The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Software Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architect
Rank - - 91
Contract jobs requiring a Software Architect 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
Software 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
1555 1836 1372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.90% 94.11% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1030 1042 841
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 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 70 69
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%

Software Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Software Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Software Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester