The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 105 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 19 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.05% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.47% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 8
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£500 £430 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -16.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
Technical Architecture
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1952 1696 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.46% 70.96% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 885 605
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 91
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the West Midlands region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
Birmingham +4 6 £475 -5.00% 3
Wolverhampton +5 2 - -
Coventry -4 2 £425 +4.93% 1
Warwickshire -6 2 £350 -26.31%
Staffordshire - 2 £475 -
Walsall -4 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (41.18%) Migration
3 9 (26.47%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
4 8 (23.53%) WebLogic
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) Pega
5 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.65%) UNIX
6 6 (17.65%) Documentum
6 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
6 6 (17.65%) DataPower
7 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.71%) ETL
7 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (14.71%) IBM
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) XML
8 4 (11.76%) Linux
8 4 (11.76%) Middleware
8 4 (11.76%) CRM
8 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
8 4 (11.76%) Workflow
8 4 (11.76%) Data Mapping
8 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
8 4 (11.76%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (23.53%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.65%) Documentum
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) JBoss
5 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.94%) Drupal
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.94%) Apache
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.82%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (5.88%) QualityStage
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.94%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.94%) QlikView
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.94%) DataStage
6 1 (2.94%) SAP BI
6 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) ETL Architect
7 1 (2.94%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.94%) OBIEE Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.94%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
1 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (8.82%) Spring
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) JSP
3 2 (5.88%) Servlets
3 2 (5.88%) Struts
3 2 (5.88%) JMS
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.94%) WPF
4 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) LAMP
4 1 (2.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) DataPower
2 4 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
4 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) iPad
5 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Blog
5 1 (2.94%) IVR
5 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) AIX
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Migration
2 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
3 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.71%) ETL
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) CRM
4 4 (11.76%) Workflow
4 4 (11.76%) Data Mapping
5 3 (8.82%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) Information Management
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.88%) Data Management
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) PHP5
5 1 (2.94%) Pascal
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Pega
3 5 (14.71%) IBM
4 3 (8.82%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.88%) BEA
5 2 (5.88%) Vitria
5 2 (5.88%) Cognos
5 2 (5.88%) Netezza
5 2 (5.88%) Talend
6 1 (2.94%) Tableau
6 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.94%) Informatica
6 1 (2.94%) Sybase
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