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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 11 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 35 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.22% 8.42% 9.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.86% 8.90% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 27
Median daily rate £538 £600 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £700 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.01% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £64.29 £82.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £42.00 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -19.61%
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
295 517 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.55% 94.69% 86.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 379 225
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.95 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +58.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £15.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Blackpool +6 10 £613 -2.00%
Preston -3 7 £437 -20.59%
Fleetwood - 7 £550 -
Lytham St Annes - 7 £423 -
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 25 (27.17%) COBOL
2 24 (26.09%) Linux
3 20 (21.74%) Oracle
4 17 (18.48%) Middleware
5 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 14 (15.22%) LAN
6 14 (15.22%) WAN
7 12 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 12 (13.04%) JBoss
7 12 (13.04%) Tuxedo
8 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
8 11 (11.96%) Network Design
8 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
9 10 (10.87%) VME
9 10 (10.87%) TOGAF
9 10 (10.87%) Finance
9 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (9.78%) CCIE
10 9 (9.78%) Degree
11 8 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (7.61%) CISSP
12 7 (7.61%) HP
12 7 (7.61%) ITIL
12 7 (7.61%) Java
12 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
13 6 (6.52%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (6.52%) CLAS
13 6 (6.52%) Re-Platforming
13 6 (6.52%) Network Architecture

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 12 (13.04%) JBoss
1 12 (13.04%) Tuxedo
2 3 (3.26%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) LAN
1 14 (15.22%) WAN
2 8 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (6.52%) Internet
4 4 (4.35%) VoIP
5 3 (3.26%) Network Security
5 3 (3.26%) SSL
6 2 (2.17%) DNS
6 2 (2.17%) Firewall
6 2 (2.17%) Intranet
7 1 (1.09%) Broadband
7 1 (1.09%) DHCP
7 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.09%) DB2
4 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.09%) MagicDraw
1 1 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.09%) Marketing
2 1 (1.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) Middleware
2 2 (2.17%) RESTful
2 2 (2.17%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
3 1 (1.09%) jQuery
3 1 (1.09%) SOAP
3 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
1 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) NHS
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) CESG
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) RIA
5 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.09%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) VME
3 3 (3.26%) AIX
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (3.26%) Solaris
3 3 (3.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) HPUX
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) Data Modelling
2 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
2 11 (11.96%) Network Design
3 10 (10.87%) TOGAF
4 7 (7.61%) ITIL
5 6 (6.52%) Network Architecture
5 6 (6.52%) Project Management
5 6 (6.52%) Re-Platforming
6 5 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.43%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.43%) SOA
7 4 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (4.35%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (4.35%) ITSM
7 4 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 4 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (3.26%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (3.26%) Open Source
8 3 (3.26%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) COBOL
2 7 (7.61%) Java
3 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.78%) CCIE
4 9 (9.78%) Degree
5 7 (7.61%) CISSP
6 6 (6.52%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (6.52%) CLAS
7 5 (5.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (5.43%) CCNP
8 4 (4.35%) CCNA
9 1 (1.09%) APMP
9 1 (1.09%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.09%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.09%) ISEB
9 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Netcool
1 1 (1.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Oracle
2 7 (7.61%) HP
3 5 (5.43%) Cisco
3 5 (5.43%) IBM
4 4 (4.35%) Fujitsu
5 3 (3.26%) VMware
6 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.17%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.17%) Splunk
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) Curam
7 1 (1.09%) EMC
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.09%) PeopleSoft