Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 285 244
Rank change year-on-year -42 -41 +23
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 816 889 1,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.90% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.06% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 568 753
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.29% -0.93%
10th Percentile £438 £375 £393
90th Percentile £700 £750 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £541 £525
% change year-on-year +1.67% +3.04% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 8
UK median hourly rate £73.34 £43.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.56% -7.03% +18.59%
10th Percentile £37.00 £14.56 £40.30
90th Percentile £82.25 £50.00 £81.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £73.34 £43.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year +70.56% -7.03% +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 88,599 84,098 90,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.17% 85.60% 85.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,535 55,446 59,633
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £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 2,426 2,078 2,364
UK median hourly rate £20.55 £24.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.38% +5.10% +4.22%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +2.13% +6.82%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -61 728 £550 - 187
UK excluding London -44 468 £550 +1.67% 146
London -21 332 £575 -2.13% 56
South East -15 145 £525 +2.44% 45
North of England -23 106 £550 -2.91% 15
South West +1 65 £538 -2.27% 33
Yorkshire -11 62 £560 -2.61% 10
Scotland +10 57 £575 +10.05% 9
Midlands -63 50 £550 +1.85% 18
North West -38 41 £550 -9.84% 5
West Midlands -39 34 £550 - 14
East of England -54 28 £538 -2.27% 20
Wales -17 16 £500 +48.15% 5
East Midlands -23 14 £500 - 4
North East -22 4 £675 +10.66%
Channel Islands - 1 £700 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 299 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (28.19%) TOGAF
3 215 (26.35%) Finance
4 150 (18.38%) Java
5 132 (16.18%) Microsoft
6 116 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 105 (12.87%) Degree
8 101 (12.38%) Migration
9 99 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 96 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
11 94 (11.52%) Technical Architecture
12 93 (11.40%) Web Services
13 87 (10.66%) DevOps
14 82 (10.05%) Oracle
14 82 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
15 80 (9.80%) SOA
15 80 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
16 78 (9.56%) SQL
17 73 (8.95%) ERP
17 73 (8.95%) Business Analysis
18 71 (8.70%) ITIL
18 71 (8.70%) Security Cleared
19 69 (8.46%) Microservices
19 69 (8.46%) Windows
20 68 (8.33%) Data Modelling
21 67 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
22 66 (8.09%) Software Engineering
23 64 (7.84%) SAP
24 63 (7.72%) Waterfall
25 62 (7.60%) Office 365

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 33 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 17 (2.08%) Documentum
4 15 (1.84%) IIS
5 13 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.59%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.23%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.23%) CMS
7 10 (1.23%) SAS
8 9 (1.10%) Confluence
8 9 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.86%) Apache
10 6 (0.74%) Liferay
11 5 (0.61%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.61%) Drupal
11 5 (0.61%) FileNet
11 5 (0.61%) LiveCycle
11 5 (0.61%) LiveLink
12 4 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (1.23%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.49%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.25%) Concordance
7 2 (0.25%) Primavera
7 2 (0.25%) Relativity
7 2 (0.25%) ReMetrica
7 2 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.25%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.25%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.12%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 116 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (7.60%) Office 365
4 45 (5.51%) SaaS
5 37 (4.53%) PaaS
6 31 (3.80%) IaaS
7 8 (0.98%) Serverless
8 7 (0.86%) Boomi
8 7 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.74%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.74%) Yammer
10 5 (0.61%) Akamai
10 5 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.61%) Force.com
10 5 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.49%) GitHub
11 4 (0.49%) Heroku
11 4 (0.49%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.64%) Firewall
2 17 (2.08%) Unified Communications
3 15 (1.84%) SAN
4 13 (1.59%) LAN
4 13 (1.59%) WAN
5 12 (1.47%) DNS
6 10 (1.23%) Internet
6 10 (1.23%) Skype
7 9 (1.10%) VPN
8 8 (0.98%) DHCP
8 8 (0.98%) NAS
8 8 (0.98%) NetScaler
8 8 (0.98%) Network Security
9 7 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (0.74%) SMTP
10 6 (0.74%) Wireless
11 5 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (0.61%) HTTP
11 5 (0.61%) IPsec
11 5 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.76%) MongoDB
3 36 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 30 (3.68%) Oracle Database
5 28 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (3.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 25 (3.06%) Big Data
7 24 (2.94%) SAP HANA
8 21 (2.57%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.33%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.59%) HBase
11 12 (1.47%) SAP BW
12 11 (1.35%) Data Lake
13 10 (1.23%) Apache Hive
13 10 (1.23%) Redis
14 8 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.86%) Data Mining
15 7 (0.86%) MySQL
15 7 (0.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (3.19%) Git (software)
1 26 (3.19%) Oracle Forms
2 23 (2.82%) JIRA
2 23 (2.82%) Maven
3 18 (2.21%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.47%) Selenium
5 11 (1.35%) Ant
5 11 (1.35%) Jasmine
6 10 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.98%) Gradle
7 8 (0.98%) NUnit
8 7 (0.86%) ERwin
8 7 (0.86%) Hudson
9 6 (0.74%) ReSharper
9 6 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.61%) Rational Rose
10 5 (0.61%) Subversion
11 4 (0.49%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.49%) Xcode
12 3 (0.37%) AppScan
General
1 215 (26.35%) Finance
2 54 (6.62%) Banking
3 48 (5.88%) Retail
4 23 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.08%) Billing
6 16 (1.96%) Legal
7 15 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.35%) Back Office
9 10 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.23%) Marketing
10 8 (0.98%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.86%) Law
12 6 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.61%) Advertising
14 3 (0.37%) Automotive
14 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.37%) Games
15 2 (0.25%) French Language
15 2 (0.25%) Local Government
15 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 527 (64.58%) Architect
2 194 (23.77%) Solutions Architect
3 116 (14.22%) Enterprise Architect
4 54 (6.62%) Security Architect
4 54 (6.62%) Senior Architect
5 52 (6.37%) Developer
5 52 (6.37%) Technical Architect
6 48 (5.88%) Analyst
7 46 (5.64%) Data Architect
8 33 (4.04%) Digital Architect
9 32 (3.92%) Consultant
9 32 (3.92%) Lead Architect
10 30 (3.68%) Cloud Architect
11 29 (3.55%) Java Developer
12 28 (3.43%) Business Analyst
13 24 (2.94%) Senior Developer
14 20 (2.45%) Integration Architect
14 20 (2.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 19 (2.33%) TOGAF Architect
16 16 (1.96%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (11.40%) Web Services
2 56 (6.86%) .NET
3 55 (6.74%) SOAP
4 49 (6.00%) REST
5 47 (5.76%) Middleware
6 38 (4.66%) JSON
7 37 (4.53%) Spring
8 36 (4.41%) XML
9 30 (3.68%) RESTful
10 26 (3.19%) OAuth
11 24 (2.94%) HTML
12 18 (2.21%) CSS
13 13 (1.59%) jQuery
13 13 (1.59%) JSP
13 13 (1.59%) Kafka
14 12 (1.47%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.47%) J2EE
14 12 (1.47%) Node.js
14 12 (1.47%) SAML
15 11 (1.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 80 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 41 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 15 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.84%) Taxonomies
6 15 (1.84%) User Experience
7 14 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.59%) PKI
8 13 (1.59%) Social Media
9 10 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.10%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (1.10%) Fintech
10 9 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (1.10%) Public Cloud
11 8 (0.98%) Clustering
11 8 (0.98%) Handset
11 8 (0.98%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.46%) Windows
2 34 (4.17%) Linux
3 31 (3.80%) Windows 10
4 24 (2.94%) Unix
5 23 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 22 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.08%) Android
8 14 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.37%) AIX
13 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.25%) VMS
14 1 (0.12%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (28.19%) TOGAF
3 101 (12.38%) Migration
4 99 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (11.52%) Technical Architecture
6 87 (10.66%) DevOps
7 82 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
8 80 (9.80%) SOA
9 73 (8.95%) Business Analysis
9 73 (8.95%) ERP
10 71 (8.70%) ITIL
11 69 (8.46%) Microservices
12 68 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 67 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
14 66 (8.09%) Software Engineering
15 63 (7.72%) Waterfall
16 59 (7.23%) Data Architecture
17 58 (7.11%) Analytics
18 57 (6.99%) CRM
18 57 (6.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (18.38%) Java
2 78 (9.56%) SQL
3 48 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 42 (5.15%) C#
5 36 (4.41%) C
6 29 (3.55%) PL/SQL
7 28 (3.43%) Python
8 21 (2.57%) C++
9 17 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.35%) Java 8
11 11 (1.35%) Objective-C
11 11 (1.35%) PHP
11 11 (1.35%) Ruby
12 8 (0.98%) Apple Swift
13 5 (0.61%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.61%) R
14 4 (0.49%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.37%) Erlang
15 3 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 105 (12.87%) Degree
2 71 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 45 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.68%) TOGAF Certification
5 27 (3.31%) DV Cleared
6 21 (2.57%) CISSP
7 17 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (1.47%) CISM
10 7 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.74%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.74%) CCNA
11 6 (0.74%) CISMP
11 6 (0.74%) MBA
11 6 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.61%) CEH
12 5 (0.61%) ISEB
12 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.04%) QA
2 19 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.33%) GDPR
3 18 (2.21%) PMO
4 16 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (1.84%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.59%) COBIT
7 10 (1.23%) SLA
8 8 (0.98%) HMG Infosec
8 8 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (0.98%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.25%) MiFID
13 1 (0.12%) EMIR
13 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 39 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.59%) XenDesktop
4 9 (1.10%) Docker
4 9 (1.10%) XenApp
5 7 (0.86%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.25%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.25%) vCloud
6 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.12%) LXC
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.12%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (1.59%) SCCM
2 11 (1.35%) Puppet
3 10 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (0.98%) PingFederate
5 7 (0.86%) Ansible
5 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.74%) Terraform
7 5 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.25%) CASB
9 2 (0.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.25%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.25%) SCOM
9 2 (0.25%) vRealize
10 1 (0.12%) rkt
Vendors
1 132 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 82 (10.05%) Oracle
3 64 (7.84%) SAP
4 34 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (3.55%) Cisco
6 28 (3.43%) VMware
7 27 (3.31%) Citrix
8 22 (2.70%) Adobe
9 21 (2.57%) IBM
10 16 (1.96%) OpenText
11 15 (1.84%) ForgeRock
12 14 (1.72%) Informatica
13 12 (1.47%) Sitecore
14 11 (1.35%) Polycom
14 11 (1.35%) Tableau
15 10 (1.23%) Avaya
15 10 (1.23%) Ping Identity
16 9 (1.10%) Dell
17 8 (0.98%) Google
17 8 (0.98%) Red Hat