The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 63 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.30% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.32% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £545 £600 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% +29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £720 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £528 £500
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.70%
Technical 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
688 616 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.42% 92.91% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 395 400
Median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.72% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £31.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Birmingham region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Customer Insight
3 5 (41.67%) Product Management
4 3 (25.00%) Service Design
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Prototyping
6 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
6 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (8.33%) vSphere
6 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) iPad
6 1 (8.33%) IBM Connections
6 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (8.33%) F5
6 1 (8.33%) Splunk
6 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Data Quality

Technical Architect Skill Set
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 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Connections
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
1 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Customer Insight
2 5 (41.67%) Product Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) vCloud
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Lotus
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) VMware