Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside 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.

Architect
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 23 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 34 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.97% 6.21% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.28% 6.58% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 19
Merseyside median daily rate £545 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.74% -9.52% +1.45%
10th Percentile £470 £390 £396
90th Percentile £635 £577 £623
North West median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
North West median hourly rate £53.00 £47.50 £59.50
% change year-on-year +11.58% -20.17% -27.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 467 562 716
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 94.30% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 334 347
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £194 £213 £163
90th Percentile £550 £524 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 31
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.31% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £9.57 £12.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £18.87 £25.06 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £17.74 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.88% -20.00% +25.00%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Merseyside

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Merseyside

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Merseyside over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Merseyside

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Merseyside

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +2 28 £545 +14.74% 9
Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Merseyside region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 11 (32.35%) User Experience
2 10 (29.41%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) Data Modelling
2 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (26.47%) Data Architecture
3 9 (26.47%) Finance
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) CRM
4 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (20.59%) Web Services
5 7 (20.59%) Android
5 7 (20.59%) Web Design
5 7 (20.59%) Case Management
5 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (20.59%) IT Strategy
5 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
5 7 (20.59%) Data Governance
6 6 (17.65%) Analytics
6 6 (17.65%) REST
6 6 (17.65%) Adaptive Web Design
6 6 (17.65%) Data Management
6 6 (17.65%) JSF
6 6 (17.65%) Java EE
6 6 (17.65%) JSON
6 6 (17.65%) CSS
6 6 (17.65%) JSP
6 6 (17.65%) Servlets
6 6 (17.65%) HTML

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.94%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
4 1 (2.94%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Hive
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) Java EE
2 6 (17.65%) JSF
2 6 (17.65%) JSON
2 6 (17.65%) JSP
2 6 (17.65%) REST
2 6 (17.65%) Servlets
3 3 (8.82%) Mason
4 1 (2.94%) Drools
4 1 (2.94%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) User Experience
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Life Science
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Android
1 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Data Modelling
1 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (26.47%) CRM
2 9 (26.47%) Data Architecture
3 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) Case Management
4 7 (20.59%) Data Governance
4 7 (20.59%) IT Strategy
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Web Design
5 6 (17.65%) Adaptive Web Design
5 6 (17.65%) Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) Data Management
6 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.71%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (14.71%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (11.76%) Service Management
7 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) hybris
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Siebel
5 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.94%) Teradata