The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 39 41 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 53 38 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.55% 3.89% 8.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 4.09% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 25
Average daily rate
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£500 £494 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £352 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £558 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £476 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.15% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 £44.13 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+12.18% -7.10%
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1068 930 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.75% 95.19% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 583 350
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 21 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.75% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.00 £111.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 36 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.26%) Ruby
3 19 (15.45%) Software Architecture
4 18 (14.63%) Java
5 17 (13.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (13.01%) Service Management
7 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 15 (12.20%) .NET
7 15 (12.20%) TOGAF
8 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
8 14 (11.38%) Project Management
9 13 (10.57%) Open Source
10 12 (9.76%) CRM
11 11 (8.94%) Data Modelling
11 11 (8.94%) Oracle
11 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (8.94%) SaaS
11 11 (8.94%) MongoDB
12 10 (8.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (8.13%) Reverse Engineering
12 10 (8.13%) Data Management
12 10 (8.13%) Django
12 10 (8.13%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (8.13%) NHS
12 10 (8.13%) MySQL
12 10 (8.13%) C#
12 10 (8.13%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.32%) Play Framework
13 9 (7.32%) SQL
13 9 (7.32%) SLA

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (4.07%) Apache
2 3 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.63%) SAS
4 1 (0.81%) Node.js
4 1 (0.81%) Documentum
4 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.81%) Drupal
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.81%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.63%) SPSS
2 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) LAN
1 5 (4.07%) Firewall
2 4 (3.25%) WAN
3 3 (2.44%) WLAN
3 3 (2.44%) Internet
3 3 (2.44%) SAN
3 3 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.63%) VPN
4 2 (1.63%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) FWSM
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.81%) HTTP
5 1 (0.81%) VoIP
5 1 (0.81%) Wireless
5 1 (0.81%) OSPF
5 1 (0.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
2 11 (8.94%) MongoDB
3 10 (8.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (8.13%) MySQL
4 9 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.69%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.07%) Big Data
7 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.25%) OLAP
8 4 (3.25%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.44%) Redis
10 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.63%) ROLAP
10 2 (1.63%) MOLAP
10 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.81%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.63%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (7.32%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Games
3 4 (3.25%) Law
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Front Office
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.20%) .NET
2 10 (8.13%) Django
2 10 (8.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (7.32%) Play Framework
4 5 (4.07%) HTML
4 5 (4.07%) Web Services
4 5 (4.07%) REST
5 4 (3.25%) jQuery
5 4 (3.25%) XML
5 4 (3.25%) SOAP
6 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.44%) CSS
7 2 (1.63%) HTML5
7 2 (1.63%) WCF
7 2 (1.63%) WPF
7 2 (1.63%) JSON
7 2 (1.63%) Middleware
7 2 (1.63%) XSD
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Open Source
2 10 (8.13%) NHS
3 8 (6.50%) User Experience
3 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.88%) Reference Data
4 6 (4.88%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.25%) Online Games
6 2 (1.63%) Social Media
6 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.63%) Replication
6 2 (1.63%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.81%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.81%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.81%) IVR
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.50%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Linux
3 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.25%) UNIX
4 3 (2.44%) AIX
5 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.63%) Android
6 1 (0.81%) HPUX
6 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.45%) Software Architecture
3 17 (13.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (13.01%) Service Management
5 15 (12.20%) TOGAF
6 14 (11.38%) Project Management
7 12 (9.76%) CRM
8 11 (8.94%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (8.13%) Reverse Engineering
9 10 (8.13%) Data Management
9 10 (8.13%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.50%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (6.50%) Migration
10 8 (6.50%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (5.69%) SOA
12 6 (4.88%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.88%) ETL
12 6 (4.88%) User Stories
13 5 (4.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.26%) Ruby
2 18 (14.63%) Java
3 10 (8.13%) C#
4 9 (7.32%) SQL
4 9 (7.32%) Scala
5 7 (5.69%) Python
6 6 (4.88%) C++
7 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.63%) Perl
8 2 (1.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.44%) VCP4
3 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) CCNP
3 2 (1.63%) CCNA
4 1 (0.81%) CCDA
4 1 (0.81%) CCDP
4 1 (0.81%) CISM
4 1 (0.81%) CISSP
4 1 (0.81%) CCSP
4 1 (0.81%) RHCE
4 1 (0.81%) RHCA
4 1 (0.81%) CEH
4 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 8 (6.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.63%) Samba
3 1 (0.81%) NFS
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.94%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) Trillium
4 6 (4.88%) VMware
4 6 (4.88%) Cisco
5 5 (4.07%) SAP
6 4 (3.25%) IBM
7 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.44%) BMC
8 2 (1.63%) EMC
8 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.81%) F5
9 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.81%) HP
9 1 (0.81%) Open Text
9 1 (0.81%) Remedy
9 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.81%) Sun
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