The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 44 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 28 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.99% 0.39% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 0.41% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 11
Average daily rate £588 £544 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £499 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £589 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £483
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
Technical Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
854 724 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.04% 94.27% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 423 417
Average daily rate £400 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 73
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £41.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Cheshire region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Cheshire region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 11 £625 - 1
Knutsford - 2 £425 -
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 23 (44.23%) Migration
2 20 (38.46%) Data Centre
3 19 (36.54%) NetApp
3 19 (36.54%) FlexPod
4 14 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
5 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 9 (17.31%) Marketing
8 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
9 7 (13.46%) ArchiMate
9 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.54%) .NET
10 6 (11.54%) Java
10 6 (11.54%) Python
11 5 (9.62%) C#
11 5 (9.62%) C++
12 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 4 (7.69%) User Experience
12 4 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
12 4 (7.69%) Oracle
13 3 (5.77%) RUP
13 3 (5.77%) Web Services
13 3 (5.77%) Finance
13 3 (5.77%) Project Management
13 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
13 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (3.85%) IaaS
14 2 (3.85%) MongoDB

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) CICS
1 2 (3.85%) Drupal
1 2 (3.85%) JBoss
1 2 (3.85%) Node.js
1 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
1 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.85%) IaaS
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
1 2 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.85%) Big Data
1 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.85%) DB2
1 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL
2 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Yeoman
General
1 9 (17.31%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) EJB
3 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.85%) J2EE
3 2 (3.85%) JMS
3 2 (3.85%) JSP
3 2 (3.85%) Servlets
3 2 (3.85%) Struts
3 2 (3.85%) WSDL
3 2 (3.85%) XML
3 2 (3.85%) XSD
4 1 (1.92%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 19 (36.54%) FlexPod
3 4 (7.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) PMI
4 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Migration
2 14 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 7 (13.46%) ArchiMate
5 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 3 (5.77%) RUP
8 2 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) CMMI
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.85%) Machine Learning
8 2 (3.85%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.85%) SDLC
8 2 (3.85%) Service Management
8 2 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) Python
3 5 (9.62%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) C++
4 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.85%) COBOL
5 2 (3.85%) R
5 2 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CCIE
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CISSP
3 1 (1.92%) CLAS
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.85%) StatsD
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) NetApp
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Apigee
3 2 (3.85%) BT
3 2 (3.85%) Chordiant
3 2 (3.85%) Citrix
3 2 (3.85%) HP
3 2 (3.85%) Mashery
3 2 (3.85%) Tableau
3 2 (3.85%) Teradata
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.92%) Syclo
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