The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Architect
North West / Manchester
Rank - 95 98
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.50% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £544 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £562 £600
% change year-on-year -2.09% -6.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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 1246 1697 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 95.04% 94.54% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 982 821
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Manchester

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Architect in Manchester

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IPsec
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Aurelia
1 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Durandal
1 2 (50.00%) EJS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Jinja
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (50.00%) LESS
1 2 (50.00%) Pug
1 2 (50.00%) React
1 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCDP
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) F5