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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 95 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 10 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 1.27% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.64% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 0
Average daily rate £475 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £520
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 £43.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+28.73% -1.13%
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
1490 1098 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.82% 77.43% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 668 468
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 33
Average hourly rate £29.50 £17.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 Architecture within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 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 Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) Migration
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Banking
4 10 (27.03%) Data Integration
4 10 (27.03%) Java EE 5
4 10 (27.03%) Data Governance
4 10 (27.03%) Java
4 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
5 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
6 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
6 8 (21.62%) Data Architecture
6 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
7 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
7 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) SOA
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.51%) Document Management
9 5 (13.51%) Use Case
9 5 (13.51%) BDD
9 5 (13.51%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (13.51%) Microservices
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle
9 5 (13.51%) Project Management
9 5 (13.51%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) Case Management
10 4 (10.81%) Middleware
10 4 (10.81%) RUP

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (8.11%) IBM Domino
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) NAS
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) H.323
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Essbase
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Architect
2 14 (37.84%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.92%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Head of Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Head of Infrastructure
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Strategy Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Java EE 5
2 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) Middleware
4 2 (5.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) VSAM
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Migration
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Data Governance
3 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
4 9 (24.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (21.62%) Data Architecture
5 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
5 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
6 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
7 6 (16.22%) SOA
7 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 5 (13.51%) Case Management
8 5 (13.51%) Document Management
8 5 (13.51%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (13.51%) Microservices
8 5 (13.51%) Project Management
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.70%) CITP
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) CA
2 2 (5.41%) IBM
2 2 (5.41%) Lotus
2 2 (5.41%) Teradata
3 1 (2.70%) Avaya
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) hybris
3 1 (2.70%) Pega