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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
North West / Manchester
Rank 26 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 76 116 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.74% 6.41% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 6.71% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 60
Median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £641
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 £42.50 £52.63 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +6.31%

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
1253 1728 1455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.71% 95.42% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 992 816
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £240 £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 44 53
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 £13.20 £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 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 - 6 £525 -
Bolton 0 3 £538 +10.82% 1
Stockport +8 1 £650 - 1
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 40 (22.10%) Migration
2 35 (19.34%) Finance
3 28 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (13.81%) Data Centre
6 21 (11.60%) SAP
7 16 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (8.29%) Microsoft
8 15 (8.29%) Windows
9 14 (7.73%) Java
9 14 (7.73%) SQL Server
9 14 (7.73%) CRM
9 14 (7.73%) Firewall
9 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (7.18%) Data Migration
10 13 (7.18%) Security Cleared
10 13 (7.18%) Data Modelling
11 12 (6.63%) ERP
11 12 (6.63%) Web Services
11 12 (6.63%) Active Directory
11 12 (6.63%) TOGAF
11 12 (6.63%) Data Architecture
11 12 (6.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (6.08%) Retail
12 11 (6.08%) Oracle
12 11 (6.08%) SQL
12 11 (6.08%) JavaScript
12 11 (6.08%) HTML

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 3 (1.66%) Apache
1 3 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (1.66%) SAS
2 2 (1.10%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.55%) CMS
3 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.55%) JBoss
3 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.66%) MS Project
2 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) SAP ERP
2 8 (4.42%) SAP HR
3 6 (3.31%) SAP GRC
4 4 (2.21%) SAP BPC
4 4 (2.21%) SAP MDG
4 4 (2.21%) SAP Retail
5 3 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.10%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.42%) SaaS
4 6 (3.31%) PaaS
4 6 (3.31%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.10%) Force.com
6 2 (1.10%) Office 365
7 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.73%) Firewall
2 10 (5.52%) LAN
2 10 (5.52%) WAN
3 8 (4.42%) LDAP
4 7 (3.87%) Network Security
5 6 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (2.76%) 2G
6 5 (2.76%) 3G
6 5 (2.76%) 4G
6 5 (2.76%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (2.76%) LTE
6 5 (2.76%) MVNO
6 5 (2.76%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (2.76%) Wireless
7 4 (2.21%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.21%) MPLS
7 4 (2.21%) VoLTE
8 3 (1.66%) DNS
8 3 (1.66%) VLAN
8 3 (1.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.52%) SAP BW
3 7 (3.87%) Big Data
3 7 (3.87%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.31%) GIS
4 6 (3.31%) Spatial Data
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.66%) DB2
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.10%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.55%) Impala
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.10%) Subversion
2 2 (1.10%) Xcode
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) Lombardi
General
1 35 (19.34%) Finance
2 11 (6.08%) Retail
3 10 (5.52%) Banking
4 8 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.21%) Advertising
6 3 (1.66%) Marketing
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Electronics
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.63%) Web Services
2 11 (6.08%) HTML
3 10 (5.52%) XML
4 8 (4.42%) J2EE
5 7 (3.87%) SOAP
6 6 (3.31%) .NET
6 6 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (2.76%) REST
8 4 (2.21%) jQuery
8 4 (2.21%) Middleware
9 3 (1.66%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.66%) CSS
9 3 (1.66%) React
10 2 (1.10%) Aurelia
10 2 (1.10%) Durandal
10 2 (1.10%) EJS
10 2 (1.10%) Jinja
10 2 (1.10%) Material Design
10 2 (1.10%) Pug
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.31%) User Experience
4 4 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.66%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.55%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.55%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.55%) IVR
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.29%) Windows
2 9 (4.97%) Unix
3 7 (3.87%) Linux
4 5 (2.76%) AIX
5 4 (2.21%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.10%) Android
6 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.10%) Migration
2 28 (15.47%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (7.73%) CRM
6 13 (7.18%) Data Migration
6 13 (7.18%) Data Modelling
7 12 (6.63%) Data Architecture
7 12 (6.63%) ERP
7 12 (6.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 12 (6.63%) TOGAF
8 10 (5.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (5.52%) ITIL
8 10 (5.52%) Project Management
8 10 (5.52%) Scrum
9 9 (4.97%) SAP Implementation
10 8 (4.42%) ETL
11 7 (3.87%) E-Commerce
11 7 (3.87%) SOA
11 7 (3.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.73%) Java
2 11 (6.08%) JavaScript
2 11 (6.08%) SQL
3 8 (4.42%) Python
4 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.66%) C++
5 3 (1.66%) PHP
5 3 (1.66%) Ruby
6 2 (1.10%) Apple Swift
6 2 (1.10%) C
6 2 (1.10%) C#
6 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.10%) R
6 2 (1.10%) Scala
6 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.52%) Degree
3 8 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.31%) CISSP
5 4 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.21%) CISM
6 3 (1.66%) CCDP
7 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.10%) CCIE
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.55%) CCA
8 1 (0.55%) CCDA
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.55%) CRISC
8 1 (0.55%) ISEB
8 1 (0.55%) MCPD
8 1 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.21%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (6.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.10%) Docker
3 1 (0.55%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.31%) Ansible
2 5 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.76%) Puppet
3 2 (1.10%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (0.55%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.55%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (0.55%) Graphite
4 1 (0.55%) Icinga
4 1 (0.55%) Kibana
4 1 (0.55%) logstash
4 1 (0.55%) Nmap
4 1 (0.55%) SCCM
4 1 (0.55%) SCOM
4 1 (0.55%) SCSM
4 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (11.60%) SAP
2 15 (8.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.08%) Oracle
4 10 (5.52%) Cisco
5 8 (4.42%) F5
6 7 (3.87%) HP
6 7 (3.87%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.31%) Ariba
7 6 (3.31%) Concur
7 6 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.76%) Tableau
8 5 (2.76%) Twitter
9 4 (2.21%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.21%) IBM
10 3 (1.66%) Google
11 2 (1.10%) Apple
11 2 (1.10%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.10%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.55%) Guidewire