The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Lead Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Software Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank - 124 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Software Architect 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.039% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.041% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2261 2454 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.93% 94.75% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1384 1162
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 116 77 170
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 £41.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Lead Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Lead Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Software 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 Lead Software Architect across the West Midlands region.

Lead Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Lead Software Architect Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Lead Software 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 Lead Software Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

Lead Software 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA