The median contractor rate for a Solutions Architect was £520 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solution Architect
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 37 36 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Solutions Architect 5 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.39% 1.99% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.08% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £520 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% -8.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.75 £62.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year -6.00% +26.26%  

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 337 337 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 93.61% 95.74% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 217 168
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Solutions Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Solutions Architect in Coventry

Solutions Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Solutions Architect in Coventry

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Solutions 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 Solutions Architect in the job title.

1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (23.08%) SAP FI
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 3 (23.08%) SAP FSCM
2 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
2 3 (23.08%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (15.38%) Office 365
3 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) SQL

Solutions Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.69%) ArchestrA
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP FI
1 3 (23.08%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) HBase
3 1 (7.69%) Impala
3 1 (7.69%) Mahout
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
1 1 (7.69%) Django
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
1 3 (23.08%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Acquisition
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Management
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
1 1 (7.69%) Scala
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Rockwell
3 1 (7.69%) Wonderware