Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Solihull during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 7.26% 16.77% 17.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.63% 17.20% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Solihull median daily rate - £550 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.95% +20.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Solihull median hourly rate - - £15.50
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £15.50

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 236 157 280
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 97.52% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 50 95
Solihull median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £216 £226 £213
90th Percentile £486 £483 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Solihull median hourly rate £14.50 £17.34 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.38% +23.86% -32.53%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £15.00 £53.08 £15.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -14.29%

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 19 August 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 (72.22%) Cisco
1 13 (72.22%) Juniper
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (33.33%) VMware NSX
4 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
4 5 (27.78%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (22.22%) Network Segmentation
5 4 (22.22%) Meraki
5 4 (22.22%) OpenDaylight
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
5 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (22.22%) OpenStack
5 4 (22.22%) Aruba
5 4 (22.22%) Network Management
5 4 (22.22%) OpenFlow
5 4 (22.22%) SNMP
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
6 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (16.67%) F5
6 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
7 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) Network Design
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) WAN

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 (22.22%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) OpenFlow
1 4 (22.22%) SNMP
1 4 (22.22%) Wireless
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) CircleCI
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) OpenDaylight
2 1 (5.56%) Django
2 1 (5.56%) React
2 1 (5.56%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) SCADA
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (22.22%) Network Management
2 4 (22.22%) Network Segmentation
2 4 (22.22%) Use Case
3 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) B2C
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Microservices
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Single Customer View
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco
1 13 (72.22%) Juniper
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Aruba
3 4 (22.22%) Meraki
4 3 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle