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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 82 102 86
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 39 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.34% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 0.50% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 15
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£428 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.90% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
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
1817 1387 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.32% 66.65% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 723 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.88 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 14 £425 +14.09% 2
Coventry - 4 £475 - 1
Walsall - 3 £428 -
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 18 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 18 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (20.63%) SAP
3 12 (19.05%) .NET
3 12 (19.05%) SOA
4 11 (17.46%) CRM
4 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.46%) Middleware
5 10 (15.87%) Java
5 10 (15.87%) Oracle
6 9 (14.29%) SAP SD
6 9 (14.29%) Finance
6 9 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 9 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (9.52%) Degree
9 6 (9.52%) Silverlight
9 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
9 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.52%) Security Architecture
9 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
9 6 (9.52%) Internet
9 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.52%) C#
9 6 (9.52%) SQL
9 6 (9.52%) SOAP
9 6 (9.52%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.59%) TPMS
4 1 (1.59%) CICS
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) SAP SD
2 7 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (7.94%) TRIRIGA
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Internet
2 5 (7.94%) LAN
2 5 (7.94%) WAN
3 3 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (3.17%) VoIP
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) Informix
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Toad
2 3 (4.76%) JIRA
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Architect
2 16 (25.40%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (23.81%) Technical Architect
4 8 (12.70%) Integration Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Chief Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Chief Technical Architect
7 4 (6.35%) CRM Architect
7 4 (6.35%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Penetration Tester
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) .NET
2 11 (17.46%) Middleware
3 6 (9.52%) Silverlight
3 6 (9.52%) SOAP
4 4 (6.35%) HTML
5 3 (4.76%) CSS
5 3 (4.76%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) jQuery
5 3 (4.76%) RESTful
5 3 (4.76%) HTML5
5 3 (4.76%) REST
5 3 (4.76%) PhoneGap
5 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.76%) Ajax
5 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.76%) JSON
6 2 (3.17%) WPF
6 2 (3.17%) Web Services
7 1 (1.59%) JavaBeans
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
2 5 (7.94%) iPad
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) DataPower
6 1 (1.59%) Open Source
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) UNIX
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) AIX
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.76%) Android
4 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.17%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 18 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (19.05%) SOA
3 11 (17.46%) CRM
4 9 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 9 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 8 (12.70%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.94%) UML
8 5 (7.94%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.94%) Network Management
8 5 (7.94%) Analytics
9 4 (6.35%) Data Privacy
9 4 (6.35%) Cash Management
9 4 (6.35%) System Testing
9 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) C#
2 6 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
1 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) ISSAP
3 2 (3.17%) MBA
4 1 (1.59%) CITP
4 1 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Terminal Server
1 3 (4.76%) Nmap
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Nessus
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.76%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) SAP
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 10 (15.87%) Oracle
4 5 (7.94%) IBM
4 5 (7.94%) CA
5 3 (4.76%) HP
5 3 (4.76%) Sencha
6 1 (1.59%) Casewise
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
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