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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 81 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.49% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.68% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£575 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £430
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.04 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.56% -
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
973 876 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.32% 72.10% 65.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 467 476
Average daily rate £340 £333 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 47
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Job
Vacancies
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Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Velocity
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) ERP

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
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 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
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%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (28.57%) Velocity
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Linked Data
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Semantic Web
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) B2B
2 1 (14.29%) B2C
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) RDF
2 1 (14.29%) BPR
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SAP