The first table below looks at the demand for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Coventry region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 44 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.26% 0.40% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.43% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% +1.85%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
342 234 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 90.24% 93.98% 90.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 72 147
Average daily rate £325 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 24 26
Average hourly rate £18.97 £25.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Technical Architect
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Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Coventry region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Akka
3 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Akka
2 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) AOP
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft