The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 33 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 19 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.20% 1.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 1.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-24.43% -7.36%
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
536 490 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.24% 86.42% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 291 200
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 44
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £20.00 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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 23 January 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (20.69%) CRM
6 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.69%) .NET
6 6 (20.69%) Replication
6 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (20.69%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 5 (17.24%) UNIX
8 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (13.79%) AIX
8 4 (13.79%) Linux
8 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) Business Transformation
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.34%) Office 365
9 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
9 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Retail
9 3 (10.34%) Firewall

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) TPMS
3 1 (3.45%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (20.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) ATM
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Informix
5 1 (3.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) EJB
2 1 (3.45%) JavaBeans
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Replication
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) UNIX
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.69%) CRM
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (13.79%) Business Transformation
4 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.45%) Business Development
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Scala
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) EdgeSight
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) AppSense
3 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.45%) F5
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) CA
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