The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 78 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 30 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 1.28% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.41% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £270 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £582 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £431
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £44.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-24.43% -7.36%
Technical 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
1931 1920 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.66% 90.74% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 995 798
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 138 187
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.40 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Architect across the West Midlands region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Architect across the West Midlands region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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 +7 19 £475 -11.62%
Shropshire -12 2 - -
Warwickshire -2 1 £375 -16.66%
Walsall - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
4 15 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (20.63%) Linux
6 12 (19.05%) UNIX
6 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 12 (19.05%) TOGAF
7 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (17.46%) .NET
8 10 (15.87%) Security Architecture
8 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (15.87%) WAN
8 10 (15.87%) LAN
9 9 (14.29%) CA
9 9 (14.29%) Oracle
9 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.70%) ISSAP
10 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (12.70%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
10 8 (12.70%) CRM
10 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
10 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
11 7 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (11.11%) Data Protection
11 7 (11.11%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (7.94%) CICS
4 4 (6.35%) TPMS
5 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.76%) CMS
5 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.17%) Documentum
6 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.17%) Maximo
3 1 (1.59%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Office 365
3 2 (3.17%) Google Apps
3 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) WAN
1 10 (15.87%) LAN
2 7 (11.11%) VoIP
3 6 (9.52%) Firewall
4 5 (7.94%) Internet
5 4 (6.35%) ATM
5 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.76%) Network Security
7 2 (3.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.94%) DB2
4 4 (6.35%) Informix
4 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.17%) Maven
2 2 (3.17%) Ant
2 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.17%) Hudson
3 1 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Billing
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) EJB
3 4 (6.35%) JavaBeans
4 3 (4.76%) SOAP
4 3 (4.76%) Middleware
5 2 (3.17%) Java EE
5 2 (3.17%) Spring
5 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.17%) SAML
5 2 (3.17%) JAXP
5 2 (3.17%) JAXB
5 2 (3.17%) XML Schema
5 2 (3.17%) JMS
5 2 (3.17%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) JSP
5 2 (3.17%) Servlets
5 2 (3.17%) JAX-WS
5 2 (3.17%) JPA
5 2 (3.17%) RESTful
6 1 (1.59%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.52%) Replication
3 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Open Source
6 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) IVR
6 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (20.63%) Linux
3 12 (19.05%) UNIX
4 6 (9.52%) AIX
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Vista
5 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.76%) HPUX
7 2 (3.17%) Solaris
7 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.17%) Android
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
2 12 (19.05%) TOGAF
3 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.87%) Security Architecture
5 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (12.70%) CRM
7 7 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 7 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 6 (9.52%) TDD
8 6 (9.52%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) Business Transformation
9 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.94%) Migration
10 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.35%) Data Privacy
11 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Project Management
12 2 (3.17%) CAFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.17%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) ISSAP
1 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 18 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) CA
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Citrix
3 4 (6.35%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.35%) Sybase
4 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (3.17%) Google
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
5 2 (3.17%) AppSense
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Lotus
5 2 (3.17%) Pega
5 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.59%) hybris
6 1 (1.59%) F5
6 1 (1.59%) Demandware
6 1 (1.59%) Talend
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) BMC
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