The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Enterprise Architecture
Rank 55 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.26% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 0.74% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £280 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -44.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £256 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £456 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £453 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.86% -4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £75.00 £75.00
% change year-on-year
-69.74% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
487 408 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.21% 67.11% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 236 251
Average daily rate £351 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £261 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +1150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £84.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Enterprise Architecture
West Midlands

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 28 July 2014.

Enterprise Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
2 6 (54.55%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (18.18%) Legal
5 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (9.09%) Network Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) UML
1 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
2 5 (45.45%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Network Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco