The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior 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
Senior Architect
Rank 58 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.81% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £413 £501
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - £65.00
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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%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Architect in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) PhoneGap
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Sencha
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Android Development
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) FileNet
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) FileNet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) PhoneGap
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) JSON
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Android Development
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sencha