The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 0.48% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £478 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £550 £565
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
587 584 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.39% 92.85% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 364 326
Median daily rate £375 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Senior Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Content Management
1 3 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Content Management
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree