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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 63 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.84% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.87% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Median daily rate £575 £700 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.90%
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
729 690 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.30% 96.50% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 423 411
Median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 43
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 30 September 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Product Management
2 5 (55.56%) Customer Insight
3 3 (33.33%) Service Design
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Domino
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) Lotus
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (11.11%) Google

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 (11.11%) IBM Connections
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Domino
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Customer Insight
1 5 (55.56%) Product Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) vCloud
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) VMware