The table below looks at the statistics for the Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Solution Architect
Rank 34 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.47% 2.99% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 3.30% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£471 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £43.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+35.30% +9.93%
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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
307 333 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 90.03% 90.49% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 174 72
Average daily rate £350 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solutions Architect in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 August 2015.

Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Netezza
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
3 1 (12.50%) SCADA
3 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
3 1 (12.50%) Pega
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) hybris
3 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Guidewire
3 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing

Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 3 (37.50%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) SCADA
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) FatWire
2 1 (12.50%) Netezza
2 1 (12.50%) Pega
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (12.50%) Guidewire
2 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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