The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Architect
Rank 105 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Architect 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.19% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.21% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
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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
2310 1907 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.12% 91.82% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 990 1053
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 134 141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.71 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £35.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Business Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business 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 Business Architect across the West Midlands region.

Business Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Business Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Architect
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 1 £425 -
Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Business Architect
England

Business Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Business 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 Business Architect in their job title.

1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) BPMN
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) COBIT
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) ABAP
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) .NET

Business Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Business 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 Business Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) BPMN
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Product Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) ABAP
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects