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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 52 51 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.69% 8.57% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.19% 9.27% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 6
Average daily rate £500 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £385 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £49.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +10.92%
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
635 550 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.93% 92.44% 87.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 334 279
Average daily rate £363 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £22.70 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 23 (24.21%) SOA
3 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
3 21 (22.11%) CRM
3 21 (22.11%) TOGAF
4 20 (21.05%) Oracle
5 19 (20.00%) Java
6 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
7 17 (17.89%) ERP
8 16 (16.84%) SQL
8 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (16.84%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling
9 14 (14.74%) .NET
9 14 (14.74%) Windows
10 12 (12.63%) Service Management
10 12 (12.63%) ITIL
10 12 (12.63%) SAP
10 12 (12.63%) REST
11 11 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (11.58%) Zachman Framework
12 10 (10.53%) SOAP
12 10 (10.53%) Web Services
12 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (10.53%) IaaS
12 10 (10.53%) SaaS
12 10 (10.53%) PaaS
13 9 (9.47%) Degree
13 9 (9.47%) Analytics

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.42%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (8.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.32%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.26%) Captiva
4 5 (5.26%) Documentum
4 5 (5.26%) JBoss
4 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.11%) CMS
6 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.11%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.05%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.05%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.53%) IaaS
1 10 (10.53%) PaaS
1 10 (10.53%) SaaS
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.11%) Office 365
5 1 (1.05%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) SAN
2 2 (2.11%) Internet
2 2 (2.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.05%) DWDM
3 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.05%) Firewall
3 1 (1.05%) FTP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.05%) ICMP
3 1 (1.05%) IKE
3 1 (1.05%) IPv4
3 1 (1.05%) LAN
3 1 (1.05%) Network Security
3 1 (1.05%) Skype
3 1 (1.05%) SNMP
3 1 (1.05%) SSH
3 1 (1.05%) Telnet
3 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.42%) DTS
4 8 (8.42%) Informix
4 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 8 (8.42%) QlikView
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Billing
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) .NET
2 12 (12.63%) REST
3 10 (10.53%) SOAP
3 10 (10.53%) Web Services
4 8 (8.42%) EDI
4 8 (8.42%) HTML
4 8 (8.42%) HTML5
4 8 (8.42%) XML
5 3 (3.16%) WCF
6 2 (2.11%) SAP MI
7 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.05%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.05%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.05%) J2EE
7 1 (1.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Social Media
2 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.05%) DataPower
5 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) IVR
5 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Unix
3 5 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) SOA
2 21 (22.11%) CRM
2 21 (22.11%) TOGAF
3 17 (17.89%) ERP
4 16 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling
6 12 (12.63%) ITIL
6 12 (12.63%) Service Management
7 11 (11.58%) Zachman Framework
8 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.47%) Analytics
9 9 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (9.47%) Process Improvement
9 9 (9.47%) Process Management
10 8 (8.42%) EAI
10 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (7.37%) Software Architecture
12 6 (6.32%) Project Management
12 6 (6.32%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) Java
2 16 (16.84%) SQL
3 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.42%) T-SQL
3 8 (8.42%) VB
3 8 (8.42%) XPath
4 3 (3.16%) C#
5 2 (2.11%) ABAP
6 1 (1.05%) C
6 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) CISSP
3 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) SANS
5 1 (1.05%) CCNA
5 1 (1.05%) CCNP
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.05%) CISM
5 1 (1.05%) CLAS
5 1 (1.05%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.05%) GIAC
5 1 (1.05%) MBA
5 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.05%) OCA
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) COBIT
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.05%) SCOM
1 1 (1.05%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.05%) Oracle
3 12 (12.63%) SAP
4 8 (8.42%) EMC
4 8 (8.42%) VMware
5 6 (6.32%) Cisco
6 5 (5.26%) Pega
7 2 (2.11%) IBM
7 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.11%) Syclo
8 1 (1.05%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.05%) ATG
8 1 (1.05%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (1.05%) Demandware
8 1 (1.05%) HP
8 1 (1.05%) hybris
8 1 (1.05%) Sage
8 1 (1.05%) SevOne
8 1 (1.05%) Talend
8 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
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