Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Integration Architect was £590 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 675 713 621
Rank change year-on-year +38 -92 +30
Contract jobs requiring an Integration Architect 220 168 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 129 192
UK median daily rate £590 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £485 £484 £413
90th Percentile £729 £720 £686
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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 97,851 96,297 99,436
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.94% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,588 63,472 64,888
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.29% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,043 2,878 3,301
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.94 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £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 November 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 19 November 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 +58 209 £593 -1.25% 31
UK excluding London +42 120 £575 +4.55% 19
London +22 94 £600 -4.00% 14
South East -15 28 £575 +8.24% 3
North of England -4 23 £550 +4.76% 1
South West -5 23 £650 +8.33% 3
Midlands -12 23 £515 -6.36% 8
East of England +5 19 £575 - 2
West Midlands -10 15 £590 +7.27% 1
North West -9 12 £550 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire -9 9 £550 +2.33%
East Midlands +2 8 £457 -17.00% 7
Scotland -3 4 £515 - 2
North East - 2 £700 -
Wales -29 1 £575 +27.78%

Integration Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 57 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.09%) Microservices
3 52 (23.64%) SOA
4 44 (20.00%) Finance
5 43 (19.55%) Java
6 42 (19.09%) Middleware
7 33 (15.00%) SAP
8 30 (13.64%) Web Services
9 29 (13.18%) iPaaS
10 28 (12.73%) RESTful
11 27 (12.27%) Retail
11 27 (12.27%) SOAP
11 27 (12.27%) MuleSoft
12 26 (11.82%) E-Commerce
12 26 (11.82%) IBM
12 26 (11.82%) Data Modelling
13 25 (11.36%) Banking
14 22 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (10.00%) Oracle
15 21 (9.55%) Enterprise Architecture
15 21 (9.55%) DevOps
15 21 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (9.09%) JSON
17 19 (8.64%) WebSphere
17 19 (8.64%) TOGAF
17 19 (8.64%) Data Architecture
17 19 (8.64%) .NET
17 19 (8.64%) XML
18 18 (8.18%) REST
19 17 (7.73%) UML

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 19 (8.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.18%) Mule
3 6 (2.73%) JBoss
4 5 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.36%) Totara
6 2 (0.91%) Anypoint
6 2 (0.91%) Confluence
6 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.91%) Mule ESB
6 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.45%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.45%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.18%) iPaaS
2 22 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (6.82%) SaaS
5 12 (5.45%) Boomi
6 10 (4.55%) PaaS
7 7 (3.18%) IaaS
8 5 (2.27%) Apigee
9 4 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.82%) Office 365
9 4 (1.82%) Serverless
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.91%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.45%) AtomSphere
11 1 (0.45%) G Suite
11 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.18%) Kerberos
2 4 (1.82%) Internet
3 2 (0.91%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.91%) Big Data
2 6 (2.73%) Blockchain
2 6 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon QuickSight
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (0.91%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) DB2
6 1 (0.45%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.82%) JIRA
3 4 (1.82%) Maven
4 3 (1.36%) Ant
4 3 (1.36%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (1.36%) Gradle
4 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.91%) NWDI
5 2 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.45%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.45%) JMeter
6 1 (0.45%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (20.00%) Finance
2 27 (12.27%) Retail
3 25 (11.36%) Banking
4 11 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.64%) Marketing
6 7 (3.18%) Billing
7 5 (2.27%) Electronics
7 5 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.27%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.36%) French Language
8 3 (1.36%) German Language
9 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.91%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.91%) Law
9 2 (0.91%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.09%) Middleware
2 30 (13.64%) Web Services
3 28 (12.73%) RESTful
4 27 (12.27%) SOAP
5 20 (9.09%) JSON
6 19 (8.64%) .NET
6 19 (8.64%) XML
7 18 (8.18%) REST
8 12 (5.45%) J2EE
8 12 (5.45%) Java EE
9 10 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (3.64%) OAuth
10 8 (3.64%) SAML
10 8 (3.64%) Spring
11 6 (2.73%) XSD
12 5 (2.27%) EDI
12 5 (2.27%) OpenID
13 4 (1.82%) IBM Integration Bus
13 4 (1.82%) SAP XI
13 4 (1.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.45%) DataPower
2 9 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.73%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.82%) Taxonomies
7 3 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.91%) IVR
8 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.91%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.91%) Replication
8 2 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.45%) CMDB
9 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.45%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.45%) Linux
2 8 (3.64%) AIX
2 8 (3.64%) Windows
3 4 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.09%) Microservices
3 52 (23.64%) SOA
4 26 (11.82%) Data Modelling
4 26 (11.82%) E-Commerce
5 21 (9.55%) DevOps
5 21 (9.55%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (8.64%) Data Architecture
6 19 (8.64%) TOGAF
7 17 (7.73%) UML
8 16 (7.27%) CRM
9 15 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (6.36%) ERP
11 13 (5.91%) Waterfall
12 11 (5.00%) Data Integration
12 11 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.00%) Migration
13 10 (4.55%) Data Mapping
13 10 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.55%) Java
2 11 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.18%) SQL
4 6 (2.73%) C#
5 5 (2.27%) C
6 3 (1.36%) ABAP
6 3 (1.36%) C++
6 3 (1.36%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.91%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.45%) PHP
8 1 (0.45%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.64%) Degree
2 8 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.91%) ISEB
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.45%) PSD2
2 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.45%) Ansible
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.45%) PaperCut
2 1 (0.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (15.00%) SAP
2 27 (12.27%) MuleSoft
3 26 (11.82%) IBM
4 22 (10.00%) Oracle
5 17 (7.73%) TIBCO
6 12 (5.45%) Dell
7 10 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.64%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.18%) WSO2
10 6 (2.73%) webMethods
11 4 (1.82%) Google
12 2 (0.91%) CA
12 2 (0.91%) hybris
12 2 (0.91%) Mashery
12 2 (0.91%) Perfecto Mobile
12 2 (0.91%) Workday
13 1 (0.45%) Informatica
13 1 (0.45%) JDA
13 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.45%) Siemens