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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 104 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 3 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.85% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.07% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £550 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £467 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.77 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.35% +86.66%
Technical Architecture
North West

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
1470 1502 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.03% 79.81% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 899 659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Billing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
5 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (10.00%) Records Management
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
5 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (10.00%) OWASP
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) hybris
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management

Technical Architecture
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Billing Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Architect
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) OWASP
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Server Hardening
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) hybris