Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 254 265
Rank change year-on-year -78 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 784 1,058 1,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 1.03% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.20% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 676 687
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £419 £363 £380
90th Percentile £738 £750 £729
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
UK median hourly rate £73.34 £43.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.56% -8.51% +24.50%
10th Percentile £37.00 £16.75 £41.75
90th Percentile £82.25 £59.23 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £73.34 £43.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year +70.56% -8.51% +20.51%

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 90,109 88,342 90,019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.35% 85.75% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,635 58,699 59,322
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,355 2,130 2,480
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.11 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +2.70% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.53 £48.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +6.67% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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 -91 690 £550 - 174
UK excluding London -72 470 £550 - 126
London -56 295 £600 +1.91% 61
South East -12 158 £525 +0.96% 42
North of England -43 98 £550 - 37
Scotland +14 66 £575 +6.98% 8
South West -29 58 £550 -8.33% 13
Midlands -66 54 £550 - 11
Yorkshire -5 52 £550 -9.09% 16
North West -42 43 £575 +5.50% 19
West Midlands -42 35 £550 - 9
East of England -51 24 £563 +2.27% 10
East Midlands -34 17 £513 -5.96% 2
Wales -36 11 £585 +39.29% 3
North East -22 5 £675 +10.66% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £700 -

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 273 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (27.17%) TOGAF
3 195 (24.87%) Finance
4 133 (16.96%) Microsoft
5 132 (16.84%) Java
6 111 (14.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 103 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 97 (12.37%) Degree
9 93 (11.86%) Migration
10 92 (11.73%) Technical Architecture
11 90 (11.48%) Web Services
12 86 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
13 82 (10.46%) SOA
14 79 (10.08%) Oracle
15 78 (9.95%) DevOps
15 78 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
15 78 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
16 74 (9.44%) Security Cleared
17 72 (9.18%) Project Management
18 70 (8.93%) Data Modelling
19 66 (8.42%) SQL
19 66 (8.42%) Microservices
20 65 (8.29%) ERP
20 65 (8.29%) Windows
21 64 (8.16%) SAP
22 61 (7.78%) Management Information System
23 60 (7.65%) Security Architecture
23 60 (7.65%) IT Strategy
24 59 (7.53%) .NET
24 59 (7.53%) SOAP

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 30 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.17%) Documentum
3 13 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (1.28%) Apache
6 9 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.02%) Confluence
7 8 (1.02%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.02%) SAS
8 7 (0.89%) IIS
9 6 (0.77%) CMS
9 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.77%) Liferay
10 5 (0.64%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.64%) Drupal
10 5 (0.64%) FileNet
10 5 (0.64%) LiveCycle
10 5 (0.64%) LiveLink
11 4 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (2.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.77%) Endur
5 5 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.64%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.38%) SAP GTS
6 3 (0.38%) SAP IBP
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.26%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.26%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.26%) SAP MII
7 2 (0.26%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 1 (0.13%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 111 (14.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (7.40%) Office 365
4 55 (7.02%) SaaS
5 43 (5.48%) PaaS
6 36 (4.59%) IaaS
7 18 (2.30%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.02%) Boomi
8 8 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.77%) Serverless
10 5 (0.64%) Akamai
11 4 (0.51%) iPaaS
11 4 (0.51%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.38%) Yammer
13 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.26%) Apigee
13 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.26%) G Suite
13 2 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.89%) Firewall
2 14 (1.79%) LAN
2 14 (1.79%) WAN
3 12 (1.53%) Network Security
3 12 (1.53%) SAN
3 12 (1.53%) Unified Communications
4 10 (1.28%) DNS
4 10 (1.28%) Skype
4 10 (1.28%) VPN
5 9 (1.15%) Internet
5 9 (1.15%) NetScaler
5 9 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (0.77%) IPsec
7 5 (0.64%) ATM
7 5 (0.64%) BGP
7 5 (0.64%) DHCP
7 5 (0.64%) OSPF
7 5 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.85%) MongoDB
3 34 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (3.95%) NoSQL
5 26 (3.32%) Oracle Database
6 25 (3.19%) Oracle Database 12c
7 24 (3.06%) Big Data
7 24 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.30%) Hadoop
9 17 (2.17%) SAP HANA
10 14 (1.79%) Data Lake
11 13 (1.66%) SAP BW
12 11 (1.40%) HBase
13 10 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.28%) Power BI
13 10 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.28%) Redis
14 8 (1.02%) Apache Hive
14 8 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (2.93%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (2.17%) JIRA
3 16 (2.04%) Maven
4 14 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 12 (1.53%) Ant
6 9 (1.15%) ERwin
6 9 (1.15%) Gradle
6 9 (1.15%) Selenium
7 7 (0.89%) Jasmine
7 7 (0.89%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.77%) Hudson
8 6 (0.77%) NUnit
8 6 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.64%) Subversion
10 4 (0.51%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.51%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.51%) Xcode
11 3 (0.38%) Appium
11 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 195 (24.87%) Finance
2 49 (6.25%) Retail
3 45 (5.74%) Banking
4 19 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.91%) Legal
6 12 (1.53%) Billing
6 12 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.15%) Marketing
9 6 (0.77%) Law
9 6 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.64%) Back Office
10 5 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.51%) Games
12 3 (0.38%) Advertising
12 3 (0.38%) Local Government
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 513 (65.43%) Architect
2 188 (23.98%) Solutions Architect
3 119 (15.18%) Enterprise Architect
4 59 (7.53%) Senior Architect
5 55 (7.02%) Security Architect
6 51 (6.51%) Technical Architect
7 44 (5.61%) Analyst
8 41 (5.23%) Developer
9 39 (4.97%) Consultant
9 39 (4.97%) Data Architect
10 31 (3.95%) Digital Architect
11 26 (3.32%) Lead Architect
12 24 (3.06%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.06%) Java Developer
13 23 (2.93%) Applications Architect
14 21 (2.68%) Cloud Architect
14 21 (2.68%) Integration Architect
14 21 (2.68%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.17%) Designer
16 16 (2.04%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.48%) Web Services
2 59 (7.53%) .NET
2 59 (7.53%) SOAP
3 48 (6.12%) Middleware
4 43 (5.48%) REST
5 42 (5.36%) XML
6 40 (5.10%) JSON
7 26 (3.32%) OAuth
7 26 (3.32%) RESTful
8 24 (3.06%) HTML
9 20 (2.55%) CSS
9 20 (2.55%) Spring
10 19 (2.42%) JSP
11 13 (1.66%) OpenID
12 12 (1.53%) .NET Framework
13 11 (1.40%) Java EE
13 11 (1.40%) jQuery
14 10 (1.28%) Kafka
15 9 (1.15%) ASP.NET
15 9 (1.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 41 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 33 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (2.68%) Taxonomies
6 19 (2.42%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.04%) User Experience
8 14 (1.79%) PKI
9 12 (1.53%) Public Cloud
9 12 (1.53%) Social Media
10 11 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (1.15%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.15%) Cloud Native
11 9 (1.15%) Mainframe
11 9 (1.15%) Tandem
12 8 (1.02%) Fintech
12 8 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.89%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.29%) Windows
2 43 (5.48%) Linux
3 35 (4.46%) Windows 10
4 23 (2.93%) Windows Server
5 22 (2.81%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.68%) Unix
7 16 (2.04%) Android
8 14 (1.79%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) AIX
11 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.26%) VMS
12 1 (0.13%) CentOS
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (27.17%) TOGAF
3 103 (13.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (11.86%) Migration
5 92 (11.73%) Technical Architecture
6 82 (10.46%) SOA
7 78 (9.95%) DevOps
7 78 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
8 72 (9.18%) Project Management
9 70 (8.93%) Data Modelling
10 66 (8.42%) Microservices
11 65 (8.29%) ERP
12 60 (7.65%) IT Strategy
12 60 (7.65%) Security Architecture
13 58 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
13 58 (7.40%) Information Security
14 56 (7.14%) ITIL
15 54 (6.89%) Software Engineering
16 53 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
17 52 (6.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 132 (16.84%) Java
2 66 (8.42%) SQL
3 40 (5.10%) Python
4 38 (4.85%) JavaScript
5 36 (4.59%) C#
6 32 (4.08%) C
7 31 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.19%) C++
8 25 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 14 (1.79%) Ruby
10 11 (1.40%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.15%) Scala
12 8 (1.02%) Java 8
12 8 (1.02%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.77%) PHP
14 6 (0.77%) VB
15 5 (0.64%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.64%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 97 (12.37%) Degree
2 74 (9.44%) Security Cleared
3 49 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 29 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 26 (3.32%) TOGAF Certification
6 24 (3.06%) CISSP
7 21 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 19 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.66%) CISM
11 7 (0.89%) CCNA
11 7 (0.89%) CISMP
12 6 (0.77%) CISA
12 6 (0.77%) MCP
13 5 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 5 (0.64%) CCNP
13 5 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.64%) MBA
14 4 (0.51%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.95%) QA
2 20 (2.55%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 18 (2.30%) GDPR
4 17 (2.17%) PMO
5 15 (1.91%) HMG Infosec
5 15 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 15 (1.91%) JSP 440
6 9 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.15%) SLA
7 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.38%) COBIT
9 3 (0.38%) PSD2
10 2 (0.26%) MiFID
11 1 (0.13%) EMIR
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 39 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.66%) XenDesktop
4 9 (1.15%) XenApp
5 7 (0.89%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.64%) Docker
7 4 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.38%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.26%) vCloud
9 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.13%) LXC
10 1 (0.13%) NDS
10 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (2.17%) SCCM
2 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (0.89%) Puppet
4 5 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.64%) PingFederate
5 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.51%) Terraform
5 4 (0.51%) vRealize
6 3 (0.38%) Ansible
6 3 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.38%) SCOM
7 2 (0.26%) CASB
7 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.26%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 133 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 79 (10.08%) Oracle
3 64 (8.16%) SAP
4 28 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (3.32%) Citrix
6 25 (3.19%) Cisco
6 25 (3.19%) VMware
7 18 (2.30%) IBM
8 17 (2.17%) Adobe
9 15 (1.91%) OpenText
10 13 (1.66%) ForgeRock
10 13 (1.66%) Sitecore
11 11 (1.40%) Tableau
12 10 (1.28%) Mercator
13 9 (1.15%) Avaya
13 9 (1.15%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.02%) Dell
14 8 (1.02%) Informatica
14 8 (1.02%) Polycom
14 8 (1.02%) TIBCO