The median contractor rate for a Architect was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 29 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.

Architect
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 14 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.39% 7.40% 7.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 7.74% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 12
Median daily rate £575 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £418 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £657
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.96 £52.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year -31.50% +12.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 303 323 335
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 94.98% 95.56% 91.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 213 157
Median daily rate £368 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £15.25 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -3 11 £575 +15.00% 4
Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (15.38%) Personalization
3 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 4 (15.38%) SOA
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Dell
4 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 3 (11.54%) Middleware
4 3 (11.54%) J2EE
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) UML
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (11.54%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Microservices

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 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) DMZ
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) J2EE
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) Java EE
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Node.js
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Personalization
2 4 (15.38%) SOA
3 3 (11.54%) Analytics
3 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Microservices
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) UML
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) ETL
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) RAD
4 2 (7.69%) RUP
4 2 (7.69%) SEO
4 2 (7.69%) Web Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Dell
2 3 (11.54%) EMC
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