The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solution Architect
Rank 46 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 13 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.01% 1.46% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year
-26.55% -
Solutions 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
591 551 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.34% 89.30% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 309 219
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 11 (39.29%) SOA
2 7 (25.00%) CRM
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.29%) iPad
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Retail
5 4 (14.29%) QA
5 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) System Testing
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Product Management
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (10.71%) User Experience
7 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (7.14%) PhoneGap
7 2 (7.14%) Android Development
7 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) Sencha
7 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 3G
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
1 1 (3.57%) 4G
1 1 (3.57%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Ant
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 2 (7.14%) PhoneGap
2 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML5
2 2 (7.14%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (7.14%) Ajax
2 2 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) iPad
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.71%) User Experience
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) IVR
5 1 (3.57%) PDA
5 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) SOA
2 7 (25.00%) CRM
2 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.29%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Product Management
6 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.14%) Android Development
6 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.14%) OOP
6 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) CAFM
7 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Sencha
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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