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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 33 43 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 46 32 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.35% 3.54% 6.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 3.71% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 35
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £400 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £589 £625
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 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
961 863 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.83% 95.36% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 493 540
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 33
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 28 (23.93%) Java
1 28 (23.93%) Data Modelling
2 21 (17.95%) Redis
3 20 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (17.09%) Oracle
4 17 (14.53%) Apache
4 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.53%) Red Hat
4 17 (14.53%) Performance Testing
5 16 (13.68%) Linux
5 16 (13.68%) PHP
6 15 (12.82%) Open Source
7 14 (11.97%) OpenLDAP
7 14 (11.97%) Data Protection
7 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (11.97%) Data Architecture
7 14 (11.97%) Tomcat
7 14 (11.97%) JMeter
7 14 (11.97%) VMware
8 13 (11.11%) Validation
8 13 (11.11%) SOA
8 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (10.26%) MS Visio
9 12 (10.26%) Puppet
9 12 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (9.40%) TOGAF
11 10 (8.55%) Reference Data
11 10 (8.55%) Middleware
11 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 17 (14.53%) Apache
2 14 (11.97%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.42%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.71%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) Drupal
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.85%) nginx
5 1 (0.85%) Liferay
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (5.98%) Firewall
3 6 (5.13%) LAN
4 5 (4.27%) Ethernet
4 5 (4.27%) DNS
5 4 (3.42%) VPLS
5 4 (3.42%) WAN
5 4 (3.42%) MPLS
5 4 (3.42%) OSPF
5 4 (3.42%) BGP
6 2 (1.71%) Network Security
6 2 (1.71%) FTP
6 2 (1.71%) Internet
6 2 (1.71%) Wireless
7 1 (0.85%) HTTP
7 1 (0.85%) VPN
7 1 (0.85%) WLAN
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) Redis
2 20 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.27%) DB2
7 3 (2.56%) MySQL
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.71%) Riak
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (11.97%) JMeter
2 2 (1.71%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (5.98%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Law
3 1 (0.85%) Games
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.55%) Middleware
2 8 (6.84%) jQuery
3 7 (5.98%) XML
4 6 (5.13%) .NET
5 5 (4.27%) HTML
5 5 (4.27%) Web Services
6 4 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (3.42%) Spring
6 4 (3.42%) JPA
6 4 (3.42%) Spring MVC
6 4 (3.42%) CSS
6 4 (3.42%) XSLT
6 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.56%) REST
8 2 (1.71%) HTML5
8 2 (1.71%) CSS3
8 2 (1.71%) JSON
8 2 (1.71%) Ajax
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Open Source
2 10 (8.55%) Reference Data
2 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 8 (6.84%) NHS
5 7 (5.98%) User Experience
6 4 (3.42%) Informatics
6 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Online Games
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Linux
2 7 (5.98%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) UNIX
4 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.93%) Data Modelling
2 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.53%) Performance Testing
3 14 (11.97%) Data Protection
3 14 (11.97%) Data Architecture
4 13 (11.11%) Validation
4 13 (11.11%) SOA
5 11 (9.40%) TOGAF
6 9 (7.69%) Data Management
7 7 (5.98%) Service Management
7 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.98%) Software Architecture
7 7 (5.98%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.98%) Data Governance
7 7 (5.98%) Master Data Management
8 6 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.13%) MVC
8 6 (5.13%) Data Security
9 5 (4.27%) Network Design
9 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) Java
2 16 (13.68%) PHP
3 4 (3.42%) SQL
4 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.56%) Python
5 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.71%) Ruby
5 2 (1.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.85%) C#
6 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) JNCIP
3 4 (3.42%) JNCIE
4 3 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (1.71%) CEH
5 2 (1.71%) CCNP
5 2 (1.71%) CCDP
5 2 (1.71%) CISSP
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.71%) CISM
6 1 (0.85%) RHCE
6 1 (0.85%) GIAC
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) CCSP
6 1 (0.85%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.71%) COBIT
1 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) Samba
2 2 (1.71%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) XenApp
3 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) Puppet
1 12 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (17.09%) Oracle
2 17 (14.53%) Red Hat
3 14 (11.97%) VMware
4 8 (6.84%) Cisco
5 4 (3.42%) Twitter
5 4 (3.42%) Juniper
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.71%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.85%) Trillium
8 1 (0.85%) Citrix
8 1 (0.85%) Sybase
8 1 (0.85%) SAP
8 1 (0.85%) Brocade
8 1 (0.85%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 1 (0.85%) Splunk
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