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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 69 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 21 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.49% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.28% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 5
Average daily rate
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£544 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% +32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £373 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £553 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-23.97% -10.00%
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
1317 1083 1125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.54% 92.64% 90.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 560 586
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 66 86
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 17 December 2014.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby
3 6 (22.22%) VSAM
3 6 (22.22%) Django
3 6 (22.22%) COBOL
3 6 (22.22%) HTML
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) CSS
3 6 (22.22%) IBM
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) CICS
4 5 (18.52%) MySQL
4 5 (18.52%) UNIX
4 5 (18.52%) Kanban
4 5 (18.52%) Open Source
4 5 (18.52%) REST
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (14.81%) Scala
5 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
5 4 (14.81%) JSON
5 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.81%) SQL

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 6 (22.22%) CICS
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) VoIP
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) Easytrieve
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) DataStage
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Django
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 5 (18.52%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) Play Framework
3 4 (14.81%) JSON
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware
4 3 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (11.11%) Ajax
4 3 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Drools
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 6 (22.22%) VSAM
2 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) AIX
2 3 (11.11%) Solaris
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Scrum
2 6 (22.22%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Kanban
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) EAI
7 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Python
1 6 (22.22%) Ruby
1 6 (22.22%) COBOL
2 4 (14.81%) Scala
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Assembly Language
2 4 (14.81%) REXX
2 4 (14.81%) JCL
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) OpenView
1 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Afaria
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
1 6 (22.22%) IBM
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) CA
3 1 (3.70%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.70%) StorageTek
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Avaya
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Genesys
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
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