The median contractor rate for an Architect was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside 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.

Architect
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.15% 7.95% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 8.50% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 7
Median daily rate £588 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.19% +7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £405 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £43.15
% change year-on-year +21.05% +10.08%  

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 316 306 363
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.76% 93.58% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 162 172
Median daily rate £400 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -11 11 £513 -2.38% 2
Architect
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (29.03%) CRM
1 9 (29.03%) Data Modelling
1 9 (29.03%) Microservices
2 8 (25.81%) Data Architecture
3 7 (22.58%) Case Management
4 6 (19.35%) Personalization
4 6 (19.35%) User Experience
4 6 (19.35%) Data Governance
4 6 (19.35%) Retail
4 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Data Management
5 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) High Availability
5 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (16.13%) IT Strategy
5 5 (16.13%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (16.13%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (9.68%) C#
7 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.45%) Wireframes
8 2 (6.45%) Big Data
8 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.45%) DevOps

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 2 (6.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (3.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) DMZ
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) User Experience
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) CRM
1 9 (29.03%) Data Modelling
1 9 (29.03%) Microservices
2 8 (25.81%) Data Architecture
3 7 (22.58%) Case Management
4 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (19.35%) Data Governance
4 6 (19.35%) Personalization
5 5 (16.13%) Data Management
5 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) High Availability
5 5 (16.13%) IT Strategy
5 5 (16.13%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (16.13%) Physical Data Model
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C#
1 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Teradata
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