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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 10 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 47 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.55% 13.86% 7.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.02% 14.88% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 26
Median daily rate £450 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £428 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £46.25 £59.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
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
391 410 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.07% 93.18% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 256 316
Median daily rate £399 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 50
Median hourly rate £30.25 £18.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.85% -11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +1 29 £450 -23.72% 1
Preston -1 9 £446 -10.75% 1
Lancaster - 1 - - 1
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 37 (39.78%) Linux
2 36 (38.71%) COBOL
3 29 (31.18%) Oracle
4 25 (26.88%) Tuxedo
5 23 (24.73%) Middleware
6 21 (22.58%) Java
7 20 (21.51%) Configuration Management
8 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (18.28%) SOA
9 17 (18.28%) Re-Platforming
10 16 (17.20%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (17.20%) VMware
11 15 (16.13%) VME
11 15 (16.13%) Security Cleared
11 15 (16.13%) Security Architecture
12 14 (15.05%) CESG Certified Professional
12 14 (15.05%) Private Cloud
12 14 (15.05%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (15.05%) Data Modelling
13 13 (13.98%) Migration
13 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
14 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (12.90%) TOGAF
15 11 (11.83%) Zachman Framework
15 11 (11.83%) Defect Management
15 11 (11.83%) DevOps
16 10 (10.75%) JBoss
17 9 (9.68%) SABSA
18 8 (8.60%) Disclosure Scotland
18 8 (8.60%) CLAS

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 25 (26.88%) Tuxedo
2 10 (10.75%) JBoss
3 3 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.15%) Node.js
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.15%) IaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (2.15%) DNS
2 2 (2.15%) Firewall
2 2 (2.15%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) LAN
2 2 (2.15%) SSL
2 2 (2.15%) WAN
3 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.15%) Big Data
4 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MagicDraw
1 1 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.08%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) Middleware
2 3 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.15%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.15%) Spring
3 2 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.15%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) J2EE
4 1 (1.08%) RESTful
4 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Private Cloud
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) PKI
4 3 (3.23%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.15%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.15%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.15%) Smart Energy
5 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.08%) Economics
6 1 (1.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Linux
2 15 (16.13%) VME
3 6 (6.45%) Windows
4 5 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.30%) Unix
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.08%) Android
8 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) Configuration Management
2 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.28%) Re-Platforming
3 17 (18.28%) SOA
4 15 (16.13%) Security Architecture
5 14 (15.05%) Data Modelling
6 13 (13.98%) Migration
7 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (12.90%) TOGAF
8 11 (11.83%) Defect Management
8 11 (11.83%) DevOps
8 11 (11.83%) Zachman Framework
9 9 (9.68%) SABSA
10 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (8.60%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (7.53%) Network Design
12 4 (4.30%) Data Migration
12 4 (4.30%) Information Assurance
13 3 (3.23%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
13 3 (3.23%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.71%) COBOL
2 21 (22.58%) Java
3 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) R
5 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.05%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.60%) CISSP
4 8 (8.60%) CLAS
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.15%) CCIE
6 2 (2.15%) CCNA
6 2 (2.15%) CCNP
6 2 (2.15%) Degree
7 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.15%) ISO27005
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.15%) StatsD
2 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (31.18%) Oracle
2 16 (17.20%) VMware
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.15%) Apigee
4 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.15%) Citrix
4 2 (2.15%) Fujitsu
4 2 (2.15%) Mashery
4 2 (2.15%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.15%) Siebel
4 2 (2.15%) Splunk
4 2 (2.15%) Tableau
4 2 (2.15%) Teradata
5 1 (1.08%) BMC
5 1 (1.08%) Curam
5 1 (1.08%) HP
5 1 (1.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.08%) NetApp
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