The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 34 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.28% 0.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £460 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £468 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.26% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.89% +86.66%
Technical Architecture
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
248 291 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.23% 76.98% 72.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 158 109
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Technical Architecture
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 Technical Architecture within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 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 +13 4 £460 -3.15%
Technical Architecture
North West

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows

Technical Architecture
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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Messaging Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Web Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle