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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 20 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 43 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.65% 4.70% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.28% 5.26% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £530 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £650 £770
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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
591 551 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.34% 89.30% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 309 219
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 22 (24.72%) SOA
2 12 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (13.48%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (13.48%) Business Transformation
3 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.24%) Finance
4 9 (10.11%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (10.11%) XML
4 9 (10.11%) CRM
4 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
5 8 (8.99%) Middleware
5 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.99%) Retail
6 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.87%) Linux
6 7 (7.87%) UNIX
6 7 (7.87%) Windows
6 7 (7.87%) Oracle
6 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
6 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (7.87%) User Experience
7 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (6.74%) HTML
7 6 (6.74%) Java
7 6 (6.74%) AIX
7 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
7 6 (6.74%) IBM
7 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.74%) Active Directory

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (10.11%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.37%) Node.js
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) FileNet
5 1 (1.12%) CICS
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Drupal
5 1 (1.12%) SAP Portal
5 1 (1.12%) TPMS
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.25%) e-Work
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Office 365
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) WAN
2 4 (4.49%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) BGP
3 3 (3.37%) LAN
4 2 (2.25%) Network Security
4 2 (2.25%) VoIP
4 2 (2.25%) MPLS
5 1 (1.12%) Wireless
5 1 (1.12%) OSPF
5 1 (1.12%) ATM
5 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) 3G
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.12%) 4G
5 1 (1.12%) VoLTE
5 1 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.12%) Informix
4 1 (1.12%) DB2
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
1 2 (2.25%) Ant
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Retail
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Billing
6 1 (1.12%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Advertising
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) XML
2 8 (8.99%) Middleware
3 6 (6.74%) HTML
4 5 (5.62%) CSS
4 5 (5.62%) Web Services
4 5 (5.62%) .NET
4 5 (5.62%) jQuery
4 5 (5.62%) PhoneGap
4 5 (5.62%) HTML5
5 4 (4.49%) REST
5 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.49%) Silverlight
5 4 (4.49%) JSON
5 4 (4.49%) SOAP
5 4 (4.49%) XSD
5 4 (4.49%) WSDL
6 3 (3.37%) Ajax
7 2 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.12%) LAMP
8 1 (1.12%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) User Experience
3 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) iPad
4 4 (4.49%) Kindle
5 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) IVR
7 1 (1.12%) DTV
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.12%) Blog
7 1 (1.12%) PDA
7 1 (1.12%) Open Source
7 1 (1.12%) Social Media
7 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
1 7 (7.87%) UNIX
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.74%) AIX
3 5 (5.62%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) SOA
2 12 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (13.48%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (13.48%) Business Transformation
3 9 (10.11%) CRM
3 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
4 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.87%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (6.74%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.74%) MVC
7 5 (5.62%) EAI
8 4 (4.49%) Android Development
8 4 (4.49%) iOS Development
8 4 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.49%) System Testing
8 4 (4.49%) OOP
8 4 (4.49%) Migration
9 3 (3.37%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) Java
2 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.37%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) VC++
4 1 (1.12%) ABAP
4 1 (1.12%) PHP
4 1 (1.12%) PHP5
4 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.25%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.25%) CCIE
3 2 (2.25%) CCNP
3 2 (2.25%) CCIP
4 1 (1.12%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
1 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) IBM
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.62%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.49%) Sencha
4 4 (4.49%) SAP
4 4 (4.49%) Cisco
5 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.25%) F5
6 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.25%) Citrix
6 2 (2.25%) Metastorm
6 2 (2.25%) VMware
7 1 (1.12%) CA
7 1 (1.12%) Apple
7 1 (1.12%) Symantec
7 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.12%) Sybase
7 1 (1.12%) Syclo
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