The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 17 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 17 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.21% 2.23% 8.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.29% 2.41% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
205 166 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 99.03% 92.74% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 84 48
Average daily rate £350 £325 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 7
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.13 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.12% -11.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.50 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Bradford region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 15 (71.43%) SOA
2 14 (66.67%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 14 (66.67%) Finance
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (28.57%) Coaching
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (23.81%) WCF
7 5 (23.81%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
7 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (19.05%) MS Office
8 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
8 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
9 2 (9.52%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) UNIX
9 2 (9.52%) SQL
9 2 (9.52%) VMware
9 2 (9.52%) HP
9 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 1 (4.76%) Middleware

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) VPN
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 5 (23.81%) WCF
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) JSP
5 1 (4.76%) Servlets
5 1 (4.76%) SOAP
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) SPML
5 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) SOA
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Coaching
4 5 (23.81%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) BeanShell
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Novell
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) IBM