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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 38 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 50 41 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.50% 4.28% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 4.51% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £396 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £619 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £65.35 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-31.14% +39.04%
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
1023 910 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.16% 94.89% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 530 493
Average daily rate £348 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 (22.58%) Java
2 24 (19.35%) Data Modelling
3 23 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (16.94%) Redis
5 20 (16.13%) Open Source
5 20 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (13.71%) VMware
6 17 (13.71%) Red Hat
6 17 (13.71%) Apache
6 17 (13.71%) Oracle
6 17 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (12.90%) Performance Testing
7 16 (12.90%) PHP
7 16 (12.90%) Linux
8 15 (12.10%) Data Protection
9 14 (11.29%) Data Architecture
9 14 (11.29%) OpenLDAP
9 14 (11.29%) Tomcat
9 14 (11.29%) JMeter
10 13 (10.48%) Validation
10 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
10 13 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (9.68%) SOA
11 12 (9.68%) MS Visio
11 12 (9.68%) Puppet
11 12 (9.68%) TOGAF
11 12 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
12 11 (8.87%) Service Management

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (13.71%) Apache
2 14 (11.29%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Drupal
5 1 (0.81%) nginx
5 1 (0.81%) Liferay
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
Applications
1 13 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.29%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (5.65%) Firewall
3 5 (4.03%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.03%) DNS
4 4 (3.23%) LAN
4 4 (3.23%) MPLS
4 4 (3.23%) OSPF
4 4 (3.23%) BGP
4 4 (3.23%) VPLS
5 2 (1.61%) Network Security
5 2 (1.61%) Wireless
5 2 (1.61%) Internet
5 2 (1.61%) WAN
6 1 (0.81%) VoIP
6 1 (0.81%) WLAN
6 1 (0.81%) FTP
6 1 (0.81%) HTTP
6 1 (0.81%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) VLAN
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.94%) Redis
2 20 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (10.48%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.23%) DB2
7 3 (2.42%) MySQL
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.61%) Riak
8 2 (1.61%) Big Data
8 2 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.61%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (11.29%) JMeter
2 2 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (7.26%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Law
3 2 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Billing
4 1 (0.81%) Legal
4 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.26%) .NET
2 7 (5.65%) XML
2 7 (5.65%) jQuery
3 6 (4.84%) Middleware
4 5 (4.03%) HTML
5 4 (3.23%) Web Services
5 4 (3.23%) XSLT
5 4 (3.23%) CSS
5 4 (3.23%) Spring MVC
5 4 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.23%) Spring
5 4 (3.23%) JPA
5 4 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.42%) REST
7 2 (1.61%) CSS3
7 2 (1.61%) JSON
7 2 (1.61%) HTML5
7 2 (1.61%) Ajax
7 2 (1.61%) SOAP
8 1 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Open Source
2 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.06%) Reference Data
4 9 (7.26%) Data Integration
5 7 (5.65%) User Experience
6 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.61%) NHS
8 2 (1.61%) Online Games
9 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.81%) Social Media
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Linux
2 5 (4.03%) UNIX
3 4 (3.23%) Windows
4 3 (2.42%) AIX
4 3 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) HPUX
5 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.35%) Data Modelling
2 23 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.90%) Performance Testing
4 15 (12.10%) Data Protection
5 14 (11.29%) Data Architecture
6 13 (10.48%) Validation
7 12 (9.68%) TOGAF
7 12 (9.68%) SOA
8 11 (8.87%) Service Management
9 9 (7.26%) Software Architecture
9 9 (7.26%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.45%) Logical Data Model
10 8 (6.45%) Physical Data Model
10 8 (6.45%) Data Management
11 7 (5.65%) Data Governance
11 7 (5.65%) Master Data Management
11 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.84%) Data Security
12 6 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.58%) Java
2 16 (12.90%) PHP
3 7 (5.65%) SQL
4 4 (3.23%) Ruby
5 3 (2.42%) Python
6 2 (1.61%) C#
6 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (0.81%) C++
7 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.23%) JNCIP
1 4 (3.23%) JNCIE
2 3 (2.42%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) CCNP
2 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.61%) CISM
3 2 (1.61%) CCNA
3 2 (1.61%) CCDP
3 2 (1.61%) CISSP
3 2 (1.61%) CEH
4 1 (0.81%) CCSP
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) GIAC
4 1 (0.81%) RHCA
4 1 (0.81%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.61%) COBIT
1 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.61%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.61%) Samba
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (9.68%) Puppet
1 12 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) Oracle
1 17 (13.71%) Red Hat
1 17 (13.71%) VMware
2 6 (4.84%) Cisco
3 4 (3.23%) Juniper
3 4 (3.23%) Twitter
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) Trillium
5 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.81%) Sun
5 1 (0.81%) IBM
5 1 (0.81%) Brocade
5 1 (0.81%) hybris
5 1 (0.81%) Venda
5 1 (0.81%) Splunk
5 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.81%) Remedy
5 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
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