Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £608 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Architect
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 104 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +81
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 0.13% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Birmingham median daily rate £608 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.00% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £545 £483 £650
% change year-on-year +12.95% -25.77% +34.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1501 1458 1305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 96.30% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1063 935 815
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £211
90th Percentile £525 £550 £516
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +7.64%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.76% +5.72%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Senior Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Birmingham

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Architect in Birmingham

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Architect in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Architect in Birmingham

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring Senior Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) E-business
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java

Senior Architect Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Data Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com