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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 31 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 50 30 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.96% 3.33% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 3.53% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 32
Average daily rate
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£450 £444 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +4.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £528 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
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
931 851 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.27% 94.35% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 460 591
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £31.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.41% +106.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 34 (27.64%) Data Modelling
2 28 (22.76%) Java
3 25 (20.33%) Oracle
4 22 (17.89%) Redis
5 20 (16.26%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (14.63%) PHP
7 17 (13.82%) VMware
7 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (13.01%) Performance Testing
8 16 (13.01%) Puppet
8 16 (13.01%) Data Architecture
8 16 (13.01%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (12.20%) Tomcat
9 15 (12.20%) Red Hat
9 15 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (12.20%) Open Source
9 15 (12.20%) Data Protection
10 14 (11.38%) TOGAF
10 14 (11.38%) OpenLDAP
10 14 (11.38%) JMeter
10 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
10 14 (11.38%) SOA
10 14 (11.38%) Apache
11 13 (10.57%) Linux
11 13 (10.57%) Validation
12 12 (9.76%) Middleware
12 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
12 12 (9.76%) MS Visio
12 12 (9.76%) Data Management
12 12 (9.76%) Reference Data

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 15 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.38%) Apache
3 5 (4.07%) nginx
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (3.25%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.44%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.63%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.63%) Lync
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.81%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (5.69%) MPLS
2 7 (5.69%) Firewall
3 6 (4.88%) LAN
4 5 (4.07%) DNS
4 5 (4.07%) WAN
5 4 (3.25%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.25%) FTP
5 4 (3.25%) OSPF
5 4 (3.25%) BGP
5 4 (3.25%) VPLS
6 3 (2.44%) Network Security
6 3 (2.44%) Wireless
6 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.44%) VPN
7 2 (1.63%) IPsec
8 1 (0.81%) VLAN
8 1 (0.81%) H.323
8 1 (0.81%) SAN
8 1 (0.81%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.89%) Redis
2 20 (16.26%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (13.01%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.07%) DB2
6 5 (4.07%) Riak
6 5 (4.07%) MySQL
7 4 (3.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) JMeter
2 3 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 11 (8.94%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Law
3 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) Middleware
2 6 (4.88%) XML
3 5 (4.07%) jQuery
3 5 (4.07%) .NET
3 5 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (3.25%) Web Services
4 4 (3.25%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.25%) Spring
4 4 (3.25%) JPA
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (3.25%) XSLT
4 4 (3.25%) Spring MVC
5 3 (2.44%) J2EE
6 2 (1.63%) CSS
6 2 (1.63%) HTML
6 2 (1.63%) Ajax
6 2 (1.63%) XMPP
6 2 (1.63%) HTML5
6 2 (1.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Open Source
2 12 (9.76%) Reference Data
3 11 (8.94%) Data Integration
4 9 (7.32%) NHS
5 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.25%) Informatics
7 2 (1.63%) IVR
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Linux
2 9 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) UNIX
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) Data Modelling
2 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (13.01%) Performance Testing
3 16 (13.01%) Data Architecture
4 15 (12.20%) Data Protection
5 14 (11.38%) TOGAF
5 14 (11.38%) SOA
6 13 (10.57%) Validation
7 12 (9.76%) Data Management
8 11 (8.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (8.94%) Service Management
9 10 (8.13%) Master Data Management
10 9 (7.32%) MVC
11 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.50%) Data Governance
12 6 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.88%) Data Security
13 5 (4.07%) ITIL
13 5 (4.07%) CRM
13 5 (4.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.76%) Java
2 18 (14.63%) PHP
3 8 (6.50%) SQL
4 7 (5.69%) Python
5 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.63%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) C++
7 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) JNCIP
3 4 (3.25%) JNCIE
4 3 (2.44%) Degree
5 2 (1.63%) CCDP
5 2 (1.63%) CISSP
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.63%) CISM
5 2 (1.63%) CCNP
5 2 (1.63%) CEH
6 1 (0.81%) CCSP
6 1 (0.81%) CCNA
6 1 (0.81%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.07%) COBIT
2 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.63%) Xen
3 2 (1.63%) vSphere
3 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (13.01%) Puppet
2 12 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (20.33%) Oracle
2 17 (13.82%) VMware
3 15 (12.20%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.13%) Cisco
5 6 (4.88%) Citrix
6 5 (4.07%) IBM
6 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.07%) Splunk
7 4 (3.25%) Twitter
7 4 (3.25%) Juniper
8 3 (2.44%) CA
8 3 (2.44%) EMC
8 3 (2.44%) Zend
9 2 (1.63%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 2 (1.63%) Brocade
9 2 (1.63%) NetApp
9 2 (1.63%) HP
9 2 (1.63%) SAP
10 1 (0.81%) JBoss
10 1 (0.81%) Trillium
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