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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 10 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 6 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.00% 9.21% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.71% 9.86% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £431 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +3.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
Architect
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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
56 142 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 93.33% 93.42% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 66 43
Average daily rate £365 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 4 (25.00%) JDBC
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) Security Management
5 3 (18.75%) JNDI
5 3 (18.75%) Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (18.75%) JMS
5 3 (18.75%) JSP
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Informatica
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (6.25%) CICS
1 1 (6.25%) PowerExchange
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
3 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) JDBC
3 3 (18.75%) JSP
3 3 (18.75%) JMS
3 3 (18.75%) JNDI
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Struts
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) IVR
1 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
1 1 (6.25%) CMDB
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
1 4 (25.00%) Security Management
1 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (25.00%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Informatica
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) FatWire
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle