Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 118 146
Rank change year-on-year -36 +28 -19
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 44 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 1.26% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.52% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 45 39
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £515 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -6.36% +12.82%
10th Percentile £458 £368 £463
90th Percentile £615 £590 £640
England median daily rate £563 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £77.50 - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% -4.35%

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 4,300 3,678 4,998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 83.06% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,593 2,307 2,902
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 139 109
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.19% +16.99% -20.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.17 £10.73
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.00 £39.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +13.50%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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
Shropshire -9 14 £550 +6.80% 1
Birmingham -34 14 £550 +10.00% 3
Warwickshire +2 7 £378 -31.36% 1
Coventry -19 3 £506 +1.25% 3
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Enterprise Architecture.

1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) SOA
3 13 (29.55%) OpenText
4 11 (25.00%) XML
5 10 (22.73%) Microservices
6 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (20.45%) Commercial Awareness
6 9 (20.45%) Scrum
7 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) UML
7 8 (18.18%) RESTful
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (15.91%) Java
8 7 (15.91%) Migration
9 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
9 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.36%) SQL
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
10 5 (11.36%) Data Management
10 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.36%) Workflow
10 5 (11.36%) Finance
10 5 (11.36%) IT Governance
10 5 (11.36%) BPMN
10 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Modelling
10 5 (11.36%) Reference Data
10 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture

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 (9.09%) Documentum
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.82%) Office 365
4 2 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.27%) G Suite
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
2 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) Data Lake
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Architect
2 13 (29.55%) Analyst
3 12 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (25.00%) Business Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Business Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Data Architect
7 5 (11.36%) Messaging Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Service Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Technical Services Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) XML Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Azure Architect
8 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Digital Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Documentum Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Documentum Business Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) SAP Architect
10 2 (4.55%) SAP HANA Architect
10 2 (4.55%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) XML
2 8 (18.18%) RESTful
3 4 (9.09%) JMS
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 3 (6.82%) JSON
4 3 (6.82%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) Hystrix
5 2 (4.55%) OAuth
5 2 (4.55%) OAuth2
5 2 (4.55%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.27%) Ajax
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) CSS3
6 1 (2.27%) Django
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
6 1 (2.27%) Middleware
6 1 (2.27%) REST
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Reference Data
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) AIX
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Solaris
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) SOA
3 10 (22.73%) Microservices
4 9 (20.45%) Commercial Awareness
4 9 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (20.45%) Scrum
5 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) UML
6 7 (15.91%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.36%) BPMN
8 5 (11.36%) Data Architecture
8 5 (11.36%) Data Management
8 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) Data Virtualisation
8 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) IT Governance
8 5 (11.36%) IT Strategy
8 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) LXC
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) OpenText
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) WSO2
4 3 (6.82%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Apigee
5 2 (4.55%) webMethods
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.27%) Sitecore