The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 30 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.11% 3.67% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 4.09% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £480 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £517 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £46.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.34% +31.42%
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
362 220 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.78% 89.80% 91.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 120 131
Average daily rate £330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £29.50 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -9 3 £550 +10.00% 6
Wirral - 3 - - 1
Architect
North West

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Architect in their job title 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 with Architect in their job title.

1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) Windows
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
7 3 (9.38%) AIX
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
7 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (6.25%) SoftLayer
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (6.25%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) QA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Architect in their job title 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 with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) SoftLayer
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) VLDB
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mart
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) ERwin
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.25%) Banking
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) JMS
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) MDX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) AIX
3 2 (6.25%) HPUX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) SOA
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
3 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) SDLC
4 2 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) ETL
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Scala
3 1 (3.13%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Teradata
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Siebel
4 1 (3.13%) hybris
4 1 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (3.13%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) VMware
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