The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank - 25 35
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.72% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.78% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
Technical 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
114 129 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.61% 92.81% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 75 81
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 25
Average hourly rate £16.42 £17.42 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £23.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Chester region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Chester region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Technical Architect
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework