The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 12 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 73 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.78% 3.93% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.49% 4.39% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 17
Average daily rate
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£451 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £52.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-19.42% -5.22%
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
769 547 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.54% 89.53% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 316 257
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 30
Average hourly rate £13.94 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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 21 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
3 22 (18.49%) .NET
3 22 (18.49%) Windows
4 21 (17.65%) CRM
5 18 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (15.13%) Relational Database
6 17 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 17 (14.29%) Finance
6 17 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 14 (11.76%) TOGAF
8 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.92%) SQL
8 13 (10.92%) Retail
9 12 (10.08%) Middleware
9 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (9.24%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (9.24%) Migration
10 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
11 10 (8.40%) LAN
11 10 (8.40%) WAN
11 10 (8.40%) Web Services
11 10 (8.40%) Asset Management
12 9 (7.56%) Service Delivery
12 9 (7.56%) Data Migration

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.24%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.36%) Node.js
5 2 (1.68%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.84%) Documentum
6 1 (0.84%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.84%) PegaRULES
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.84%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.84%) Mule
6 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) JBoss
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (6.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.40%) LAN
1 10 (8.40%) WAN
2 4 (3.36%) MPLS
3 3 (2.52%) SAN
3 3 (2.52%) VoIP
3 3 (2.52%) Firewall
4 2 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.68%) DNS
4 2 (1.68%) BGP
5 1 (0.84%) H.323
5 1 (0.84%) 3G
5 1 (0.84%) 4G
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.84%) VoLTE
5 1 (0.84%) Wireless
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.13%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.36%) MySQL
7 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.84%) SSDT
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.84%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Retail
3 7 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 2 (1.68%) Law
6 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Advertising
6 1 (0.84%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) .NET
2 12 (10.08%) Middleware
3 10 (8.40%) Web Services
4 4 (3.36%) SOAP
4 4 (3.36%) REST
5 2 (1.68%) MDX
6 1 (0.84%) WCF
6 1 (0.84%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.84%) Struts
6 1 (0.84%) VXML
6 1 (0.84%) Spring
6 1 (0.84%) BREW
6 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.84%) XML
6 1 (0.84%) J2ME
6 1 (0.84%) EDI
6 1 (0.84%) JMS
6 1 (0.84%) J2EE
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Replication
2 7 (5.88%) Open Source
2 7 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.20%) Clustering
4 4 (3.36%) NHS
5 3 (2.52%) User Experience
6 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.84%) DTV
7 1 (0.84%) PDA
7 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.49%) Windows
2 8 (6.72%) Linux
3 5 (4.20%) UNIX
4 4 (3.36%) AIX
5 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.68%) Android
7 1 (0.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.65%) CRM
2 18 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 13 (10.92%) E-Commerce
5 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.24%) Migration
6 10 (8.40%) Asset Management
7 9 (7.56%) Network Design
7 9 (7.56%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.56%) Data Migration
8 8 (6.72%) Information Security
9 7 (5.88%) Validation
10 6 (5.04%) Scrum
10 6 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.20%) ETL
11 5 (4.20%) Content Management
11 5 (4.20%) Web Application Development
12 4 (3.36%) DevOps
12 4 (3.36%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.92%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) Java
3 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.84%) ABAP
4 1 (0.84%) VC++
4 1 (0.84%) Scala
4 1 (0.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.20%) CCNP
3 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.52%) CCIP
5 2 (1.68%) CCIE
6 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (2.52%) EdgeSight
2 2 (1.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.84%) Puppet
3 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.84%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle
3 7 (5.88%) Cisco
4 6 (5.04%) Citrix
5 5 (4.20%) SAP
6 4 (3.36%) Akamai
6 4 (3.36%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.52%) IBM
7 3 (2.52%) AppSense
7 3 (2.52%) Pega
7 3 (2.52%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.68%) VMware
8 2 (1.68%) F5
8 2 (1.68%) Juniper
8 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.84%) Vitria
9 1 (0.84%) EMC
9 1 (0.84%) Symantec
9 1 (0.84%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.84%) OpenText
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