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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 26 13 34
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 44 68 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.74% 8.18% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.23% 8.73% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 16
Median daily rate £475 £459 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% -0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £378 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.21 £40.25 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+24.73% -1.88%
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
706 779 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.05% 93.74% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 530 340
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £205 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 27
Median hourly rate £15.48 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.00 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 May 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 May 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 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
3 22 (22.68%) SOA
3 22 (22.68%) Oracle
4 19 (19.59%) TOGAF
4 19 (19.59%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (17.53%) Project Management
5 17 (17.53%) CRM
6 15 (15.46%) Windows
7 14 (14.43%) Data Modelling
7 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (12.37%) ITIL
9 12 (12.37%) SQL
10 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
10 11 (11.34%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (10.31%) Java
12 9 (9.28%) Information Management
12 9 (9.28%) Migration
12 9 (9.28%) VMware
12 9 (9.28%) .NET
12 9 (9.28%) ERP
13 8 (8.25%) Cisco
13 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
13 8 (8.25%) SAP
13 8 (8.25%) Linux
13 8 (8.25%) PaaS
13 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
14 7 (7.22%) REST
14 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 5 (5.15%) Captiva
1 5 (5.15%) Documentum
1 5 (5.15%) JBoss
1 5 (5.15%) Tomcat
1 5 (5.15%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.12%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.09%) CMS
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.06%) SAP HCM
3 2 (2.06%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.03%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (1.03%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.25%) PaaS
3 6 (6.19%) IaaS
3 6 (6.19%) SaaS
4 5 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.06%) Office 365
6 2 (2.06%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.03%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) SAN
1 4 (4.12%) WAN
2 3 (3.09%) LAN
3 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.06%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) DHCP
4 1 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) DWDM
4 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.03%) FTP
4 1 (1.03%) HTTP
4 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.03%) IKE
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) IPv4
4 1 (1.03%) PPP
4 1 (1.03%) Skype
4 1 (1.03%) SNMP
4 1 (1.03%) SSL
4 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.12%) DTS
5 3 (3.09%) Informix
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.09%) QlikView
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.03%) Big Data
7 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
2 6 (6.19%) Billing
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.28%) .NET
2 7 (7.22%) REST
3 5 (5.15%) SOAP
3 5 (5.15%) Web Services
4 4 (4.12%) EDI
4 4 (4.12%) HTML
4 4 (4.12%) HTML5
4 4 (4.12%) XML
5 2 (2.06%) WCF
6 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.03%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.03%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.03%) Middleware
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.15%) Social Media
3 4 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.06%) Clustering
5 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.06%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.03%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Windows
2 8 (8.25%) Linux
3 5 (5.15%) Unix
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.68%) SOA
2 19 (19.59%) Enterprise Architecture
2 19 (19.59%) TOGAF
3 17 (17.53%) CRM
3 17 (17.53%) Project Management
4 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.43%) Data Modelling
5 12 (12.37%) ITIL
6 9 (9.28%) ERP
6 9 (9.28%) Information Management
6 9 (9.28%) Migration
7 7 (7.22%) Data Analysis
7 7 (7.22%) Service Management
7 7 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.22%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (6.19%) Analytics
9 5 (5.15%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.15%) Process Management
9 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.37%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.12%) VB
3 4 (4.12%) XPath
4 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.06%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.03%) Python
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) CISSP
2 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) CISA
3 2 (2.06%) CISM
3 2 (2.06%) IISP
3 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) CCIE
4 1 (1.03%) CCNP
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) EMC Certification
4 1 (1.03%) MBA
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.06%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (2.06%) ISO27005
3 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
4 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.06%) XenServer
3 1 (1.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
1 1 (1.03%) SCCM
1 1 (1.03%) SCOM
1 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.68%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) VMware
4 8 (8.25%) Cisco
4 8 (8.25%) SAP
5 6 (6.19%) EMC
6 5 (5.15%) Pega
7 3 (3.09%) Citrix
7 3 (3.09%) IBM
8 2 (2.06%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.06%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.06%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.06%) Qualys
8 2 (2.06%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.06%) Sun
8 2 (2.06%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.03%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (1.03%) Talend
9 1 (1.03%) Verint
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