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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 28 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.18% 8.27% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 8.73% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£563 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.03% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £66.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-9.84% +83.33%
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
161 126 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 95.27% 94.74% 90.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 48
Average daily rate £375 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £209 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £410 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 20
Average hourly rate £19.03 £27.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.51% -14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
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 4 August 2015, 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 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
1 9 (40.91%) Mobile App
2 8 (36.36%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (31.82%) SOA
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) SAML
3 7 (31.82%) Local Government
3 7 (31.82%) OAuth
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 7 (31.82%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (13.64%) RESTful
6 3 (13.64%) REST
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) UNIX
7 2 (9.09%) Linux

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (31.82%) Local Government
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) SAML
2 7 (31.82%) OAuth
2 7 (31.82%) CSS3
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 3 (13.64%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
2 7 (31.82%) SOA
2 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (31.82%) Open Source
3 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Microservices
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (4.55%) Unified Process
7 1 (4.55%) Information Management
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
1 7 (31.82%) Citrix
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) TSYS