Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Architect
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 38 44
Rank change year-on-year +32 +6 -26
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 129 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 14.32% 3.75% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.23% 4.03% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 21 28
Coventry median daily rate £550 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.28% +3.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £350 £450 £434
90th Percentile £638 £688 £620
West Midlands median daily rate £558 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +6.35% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -44.09% +63.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 847 720 977
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 93.02% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 499 731
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +8.11%
10th Percentile £282 £181 £281
90th Percentile £588 £550 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 39
Coventry median hourly rate £14.39 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.77% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.18 £10.20
90th Percentile £31.65 £34.53 £38.15
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.45% +14.17% -9.64%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Coventry

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Coventry

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Coventry over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Coventry

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Coventry

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (31.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (22.48%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 26 (20.16%) Finance
6 22 (17.05%) Migration
6 22 (17.05%) Cisco
7 21 (16.28%) Data Centre
8 19 (14.73%) .NET
8 19 (14.73%) Waterfall
9 17 (13.18%) SQL
10 15 (11.63%) VMware
11 13 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (10.08%) TOGAF
11 13 (10.08%) PaaS
12 12 (9.30%) Oracle
13 11 (8.53%) Windows
13 11 (8.53%) SaaS
13 11 (8.53%) Project Governance
13 11 (8.53%) Data Architecture
13 11 (8.53%) Microservices
13 11 (8.53%) DevOps
14 10 (7.75%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (7.75%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (7.75%) Linux
14 10 (7.75%) BT
15 9 (6.98%) Identity Management
15 9 (6.98%) Retail
15 9 (6.98%) CRM
15 9 (6.98%) Data Modelling

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.33%) CMS
3 2 (1.55%) Confluence
3 2 (1.55%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.10%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.10%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 40 (31.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (22.48%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (10.08%) PaaS
4 11 (8.53%) SaaS
5 8 (6.20%) Office 365
6 6 (4.65%) IaaS
7 5 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (3.10%) GitHub
9 3 (2.33%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Network Security
1 5 (3.88%) SAN
1 5 (3.88%) VPN
2 4 (3.10%) DNS
3 2 (1.55%) LAN
3 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.55%) VoIP
3 2 (1.55%) WAN
4 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.78%) DKIM
4 1 (0.78%) DMARC
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.78%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.10%) Big Data
3 4 (3.10%) Data Lake
4 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.55%) MySQL
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) GitLab
2 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.55%) Ant
3 2 (1.55%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.55%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.55%) JIRA
3 2 (1.55%) JUnit
3 2 (1.55%) Maven
3 2 (1.55%) Selenium
3 2 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.55%) Subversion
3 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (20.16%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Retail
3 5 (3.88%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.10%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.33%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.73%) .NET
2 5 (3.88%) JSON
3 4 (3.10%) OAuth
3 4 (3.10%) OAuth2
3 4 (3.10%) SAML
4 3 (2.33%) HTML
4 3 (2.33%) Middleware
4 3 (2.33%) REST
5 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.55%) CSS
5 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.55%) Java EE
5 2 (1.55%) JPA
5 2 (1.55%) jQuery
5 2 (1.55%) SOAP
5 2 (1.55%) Spring
5 2 (1.55%) Spring MVC
5 2 (1.55%) Web Services
6 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.75%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (4.65%) PKI
4 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.88%) User Experience
5 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.10%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.33%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.78%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.53%) Windows
2 10 (7.75%) Linux
3 7 (5.43%) Solaris
4 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.05%) Migration
3 19 (14.73%) Waterfall
4 13 (10.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (10.08%) TOGAF
5 11 (8.53%) Data Architecture
5 11 (8.53%) DevOps
5 11 (8.53%) Microservices
5 11 (8.53%) Project Governance
6 10 (7.75%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (6.98%) CRM
7 9 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 9 (6.98%) Identity Management
8 6 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.65%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.65%) Information Security
8 6 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (4.65%) SDLC
8 6 (4.65%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.18%) SQL
2 5 (3.88%) C#
2 5 (3.88%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.10%) Java
4 2 (1.55%) PHP
4 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) CISM
1 7 (5.43%) CISSP
2 5 (3.88%) Degree
3 4 (3.10%) CEH
4 2 (1.55%) CCNA
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.78%) CCNP
5 1 (0.78%) MCSE
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) GDPR
2 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) COBIT
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Terminal Server
1 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.10%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (3.10%) vSphere
3 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.78%) XenApp
5 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) SCOM
2 6 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (4.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (3.10%) QRadar
4 3 (2.33%) vRealize
5 2 (1.55%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.55%) SCCM
6 1 (0.78%) CASB
6 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.05%) Cisco
3 15 (11.63%) VMware
4 12 (9.30%) Oracle
5 10 (7.75%) BT
6 8 (6.20%) IBM
7 6 (4.65%) Citrix
7 6 (4.65%) Symantec
8 5 (3.88%) SAP
9 4 (3.10%) AppDynamics
9 4 (3.10%) F5
9 4 (3.10%) Intel
9 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.55%) CommVault
11 1 (0.78%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.78%) Google
11 1 (0.78%) Microgen
11 1 (0.78%) Retek