The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 18 April 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 Liverpool 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 18 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 4 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.96% 4.55% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 4.73% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate £450 £495 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 148 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 94.07% 96.10% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 82 91
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £100.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Architect
Merseyside

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Siebel
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Network Design
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) COBOL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Siebel
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Casewise
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