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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 119 122 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 20 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 2
Median daily rate £488 £588 £482
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.02% +21.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £625 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50
Senior Architect
England

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
2692 2409 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.69% 94.73% 93.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1476 1137
Median daily rate £395 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 151 178
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.55 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire - 15 £488 -
Birmingham 0 1 £675 -3.57% 1
Coventry - 1 £550 -
Solihull - 1 £625 - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £550 -
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Software Architecture
3 19 (44.19%) Puppet
3 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
3 19 (44.19%) RabbitMQ
3 19 (44.19%) MongoDB
3 19 (44.19%) Spring
3 19 (44.19%) Maven
3 19 (44.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (44.19%) Java
3 19 (44.19%) Linux
3 19 (44.19%) Docker
3 19 (44.19%) Graphite
3 19 (44.19%) Spring Boot
3 19 (44.19%) ELK Stack
3 19 (44.19%) Hystrix
4 15 (34.88%) SQL
4 15 (34.88%) Oracle
5 14 (32.56%) PL/SQL
6 12 (27.91%) SoapUI
6 12 (27.91%) J2EE
6 12 (27.91%) Grafana
6 12 (27.91%) Swagger
7 11 (25.58%) Confluence
7 11 (25.58%) JIRA
8 10 (23.26%) Supplier Management
9 9 (20.93%) TOGAF
9 9 (20.93%) Microservices
9 9 (20.93%) Translating Business Requirements
10 8 (18.60%) Risk Management

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 11 (25.58%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 2 (4.65%) 4G
3 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) FTP
4 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.33%) ICMP
4 1 (2.33%) IKE
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) IPv4
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) SNMP
4 1 (2.33%) SSH
4 1 (2.33%) Telnet
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
1 19 (44.19%) Maven
2 12 (27.91%) SoapUI
3 11 (25.58%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) ClearCase
4 3 (6.98%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) ELK Stack
1 19 (44.19%) Hystrix
1 19 (44.19%) RabbitMQ
1 19 (44.19%) Spring
1 19 (44.19%) Spring Boot
2 12 (27.91%) J2EE
2 12 (27.91%) Swagger
3 5 (11.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Smart Meter
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Software Architecture
3 10 (23.26%) Supplier Management
4 9 (20.93%) Microservices
4 9 (20.93%) TOGAF
4 9 (20.93%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
6 7 (16.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (16.28%) Open Source
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.95%) ITIL
8 4 (9.30%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
9 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) MBA
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) CCDP
4 1 (2.33%) CCIE
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (44.19%) Graphite
1 19 (44.19%) Puppet
2 12 (27.91%) Grafana
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) Pega
4 2 (4.65%) Brocade
4 2 (4.65%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) webMethods