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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
England / North West
Rank 126 136 111
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.58% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.72% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 20
Median daily rate £360 £475 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +32.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £363 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 -

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
2135 3073 2410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.08% 80.95% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1875 1444
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 110 99
Median hourly rate £37.25 £38.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +35.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architecture 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
Cheshire +28 4 £405 +8.00% 3
Manchester +1 1 £310 -34.73% 5
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
3 15 (44.12%) TDD
3 15 (44.12%) Content Management
3 15 (44.12%) JSON
3 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (44.12%) RESTful
4 14 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (41.18%) HTML5
4 14 (41.18%) CSS3
4 14 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 14 (41.18%) Selenium
4 14 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (41.18%) Web Development
4 14 (41.18%) Spring
4 14 (41.18%) Scrum
4 14 (41.18%) HTML
4 14 (41.18%) CSS
5 13 (38.24%) Pair Programming
6 12 (35.29%) ATG
6 12 (35.29%) CMS
6 12 (35.29%) Kanban
6 12 (35.29%) jQuery
6 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
6 12 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (35.29%) hybris
6 12 (35.29%) Cucumber

Technical Architecture
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 12 (35.29%) CMS
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (2.94%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.88%) FTP
1 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) SMTP
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
1 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) Apache Hive
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) DB2
3 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (8.82%) HBase
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Selenium
2 12 (35.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) Ant
4 2 (5.88%) CruiseControl
4 2 (5.88%) EasyMock
4 2 (5.88%) JBehave
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) JUnit
4 2 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (5.88%) Mockito
4 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Architect
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Domain Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Principal Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Java Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Web Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Data Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Integration Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Java Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Junior
7 2 (5.88%) Junior Project Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Principal Data Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Rollout Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Rollout Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) JSON
1 15 (44.12%) RESTful
2 14 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 14 (41.18%) CSS
2 14 (41.18%) CSS3
2 14 (41.18%) HTML
2 14 (41.18%) HTML5
2 14 (41.18%) Spring
3 12 (35.29%) Dropwizard
3 12 (35.29%) jQuery
4 7 (20.59%) Web Services
5 6 (17.65%) Middleware
6 5 (14.71%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) J2EE
8 2 (5.88%) EDIFACT
8 2 (5.88%) JMS
8 2 (5.88%) JMX
8 2 (5.88%) Material Design
8 2 (5.88%) SOAP
8 2 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) Taxonomies
3 3 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Ontologies
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.94%) CESG
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) AIX
2 3 (8.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
2 15 (44.12%) Content Management
2 15 (44.12%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (44.12%) TDD
3 14 (41.18%) Dependency Injection
3 14 (41.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 14 (41.18%) Scrum
3 14 (41.18%) Web Development
4 13 (38.24%) Pair Programming
5 12 (35.29%) E-Commerce
5 12 (35.29%) Kanban
5 12 (35.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (35.29%) SDLC
5 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 9 (26.47%) Business Transformation
6 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
7 7 (20.59%) SOA
8 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
1 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) CITP
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) IISP
4 1 (2.94%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Capistrano
1 2 (5.88%) Nagios
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) ATG
1 12 (35.29%) hybris
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) AppSense
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Mercator
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