Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 291 336 269
Rank change year-on-year +45 -67 +4
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 569 764 991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 0.78% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.89% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 526 649
UK median daily rate £585 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.36% - -
10th Percentile £413 £413 £396
90th Percentile £775 £763 £731
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 9
UK median hourly rate £53.00 £33.40 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.68% -21.41% -6.08%
10th Percentile £46.40 £33.40 £16.75
90th Percentile £79.50 £82.25 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £33.40 £42.50
% change year-on-year +58.68% -21.41% -9.57%

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 57,840 86,012 87,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.02% 87.40% 86.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,483 56,793 58,292
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £281
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.12% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,910 2,243 2,135
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% - -1.68%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.58 £24.02
% change year-on-year -6.98% -6.02% +4.43%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in the UK

Enterprise Architecture
Top 16 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 16 February 2020. 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 +39 518 £585 +6.36% 129
UK excluding London +6 325 £575 +4.55% 91
London +67 220 £613 +2.08% 44
South East +15 107 £550 +2.33% 24
North of England +55 77 £598 +13.81% 25
North West +56 50 £600 +26.32% 21
South West +4 49 £575 +4.55% 6
East of England +49 35 £575 - 12
Scotland +15 29 £525 -8.70% 3
Yorkshire +37 26 £550 +4.76% 3
Midlands +35 25 £519 -1.19% 18
West Midlands +40 18 £438 -18.60% 11
East Midlands +27 6 £700 +40.00% 7
Wales +7 3 £525 -12.50% 3
North East +19 1 £775 +14.81% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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.

1 151 (26.54%) TOGAF
2 132 (23.20%) Finance
3 119 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (16.34%) Azure
5 86 (15.11%) Security Cleared
6 74 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (11.78%) Architecture Roadmap
8 61 (10.72%) ITIL
8 61 (10.72%) Microsoft
9 60 (10.54%) AWS
10 58 (10.19%) Migration
11 57 (10.02%) SC Cleared
11 57 (10.02%) IT Strategy
12 55 (9.67%) ERP
12 55 (9.67%) Data Modelling
13 54 (9.49%) Technical Leadership
14 53 (9.31%) Analytics
14 53 (9.31%) DevOps
15 52 (9.14%) Architectural Design
16 51 (8.96%) Oracle
17 49 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
17 49 (8.61%) Cybersecurity
18 47 (8.26%) Public Sector
19 46 (8.08%) SAP
19 46 (8.08%) Banking
20 45 (7.91%) PaaS
20 45 (7.91%) Cisco
20 45 (7.91%) Project Management
21 44 (7.73%) CRM
21 44 (7.73%) Technical Architecture

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 21 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.28%) IIS
2 13 (2.28%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.76%) Skype for Business
4 8 (1.41%) Confluence
5 7 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.23%) Mattermost
6 6 (1.05%) CMS
6 6 (1.05%) NetWeaver
7 5 (0.88%) Anypoint
7 5 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.70%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.70%) SAS
9 3 (0.53%) Apache Qpid
9 3 (0.53%) Gunicorn
9 3 (0.53%) SAP EP
10 2 (0.35%) Apache
10 2 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.41%) SAP ERP
3 7 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.70%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.53%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.53%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.35%) Aligne
7 2 (0.35%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.35%) SAP CS
7 2 (0.35%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.35%) Unica
8 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 93 (16.34%) Azure
2 60 (10.54%) AWS
3 45 (7.91%) PaaS
4 38 (6.68%) SaaS
5 33 (5.80%) IaaS
6 24 (4.22%) Office 365
7 11 (1.93%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (1.93%) GCP
8 9 (1.58%) Power Platform
9 6 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.05%) Serverless
10 5 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.70%) Datadog
11 4 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.53%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.53%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.21%) Firewall
2 37 (6.50%) WAN
3 35 (6.15%) LAN
4 19 (3.34%) MPLS
5 14 (2.46%) DNS
6 13 (2.28%) Wireless
7 11 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (1.76%) BGP
8 10 (1.76%) EIGRP
8 10 (1.76%) Ethernet
8 10 (1.76%) HSRP
8 10 (1.76%) IGRP
8 10 (1.76%) Internet
8 10 (1.76%) Network Security
8 10 (1.76%) SAN
9 9 (1.58%) VPN
9 9 (1.58%) WLAN
10 8 (1.41%) 802.11
10 8 (1.41%) DHCP
10 8 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (5.10%) SQL Server
3 27 (4.75%) Data Lake
4 26 (4.57%) Big Data
5 18 (3.16%) MySQL
6 13 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.11%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.76%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.41%) Power BI
10 6 (1.05%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.88%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.70%) Apache Zeppelin
12 4 (0.70%) Impala
13 3 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.53%) DB2
13 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (3.87%) JIRA
2 21 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.28%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.05%) ERwin
5 5 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.70%) GitLab
7 3 (0.53%) Hudson
7 3 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.35%) Gradle
8 2 (0.35%) Maven
8 2 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.35%) Selenium
9 1 (0.18%) Ant
9 1 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.18%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.18%) Postman
9 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.18%) TestComplete
General
1 132 (23.20%) Finance
2 47 (8.26%) Public Sector
3 46 (8.08%) Banking
4 32 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 30 (5.27%) Manufacturing
5 30 (5.27%) Retail
6 16 (2.81%) Marketing
7 10 (1.76%) Legal
8 7 (1.23%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.88%) Electronics
10 4 (0.70%) Back Office
10 4 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.53%) Advertising
11 3 (0.53%) Automotive
11 3 (0.53%) Military
12 2 (0.35%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Environmental Health
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 399 (70.12%) Architect
2 148 (26.01%) Solutions Architect
3 99 (17.40%) Enterprise Architect
4 36 (6.33%) Data Architect
4 36 (6.33%) Security Architect
5 34 (5.98%) Technical Architect
6 23 (4.04%) Cloud Architect
7 20 (3.51%) Analyst
7 20 (3.51%) Developer
8 16 (2.81%) Azure Architect
8 16 (2.81%) Business Analyst
9 15 (2.64%) Consultant
10 14 (2.46%) Business Architect
10 14 (2.46%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 14 (2.46%) IT Architect
10 14 (2.46%) Lead Architect
11 12 (2.11%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (2.11%) SAP Architect
11 12 (2.11%) Security Engineer
11 12 (2.11%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.15%) Middleware
2 28 (4.92%) REST
2 28 (4.92%) Web Services
3 24 (4.22%) .NET
3 24 (4.22%) XML
4 20 (3.51%) SOAP
5 18 (3.16%) JSON
6 15 (2.64%) SAML
7 12 (2.11%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (1.76%) OAuth
9 8 (1.41%) 802.1X
10 7 (1.23%) Kafka
10 7 (1.23%) RESTful
10 7 (1.23%) SAP Fiori
11 6 (1.05%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (1.05%) React Native
11 6 (1.05%) Swagger
12 5 (0.88%) Node.js
12 5 (0.88%) Visualforce
12 5 (0.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 21 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.28%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.11%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.93%) User Experience
9 10 (1.76%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.23%) CMDB
11 7 (1.23%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.05%) PKI
13 5 (0.88%) IVR
14 4 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.70%) SCADA
14 4 (0.70%) TM Forum
15 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
15 3 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.15%) Windows
2 26 (4.57%) Linux
3 18 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (2.28%) CentOS
5 8 (1.41%) Android
5 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.23%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.70%) Unix
8 4 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (26.54%) TOGAF
2 119 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (13.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (11.78%) Architecture Roadmap
5 61 (10.72%) ITIL
6 58 (10.19%) Migration
7 57 (10.02%) IT Strategy
8 55 (9.67%) Data Modelling
8 55 (9.67%) ERP
9 54 (9.49%) Technical Leadership
10 53 (9.31%) Analytics
10 53 (9.31%) DevOps
11 52 (9.14%) Architectural Design
12 49 (8.61%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (8.61%) Cybersecurity
13 45 (7.91%) Project Management
14 44 (7.73%) CRM
14 44 (7.73%) Technical Architecture
15 42 (7.38%) Data Architecture
16 41 (7.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.62%) Java
2 30 (5.27%) SQL
3 27 (4.75%) Python
4 20 (3.51%) C#
5 19 (3.34%) Bash Shell
6 13 (2.28%) Ruby
7 11 (1.93%) C
8 9 (1.58%) Go
8 9 (1.58%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.58%) Perl
9 7 (1.23%) PHP
9 7 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.05%) Apex Code
11 5 (0.88%) ABAP
11 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.70%) SOQL
12 4 (0.70%) SOSL
13 3 (0.53%) Ada
13 3 (0.53%) VBA
14 2 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 86 (15.11%) Security Cleared
2 57 (10.02%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.33%) Degree
4 28 (4.92%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.34%) CISSP
5 19 (3.34%) TOGAF Certification
6 15 (2.64%) CISM
7 10 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.53%) CCIE
11 3 (0.53%) CCNA
11 3 (0.53%) CLAS
11 3 (0.53%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.53%) MCSE
11 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.35%) CCNP
12 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.22%) QA
2 16 (2.81%) GDPR
3 13 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.58%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.23%) COBIT
5 7 (1.23%) NCSC
6 5 (0.88%) NIST
6 5 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.70%) RMADS
8 3 (0.53%) PMO
9 2 (0.35%) GAMP
10 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.18%) GxP
10 1 (0.18%) HL7
10 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 27 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.23%) Docker
4 6 (1.05%) NFS
5 4 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.64%) Ansible
3 12 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
4 11 (1.93%) FortiGate
5 9 (1.58%) Puppet
6 8 (1.41%) RSA Archer
6 8 (1.41%) SCCM
6 8 (1.41%) WSUS
7 7 (1.23%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 7 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.05%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.05%) Terraform
9 4 (0.70%) Oozie
10 3 (0.53%) MOM
11 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (10.72%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.96%) Oracle
3 46 (8.08%) SAP
4 45 (7.91%) Cisco
5 31 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (5.27%) VMware
7 20 (3.51%) ServiceNow
8 17 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.76%) Informatica
10 9 (1.58%) Dell
10 9 (1.58%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.41%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.41%) Cloudera
11 8 (1.41%) Google
12 7 (1.23%) Apple
12 7 (1.23%) Avaya
12 7 (1.23%) EMC
12 7 (1.23%) NetApp
12 7 (1.23%) Symantec
13 6 (1.05%) Meraki