The first table below looks at the demand for Zachman Framework 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 Zachman Framework over the 3 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Zachman Framework
Rank 105 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Zachman Framework 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.16% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.23% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £486 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+24.37% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.78 £57.50 -
% change year-on-year
+19.61% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1660 1297 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.31% 68.73% 63.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 624 679
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 111 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £34.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Zachman Framework
England

Zachman Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Zachman Framework across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Zachman Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Zachman Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Zachman Framework across the West Midlands region.

Zachman Framework Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Zachman Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Zachman Framework across the West Midlands region.

Zachman Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Zachman Framework
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 Zachman Framework within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -5 3 £430 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Zachman Framework
England

Zachman Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Zachman Framework 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 Zachman Framework.

1 13 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
3 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
3 4 (30.77%) Big Data
3 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (15.38%) CMMI
5 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) RUP
5 2 (15.38%) OLAP
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling

Zachman Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Zachman Framework 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 Zachman Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
3 2 (15.38%) OLAP
3 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Information Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Data Governance
3 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) CMMI
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) RUP
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
1 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix