The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had IT Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 122 123 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.077% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.081% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £395 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% +4.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £63.00 -

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
2252 2455 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.87% 94.75% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1385 1144
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
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 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 77 168
Median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

IT Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT 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 IT Architect across the West Midlands region.

IT Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IT Architect Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT 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 IT Architect in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
1 2 (40.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) CRUD
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture

IT 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
1 2 (40.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) CRUD
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality