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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 24 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 13 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.42% 6.29% 5.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 6.73% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 14
Median daily rate £500 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £445 £437
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £653 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.02% +2.43%
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
277 327 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.22% 93.43% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 157 156
Median daily rate £373 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 16
Median hourly rate £22.85 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +1 12 £500 -4.76% 3
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) SOA
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (17.50%) Web Services
4 7 (17.50%) B2B
4 7 (17.50%) Middleware
5 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.00%) SOAP
5 6 (15.00%) Linux
5 6 (15.00%) Degree
5 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (12.50%) Data Integration
6 5 (12.50%) Use Case
6 5 (12.50%) Data Management
6 5 (12.50%) .NET
6 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.50%) SMTP
6 5 (12.50%) FTP
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco
7 4 (10.00%) e-GIF
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle
7 4 (10.00%) Unix
7 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (10.00%) Data Architecture
7 4 (10.00%) ISO20022
7 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) FTP
1 5 (12.50%) SMTP
2 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.00%) FWSM
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (5.00%) SNMP
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) VoIP
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) HBase
4 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Middleware
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) SOAP
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (7.50%) EDIFACT
4 3 (7.50%) J2EE
4 3 (7.50%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) Java EE
5 1 (2.50%) JMS
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) IVR
4 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) HACMP
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) SOA
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) B2B
3 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Data Management
5 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) Use Case
6 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Data Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) e-GIF
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.50%) UML
8 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) AWS Certification
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO20022
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (7.50%) XenApp
1 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Control-M
1 1 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) EMC
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Brocade
4 2 (5.00%) Dell
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.50%) BMC
5 1 (2.50%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) Remedy