The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Coventry region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 5 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 39 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.85% 7.05% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.31% 7.66% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 3
Average daily rate £463 £545 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.13% +14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £545 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £545 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 £57.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.03 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.40% +57.14%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
293 209 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 89.06% 92.07% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 59 102
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £103 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 34
Average hourly rate £15.25 £32.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.71% +46.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Architect
West Midlands

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014, 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 (25.93%) Data Modelling
2 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (22.22%) SAP
2 12 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (20.37%) CRM
3 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (18.52%) EAI
5 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 8 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 8 (14.81%) GIS
6 8 (14.81%) SOA
6 8 (14.81%) RDBMS
6 8 (14.81%) Mobile Computing
6 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
7 7 (12.96%) Analytics
7 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.96%) .NET
7 7 (12.96%) Finance
8 6 (11.11%) Teradata
8 6 (11.11%) SQL
8 6 (11.11%) Java
8 6 (11.11%) SSADM
8 6 (11.11%) Casewise
8 6 (11.11%) Casewise Modeler
8 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (9.26%) Open Source
9 5 (9.26%) Procure-to-pay
9 5 (9.26%) RUP
9 5 (9.26%) SQL Server

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Casewise Modeler
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (9.26%) SAP CO
1 5 (9.26%) SAP SD
1 5 (9.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.85%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.85%) ENOVIA
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) VoIP
2 1 (1.85%) LDAP
2 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (1.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (14.81%) RDBMS
2 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.56%) DTS
4 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 3 (5.56%) ReportNet
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.56%) Cognos Powerplay
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) OLAP
6 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.85%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.85%) DataStage
6 1 (1.85%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Automotive
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) J2EE
2 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) Spring
3 3 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (3.70%) Akka
4 2 (3.70%) Play Framework
4 2 (3.70%) JSON
4 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) Struts
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) SOAP
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.85%) Middleware
5 1 (1.85%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) GIS
1 8 (14.81%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (9.26%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) VMS
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Data Modelling
2 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (20.37%) CRM
4 10 (18.52%) EAI
5 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 8 (14.81%) TOGAF
6 8 (14.81%) SOA
7 7 (12.96%) Analytics
8 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (11.11%) SSADM
9 5 (9.26%) RUP
9 5 (9.26%) Logistics
9 5 (9.26%) Scrum
9 5 (9.26%) Procure-to-pay
10 4 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
10 4 (7.41%) MVC
10 4 (7.41%) TDD
10 4 (7.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
1 6 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) C#
3 3 (5.56%) VB
3 3 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) PhD
3 1 (1.85%) CCIE
3 1 (1.85%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) SAP
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Casewise
3 6 (11.11%) Teradata
4 5 (9.26%) Cognos
4 5 (9.26%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Avaya
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Nokia
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) KANA
6 1 (1.85%) Netezza
6 1 (1.85%) Green Hills
6 1 (1.85%) Splunk
6 1 (1.85%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.85%) MapR