BlueKai
9 1 (0.26%) GitHub
9 1 (0.26%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.26%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.61%) BIG-IP
2 9 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (2.09%) Firewall
4 7 (1.83%) Internet
5 6 (1.57%) LAN
5 6 (1.57%) WAN
6 5 (1.31%) NetScaler
6 5 (1.31%) Network Security
6 5 (1.31%) Wireless
7 3 (0.78%) SAN
7 3 (0.78%) WLAN
8 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.52%) MPLS
8 2 (0.52%) NAS
8 2 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.26%) DHCP
9 1 (0.26%) DWDM
9 1 (0.26%) FTP
9 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.79%) Big Data
2 11 (2.87%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.83%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.83%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.04%) QlikView
7 3 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.78%) DB2
7 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.78%) Informix
7 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.78%) Power BI
8 2 (0.52%) DataStage
8 2 (0.52%) MySQL
8 2 (0.52%) SAS EBI
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.31%) JIRA
2 3 (0.78%) Artifactory
2 3 (0.78%) Bitbucket
2 3 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
2 3 (0.78%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.52%) Xcode
4 1 (0.26%) ERwin
4 1 (0.26%) JUnit
4 1 (0.26%) NUnit
4 1 (0.26%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (18.54%) Finance
2 40 (10.44%) Retail
3 32 (8.36%) Banking
4 8 (2.09%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.83%) Publishing
5 7 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.57%) Local Government
6 6 (1.57%) Marketing
7 5 (1.31%) Billing
7 5 (1.31%) Legal
8 3 (0.78%) Automotive
8 3 (0.78%) Law
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.52%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.05%) Web Services
2 14 (3.66%) Middleware
3 12 (3.13%) .NET
4 10 (2.61%) REST
5 8 (2.09%) XML
6 6 (1.57%) HTML
6 6 (1.57%) J2EE
6 6 (1.57%) SOAP
7 5 (1.31%) JSON
8 4 (1.04%) Hibernate
8 4 (1.04%) Java EE
8 4 (1.04%) Spring
9 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.78%) EDI
9 3 (0.78%) Velocity
10 2 (0.52%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.52%) MDX
10 2 (0.52%) Node.js
10 2 (0.52%) Spring Boot
10 2 (0.52%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.18%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.39%) Fat Client
4 13 (3.39%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (1.04%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.04%) NHS
11 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.78%) Equities
11 3 (0.78%) FMCG
11 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.18%) Windows
2 9 (2.35%) Linux
3 6 (1.57%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.78%) Android
4 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.78%) Solaris
5 2 (0.52%) Unix
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (35.51%) Enterprise Architecture
2 105 (27.42%) TOGAF
3 55 (14.36%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (11.23%) Data Modelling
6 42 (10.97%) Migration
7 41 (10.70%) IT Strategy
8 35 (9.14%) Data Architecture
9 25 (6.53%) E-Commerce
10 24 (6.27%) DevOps
11 22 (5.74%) SOA
12 20 (5.22%) Zachman Framework
13 17 (4.44%) ITIL
13 17 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
14 16 (4.18%) CRM
15 15 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (3.92%) Logical Data Model
15 15 (3.92%) Target Operating Model
16 14 (3.66%) UML
17 13 (3.39%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.74%) Java
2 11 (2.87%) SQL
3 5 (1.31%) C
4 4 (1.04%) C#
4 4 (1.04%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.04%) PHP
5 2 (0.52%) Apple Swift
5 2 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.26%) Python
6 1 (0.26%) R
6 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (14.88%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.83%) Degree
4 23 (6.01%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.04%) MBA
5 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.04%) PhD
6 3 (0.78%) CCIE
6 3 (0.78%) CCNP
6 3 (0.78%) CISSP
6 3 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.78%) MCSD
6 3 (0.78%) MCSE
7 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.52%) CISA
7 2 (0.52%) CISM
7 2 (0.52%) VCAP
7 2 (0.52%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.87%) COBIT
2 10 (2.61%) GPG13
3 8 (2.09%) QA
4 5 (1.31%) GDPR
4 5 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.31%) MiFID
5 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.52%) PMO
8 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.26%) EMIR
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (3.13%) XenDesktop
2 10 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (2.61%) XenApp
3 8 (2.09%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.31%) XenServer
5 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.52%) vSphere
7 1 (0.26%) Firmware
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (2.61%) AppDNA
2 3 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.78%) Puppet
3 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.26%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.26%) MOM
4 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.26%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.26%) OpenView
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.62%) Oracle
3 27 (7.05%) SAP
4 21 (5.48%) Cisco
5 17 (4.44%) VMware
6 16 (4.18%) Citrix
7 14 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (3.39%) IBM
9 10 (2.61%) AppSense
9 10 (2.61%) F5
10 9 (2.35%) Palo Alto
11 7 (1.83%) Adobe
11 7 (1.83%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.57%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.31%) Anaplan
13 5 (1.31%) Avaya
13 5 (1.31%) Dell
13 5 (1.31%) Extreme Networks
14 4 (1.04%) Splunk
15 3 (0.78%) hybris
London
Red10
Rate: £700 - £800 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northamptonshire
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negoiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + -
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 10 days ago