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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 13 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 195 273 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.06% 10.71% 8.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.59% 11.26% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 139 86
Median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £610 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £31.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £52.63 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +6.31%

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
2269 2425 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.84% 95.17% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1365 1190
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 72 167
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.85 £25.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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 +8 76 £513 +2.50% 18
Coventry +2 31 £521 +4.15% 6
Warwickshire -10 28 £513 +2.50% 1
Solihull -6 14 £550 -15.38% 1
Staffordshire -3 6 - -
Shropshire -11 6 £500 -1.96% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £675 -
Walsall - 2 £378 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £500 -
Smethwick - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £700 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 102 (22.42%) Microsoft
2 87 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (14.29%) Finance
5 51 (11.21%) Migration
5 51 (11.21%) CRM
6 50 (10.99%) Security Cleared
7 46 (10.11%) SC Cleared
7 46 (10.11%) Manufacturing
8 45 (9.89%) SharePoint
9 44 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
10 42 (9.23%) ITIL
10 42 (9.23%) Windows
10 42 (9.23%) IBM
10 42 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
11 39 (8.57%) Data Modelling
11 39 (8.57%) Telecoms
11 39 (8.57%) TOGAF
12 38 (8.35%) Oracle
13 36 (7.91%) SAP
14 35 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
15 34 (7.47%) Linux
15 34 (7.47%) Presales
16 32 (7.03%) Data Centre
17 31 (6.81%) SQL
18 29 (6.37%) Web Services
19 28 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
19 28 (6.15%) Office 365
19 28 (6.15%) Analytical Skills

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 45 (9.89%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.20%) OpenStack
4 8 (1.76%) Confluence
5 7 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.10%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.88%) Apache
8 4 (0.88%) Documentum
9 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.66%) IIS
9 3 (0.66%) SAS
9 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) MS Project
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (4.84%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (1.10%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.88%) SAP FSCM
4 4 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.66%) SAP APO
5 3 (0.66%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.66%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.44%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.44%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.44%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 87 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (6.15%) Office 365
4 15 (3.30%) IaaS
5 14 (3.08%) SaaS
6 8 (1.76%) PaaS
7 7 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.66%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.44%) Yammer
11 1 (0.22%) Boomi
11 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.49%) Network Security
2 22 (4.84%) WAN
3 21 (4.62%) LAN
4 15 (3.30%) Firewall
5 11 (2.42%) SAN
5 11 (2.42%) VoIP
6 9 (1.98%) LDAP
7 8 (1.76%) SSL
8 6 (1.32%) Internet
8 6 (1.32%) MPLS
8 6 (1.32%) Skype
8 6 (1.32%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.32%) VPN
9 5 (1.10%) DNS
10 4 (0.88%) VLAN
10 4 (0.88%) Wireless
11 3 (0.66%) DHCP
11 3 (0.66%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.66%) FCAPS
11 3 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.96%) NoSQL
1 18 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (3.74%) MongoDB
3 15 (3.30%) Hadoop
3 15 (3.30%) MySQL
3 15 (3.30%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.98%) Big Data
7 9 (1.98%) SAP HANA
8 7 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 5 (1.10%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.10%) HBase
10 5 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (1.10%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (1.76%) JIRA
2 6 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.88%) ERwin
3 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.44%) CA Gen
5 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.44%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.44%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) Gradle
6 1 (0.22%) JMeter
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 65 (14.29%) Finance
2 46 (10.11%) Manufacturing
3 39 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.49%) Retail
5 16 (3.52%) Automotive
6 12 (2.64%) Marketing
7 10 (2.20%) Advertising
8 9 (1.98%) Banking
9 7 (1.54%) Electronics
10 4 (0.88%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.66%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.37%) Web Services
2 18 (3.96%) REST
3 17 (3.74%) CSS
4 15 (3.30%) HTML
4 15 (3.30%) JSON
5 14 (3.08%) .NET
6 12 (2.64%) HTML5
7 11 (2.42%) CSS3
7 11 (2.42%) Django
7 11 (2.42%) Play Framework
8 10 (2.20%) Ajax
8 10 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (1.32%) JDBC
9 6 (1.32%) ODBC
9 6 (1.32%) SAML
10 5 (1.10%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.10%) J2EE
10 5 (1.10%) Middleware
10 5 (1.10%) SOAP
10 5 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.03%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.05%) Public Cloud
4 17 (3.74%) User Experience
5 9 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.10%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.10%) Symmetrix DMX
9 4 (0.88%) CMDB
9 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.88%) SCADA
9 4 (0.88%) Wiki
10 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.66%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.23%) Windows
2 34 (7.47%) Linux
3 18 (3.96%) Unix
4 8 (1.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.32%) CentOS
5 6 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.10%) Solaris
7 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.66%) AIX
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.44%) SUSE
9 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (11.21%) CRM
2 51 (11.21%) Migration
3 42 (9.23%) ITIL
4 39 (8.57%) Data Modelling
4 39 (8.57%) TOGAF
5 35 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 34 (7.47%) Presales
7 28 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (5.49%) Business Development
9 23 (5.05%) SOA
10 20 (4.40%) Analytics
10 20 (4.40%) Customer Requirements
10 20 (4.40%) Data Management
11 19 (4.18%) Open Source
11 19 (4.18%) Technical Architecture
11 19 (4.18%) Workflow
12 17 (3.74%) Data Architecture
13 16 (3.52%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.81%) SQL
2 24 (5.27%) Java
3 17 (3.74%) Ruby
4 13 (2.86%) C#
4 13 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.42%) Scala
6 10 (2.20%) Python
7 8 (1.76%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.32%) PHP
9 4 (0.88%) ABAP
9 4 (0.88%) Perl
10 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.44%) C
11 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 46 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.40%) Degree
4 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.88%) CISSP
7 2 (0.44%) CISA
7 2 (0.44%) CISM
7 2 (0.44%) ISEB
7 2 (0.44%) MCITP
8 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.22%) CCIE
8 1 (0.22%) CCNA
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.22%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.10%) SLA
3 3 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.44%) Basel II
4 2 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) P3O
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (1.76%) VMware ESX
5 7 (1.54%) Docker
6 5 (1.10%) SRDF
7 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.44%) vCloud
7 2 (0.44%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.22%) XenApp
8 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (2.20%) Puppet
2 6 (1.32%) Ansible
2 6 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.32%) Terraform
3 4 (0.88%) Nagios
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.22%) Oozie
5 1 (0.22%) Opsview
5 1 (0.22%) QRadar
5 1 (0.22%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 102 (22.42%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.23%) IBM
3 38 (8.35%) Oracle
4 36 (7.91%) SAP
5 26 (5.71%) Cisco
6 20 (4.40%) VMware
7 19 (4.18%) BT
8 15 (3.30%) EMC
9 14 (3.08%) Pega
9 14 (3.08%) ServiceNow
10 12 (2.64%) Dell
10 12 (2.64%) HP
10 12 (2.64%) TOWER Software
11 11 (2.42%) Capita
12 10 (2.20%) Google
12 10 (2.20%) Informatica
13 9 (1.98%) Brocade
13 9 (1.98%) Teradata
14 7 (1.54%) NetApp
15 6 (1.32%) Juniper
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £496.15 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £470.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contingency Team
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contingency Team
Posted: 11 days ago