Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 139 141
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +9
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Architecture 46 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.89% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.10% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 38
West Midlands median daily rate £575 £481 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.48% -19.79% +23.08%
10th Percentile £451 £358 £459
90th Percentile £673 £616 £700
England median daily rate £563 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +2.27% - +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £77.50 £95.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% - -
England median hourly rate £54.50 £43.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year +25.29% -6.45% -21.19%

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 4,036 3,720 4,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 84.08% 81.19% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,516 2,333 2,424
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.16%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 138 126
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.50 £20.25 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.66% -20.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.58 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.34
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.11% +11.51%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 12 £575 -4.17%
Warwickshire -2 9 £413 -25.00% 3
Birmingham -30 9 £663 +39.47% 2
Staffordshire -1 5 £425 -10.53%
Coventry -5 5 £488 -4.88% 2
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Enterprise Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) SOA
3 14 (30.43%) XML
4 13 (28.26%) OpenText
4 13 (28.26%) Microservices
4 13 (28.26%) Commercial Awareness
5 10 (21.74%) UML
6 9 (19.57%) Business Analysis
7 8 (17.39%) Finance
7 8 (17.39%) Oracle
7 8 (17.39%) WSO2
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (15.22%) Java
8 7 (15.22%) Scrum
8 7 (15.22%) Data Management
9 6 (13.04%) Migration
9 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
9 6 (13.04%) Reference Data
9 6 (13.04%) IT Governance
9 6 (13.04%) OO
9 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
9 6 (13.04%) Data Quality
9 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Modelling
9 6 (13.04%) RESTful
9 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (13.04%) Data Virtualisation
10 5 (10.87%) Case Management
10 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (10.87%) Project Management

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 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) Liferay
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.52%) Office 365
4 2 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Big Data
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Data Lake
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.17%) JUnit
1 1 (2.17%) Maven
1 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Automotive
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Architect
2 14 (30.43%) Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Technical Business Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Messaging Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Service Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) Technical Services Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) XML Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Data Architect
6 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Developer
7 3 (6.52%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (6.52%) HTML Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SAP Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) XML
2 6 (13.04%) RESTful
3 4 (8.70%) JMS
4 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 3 (6.52%) CSS
4 3 (6.52%) CSS3
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
4 3 (6.52%) HTML5
4 3 (6.52%) Spring
4 3 (6.52%) Web Services
5 2 (4.35%) Hystrix
5 2 (4.35%) JSON
5 2 (4.35%) Middleware
5 2 (4.35%) OAuth
5 2 (4.35%) OAuth2
5 2 (4.35%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.17%) Ajax
6 1 (2.17%) J2EE
6 1 (2.17%) jQuery
6 1 (2.17%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Reference Data
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) AIX
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Solaris
1 1 (2.17%) Unix
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) SOA
3 13 (28.26%) Commercial Awareness
3 13 (28.26%) Microservices
4 10 (21.74%) UML
5 9 (19.57%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (15.22%) Data Management
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 6 (13.04%) Data Virtualisation
7 6 (13.04%) Enterprise Modelling
7 6 (13.04%) IT Governance
7 6 (13.04%) Migration
7 6 (13.04%) OO
7 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
8 5 (10.87%) Case Management
8 5 (10.87%) Information Management
8 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) C#
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) COBIT
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
2 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) OpenText
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) WSO2
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) MuleSoft
3 3 (6.52%) SAP
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Apigee
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Northgate
4 2 (4.35%) webMethods
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore