The median contractor rate for an Architect was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Knutsford during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Architect
Cheshire / Knutsford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 21 6
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 7 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 8.75% 2.78% 16.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.21% 3.08% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 12
Median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £488 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £43.15
% change year-on-year +27.77% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76 65 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 95.00% 90.28% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 58
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Knutsford

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Knutsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Knutsford

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Knutsford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Knutsford

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Knutsford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Veritas
5 1 (11.11%) Teradata
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Teradata
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas