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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 65 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £590 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £431 £406
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.44 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+19.27% -47.60%
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
581 551 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.75% 76.32% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 351 320
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.59 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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

Software Architecture
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization

Software Architecture
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft