The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Applications Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Architect
Rank 104 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £468 £418 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.97% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £550
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Applications 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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1771 1545 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 95.25% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 927 668
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Applications Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Applications Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Applications 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 Manchester region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Billing
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Billing
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix