Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 8 1
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 31 44 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 15.82% 16.06% 22.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.32% 17.39% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Solihull median daily rate £420 £494 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.94% +20.43% +2.50%
10th Percentile £340 £441 £300
90th Percentile £456 £562 £655
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £55.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -44.09% +69.26% -9.03%

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 190 253 293
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 92.34% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 66 91
Solihull median daily rate £435 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £160 £256
90th Percentile £575 £544 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Solihull median hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -70.91% +258.70%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.00 £13.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £13.00 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.45% +4.69% +0.95%

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 18 February 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 20 (64.52%) LAN
2 18 (58.06%) WAN
3 17 (54.84%) Presales
4 11 (35.48%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) VoIP
7 6 (19.35%) ERP
7 6 (19.35%) VPN
7 6 (19.35%) 3G
7 6 (19.35%) RFID
7 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (19.35%) Bluetooth
7 6 (19.35%) ZigBee
7 6 (19.35%) 4G
7 6 (19.35%) Big Data
7 6 (19.35%) Sigfox
7 6 (19.35%) Z-Wave
7 6 (19.35%) 5G
8 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
8 5 (16.13%) Analytics
8 5 (16.13%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (16.13%) Firewall
8 5 (16.13%) Data Security
8 5 (16.13%) Juniper
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.90%) REST
9 4 (12.90%) Hyperconnected
10 3 (9.68%) MPLS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) LAN
2 18 (58.06%) WAN
3 7 (22.58%) VoIP
4 6 (19.35%) 3G
4 6 (19.35%) 4G
4 6 (19.35%) 5G
4 6 (19.35%) Bluetooth
4 6 (19.35%) RFID
4 6 (19.35%) VPN
4 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (19.35%) ZigBee
4 6 (19.35%) Z-Wave
5 5 (16.13%) Firewall
6 4 (12.90%) Hyperconnected
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 3 (9.68%) VLAN
7 3 (9.68%) WLAN
8 1 (3.23%) HTTP
8 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.23%) RTCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) REST
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Presales
2 11 (35.48%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (19.35%) ERP
4 5 (16.13%) Analytics
4 5 (16.13%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (16.13%) Data Security
5 4 (12.90%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.23%) Network Management
8 1 (3.23%) OO
8 1 (3.23%) SDLC
8 1 (3.23%) Service Design
8 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Sigfox
2 5 (16.13%) Juniper
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Brocade
4 2 (6.45%) BT
4 2 (6.45%) Capita
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) TOWER Software
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Mitel
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Radware
5 1 (3.23%) VMware