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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 48 38
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.40% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +9.37% +1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 199 346 235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 79.92% 84.60% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 211 164
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 26 June 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
1 4 (66.67%) Ajax
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) Django
1 4 (66.67%) Scala
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
2 3 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Digital Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Digital Technical Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Architect
4 1 (16.67%) C# Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Ajax
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) Django
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
1 4 (66.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft