The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 30 28 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.83% 1.14% 7.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 1.19% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £438 £563 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £553 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £573 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £488
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -2.45%
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
175 168 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.63% 96.00% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 85 53
Median daily rate £413 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -20.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £11.78 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

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 28 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Chester region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Dropwizard
4 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
4 5 (27.78%) JSON
4 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
5 4 (22.22%) SCOM
5 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 3 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) J2EE
7 2 (11.11%) MySQL
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.11%) IaaS
3 2 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (11.11%) PaaS
3 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (11.11%) Skype
1 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Dropwizard
2 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) High Availability
4 3 (16.67%) Microservices
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
6 1 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle