The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 50 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 13 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.75% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £331 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £430
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.04 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.56% -
Technical Architecture
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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
493 449 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.35% 66.52% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 302 248
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £175.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (22.22%) QA
4 4 (22.22%) Silverlight
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) System Testing
4 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 4 (22.22%) TRIRIGA
4 4 (22.22%) iPad
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 2 (11.11%) JIRA
6 2 (11.11%) Android
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.11%) Sencha
6 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.56%) CICS
2 1 (5.56%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (22.22%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 7 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (22.22%) CRM Architect
4 4 (22.22%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Integration Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Chief Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Chief Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Service Design Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Service Transition Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Silverlight
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
2 2 (11.11%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) EJB
3 1 (5.56%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) System Testing
4 4 (22.22%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Android Development
6 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Sencha
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase
2 1 (5.56%) CA
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