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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 42 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 55 53 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.25% 4.58% 7.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 4.89% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 23
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £353 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £52.13 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-10.79% -5.22%
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
1166 1084 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.18% 93.69% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 701 386
Average daily rate £365 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 33
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £101.90 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 37 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (14.96%) Ruby
3 19 (14.96%) Java
4 18 (14.17%) TOGAF
5 17 (13.39%) CRM
5 17 (13.39%) Service Management
6 16 (12.60%) NHS
7 14 (11.02%) Open Source
7 14 (11.02%) NoSQL
7 14 (11.02%) Project Management
7 14 (11.02%) .NET
8 13 (10.24%) C#
8 13 (10.24%) Software Architecture
8 13 (10.24%) SaaS
8 13 (10.24%) Data Management
9 11 (8.66%) MongoDB
9 11 (8.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (8.66%) Data Modelling
9 11 (8.66%) Trillium
9 11 (8.66%) Finance
9 11 (8.66%) Data Quality
10 10 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (7.87%) SQL
10 10 (7.87%) MySQL
10 10 (7.87%) Oracle
10 10 (7.87%) Scala
10 10 (7.87%) Ruby on Rails

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.36%) Apache
2 3 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.57%) SAS
3 2 (1.57%) Node.js
4 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.79%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.79%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) SPSS
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Misys Midas
2 3 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) Unica
3 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.24%) SaaS
2 3 (2.36%) IaaS
3 2 (1.57%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.15%) LAN
1 4 (3.15%) WAN
2 3 (2.36%) DNS
2 3 (2.36%) SAN
3 2 (1.57%) Internet
3 2 (1.57%) Firewall
3 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.57%) WLAN
4 1 (0.79%) FWSM
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.79%) OSPF
4 1 (0.79%) BGP
4 1 (0.79%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.79%) VPN
4 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) NoSQL
2 11 (8.66%) MongoDB
2 11 (8.66%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (7.87%) MySQL
3 10 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.30%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.51%) Big Data
7 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.15%) OLAP
8 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.36%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.57%) MOLAP
10 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.57%) ROLAP
11 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.79%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (8.66%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Games
3 4 (3.15%) Law
4 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Front Office
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.02%) .NET
2 10 (7.87%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (7.87%) Django
3 9 (7.09%) Play Framework
4 5 (3.94%) Middleware
5 4 (3.15%) HTML
5 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.15%) Web Services
5 4 (3.15%) REST
6 3 (2.36%) jQuery
6 3 (2.36%) CSS
7 2 (1.57%) SOAP
7 2 (1.57%) XML
7 2 (1.57%) XSD
7 2 (1.57%) JSON
7 2 (1.57%) WCF
7 2 (1.57%) WPF
7 2 (1.57%) HTML5
7 2 (1.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) NHS
2 14 (11.02%) Open Source
3 9 (7.09%) Reference Data
4 7 (5.51%) Data Integration
4 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.15%) User Experience
6 3 (2.36%) Online Games
6 3 (2.36%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) Replication
7 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.57%) Social Media
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.79%) RIA
8 1 (0.79%) W3C
8 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.79%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.51%) Windows
2 3 (2.36%) UNIX
3 2 (1.57%) AIX
3 2 (1.57%) Linux
3 2 (1.57%) Android
3 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) HPUX
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 18 (14.17%) TOGAF
4 17 (13.39%) CRM
4 17 (13.39%) Service Management
5 14 (11.02%) Project Management
6 13 (10.24%) Data Management
6 13 (10.24%) Software Architecture
7 11 (8.66%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.09%) SOA
9 9 (7.09%) Reverse Engineering
10 8 (6.30%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (6.30%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (6.30%) Enterprise Data Management
10 8 (6.30%) Scrum
10 8 (6.30%) Migration
11 7 (5.51%) ETL
11 7 (5.51%) User Stories
12 6 (4.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.96%) Java
1 19 (14.96%) Ruby
2 13 (10.24%) C#
3 10 (7.87%) SQL
3 10 (7.87%) Scala
4 9 (7.09%) Python
5 6 (4.72%) C++
5 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.57%) Perl
7 1 (0.79%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) Clojure
7 1 (0.79%) R
7 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) CCNA
2 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) CCDA
3 1 (0.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) Data Quality
2 9 (7.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (0.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) NFS
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Puppet
1 2 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) StatsD
2 1 (0.79%) Salt
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) Trillium
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle
4 5 (3.94%) SAP
4 5 (3.94%) IBM
4 5 (3.94%) VMware
5 4 (3.15%) Cisco
6 3 (2.36%) BMC
7 2 (1.57%) EMC
7 2 (1.57%) hybris
8 1 (0.79%) Venda
8 1 (0.79%) F5
8 1 (0.79%) Tableau
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter
8 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.79%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.79%) Apigee
8 1 (0.79%) Mashery
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix
8 1 (0.79%) Teradata
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