The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 27 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 20 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.69% 10.70% 7.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.04% 11.50% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 20
Median daily rate £600 £600 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £458 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -8.75%
Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 400 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.98% 93.02% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 271 278
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £164 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £740 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 23
Median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fleetwood - 10 £600 -
Blackpool -25 6 £638 +1.59%
Preston -2 1 £375 -30.23%
Lytham St Annes - 1 £467 -
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Lancashire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 18 (33.96%) LAN
2 16 (30.19%) WAN
3 14 (26.42%) ITIL
3 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (26.42%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (24.53%) CCIE
4 13 (24.53%) TOGAF
4 13 (24.53%) ITIL V3
4 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
5 12 (22.64%) Network Architecture
5 12 (22.64%) Internet
6 10 (18.87%) CCNP
6 10 (18.87%) VoIP
6 10 (18.87%) Degree
7 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
7 9 (16.98%) Cisco
8 8 (15.09%) Oracle
9 7 (13.21%) Network Security
9 7 (13.21%) Java
9 7 (13.21%) CCNA
9 7 (13.21%) BCP
10 6 (11.32%) Service Management
10 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
10 6 (11.32%) Network Design
11 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.43%) NHS
12 4 (7.55%) IBM
12 4 (7.55%) Broadband
12 4 (7.55%) Middleware
12 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (5.66%) JBoss
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.89%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) LAN
2 16 (30.19%) WAN
3 14 (26.42%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (22.64%) Internet
5 10 (18.87%) VoIP
6 7 (13.21%) Network Security
7 4 (7.55%) Broadband
8 2 (3.77%) Intranet
9 1 (1.89%) DHCP
9 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 2 (3.77%) RESTful
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) NHS
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) RIA
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) AIX
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
1 3 (5.66%) Solaris
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) HPUX
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) ITIL V3
2 13 (24.53%) TOGAF
3 12 (22.64%) Network Architecture
4 7 (13.21%) BCP
5 6 (11.32%) Network Design
5 6 (11.32%) Service Management
6 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (7.55%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (5.66%) Validation
9 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.77%) Project Management
9 2 (3.77%) SOA
9 2 (3.77%) TDD
9 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Java
2 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.89%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (24.53%) CCIE
3 10 (18.87%) CCNP
3 10 (18.87%) Degree
4 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
5 7 (13.21%) CCNA
6 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.89%) APMP
8 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.89%) ISEB
8 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Netcool
1 1 (1.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) Curam
5 1 (1.89%) EMC
5 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.89%) VMware