The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Technical Architecture
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 45 38
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.42% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.34% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +41.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 - £49.50

Technical Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 300 298 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 85.47% 82.32% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 198 121
Median daily rate £445 £421 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +17.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Coventry

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) Django
2 4 (44.44%) Scala
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
2 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
3 3 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) ABAP

Technical Architecture
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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP WM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) NoSQL
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Digital Technical Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Applications Architect
4 2 (22.22%) C# Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Management Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Workforce Management Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) Django
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) JSON
2 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
2 4 (44.44%) REST
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) LINQ
3 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
2 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
2 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) WFM
3 1 (11.11%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) ABAP
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Syclo