The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Applications Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Architect
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.47% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.49% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
622 610 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.88% 95.46% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 377 349
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Applications Architect in the job title.

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Architect across the Birmingham region.

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Applications 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Windows

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Application Rationalisation
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#