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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Enterprise Architecture
England / West Midlands
Rank 96 99 114
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 22 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 1.15% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.40% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 1
Median daily rate £475 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +41.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £525 £540
% change year-on-year -2.23% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £59.00

Enterprise Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1844 2222 1903
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.07% 82.45% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 1221 1087
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Enterprise Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Enterprise Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 14 £463 -31.48% 1
Coventry -3 3 £500 +2.56%
Warwickshire -6 2 £550 -8.33%
Staffordshire - 1 £475 -
Enterprise Architecture
England

Enterprise Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) Service Management
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.74%) TOGAF
5 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
5 9 (19.57%) CRM
5 9 (19.57%) Project Management
5 9 (19.57%) IT Strategy
6 8 (17.39%) SaaS
6 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (17.39%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) .NET
6 8 (17.39%) ITIL
6 8 (17.39%) Finance
7 7 (15.22%) Workflow
7 7 (15.22%) Migration
7 7 (15.22%) SQL
7 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
7 7 (15.22%) Change Management
7 7 (15.22%) User Experience
7 7 (15.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
8 6 (13.04%) SDLC
8 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.04%) Open Source
8 6 (13.04%) Office 365
8 6 (13.04%) Data Management
8 6 (13.04%) Casewise

Enterprise Architecture
Top Related 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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Documentum
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.35%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (2.17%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (2.17%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.39%) SaaS
3 6 (13.04%) Office 365
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) EDRMS
2 3 (6.52%) Big Data
2 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.52%) HBase
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) Impala
4 1 (2.17%) Mahout
4 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Rational Rose
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Advertising
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Architect
2 19 (41.30%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (21.74%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.87%) Head of Applications
6 4 (8.70%) Azure Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Head of Application Development
6 4 (8.70%) Head of Development
6 4 (8.70%) Head of Support
7 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Data Centre Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.35%) TOGAF Architect
8 2 (4.35%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) EDIFACT
3 2 (4.35%) JSON
3 2 (4.35%) RESTful
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (15.22%) User Experience
3 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) AIX
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Solaris
1 1 (2.17%) SUSE
1 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Service Management
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
2 10 (21.74%) TOGAF
3 9 (19.57%) CRM
3 9 (19.57%) IT Strategy
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
4 8 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (17.39%) ITIL
5 7 (15.22%) Change Management
5 7 (15.22%) Migration
5 7 (15.22%) Workflow
6 6 (13.04%) Data Management
6 6 (13.04%) Open Source
6 6 (13.04%) SDLC
7 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (10.87%) SOA
8 4 (8.70%) ArchiMate
8 4 (8.70%) Case Management
8 4 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) Python
3 4 (8.70%) Ruby
3 4 (8.70%) Scala
4 3 (6.52%) C
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) ABAP
6 1 (2.17%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Casewise
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) Pega
5 3 (6.52%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.17%) Blue Prism
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) OpenText
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat