Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 48 61
Rank change year-on-year +37 +13 -37
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 96 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 11.05% 1.78% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.85% 1.92% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 8 19
Coventry median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £373 £426 £369
90th Percentile £628 £550 £603
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.82 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +98.85% -53.80%

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 810 626 905
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.21% 93.02% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 424 621
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +7.38%
10th Percentile £281 £173 £290
90th Percentile £576 £525 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 46 38
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.43% +11.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £34.13 £35.88 £41.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -14.29%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (20.83%) Finance
4 20 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (19.79%) Migration
6 15 (15.63%) .NET
7 14 (14.58%) SQL
7 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
8 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
10 10 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (10.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (10.42%) PaaS
10 10 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (10.42%) Identity Management
11 9 (9.38%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.38%) Data Architecture
12 8 (8.33%) Microservices
12 8 (8.33%) Project Governance
12 8 (8.33%) Oracle
12 8 (8.33%) CRM
12 8 (8.33%) BT
12 8 (8.33%) VMware
12 8 (8.33%) TOGAF
13 7 (7.29%) Windows
13 7 (7.29%) User Experience
13 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (7.29%) Data Migration
13 7 (7.29%) Identity Access Management

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 (5.21%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.13%) CMS
2 3 (3.13%) Sitefinity
3 2 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) ENOVIA
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.42%) PaaS
4 6 (6.25%) Office 365
5 5 (5.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (5.21%) SaaS
6 4 (4.17%) GitHub
7 3 (3.13%) IaaS
8 2 (2.08%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.04%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (1.04%) Serverless
9 1 (1.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Network Security
2 3 (3.13%) DNS
2 3 (3.13%) SAN
3 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.04%) DHCP
4 1 (1.04%) DKIM
4 1 (1.04%) DMARC
4 1 (1.04%) Firewall
4 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.04%) Skype
4 1 (1.04%) VPN
4 1 (1.04%) VSAN
4 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (3.13%) Data Lake
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) GitLab
2 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.08%) Ant
3 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.08%) JIRA
3 2 (2.08%) JUnit
3 2 (2.08%) Maven
3 2 (2.08%) Selenium
3 2 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.08%) Subversion
3 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Automotive
2 6 (6.25%) Retail
3 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.63%) .NET
2 5 (5.21%) OAuth
2 5 (5.21%) OAuth2
2 5 (5.21%) SAML
3 3 (3.13%) JSON
3 3 (3.13%) WF
4 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.08%) CSS
4 2 (2.08%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.08%) HTML
4 2 (2.08%) Java EE
4 2 (2.08%) JPA
4 2 (2.08%) jQuery
4 2 (2.08%) REST
4 2 (2.08%) SOAP
4 2 (2.08%) Spring
4 2 (2.08%) Spring MVC
4 2 (2.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.42%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.29%) User Experience
4 5 (5.21%) PKI
5 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Solaris
3 2 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.79%) Migration
3 14 (14.58%) Waterfall
4 13 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (10.42%) Identity Management
5 10 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (9.38%) Data Architecture
6 9 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.33%) CRM
7 8 (8.33%) Microservices
7 8 (8.33%) Project Governance
7 8 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.29%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.29%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (6.25%) Business Transformation
9 6 (6.25%) Scrum
10 5 (5.21%) PLM
10 5 (5.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.13%) C#
3 3 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) CEH
1 4 (4.17%) CISM
1 4 (4.17%) CISSP
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.04%) CCNA
2 1 (1.04%) CCNP
2 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.04%) MCSE
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) GDPR
2 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.04%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.04%) vSphere
2 1 (1.04%) XenApp
2 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.08%) QRadar
2 2 (2.08%) SCOM
2 2 (2.08%) vRealize
3 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.33%) BT
2 8 (8.33%) Oracle
2 8 (8.33%) VMware
3 6 (6.25%) Cisco
3 6 (6.25%) Citrix
4 3 (3.13%) IBM
4 3 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.08%) Intel
5 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.04%) Apple
6 1 (1.04%) CommVault
6 1 (1.04%) Google
6 1 (1.04%) Retek