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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
North West / Manchester
Rank 91 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 1 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.076% 0.55% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.65% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
Median daily rate £310 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.73% +58.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £56.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-46.57% +13.13%

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
1091 1540 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.46% 85.04% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 900 704
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% +61.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £310 -
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Domain Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle