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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank - 11 30
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 0 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 9.22% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category - 10.32% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £440 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £46.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +31.42%
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
147 126 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.84% 89.36% 89.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 50 51
Average daily rate £375 £286 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.00% -8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £217 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £418 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.25 £33.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.07% -33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 1 September 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 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
1 5 (38.46%) SAML
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
1 5 (38.46%) Local Government
1 5 (38.46%) OAuth
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
1 5 (38.46%) CSS3
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (38.46%) Local Government
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) SAML
1 5 (38.46%) OAuth
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Reference Data
2 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Information Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) TSYS