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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 108 85
Rank change year-on-year +15 -23  
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 23 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.15% 1.13% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.36% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 9
Median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £475 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £625 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £544 £525 £491
% change year-on-year +3.61% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  

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 1676 2495 1842
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.64% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1489 1158
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 56 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.05 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +12 10 £550 +15.78% 2
Warwickshire +3 3 £575 -4.16%
Staffordshire +2 2 £200 -
Walsall -1 2 £550 +0.91%
Shropshire +14 1 £515 +3.00%
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) SaaS
5 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (33.33%) SOAP
6 14 (31.11%) Open Source
7 13 (28.89%) OpenShift
7 13 (28.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (28.89%) REST
7 13 (28.89%) Heroku
7 13 (28.89%) Spring
7 13 (28.89%) Linux
7 13 (28.89%) Microservices
7 13 (28.89%) Spring Boot
7 13 (28.89%) API Development
7 13 (28.89%) API Design
7 13 (28.89%) API Integration
8 12 (26.67%) PaaS
9 11 (24.44%) Billing
9 11 (24.44%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (22.22%) Service Management
11 9 (20.00%) Project Management
11 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (20.00%) Docker
11 9 (20.00%) DevOps
11 9 (20.00%) IaaS
11 9 (20.00%) 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 13 (28.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (35.56%) SaaS
3 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (28.89%) Heroku
4 13 (28.89%) OpenShift
5 12 (26.67%) PaaS
6 9 (20.00%) GitHub
6 9 (20.00%) IaaS
7 5 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) FTP
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 9 (20.00%) GitLab
2 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) XMLSpy
General
1 11 (24.44%) Billing
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (62.22%) Architect
2 12 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 5 (11.11%) Head of Applications
4 5 (11.11%) Java Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) DevOps Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Head of Application Development
5 4 (8.89%) Head of Development
5 4 (8.89%) Head of Support
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Azure Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) SOAP
2 13 (28.89%) REST
2 13 (28.89%) Spring
2 13 (28.89%) Spring Boot
3 7 (15.56%) .NET
4 5 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) Middleware
5 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (4.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.78%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Open Source
2 13 (28.89%) API Design
2 13 (28.89%) API Development
2 13 (28.89%) API Integration
2 13 (28.89%) Microservices
3 10 (22.22%) Service Management
4 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.00%) DevOps
4 9 (20.00%) Project Management
5 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) IT Strategy
7 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.33%) Change Management
7 6 (13.33%) CRM
7 6 (13.33%) Data Management
7 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (11.11%) SDLC
8 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Python
3 4 (8.89%) Ruby
3 4 (8.89%) Scala
4 2 (4.44%) C
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (20.00%) Apigee
3 9 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) SAP
6 2 (4.44%) Casewise
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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