The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills 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 Architecture over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 85 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.36% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£394 £288 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.04% -42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £288 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £288 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Technical Architecture
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1037 840 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.39% 73.36% 67.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 425 419
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 48 51
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £32.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Mingle
2 3 (50.00%) RavenDB
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) ERP

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) B2C
2 1 (16.67%) BPR
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
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