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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 15 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 22 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 7.12% 9.84% 7.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.86% 11.36% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 1
Average daily rate
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£513 £450 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -17.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £473
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.18%
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
280 264 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 90.61% 86.56% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 148 51
Average daily rate £325 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £108
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 14 22 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.52 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.77% -61.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 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 27 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 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) Web Services
3 12 (32.43%) Middleware
4 11 (29.73%) Oracle
5 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
5 9 (24.32%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) REST
6 8 (21.62%) IBM
7 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
7 7 (18.92%) Automotive
7 7 (18.92%) Asset Management
8 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
8 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.22%) C#
8 6 (16.22%) XML
8 6 (16.22%) SOAP
8 6 (16.22%) DSDM
8 6 (16.22%) TIBCO
9 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
9 5 (13.51%) ETL
9 5 (13.51%) MySQL
9 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
9 5 (13.51%) WCF
9 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
10 4 (10.81%) Akamai
10 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
10 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 5 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.11%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MSBuild
1 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
1 2 (5.41%) ReSharper
1 2 (5.41%) NCover
1 2 (5.41%) StyleCop
1 2 (5.41%) MSTest
1 2 (5.41%) NDepend
1 2 (5.41%) NUnit
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.70%) Ant
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) NuGet
2 1 (2.70%) Hudson
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Automotive
3 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) Web Services
3 12 (32.43%) Middleware
4 9 (24.32%) REST
5 6 (16.22%) XML
5 6 (16.22%) SOAP
6 5 (13.51%) WCF
7 4 (10.81%) XSLT
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (8.11%) WF
9 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.70%) WSDL
10 1 (2.70%) JMS
10 1 (2.70%) JAXP
10 1 (2.70%) JAXB
10 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
10 1 (2.70%) SAML
10 1 (2.70%) EJB
10 1 (2.70%) JSP
10 1 (2.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
1 7 (18.92%) Asset Management
2 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) DSDM
3 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.51%) ETL
4 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) CRM
4 4 (10.81%) UML
4 4 (10.81%) RUP
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) SSADM
5 3 (8.11%) Logistics
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Validation
5 3 (8.11%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.70%) COBOL
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) CCIE
1 1 (2.70%) CCNP
1 1 (2.70%) CCNA
1 1 (2.70%) CCDA
1 1 (2.70%) CCDP
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.62%) IBM
4 6 (16.22%) TIBCO
5 4 (10.81%) Akamai
5 4 (10.81%) SAP
6 3 (8.11%) Netezza
7 2 (5.41%) VMware
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) webMethods
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco
8 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint