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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 70 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 1.36% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.83% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.77 - £32.04
Technical Architecture
West Midlands

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
607 547 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.22% 74.12% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 349 321
Median daily rate £380 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Sybase
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
1 4 (80.00%) Servlets
1 4 (80.00%) Struts
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) BEA
1 4 (80.00%) Vitria
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture

Technical Architecture
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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Lead Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Servlets
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Struts
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (80.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) BEA
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Pega
1 4 (80.00%) Sybase
1 4 (80.00%) Vitria
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Sun