The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 20 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 72 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.77% 3.64% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 3.86% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 9 29
Average daily rate
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£485 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £366 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
995 856 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.52% 94.38% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 455 627
Average daily rate £325 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 47
Average hourly rate £13.50 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.44% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Architect
West Yorkshire

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 35 (27.78%) Data Modelling
2 28 (22.22%) Java
3 26 (20.63%) Oracle
4 21 (16.67%) Redis
5 20 (15.87%) PHP
6 17 (13.49%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (12.70%) VMware
7 16 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (12.70%) Data Architecture
7 16 (12.70%) Performance Testing
8 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (11.90%) Open Source
8 15 (11.90%) Tomcat
9 14 (11.11%) Apache
9 14 (11.11%) JMeter
9 14 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 14 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
9 14 (11.11%) Reference Data
10 13 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (10.32%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (10.32%) TOGAF
10 13 (10.32%) Puppet
10 13 (10.32%) NHS
10 13 (10.32%) SOA
11 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 12 (9.52%) Service Management
11 12 (9.52%) Validation
12 11 (8.73%) Finance
12 11 (8.73%) Middleware
12 11 (8.73%) MS Visio

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (11.90%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.11%) Apache
3 6 (4.76%) CMS
4 5 (3.97%) nginx
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.38%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.59%) Lync
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.79%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.73%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (4.76%) WAN
3 5 (3.97%) LAN
4 4 (3.17%) FTP
4 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.17%) VPN
5 3 (2.38%) MPLS
5 3 (2.38%) Wireless
6 2 (1.59%) VLAN
6 2 (1.59%) IPsec
6 2 (1.59%) Firewall
7 1 (0.79%) SAN
7 1 (0.79%) DNS
7 1 (0.79%) VoIP
7 1 (0.79%) Internet
7 1 (0.79%) CTI
7 1 (0.79%) H.323
7 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.67%) Redis
2 17 (13.49%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.97%) MySQL
5 5 (3.97%) Riak
6 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.38%) DB2
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) JMeter
2 3 (2.38%) ERwin
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 11 (8.73%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.79%) Front Office
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Law
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) Middleware
2 10 (7.94%) .NET
3 8 (6.35%) XML
4 7 (5.56%) Web Services
5 6 (4.76%) jQuery
6 5 (3.97%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.17%) J2EE
8 3 (2.38%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.38%) Spring
8 3 (2.38%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.38%) JPA
9 2 (1.59%) Symfony
9 2 (1.59%) XMPP
9 2 (1.59%) XSLT
9 2 (1.59%) HTML
9 2 (1.59%) CSS
10 1 (0.79%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Open Source
2 14 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 13 (10.32%) NHS
4 11 (8.73%) Data Integration
5 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.56%) Semantic Web
5 7 (5.56%) Informatics
6 2 (1.59%) IVR
7 1 (0.79%) GIS
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.94%) UNIX
1 10 (7.94%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) Data Modelling
2 16 (12.70%) Data Architecture
2 16 (12.70%) Performance Testing
3 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (10.32%) TOGAF
4 13 (10.32%) SOA
5 12 (9.52%) Service Management
5 12 (9.52%) Validation
6 11 (8.73%) Data Protection
7 9 (7.14%) MVC
8 8 (6.35%) Data Governance
8 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.56%) RDF
9 7 (5.56%) Data Management
10 6 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (4.76%) Master Data Management
10 6 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.22%) Java
2 20 (15.87%) PHP
3 9 (7.14%) Python
4 8 (6.35%) SQL
5 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.38%) C++
5 3 (2.38%) Ruby
6 2 (1.59%) PHP5
6 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.79%) C#
7 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.59%) Xen
3 2 (1.59%) vSphere
3 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (10.32%) Puppet
2 9 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 26 (20.63%) Oracle
2 16 (12.70%) VMware
3 14 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.73%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.35%) Citrix
5 8 (6.35%) Cisco
6 5 (3.97%) IBM
6 5 (3.97%) Twitter
6 5 (3.97%) Splunk
7 3 (2.38%) CA
7 3 (2.38%) EMC
7 3 (2.38%) Zend
8 2 (1.59%) Brocade
8 2 (1.59%) Google
8 2 (1.59%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 2 (1.59%) Facebook
8 2 (1.59%) NetApp
8 2 (1.59%) SAP
8 2 (1.59%) Siebel
8 2 (1.59%) HP
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