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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 15 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.25% 6.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 7.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £470
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -19.54%
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
76 110 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 95.00% 92.44% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 16
Average daily rate £340 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +129.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.57% -

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
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 28 April 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
4 2 (18.18%) SAP Portal
4 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) ABAP
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (9.09%) EDI
5 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (9.09%) EAI
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) SCOM
5 1 (9.09%) TIBCO iProcess
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) ETL

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (18.18%) SAP Portal
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
2 1 (9.09%) EDI
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) VMS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Mapping
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) ABAP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO