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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 91 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 15 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 1.05% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Average daily rate £475 £530 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% +21.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £653 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.23%
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
1722 1368 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.03% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 992 790 602
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 Technical Architect within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wigan - 1 - -
Technical Architect
North West

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) TOGAF
3 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (30.30%) Microservices
5 9 (27.27%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) Web Services
6 8 (24.24%) SOA
6 8 (24.24%) Java
6 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (18.18%) HTML
9 5 (15.15%) Internet
9 5 (15.15%) Document Management
9 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (15.15%) BDD
9 5 (15.15%) Case Management
10 4 (12.12%) RESTful
10 4 (12.12%) Finance
10 4 (12.12%) CSS
10 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
11 3 (9.09%) .NET
11 3 (9.09%) TDD
11 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
11 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (9.09%) Product Management
11 3 (9.09%) Data Governance
11 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
12 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
12 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Extranet
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) RESTful
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) HTML5
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware
6 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.03%) Java EE
6 1 (3.03%) Java EE 5
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) LAMP
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) Spring Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Economics
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) AIX
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) TOGAF
3 11 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (30.30%) Microservices
5 9 (27.27%) Scrum
6 8 (24.24%) SOA
6 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (15.15%) BDD
8 5 (15.15%) Case Management
8 5 (15.15%) Document Management
8 5 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.09%) Data Governance
9 3 (9.09%) Product Management
9 3 (9.09%) TDD
10 2 (6.06%) Migration
10 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
11 1 (3.03%) Change Management
11 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) EMC
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
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