Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Enterprise Architect was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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.

Senior Enterprise Architect
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 862 832 862
Rank change year-on-year -30 +30 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Enterprise Architect 27 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.051% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.054% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 45 37
UK median daily rate £675 £700 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -3.45% +14.17%
10th Percentile £515 £525 £530
90th Percentile £805 £875 £838
UK excluding London median daily rate £613 £700 £738
% change year-on-year -12.50% -5.08% +22.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Senior Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Enterprise Architect in the UK

Senior Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Enterprise Architect in the UK

Senior Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Enterprise Architect over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Enterprise Architect in the UK

Senior Enterprise Architect
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Enterprise Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +15 27 £675 -3.57% 2
London -22 19 £675 -3.57% 1
UK excluding London +22 8 £613 -12.50% 1
South West - 4 £613 -
South East +13 3 £550 -24.14% 1
East of England -20 1 £625 +31.58%

Senior Enterprise Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior Enterprise 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 Senior Enterprise Architect in the job title.

1 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
1 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 6 (22.22%) REST
6 5 (18.52%) IT Strategy
6 5 (18.52%) EDI
6 5 (18.52%) Data Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) Big Data
7 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) SaaS
8 3 (11.11%) PaaS
8 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
8 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (11.11%) ArchiMate
8 3 (11.11%) User Stories
8 3 (11.11%) Prototyping
8 3 (11.11%) BPaaS
8 3 (11.11%) Service Design
8 3 (11.11%) SOA
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 3 (11.11%) Change Management

Senior Enterprise 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 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) BPaaS
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.41%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (7.41%) Spatial Data
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.70%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.70%) HBase
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.70%) Sqoop
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) REST
2 5 (18.52%) EDI
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
2 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 5 (18.52%) Data Architecture
4 5 (18.52%) IT Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) ArchiMate
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Market Research
6 3 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (11.11%) Service Design
6 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) User Stories
6 3 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ambari
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
2 1 (3.70%) MapR
2 1 (3.70%) Nuix
2 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Splunk
2 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.70%) WSO2