The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 21 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 23 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.73% 5.51% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.08% 5.81% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £388 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
Architect
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
325 344 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.03% 94.77% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 178 103
Median daily rate £350 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.86 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £51.67 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Merseyside region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Merseyside region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Merseyside region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Liverpool +5 14 £600 +24.35% 1
Birkenhead - 3 £500 -
Bootle - 1 £450 -
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) Migration
2 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
4 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
5 7 (16.28%) Cisco
5 7 (16.28%) Finance
6 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.95%) Middleware
6 6 (13.95%) Java
6 6 (13.95%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (11.63%) XML
7 5 (11.63%) Linux
7 5 (11.63%) Network Design
8 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (9.30%) IBM
8 4 (9.30%) HP
8 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (9.30%) AIX
8 4 (9.30%) Web Services
8 4 (9.30%) Solaris
8 4 (9.30%) SOA
8 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
8 4 (9.30%) MuleSoft
9 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.98%) Hadoop

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) Mule
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) IaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Route 53
2 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
1 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
1 3 (6.98%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
2 2 (4.65%) OpenScape
2 2 (4.65%) OpenVPN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Intranet
3 1 (2.33%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) DataStax
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) OLAP
3 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (2.33%) Power BI
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.65%) GitLab
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Middleware
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (11.63%) XML
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) EDIFACT
5 2 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) XSD
6 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) J2EE
6 1 (2.33%) RESTful
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) DataPower
2 2 (4.65%) HACMP
2 2 (4.65%) IBM XIV
2 2 (4.65%) LPAR
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) CESG
3 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) AIX
3 4 (9.30%) Solaris
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) HPUX
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) Unix
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Migration
2 5 (11.63%) Network Design
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (9.30%) SOA
4 3 (6.98%) B2B
4 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.98%) Use Case
5 2 (4.65%) Analytics
5 2 (4.65%) API Design
5 2 (4.65%) Coaching
5 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) High Availability
5 2 (4.65%) MapReduce
5 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.65%) SDLC
5 2 (4.65%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.65%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) Scala
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) C
4 1 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.33%) MCTS
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) PowerHA
2 2 (4.65%) Squid
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Nessus
1 2 (4.65%) Oozie
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) HP
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) MuleSoft
4 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.98%) SAP
5 3 (6.98%) Siebel
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
6 2 (4.65%) Endeca
6 2 (4.65%) F5
6 2 (4.65%) Hortonworks
6 2 (4.65%) Qualys
7 1 (2.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp