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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
England / West Midlands
Rank 105 91 91
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 17 35 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.34% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.62% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 7
Median daily rate £522 £533 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +12.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £680 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £505 £475
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £56.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-46.57% +13.13%

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
1876 2154 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.02% 82.53% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1217 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 50 106
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry +2 7 £523 -12.79% 2
Birmingham -1 4 £450 -1.09% 2
Warwickshire 0 2 £550 -26.66%
Solihull -2 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) SAP
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) C#
4 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.88%) HTML
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (21.88%) HTML5
5 7 (21.88%) CSS3
6 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
6 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) ABAP
6 6 (18.75%) JSON
7 5 (15.63%) Django
7 5 (15.63%) Use Case
7 5 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (15.63%) WFM
7 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (15.63%) Ruby
7 5 (15.63%) Ajax
7 5 (15.63%) Workflow
7 5 (15.63%) MySQL
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) SAP WM
7 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (15.63%) Scala
7 5 (15.63%) REST
7 5 (15.63%) Syclo

Technical Architecture
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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Documentum
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) SAP WM
2 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (6.25%) SAP MM
3 2 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (3.13%) SAP HR
4 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LAN
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) VoIP
2 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) HBase
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) gulp
2 2 (6.25%) JSHint
2 2 (6.25%) Mocha
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Technical Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Digital Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Management Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Workforce Management Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (9.38%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) C# Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) IBM Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Architect
6 2 (6.25%) SAP HANA Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) CSS
2 7 (21.88%) CSS3
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) HTML5
3 6 (18.75%) JSON
4 5 (15.63%) Ajax
4 5 (15.63%) Django
4 5 (15.63%) Play Framework
4 5 (15.63%) REST
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) LINQ
7 2 (6.25%) Mustache
7 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Use Case
2 5 (15.63%) WFM
2 5 (15.63%) Workflow
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 3 (9.38%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.25%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) SOA
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) ABAP
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) Scala
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) SAP
3 5 (15.63%) Syclo
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.13%) Cognos
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Intel
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Pega
6 1 (3.13%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contingency Team
Posted: 9 days ago