Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £733 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Senior Architect
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 150 147
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Manchester median daily rate £733 £519 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.30% +13.70% -20.65%
10th Percentile £717 £487 £451
90th Percentile £750 £583 £467
North West median daily rate £733 £638 £600
% change year-on-year +14.98% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2787 3349 3593
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.42% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 2140 2076
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £238 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 81 142
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -7.94% +6.78%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.53
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.88% -20.00% +25.00%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Senior Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) IT Governance
2 5 (38.46%) Social Media
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) SFIA
2 5 (38.46%) Domain Models
2 5 (38.46%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) JDA
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design

Senior 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Social Media
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Collaborative Working
1 5 (38.46%) Domain Models
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (38.46%) IT Governance
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
1 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
1 5 (38.46%) SFIA
2 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Presales
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) JDA