The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 110 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£513 £456 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -3.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £534 £450 £436
% change year-on-year
+18.61% +3.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £60.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
Senior Architect
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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
2356 1909 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.18% 91.73% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 991 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 £200 £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 175 134 141
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%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Architect across the West Midlands region.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Architect across the West Midlands region.

Senior Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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 +3 7 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £425 -
Coventry - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) PhoneGap
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Android Development
4 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (20.00%) Sencha
4 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Android
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) RIP
2 2 (13.33%) SNMP
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) OSPF
2 2 (13.33%) BGP
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) HSRP
3 1 (6.67%) DAB
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Ant
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) PhoneGap
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) SOA
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Android Development
2 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (20.00%) OOP
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) AOP
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Sencha
2 2 (13.33%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle