Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 22 January 2018 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 158 133
Rank change year-on-year +12 -25 -12
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 39 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.67% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.81% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 56
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £575 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% -11.54% +38.30%
10th Percentile £355 £338 £419
90th Percentile £748 £669 £700
England median daily rate £575 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £95.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.04% - -
England median hourly rate £47.38 £43.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +8.91% +4.82% +167.74%

Enterprise Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,871 4,436 4,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.64% 82.47% 81.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,457 2,683 2,267
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £245
90th Percentile £549 £550 £545
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.09% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 132 163
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.84 £21.22 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +6.10% -10.51%
10th Percentile £11.46 £10.89 £10.97
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.06 £43.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Enterprise Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Architecture in the West Midlands

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the West Midlands

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Architecture in the West Midlands

Enterprise Architecture
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Enterprise Architecture in the West Midlands

Enterprise Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Architecture within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +12 8 £413 -22.35%
Staffordshire +8 6 £350 -20.00% 1
Birmingham -9 6 £556 -5.32% 8
Shropshire +12 5 £575 -4.17%
Coventry +10 4 £488 -11.36% 4
Kingswinford - 3 £460 -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £817 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Oracle
4 9 (23.08%) SOA
5 8 (20.51%) CRM
6 7 (17.95%) Data Management
6 7 (17.95%) Finance
6 7 (17.95%) C#
6 7 (17.95%) SQL
6 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.82%) Microservices
8 5 (12.82%) SaaS
8 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) Web Services
8 5 (12.82%) OO
8 5 (12.82%) Automotive
8 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.82%) OpenText
9 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
9 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
9 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
9 4 (10.26%) WCF
9 4 (10.26%) WPF
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
9 4 (10.26%) ETL
9 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.26%) XML

Enterprise Architecture
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (10.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Liferay
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) SaaS
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Office 365
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Skype
3 1 (2.56%) SMS
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) JUnit
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
1 1 (2.56%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Automotive
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Architect
2 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Data Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Designer
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Business Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Messaging Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Services Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) WCF
2 4 (10.26%) WPF
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) CSS3
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) HTML5
3 3 (7.69%) Spring
4 2 (5.13%) Hystrix
4 2 (5.13%) JMS
4 2 (5.13%) OAuth
4 2 (5.13%) OAuth2
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) Ajax
5 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) JSR 168
5 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.69%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 9 (23.08%) SOA
4 8 (20.51%) CRM
5 7 (17.95%) Data Management
6 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.82%) Microservices
6 5 (12.82%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) ETL
7 4 (10.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
7 4 (10.26%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.69%) IT Governance
8 3 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C#
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) OpenText
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 3 (7.69%) WSO2
4 2 (5.13%) Apigee
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.13%) Northgate
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) IBM