The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 87 103 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 28 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 0.20% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.30% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £653 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £448
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1779 1314 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.12% 66.60% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 660 748
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 55 65
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £13.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Technical Architecture
England

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 July 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 28 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 8 £475 -19.14% 2
Coventry - 4 £463 -
Walsall - 3 £428 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £475 - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (37.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 16 (31.37%) SAP
3 14 (27.45%) TOGAF
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.57%) Middleware
6 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (19.61%) SOA
6 10 (19.61%) Java
6 10 (19.61%) Finance
7 9 (17.65%) .NET
7 9 (17.65%) Oracle
7 9 (17.65%) CRM
7 9 (17.65%) SAP SD
7 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
8 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
8 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
9 7 (13.73%) IBM
9 7 (13.73%) Network Management
10 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.76%) EAI
10 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.76%) UML
10 6 (11.76%) SOAP
10 6 (11.76%) SQL
10 6 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
11 5 (9.80%) Degree
11 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.84%) Casewise Modeler
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) SAP SD
2 5 (9.80%) TRIRIGA
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Wireless
2 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.92%) LAN
2 2 (3.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
1 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Toad
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) General Ledger
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Architect
2 16 (31.37%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Integration Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
5 3 (5.88%) CRM Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Security Tester
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) Middleware
2 9 (17.65%) .NET
3 6 (11.76%) SOAP
4 5 (9.80%) REST
5 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.92%) Web Services
5 2 (3.92%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) JSON
6 1 (1.96%) WPF
6 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) RESTful
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) XML
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.96%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
1 5 (9.80%) GIS
1 5 (9.80%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Open Source
4 2 (3.92%) DataPower
5 1 (1.96%) iPad
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) UNIX
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
1 4 (7.84%) AIX
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.92%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 14 (27.45%) TOGAF
3 10 (19.61%) SOA
3 10 (19.61%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (17.65%) CRM
4 9 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Network Management
6 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.76%) EAI
6 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.76%) UML
6 6 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (9.80%) Data Analysis
7 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.80%) ITIL
7 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.80%) Analytics
8 4 (7.84%) Cash Management
8 4 (7.84%) SSADM
9 3 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) C
4 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) MBA
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) CITP
4 1 (1.96%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) COBIT
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Terminal Server
1 3 (5.88%) Nmap
2 2 (3.92%) XenApp
2 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Nessus
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.88%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) SAP
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) IBM
5 4 (7.84%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (7.84%) Casewise
6 3 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.96%) Siebel
8 1 (1.96%) Sencha
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Rate: £420 - £435 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Rate: From £420 to £435 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 6 days ago