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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 19 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 49 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.81% 7.24% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 8.00% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 20
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £66.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +83.33%
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
693 650 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.25% 90.53% 91.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 379 326
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.68 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 28 (23.93%) TOGAF
2 25 (21.37%) Finance
3 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
4 20 (17.09%) Relational Database
5 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
6 15 (12.82%) .NET
6 15 (12.82%) ITIL
6 15 (12.82%) CRM
6 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
6 15 (12.82%) Migration
7 14 (11.97%) E-Commerce
8 13 (11.11%) Middleware
9 12 (10.26%) Information Security
9 12 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (10.26%) SQL
10 11 (9.40%) WAN
10 11 (9.40%) LAN
10 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.55%) Asset Management
11 10 (8.55%) Network Design
11 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
11 10 (8.55%) Oracle
11 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
11 10 (8.55%) Web Services
12 9 (7.69%) Java
12 9 (7.69%) Banking
12 9 (7.69%) Data Migration
13 8 (6.84%) Cloud Computing

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.42%) Lync
3 4 (3.42%) Node.js
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) SAS
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.85%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.71%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.27%) SaaS
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.42%) Office 365
4 3 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) LAN
1 11 (9.40%) WAN
2 3 (2.56%) DNS
2 3 (2.56%) SAN
3 2 (1.71%) MPLS
3 2 (1.71%) VoIP
3 2 (1.71%) Network Security
3 2 (1.71%) Firewall
3 2 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.85%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.85%) Skype
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) H.323
4 1 (0.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) Relational Database
2 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.42%) MySQL
6 3 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.71%) Big Data
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.71%) DataStage
7 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (21.37%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Law
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
4 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.82%) .NET
2 13 (11.11%) Middleware
3 10 (8.55%) Web Services
4 7 (5.98%) SOAP
5 4 (3.42%) REST
6 2 (1.71%) RESTful
6 2 (1.71%) MDX
6 2 (1.71%) XML
7 1 (0.85%) XSD
7 1 (0.85%) XSL
7 1 (0.85%) JMS
7 1 (0.85%) WSDL
7 1 (0.85%) J2EE
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.85%) JDBC
7 1 (0.85%) JSP
7 1 (0.85%) Servlets
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.85%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.98%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.27%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.42%) Clustering
5 3 (2.56%) DataPower
5 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.71%) PKI
6 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.85%) Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Windows
2 4 (3.42%) Linux
3 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.93%) TOGAF
2 15 (12.82%) Migration
2 15 (12.82%) ITIL
2 15 (12.82%) CRM
2 15 (12.82%) Data Modelling
3 14 (11.97%) E-Commerce
4 12 (10.26%) Information Security
5 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (8.55%) Network Design
6 10 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.55%) Asset Management
7 9 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 8 (6.84%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.84%) ETL
8 8 (6.84%) Project Management
9 7 (5.98%) Validation
9 7 (5.98%) Data Architecture
9 7 (5.98%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (5.13%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.26%) SQL
2 9 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.71%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.56%) CISA
3 3 (2.56%) CISM
3 3 (2.56%) CCNP
3 3 (2.56%) CISSP
3 3 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.85%) CCIP
5 1 (0.85%) CGEIT
5 1 (0.85%) CRISC
5 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) COBIT
2 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.85%) XenApp
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
4 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.85%) vMotion
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle
3 8 (6.84%) IBM
4 5 (4.27%) Cisco
4 5 (4.27%) VMware
5 4 (3.42%) Akamai
5 4 (3.42%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.56%) Juniper
7 2 (1.71%) SAP
7 2 (1.71%) F5
7 2 (1.71%) Talend
7 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.71%) Pega
8 1 (0.85%) Vitria
8 1 (0.85%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.85%) Verint
8 1 (0.85%) BEA
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix
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Lawrence Harvey
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Posted: 13 days ago