Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Integration Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 707 590 636
Rank change year-on-year -117 +46 +78
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Architect 189 280 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 186 156
UK median daily rate £600 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -4.31%
10th Percentile £483 £425 £408
90th Percentile £708 £700 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £95.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 95,102 92,258 100,985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,208 60,233 64,366
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,777 3,239 3,822
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

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 17 January 2018.

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 15 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 17 January 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 -95 174 £600 +4.35% 40
London -74 92 £613 +2.08% 19
UK excluding London -16 84 £550 +4.76% 21
Midlands 0 25 £550 +4.76% 4
South East -46 24 £564 +2.50% 2
North of England +46 17 £525 +5.00% 9
East Midlands +8 13 £550 +22.22%
East of England -19 11 £613 +38.03% 4
North West +12 8 £525 +5.00% 6
West Midlands -9 8 £570 +11.22% 4
Yorkshire +21 6 £525 +5.00% 3
North East +54 3 £511 -21.38%
South West 0 3 £600 +9.09% 2
Scotland -18 3 £550 +10.00%
Wales - 1 £450 -

Integration Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Integration Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Integration Architect in the job title.

1 58 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.04%) SOA
3 43 (22.75%) Java
4 40 (21.16%) Middleware
5 33 (17.46%) Finance
6 30 (15.87%) XML
7 27 (14.29%) Microservices
8 25 (13.23%) MuleSoft
8 25 (13.23%) SOAP
8 25 (13.23%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (12.70%) Data Integration
9 24 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (12.17%) CRM
11 22 (11.64%) JSON
12 21 (11.11%) Web Services
12 21 (11.11%) IBM
12 21 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (10.58%) REST
13 20 (10.58%) SAP
14 19 (10.05%) Data Modelling
14 19 (10.05%) TOGAF
15 18 (9.52%) WebSphere
15 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
15 18 (9.52%) Oracle
16 16 (8.47%) Migration
17 15 (7.94%) IBM Integration Bus
17 15 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
18 14 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (7.41%) Informatica
18 14 (7.41%) ERP

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 18 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.12%) Mule
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.06%) CMS
4 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.06%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.53%) Totara
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.65%) NetSuite
2 4 (2.12%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.06%) Infor CloudSuite
3 2 (1.06%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.06%) SAP CAR
3 2 (1.06%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.06%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.06%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.06%) SAP FS
3 2 (1.06%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.53%) Lawson
4 1 (0.53%) Magento
4 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.53%) Maximo
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.76%) Heroku
4 8 (4.23%) Boomi
4 8 (4.23%) Serverless
5 3 (1.59%) PaaS
5 3 (1.59%) SaaS
6 2 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.06%) Force.com
6 2 (1.06%) IaaS
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
7 1 (0.53%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.59%) SAN
1 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.06%) LAN
2 2 (1.06%) VLAN
2 2 (1.06%) VoIP
2 2 (1.06%) WAN
3 1 (0.53%) Firewall
3 1 (0.53%) NAS
3 1 (0.53%) SMS
3 1 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.12%) SAP HANA
2 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.59%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.53%) DataStage
4 1 (0.53%) DTS
4 1 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.53%) Power BI
4 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) Maven
3 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 33 (17.46%) Finance
2 13 (6.88%) Retail
3 12 (6.35%) Banking
4 7 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.59%) Marketing
5 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (1.06%) Local Government
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.16%) Middleware
2 30 (15.87%) XML
3 25 (13.23%) SOAP
4 22 (11.64%) JSON
5 21 (11.11%) Web Services
6 20 (10.58%) REST
7 15 (7.94%) IBM Integration Bus
8 13 (6.88%) .NET
9 12 (6.35%) RESTful
10 11 (5.82%) Kafka
10 11 (5.82%) Node.js
11 10 (5.29%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (4.23%) WCF
13 6 (3.17%) FpML
13 6 (3.17%) XSD
14 5 (2.65%) Oracle Fusion
15 4 (2.12%) Spring
15 4 (2.12%) XSLT
16 3 (1.59%) Apache Camel
16 3 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.82%) DataPower
2 10 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.12%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.59%) NHS
6 3 (1.59%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.06%) Fintech
7 2 (1.06%) IVR
8 1 (0.53%) Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.76%) Linux
2 4 (2.12%) Windows
3 3 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.04%) SOA
3 27 (14.29%) Microservices
4 24 (12.70%) Data Integration
5 23 (12.17%) CRM
6 19 (10.05%) Data Modelling
6 19 (10.05%) TOGAF
7 16 (8.47%) Migration
8 15 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (7.41%) ERP
9 14 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (6.35%) DevOps
11 10 (5.29%) Data Migration
11 10 (5.29%) Open Source
12 9 (4.76%) Data Architecture
12 9 (4.76%) Data Management
12 9 (4.76%) Data Mapping
13 7 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (3.70%) IT Strategy
13 7 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.75%) Java
2 9 (4.76%) C#
3 7 (3.70%) SQL
4 3 (1.59%) Apex Code
4 3 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.06%) Python
6 1 (0.53%) ABAP
6 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (3.17%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.53%) CCIE
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.06%) HL7
3 2 (1.06%) PSD2
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
4 1 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.59%) Docker
3 3 (1.59%) iptables
3 3 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) vCloud
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (0.53%) Grafana
1 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.53%) MOM
1 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.53%) SELinux
1 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (13.23%) MuleSoft
1 25 (13.23%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (11.11%) IBM
3 20 (10.58%) SAP
4 18 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.52%) Oracle
5 14 (7.41%) Informatica
6 10 (5.29%) WSO2
7 8 (4.23%) Marketo
7 8 (4.23%) SnapLogic
8 7 (3.70%) TIBCO
9 5 (2.65%) Capita
9 5 (2.65%) VMware
9 5 (2.65%) webMethods
10 4 (2.12%) Talend
11 3 (1.59%) Dell
11 3 (1.59%) Infor
11 3 (1.59%) Sitecore
12 2 (1.06%) Epicor
13 1 (0.53%) NetApp