The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 10 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.50% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.53% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Median daily rate £600 £500 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £553 £590
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -6.35%
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
2250 2276 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.98% 94.44% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1234 1159
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £501 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 102 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 4 £550 +15.18%
Shropshire +15 2 £600 -
Coventry - 2 £625 -
Warwickshire - 1 £650 -
Senior Architect
England

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Content Management
1 3 (18.75%) Information Management
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Pega
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Design
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) CA Gen
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Content Management
1 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
1 3 (18.75%) Information Management
1 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Design
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Security
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) RUP
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Pega
2 1 (6.25%) Informatica
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) webMethods