The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 26 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 103 146 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.21% 7.35% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.60% 7.83% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 46
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £604 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £39.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+27.38% -12.77%
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
1560 1865 1397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.09% 93.86% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1053 853
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 73 63
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Stockport -3 8 £525 +2.43%
Bolton -2 1 - -
Salford -11 1 - - 3
Cheadle - 1 £550 -
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Manchester region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 61 (24.21%) Migration
2 59 (23.41%) Data Centre
3 42 (16.67%) Finance
4 33 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (12.30%) TOGAF
6 29 (11.51%) Microsoft
7 27 (10.71%) SOA
7 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (10.32%) CRM
8 26 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (8.33%) ERP
10 21 (8.33%) Active Directory
11 20 (7.94%) MS Excel
11 20 (7.94%) Banking
12 19 (7.54%) SAP
13 18 (7.14%) Java
13 18 (7.14%) Security Cleared
14 17 (6.75%) LAN
14 17 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (6.35%) Project Management
15 16 (6.35%) Oracle
15 16 (6.35%) Windows
16 15 (5.95%) WAN
16 15 (5.95%) Cisco
16 15 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (5.95%) PaaS
16 15 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (5.56%) Information Architecture

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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.38%) CMS
4 5 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.59%) SAS
6 3 (1.19%) JBoss
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.79%) Mule
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.40%) IIS
8 1 (0.40%) Liferay
8 1 (0.40%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.59%) MS Office
3 3 (1.19%) MS Project
3 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.78%) SAP ERP
1 7 (2.78%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.59%) SAP BPC
2 4 (1.59%) SAP GRC
3 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.79%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.40%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.95%) PaaS
3 14 (5.56%) SaaS
4 8 (3.17%) IaaS
5 6 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.38%) GitHub
6 4 (1.59%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.19%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.19%) Office 365
8 2 (0.79%) Force.com
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.75%) LAN
2 15 (5.95%) WAN
3 11 (4.37%) Firewall
4 7 (2.78%) SAN
5 5 (1.98%) DNS
5 5 (1.98%) Network Security
5 5 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.98%) Wireless
6 4 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.59%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.59%) MPLS
6 4 (1.59%) NAS
6 4 (1.59%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.59%) VLAN
7 3 (1.19%) DHCP
7 3 (1.19%) PBX
7 3 (1.19%) Skype
7 3 (1.19%) SMTP
7 3 (1.19%) VoIP
7 3 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.76%) GIS
2 11 (4.37%) Spatial Data
3 7 (2.78%) SAP BW
4 6 (2.38%) Big Data
4 6 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.19%) DB2
6 3 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.79%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) Impala
8 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (3.97%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.19%) Subversion
4 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.40%) Ant
5 1 (0.40%) JUnit
5 1 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 42 (16.67%) Finance
2 20 (7.94%) Banking
3 6 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.38%) Marketing
4 5 (1.98%) Retail
5 3 (1.19%) Advertising
5 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.79%) Billing
6 2 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.57%) Web Services
2 8 (3.17%) Middleware
3 6 (2.38%) .NET
3 6 (2.38%) EDI
3 6 (2.38%) XML
4 5 (1.98%) PostGIS
4 5 (1.98%) SOAP
5 4 (1.59%) HTML
6 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.19%) J2EE
6 3 (1.19%) JMS
6 3 (1.19%) JSON
6 3 (1.19%) React
7 2 (0.79%) Durandal
7 2 (0.79%) EJS
7 2 (0.79%) Jinja
7 2 (0.79%) LESS
7 2 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.79%) Pug
7 2 (0.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.41%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 6 (2.38%) User Experience
7 4 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.59%) IVR
8 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.19%) Replication
8 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.79%) PKI
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.35%) Windows
2 11 (4.37%) AIX
3 9 (3.57%) Linux
4 8 (3.17%) Unix
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.19%) HPUX
6 3 (1.19%) Solaris
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) CentOS
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.21%) Migration
2 33 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (12.30%) TOGAF
4 27 (10.71%) SOA
5 26 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (10.32%) CRM
6 24 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (8.33%) ERP
8 17 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.35%) Project Management
10 14 (5.56%) Information Architecture
11 13 (5.16%) Data Modelling
12 12 (4.76%) Data Migration
13 11 (4.37%) Business Analysis
13 11 (4.37%) Domain-Driven Design
14 10 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (3.97%) Network Design
15 9 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (3.57%) Identity Access Management
15 9 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.14%) Java
2 13 (5.16%) Python
3 8 (3.17%) SQL
4 4 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.19%) PHP
5 3 (1.19%) Ruby
6 2 (0.79%) C
6 2 (0.79%) C#
6 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.79%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.40%) C++
7 1 (0.40%) Clojure
7 1 (0.40%) Groovy
7 1 (0.40%) JCL
7 1 (0.40%) Perl
7 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.40%) R
7 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.37%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.97%) CISSP
4 9 (3.57%) Degree
5 7 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.59%) CISM
6 4 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.19%) CCDP
7 3 (1.19%) CCIE
8 2 (0.79%) CISA
9 1 (0.40%) CCA
9 1 (0.40%) CCDA
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CRISC
9 1 (0.40%) MCSE
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 7 (2.78%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.40%) HDFS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.40%) vCloud
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.40%) XenApp
4 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (1.19%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.79%) Puppet
2 2 (0.79%) SCCM
2 2 (0.79%) SCOM
3 1 (0.40%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.40%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (0.40%) Icinga
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) SCSM
3 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 29 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.54%) SAP
3 16 (6.35%) Oracle
4 15 (5.95%) Cisco
5 13 (5.16%) IBM
6 11 (4.37%) F5
7 10 (3.97%) Citrix
7 10 (3.97%) VMware
8 6 (2.38%) ForgeRock
8 6 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.38%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.98%) ESRI
9 5 (1.98%) Tableau
10 4 (1.59%) Ariba
10 4 (1.59%) Concur
10 4 (1.59%) HP
11 3 (1.19%) hybris
11 3 (1.19%) NetApp
12 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.79%) Riverbed
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