The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 57 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.55% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £550 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Applications Architect
West Midlands

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
635 550 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.93% 92.44% 87.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 334 279
Average daily rate £363 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £22.70 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Applications Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Architect in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
1 7 (87.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (87.50%) REST
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (87.50%) XPath
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) VB
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) CRM
1 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (87.50%) DTS
1 7 (87.50%) EDI
1 7 (87.50%) ERP
1 7 (87.50%) EAI
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
1 7 (87.50%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) Software Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre

Applications Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Applications Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (87.50%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) DTS
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) EDI
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) HTML5
1 7 (87.50%) REST
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) CRM
1 7 (87.50%) EAI
1 7 (87.50%) ERP
1 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 6 (75.00%) Analytics
2 6 (75.00%) Software Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) VB
1 7 (87.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree