The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 15 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 193 221 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.19% 9.11% 7.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.72% 9.65% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 108 81
Median daily rate £514 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £638 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £31.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.50 £36.13
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +53.63%

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 Midlands 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 Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2214 2289 1987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.93% 94.31% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1242 1140
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £511 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 100 167
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.30 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Architect Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 66 £513 +2.50% 10
Warwickshire -11 24 £575 +15.00% 2
Coventry -16 24 £508 +1.50% 3
Solihull -7 17 £494 +12.85% 2
Shropshire -1 16 £575 +16.75%
Staffordshire +9 8 £550 +25.71% 1
Wolverhampton +9 5 £450 +28.57%
Sutton Coldfield +7 2 £675 +35.00% 1
Worcestershire +2 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £500 -
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 95 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 82 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (14.53%) Finance
4 67 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 62 (13.25%) Migration
6 53 (11.32%) IBM
7 52 (11.11%) SAP
8 51 (10.90%) CRM
8 51 (10.90%) Manufacturing
9 49 (10.47%) Security Cleared
10 46 (9.83%) SC Cleared
11 41 (8.76%) TOGAF
12 40 (8.55%) ITIL
12 40 (8.55%) Oracle
13 39 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
14 38 (8.12%) Linux
14 38 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (7.91%) Windows
15 37 (7.91%) Data Centre
16 36 (7.69%) SharePoint
16 36 (7.69%) Telecoms
17 34 (7.26%) Java
17 34 (7.26%) Data Modelling
18 33 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (7.05%) SQL
18 33 (7.05%) Presales
19 32 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (6.62%) LAN
20 31 (6.62%) WAN
21 30 (6.41%) Retail

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 36 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.50%) Documentum
6 6 (1.28%) Confluence
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.85%) Apache
8 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.64%) IIS
9 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle BPEL
9 3 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.43%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.43%) SAS
10 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.85%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.43%) MS Project
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (4.27%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 6 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.07%) SAP APO
5 5 (1.07%) SAP ERP
5 5 (1.07%) SAP FI
5 5 (1.07%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.85%) SAP FSCM
7 3 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.64%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.64%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.64%) SAP MII
8 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.43%) SAP GTS
8 2 (0.43%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.21%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (14.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.70%) Office 365
4 13 (2.78%) IaaS
5 9 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.50%) PaaS
6 7 (1.50%) SaaS
6 7 (1.50%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.64%) Boomi
9 3 (0.64%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.62%) LAN
1 31 (6.62%) WAN
2 18 (3.85%) Network Security
3 15 (3.21%) VoIP
4 12 (2.56%) Firewall
5 11 (2.35%) SAN
6 10 (2.14%) MPLS
6 10 (2.14%) VPN
7 9 (1.92%) LDAP
8 8 (1.71%) VLAN
9 7 (1.50%) DNS
9 7 (1.50%) SSL
10 6 (1.28%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.28%) FCAPS
10 6 (1.28%) Internet
10 6 (1.28%) IPv4
10 6 (1.28%) Unified Communications
10 6 (1.28%) WLAN
11 5 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.63%) BusinessObjects
1 17 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.42%) Hadoop
2 16 (3.42%) MongoDB
3 14 (2.99%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
5 11 (2.35%) Big Data
5 11 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.14%) Oracle OWB
7 9 (1.92%) MySQL
8 8 (1.71%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.50%) SAP HANA
10 6 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.07%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.07%) HBase
12 4 (0.85%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.14%) ClearQuest
2 8 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.71%) Maven
3 7 (1.50%) ClearCase
4 6 (1.28%) JIRA
4 6 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.85%) CA Gen
5 4 (0.85%) ERwin
5 4 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.64%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.64%) Selenium
6 3 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.43%) Ant
7 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.43%) Gradle
7 2 (0.43%) JUnit
7 2 (0.43%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 68 (14.53%) Finance
2 51 (10.90%) Manufacturing
3 36 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 30 (6.41%) Retail
5 17 (3.63%) Automotive
6 12 (2.56%) Marketing
7 10 (2.14%) Advertising
8 8 (1.71%) Banking
9 7 (1.50%) Electronics
10 4 (0.85%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.85%) Local Government
11 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.91%) Web Services
2 16 (3.42%) REST
3 15 (3.21%) .NET
4 13 (2.78%) JSON
4 13 (2.78%) Spring
5 9 (1.92%) CSS
5 9 (1.92%) J2EE
6 7 (1.50%) HTML
6 7 (1.50%) SAML
6 7 (1.50%) SOAP
7 6 (1.28%) HTML5
7 6 (1.28%) JDBC
7 6 (1.28%) ODBC
7 6 (1.28%) Spring Boot
8 5 (1.07%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.07%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.07%) CSS3
8 5 (1.07%) Django
8 5 (1.07%) Play Framework
8 5 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.91%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.27%) Public Cloud
4 13 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 9 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.71%) User Experience
7 7 (1.50%) CMDB
7 7 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.50%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.07%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.07%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.85%) Wiki
11 3 (0.64%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.12%) Linux
2 37 (7.91%) Windows
3 19 (4.06%) Unix
4 9 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.28%) Solaris
5 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.07%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.64%) AIX
7 3 (0.64%) SUSE
7 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (13.25%) Migration
3 51 (10.90%) CRM
4 41 (8.76%) TOGAF
5 40 (8.55%) ITIL
6 38 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (7.26%) Data Modelling
8 33 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (7.05%) Presales
9 27 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 26 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 26 (5.56%) Waterfall
11 25 (5.34%) Data Management
12 23 (4.91%) Customer Engagement
12 23 (4.91%) Open Source
13 22 (4.70%) Business Development
14 21 (4.49%) Workflow
15 20 (4.27%) SOA
16 19 (4.06%) Analytics
16 19 (4.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.26%) Java
2 33 (7.05%) SQL
3 12 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.35%) C#
5 10 (2.14%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.28%) Perl
7 5 (1.07%) ABAP
7 5 (1.07%) C
7 5 (1.07%) PHP
7 5 (1.07%) Ruby
7 5 (1.07%) Scala
8 4 (0.85%) Python
8 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.64%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 46 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.56%) Degree
4 5 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.85%) CISSP
6 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.43%) CITP
7 2 (0.43%) MCITP
8 1 (0.21%) CCA
8 1 (0.21%) CCIE
8 1 (0.21%) CCNA
8 1 (0.21%) CISA
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.21%) CISM
8 1 (0.21%) CISMP
8 1 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.21%) ISEB
8 1 (0.21%) MCSA
8 1 (0.21%) MCSE
8 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.07%) SLA
3 3 (0.64%) QA
4 2 (0.43%) Basel II
4 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) P3O
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.07%) Docker
6 5 (1.07%) SRDF
6 5 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.43%) vCloud
7 2 (0.43%) vSphere
7 2 (0.43%) XenApp
7 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.35%) Puppet
2 7 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.85%) Nagios
3 4 (0.85%) SCCM
4 2 (0.43%) Grafana
4 2 (0.43%) Graphite
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.43%) QRadar
4 2 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.21%) Oozie
5 1 (0.21%) Opsview
Vendors
1 95 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.32%) IBM
3 52 (11.11%) SAP
4 40 (8.55%) Oracle
5 29 (6.20%) VMware
6 26 (5.56%) Cisco
7 21 (4.49%) BT
8 18 (3.85%) EMC
8 18 (3.85%) Pega
9 17 (3.63%) ServiceNow
10 15 (3.21%) TOWER Software
11 14 (2.99%) Capita
12 13 (2.78%) Dell
13 12 (2.56%) Brocade
13 12 (2.56%) HP
13 12 (2.56%) Informatica
14 9 (1.92%) Google
14 9 (1.92%) Juniper
14 9 (1.92%) Teradata
15 7 (1.50%) hybris
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