The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Architecture over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Enterprise Architecture
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 14 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.28% 0.67% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 0.83% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Median daily rate £463 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £527
% change year-on-year -4.54% +4.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £59.00
% change year-on-year - -27.11%  

Enterprise Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 494 606 629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.59% 80.80% 76.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 395 421
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 15
Median hourly rate £15.81 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.75% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.07 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Enterprise Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in Birmingham

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (53.33%) Service Management
4 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) Data Management
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (40.00%) SaaS
5 6 (40.00%) User Experience
6 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Change Management
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) IT Strategy
7 4 (26.67%) EDRMS
7 4 (26.67%) Python
7 4 (26.67%) CRM
7 4 (26.67%) Workflow
7 4 (26.67%) Case Management
7 4 (26.67%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (26.67%) Scala
7 4 (26.67%) Ruby
8 3 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud

Enterprise Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (40.00%) SaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 5 (33.33%) Head of Applications
4 4 (26.67%) Head of Application Development
4 4 (26.67%) Head of Development
4 4 (26.67%) Head of Support
5 3 (20.00%) Azure Architect
5 3 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (40.00%) User Experience
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Service Management
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Data Management
4 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) IT Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Case Management
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.67%) ERP
7 1 (6.67%) RUP
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Blue Prism
2 1 (6.67%) Casewise
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Pega