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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 38 28 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 77 58 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.64% 5.74% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.00% 6.18% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £490 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +4.44%
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
1540 939 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.72% 92.88% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 610 487
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 45
Average hourly rate £15.86 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 44 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.23%) Java
3 29 (19.86%) .NET
3 29 (19.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (14.38%) TOGAF
4 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
5 20 (13.70%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.70%) NHS
6 19 (13.01%) Linux
6 19 (13.01%) UNIX
7 18 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (12.33%) Analytics
8 17 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (10.96%) Scrum
9 16 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (10.27%) Finance
11 14 (9.59%) Python
12 13 (8.90%) CRM
12 13 (8.90%) C#
12 13 (8.90%) RESTful
12 13 (8.90%) .NET Framework
13 12 (8.22%) Data Architecture
13 12 (8.22%) Windows
13 12 (8.22%) SOA
14 11 (7.53%) VMware
14 11 (7.53%) Big Data
14 11 (7.53%) DevOps
15 10 (6.85%) HTML
15 10 (6.85%) Oracle

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (5.48%) Apache
1 8 (5.48%) Tomcat
1 8 (5.48%) Node.js
2 7 (4.79%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.74%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.05%) JBoss
6 2 (1.37%) CMS
6 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.05%) MS Office
3 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.37%) Unica
2 2 (1.37%) Aligne
2 2 (1.37%) Maximo
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.16%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.74%) IaaS
4 2 (1.37%) SaaS
4 2 (1.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) WAN
2 6 (4.11%) Internet
3 4 (2.74%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.05%) Converged Networks
4 3 (2.05%) Firewall
5 2 (1.37%) DNS
6 1 (0.68%) SAN
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.68%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.68%) MPLS
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.53%) Big Data
3 8 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.11%) MySQL
4 6 (4.11%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.11%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.37%) QlikView
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) Xcelsius
9 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.68%) ERwin
2 1 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 15 (10.27%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Retail
3 3 (2.05%) Marketing
3 3 (2.05%) Games
4 2 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.86%) .NET
2 13 (8.90%) .NET Framework
2 13 (8.90%) RESTful
3 10 (6.85%) HTML
3 10 (6.85%) CSS
4 8 (5.48%) Web Services
5 7 (4.79%) Java EE
5 7 (4.79%) Entity Framework
5 7 (4.79%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.11%) XML
6 6 (4.11%) J2EE
7 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.42%) Middleware
7 5 (3.42%) REST
7 5 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.74%) WCF
8 4 (2.74%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.74%) Spring
9 3 (2.05%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.70%) NHS
2 8 (5.48%) Reference Data
2 8 (5.48%) User Experience
2 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.79%) Visualisation
4 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.11%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.37%) iPad
7 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) BYOD
8 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.68%) Online Games
8 1 (0.68%) EPoS
8 1 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.01%) UNIX
1 19 (13.01%) Linux
2 12 (8.22%) Windows
3 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.74%) Android
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.68%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (19.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (14.38%) TOGAF
4 18 (12.33%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (12.33%) Analytics
5 16 (10.96%) Scrum
6 15 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (8.90%) CRM
8 12 (8.22%) SOA
8 12 (8.22%) Data Architecture
9 11 (7.53%) DevOps
10 9 (6.16%) MVC
11 8 (5.48%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.48%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (4.79%) Data Management
13 6 (4.11%) Project Management
14 5 (3.42%) Service Management
14 5 (3.42%) Validation
14 5 (3.42%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.23%) Java
2 20 (13.70%) JavaScript
3 14 (9.59%) Python
4 13 (8.90%) C#
5 8 (5.48%) Ruby
6 7 (4.79%) SQL
7 5 (3.42%) PHP
8 3 (2.05%) R
9 2 (1.37%) Scala
9 2 (1.37%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) X++
10 1 (0.68%) Ada
Qualifications
1 6 (4.11%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.37%) MCSE
3 2 (1.37%) CCNP
3 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) CISSP
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.37%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.42%) Puppet
3 3 (2.05%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.53%) VMware
3 10 (6.85%) Oracle
4 8 (5.48%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.11%) Cisco
6 5 (3.42%) Citrix
6 5 (3.42%) Tableau
7 4 (2.74%) SAP
7 4 (2.74%) Trillium
8 3 (2.05%) Apigee
8 3 (2.05%) Mashery
8 3 (2.05%) Teradata
9 2 (1.37%) IBM
9 2 (1.37%) HP
9 2 (1.37%) Intel
10 1 (0.68%) Informatica
10 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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