The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Bromwich 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 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 1 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 58.33% - 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 58.33% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £325
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 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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 West Bromwich 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
West Bromwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
12 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Bromwich 100.00% 91.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Bromwich

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Bromwich

Architect
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Bromwich 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) SSDT
2 5 (71.43%) NHS
2 5 (71.43%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) SLA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Bromwich 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SSDT
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
2 5 (71.43%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft