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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Solution Architect
Rank 54 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 7 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.21% 5.01% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 5.37% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Median daily rate £553 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% +17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £650 £538
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 £48.83 £50.75 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-3.79% -2.87%
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
529 335 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 91.52% 93.31% 90.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 220 148
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 32
Median hourly rate £13.68 £12.25 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.67% -35.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £20.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Solutions Architect across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) SAP HCM
3 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Skype
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Boomi
4 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
4 1 (6.25%) Office 365

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%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (12.50%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Boomi
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
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%) Data Centre
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 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) ArchiMate
3 1 (6.25%) BPR
3 1 (6.25%) Business Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) EAI
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (6.25%) Cognizant