The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 51 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.87% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.49% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £588 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% +46.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £449
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
475 408 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.54% 67.33% 70.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 233 250
Average daily rate £351 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.20 £16.48 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £178.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Technical Architecture
West Midlands

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
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 23 July 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Ant

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) PhoneGap
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Service Design Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Sencha
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