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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.50% 5.47% 7.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 5.93% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £450 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £486 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £556 £850
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -11.51%
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
107 118 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.40% 92.19% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 46
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 21
Median hourly rate £15.15 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.42% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Local Government
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) SAS
3 2 (22.22%) Dropwizard
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL

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 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SAS EBI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Dropwizard
1 2 (22.22%) JSON
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) BYOD
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) MuleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP