The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 2 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 15.46% 3.15% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.23% 3.67% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -2.22%
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 Solihull 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
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
78 109 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 80.41% 85.83% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 15
Average daily rate £330 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -69.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Architect in their job title 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 with Architect in their job title.

1 7 (41.18%) SAP
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Informatica
5 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
5 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
5 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Netezza
5 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Splunk
5 3 (17.65%) Big Data
5 3 (17.65%) MarkLogic
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) SAP Portal
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (11.76%) EAI
6 2 (11.76%) ABAP
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) B2B
6 2 (11.76%) Star Schema

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Architect in their job title 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 with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Portal
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
1 3 (17.65%) Hadoop
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
1 3 (17.65%) MarkLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (11.76%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) EDI
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Data Conversion
2 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Data Migration
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
4 3 (17.65%) Information Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (11.76%) EAI
5 2 (11.76%) B2B
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) RUP
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Informatica
3 3 (17.65%) Netezza
3 3 (17.65%) Splunk
4 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) VMware