The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford 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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 8 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.21% 18.46% 6.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.88% 20.34% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Average daily rate
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£368 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £499 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £54.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.18% +54.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford 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
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 59 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 94.39% 90.77% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 33 60
Average daily rate £400 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.39 - -
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 Knutsford

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
2 6 (31.58%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (26.32%) SOA
3 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
4 4 (21.05%) TestComplete
4 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (21.05%) Puppet
4 4 (21.05%) CFEngine
4 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
4 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
4 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
4 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (21.05%) SaltStack
4 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (21.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (5.26%) Documentum
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (5.26%) AquaLogic
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 4 (21.05%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) CTI
1 1 (5.26%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
2 4 (21.05%) TestComplete
2 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.53%) Lombardi
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) J2EE
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 3 (15.79%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 2 (10.53%) WSDL
4 2 (10.53%) JDBC
4 2 (10.53%) JSP
4 2 (10.53%) Servlets
4 2 (10.53%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) SOA
4 4 (21.05%) Code Coverage
4 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) BPEL
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) EAI
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Python
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
1 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
1 4 (21.05%) CFEngine
1 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
1 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) SaltStack
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) Pega