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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 18 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 24 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.67% 3.97% 5.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 4.18% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 9
Average daily rate £500 £600 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.62% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £460 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £640 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
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
341 263 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 94.72% 94.95% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 163 133
Average daily rate £365 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 26
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +49.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £36.90 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 17 (29.31%) Retail
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) Migration
4 11 (18.97%) SAP
4 11 (18.97%) CRM
5 10 (17.24%) Oracle
5 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (15.52%) Finance
6 9 (15.52%) CMS
6 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (15.52%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (15.52%) C#
7 8 (13.79%) TDD
8 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.07%) Content Management
8 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
8 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
9 6 (10.34%) iPad
9 6 (10.34%) ArchiMate
9 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
9 6 (10.34%) SQL
9 6 (10.34%) .NET
9 6 (10.34%) IBM
9 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.34%) WCF
9 6 (10.34%) Banking
10 5 (8.62%) MVC
10 5 (8.62%) Windows

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (15.52%) BizTalk Server
1 9 (15.52%) CMS
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.72%) SAS
3 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
1 2 (3.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) CTI
1 3 (5.17%) DNS
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
1 3 (5.17%) VoIP
2 2 (3.45%) RTP
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) Skype
3 1 (1.72%) VLAN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
3 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (29.31%) Retail
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
1 6 (10.34%) WCF
2 3 (5.17%) Middleware
2 3 (5.17%) REST
2 3 (5.17%) RFC 2833
2 3 (5.17%) SAP PI
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.72%) RESTful
4 1 (1.72%) SOAP
4 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) iPad
3 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.90%) Social Media
4 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
4 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) SCADA
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) IVR
5 2 (3.45%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.72%) CESG
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Statistics
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) SUSE
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.69%) Migration
3 11 (18.97%) CRM
4 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
4 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
5 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (13.79%) TDD
7 7 (12.07%) Content Management
7 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
7 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.34%) ArchiMate
9 5 (8.62%) MVC
9 5 (8.62%) SOA
10 4 (6.90%) MODAF
10 4 (6.90%) Scrum
10 4 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
11 3 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (5.17%) Procure-to-pay
11 3 (5.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) C#
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
3 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Python
3 1 (1.72%) R
3 1 (1.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) SAP
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) IBM
3 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) Sitecore
5 3 (5.17%) Adobe
5 3 (5.17%) Avaya
5 3 (5.17%) FatWire
5 3 (5.17%) Guidewire
5 3 (5.17%) hybris
5 3 (5.17%) MuleSoft
5 3 (5.17%) Pega
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) ATG
6 2 (3.45%) Cognos
6 2 (3.45%) Netezza
7 1 (1.72%) EMC
7 1 (1.72%) Lotus
7 1 (1.72%) NetApp
7 1 (1.72%) webMethods