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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 39 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 2 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.78% 6.29% 10.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 6.47% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Average daily rate
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£565 £319 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.25% -31.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £52.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-19.42% -5.22%
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
244 139 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 94.94% 97.20% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 82 62
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 14
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.42 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.62% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) Infor
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Exstream
5 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (27.27%) Tuxedo
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) RDBMS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) Tuxedo
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 3 (27.27%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (27.27%) Exstream
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Scala
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Infor