Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 333 256 281
Rank change year-on-year -77 +25 +4
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 753 1,019 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 1.02% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.18% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 653 611
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £419 £388 £368
90th Percentile £750 £738 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £535 £540
% change year-on-year +2.90% -1.02% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 10
UK median hourly rate £60.83 £38.75 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.97% -14.36% -4.02%
10th Percentile £33.40 £16.31 £35.18
90th Percentile £82.25 £59.50 £97.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.08 £38.75 £47.00
% change year-on-year +73.12% -17.55% -

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 86,466 86,109 82,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.92% 85.85% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,091 57,587 54,662
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,191 2,026 2,393
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% - -
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -10.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 -82 685 £550 -2.44% 166
UK excluding London -66 455 £550 +2.90% 103
London -62 282 £600 +2.13% 75
South East +12 175 £538 +4.88% 37
North of England -63 88 £550 - 15
South West -17 69 £550 -8.33% 7
Yorkshire -18 47 £550 -8.33% 7
Midlands -66 44 £550 +0.92% 21
Scotland -16 41 £575 +9.52% 6
North West -48 39 £526 -0.76% 6
West Midlands -24 29 £550 +10.00% 15
East of England -42 23 £575 -1.50% 11
Wales -20 15 £595 +41.67% 5
East Midlands -40 15 £513 -6.82% 6
North East -21 4 £663 +8.61% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £700 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 236 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (30.15%) TOGAF
3 178 (23.64%) Finance
4 148 (19.65%) Microsoft
5 117 (15.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 109 (14.48%) Java
7 105 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 95 (12.62%) Security Cleared
9 91 (12.08%) DevOps
10 88 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
11 87 (11.55%) Web Services
12 86 (11.42%) Migration
13 84 (11.16%) Technical Architecture
14 82 (10.89%) Degree
14 82 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
15 81 (10.76%) IT Strategy
16 78 (10.36%) SOA
17 74 (9.83%) Data Modelling
18 73 (9.69%) Information Security
19 68 (9.03%) Microservices
20 66 (8.76%) SC Cleared
20 66 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
21 65 (8.63%) Project Management
22 64 (8.50%) Oracle
23 63 (8.37%) Banking
24 62 (8.23%) ITIL
24 62 (8.23%) SaaS
25 60 (7.97%) Security Architecture
25 60 (7.97%) Linux
26 58 (7.70%) Windows

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 22 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.59%) Confluence
3 9 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (1.06%) Apache
4 8 (1.06%) CMS
5 6 (0.80%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.66%) Documentum
6 5 (0.66%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.53%) IIS
8 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.40%) nginx
8 3 (0.40%) SAS
9 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.13%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.13%) JBoss
10 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (2.92%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.99%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.80%) Endur
4 5 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.40%) SAP GTS
5 3 (0.40%) SAP IBP
5 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.27%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 117 (15.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (8.23%) SaaS
4 54 (7.17%) PaaS
5 52 (6.91%) Office 365
6 46 (6.11%) IaaS
7 19 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (1.46%) Boomi
9 9 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.66%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.66%) iPaaS
13 4 (0.53%) Serverless
14 3 (0.40%) Akamai
14 3 (0.40%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.40%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.27%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.77%) Firewall
2 19 (2.52%) WAN
3 17 (2.26%) VPN
4 14 (1.86%) Internet
4 14 (1.86%) LAN
5 12 (1.59%) Unified Communications
6 9 (1.20%) DNS
6 9 (1.20%) NetScaler
6 9 (1.20%) Network Security
7 8 (1.06%) MPLS
7 8 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
7 8 (1.06%) SAN
7 8 (1.06%) Skype
8 7 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.80%) IPsec
10 5 (0.66%) ATM
10 5 (0.66%) BGP
10 5 (0.66%) OSPF
10 5 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (3.32%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.19%) Big Data
5 19 (2.52%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.99%) Hadoop
7 14 (1.86%) Data Lake
8 13 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.46%) Power BI
11 9 (1.20%) Redis
12 8 (1.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.93%) DB2
13 7 (0.93%) SAP BW
13 7 (0.93%) SAP HANA
14 6 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.80%) MySQL
15 5 (0.66%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (2.39%) JIRA
2 17 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.73%) Maven
3 13 (1.73%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.46%) Gradle
5 10 (1.33%) Ant
6 9 (1.20%) ERwin
7 7 (0.93%) Hudson
8 6 (0.80%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.53%) Selenium
9 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (0.40%) Appium
10 3 (0.40%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.27%) Liquibase
11 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 178 (23.64%) Finance
2 63 (8.37%) Banking
3 41 (5.44%) Retail
4 26 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.99%) Legal
7 11 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.46%) Marketing
8 7 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.66%) Law
10 4 (0.53%) Billing
10 4 (0.53%) Electronics
10 4 (0.53%) Games
10 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.53%) Publishing
11 3 (0.40%) Military
12 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
13 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 513 (68.13%) Architect
2 179 (23.77%) Solutions Architect
3 133 (17.66%) Enterprise Architect
4 51 (6.77%) Data Architect
5 41 (5.44%) Analyst
5 41 (5.44%) Technical Architect
6 40 (5.31%) Senior Architect
7 37 (4.91%) Security Architect
8 31 (4.12%) Lead Architect
9 30 (3.98%) Applications Architect
9 30 (3.98%) Developer
10 29 (3.85%) Consultant
11 27 (3.59%) Business Analyst
12 22 (2.92%) Integration Architect
13 20 (2.66%) Digital Architect
13 20 (2.66%) Java Developer
14 18 (2.39%) Cloud Architect
14 18 (2.39%) Infrastructure Architect
15 17 (2.26%) Network Engineer
16 15 (1.99%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (11.55%) Web Services
2 57 (7.57%) .NET
3 50 (6.64%) JSON
4 49 (6.51%) SOAP
5 47 (6.24%) XML
6 44 (5.84%) Middleware
7 30 (3.98%) JSP
8 29 (3.85%) RESTful
9 22 (2.92%) HTML
9 22 (2.92%) REST
10 20 (2.66%) OAuth
11 19 (2.52%) CSS
12 12 (1.59%) LDAP
12 12 (1.59%) OpenID
13 10 (1.33%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.20%) HTML5
14 9 (1.20%) Kafka
14 9 (1.20%) Spring
15 8 (1.06%) Node.js
16 7 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (7.44%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.05%) User Experience
5 22 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 21 (2.79%) Cloud Native
7 19 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (1.99%) Taxonomies
9 14 (1.86%) Mainframe
10 13 (1.73%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.33%) Virtual Team
12 9 (1.20%) CMDB
13 8 (1.06%) Reference Data
14 7 (0.93%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (0.93%) Replication
14 7 (0.93%) Tandem
15 6 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.80%) PKI
15 6 (0.80%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 60 (7.97%) Linux
2 58 (7.70%) Windows
3 27 (3.59%) Windows 10
4 21 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.39%) Unix
6 8 (1.06%) Android
6 8 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) AIX
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (30.15%) TOGAF
3 105 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (12.08%) DevOps
5 86 (11.42%) Migration
6 84 (11.16%) Technical Architecture
7 81 (10.76%) IT Strategy
8 78 (10.36%) SOA
9 74 (9.83%) Data Modelling
10 73 (9.69%) Information Security
11 68 (9.03%) Microservices
12 66 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
13 65 (8.63%) Project Management
14 62 (8.23%) ITIL
15 60 (7.97%) Security Architecture
16 58 (7.70%) Software Engineering
17 55 (7.30%) ERP
18 52 (6.91%) Data Architecture
19 51 (6.77%) SDLC
20 49 (6.51%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 109 (14.48%) Java
2 58 (7.70%) SQL
3 55 (7.30%) Python
4 49 (6.51%) PowerShell
5 42 (5.58%) JavaScript
6 36 (4.78%) C
6 36 (4.78%) C#
7 32 (4.25%) C++
8 14 (1.86%) Ruby
9 11 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.20%) Scala
10 9 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.80%) Java 8
11 6 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.80%) VB
12 3 (0.40%) Kotlin
12 3 (0.40%) PHP
12 3 (0.40%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.27%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.27%) Rust
Qualifications
1 95 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 82 (10.89%) Degree
3 66 (8.76%) SC Cleared
4 42 (5.58%) DV Cleared
5 39 (5.18%) TOGAF Certification
6 23 (3.05%) CISSP
7 19 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.59%) CCNA
10 11 (1.46%) CISM
10 11 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (1.33%) AWS Certification
12 8 (1.06%) MCSE
13 7 (0.93%) CISMP
14 6 (0.80%) CGEIT
14 6 (0.80%) CISA
14 6 (0.80%) ISEB
14 6 (0.80%) MBA
14 6 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.78%) QA
2 28 (3.72%) HMG Infosec
2 28 (3.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 28 (3.72%) JSP 440
3 17 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 17 (2.26%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.86%) GDPR
5 13 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.59%) PMO
7 9 (1.20%) SLA
8 7 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (0.80%) COBIT
10 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.40%) HL7
12 3 (0.40%) PSD2
13 1 (0.13%) EMIR
13 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 42 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.26%) Docker
3 11 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.80%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.53%) XenApp
7 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) NDS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (1.86%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.59%) SCCM
3 10 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (1.20%) Terraform
5 6 (0.80%) Ansible
5 6 (0.80%) Puppet
6 5 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.40%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.40%) vRealize
9 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.27%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.27%) SCOM
10 1 (0.13%) Nessus
10 1 (0.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 148 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 64 (8.50%) Oracle
3 57 (7.57%) SAP
4 23 (3.05%) Citrix
5 21 (2.79%) Cisco
6 16 (2.12%) VMware
7 15 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.73%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.46%) Dell
9 11 (1.46%) IBM
10 10 (1.33%) TIBCO
11 9 (1.20%) ForgeRock
11 9 (1.20%) Mercator
11 9 (1.20%) Sitecore
12 8 (1.06%) F5
12 8 (1.06%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.06%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.93%) Google
13 7 (0.93%) Sybase
13 7 (0.93%) Tableau