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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 216 232
Rank change year-on-year -48 +16  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 419 618 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 1.14% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.37% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 405 315
Median daily rate £550 £550 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £725 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £544 £525 £485
% change year-on-year +3.61% +8.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +12.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% +12.82%  

Enterprise Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Enterprise Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -47 390 £550 - 69
London -58 164 £575 +2.67% 27
South East -2 55 £506 -3.57% 16
East of England +10 37 £544 -1.09% 3
North West -5 29 £538 +2.38% 6
South West -12 29 £550 - 4
City of London -2 26 £575 +10.04% 7
Yorkshire +1 25 £550 -15.38% 2
West Midlands +10 24 £550 +10.00% 4
West Yorkshire 0 22 £550 -15.38% 2
Leeds +3 20 £550 -15.38%
Bedfordshire +3 20 £561 +2.04% 1
Wiltshire +11 19 £550 - 1
Scotland +14 17 £525 +10.52% 3
East Midlands -6 16 £538 +13.15% 3
Swindon +12 13 £550 -
Luton +1 13 £650 +13.04%
Berkshire +16 12 £525 - 6
Surrey +13 12 £495 -4.57% 3
Manchester +1 12 £588 +20.51% 4
Birmingham +10 10 £550 +15.78% 2
Glasgow +8 10 £525 +10.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 10 £390 -37.60%
North East +55 9 £475 -32.14% 4
West Sussex +18 8 £533 +6.55% 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £375 -
Hampshire +5 7 £538 +34.37% 4
Lancashire +1 7 £500 -25.14%
Milton Keynes -17 7 £390 -44.28%
Edinburgh +4 6 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 232 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (25.68%) TOGAF
3 181 (22.35%) Finance
4 146 (18.02%) SOA
5 136 (16.79%) Microsoft
6 131 (16.17%) Java
7 125 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 106 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
9 105 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
9 105 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
10 102 (12.59%) SQL
10 102 (12.59%) Project Management
11 99 (12.22%) IT Strategy
12 94 (11.60%) Oracle
13 93 (11.48%) Banking
14 91 (11.23%) Web Services
15 90 (11.11%) Data Modelling
16 89 (10.99%) Scrum
17 87 (10.74%) ITIL
18 86 (10.62%) Degree
19 75 (9.26%) SOAP
19 75 (9.26%) Security Cleared
20 74 (9.14%) Spring
21 72 (8.89%) DevOps
22 71 (8.77%) SDLC
22 71 (8.77%) OO
23 70 (8.64%) .NET
23 70 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
24 69 (8.52%) Windows
25 68 (8.40%) Data Architecture

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 54 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (3.21%) Confluence
3 26 (3.21%) JBoss
4 23 (2.84%) Skype for Business
5 22 (2.72%) WebSphere
6 20 (2.47%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.10%) Apache
7 17 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (1.60%) Mule
10 12 (1.48%) Apache Solr
11 11 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (1.23%) Apache Spark
13 9 (1.11%) CMS
14 8 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.86%) WildFly
16 6 (0.74%) Documentum
16 6 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (3.21%) MS Visio
2 16 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.49%) CA PPM
4 4 (0.49%) Primavera
5 3 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.25%) Magento
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.25%) Pega PRPC
6 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.25%) SAP PSCD
7 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 105 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
1 105 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (7.04%) PaaS
3 55 (6.79%) SaaS
4 46 (5.68%) Office 365
5 43 (5.31%) IaaS
6 20 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (2.10%) OpenShift
8 15 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
9 14 (1.73%) Heroku
10 10 (1.23%) GitHub
11 8 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.99%) Yammer
12 7 (0.86%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.62%) iPaaS
14 4 (0.49%) BPaaS
15 2 (0.25%) Akamai
15 2 (0.25%) Boomi
16 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.20%) Internet
2 27 (3.33%) Firewall
3 25 (3.09%) WAN
4 19 (2.35%) LAN
5 16 (1.98%) Skype
6 15 (1.85%) LDAP
6 15 (1.85%) Network Security
7 14 (1.73%) DNS
8 13 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.23%) VPN
11 9 (1.11%) Intranet
12 6 (0.74%) TCP/IP
13 5 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (0.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (0.62%) Wireless
14 4 (0.49%) HTTP
14 4 (0.49%) SMS
14 4 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.33%) DB2
5 26 (3.21%) Big Data
6 23 (2.84%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.48%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.36%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.36%) MariaDB
10 10 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.86%) Apache Hive
12 7 (0.86%) MySQL
12 7 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.74%) Endeca
13 6 (0.74%) GIS
13 6 (0.74%) Riak
13 6 (0.74%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (3.83%) Jenkins
1 31 (3.83%) JIRA
2 26 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 25 (3.09%) Hudson
4 22 (2.72%) Ant
5 21 (2.59%) Maven
6 20 (2.47%) Gradle
7 19 (2.35%) Bitbucket
8 10 (1.23%) GitLab
9 8 (0.99%) MSTest
9 8 (0.99%) NUnit
10 7 (0.86%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.74%) ERwin
11 6 (0.74%) PVCS
11 6 (0.74%) Subversion
11 6 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.62%) Selenium
13 3 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.37%) WebDriver
General
1 181 (22.35%) Finance
2 93 (11.48%) Banking
3 54 (6.67%) Retail
4 26 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.09%) Legal
6 22 (2.72%) Billing
7 14 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.48%) Marketing
9 10 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.11%) Law
11 7 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.74%) Back Office
13 5 (0.62%) Automotive
14 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.37%) Publishing
15 3 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 546 (67.41%) Architect
2 179 (22.10%) Solutions Architect
3 123 (15.19%) Enterprise Architect
4 85 (10.49%) Technical Architect
5 64 (7.90%) Analyst
6 58 (7.16%) Developer
7 54 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
8 48 (5.93%) Data Architect
9 44 (5.43%) Business Analyst
10 42 (5.19%) Security Architect
11 39 (4.81%) Infrastructure Architect
12 32 (3.95%) Consultant
13 30 (3.70%) Java Developer
13 30 (3.70%) Lead Architect
14 29 (3.58%) Java Architect
15 28 (3.46%) AWS Architect
15 28 (3.46%) Digital Architect
16 25 (3.09%) Senior Architect
17 23 (2.84%) Azure Architect
18 19 (2.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (11.23%) Web Services
2 75 (9.26%) SOAP
3 74 (9.14%) Spring
4 70 (8.64%) .NET
5 68 (8.40%) REST
6 60 (7.41%) XML
7 47 (5.80%) Middleware
8 43 (5.31%) JSON
9 33 (4.07%) J2EE
10 32 (3.95%) RESTful
11 28 (3.46%) HTML
12 24 (2.96%) AngularJS
13 23 (2.84%) Hibernate
14 21 (2.59%) Protocol Buffers
15 20 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
16 17 (2.10%) CSS
17 16 (1.98%) Spring Boot
18 14 (1.73%) Spring MVC
19 13 (1.60%) HTML5
19 13 (1.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 106 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 44 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 27 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 24 (2.96%) User Experience
5 13 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.48%) NHS
6 12 (1.48%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.36%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.11%) Life Science
9 8 (0.99%) FMCG
9 8 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 8 (0.99%) SWIFT
10 7 (0.86%) Derivative
11 6 (0.74%) CESG
11 6 (0.74%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.52%) Windows
2 66 (8.15%) Linux
3 46 (5.68%) Unix
4 17 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.23%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.99%) Android
7 8 (0.99%) Solaris
8 7 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.74%) VME
9 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.62%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.49%) AIX
11 4 (0.49%) HPUX
12 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.37%) VMS
13 2 (0.25%) pSOS
13 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.12%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (25.68%) TOGAF
3 146 (18.02%) SOA
4 125 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (12.59%) Project Management
6 99 (12.22%) IT Strategy
7 90 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 89 (10.99%) Scrum
9 87 (10.74%) ITIL
10 72 (8.89%) DevOps
11 71 (8.77%) OO
11 71 (8.77%) SDLC
12 70 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
13 68 (8.40%) Data Architecture
14 65 (8.02%) Business Analysis
14 65 (8.02%) UML
15 56 (6.91%) Technical Architecture
16 55 (6.79%) Data Management
16 55 (6.79%) Service Management
17 53 (6.54%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 131 (16.17%) Java
2 102 (12.59%) SQL
3 55 (6.79%) JavaScript
4 37 (4.57%) Python
5 35 (4.32%) C#
6 26 (3.21%) Shell Script
7 24 (2.96%) Ruby
8 14 (1.73%) C
9 13 (1.60%) PL/SQL
10 10 (1.23%) PHP
10 10 (1.23%) Scala
11 9 (1.11%) VB
12 7 (0.86%) C++
13 5 (0.62%) Perl
14 4 (0.49%) ABAP
14 4 (0.49%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.37%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.37%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.37%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 86 (10.62%) Degree
2 75 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 53 (6.54%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.72%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.73%) CISSP
6 12 (1.48%) CISM
7 11 (1.36%) ISEB
8 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (0.99%) CISA
9 8 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.99%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.99%) MCSE
10 7 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.62%) MCSA
11 5 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (0.62%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.93%) QA
2 22 (2.72%) PCI DSS
3 21 (2.59%) MiFID
4 20 (2.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 20 (2.47%) EMIR
5 14 (1.73%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.11%) COBIT
7 7 (0.86%) FedRAMP
7 7 (0.86%) GDPR
7 7 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.74%) SLA
9 5 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.62%) PMO
9 5 (0.62%) SEPA
10 4 (0.49%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.49%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.37%) GPG13
11 3 (0.37%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (6.05%) Active Directory
2 23 (2.84%) Docker
3 13 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.99%) vCloud
4 8 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.86%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.74%) HDFS
6 6 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.74%) XenApp
7 4 (0.49%) NFS
7 4 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.49%) vSphere
8 2 (0.25%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.25%) LXC
9 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (2.35%) Ansible
2 18 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.60%) SCCM
4 11 (1.36%) Kubernetes
4 11 (1.36%) Puppet
5 6 (0.74%) Kibana
5 6 (0.74%) logstash
5 6 (0.74%) Terraform
6 5 (0.62%) vRealize
6 5 (0.62%) WSUS
7 4 (0.49%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.49%) Forum Sentry
8 3 (0.37%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.25%) MOM
9 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.12%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 136 (16.79%) Microsoft
2 94 (11.60%) Oracle
3 54 (6.67%) SAP
4 38 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
5 37 (4.57%) IBM
6 33 (4.07%) ServiceNow
7 28 (3.46%) Red Hat
8 26 (3.21%) VMware
9 20 (2.47%) Cisco
9 20 (2.47%) Citrix
9 20 (2.47%) Perforce
10 17 (2.10%) Adobe
11 14 (1.73%) HP
11 14 (1.73%) webMethods
12 13 (1.60%) Atlassian
12 13 (1.60%) MuleSoft
13 11 (1.36%) Splunk
14 10 (1.23%) Apigee
14 10 (1.23%) Pega
15 9 (1.11%) hybris
Central London / West End
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day 6 mth rolling contract
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Tata Consultancy services
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Rate: £59,726 fixed term contract for 12 Months + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £720 to £766 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago