Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an Azure Architect was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 67 81
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -
Contract jobs requiring an Azure Architect 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.16% 0.67% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.72% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Coventry median daily rate £650 £550 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +0.92% -
10th Percentile £549 £525 £541
90th Percentile £716 £575 £549
West Midlands median daily rate £575 £550 £508
% change year-on-year +4.55% +8.37% +6.84%
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 904 695 863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 93.16% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 471 648
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £290 £245 £270
90th Percentile £575 £540 £542
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 34
Coventry median hourly rate £13.00 £21.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.82% +37.10% +19.23%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.63 £10.75
90th Percentile £33.05 £42.63 £25.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -13.51% +10.45% +5.18%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Architect in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Azure Architect in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) API Design
4 2 (18.18%) Power BI
4 2 (18.18%) Service Design
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (18.18%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (18.18%) Serverless
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) PaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
5 1 (9.09%) Project Governance
5 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation

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 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (18.18%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Serverless
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) API Design
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Contract Management
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Single Customer View
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Microgen