The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 9 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 74 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.33% 8.09% 8.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.71% 8.54% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 19
Median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £635 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £52.56 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +6.18%

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
632 609 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.78% 94.71% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 376 351
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 £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Architect in the job title.

1 51 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 37 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 27 (18.75%) CRM
6 25 (17.36%) Finance
7 24 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 21 (14.58%) Migration
9 20 (13.89%) Manufacturing
10 19 (13.19%) ITIL
11 18 (12.50%) Data Modelling
11 18 (12.50%) IBM
12 17 (11.81%) Business Development
13 16 (11.11%) Office 365
14 15 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
15 14 (9.72%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (9.03%) Enterprise Architecture
16 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (9.03%) Public Cloud
17 12 (8.33%) Retail
18 11 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (7.64%) VMware
18 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
18 11 (7.64%) Data Centre
18 11 (7.64%) Logical Data Model
19 10 (6.94%) TOGAF
20 9 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
20 9 (6.25%) Windows
20 9 (6.25%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 32 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.72%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) Mule
5 1 (0.69%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (1.39%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 36 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.11%) Office 365
3 8 (5.56%) SaaS
4 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.08%) IaaS
5 3 (2.08%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.39%) PaaS
6 2 (1.39%) Yammer
7 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) Network Security
1 7 (4.86%) SAN
2 6 (4.17%) LDAP
3 4 (2.78%) Skype
3 4 (2.78%) SSL
4 3 (2.08%) DHCP
4 3 (2.08%) DNS
4 3 (2.08%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.08%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.08%) VoIP
5 2 (1.39%) Internet
5 2 (1.39%) PBX
5 2 (1.39%) WAN
6 1 (0.69%) Firewall
6 1 (0.69%) MPLS
6 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.69%) PSTN
6 1 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.69%) VLAN
6 1 (0.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (2.08%) SAP BW
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.39%) Redis
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.69%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.69%) DB2
3 1 (0.69%) Informix
3 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.69%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.69%) JMeter
General
1 25 (17.36%) Finance
2 20 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 12 (8.33%) Retail
4 11 (7.64%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.56%) Marketing
6 3 (2.08%) Advertising
6 3 (2.08%) Banking
7 2 (1.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) .NET
1 4 (2.78%) REST
1 4 (2.78%) Web Services
2 3 (2.08%) JDBC
2 3 (2.08%) ODBC
2 3 (2.08%) SAML
3 2 (1.39%) JRules
4 1 (0.69%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) CSS
4 1 (0.69%) CSS3
4 1 (0.69%) Drools
4 1 (0.69%) HTML5
4 1 (0.69%) Java EE
4 1 (0.69%) JPA
4 1 (0.69%) jQuery
4 1 (0.69%) Kafka
4 1 (0.69%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.69%) POJO
4 1 (0.69%) SOAP
4 1 (0.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (9.03%) Public Cloud
2 11 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.08%) CLARiiON
5 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.08%) PKI
5 3 (2.08%) SCADA
5 3 (2.08%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (1.39%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.39%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) Wiki
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.25%) Windows
2 7 (4.86%) Linux
3 3 (2.08%) Unix
3 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) HPUX
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.75%) CRM
3 21 (14.58%) Migration
4 19 (13.19%) ITIL
5 18 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 17 (11.81%) Business Development
7 13 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (9.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (7.64%) Logical Data Model
8 11 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (6.94%) TOGAF
10 9 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (5.56%) API Development
11 8 (5.56%) Change Management
11 8 (5.56%) Content Management
11 8 (5.56%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.56%) Information Management
11 8 (5.56%) Presales
11 8 (5.56%) Workflow
12 7 (4.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.25%) SQL
2 8 (5.56%) Java
3 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.39%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) C
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.17%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) MCITP
5 1 (0.69%) CCIE
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.69%) CISSP
5 1 (0.69%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) Basel II
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.08%) SRDF
5 2 (1.39%) vCloud
5 2 (1.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) Docker
6 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Nagios
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.50%) IBM
3 11 (7.64%) VMware
4 9 (6.25%) Oracle
5 7 (4.86%) Dell
5 7 (4.86%) HP
6 6 (4.17%) SAP
7 5 (3.47%) EMC
7 5 (3.47%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.78%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.78%) Google
9 3 (2.08%) Brocade
9 3 (2.08%) NetApp
10 2 (1.39%) Apple
10 2 (1.39%) Cisco
10 2 (1.39%) ILOG
10 2 (1.39%) Informatica
10 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.69%) Remedy
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