Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 296 252
Rank change year-on-year -9 -44 +6
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 883 815 1,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.86% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.01% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 539 725
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £433 £386 £400
90th Percentile £711 £736 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £542 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +3.24% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
UK median hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.56% -2.70% +18.59%
10th Percentile £35.00 £41.90 £42.63
90th Percentile £67.75 £51.50 £82.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year -15.56% -2.70% +18.59%

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 88,531 80,811 92,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.73% 84.93% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,416 52,890 61,118
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,436 2,119 2,265
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.13 £52.40 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.81 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.78% - +16.01%

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018. 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 -17 790 £563 +2.27% 130
UK excluding London -16 447 £542 +3.24% 109
London +2 420 £575 - 35
South East -7 107 £538 +4.62% 30
North of England +6 99 £550 +0.55% 33
Midlands -48 68 £550 +8.37% 15
Scotland -3 58 £538 +2.87% 12
Yorkshire -9 49 £544 -3.42% 14
East of England -19 48 £513 -6.82% 8
North West -12 47 £541 -1.59% 19
South West -4 45 £550 - 9
West Midlands -42 41 £550 +8.37% 8
East Midlands -15 25 £500 -2.44% 7
Wales +3 22 £500 +40.35%
North East -7 4 £707 +15.82%

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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.

1 329 (37.26%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (26.61%) Finance
3 229 (25.93%) TOGAF
4 159 (18.01%) Java
5 155 (17.55%) Microsoft
6 141 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 135 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 116 (13.14%) Migration
9 108 (12.23%) Degree
9 108 (12.23%) Oracle
10 107 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
11 106 (12.00%) SQL
12 105 (11.89%) Scrum
13 104 (11.78%) DevOps
14 103 (11.66%) ITIL
15 94 (10.65%) SOA
16 91 (10.31%) Microservices
17 90 (10.19%) Web Services
18 89 (10.08%) Data Modelling
18 89 (10.08%) Business Analysis
19 80 (9.06%) Banking
20 79 (8.95%) Waterfall
21 77 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
22 76 (8.61%) IT Strategy
23 75 (8.49%) .NET
24 73 (8.27%) SQL Server
25 72 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
25 72 (8.15%) Analytics
26 70 (7.93%) Technical Architecture
27 69 (7.81%) Continuous Integration

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 29 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.04%) Documentum
2 18 (2.04%) IIS
3 17 (1.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 14 (1.59%) Skype for Business
5 13 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.25%) Confluence
6 11 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (1.25%) SAS
7 10 (1.13%) CMS
8 9 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (0.91%) Liferay
10 7 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.68%) Apache
11 6 (0.68%) JBoss
12 5 (0.57%) Drupal
12 5 (0.57%) FileNet
12 5 (0.57%) LiveLink
12 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (1.25%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.57%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.23%) Concordance
6 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.23%) Primavera
6 2 (0.23%) Relativity
6 2 (0.23%) ReMetrica
6 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 141 (15.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (7.13%) Office 365
4 51 (5.78%) PaaS
5 45 (5.10%) IaaS
6 44 (4.98%) SaaS
7 11 (1.25%) Force.com
8 8 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.68%) Heroku
10 6 (0.68%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.68%) Serverless
10 6 (0.68%) Yammer
11 4 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.45%) Cloudflare
11 4 (0.45%) GitHub
11 4 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.64%) Firewall
2 18 (2.04%) Unified Communications
3 16 (1.81%) LAN
3 16 (1.81%) WAN
4 15 (1.70%) Internet
5 14 (1.59%) DNS
5 14 (1.59%) Network Security
6 11 (1.25%) WLAN
7 10 (1.13%) SAN
7 10 (1.13%) Skype
8 9 (1.02%) VPN
9 8 (0.91%) DHCP
10 7 (0.79%) NAS
11 6 (0.68%) SMTP
12 5 (0.57%) VoIP
12 5 (0.57%) Wireless
13 4 (0.45%) HTTP
14 3 (0.34%) BGP
14 3 (0.34%) OSPF
14 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.23%) MongoDB
3 39 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (4.19%) Big Data
5 35 (3.96%) NoSQL
5 35 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 28 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 27 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
8 21 (2.38%) SAP HANA
9 19 (2.15%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.04%) Data Lake
11 14 (1.59%) HBase
12 13 (1.47%) DB2
13 12 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.25%) MySQL
15 10 (1.13%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.91%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 41 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 35 (3.96%) JIRA
3 25 (2.83%) Maven
3 25 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 20 (2.27%) Selenium
6 18 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (1.81%) Jasmine
8 14 (1.59%) NUnit
9 13 (1.47%) Ant
10 12 (1.36%) ReSharper
10 12 (1.36%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.13%) ERwin
11 10 (1.13%) Gradle
11 10 (1.13%) Hudson
12 6 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.57%) Rational Rose
13 5 (0.57%) Subversion
14 4 (0.45%) IntelliJ
14 4 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 235 (26.61%) Finance
2 80 (9.06%) Banking
3 48 (5.44%) Retail
4 32 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.15%) Back Office
7 18 (2.04%) Legal
8 16 (1.81%) Billing
8 16 (1.81%) Marketing
9 13 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.25%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.13%) French Language
11 10 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.02%) Law
13 7 (0.79%) Front Office
14 5 (0.57%) Advertising
14 5 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.45%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.45%) Publishing
16 3 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 576 (65.23%) Architect
2 209 (23.67%) Solutions Architect
3 109 (12.34%) Enterprise Architect
4 68 (7.70%) Developer
5 65 (7.36%) Security Architect
6 64 (7.25%) Analyst
7 59 (6.68%) Data Architect
8 54 (6.12%) Technical Architect
9 48 (5.44%) Senior Architect
10 44 (4.98%) Cloud Architect
10 44 (4.98%) Senior Developer
11 40 (4.53%) Business Analyst
12 37 (4.19%) Azure Architect
13 33 (3.74%) Digital Architect
14 31 (3.51%) Java Developer
15 24 (2.72%) Infrastructure Architect
16 23 (2.60%) Lead Architect
16 23 (2.60%) Salesforce Architect
16 23 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
17 21 (2.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (10.19%) Web Services
2 75 (8.49%) .NET
3 59 (6.68%) SOAP
4 56 (6.34%) REST
5 53 (6.00%) Middleware
6 48 (5.44%) Spring
7 45 (5.10%) XML
8 44 (4.98%) JSON
9 30 (3.40%) RESTful
10 26 (2.94%) HTML
11 25 (2.83%) OAuth
12 22 (2.49%) ASP.NET
13 20 (2.27%) Node.js
14 19 (2.15%) .NET Framework
14 19 (2.15%) jQuery
14 19 (2.15%) Kafka
15 17 (1.93%) AngularJS
15 17 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (1.93%) CSS
16 16 (1.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 33 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 30 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (3.06%) User Experience
7 21 (2.38%) Taxonomies
8 20 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.27%) Virtual Team
9 16 (1.81%) Social Media
10 14 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
11 13 (1.47%) PKI
12 12 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (1.13%) Fintech
13 10 (1.13%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.91%) Derivative
14 8 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (0.91%) Equities
14 8 (0.91%) Handset
14 8 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.25%) Windows
2 37 (4.19%) Linux
3 33 (3.74%) Unix
4 26 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.83%) Android
6 20 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.93%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.36%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.57%) AIX
12 4 (0.45%) Nucleus RTOS
12 4 (0.45%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.34%) Solaris
14 2 (0.23%) VMS
15 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (37.26%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (25.93%) TOGAF
3 135 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 116 (13.14%) Migration
5 105 (11.89%) Scrum
6 104 (11.78%) DevOps
7 103 (11.66%) ITIL
8 94 (10.65%) SOA
9 91 (10.31%) Microservices
10 89 (10.08%) Business Analysis
10 89 (10.08%) Data Modelling
11 79 (8.95%) Waterfall
12 77 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
13 76 (8.61%) IT Strategy
14 72 (8.15%) Analytics
15 70 (7.93%) Technical Architecture
16 69 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (7.59%) Data Architecture
17 67 (7.59%) Software Engineering
18 62 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 159 (18.01%) Java
2 106 (12.00%) SQL
3 56 (6.34%) JavaScript
4 52 (5.89%) C#
5 37 (4.19%) C
6 31 (3.51%) PL/SQL
7 23 (2.60%) Python
8 21 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 20 (2.27%) C++
10 15 (1.70%) PHP
11 12 (1.36%) Ruby
12 11 (1.25%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.79%) Apple Swift
13 7 (0.79%) Java 8
14 6 (0.68%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.68%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.57%) COBOL
16 4 (0.45%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.45%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (12.23%) Degree
2 60 (6.80%) Security Cleared
3 43 (4.87%) TOGAF Certification
4 38 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 33 (3.74%) CISSP
6 31 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (2.83%) DV Cleared
8 22 (2.49%) CISM
9 19 (2.15%) CCNP
9 19 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.59%) CISA
11 12 (1.36%) CCNA
12 11 (1.25%) CCIE
13 10 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (1.13%) MCSE
14 8 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.79%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.79%) IISP
16 6 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.32%) QA
2 21 (2.38%) GDPR
3 20 (2.27%) Data Quality
4 18 (2.04%) COBIT
5 13 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (1.25%) PMO
7 10 (1.13%) MiFID
7 10 (1.13%) SLA
8 9 (1.02%) EMIR
9 8 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
9 8 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.34%) SEPA
11 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.11%) Basel III
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.81%) Docker
4 7 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.68%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.57%) XenApp
7 2 (0.23%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.23%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.23%) vCloud
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.11%) LXC
8 1 (0.11%) Varnish
8 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (1.93%) Puppet
2 14 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
3 11 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 11 (1.25%) SCCM
4 10 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.91%) Ansible
5 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (0.91%) PingFederate
6 7 (0.79%) Terraform
7 6 (0.68%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.57%) Mesos
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.23%) CASB
10 2 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (0.23%) TIBCO Hawk
11 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 155 (17.55%) Microsoft
2 108 (12.23%) Oracle
3 57 (6.46%) SAP
4 50 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (3.85%) Cisco
6 28 (3.17%) VMware
7 26 (2.94%) Citrix
8 24 (2.72%) IBM
9 19 (2.15%) Adobe
9 19 (2.15%) OpenText
10 14 (1.59%) Informatica
11 12 (1.36%) Tableau
12 11 (1.25%) Ping Identity
12 11 (1.25%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.02%) ForgeRock
13 9 (1.02%) Perforce
13 9 (1.02%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.91%) Polycom
14 8 (0.91%) Sonus
15 7 (0.79%) McAfee