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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 53 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £523 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.30% +22.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -
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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
405 386 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.73% 67.60% 63.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 243 136
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.18 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £38.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015, 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 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) iPad
2 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (26.67%) QA
2 4 (26.67%) Silverlight
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) System Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Ajax
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) Ant
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
2 1 (6.67%) TPMS
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) ATM
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) QualityStage
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Ant
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (26.67%) CRM Architect
3 4 (26.67%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Chief Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Chief Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Silverlight
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) PhoneGap
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (6.67%) JavaBeans
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) iPad
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (6.67%) Blog
3 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.67%) DataPower
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) System Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PHP5
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Sencha
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Netezza
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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