The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £700 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £64.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+27.62% +25.98%
Lead 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
1289 1123 1372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.29% 93.90% 90.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 571 672
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 88 109
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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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
Stockport - - - - 1
Lead Architect
North West