Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 274 253
Rank change year-on-year -2 -21 +36
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 948 833 1,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 0.90% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.07% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 535 693
UK median daily rate £550 £541 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% -1.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £412 £389 £400
90th Percentile £725 £738 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
UK median hourly rate £54.50 £47.00 £47.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.96% -0.61% -19.85%
10th Percentile £35.00 £37.05 £38.47
90th Percentile £67.20 £97.50 £50.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £54.50 £47.00 £47.29
% change year-on-year +15.96% -0.61% -19.85%

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 86,568 78,196 89,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.62% 84.38% 83.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,177 51,470 58,297
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £299 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,215 2,127 2,465
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +0.60% +23.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.39 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.33 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.70% - +15.93%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +1 878 £563 +2.83% 141
UK excluding London +43 517 £550 +4.76% 82
London -25 410 £575 +4.55% 70
North of England +47 133 £525 -1.18% 17
South East +3 131 £525 +0.24% 20
Midlands +14 95 £575 +15.00% 12
North West +27 79 £515 +1.73% 6
East of England -28 52 £600 +14.29% 5
South West +10 51 £600 +4.35% 16
Yorkshire +3 48 £588 +7.40% 9
West Midlands -6 47 £575 +17.95% 4
East Midlands +2 46 £550 +4.76% 8
Scotland -21 37 £480 -8.57% 7
Wales +2 18 £488 +45.52% 4
North East +26 10 £610 +13.49% 2

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 297 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (25.32%) TOGAF
3 227 (23.95%) Finance
4 161 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 146 (15.40%) Java
6 145 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
7 136 (14.35%) Microsoft
8 129 (13.61%) ITIL
9 122 (12.87%) IT Strategy
10 120 (12.66%) Scrum
11 98 (10.34%) SQL
11 98 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
12 95 (10.02%) DevOps
13 93 (9.81%) Oracle
14 91 (9.60%) .NET
15 89 (9.39%) Data Modelling
16 88 (9.28%) Banking
17 87 (9.18%) Degree
18 86 (9.07%) Security Cleared
18 86 (9.07%) SOA
19 85 (8.97%) Migration
20 84 (8.86%) Business Analysis
21 83 (8.76%) Microservices
22 78 (8.23%) SQL Server
22 78 (8.23%) Information Security
22 78 (8.23%) Analytics
23 77 (8.12%) SDLC
24 76 (8.02%) Service Management
25 67 (7.07%) Web Services
25 67 (7.07%) Business Intelligence

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 23 (2.43%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.22%) Confluence
3 14 (1.48%) JBoss
4 13 (1.37%) Apache
5 12 (1.27%) IIS
5 12 (1.27%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.95%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.95%) nginx
8 8 (0.84%) CMS
8 8 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.84%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 7 (0.74%) ThingWorx
10 6 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.63%) SAS
11 5 (0.53%) Documentum
11 5 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.32%) Liferay
Applications
1 28 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.84%) SAP ERP
3 7 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.42%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.42%) Primavera
6 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.32%) CA PPM
7 3 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.32%) OpenText Process Suite
7 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.21%) Actimize
8 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.21%) Magento
8 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 145 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (6.75%) PaaS
4 58 (6.12%) SaaS
5 55 (5.80%) IaaS
6 54 (5.70%) Office 365
7 22 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.84%) Force.com
9 7 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.42%) GitHub
11 4 (0.42%) Heroku
12 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.32%) Serverless
12 3 (0.32%) Slack
13 2 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.21%) Cloudflare
13 2 (0.21%) OpenDNS
13 2 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.54%) Firewall
2 32 (3.38%) Internet
3 22 (2.32%) LAN
3 22 (2.32%) WAN
4 16 (1.69%) Network Security
4 16 (1.69%) WLAN
5 14 (1.48%) MQTT
6 12 (1.27%) Unified Communications
7 11 (1.16%) HTTP
8 10 (1.05%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.05%) Wireless
9 9 (0.95%) DNS
9 9 (0.95%) NetScaler
9 9 (0.95%) VPN
10 8 (0.84%) Skype
11 7 (0.74%) Modbus
11 7 (0.74%) VoIP
12 6 (0.63%) IPsec
12 6 (0.63%) SAN
13 5 (0.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.43%) Big Data
3 37 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.95%) MongoDB
6 18 (1.90%) Hadoop
6 18 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (1.69%) Data Lake
8 15 (1.58%) MySQL
8 15 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.37%) DB2
9 13 (1.37%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.27%) Apache Hive
11 11 (1.16%) Power BI
12 10 (1.05%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (0.74%) HBase
14 7 (0.74%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 52 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 33 (3.48%) JIRA
3 28 (2.95%) Maven
4 23 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (2.32%) Selenium
6 21 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 17 (1.79%) NUnit
8 16 (1.69%) Jasmine
9 15 (1.58%) Hudson
10 12 (1.27%) Ant
10 12 (1.27%) Gradle
10 12 (1.27%) ReSharper
10 12 (1.27%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.05%) ERwin
12 6 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.63%) Rational Rose
13 5 (0.53%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.42%) JUnit
14 4 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
15 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 227 (23.95%) Finance
2 88 (9.28%) Banking
3 47 (4.96%) Retail
4 40 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 35 (3.69%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.32%) Legal
7 20 (2.11%) Marketing
8 18 (1.90%) Back Office
9 16 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.48%) Law
11 12 (1.27%) Retail Banking
12 11 (1.16%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.05%) Automotive
14 9 (0.95%) French Language
15 7 (0.74%) Front Office
15 7 (0.74%) Local Government
16 6 (0.63%) Publishing
17 4 (0.42%) General Ledger
18 3 (0.32%) Electronics
18 3 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 618 (65.19%) Architect
2 207 (21.84%) Solutions Architect
3 128 (13.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 79 (8.33%) Developer
5 76 (8.02%) Security Architect
6 72 (7.59%) Technical Architect
7 70 (7.38%) Analyst
8 64 (6.75%) Data Architect
9 48 (5.06%) Cloud Architect
10 47 (4.96%) Senior Developer
11 44 (4.64%) Business Analyst
12 34 (3.59%) Azure Architect
13 33 (3.48%) Lead Architect
14 30 (3.16%) Infrastructure Architect
15 29 (3.06%) Digital Architect
15 29 (3.06%) Senior Architect
16 28 (2.95%) Java Developer
17 24 (2.53%) C# Developer
18 23 (2.43%) Information Architect
19 21 (2.22%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (9.60%) .NET
2 67 (7.07%) Web Services
3 51 (5.38%) XML
4 44 (4.64%) Spring
5 41 (4.32%) Middleware
5 41 (4.32%) RESTful
6 40 (4.22%) SOAP
7 37 (3.90%) JSON
8 36 (3.80%) REST
9 30 (3.16%) HTML
9 30 (3.16%) Node.js
10 24 (2.53%) ASP.NET
11 23 (2.43%) .NET Framework
12 22 (2.32%) CSS
13 18 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (1.90%) Entity Framework
13 18 (1.90%) jQuery
14 16 (1.69%) AngularJS
15 15 (1.58%) J2EE
16 14 (1.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.49%) Management Information System
3 35 (3.69%) Data Centre
4 33 (3.48%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.16%) User Experience
6 26 (2.74%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (2.43%) Virtual Team
9 20 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.90%) CESG
11 17 (1.79%) Social Media
11 17 (1.79%) Taxonomies
12 16 (1.69%) Public Cloud
13 14 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (1.37%) Reference Data
15 12 (1.27%) Internet of Things
16 11 (1.16%) FMCG
16 11 (1.16%) Mainframe
17 10 (1.05%) Client/Server
17 10 (1.05%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 66 (6.96%) Windows
2 53 (5.59%) Linux
3 44 (4.64%) Unix
4 22 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (2.22%) Android
6 17 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 16 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.16%) Nucleus RTOS
9 11 (1.16%) Windows 10
10 10 (1.05%) Solaris
11 9 (0.95%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.21%) AIX
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) MVS
14 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (25.32%) TOGAF
3 161 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 129 (13.61%) ITIL
5 122 (12.87%) IT Strategy
6 120 (12.66%) Scrum
7 95 (10.02%) DevOps
8 89 (9.39%) Data Modelling
9 86 (9.07%) SOA
10 85 (8.97%) Migration
11 84 (8.86%) Business Analysis
12 83 (8.76%) Microservices
13 78 (8.23%) Analytics
13 78 (8.23%) Information Security
14 77 (8.12%) SDLC
15 76 (8.02%) Service Management
16 67 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
16 67 (7.07%) Technical Architecture
17 66 (6.96%) Data Architecture
18 62 (6.54%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 146 (15.40%) Java
2 98 (10.34%) SQL
3 64 (6.75%) C#
4 59 (6.22%) JavaScript
5 49 (5.17%) C
6 36 (3.80%) Python
7 29 (3.06%) Ruby
8 23 (2.43%) C++
9 19 (2.00%) PHP
9 19 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.16%) TypeScript
11 10 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.74%) Apple Swift
12 7 (0.74%) COBOL
12 7 (0.74%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.74%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.74%) R
12 7 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (9.18%) Degree
2 86 (9.07%) Security Cleared
3 51 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 48 (5.06%) TOGAF Certification
5 43 (4.54%) CISSP
6 39 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (2.85%) CCNP
8 25 (2.64%) DV Cleared
9 24 (2.53%) CISM
10 20 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (2.00%) CCIE
12 18 (1.90%) CISA
13 15 (1.58%) CCNA
13 15 (1.58%) MCSE
14 14 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (0.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 8 (0.84%) AWS Certification
16 8 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
16 8 (0.84%) IISP
17 7 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.01%) QA
2 25 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 22 (2.32%) COBIT
4 15 (1.58%) GDPR
5 14 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.48%) MiFID
6 13 (1.37%) EMIR
7 12 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 9 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.63%) HL7
10 5 (0.53%) GMP
10 5 (0.53%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.42%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.42%) PMO
11 4 (0.42%) SEPA
12 3 (0.32%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.32%) SLA
13 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 42 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (2.11%) Docker
3 18 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.95%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.74%) XenServer
7 6 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.63%) XenApp
8 4 (0.42%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.32%) vSphere
10 2 (0.21%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.21%) LXC
11 1 (0.11%) Varnish
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
2 11 (1.16%) Puppet
3 10 (1.05%) SCCM
4 9 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.84%) HAProxy
6 7 (0.74%) Grafana
7 5 (0.53%) Ansible
7 5 (0.53%) Mesos
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.42%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.42%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.32%) CASB
9 3 (0.32%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.32%) MOM
9 3 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.32%) Terraform
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.21%) TIBCO Hawk
11 1 (0.11%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 136 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 93 (9.81%) Oracle
3 62 (6.54%) SAP
4 32 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (2.74%) VMware
6 24 (2.53%) Citrix
6 24 (2.53%) ServiceNow
7 22 (2.32%) Cisco
8 18 (1.90%) IBM
9 17 (1.79%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.69%) OpenText
11 13 (1.37%) Adobe
12 11 (1.16%) Google
12 11 (1.16%) Perforce
13 10 (1.05%) McAfee
13 10 (1.05%) Tableau
14 9 (0.95%) Informatica
14 9 (0.95%) Siebel
15 8 (0.84%) CA
15 8 (0.84%) Cadence