Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an Integration Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Integration Architect
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 585 710 575
Rank change year-on-year +125 -135 +76
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Architect 289 167 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 129 173
UK median daily rate £600 £575 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -2.13% +17.50%
10th Percentile £463 £482 £425
90th Percentile £725 £688 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £590 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +7.27% +4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
UK median hourly rate £43.00 - £95.00
10th Percentile £40.95 - £87.50
90th Percentile £44.65 - £102.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 93,887 95,562 89,632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 94.88% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,169 63,443 58,434
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £252
90th Percentile £641 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,935 2,842 3,196
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.91 £10.63
90th Percentile £49.04 £48.47 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Integration Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Integration Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Integration Architect in the UK

Integration Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Integration Architect.

Contractor daily rate trend for Integration Architect in the UK

Integration Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Integration Architect over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Integration Architect in the UK

Integration Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Architect.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Integration Architect in the UK

Integration Architect
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Integration Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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 +106 265 £600 +4.35% 36
UK excluding London +69 169 £590 +7.27% 15
London +51 113 £600 - 23
Midlands +33 58 £600 +5.26% 7
West Midlands +20 41 £620 +8.30% 5
South East -10 34 £600 +3.00% 5
North of England -13 24 £550 +4.76%
South West -17 21 £650 +8.33% 1
East Midlands +19 17 £488 -13.33% 2
East of England +15 17 £581 -5.10%
Scotland +11 14 £525 -4.55%
Yorkshire -1 13 £550 +7.32%
North West -15 11 £525 -
Wales +1 2 £700 +43.59% 2

Integration Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, Integration Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Integration Architect in the job title.

1 92 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.26%) Java
3 64 (22.15%) Finance
4 63 (21.80%) SOA
5 61 (21.11%) Microservices
6 57 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 41 (14.19%) Web Services
7 41 (14.19%) Middleware
8 40 (13.84%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (13.49%) SOAP
10 37 (12.80%) SAP
10 37 (12.80%) RESTful
11 35 (12.11%) Migration
12 33 (11.42%) TOGAF
12 33 (11.42%) Oracle
12 33 (11.42%) DevOps
13 31 (10.73%) XML
13 31 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (9.69%) Retail
14 28 (9.69%) SQL
15 27 (9.34%) Banking
16 26 (9.00%) JSON
16 26 (9.00%) Data Modelling
17 25 (8.65%) IBM
17 25 (8.65%) E-Commerce
17 25 (8.65%) Mentoring
17 25 (8.65%) Data Architecture
18 22 (7.61%) .NET
18 22 (7.61%) WebSphere
18 22 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture

Integration Architect Skill Set
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 22 (7.61%) WebSphere
2 13 (4.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.77%) Mule
4 7 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.08%) NetWeaver
6 5 (1.73%) Anypoint
6 5 (1.73%) Mendix
7 4 (1.38%) JBoss
8 3 (1.04%) Mule ESB
8 3 (1.04%) Totara
8 3 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.69%) Confluence
9 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) CMS
10 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) HFM
1 4 (1.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 4 (1.38%) Maximo
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.35%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.35%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.35%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.35%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 57 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (13.84%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.23%) iPaaS
3 18 (6.23%) SaaS
4 13 (4.50%) Boomi
4 13 (4.50%) Serverless
5 12 (4.15%) PaaS
6 10 (3.46%) Azure Functions
7 7 (2.42%) IaaS
8 5 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.38%) Apigee
9 4 (1.38%) Office 365
10 3 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.77%) Firewall
2 5 (1.73%) VPN
3 4 (1.38%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.38%) SAN
4 3 (1.04%) HTTP
4 3 (1.04%) Internet
4 3 (1.04%) Network Security
5 2 (0.69%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.69%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.35%) 3G
6 1 (0.35%) DHCP
6 1 (0.35%) DNS
6 1 (0.35%) FTP
6 1 (0.35%) LAN
6 1 (0.35%) MPLS
6 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.35%) SMS
6 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.61%) Big Data
2 18 (6.23%) NoSQL
3 14 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.15%) Hadoop
5 11 (3.81%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.42%) Blockchain
6 7 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.73%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.04%) MySQL
9 3 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.04%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon QuickSight
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 13 (4.50%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.81%) Maven
3 10 (3.46%) Ant
3 10 (3.46%) Apache Ivy
3 10 (3.46%) Gradle
4 5 (1.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.38%) JIRA
6 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.69%) NWDI
7 2 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.35%) JMeter
8 1 (0.35%) Selenium
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (22.15%) Finance
2 28 (9.69%) Retail
3 27 (9.34%) Banking
4 11 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.42%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.42%) Marketing
7 6 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.73%) Back Office
8 5 (1.73%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.38%) Electronics
10 3 (1.04%) Billing
11 2 (0.69%) Automotive
11 2 (0.69%) German Language
11 2 (0.69%) Law
11 2 (0.69%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.35%) Legal
12 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.19%) Middleware
1 41 (14.19%) Web Services
2 39 (13.49%) SOAP
3 37 (12.80%) RESTful
4 31 (10.73%) XML
5 26 (9.00%) JSON
6 22 (7.61%) .NET
7 18 (6.23%) REST
8 15 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
9 13 (4.50%) Java EE
10 11 (3.81%) J2EE
11 10 (3.46%) SAP PI
11 10 (3.46%) SAP XI
12 9 (3.11%) OAuth
13 8 (2.77%) IDoc
13 8 (2.77%) SAML
13 8 (2.77%) Spring
13 8 (2.77%) XSD
14 6 (2.08%) Murex MxML
14 6 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.77%) DataPower
3 8 (2.77%) Virtual Team
4 7 (2.42%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.38%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.38%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.38%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.38%) User Experience
7 3 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.04%) PKI
8 2 (0.69%) IVR
8 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.69%) Mobile Wallet
8 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.69%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.19%) Windows
2 14 (4.84%) Linux
3 10 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.77%) Unix
5 7 (2.42%) Solaris
6 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.38%) AIX
7 4 (1.38%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.69%) Android
10 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (21.80%) SOA
3 61 (21.11%) Microservices
4 35 (12.11%) Migration
5 33 (11.42%) DevOps
5 33 (11.42%) TOGAF
6 31 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (9.00%) Data Modelling
8 25 (8.65%) Data Architecture
8 25 (8.65%) E-Commerce
8 25 (8.65%) Mentoring
9 22 (7.61%) Data Integration
9 22 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
11 18 (6.23%) Analytics
11 18 (6.23%) UML
12 17 (5.88%) ERP
13 16 (5.54%) CRM
13 16 (5.54%) ETL
13 16 (5.54%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 73 (25.26%) Java
2 28 (9.69%) SQL
3 14 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.50%) C#
5 10 (3.46%) ABAP
6 6 (2.08%) C
7 4 (1.38%) Python
8 3 (1.04%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.04%) Go
8 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.69%) C++
9 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.35%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.46%) Degree
4 7 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.04%) CCIE
5 3 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.04%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.69%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SEPA
3 1 (0.35%) PSD2
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.08%) vSphere
3 2 (0.69%) Docker
3 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.69%) logstash
1 2 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) Control-M
2 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.35%) MOM
2 1 (0.35%) PaperCut
2 1 (0.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (12.80%) SAP
2 33 (11.42%) Oracle
3 25 (8.65%) IBM
4 20 (6.92%) MuleSoft
5 16 (5.54%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.84%) Dell
7 12 (4.15%) Google
8 10 (3.46%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (3.46%) TIBCO
9 8 (2.77%) VMware
10 7 (2.42%) webMethods
11 6 (2.08%) Murex
11 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.08%) Sun
11 6 (2.08%) WSO2
12 5 (1.73%) Guidewire
12 5 (1.73%) Informatica
13 4 (1.38%) Hyperion
13 4 (1.38%) Workday
14 3 (1.04%) CheckPoint