The table below looks at the statistics for Enterprise Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 56 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £33.68 £57.50
% change year-on-year
-32.62% -41.43%
Enterprise Architecture
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 438 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.41% 66.36% 65.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 289 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 8
Average hourly rate £21.50 £175.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.71% +677.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £112.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Enterprise Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Enterprise Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the Birmingham region.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Enterprise Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Enterprise Architecture also 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 that cited Enterprise Architecture.

1 8 (53.33%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (40.00%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) TRIRIGA
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) Middleware
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Legal
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) ATM
7 1 (6.67%) VoIP
7 1 (6.67%) Informix
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (6.67%) MySQL
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Enterprise Architecture also 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 that cited Enterprise Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CICS
1 1 (6.67%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) ATM
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Informix
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Technical Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Chief Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Chief Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) EJB
3 1 (6.67%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (40.00%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Sybase
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) CA