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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
North West / Merseyside
Rank 22 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.20% 6.93% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 7.30% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 13
Median daily rate £575 £500 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £428 £499
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £643 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
247 315 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.74% 94.88% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 180 128
Median daily rate £400 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.40% +131.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.04 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 15 £575 +15.00% 3
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 10 (30.30%) SOA
1 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) Middleware
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 6 (18.18%) SOAP
3 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (15.15%) SMTP
4 5 (15.15%) FTP
4 5 (15.15%) B2B
4 5 (15.15%) Use Case
4 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
4 5 (15.15%) Data Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
5 4 (12.12%) ISO20022
5 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
5 4 (12.12%) Retail
5 4 (12.12%) Data Management
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) e-GIF
5 4 (12.12%) WAN
5 4 (12.12%) LAN

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 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic Integration
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) FTP
1 5 (15.15%) SMTP
2 4 (12.12%) LAN
2 4 (12.12%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
4 2 (6.06%) SNMP
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Middleware
2 6 (18.18%) SOAP
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 3 (9.09%) EDIFACT
3 3 (9.09%) J2EE
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) Java EE
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
1 5 (15.15%) Data Integration
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) IVR
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Solaris
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) SOA
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) B2B
4 5 (15.15%) Data Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Use Case
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Data Management
5 4 (12.12%) e-GIF
5 4 (12.12%) UML
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Microservices
6 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.06%) Data Acquisition
7 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
7 2 (6.06%) Presales
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO20022
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (9.09%) XenApp
1 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) Citrix
2 3 (9.09%) Dell
2 3 (9.09%) EMC
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Sun
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle