Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 16 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 47 16
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 41 38 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 5.35% 3.87% 7.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.73% 4.23% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 78
Coventry median daily rate £500 £515 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% -6.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £421 £453 £400
90th Percentile £653 £638 £700
West Midlands median daily rate £515 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +0.49% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £55.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year -44.09% +63.93% -6.08%

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 716 898 667
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.35% 91.45% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 664 420
Coventry median daily rate £415 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £273 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 42
Coventry median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -6.25% -29.48%
10th Percentile £12.68 £10.65 £10.33
90th Percentile £36.08 £26.75 £30.86
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.52% -8.88% +6.25%

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 January 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 January 2018, 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 (36.59%) Migration
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) Office 365
4 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (21.95%) Data Migration
7 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
8 7 (17.07%) .NET
9 6 (14.63%) Oracle
9 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
10 5 (12.20%) C#
10 5 (12.20%) Google
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (12.20%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (9.76%) Data Architecture
11 4 (9.76%) VMware
11 4 (9.76%) Project Management
11 4 (9.76%) Java
11 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.76%) Web Services
11 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (7.32%) Unix
12 3 (7.32%) Windows
12 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
12 3 (7.32%) Linux

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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Office 365
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) Skype
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (4.88%) Power BI
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.88%) Automotive
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) REST
3 2 (4.88%) SOAP
3 2 (4.88%) Spring
3 2 (4.88%) WF
4 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
1 2 (4.88%) User Experience
1 2 (4.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
1 3 (7.32%) Unix
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Migration
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) Data Migration
4 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.20%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.76%) Data Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) SOA
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Workflow
8 2 (4.88%) ArchiMate
8 2 (4.88%) Change Control
8 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) C#
3 4 (9.76%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) CCNA
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Google
4 4 (9.76%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Sage
5 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.44%) Siebel
5 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds