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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 12 17 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 147 110 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.02% 7.12% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.49% 7.45% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 72 27
Median daily rate £500 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
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
1731 1476 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.60% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 814 625
Median daily rate £383 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 68
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 6 £625 - 1
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 78 (29.43%) TOGAF
2 55 (20.75%) Finance
3 51 (19.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 48 (18.11%) Migration
5 47 (17.74%) Microsoft
6 45 (16.98%) Data Centre
7 39 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (14.34%) Banking
9 30 (11.32%) SOA
10 28 (10.57%) Active Directory
10 28 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (9.81%) Project Management
12 24 (9.06%) Java
13 23 (8.68%) Windows
14 22 (8.30%) Retail
15 21 (7.92%) AIX
15 21 (7.92%) MS Excel
16 18 (6.79%) Technical Architecture
17 17 (6.42%) CRM
17 17 (6.42%) Middleware
18 16 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (6.04%) Data Management
18 16 (6.04%) Information Architecture
18 16 (6.04%) Domain-Driven Design
19 15 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (5.66%) PRINCE2
20 14 (5.28%) ERP
20 14 (5.28%) Business Analysis
21 13 (4.91%) Oracle
21 13 (4.91%) Mainframe

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 8 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.89%) Oracle UPK
3 5 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.13%) CICS
5 3 (1.13%) JBoss
5 3 (1.13%) SAS
5 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Node.js
7 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.77%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.13%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.75%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.38%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (3.40%) Office 365
2 7 (2.64%) IaaS
2 7 (2.64%) SaaS
3 6 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.02%) Firewall
2 6 (2.26%) Network Security
3 5 (1.89%) DNS
3 5 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.51%) DHCP
4 4 (1.51%) Internet
5 3 (1.13%) SAN
5 3 (1.13%) VoIP
6 2 (0.75%) Intranet
6 2 (0.75%) LAN
6 2 (0.75%) NAS
6 2 (0.75%) VLAN
6 2 (0.75%) VPN
6 2 (0.75%) WAN
7 1 (0.38%) CTI
7 1 (0.38%) Extranet
7 1 (0.38%) Junos
7 1 (0.38%) MPLS
7 1 (0.38%) PABX
7 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.15%) Data Mining
2 8 (3.02%) GIS
2 8 (3.02%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.64%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.89%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.51%) Big Data
6 4 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.51%) MySQL
6 4 (1.51%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.75%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.75%) HBase
7 2 (0.75%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.75%) Snowflake Schema
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.38%) DB2
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.38%) Ant
3 1 (0.38%) AppScan
3 1 (0.38%) JUnit
3 1 (0.38%) Travis CI
General
1 55 (20.75%) Finance
2 38 (14.34%) Banking
3 22 (8.30%) Retail
4 10 (3.77%) Billing
5 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.42%) Middleware
2 10 (3.77%) Web Services
3 8 (3.02%) PostGIS
4 7 (2.64%) .NET
4 7 (2.64%) SOAP
5 5 (1.89%) CSS
5 5 (1.89%) HTML
5 5 (1.89%) REST
6 3 (1.13%) J2EE
6 3 (1.13%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.13%) RESTful
6 3 (1.13%) XML
7 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.75%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.75%) jQuery
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.38%) Kafka
8 1 (0.38%) OAuth
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.38%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.98%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.91%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.02%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.02%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.64%) User Experience
6 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.89%) Life Science
7 4 (1.51%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.51%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.51%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.13%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.75%) CESG
9 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.75%) FMCG
9 2 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.75%) New Media
9 2 (0.75%) PKI
9 2 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.68%) Windows
2 21 (7.92%) AIX
3 10 (3.77%) Unix
4 8 (3.02%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.26%) Linux
6 4 (1.51%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.51%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.13%) Solaris
8 2 (0.75%) MVS
8 2 (0.75%) zOS
9 1 (0.38%) OS/400
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.43%) TOGAF
2 51 (19.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 48 (18.11%) Migration
4 39 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.32%) SOA
6 28 (10.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (9.81%) Project Management
8 18 (6.79%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (6.42%) CRM
10 16 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (6.04%) Data Management
10 16 (6.04%) Domain-Driven Design
10 16 (6.04%) Information Architecture
11 15 (5.66%) PRINCE2
12 14 (5.28%) Business Analysis
12 14 (5.28%) ERP
13 12 (4.53%) Data Modelling
14 11 (4.15%) Information Security
15 10 (3.77%) Service Delivery
15 10 (3.77%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.06%) Java
2 12 (4.53%) JavaScript
3 9 (3.40%) SQL
4 8 (3.02%) Python
5 7 (2.64%) PHP
6 6 (2.26%) Ruby
7 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.75%) R
8 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) C#
8 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.38%) Scala
8 1 (0.38%) SOQL
8 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (3.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.02%) Degree
3 7 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.75%) CCIE
5 2 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (0.75%) CISM
5 2 (0.75%) CISSP
5 2 (0.75%) CITP
5 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) CCNP
6 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) GIAC
6 1 (0.38%) IISP
6 1 (0.38%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.38%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.38%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.38%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.38%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 28 (10.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.75%) Docker
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) vCloud
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.77%) SCCM
2 5 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.51%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (1.51%) Puppet
4 3 (1.13%) Nagios
5 2 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.91%) Oracle
3 12 (4.53%) VMware
4 10 (3.77%) Citrix
5 9 (3.40%) SAP
6 8 (3.02%) Cisco
6 8 (3.02%) ESRI
7 7 (2.64%) CA
7 7 (2.64%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (2.26%) IBM
8 6 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.26%) Splunk
9 5 (1.89%) Symantec
10 4 (1.51%) hybris
10 4 (1.51%) Tableau
11 3 (1.13%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.75%) EMC
12 2 (0.75%) HP
12 2 (0.75%) Juniper
12 2 (0.75%) NetApp
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