The median contractor rate for a Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 6.46% 4.56% 7.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 4.80% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £458 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £560 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £47.91 £42.00
% change year-on-year -11.29% +14.07%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 311 354 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 95.69% 94.91% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 217 182
Median daily rate £413 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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 26 April 2017, 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 Architect in the job title.

1 15 (33.33%) Web Services
2 13 (28.89%) CSS
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 10 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (22.22%) REST
5 10 (22.22%) HTML
6 9 (20.00%) MySQL
6 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) Ruby
6 9 (20.00%) Ajax
6 9 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (20.00%) JSON
6 9 (20.00%) Django
6 9 (20.00%) Play Framework
6 9 (20.00%) User Experience
6 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 9 (20.00%) CSS3
6 9 (20.00%) HTML5
6 9 (20.00%) Scala
7 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (15.56%) C#
8 6 (13.33%) SAP
8 6 (13.33%) Network Security
8 6 (13.33%) Finance
8 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
9 5 (11.11%) Migration

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 3 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.22%) ArchestrA
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.44%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.22%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Network Security
2 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 9 (20.00%) MySQL
2 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.22%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) HBase
4 1 (2.22%) Impala
4 1 (2.22%) Mahout
4 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
1 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.89%) Automotive
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) Web Services
2 13 (28.89%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) HTML
3 10 (22.22%) REST
4 9 (20.00%) Ajax
4 9 (20.00%) CSS3
4 9 (20.00%) Django
4 9 (20.00%) HTML5
4 9 (20.00%) JSON
4 9 (20.00%) Play Framework
4 9 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (8.89%) .NET
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET
6 3 (6.67%) jQuery
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.44%) LINQ
7 2 (4.44%) NHibernate
7 2 (4.44%) RESTful
7 2 (4.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Open Source
4 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (8.89%) SOA
5 3 (6.67%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.67%) MVC
5 3 (6.67%) OO
5 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.44%) Application Rationalisation
6 2 (4.44%) Cash Management
6 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (4.44%) Memory Management
6 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.44%) Programme Governance
6 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Ruby
1 9 (20.00%) Scala
2 7 (15.56%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.22%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) SAP
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) Remedy
5 1 (2.22%) Rockwell
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Wonderware