The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Architect
Rank - 104 107
Contract jobs requiring an IT Architect 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.051% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.056% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £515 £500 £415
% change year-on-year
+2.90% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2183 1796 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.81% 91.31% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 859 992
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 £213 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 131 138
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.65 £10.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.80 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
IT Architect
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IT Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
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 IT Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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.

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Rank Change
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Architect
England

IT Architect
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Casewise
1 1 (50.00%) Casewise Modeler
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) SSADM
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) SSADM
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Casewise
1 1 (50.00%) SAP