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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 42 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.42% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 0.49% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Median daily rate £613 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £36.50 £21.44
% change year-on-year
+17.80% +70.24%
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
555 810 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.09% 80.20% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 563 315
Median daily rate £415 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £644 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.64 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 - 10 £650 - 2
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 13 (48.15%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) JSON
4 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 12 (44.44%) Content Management
4 12 (44.44%) Web Development
4 12 (44.44%) TDD
4 12 (44.44%) Scrum
4 12 (44.44%) Spring
4 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (44.44%) RESTful
4 12 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (44.44%) HTML5
4 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) CSS
4 12 (44.44%) CSS3
4 12 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 11 (40.74%) Cucumber
5 11 (40.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (40.74%) SDLC
5 11 (40.74%) Dropwizard
5 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
5 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
5 11 (40.74%) ATG
5 11 (40.74%) CMS
5 11 (40.74%) hybris
5 11 (40.74%) Kanban

Technical Architecture
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 11 (40.74%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) IaaS
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) HBase
2 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 2 (7.41%) DB2
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
3 1 (3.70%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.70%) EasyMock
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) JBehave
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
3 1 (3.70%) Mockito
3 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Architect
2 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Domain Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Principal Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Data Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Digital Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Java Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Junior
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Project Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Principal Data Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Project Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Rollout Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Rollout Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) JSON
2 12 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 12 (44.44%) CSS
2 12 (44.44%) CSS3
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) HTML5
2 12 (44.44%) RESTful
2 12 (44.44%) Spring
3 11 (40.74%) Dropwizard
3 11 (40.74%) jQuery
4 4 (14.81%) Middleware
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE
6 2 (7.41%) XML
7 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.70%) Express
7 1 (3.70%) JMS
7 1 (3.70%) JMX
7 1 (3.70%) Material Design
7 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (11.11%) Ontologies
2 3 (11.11%) Taxonomies
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) AIX
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 12 (44.44%) Content Management
2 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
2 12 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (44.44%) Scrum
2 12 (44.44%) TDD
2 12 (44.44%) Web Development
3 11 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 11 (40.74%) Kanban
3 11 (40.74%) Pair Programming
3 11 (40.74%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (40.74%) Risk Management
3 11 (40.74%) SDLC
3 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
4 9 (33.33%) Business Transformation
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) CITP
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) IISP
4 1 (3.70%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Capistrano
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) ATG
1 11 (40.74%) hybris
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) AppSense
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Mercator
3 1 (3.70%) VMware