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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 21 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 15 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.24% 5.90% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 6.72% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £434 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £530 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
-13.06% -4.34%
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
263 253 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 91.96% 87.85% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 136 85
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 40
Average hourly rate £22.35 £17.48 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.89% -41.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 10 (28.57%) .NET
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.00%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) Oracle
4 7 (20.00%) CRM
4 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (17.14%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (14.29%) WCF
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (14.29%) Open Source
7 4 (11.43%) SOA
7 4 (11.43%) XSLT
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) Data Management
7 4 (11.43%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (11.43%) Automotive
7 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (8.57%) Validation
8 3 (8.57%) Migration
8 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) Finance
8 3 (8.57%) NUnit

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
1 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) DB2
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) NUnit
1 3 (8.57%) NCover
1 3 (8.57%) StyleCop
1 3 (8.57%) MSTest
1 3 (8.57%) NDepend
1 3 (8.57%) MSBuild
1 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
1 3 (8.57%) ReSharper
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) NuGet
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (11.43%) Automotive
1 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) WCF
4 4 (11.43%) XSLT
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) Middleware
5 3 (8.57%) WF
5 3 (8.57%) REST
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (5.71%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) Java EE
7 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.86%) Spring
7 1 (2.86%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.86%) EDI
7 1 (2.86%) JMS
7 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.86%) JAXP
7 1 (2.86%) JAXB
7 1 (2.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) DataPower
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) VMS
1 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
3 7 (20.00%) CRM
4 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Data Management
6 4 (11.43%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (11.43%) SOA
7 3 (8.57%) RUP
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Validation
7 3 (8.57%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (8.57%) ATDD
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C#
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) COBOL
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) ABAP
4 1 (2.86%) Pascal
4 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Sybase
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat