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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 76 79 101
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 41 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.65% 1.50% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.07% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 6
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£450 £428 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +37.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.04 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.56%
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
1854 1839 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.55% 72.63% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Birmingham +2 10 £450 +5.88% 9
Warwickshire +4 9 £400 -18.36%
Coventry -3 3 £420 -11.57%
Worcestershire - 2 £420 -
Shropshire -10 1 £475 +35.71%
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (54.39%) Oracle
2 24 (42.11%) Migration
3 18 (31.58%) Oracle Database
4 15 (26.32%) WebLogic
5 14 (24.56%) Java
5 14 (24.56%) Data Modelling
5 14 (24.56%) ETL
6 13 (22.81%) IBM
6 13 (22.81%) Data Analysis
6 13 (22.81%) Data Integration
7 12 (21.05%) Data Quality
7 12 (21.05%) IBM InfoSphere
8 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
8 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
9 10 (17.54%) DataStage
9 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.54%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (17.54%) Talend
9 10 (17.54%) Data Migration
9 10 (17.54%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (15.79%) DataPower
10 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
10 9 (15.79%) Scrum
10 9 (15.79%) Data Management
10 9 (15.79%) Windows
11 8 (14.04%) UNIX
11 8 (14.04%) Information Management
11 8 (14.04%) Pega
11 8 (14.04%) Master Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.28%) Documentum
3 5 (8.77%) SAP EP
3 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (3.51%) Lync
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.75%) SAS
6 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.75%) JBoss
6 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (8.77%) SAP CO
1 5 (8.77%) SAP QM
1 5 (8.77%) SAP FI
1 5 (8.77%) SAP HCM
1 5 (8.77%) SAP EWM
2 4 (7.02%) SAP APO
3 2 (3.51%) SAP PP
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 12 (21.05%) IBM InfoSphere
3 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 11 (19.30%) RDBMS
4 10 (17.54%) DataStage
4 10 (17.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.75%) QualityStage
7 1 (1.75%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.75%) QlikView
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.75%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (73.68%) Architect
2 13 (22.81%) Technical Architect
3 10 (17.54%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.77%) SAP Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Integration Architect
7 4 (7.02%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Test Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Manager
9 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Lead Architect
10 1 (1.75%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) SAP PI
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.75%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) JSP
3 1 (1.75%) Servlets
3 1 (1.75%) Struts
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) JMS
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Data Integration
2 9 (15.79%) DataPower
2 9 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) UNIX
3 7 (12.28%) AIX
3 7 (12.28%) Solaris
3 7 (12.28%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Migration
2 14 (24.56%) Data Modelling
2 14 (24.56%) ETL
3 13 (22.81%) Data Analysis
4 10 (17.54%) Data Migration
5 9 (15.79%) Scrum
5 9 (15.79%) Data Management
6 8 (14.04%) Information Management
6 8 (14.04%) Open Source
6 8 (14.04%) Master Data Management
7 7 (12.28%) Security Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) Workflow
9 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.26%) ITIL
10 3 (5.26%) CRM
11 2 (3.51%) ERP
11 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.51%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) Java
2 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (12.28%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Oracle
2 13 (22.81%) IBM
3 10 (17.54%) Talend
4 8 (14.04%) Pega
5 6 (10.53%) SAP
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.51%) Ab Initio
7 2 (3.51%) Netezza
8 1 (1.75%) Tableau
8 1 (1.75%) BEA
8 1 (1.75%) Informatica
8 1 (1.75%) Vitria
8 1 (1.75%) Cognos
8 1 (1.75%) Sybase
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