The table below looks at the statistics for Technical Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 128 104 120
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 6 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 1.02% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.42% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 13
Average daily rate
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£663 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.28% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Technical Architecture
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2330 2120 2237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 72.99% 71.94% 65.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1072 1182
Average daily rate £375 £333 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £237 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 111
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.54 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% -13.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the North West region.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Technical Architecture
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 Architecture across the North West region.

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Technical Architecture
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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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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
Cheshire 0 3 £750 +150.00%
Manchester -10 3 £513 - 4
Lancashire -18 1 £750 +172.72%
Merseyside - - - - 2
Cumbria - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture.

1 4 (33.33%) Retail
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) CMMI
4 1 (8.33%) Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) RDF
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) B2C
4 1 (8.33%) BPR

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Technical Architecture also 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 that cited Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Head of Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) Velocity
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Semantic Web
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Linked Data
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) B2C
3 1 (8.33%) RDF
3 1 (8.33%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SPARQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
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