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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 65 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £675 £531 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £600 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
Senior 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
702 773 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.13% 93.81% 91.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 529 335
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 26
Median hourly rate £15.48 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) MBA
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (20.00%) ICMP
1 1 (20.00%) IKE
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) IPv4
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
1 1 (20.00%) Telnet
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MBA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP