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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 21 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 19 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.15% 3.62% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 3.84% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £332 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £510 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £52.25
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -27.61%
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
294 365 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.15% 94.32% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 176 129
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 21
Median hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +20 17 £463 +2.77% 2
Southport - 1 £425 -
Architect
North West

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
3 12 (25.53%) Oracle
4 10 (21.28%) SOA
5 9 (19.15%) Web Services
6 8 (17.02%) SOAP
6 8 (17.02%) Windows
6 8 (17.02%) Linux
6 8 (17.02%) B2B
6 8 (17.02%) Middleware
7 7 (14.89%) Data Management
7 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
8 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (12.77%) Use Case
8 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.77%) Unix
8 6 (12.77%) XML
9 5 (10.64%) Solaris
9 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.64%) SMTP
9 5 (10.64%) FTP
9 5 (10.64%) Cisco
9 5 (10.64%) IBM
9 5 (10.64%) SAN
9 5 (10.64%) Migration
9 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
9 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture
9 5 (10.64%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (10.64%) Oracle Service Bus

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 5 (10.64%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
3 2 (4.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (4.26%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.26%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (4.26%) GitHub
2 2 (4.26%) IaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Route 53
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) FTP
1 5 (10.64%) SAN
1 5 (10.64%) SMTP
2 4 (8.51%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.38%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (4.26%) DHCP
4 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.26%) FWSM
4 2 (4.26%) LAN
4 2 (4.26%) NX-OS
4 2 (4.26%) OpenVPN
4 2 (4.26%) SNMP
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) VoIP
5 1 (2.13%) OpenScape
5 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.38%) Apache Hive
3 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) DataStax
4 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
4 2 (4.26%) SAP HANA
4 2 (4.26%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (2.13%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.26%) GitLab
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
1 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Marketing
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Web Services
2 8 (17.02%) Middleware
2 8 (17.02%) SOAP
3 6 (12.77%) XML
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (8.51%) EDIFACT
6 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 3 (6.38%) REST
7 2 (4.26%) J2EE
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Basis
7 2 (4.26%) XSD
8 1 (2.13%) JMS
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.13%) WebCenter
8 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
3 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) HACMP
5 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) DataPower
5 2 (4.26%) IBM XIV
5 2 (4.26%) IVR
5 2 (4.26%) LPAR
5 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Solaris
4 4 (8.51%) AIX
5 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) HPUX
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) SOA
2 8 (17.02%) B2B
3 7 (14.89%) Data Management
4 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (12.77%) Use Case
5 5 (10.64%) Data Architecture
5 5 (10.64%) Data Modelling
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) BPEL
6 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.51%) e-GIF
7 3 (6.38%) CRM
7 3 (6.38%) Network Design
7 3 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) Python
2 3 (6.38%) Ruby
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) Scala
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) AWS Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO20022
2 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (6.38%) XenApp
1 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.26%) PowerHA
2 2 (4.26%) Squid
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.13%) HDFS
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Control-M
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (4.26%) Nessus
1 2 (4.26%) Oozie
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
1 2 (4.26%) Rundeck
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco
2 5 (10.64%) IBM
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) HP
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.26%) BMC
5 2 (4.26%) Brocade
5 2 (4.26%) Endeca
5 2 (4.26%) F5
5 2 (4.26%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) Qualys
5 2 (4.26%) Remedy
5 2 (4.26%) Sun
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Juniper