The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 58 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 10 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.26% 2.71% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 2.83% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 12
Median daily rate £600 £625 £628
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £519 £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £675 £667
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.73 £71.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.90%
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
738 1094 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.30% 95.55% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 743 387
Median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 72
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -6 7 £650 +4.00%
Chester +8 2 £431 -
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Technical 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 Cheshire region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) SOA
4 12 (31.58%) J2EE
4 12 (31.58%) JSON
5 11 (28.95%) Open Source
6 10 (26.32%) HTML5
6 10 (26.32%) REST
6 10 (26.32%) High Availability
6 10 (26.32%) CSS3
6 10 (26.32%) Oracle
6 10 (26.32%) CSS
6 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 10 (26.32%) HTML
6 10 (26.32%) XML
6 10 (26.32%) HTTP
7 9 (23.68%) Middleware
7 9 (23.68%) Linux
7 9 (23.68%) .NET
7 9 (23.68%) SOAP
7 9 (23.68%) Banking
8 8 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
8 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 8 (21.05%) Apache Camel
8 8 (21.05%) JDBC
8 8 (21.05%) MySQL
8 8 (21.05%) C++
8 8 (21.05%) C
8 8 (21.05%) JBoss
8 8 (21.05%) Apache

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (21.05%) Apache
1 8 (21.05%) JBoss
1 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (10.53%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.89%) PaaS
3 3 (7.89%) SaaS
4 2 (5.26%) Office 365
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) MPLS
3 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) FTP
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
1 8 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Redis
General
1 9 (23.68%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 5 (13.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) J2EE
1 12 (31.58%) JSON
2 10 (26.32%) CSS
2 10 (26.32%) CSS3
2 10 (26.32%) HTML
2 10 (26.32%) HTML5
2 10 (26.32%) REST
2 10 (26.32%) XML
3 9 (23.68%) .NET
3 9 (23.68%) Middleware
3 9 (23.68%) SOAP
4 8 (21.05%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (21.05%) Apache Camel
4 8 (21.05%) JDBC
5 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 6 (15.79%) CAML
6 4 (10.53%) Dropwizard
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Biometrics
1 4 (10.53%) Smartcard
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) CESG
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) SOA
3 11 (28.95%) Open Source
4 10 (26.32%) High Availability
5 8 (21.05%) E-business
6 7 (18.42%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (13.16%) Data Management
7 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
7 5 (13.16%) Microservices
7 5 (13.16%) OWASP
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
8 4 (10.53%) OO
8 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.89%) MVC
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.89%) TDD
9 3 (7.89%) Validation
10 2 (5.26%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) C
3 8 (21.05%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) C#
4 6 (15.79%) FQL
4 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.79%) VB
5 3 (7.89%) SQL
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) IBM
3 6 (15.79%) ServiceNow
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Forcepoint
5 2 (5.26%) Juniper