Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £435 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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.

Architect
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 8.30% 9.42% 13.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.71% 10.40% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Solihull median daily rate £435 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.91% +29.41% +11.11%
10th Percentile £342 £525 £213
90th Percentile £458 £575 £666
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull. 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
Solihull
Contract vacancies in Solihull with a recognized job title 241 202 266
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 90.58% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 67 110
Solihull median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £162 £213
90th Percentile £519 £510 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Solihull median hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £12.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.17% -7.23% +1.45%
10th Percentile £13.03 £11.00 £11.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £13.00 £13.78
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% -11.76%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Solihull

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Solihull

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Solihull.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Solihull

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Solihull region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
1 13 (61.90%) Juniper
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) VMware NSX
3 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
5 4 (19.05%) OpenDaylight
5 4 (19.05%) OpenFlow
5 4 (19.05%) Meraki
5 4 (19.05%) Network Segmentation
5 4 (19.05%) Aruba
5 4 (19.05%) Network Management
5 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
5 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (19.05%) Use Case
5 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 4 (19.05%) SNMP
6 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 3 (14.29%) Retail
6 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (14.29%) F5
7 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
7 2 (9.52%) Network Design
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) OpenFlow
1 4 (19.05%) SNMP
1 4 (19.05%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) CircleCI
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (4.76%) Django
2 1 (4.76%) React
2 1 (4.76%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (19.05%) Network Management
2 4 (19.05%) Network Segmentation
2 4 (19.05%) Use Case
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) IT Strategy
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) E-business
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) VMware NSX
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
1 13 (61.90%) Juniper
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Aruba
3 4 (19.05%) Meraki
4 3 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle