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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 25 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.99% 3.51% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 3.80% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £444 £488 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £486 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -19.53%
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
141 158 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.38% 92.40% 87.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 111 44
Median daily rate £400 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -57.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 September 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 10 (76.92%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) Dropwizard
4 4 (30.77%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (15.38%) SCCM
6 2 (15.38%) SCOM
6 2 (15.38%) High Availability
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop

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 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Office 365
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
1 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Dropwizard
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft