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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 137 131 115
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 30 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.16% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.22% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 10
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£500 £750 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.04 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.56%
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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Manchester -7 14 £500 -13.04% 7
Cheshire -3 8 £525 -30.00% 5
Lancashire -9 3 £533 -28.90% 1
Merseyside - 2 £475 -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (40.38%) Java
2 14 (26.92%) Migration
3 13 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
5 9 (17.31%) Banking
5 9 (17.31%) Data Integration
6 8 (15.38%) Java EE 5
6 8 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 8 (15.38%) Data Governance
6 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
7 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
8 6 (11.54%) Scala
8 6 (11.54%) UNIX
8 6 (11.54%) Windows
8 6 (11.54%) SQL
9 5 (9.62%) CRM
9 5 (9.62%) Middleware
9 5 (9.62%) Android
9 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
9 5 (9.62%) Open Source
10 4 (7.69%) WAN
10 4 (7.69%) Juniper
10 4 (7.69%) .NET
10 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.69%) Workflow
11 3 (5.77%) CMS
11 3 (5.77%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (5.77%) IIS
1 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
1 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.77%) CMS
1 3 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.92%) nginx
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Agresso
2 1 (1.92%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Route 53
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) WAN
2 3 (5.77%) VPN
2 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 3 (5.77%) MPLS
3 1 (1.92%) WAAS
3 1 (1.92%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
2 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
5 1 (1.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Law
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Architect
2 22 (42.31%) Technical Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Lead Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (7.69%) Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Procurement Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Lead Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Head of Technology
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Writer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Test Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Author
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Java EE 5
2 5 (9.62%) Middleware
3 4 (7.69%) .NET
4 3 (5.77%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) HTML5
4 3 (5.77%) CSS3
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.85%) jQuery
5 2 (3.85%) JSON
5 2 (3.85%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.92%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.92%) Web Services
6 1 (1.92%) DOM
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.92%) SAP MI
6 1 (1.92%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.85%) Wiki
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Telematics
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) UNIX
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.77%) MVS
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.77%) VME
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.85%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Migration
2 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
3 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Security Architecture
3 8 (15.38%) Data Governance
4 5 (9.62%) Open Source
4 5 (9.62%) CRM
5 4 (7.69%) Workflow
5 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Change Management
6 3 (5.77%) Project Management
6 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.77%) Analytics
6 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.77%) Coaching
7 2 (3.85%) BDD
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Security Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) Scala
3 3 (5.77%) C#
3 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) PHP
4 2 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) CCIE
2 1 (1.92%) CCDP
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
2 1 (1.92%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.92%) Graylog
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Juniper
3 3 (5.77%) NetApp
3 3 (5.77%) Lotus
3 3 (5.77%) EMC
3 3 (5.77%) Websense
3 3 (5.77%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Pega
5 1 (1.92%) Syclo
5 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Siebel
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
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