Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 163 128
Rank change year-on-year +25 -35 -5
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 45 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.79% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.96% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 48
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £350 £364 £421
90th Percentile £695 £640 £700
England median daily rate £552 £538 £550
% change year-on-year +2.60% -2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 - -
England median hourly rate £47.38 £43.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +8.91% +19.18% +108.57%

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 3948 5128 3925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.96% 83.07% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2518 3069 2256
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 175
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.27
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +2 14 £525 -10.64% 4
Warwickshire +5 8 £450 -17.81% 1
Walsall +3 6 £580 +6.42%
Staffordshire +10 4 £350 -3.45%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £817 -
Kingswinford - 3 £460 -
Shropshire +13 1 £515 -14.17%
Solihull - 1 - -
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 18 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (35.56%) Microservices
4 15 (33.33%) Java
5 14 (31.11%) SOAP
5 14 (31.11%) PaaS
5 14 (31.11%) Heroku
5 14 (31.11%) REST
5 14 (31.11%) Spring
5 14 (31.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (31.11%) Spring Boot
5 14 (31.11%) API Development
5 14 (31.11%) API Design
5 14 (31.11%) API Integration
6 13 (28.89%) SaaS
7 12 (26.67%) Billing
7 12 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (24.44%) Kubernetes
8 11 (24.44%) Docker
9 9 (20.00%) OpenShift
9 9 (20.00%) CRM
10 8 (17.78%) Oracle
10 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
11 7 (15.56%) SQL
11 7 (15.56%) Linux
11 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
11 7 (15.56%) DevOps
12 6 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (13.33%) GitHub

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 14 (31.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (31.11%) Heroku
3 14 (31.11%) PaaS
4 13 (28.89%) SaaS
5 9 (20.00%) OpenShift
6 6 (13.33%) GitHub
6 6 (13.33%) IaaS
7 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) Skype
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
1 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Bitbucket
1 6 (13.33%) GitLab
2 1 (2.22%) ERwin
General
1 12 (26.67%) Billing
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Designer
5 4 (8.89%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Business Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Business Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.67%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Head of Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) REST
1 14 (31.11%) SOAP
1 14 (31.11%) Spring
1 14 (31.11%) Spring Boot
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) WCF
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
3 4 (8.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Microservices
2 14 (31.11%) API Design
2 14 (31.11%) API Development
2 14 (31.11%) API Integration
3 9 (20.00%) CRM
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
5 7 (15.56%) DevOps
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 6 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (13.33%) Open Source
6 6 (13.33%) SOA
6 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 5 (11.11%) ERP
8 4 (8.89%) Data Management
8 4 (8.89%) ETL
8 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
1 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.11%) Ansible
2 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) Apigee
3 6 (13.33%) MuleSoft
3 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Embarcadero
5 1 (2.22%) IBM