The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 74 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% - 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate £400 - £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £520
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -1.13%
Technical Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 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
Chester - 1 £400 -
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Android
3 4 (50.00%) Telematics
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) JSON
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) Replication
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon Glacier
3 4 (50.00%) Route 53
3 4 (50.00%) Big Data
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (50.00%) Android Development
3 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 4 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) Office Automation

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 4 (50.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Architect
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (50.00%) Replication
3 4 (50.00%) Telematics
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Android Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (25.00%) Office Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Syclo