The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 78 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 24 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 0.23% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.24% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £563 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +60.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
Technical 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
1741 1243 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.75% 95.10% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 739 579
Average daily rate £375 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 89
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) SOA
3 9 (24.32%) TOGAF
4 8 (21.62%) UML
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle
5 7 (18.92%) Middleware
6 6 (16.22%) Finance
6 6 (16.22%) SOAP
6 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (16.22%) Spring
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) REST
6 6 (16.22%) Apache Camel
7 5 (13.51%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (13.51%) Liferay
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
7 5 (13.51%) Squid
7 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.51%) JBoss
7 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
7 5 (13.51%) Process Management
8 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (10.81%) Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) .NET
8 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Technical Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) JBoss
1 5 (13.51%) Liferay
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (10.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Apache ServiceMix
2 4 (10.81%) Documentum
3 3 (8.11%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Node.js
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.70%) SAS
5 1 (2.70%) CICS
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.70%) Easytrieve
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Middleware
2 6 (16.22%) REST
2 6 (16.22%) Apache Camel
2 6 (16.22%) SOAP
2 6 (16.22%) Spring
3 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.51%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (10.81%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.41%) J2EE
6 2 (5.41%) JSF
7 1 (2.70%) Java EE
7 1 (2.70%) JSON
7 1 (2.70%) Batik
7 1 (2.70%) jQuery
7 1 (2.70%) Java EE 5
7 1 (2.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Reference Data
3 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) VSAM
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) TOGAF
2 9 (24.32%) SOA
3 8 (21.62%) UML
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Process Management
5 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.81%) Data Management
6 4 (10.81%) Data Governance
6 4 (10.81%) Product Management
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow
6 4 (10.81%) RUP
6 4 (10.81%) DSDM
6 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.11%) Content Management
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) R
4 1 (2.70%) COBOL
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.70%) REXX
4 1 (2.70%) JCL
4 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) StatsD
2 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Citrix
2 3 (8.11%) Sitecore
2 3 (8.11%) hybris
3 2 (5.41%) Tableau
3 2 (5.41%) Apigee
3 2 (5.41%) Mashery
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Teradata
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Symantec
4 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
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