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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 95 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 18 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.77% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.08% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £428 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £395 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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 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
1560 1568 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.84% 70.95% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 818 622
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Warwickshire 0 6 £350 -26.31% 1
Birmingham 0 4 £475 +18.75% 5
Walsall +1 1 - -
Shropshire - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.19%) Oracle
3 17 (31.48%) .NET
4 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.07%) C#
5 13 (24.07%) Java
6 12 (22.22%) SQL
6 12 (22.22%) Web Services
6 12 (22.22%) XML
7 11 (20.37%) MVC
7 11 (20.37%) Migration
8 10 (18.52%) CSS
8 10 (18.52%) HTML
9 9 (16.67%) Middleware
9 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (14.81%) User Experience
10 8 (14.81%) Web Application Development
10 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (14.81%) Social Media
10 8 (14.81%) Taxonomies
10 8 (14.81%) WPF
10 8 (14.81%) Silverlight
10 8 (14.81%) Blog
10 8 (14.81%) Drupal
10 8 (14.81%) PHP5

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (14.81%) WebLogic
1 8 (14.81%) IIS
1 8 (14.81%) Apache
1 8 (14.81%) Drupal
2 4 (7.41%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.41%) Documentum
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) FTP
2 3 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) SMTP
3 1 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.81%) MySQL
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.70%) DB2
8 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.85%) QualityStage
8 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.85%) QlikView
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Maven
1 1 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.56%) Automotive
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Consultant
3 9 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.96%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) CRM Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle HR Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) ETL Architect
10 1 (1.85%) CRM Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Drupal Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 12 (22.22%) XML
3 10 (18.52%) CSS
3 10 (18.52%) HTML
4 9 (16.67%) Middleware
4 9 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 8 (14.81%) WPF
5 8 (14.81%) Silverlight
5 8 (14.81%) jQuery
5 8 (14.81%) LAMP
5 8 (14.81%) Ajax
6 6 (11.11%) SOAP
6 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (7.41%) RESTful
7 4 (7.41%) Spring
7 4 (7.41%) EDI
8 3 (5.56%) JMS
8 3 (5.56%) JSP
8 3 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) User Experience
2 8 (14.81%) Social Media
2 8 (14.81%) Taxonomies
2 8 (14.81%) Blog
3 7 (12.96%) iPad
4 6 (11.11%) DataPower
5 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
6 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.70%) CESG
7 2 (3.70%) Data Extraction
7 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.85%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) UNIX
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) MVC
1 11 (20.37%) Migration
2 8 (14.81%) Time Management
2 8 (14.81%) CRM
2 8 (14.81%) Web Application Development
3 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) ETL
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.41%) OO
5 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.41%) Scrum
6 3 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (5.56%) Web Development
6 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL
6 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.56%) Workflow
7 2 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.07%) C#
2 13 (24.07%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) PHP
4 8 (14.81%) PHP5
5 4 (7.41%) VB
5 4 (7.41%) C
5 4 (7.41%) Pascal
6 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (35.19%) Oracle
3 7 (12.96%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (12.96%) Pega
4 6 (11.11%) IBM
5 5 (9.26%) SAP
6 3 (5.56%) BEA
6 3 (5.56%) Vitria
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.70%) Sybase
8 1 (1.85%) Cognos
8 1 (1.85%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) Talend
8 1 (1.85%) Netezza
Wolverhampton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
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Posted: 11 days ago