The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
North West / Manchester
Rank 78 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 11 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.84% 0.77% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.81% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Median daily rate £540 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.68% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £653 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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
1239 1724 1460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.44% 95.25% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 986 815
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 51
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 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 1 March 2017.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Unix
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 4 (28.57%) Puppet
3 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (28.57%) Ansible
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Apache
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) LDAP
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) CISSP
5 2 (14.29%) CISM
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF

Technical 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 (21.43%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) REST
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) OSGi
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.14%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Single Customer View
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Icinga
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
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