The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Knutsford region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 16 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 9.02% 5.45% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.73% 5.56% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £428 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £418 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £438 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £480
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.21 £42.00 £41.03
% change year-on-year
+19.53% +2.37%
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 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
113 54 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 92.62% 98.18% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 36 35
Median daily rate £425 £400 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +43.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Knutsford region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Knutsford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) Code Coverage
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) TestComplete
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (23.53%) CCEA
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) Windows
7 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) JBoss
8 3 (17.65%) RUP
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) XSD

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) CICS
1 3 (17.65%) JBoss
1 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
2 4 (23.53%) TestComplete
3 3 (17.65%) ClearCase
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) EJB
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) JMS
3 3 (17.65%) JSP
3 3 (17.65%) Middleware
3 3 (17.65%) Servlets
3 3 (17.65%) Struts
3 3 (17.65%) WSDL
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) XSD
4 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
1 3 (17.65%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 6 (35.29%) Code Coverage
3 6 (35.29%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) CMMI
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) RUP
5 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Assembly Language
2 3 (17.65%) COBOL
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) CCEA
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Chordiant
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Sun