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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
North West / Manchester
Rank 24 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 88 134 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.46% 7.19% 6.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.78% 7.57% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 75 59
Median daily rate £550 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £650 £651
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 £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
1298 1771 1352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 95.01% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 1016 803
Median daily rate £375 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 54 65
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Salford -2 5 £538 +38.70%
Bolton - 4 £538 -
Stockport +7 1 £650 -
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 53 (23.45%) Migration
2 39 (17.26%) Finance
2 39 (17.26%) Data Centre
3 29 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (10.18%) Microsoft
5 23 (10.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (8.85%) SAP
6 20 (8.85%) TOGAF
7 19 (8.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 19 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (7.96%) CRM
9 17 (7.52%) SOA
10 16 (7.08%) ERP
10 16 (7.08%) MS Excel
10 16 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (6.64%) Security Cleared
11 15 (6.64%) Java
11 15 (6.64%) Firewall
12 14 (6.19%) Project Management
12 14 (6.19%) Active Directory
12 14 (6.19%) Data Modelling
12 14 (6.19%) Data Migration
12 14 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (5.75%) Web Services
13 13 (5.75%) Windows
14 12 (5.31%) Oracle
14 12 (5.31%) Python
14 12 (5.31%) Data Architecture
14 12 (5.31%) SaaS

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 9 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.65%) CMS
3 4 (1.77%) SAS
4 3 (1.33%) Apache
4 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.44%) JBoss
6 1 (0.44%) Liferay
6 1 (0.44%) Mule
6 1 (0.44%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
2 3 (1.33%) MS Project
2 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.54%) SAP ERP
1 8 (3.54%) SAP HR
2 5 (2.21%) SAP GRC
3 4 (1.77%) SAP BPC
4 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.33%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.88%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.44%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.31%) SaaS
4 10 (4.42%) PaaS
5 6 (2.65%) GitHub
6 5 (2.21%) IaaS
6 5 (2.21%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.33%) Office 365
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.88%) Force.com
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.64%) Firewall
2 9 (3.98%) LAN
2 9 (3.98%) WAN
3 8 (3.54%) LDAP
4 6 (2.65%) Network Security
4 6 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.21%) 2G
5 5 (2.21%) 3G
5 5 (2.21%) 4G
5 5 (2.21%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (2.21%) LTE
5 5 (2.21%) MVNO
5 5 (2.21%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (2.21%) Wireless
6 4 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.77%) DNS
6 4 (1.77%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.77%) NAS
6 4 (1.77%) VoLTE
7 3 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.98%) SAP BW
1 9 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.10%) Big Data
2 7 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (3.10%) GIS
3 6 (2.65%) Spatial Data
4 4 (1.77%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.88%) DB2
6 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.44%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.33%) Subversion
4 2 (0.88%) Mercurial
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.44%) Ant
5 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.44%) JUnit
5 1 (0.44%) Maven
5 1 (0.44%) Xcode
General
1 39 (17.26%) Finance
2 11 (4.87%) Banking
3 8 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.10%) Retail
5 4 (1.77%) Advertising
5 4 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.77%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.75%) Web Services
2 10 (4.42%) HTML
2 10 (4.42%) XML
3 8 (3.54%) SOAP
4 7 (3.10%) J2EE
5 6 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (2.21%) Middleware
6 5 (2.21%) REST
7 4 (1.77%) .NET
8 3 (1.33%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.33%) EDI
8 3 (1.33%) jQuery
8 3 (1.33%) React
9 2 (0.88%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.88%) Durandal
9 2 (0.88%) EJS
9 2 (0.88%) Jinja
9 2 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.88%) OSGi
9 2 (0.88%) Pug
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.26%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.65%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.65%) User Experience
6 4 (1.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.77%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.33%) IVR
7 3 (1.33%) Replication
8 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) BYOD
9 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.44%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.75%) Windows
2 9 (3.98%) Linux
3 6 (2.65%) Unix
4 5 (2.21%) AIX
4 5 (2.21%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) Android
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) CentOS
6 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.45%) Migration
2 29 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (8.85%) TOGAF
5 19 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (8.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (7.96%) CRM
7 17 (7.52%) SOA
8 16 (7.08%) ERP
9 14 (6.19%) Data Migration
9 14 (6.19%) Data Modelling
9 14 (6.19%) Project Management
10 12 (5.31%) Data Architecture
11 10 (4.42%) DevOps
11 10 (4.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (3.98%) Business Analysis
12 9 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (3.98%) ETL
12 9 (3.98%) Information Architecture
12 9 (3.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.64%) Java
2 12 (5.31%) Python
3 11 (4.87%) SQL
4 10 (4.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.33%) PHP
5 3 (1.33%) Ruby
6 2 (0.88%) C
6 2 (0.88%) C#
6 2 (0.88%) R
6 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) Clojure
7 1 (0.44%) Groovy
7 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.44%) Scala
7 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.98%) Degree
4 6 (2.65%) CISSP
5 4 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.77%) CISM
5 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.33%) CCDP
6 3 (1.33%) CCIE
7 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.44%) CCA
8 1 (0.44%) CCDA
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CRISC
8 1 (0.44%) ISEB
8 1 (0.44%) MCSE
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.21%) QA
3 4 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) HDFS
3 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.44%) vCloud
3 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) FortiGate
1 2 (0.88%) Puppet
1 2 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.44%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (0.44%) Icinga
2 1 (0.44%) Nagios
2 1 (0.44%) SCOM
2 1 (0.44%) SCSM
2 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.85%) SAP
3 12 (5.31%) Oracle
4 11 (4.87%) Cisco
5 10 (4.42%) F5
6 8 (3.54%) IBM
7 7 (3.10%) HP
7 7 (3.10%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.21%) Ariba
9 5 (2.21%) Citrix
9 5 (2.21%) Concur
9 5 (2.21%) Tableau
9 5 (2.21%) Twitter
10 4 (1.77%) VMware
11 3 (1.33%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.33%) NetApp
11 3 (1.33%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.88%) Hyperion
12 2 (0.88%) Red Hat
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