The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Halifax region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 20 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.66% - 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £550 - £469
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 - £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.03 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.40% +57.14%
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
168 98 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 92.82% 87.50% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 72 229
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Architect
West Yorkshire

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRISC
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) XSD
1 3 (60.00%) XSLT
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
1 3 (60.00%) UML
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CRISC
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification