The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 74 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.58% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.80% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£283 £465 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.24% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.58 - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
850 746 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.39% 71.87% 66.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 399 437
Average daily rate £340 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 44
Average hourly rate £22.31 £17.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.50 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £38.25 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Technical Architecture
North West

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 11 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - - - - 1
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle ADF
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Velocity
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Linked Data
4 1 (14.29%) RDF
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) Semantic Web
4 1 (14.29%) SPARQL
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle ADF
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (28.57%) Velocity
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Semantic Web
1 1 (14.29%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) RDF
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) RAD
2 1 (14.29%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SPARQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft