The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Knutsford region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 3 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 16.90% 4.65% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.18% 5.36% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£425 £412 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% +9.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +31.48%
Job Titles Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
66 112 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 92.96% 86.82% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 44
Average daily rate £425 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Architect
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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 30 July 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) J2EE
4 5 (33.33%) JDBC
5 4 (26.67%) JSP
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) JMS
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) Security Management
5 4 (26.67%) Validation
5 4 (26.67%) JNDI
5 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (6.67%) OAuth
8 1 (6.67%) OpenID
8 1 (6.67%) REST

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
2 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) J2EE
1 5 (33.33%) JDBC
2 4 (26.67%) JSP
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) JMS
2 4 (26.67%) JNDI
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) OAuth
4 1 (6.67%) OpenID
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Struts
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
1 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
1 1 (6.67%) CMDB
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
1 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
1 4 (26.67%) Security Management
1 4 (26.67%) Validation
1 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
1 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) FatWire
1 1 (6.67%) Teradata
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe