The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Senior Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Architect
Rank 103 105 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £519 - £556
90% offered a daily rate of more than £504 - £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 - £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £625 £564
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £45.45 -
% change year-on-year
-29.59% -
Senior 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
1553 1844 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.89% 94.13% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1046 842
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 71 68
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Senior Architect in the job title.

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) Jinja
2 2 (33.33%) React
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) LESS
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Java

Senior 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) VLAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) Aurelia
1 2 (33.33%) Backbone.js
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Durandal
1 2 (33.33%) EJS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Jinja
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (33.33%) LESS
1 2 (33.33%) Pug
1 2 (33.33%) React
1 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCDP
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco