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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank - - 59
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £60.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-47.60% +69.01%
Software Architecture
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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
532 513 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.79% 68.40% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 299 296
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -87.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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