The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 27 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 113 91 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.15% 6.51% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 6.80% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 27
Average daily rate £480 £494 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.78% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £652 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £40.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+32.87% -9.24%
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
1744 1339 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.94% 95.78% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 783 576
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 51
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 2 £500 -
Bolton - 1 £485 -
Salford - 1 £388 -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 84 (30.11%) Finance
2 64 (22.94%) Migration
3 59 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (18.64%) TOGAF
5 46 (16.49%) Banking
6 40 (14.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 34 (12.19%) Retail
7 34 (12.19%) Data Modelling
8 33 (11.83%) Java
8 33 (11.83%) Data Centre
9 32 (11.47%) Scrum
10 29 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (10.39%) Microsoft
10 29 (10.39%) Windows
10 29 (10.39%) SOA
11 28 (10.04%) Technical Architecture
12 27 (9.68%) User Experience
13 26 (9.32%) HTML
14 23 (8.24%) Web Services
15 22 (7.89%) Mainframe
16 21 (7.53%) Middleware
16 21 (7.53%) WebSphere
17 20 (7.17%) Oracle
17 20 (7.17%) Security Cleared
18 19 (6.81%) Analytics
19 18 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (6.09%) Data Governance
21 16 (5.73%) BDD
21 16 (5.73%) Information Architecture
21 16 (5.73%) CRM

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 21 (7.53%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.87%) CMS
4 5 (1.79%) CICS
5 3 (1.08%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.72%) JBoss
6 2 (0.72%) Node.js
6 2 (0.72%) SAS
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.36%) Lync
7 1 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.08%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.36%) Radian6
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.30%) SaaS
2 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.23%) IaaS
4 7 (2.51%) PaaS
5 5 (1.79%) Office 365
6 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.58%) DNS
2 9 (3.23%) Firewall
2 9 (3.23%) Internet
3 7 (2.51%) DHCP
4 6 (2.15%) Extranet
5 5 (1.79%) LAN
5 5 (1.79%) WAN
6 4 (1.43%) VoIP
7 2 (0.72%) HTTP
7 2 (0.72%) Network Security
7 2 (0.72%) VLAN
7 2 (0.72%) VPN
8 1 (0.36%) H.323
8 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.36%) Junos
8 1 (0.36%) LDAP
8 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.36%) POP3
8 1 (0.36%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.66%) NoSQL
2 11 (3.94%) Big Data
2 11 (3.94%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.43%) MySQL
5 4 (1.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.72%) Redis
7 2 (0.72%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (0.72%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.87%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.36%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.36%) Maven
3 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 84 (30.11%) Finance
2 46 (16.49%) Banking
3 34 (12.19%) Retail
4 14 (5.02%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.15%) Marketing
6 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Billing
7 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.32%) HTML
2 23 (8.24%) Web Services
3 21 (7.53%) Middleware
4 15 (5.38%) HTML5
5 12 (4.30%) JSON
5 12 (4.30%) SAML
6 11 (3.94%) Java EE 5
6 11 (3.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 9 (3.23%) .NET
7 9 (3.23%) OAuth
7 9 (3.23%) SOAP
8 8 (2.87%) REST
9 7 (2.51%) J2EE
10 6 (2.15%) CSS
11 5 (1.79%) RESTful
12 4 (1.43%) jQuery
12 4 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
12 4 (1.43%) XML
13 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
13 3 (1.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.83%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.68%) User Experience
3 22 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 15 (5.38%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.66%) Data Integration
5 13 (4.66%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.94%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.43%) Contactless
9 4 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.08%) FMCG
10 3 (1.08%) Life Science
10 3 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (1.08%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.72%) Clustering
11 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.72%) Replication
11 2 (0.72%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.39%) Windows
2 16 (5.73%) AIX
3 15 (5.38%) Unix
4 14 (5.02%) Linux
5 10 (3.58%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.87%) Android
6 8 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.51%) Solaris
8 6 (2.15%) HPUX
9 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.08%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (22.94%) Migration
2 59 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (18.64%) TOGAF
4 40 (14.34%) Enterprise Architecture
5 34 (12.19%) Data Modelling
6 32 (11.47%) Scrum
7 29 (10.39%) SOA
7 29 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (10.04%) Technical Architecture
9 19 (6.81%) Analytics
10 18 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.09%) Data Governance
12 16 (5.73%) BDD
12 16 (5.73%) CRM
12 16 (5.73%) Information Architecture
13 15 (5.38%) Data Architecture
13 15 (5.38%) ERP
13 15 (5.38%) Project Management
14 14 (5.02%) Domain-Driven Design
14 14 (5.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.83%) Java
2 16 (5.73%) SQL
3 13 (4.66%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.15%) C#
5 4 (1.43%) Python
6 3 (1.08%) PHP
6 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.08%) R
6 3 (1.08%) Ruby
6 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.08%) VBScript
7 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.36%) C
7 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.79%) CCIE
3 5 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.43%) CCNP
5 3 (1.08%) Degree
6 2 (0.72%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.72%) CISSP
6 2 (0.72%) CITP
6 2 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.36%) CCA
7 1 (0.36%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CLAS
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) IISP
7 1 (0.36%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.38%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.08%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.36%) Docker
6 1 (0.36%) HDFS
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) XenApp
6 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.15%) Tivoli
1 6 (2.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (1.08%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Proventia
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.36%) QRadar
3 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.36%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.17%) Oracle
3 14 (5.02%) IBM
4 11 (3.94%) CA
4 11 (3.94%) VMware
5 9 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 9 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.15%) Cisco
6 6 (2.15%) Citrix
7 5 (1.79%) Adobe
8 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.08%) Becrypt
9 3 (1.08%) Informatica
9 3 (1.08%) NetApp
9 3 (1.08%) Pega
10 2 (0.72%) EMC
10 2 (0.72%) hybris
10 2 (0.72%) Juniper
10 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.72%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago