Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Azure Architect was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 23 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.

Microsoft Azure Architect
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 58 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Architect 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.90% 0.58% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.63% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Coventry median daily rate £600 £506 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -2.41% -
10th Percentile £563 £441 £502
90th Percentile £660 £567 £551
West Midlands median daily rate £560 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +14.87% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 831 637 903
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.48% 92.86% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 436 626
Coventry median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £181 £287
90th Percentile £588 £538 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 37
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.43% +11.67% -
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £29.55 £40.38 £41.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.34% +8.02% -11.76%

Azure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Architect in Coventry

Azure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure Architect in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Azure 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 Azure Architect in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) API Design
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 2 (25.00%) WF
5 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
5 1 (12.50%) Single Customer View
5 1 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV

Azure 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) WF
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) API Design
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Single Customer View
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft