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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 13 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 72 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.88% 7.11% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.36% 7.64% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 24
Median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -11.51%
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
695 602 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.34% 93.04% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 391 384
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £186 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -19.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £30.10 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016, 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 52 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (39.53%) Microsoft
3 35 (27.13%) CRM
4 33 (25.58%) Finance
5 32 (24.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (22.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 26 (20.16%) SharePoint
8 15 (11.63%) Manufacturing
8 15 (11.63%) Migration
8 15 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
9 14 (10.85%) Marketing
9 14 (10.85%) Business Development
9 14 (10.85%) Java
10 13 (10.08%) Office 365
10 13 (10.08%) Public Cloud
11 11 (8.53%) Data Centre
11 11 (8.53%) IBM
11 11 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (7.75%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (6.98%) DevOps
14 8 (6.20%) TOGAF
14 8 (6.20%) Open Source
14 8 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
14 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
14 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
15 7 (5.43%) VMware
15 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
15 7 (5.43%) Cisco

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 26 (20.16%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.43%) JBoss
4 6 (4.65%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (3.10%) Mule
6 3 (2.33%) Mule ESB
6 3 (2.33%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.55%) Apache
7 2 (1.55%) IIS
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Connections
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Office
2 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (22.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (11.63%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (1.55%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.08%) Office 365
3 7 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.33%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.55%) IaaS
6 2 (1.55%) Yammer
7 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.78%) PaaS
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.10%) Skype
2 4 (3.10%) VoIP
3 3 (2.33%) DHCP
3 3 (2.33%) DNS
3 3 (2.33%) Kerberos
3 3 (2.33%) LAN
3 3 (2.33%) LDAP
3 3 (2.33%) WAN
4 2 (1.55%) Firewall
4 2 (1.55%) PBX
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.78%) CTI
5 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.78%) FCAPS
5 1 (0.78%) IPv4
5 1 (0.78%) MPLS
5 1 (0.78%) Network Security
5 1 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.78%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.55%) Redis
2 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.78%) DataStage
3 1 (0.78%) DB2
3 1 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.78%) QualityStage
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.78%) JMeter
2 1 (0.78%) Selenium
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.78%) TestComplete
General
1 33 (25.58%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 14 (10.85%) Marketing
4 7 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.88%) Banking
5 5 (3.88%) Retail
6 3 (2.33%) Advertising
6 3 (2.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) .NET
2 6 (4.65%) JSON
2 6 (4.65%) RESTful
3 4 (3.10%) CSS
3 4 (3.10%) HTML
4 3 (2.33%) Middleware
4 3 (2.33%) Web Services
5 2 (1.55%) JRules
6 1 (0.78%) COM
6 1 (0.78%) HTML5
6 1 (0.78%) J2EE
6 1 (0.78%) Java EE
6 1 (0.78%) jQuery
6 1 (0.78%) JSP
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.78%) Servlets
6 1 (0.78%) Spring
6 1 (0.78%) Struts
6 1 (0.78%) XML
6 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Public Cloud
2 11 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.55%) CMDB
5 2 (1.55%) PKI
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.78%) iPad
6 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.78%) SCADA
6 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.78%) User Experience
6 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.43%) Windows
2 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Unix
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (27.13%) CRM
3 15 (11.63%) Migration
4 14 (10.85%) Business Development
5 11 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (7.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (6.98%) DevOps
8 8 (6.20%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.20%) Open Source
8 8 (6.20%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.43%) API Development
9 7 (5.43%) Application Rationalisation
9 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.43%) ITIL
9 7 (5.43%) OO
9 7 (5.43%) Service Design
10 6 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.88%) Product Management
11 5 (3.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.85%) Java
2 3 (2.33%) C
2 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.33%) SQL
3 2 (1.55%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) PHP
4 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.33%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.55%) CCIE
4 2 (1.55%) CCNP
4 2 (1.55%) Degree
4 2 (1.55%) MCITP
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) CISSP
5 1 (0.78%) CLAS
5 1 (0.78%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.78%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.55%) vCloud
4 1 (0.78%) Docker
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Nagios
1 3 (2.33%) SCOM
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.53%) IBM
3 7 (5.43%) Cisco
3 7 (5.43%) MuleSoft
3 7 (5.43%) VMware
4 5 (3.88%) WSO2
5 4 (3.10%) SAP
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle
6 3 (2.33%) Pega
6 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.55%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.55%) EMC
7 2 (1.55%) Google
7 2 (1.55%) ILOG
7 2 (1.55%) Juniper
7 2 (1.55%) Mitel
7 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.78%) Lotus
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) Vitria
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