Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 266 255
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 +45
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 1056 1035 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 0.99% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.18% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 678 681
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £367 £375 £400
90th Percentile £750 £735 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £47.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.51% +20.51% +122.86%
10th Percentile £16.75 £41.75 £30.46
90th Percentile £59.23 £80.00 £47.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £47.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -8.51% +20.51% +122.86%

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 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +7 976 £550 +2.33% 95
UK excluding London +36 630 £550 +4.76% 62
London -37 397 £587 +6.68% 37
South East +24 169 £519 -2.35% 21
North of England +27 141 £542 +3.24% 20
Midlands +32 116 £550 - 8
North West +36 85 £534 +6.80% 8
East of England -1 84 £566 +13.25% 3
East Midlands +31 66 £540 -1.82%
South West +11 59 £600 +17.07% 7
Yorkshire -8 46 £605 +10.00% 10
West Midlands +18 45 £550 - 8
Scotland -21 35 £550 +15.79% 4
Wales +23 26 £420 +5.00%
North East +65 23 £610 -6.15% 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 267 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (22.92%) TOGAF
3 236 (22.35%) Finance
4 149 (14.11%) Java
4 149 (14.11%) Microsoft
5 138 (13.07%) IT Strategy
6 133 (12.59%) SQL
7 129 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 120 (11.36%) Data Modelling
9 119 (11.27%) SOA
9 119 (11.27%) ITIL
10 115 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 113 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
12 111 (10.51%) Oracle
13 107 (10.13%) Security Cleared
13 107 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
14 101 (9.56%) Technical Architecture
15 99 (9.38%) DevOps
16 97 (9.19%) SAP
17 95 (9.00%) Web Services
18 94 (8.90%) Project Management
19 88 (8.33%) Degree
20 87 (8.24%) Linux
21 85 (8.05%) QA
22 81 (7.67%) Migration
23 80 (7.58%) SDLC
24 77 (7.29%) PaaS
25 76 (7.20%) Data Architecture
25 76 (7.20%) SQL Server
25 76 (7.20%) .NET

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 (2.75%) Confluence
2 24 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 21 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 20 (1.89%) JBoss
5 20 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 18 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.23%) Apache
9 12 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.95%) IIS
10 10 (0.95%) WildFly
11 8 (0.76%) SAS
12 7 (0.66%) CMS
12 7 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.66%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.57%) nginx
13 6 (0.57%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.76%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.76%) SAP PSCD
3 7 (0.66%) SAP GTS
3 7 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.38%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.19%) Actimize
7 2 (0.19%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.19%) Primavera
7 2 (0.19%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 115 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (7.29%) PaaS
4 63 (5.97%) IaaS
4 63 (5.97%) SaaS
5 33 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.61%) Office 365
7 14 (1.33%) Heroku
8 11 (1.04%) OpenShift
9 9 (0.85%) GitHub
10 6 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.47%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.28%) BPaaS
13 3 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.28%) npm
13 3 (0.28%) Serverless
13 3 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.83%) Firewall
2 23 (2.18%) LAN
2 23 (2.18%) Network Security
3 22 (2.08%) WAN
4 20 (1.89%) DNS
5 17 (1.61%) Internet
6 14 (1.33%) LDAP
7 12 (1.14%) VPN
8 10 (0.95%) SAN
9 8 (0.76%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.66%) NetScaler
10 7 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
11 6 (0.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.57%) SMS
12 5 (0.47%) DHCP
12 5 (0.47%) DMZ
12 5 (0.47%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.47%) Profibus
12 5 (0.47%) SSL
12 5 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (4.92%) Big Data
4 41 (3.88%) Relational Database
5 34 (3.22%) MongoDB
6 24 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 22 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 19 (1.80%) Apache Hive
8 19 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.33%) Data Lake
12 14 (1.33%) DB2
12 14 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.23%) HBase
14 12 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (1.04%) Parquet
16 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 40 (3.79%) JIRA
3 33 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (1.42%) Bitbucket
6 14 (1.33%) NUnit
7 13 (1.23%) Maven
7 13 (1.23%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.04%) Gradle
9 10 (0.95%) ERwin
9 10 (0.95%) Selenium
10 9 (0.85%) Ant
11 8 (0.76%) MSTest
12 6 (0.57%) GitLab
12 6 (0.57%) Hudson
13 5 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.28%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.28%) Bower
14 3 (0.28%) MSBuild
14 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 236 (22.35%) Finance
2 74 (7.01%) Banking
3 51 (4.83%) Retail
4 50 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.18%) Billing
6 20 (1.89%) Legal
6 20 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.80%) Marketing
8 17 (1.61%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.33%) Law
10 13 (1.23%) Local Government
11 11 (1.04%) Publishing
12 10 (0.95%) Front Office
12 10 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.85%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.66%) Back Office
15 6 (0.57%) Electronics
16 5 (0.47%) Automotive
17 4 (0.38%) General Ledger
18 2 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 705 (66.76%) Architect
2 194 (18.37%) Solutions Architect
3 192 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
4 96 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 86 (8.14%) Data Architect
6 82 (7.77%) Analyst
7 59 (5.59%) Developer
8 52 (4.92%) Cloud Architect
9 49 (4.64%) Business Analyst
10 45 (4.26%) Digital Architect
11 43 (4.07%) Infrastructure Architect
12 42 (3.98%) Security Architect
13 40 (3.79%) Lead Architect
14 39 (3.69%) Senior Architect
15 38 (3.60%) SAP Architect
16 36 (3.41%) AWS Architect
17 25 (2.37%) Azure Architect
18 21 (1.99%) Applications Architect
18 21 (1.99%) Consultant
18 21 (1.99%) Lead Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (9.00%) Web Services
2 76 (7.20%) .NET
3 60 (5.68%) SOAP
4 58 (5.49%) REST
5 42 (3.98%) Spring
6 41 (3.88%) XML
7 35 (3.31%) RESTful
8 29 (2.75%) HTML
9 25 (2.37%) Middleware
10 23 (2.18%) JSON
11 22 (2.08%) CSS
12 20 (1.89%) AngularJS
13 18 (1.70%) Java EE
13 18 (1.70%) Kafka
14 17 (1.61%) J2EE
15 15 (1.42%) .NET Framework
15 15 (1.42%) Spring Boot
16 14 (1.33%) Servlets
17 13 (1.23%) HTML5
17 13 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (7.01%) Management Information System
3 54 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
4 49 (4.64%) Data Centre
5 37 (3.50%) User Experience
6 36 (3.41%) Computer Science
7 28 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 27 (2.56%) Public Cloud
9 21 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
10 16 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 15 (1.42%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.42%) Social Media
12 14 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (1.33%) Private Cloud
13 13 (1.23%) CESG
14 9 (0.85%) Enterprise Cloud
14 9 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.85%) Life Science
14 9 (0.85%) NHS
15 8 (0.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 87 (8.24%) Linux
2 61 (5.78%) Windows
3 43 (4.07%) Unix
4 14 (1.33%) Android
5 13 (1.23%) Apple iOS
5 13 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.04%) Solaris
7 10 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.38%) Nucleus RTOS
10 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.095%) AIX
13 1 (0.095%) MVS
13 1 (0.095%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.095%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (22.92%) TOGAF
3 138 (13.07%) IT Strategy
4 129 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 120 (11.36%) Data Modelling
6 119 (11.27%) ITIL
6 119 (11.27%) SOA
7 101 (9.56%) Technical Architecture
8 99 (9.38%) DevOps
9 94 (8.90%) Project Management
10 81 (7.67%) Migration
11 80 (7.58%) SDLC
12 76 (7.20%) Data Architecture
13 73 (6.91%) Scrum
14 72 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
15 68 (6.44%) Analytics
15 68 (6.44%) Open Source
15 68 (6.44%) Service Management
16 63 (5.97%) Microservices
17 62 (5.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 149 (14.11%) Java
2 133 (12.59%) SQL
3 59 (5.59%) Python
4 51 (4.83%) C#
5 44 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 34 (3.22%) Bash Shell
6 34 (3.22%) Ruby
7 32 (3.03%) C
8 26 (2.46%) Perl
9 23 (2.18%) T-SQL
10 19 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.33%) C++
12 12 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.04%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.04%) PHP
13 11 (1.04%) R
14 10 (0.95%) Bourne shell
14 10 (0.95%) Korn
14 10 (0.95%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.66%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 107 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 88 (8.33%) Degree
3 68 (6.44%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.84%) CISSP
5 26 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.80%) ISEB
7 18 (1.70%) CISM
8 16 (1.52%) AWS Certification
8 16 (1.52%) MCSE
9 14 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (1.23%) SANS
11 12 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
11 12 (1.14%) CCSP
11 12 (1.14%) MCSA
12 11 (1.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 11 (1.04%) CEH
13 8 (0.76%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (8.05%) QA
2 26 (2.46%) GDPR
3 24 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 24 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.89%) COBIT
4 20 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.33%) HL7
6 8 (0.76%) GMP
6 8 (0.76%) ISO 22301
6 8 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.76%) SLA
7 6 (0.57%) MiFID
8 5 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.47%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.47%) PMO
9 4 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.38%) EMIR
9 4 (0.38%) FedRAMP
10 3 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 65 (6.16%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.79%) Docker
3 16 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.33%) XenApp
5 9 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.57%) LXC
8 5 (0.47%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.28%) HDFS
9 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.28%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.28%) XenServer
10 2 (0.19%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.19%) IAG
10 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.095%) Firmware
11 1 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (3.41%) Ansible
3 30 (2.84%) Puppet
4 21 (1.99%) Kubernetes
5 17 (1.61%) Terraform
6 15 (1.42%) SCCM
7 10 (0.95%) Consul
7 10 (0.95%) Packer
8 6 (0.57%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.28%) EdgeSight
10 3 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.28%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.28%) Kibana
10 3 (0.28%) logstash
10 3 (0.28%) Mesos
10 3 (0.28%) MOM
11 2 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 149 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 111 (10.51%) Oracle
3 97 (9.19%) SAP
4 34 (3.22%) Citrix
5 31 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 27 (2.56%) IBM
7 25 (2.37%) Cisco
8 23 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (2.18%) VMware
9 22 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.89%) Splunk
11 12 (1.14%) HP
11 12 (1.14%) Informatica
12 11 (1.04%) McAfee
12 11 (1.04%) RedGate
12 11 (1.04%) Tableau
13 10 (0.95%) Adobe
13 10 (0.95%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.95%) MuleSoft
14 9 (0.85%) Siebel