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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 22 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.91% 6.17% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.15% 6.52% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 2
Median daily rate £450 £475 £730
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -34.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
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
195 230 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.06% 94.65% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 142 68
Median daily rate £388 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.29% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £14.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £38.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 7 (53.85%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) Dropwizard
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Intune
5 2 (15.38%) IaaS
5 2 (15.38%) SaaS
5 2 (15.38%) PaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS

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 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (15.38%) Skype
1 2 (15.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
General
1 2 (15.38%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Dropwizard
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle