The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 18 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 18 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.10% 8.72% 8.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.64% 10.00% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £461 £635
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -27.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £563
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £500 £707
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -19.54%
Architect
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 260 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 91.86% 87.25% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 140 52
Average daily rate £325 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 36
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -53.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Coventry region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Coventry region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 14 (43.75%) .NET
1 14 (43.75%) Web Services
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) Middleware
3 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
3 9 (28.13%) REST
4 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) Automotive
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) TIBCO
6 6 (18.75%) C#
6 6 (18.75%) SOAP
6 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
7 5 (15.63%) CRM
7 5 (15.63%) ETL
7 5 (15.63%) IBM
7 5 (15.63%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) DSDM
7 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (15.63%) MySQL
7 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
7 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (15.63%) WCF
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
8 4 (12.50%) Akamai
8 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 4 (12.50%) TDD

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) NUnit
1 3 (9.38%) NCover
1 3 (9.38%) StyleCop
1 3 (9.38%) MSTest
1 3 (9.38%) NDepend
1 3 (9.38%) MSBuild
1 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
1 3 (9.38%) ReSharper
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Hudson
3 1 (3.13%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) NuGet
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
1 8 (25.00%) Automotive
2 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
1 14 (43.75%) Web Services
2 9 (28.13%) Middleware
2 9 (28.13%) REST
3 6 (18.75%) SOAP
4 5 (15.63%) WCF
4 5 (15.63%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) XSLT
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) WF
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (3.13%) RESTful
8 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.13%) OAuth2
8 1 (3.13%) JAX-WS
8 1 (3.13%) JPA
8 1 (3.13%) Java EE
8 1 (3.13%) XSD
8 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) DataPower
4 1 (3.13%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Asset Management
2 5 (15.63%) DSDM
2 5 (15.63%) CRM
2 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
2 5 (15.63%) ETL
3 4 (12.50%) UML
3 4 (12.50%) TDD
3 4 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) RUP
4 3 (9.38%) Logistics
4 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
4 3 (9.38%) Validation
4 3 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (9.38%) BDD
4 3 (9.38%) ATDD
4 3 (9.38%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) SOA
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) COBOL
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) VCP4
2 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) TIBCO
3 5 (15.63%) IBM
4 4 (12.50%) Akamai
4 4 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) webMethods
5 1 (3.13%) Netezza
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago