The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
England / North West
Rank 119 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 12 68 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 1.79% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.89% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 48 26
Median daily rate £450 £500 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £481
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £658 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £502 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2475 3598 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.16% 94.78% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1572 2145 1716
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 171 185
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the North West region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -2 8 £550 +15.78% 7
Cheshire +6 3 £400 -34.69% 2
Technical Architect
England

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Technical 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 North West region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (23.81%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 7 (16.67%) SOA
5 6 (14.29%) Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (14.29%) Microservices
6 5 (11.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (11.90%) SCCM
6 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
6 5 (11.90%) Biometrics
6 5 (11.90%) Smartcard
6 5 (11.90%) Identity Management
6 5 (11.90%) Finance
6 5 (11.90%) CMS
6 5 (11.90%) J2EE
6 5 (11.90%) Oracle
7 4 (9.52%) SQL
7 4 (9.52%) SOAP
7 4 (9.52%) Web Services
7 4 (9.52%) OO
7 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
7 4 (9.52%) Migration

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (11.90%) CMS
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (9.52%) IaaS
3 4 (9.52%) Office 365
3 4 (9.52%) PaaS
3 4 (9.52%) SaaS
4 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) LDAP
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
1 2 (4.76%) Skype
1 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) SMTP
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) J2EE
2 4 (9.52%) SOAP
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) Middleware
3 3 (7.14%) REST
4 2 (4.76%) JSON
4 2 (4.76%) OSGi
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
5 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.38%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.90%) Biometrics
2 5 (11.90%) Smartcard
3 4 (9.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
5 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 3 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.67%) SOA
3 6 (14.29%) Microservices
3 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 5 (11.90%) Identity Management
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) OO
5 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) BDD
6 3 (7.14%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.76%) CRM
7 2 (4.76%) High Availability
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) COBOL
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CISM
3 2 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (2.38%) APMP
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Icinga
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) AppSense
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
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