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 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Architect
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 98 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.22% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.23% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £494 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
1281 1721 1428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.75% 95.40% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 988 811
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 52
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Xcode
2 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
2 2 (28.57%) NFC
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (28.57%) People Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
2 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Material Design
3 1 (14.29%) SAP BPC
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
1 2 (28.57%) NFC
1 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Xcode
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 2 (28.57%) Material Design
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JDBC
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) WSDL
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Development
1 2 (28.57%) People Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) BPEL
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) IBM