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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architecture
Rank 138 135 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 18 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.74% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.92% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 2
Median daily rate £443 £488 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -35.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.05 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.04
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
2838 3377 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.16% 80.42% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 2043 1333
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 135 108
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 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
Cheshire +8 8 £425 -15.00% 2
Merseyside +11 4 £460 -3.15% 1
Manchester -16 2 - - 2
Lancashire +11 1 - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (22.50%) Retail
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (17.50%) hybris
6 7 (17.50%) Open Source
6 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
6 7 (17.50%) .NET
6 7 (17.50%) Oracle
6 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (15.00%) VB
7 6 (15.00%) C#
7 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (15.00%) Internet
7 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.00%) Law
7 6 (15.00%) Data Management
7 6 (15.00%) CAML
7 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (15.00%) OWASP
7 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (15.00%) FQL
7 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.00%) ServiceNow
8 5 (12.50%) RESTful
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.50%) CMS

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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) SAS
4 1 (2.50%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) VPN
2 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 2 (5.00%) FTP
3 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.00%) LAN
3 2 (5.00%) SMTP
3 2 (5.00%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (22.50%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Law
3 4 (10.00%) Finance
4 3 (7.50%) Billing
4 3 (7.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Architect
2 12 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Digital Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Integration Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Lead Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Digital Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Messaging Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Web Architect
8 1 (2.50%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (15.00%) CAML
3 5 (12.50%) Middleware
3 5 (12.50%) RESTful
4 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 4 (10.00%) CSS3
4 4 (10.00%) Dropwizard
4 4 (10.00%) HTML
4 4 (10.00%) HTML5
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
4 4 (10.00%) JSON
4 4 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (5.00%) EDIFACT
5 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 2 (5.00%) XML
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Health Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) Informatics
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
1 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
3 7 (17.50%) Open Source
4 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.00%) Data Management
4 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (15.00%) OWASP
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) SOA
5 5 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) BPMN
6 4 (10.00%) Content Management
6 4 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (10.00%) Kanban
6 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.00%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) FQL
3 6 (15.00%) VB
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.00%) CCNP
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) CCIE
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) hybris
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (10.00%) ATG
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Juniper
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.50%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Talend
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
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