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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 19 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 50 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.75% 3.65% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.35% 3.97% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 12
Average daily rate
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£490 £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.10% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -19.54%
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
680 604 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.77% 91.93% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 377 349
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £32.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 (25.29%) SOA
2 16 (18.39%) Oracle
3 14 (16.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (16.09%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (14.94%) CRM
4 13 (14.94%) TOGAF
4 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
5 12 (13.79%) MVC
6 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.64%) Finance
6 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
7 10 (11.49%) Java
7 10 (11.49%) SAP
7 10 (11.49%) XML
7 10 (11.49%) OOP
7 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.34%) .NET
8 9 (10.34%) Middleware
8 9 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (10.34%) Apple iOS
9 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
10 6 (6.90%) UML
10 6 (6.90%) IBM
10 6 (6.90%) Project Management
10 6 (6.90%) Business Transformation
10 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (5.75%) HTML
11 5 (5.75%) SOAP
11 5 (5.75%) ITIL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.15%) FileNet
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.15%) TPMS
3 1 (1.15%) Node.js
3 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.15%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.60%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) WAN
2 3 (3.45%) LAN
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) Wireless
3 2 (2.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.15%) VoIP
4 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) OSPF
4 1 (1.15%) BGP
4 1 (1.15%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.30%) Big Data
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) DB2
4 1 (1.15%) Informix
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.30%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) Ant
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Legal
3 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) XML
2 9 (10.34%) Middleware
2 9 (10.34%) .NET
3 5 (5.75%) HTML
3 5 (5.75%) SOAP
3 5 (5.75%) Cocoa
3 5 (5.75%) REST
3 5 (5.75%) PhoneGap
3 5 (5.75%) Cocoa Touch
3 5 (5.75%) HTML5
4 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.60%) JSON
4 4 (4.60%) jQuery
4 4 (4.60%) XSD
4 4 (4.60%) WSDL
4 4 (4.60%) CSS
5 3 (3.45%) J2EE
5 3 (3.45%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.30%) WCF
6 2 (2.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.60%) Kindle
2 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) iPad
4 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.15%) IVR
5 1 (1.15%) FMCG
5 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.60%) Android
2 4 (4.60%) UNIX
3 3 (3.45%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) SOA
2 14 (16.09%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (16.09%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (14.94%) CRM
3 13 (14.94%) TOGAF
4 12 (13.79%) MVC
5 10 (11.49%) OOP
5 10 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.20%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.90%) Business Transformation
7 6 (6.90%) UML
7 6 (6.90%) Project Management
8 5 (5.75%) OO
8 5 (5.75%) ITIL
8 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.75%) ERP
8 5 (5.75%) Migration
8 5 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.75%) Analytics
8 5 (5.75%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) Java
2 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.75%) Objective-C
4 4 (4.60%) SQL
5 3 (3.45%) C#
6 1 (1.15%) VB6
6 1 (1.15%) Ruby
6 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) CCIE
3 2 (2.30%) CCSP
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.15%) MCTS
4 1 (1.15%) Degree
4 1 (1.15%) MCP
4 1 (1.15%) MCAD
4 1 (1.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) Oracle
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.49%) SAP
4 6 (6.90%) IBM
5 4 (4.60%) Juniper
5 4 (4.60%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.60%) Sencha
6 3 (3.45%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) Citrix
7 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.30%) F5
7 2 (2.30%) VMware
8 1 (1.15%) Pega
8 1 (1.15%) Facebook
8 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.15%) Remedy
8 1 (1.15%) BEA
8 1 (1.15%) BMC
8 1 (1.15%) CA
8 1 (1.15%) HP
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