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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 81 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 41 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.61% 1.45% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.57% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 16
Average daily rate £500 £475 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
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
2406 2038 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.28% 92.26% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1133 1032
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 183 143
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Shropshire -4 17 £500 - 1
Birmingham -18 5 £475 - 7
Warwickshire - 4 £500 -
Coventry - 3 £500 - 1
Solihull - 3 £538 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £438 - 3
Worcestershire - 2 £500 -
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (20.78%) Unix
5 13 (16.88%) Windows
5 13 (16.88%) Solaris
5 13 (16.88%) Pega
6 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
6 12 (15.58%) Security Architecture
6 12 (15.58%) .NET
7 10 (12.99%) VMware
7 10 (12.99%) ITIL
7 10 (12.99%) AIX
7 10 (12.99%) RUP
8 9 (11.69%) C#
8 9 (11.69%) Service Management
8 9 (11.69%) Software Architecture
8 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
9 8 (10.39%) Project Planning
9 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.39%) Migration
9 8 (10.39%) Oracle OWB
9 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
9 8 (10.39%) ClearQuest
9 8 (10.39%) TOGAF
9 8 (10.39%) SQL
9 8 (10.39%) ClearCase
9 8 (10.39%) Informatica
9 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
10 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.90%) SAS
3 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.60%) Captiva
4 2 (2.60%) CMS
4 2 (2.60%) Documentum
4 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.60%) JBoss
4 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.30%) Node.js
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.30%) SAP EP
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) Office 365
4 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) Force.com
5 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
3 2 (2.60%) LAN
3 2 (2.60%) WAN
3 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.30%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) MPLS
4 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.30%) Network Security
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) Skype
4 1 (1.30%) VLAN
4 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle OWB
2 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.79%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.19%) Pentaho
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.60%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.60%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.60%) RavenDB
6 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) ClearCase
1 8 (10.39%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) REST
3 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.19%) WCF
5 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.60%) SAP MI
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.30%) J2EE
7 1 (1.30%) JSON
7 1 (1.30%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.30%) CESG
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Unix
2 13 (16.88%) Solaris
2 13 (16.88%) Windows
3 10 (12.99%) AIX
4 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.49%) Linux
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.08%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (15.58%) Security Architecture
4 10 (12.99%) ITIL
4 10 (12.99%) RUP
5 9 (11.69%) Service Management
5 9 (11.69%) Software Architecture
6 8 (10.39%) Migration
6 8 (10.39%) Project Planning
6 8 (10.39%) TOGAF
6 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
7 7 (9.09%) MVC
8 5 (6.49%) Data Architecture
8 5 (6.49%) TDD
8 5 (6.49%) UML
9 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.19%) CRM
9 4 (5.19%) OO
9 4 (5.19%) SOA
10 3 (3.90%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) C#
2 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
2 8 (10.39%) SQL
3 6 (7.79%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.60%) ABAP
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.30%) Scala
6 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) CCNA
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.30%) CISSP
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) MCITP
3 1 (1.30%) MCP
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) PowerHA
3 2 (2.60%) vCloud
3 2 (2.60%) vSphere
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) SCCM
1 3 (3.90%) SCOM
2 2 (2.60%) vRealize
3 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.88%) Pega
3 10 (12.99%) VMware
4 8 (10.39%) Informatica
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle
6 6 (7.79%) Cloudera
7 5 (6.49%) Cisco
8 3 (3.90%) IBM
8 3 (3.90%) Platfora
8 3 (3.90%) SAP
8 3 (3.90%) Syclo
9 2 (2.60%) Cognos
9 2 (2.60%) EMC
9 2 (2.60%) Netezza
10 1 (1.30%) Citrix
10 1 (1.30%) HP
10 1 (1.30%) Lotus
10 1 (1.30%) NetApp
10 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
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