The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Solutions Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 50 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 9 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.74% 3.44% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 3.66% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £490 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.30%
Solutions 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
482 355 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 93.05% 93.92% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 221 131
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.08 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.37% -34.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £20.05 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Coventry region that featured Solutions Architect in the job title.

Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Solutions Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region featuring Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) General Ledger
3 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (18.75%) SAP FI
3 3 (18.75%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (18.75%) Cash Management
3 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365
4 2 (12.50%) SAP HCM
4 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (12.50%) Skype
4 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Automotive
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) CMS
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) ABAP

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP FI
1 3 (18.75%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (12.50%) SAP HCM
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
3 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Boomi
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) Impala
3 1 (6.25%) Mahout
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) General Ledger
3 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ALE
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) SCADA
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Cash Management
1 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) ArchiMate
3 1 (6.25%) BPR
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) EAI
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft