The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 34 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.59% 4.47% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 4.76% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Average daily rate
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£480 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £480 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £529 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
Architect
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool 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
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
291 168 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 92.68% 93.85% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 91 87
Average daily rate £300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £153 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.65 £26.50 £15.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 2015, 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 9 (45.00%) Oracle
1 9 (45.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Middleware
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 3 (15.00%) HP Helion
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Lync
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (10.00%) Lync
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) HP Helion
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) SoftLayer
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) VLDB
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) ERwin
1 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Scala
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Teradata
4 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
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