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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 14 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 69 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.44% 6.25% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.02% 6.91% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 8
Average daily rate
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£467 £494 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £441 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £620 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.50%
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
765 593 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.52% 90.40% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 349 211
Average daily rate £358 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 19
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.50 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £31.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 29 (24.58%) SQL Server
3 23 (19.49%) .NET
4 22 (18.64%) CRM
5 21 (17.80%) Windows
6 19 (16.10%) Active Directory
6 19 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (16.10%) TOGAF
6 19 (16.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (16.10%) Relational Database
7 18 (15.25%) Finance
8 17 (14.41%) SharePoint
9 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
10 14 (11.86%) SQL
11 13 (11.02%) Migration
11 13 (11.02%) Middleware
11 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (9.32%) Web Services
13 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
14 10 (8.47%) Oracle
14 10 (8.47%) LAN
14 10 (8.47%) WAN
14 10 (8.47%) Asset Management
14 10 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (7.63%) Banking
15 9 (7.63%) Retail

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (14.41%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.39%) Node.js
4 4 (3.39%) Lync
5 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) SAS
6 1 (0.85%) Documentum
6 1 (0.85%) Mule
6 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.85%) PegaRULES
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Portal
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (16.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (7.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.54%) SaaS
4 3 (2.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.47%) LAN
1 10 (8.47%) WAN
2 4 (3.39%) SAN
3 2 (1.69%) MPLS
3 2 (1.69%) DNS
3 2 (1.69%) VoIP
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.85%) H.323
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.10%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.39%) MySQL
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.85%) DataStage
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Banking
2 9 (7.63%) Retail
3 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.49%) .NET
2 13 (11.02%) Middleware
3 11 (9.32%) Web Services
4 7 (5.93%) SOAP
5 4 (3.39%) REST
6 2 (1.69%) RESTful
6 2 (1.69%) MDX
6 2 (1.69%) XML
6 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.69%) J2EE
7 1 (0.85%) Struts
7 1 (0.85%) JDBC
7 1 (0.85%) JSP
7 1 (0.85%) Servlets
7 1 (0.85%) XSD
7 1 (0.85%) XSL
7 1 (0.85%) J2ME
7 1 (0.85%) JMS
7 1 (0.85%) WSDL
7 1 (0.85%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Replication
2 7 (5.93%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.24%) Clustering
3 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.39%) NHS
4 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.69%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Windows
2 7 (5.93%) Linux
3 4 (3.39%) UNIX
4 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.69%) Android
5 2 (1.69%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.64%) CRM
2 19 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (16.10%) TOGAF
3 15 (12.71%) E-Commerce
4 13 (11.02%) Migration
5 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.47%) Asset Management
7 9 (7.63%) Network Design
7 9 (7.63%) Data Migration
8 8 (6.78%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
9 7 (5.93%) ETL
9 7 (5.93%) Validation
9 7 (5.93%) Information Security
9 7 (5.93%) Open Source
10 6 (5.08%) Scrum
10 6 (5.08%) SOA
11 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (4.24%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.86%) SQL
2 8 (6.78%) Java
3 2 (1.69%) C#
3 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.85%) VC++
4 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.54%) CCNP
4 1 (0.85%) CCIP
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (16.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) EdgeSight
1 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (1.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.47%) Oracle
3 7 (5.93%) IBM
4 6 (5.08%) Citrix
5 4 (3.39%) Akamai
5 4 (3.39%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.39%) Cisco
6 3 (2.54%) SAP
6 3 (2.54%) AppSense
6 3 (2.54%) VMware
6 3 (2.54%) Pega
6 3 (2.54%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.69%) Talend
7 2 (1.69%) Juniper
8 1 (0.85%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.85%) BEA
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) EMC
8 1 (0.85%) Informatica
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