The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.97 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-4.69% -30.05%
Software 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
600 535 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.33% 73.79% 73.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 341 324
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.64 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham