The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 108 93 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 25 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.25% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.32% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 14
Median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £368 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £565 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.70%
Technical 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
2584 2418 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.48% 94.34% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1339 1254
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 £230 £205 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 116 188
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £15.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -9.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Birmingham -7 4 £545 +14.63% 1
Coventry -15 4 £488 -2.50%
Shropshire -8 3 £456 +25.86%
Warwickshire -3 2 £550 +10.00%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Technical Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
3 17 (26.56%) Open Source
4 14 (21.88%) Java
5 13 (20.31%) Finance
5 13 (20.31%) MongoDB
6 12 (18.75%) REST
7 11 (17.19%) VMware
8 10 (15.63%) IBM
9 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.06%) Oracle
9 9 (14.06%) Linux
9 9 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (14.06%) Project Management
9 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (14.06%) Hadoop
10 8 (12.50%) Product Management
10 8 (12.50%) Customer Insight
10 8 (12.50%) Cloudera
10 8 (12.50%) Puppet
10 8 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
10 8 (12.50%) Migration
10 8 (12.50%) Spring
10 8 (12.50%) SAS
11 7 (10.94%) RUP
11 7 (10.94%) HTML
11 7 (10.94%) SQL
11 7 (10.94%) Maven
11 7 (10.94%) Project Planning

Technical 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 8 (12.50%) SAS
2 7 (10.94%) Confluence
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.56%) Apache
4 1 (1.56%) CICS
4 1 (1.56%) Documentum
4 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Connections
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.56%) nginx
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) LAN
1 4 (6.25%) WAN
2 3 (4.69%) VoIP
3 2 (3.13%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.56%) HTTP
4 1 (1.56%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.56%) VLAN
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (14.06%) Hadoop
3 8 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle OWB
4 7 (10.94%) Pentaho
5 6 (9.38%) Cloudera CDH
5 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
7 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (6.25%) MySQL
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.56%) DB2
9 1 (1.56%) HBase
9 1 (1.56%) Power BI
9 1 (1.56%) Redis
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) ClearQuest
1 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.94%) JIRA
1 7 (10.94%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.56%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) JMeter
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) REST
2 8 (12.50%) Spring
3 7 (10.94%) HTML
3 7 (10.94%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (10.94%) Spring Boot
4 6 (9.38%) CSS
4 6 (9.38%) JSON
5 5 (7.81%) Django
5 5 (7.81%) HTML5
5 5 (7.81%) Play Framework
5 5 (7.81%) Web Services
6 4 (6.25%) Ajax
6 4 (6.25%) CSS3
6 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.56%) .NET
7 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.56%) EDIFACT
7 1 (1.56%) Middleware
7 1 (1.56%) RESTful
7 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) User Experience
2 5 (7.81%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 4 (6.25%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
6 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Linux
2 6 (9.38%) Windows
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
3 17 (26.56%) Open Source
4 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (14.06%) Project Management
5 8 (12.50%) Customer Insight
5 8 (12.50%) Migration
5 8 (12.50%) Product Management
6 7 (10.94%) Data Architecture
6 7 (10.94%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.94%) RUP
6 7 (10.94%) Software Architecture
6 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.81%) Software Delivery
9 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.88%) Java
2 7 (10.94%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) R
3 5 (7.81%) Ruby
3 5 (7.81%) Scala
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.56%) ABAP
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) XenApp
2 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.56%) vCloud
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Consul
2 1 (1.56%) Graphite
2 1 (1.56%) Kibana
2 1 (1.56%) logstash
2 1 (1.56%) Nagios
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) VMware
2 10 (15.63%) IBM
3 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle
4 8 (12.50%) Cloudera
5 7 (10.94%) Platfora
6 6 (9.38%) WSO2
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco
7 4 (6.25%) hybris
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) BEA
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) Informatica
9 1 (1.56%) Juniper
9 1 (1.56%) Lotus
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) webMethods
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