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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 18 61 32
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -29
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 74 21 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.16% 2.28% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.73% 2.41% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 5 35
Average daily rate
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£455 £413 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £520 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £452 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.34% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £66.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+88.57% -19.54%
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
957 870 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.64% 94.26% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 469 634
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 32
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 August 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 August 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 (27.13%) Data Modelling
2 29 (22.48%) Java
3 24 (18.60%) Oracle
4 22 (17.05%) Redis
5 20 (15.50%) PHP
5 20 (15.50%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (13.18%) VMware
8 16 (12.40%) Puppet
8 16 (12.40%) Performance Testing
8 16 (12.40%) Data Architecture
9 15 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (11.63%) Data Protection
9 15 (11.63%) Open Source
9 15 (11.63%) TOGAF
9 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
9 15 (11.63%) Tomcat
10 14 (10.85%) Apache
10 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
10 14 (10.85%) SOA
10 14 (10.85%) JMeter
10 14 (10.85%) OpenLDAP
11 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (10.08%) Validation
11 13 (10.08%) Linux
12 12 (9.30%) SQL Server
12 12 (9.30%) MS Visio
12 12 (9.30%) Finance
12 12 (9.30%) Service Management
12 12 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.85%) Apache
3 5 (3.88%) nginx
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (3.10%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (2.33%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.55%) Lync
6 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.55%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.78%) Mule
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.85%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (5.43%) MPLS
3 6 (4.65%) Firewall
3 6 (4.65%) LAN
4 5 (3.88%) WAN
4 5 (3.88%) DNS
5 4 (3.10%) VPLS
5 4 (3.10%) OSPF
5 4 (3.10%) BGP
5 4 (3.10%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.10%) FTP
6 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.33%) VPN
6 3 (2.33%) Wireless
7 2 (1.55%) Network Security
7 2 (1.55%) IPsec
8 1 (0.78%) VoIP
8 1 (0.78%) SAN
8 1 (0.78%) H.323
8 1 (0.78%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.05%) Redis
2 20 (15.50%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (9.30%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.43%) MySQL
7 5 (3.88%) DB2
7 5 (3.88%) Riak
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.85%) JMeter
2 3 (2.33%) ERwin
General
1 12 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (2.33%) Law
2 3 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.53%) Middleware
2 8 (6.20%) XML
3 7 (5.43%) jQuery
4 6 (4.65%) Web Services
4 6 (4.65%) .NET
5 5 (3.88%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.10%) Spring MVC
6 4 (3.10%) Spring
6 4 (3.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (3.10%) JPA
6 4 (3.10%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.10%) CSS
6 4 (3.10%) HTML
6 4 (3.10%) J2EE
6 4 (3.10%) XSLT
6 4 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.55%) JSON
7 2 (1.55%) Ajax
7 2 (1.55%) XMPP
7 2 (1.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.63%) Open Source
2 12 (9.30%) Reference Data
3 11 (8.53%) Data Integration
4 9 (6.98%) NHS
5 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.10%) Informatics
7 2 (1.55%) IVR
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) GIS
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.08%) Linux
2 9 (6.98%) Windows
3 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.55%) UNIX
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) Data Modelling
2 16 (12.40%) Performance Testing
2 16 (12.40%) Data Architecture
3 15 (11.63%) Data Protection
3 15 (11.63%) TOGAF
4 14 (10.85%) SOA
5 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.08%) Validation
6 12 (9.30%) Service Management
6 12 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (8.53%) Data Management
7 11 (8.53%) MVC
8 10 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.75%) Master Data Management
9 8 (6.20%) Data Governance
10 6 (4.65%) Data Security
10 6 (4.65%) ITIL
10 6 (4.65%) CRM
10 6 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.48%) Java
2 20 (15.50%) PHP
3 9 (6.98%) Python
4 8 (6.20%) SQL
5 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.33%) C++
5 3 (2.33%) Ruby
6 2 (1.55%) PHP5
6 2 (1.55%) C#
6 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.88%) Degree
3 4 (3.10%) JNCIP
3 4 (3.10%) JNCIE
4 1 (0.78%) CCNP
4 1 (0.78%) CCNA
4 1 (0.78%) CCDP
4 1 (0.78%) CISSP
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) GIAC
4 1 (0.78%) CISM
4 1 (0.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) COBIT
2 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.55%) Xen
3 2 (1.55%) vSphere
3 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) XenApp
4 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (12.40%) Puppet
2 12 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (18.60%) Oracle
2 17 (13.18%) VMware
3 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.98%) Cisco
5 6 (4.65%) Citrix
5 6 (4.65%) Twitter
6 5 (3.88%) IBM
6 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.88%) Splunk
7 4 (3.10%) Juniper
8 3 (2.33%) CA
8 3 (2.33%) EMC
8 3 (2.33%) Zend
9 2 (1.55%) Brocade
9 2 (1.55%) Google
9 2 (1.55%) NetApp
9 2 (1.55%) HP
9 2 (1.55%) SAP
9 2 (1.55%) Facebook
9 2 (1.55%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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