The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 11 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 13 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.35% 0.58% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.48% 0.65% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
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£440 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £35.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+54.28% -16.66%
Architect
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 154 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 89.21% 89.53% 91.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 49
Average daily rate £285 £312 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £464 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £33.68 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.54% -14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 7 (38.89%) MVC
1 7 (38.89%) Maven
1 7 (38.89%) RESTful
1 7 (38.89%) Marketing
1 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
1 7 (38.89%) Adobe
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 6 (33.33%) OSGi
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (27.78%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Local Government
5 2 (11.11%) Brocade

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (27.78%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Maven
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (38.89%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) RESTful
1 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
2 6 (33.33%) OSGi
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Adobe
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (11.11%) Brocade
4 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp