Period
to 21 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 October 2019 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
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 277 327 276
Rank change year-on-year +50 -51 -19
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 770 783 954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.77% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.88% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 497 605
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £400 £438 £371
90th Percentile £763 £738 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 8
UK median hourly rate £80.00 £73.34 £36.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.08% +98.73% -20.21%
10th Percentile £72.50 £37.00 £15.44
90th Percentile £87.50 £82.25 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 £73.34 £36.91
% change year-on-year +9.08% +98.73% -20.21%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 73,386 88,857 85,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.39% 86.82% 86.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 48,193 58,603 56,760
UK median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +0.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £278
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,276 2,406 2,056
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.62 £24.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.38% -16.37% +9.60%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.91 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.54% -20.00% +8.70%

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Enterprise Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
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 Architecture within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2019. 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 +61 704 £550 - 138
UK excluding London +40 462 £550 - 101
London +64 290 £600 +4.35% 45
South East +56 175 £550 +1.15% 23
North of England +23 77 £505 -9.82% 26
South West -5 64 £550 - 12
Midlands +54 59 £588 +6.82% 21
West Midlands +42 45 £575 +4.55% 13
Scotland +16 45 £550 -4.35% 6
Yorkshire +24 39 £518 -5.91% 16
East of England +34 37 £538 -6.52% 11
North West +12 30 £500 -13.79% 9
East Midlands +20 11 £625 +25.00% 8
North East +20 8 £638 -5.56% 1
Wales +19 6 £525 +2.44% 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 232 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (28.31%) Finance
3 210 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 147 (19.09%) Security Cleared
5 135 (17.53%) Azure
6 126 (16.36%) Microsoft
7 109 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 108 (14.03%) AWS
9 99 (12.86%) Migration
10 97 (12.60%) SC Cleared
11 90 (11.69%) Technical Leadership
12 89 (11.56%) Architecture Roadmap
12 89 (11.56%) Data Centre
13 88 (11.43%) DevOps
13 88 (11.43%) ITIL
13 88 (11.43%) Strategic Roadmap
14 87 (11.30%) Technical Architecture
14 87 (11.30%) IT Strategy
15 73 (9.48%) PaaS
16 72 (9.35%) Architectural Design
17 71 (9.22%) Project Delivery
17 71 (9.22%) IaaS
18 70 (9.09%) SaaS
19 69 (8.96%) Banking
20 68 (8.83%) Linux
20 68 (8.83%) Cybersecurity
21 67 (8.70%) Cisco
21 67 (8.70%) Decision-Making
22 66 (8.57%) Scrum
22 66 (8.57%) Information Security

Enterprise Architecture
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 20 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.95%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.43%) IIS
3 11 (1.43%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.91%) Confluence
4 7 (0.91%) Mattermost
5 5 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.52%) Anypoint
6 4 (0.52%) CMS
6 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.39%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.39%) SAP EP
7 3 (0.39%) SAS
8 2 (0.26%) Apache
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.26%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.26%) nginx
8 2 (0.26%) SAP Portal
8 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (2.86%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 11 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.30%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.39%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.26%) Aligne
7 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.26%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.26%) SAP CS
7 2 (0.26%) Unica
8 1 (0.13%) Avolution ABACUS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 135 (17.53%) Azure
2 108 (14.03%) AWS
3 73 (9.48%) PaaS
4 71 (9.22%) IaaS
5 70 (9.09%) SaaS
6 57 (7.40%) Office 365
7 32 (4.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (2.73%) Serverless
9 18 (2.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 15 (1.95%) Datadog
11 14 (1.82%) Power Platform
12 12 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (1.04%) GCP
15 8 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
16 7 (0.91%) Mimecast
17 5 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
17 5 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 4 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.40%) Firewall
2 52 (6.75%) WAN
3 45 (5.84%) LAN
4 18 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (2.34%) Internet
4 18 (2.34%) MPLS
5 15 (1.95%) Wireless
6 14 (1.82%) Network Security
7 13 (1.69%) BGP
8 12 (1.56%) DNS
8 12 (1.56%) EIGRP
8 12 (1.56%) HSRP
8 12 (1.56%) Skype
9 11 (1.43%) Ethernet
9 11 (1.43%) IGRP
9 11 (1.43%) WLAN
10 10 (1.30%) Spanning Tree
11 9 (1.17%) 802.11
11 9 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.75%) Big Data
2 31 (4.03%) SQL Server
3 25 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (2.73%) Data Lake
5 19 (2.47%) Hadoop
5 19 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.69%) Power BI
7 12 (1.56%) MySQL
7 12 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.91%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.78%) HBase
10 6 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.65%) Blockchain
11 5 (0.65%) DB2
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 41 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 36 (4.68%) JIRA
3 34 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 23 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (0.91%) Maven
6 6 (0.78%) Hudson
7 4 (0.52%) Ant
7 4 (0.52%) ERwin
7 4 (0.52%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.39%) Gradle
9 2 (0.26%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.26%) JMeter
9 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.26%) Selenium
9 2 (0.26%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.13%) TestComplete
General
1 218 (28.31%) Finance
2 69 (8.96%) Banking
3 61 (7.92%) Public Sector
4 48 (6.23%) Retail
5 44 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.82%) Local Government
7 14 (1.82%) Marketing
8 11 (1.43%) Legal
9 9 (1.17%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.04%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.91%) Automotive
12 5 (0.65%) Electronics
13 4 (0.52%) Back Office
13 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.39%) Advertising
14 3 (0.39%) Law
15 2 (0.26%) German Language
15 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 547 (71.04%) Architect
2 176 (22.86%) Solutions Architect
3 140 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
4 61 (7.92%) Data Architect
5 53 (6.88%) Cloud Architect
6 42 (5.45%) Analyst
7 41 (5.32%) Security Architect
8 31 (4.03%) Technical Architect
9 28 (3.64%) Business Analyst
10 27 (3.51%) Infrastructure Architect
11 26 (3.38%) Senior Architect
12 23 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
13 21 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
14 20 (2.60%) Lead Architect
15 19 (2.47%) Azure Architect
16 17 (2.21%) Developer
16 17 (2.21%) Digital Architect
17 16 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Architect
18 15 (1.95%) Consultant
19 13 (1.69%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.97%) Web Services
2 41 (5.32%) Middleware
3 32 (4.16%) XML
4 27 (3.51%) .NET
5 23 (2.99%) JSON
6 21 (2.73%) SAML
6 21 (2.73%) SOAP
7 18 (2.34%) REST
8 16 (2.08%) OAuth
9 15 (1.95%) RESTful
10 14 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
11 11 (1.43%) CSS
11 11 (1.43%) HTML
11 11 (1.43%) Kafka
11 11 (1.43%) Spring
12 9 (1.17%) 802.1X
12 9 (1.17%) JSP
12 9 (1.17%) OpenID
13 8 (1.04%) Node.js
14 7 (0.91%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 55 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 32 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (3.12%) PKI
5 24 (3.12%) Public Cloud
6 19 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (2.47%) Virtual Team
7 16 (2.08%) Cloud Native
7 16 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (1.95%) User Experience
9 11 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.30%) Reference Data
11 7 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.91%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.65%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.65%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (8.83%) Linux
2 60 (7.79%) Windows
3 29 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (3.38%) Unix
5 17 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 10 (1.30%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.78%) Android
9 6 (0.78%) CentOS
9 6 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.26%) VMS
12 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 109 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (12.86%) Migration
5 90 (11.69%) Technical Leadership
6 89 (11.56%) Architecture Roadmap
7 88 (11.43%) DevOps
7 88 (11.43%) ITIL
7 88 (11.43%) Strategic Roadmap
8 87 (11.30%) IT Strategy
8 87 (11.30%) Technical Architecture
9 72 (9.35%) Architectural Design
10 71 (9.22%) Project Delivery
11 68 (8.83%) Cybersecurity
12 67 (8.70%) Decision-Making
13 66 (8.57%) Data Architecture
13 66 (8.57%) Information Security
13 66 (8.57%) Scrum
14 64 (8.31%) Microservices
15 63 (8.18%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (8.31%) Java
2 59 (7.66%) Python
3 37 (4.81%) SQL
4 35 (4.55%) Ruby
5 27 (3.51%) Bash Shell
5 27 (3.51%) C
6 23 (2.99%) C#
7 20 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 18 (2.34%) JavaScript
9 15 (1.95%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.04%) Go
11 6 (0.78%) Perl
12 5 (0.65%) C++
12 5 (0.65%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.52%) PHP
14 3 (0.39%) ABAP
15 2 (0.26%) VB
16 1 (0.13%) COBOL
16 1 (0.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 147 (19.09%) Security Cleared
2 97 (12.60%) SC Cleared
3 66 (8.57%) Degree
4 38 (4.94%) TOGAF Certification
5 32 (4.16%) DV Cleared
6 17 (2.21%) CISSP
7 16 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (1.95%) AWS Certification
9 12 (1.56%) CISM
10 9 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (1.04%) CCIE
12 7 (0.91%) CCNA
12 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.78%) IIBA
13 6 (0.78%) MCSE
14 5 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.52%) CBAP
15 4 (0.52%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 3 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.16%) QA
2 30 (3.90%) COBIT
3 15 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.04%) GDPR
6 7 (0.91%) NIST
7 6 (0.78%) GAMP
7 6 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.65%) HMG Infosec
8 5 (0.65%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.52%) PMO
10 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.39%) NCSC
10 3 (0.39%) PSD2
11 2 (0.26%) SLA
12 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 64 (8.31%) Active Directory
2 21 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.69%) Docker
4 6 (0.78%) HDFS
5 5 (0.65%) Postfix
5 5 (0.65%) vSphere
6 4 (0.52%) NFS
6 4 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.13%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (2.73%) SCCM
3 20 (2.60%) Terraform
4 19 (2.47%) Single Sign-On
5 15 (1.95%) FortiGate
6 13 (1.69%) Ansible
7 11 (1.43%) Kubernetes
8 9 (1.17%) WSUS
9 7 (0.91%) RSA Archer
10 6 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (0.78%) SCOM
11 5 (0.65%) Puppet
11 5 (0.65%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.65%) yum
12 4 (0.52%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.39%) MOM
13 3 (0.39%) Nessus
14 2 (0.26%) Nagios
14 2 (0.26%) Suricata
Vendors
1 126 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 67 (8.70%) Cisco
3 48 (6.23%) SAP
4 47 (6.10%) Oracle
5 39 (5.06%) VMware
6 31 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (3.51%) Red Hat
8 25 (3.25%) Sparx
9 15 (1.95%) Dell
9 15 (1.95%) Informatica
9 15 (1.95%) NetApp
10 13 (1.69%) EMC
10 13 (1.69%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.56%) IBM
11 12 (1.56%) SolarWinds
11 12 (1.56%) Tableau
12 11 (1.43%) BiZZdesign
13 9 (1.17%) Citrix
14 8 (1.04%) Google
14 8 (1.04%) McAfee