The median contractor rate for an Applications Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 25 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.

Application Architect
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 99 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 -12  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Architect 2 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.24% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £500 £525 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +29.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1279 1676 1442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.63% 94.85% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 993 846
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 37 62
Median hourly rate £14.38 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £28.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Applications Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Architect in Manchester

Applications Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Architect in Manchester

Applications Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Applications 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 Manchester region featuring Applications Architect in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (60.00%) Apple
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) NFC
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Google
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (60.00%) Material Design
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (40.00%) Xcode
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) AIX

Applications Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Bluetooth
1 3 (60.00%) NFC
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Material Design
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Apple
1 3 (60.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) SAP