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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 77 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.23% 4.66% 6.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.88% 4.92% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 19 27
Average daily rate
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£520 £525 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.95% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £342 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £555 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
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
977 915 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.74% 94.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 563 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £27.00 £110.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 32 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (16.67%) Ruby
3 19 (15.83%) Software Architecture
4 17 (14.17%) Java
5 16 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 15 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 15 (12.50%) .NET
7 14 (11.67%) Service Management
8 13 (10.83%) MongoDB
8 13 (10.83%) NoSQL
9 12 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (10.00%) Open Source
9 12 (10.00%) Project Management
9 12 (10.00%) MySQL
10 11 (9.17%) Oracle
10 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
10 11 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (9.17%) SaaS
11 10 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (8.33%) Django
11 10 (8.33%) Finance
11 10 (8.33%) SOA
11 10 (8.33%) CRM
11 10 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.50%) Play Framework
12 9 (7.50%) SQL
12 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
12 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
12 9 (7.50%) Data Protection

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.50%) Apache
2 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) Drupal
3 1 (0.83%) Liferay
3 1 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.83%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.83%) Firewall
2 6 (5.00%) LAN
3 4 (3.33%) WAN
3 4 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.33%) DNS
4 3 (2.50%) BGP
4 3 (2.50%) MPLS
4 3 (2.50%) OSPF
4 3 (2.50%) WLAN
4 3 (2.50%) VPLS
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.67%) Network Security
5 2 (1.67%) VPN
5 2 (1.67%) Internet
5 2 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) MongoDB
1 13 (10.83%) NoSQL
2 12 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (10.00%) MySQL
3 11 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.17%) Big Data
7 4 (3.33%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.50%) Redis
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.67%) DB2
9 2 (1.67%) OLAP
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Law
3 4 (3.33%) Games
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.50%) .NET
2 10 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (8.33%) Django
3 9 (7.50%) Play Framework
4 6 (5.00%) Web Services
5 5 (4.17%) HTML
5 5 (4.17%) REST
6 4 (3.33%) CSS
6 4 (3.33%) XML
7 3 (2.50%) jQuery
8 2 (1.67%) CSS3
8 2 (1.67%) HTML5
8 2 (1.67%) JSON
8 2 (1.67%) Ajax
8 2 (1.67%) XSLT
8 2 (1.67%) SOAP
8 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.67%) Middleware
9 1 (0.83%) LAMP
9 1 (0.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Open Source
2 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.67%) User Experience
4 7 (5.83%) NHS
5 4 (3.33%) Online Games
6 2 (1.67%) Social Media
6 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.67%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Linux
3 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.33%) UNIX
4 3 (2.50%) AIX
5 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.67%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) HPUX
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.83%) Software Architecture
3 16 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 14 (11.67%) Service Management
6 12 (10.00%) Project Management
7 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
8 10 (8.33%) SOA
8 10 (8.33%) CRM
8 10 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 9 (7.50%) Data Management
10 8 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
10 8 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.83%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (5.83%) ETL
11 7 (5.83%) Migration
12 6 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.67%) Ruby
2 17 (14.17%) Java
3 9 (7.50%) SQL
3 9 (7.50%) Scala
4 8 (6.67%) C#
5 7 (5.83%) Python
6 6 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.50%) CCNP
2 3 (2.50%) CCNA
2 3 (2.50%) JNCIP
2 3 (2.50%) JNCIE
3 2 (1.67%) CEH
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
3 2 (1.67%) CISM
3 2 (1.67%) CCDP
3 2 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (0.83%) RHCE
4 1 (0.83%) CCDA
4 1 (0.83%) GIAC
4 1 (0.83%) CCSP
4 1 (0.83%) RHCA
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) SLA
2 4 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) COBIT
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.67%) Samba
2 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.83%) NFS
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Oracle
2 9 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.67%) VMware
4 6 (5.00%) Cisco
5 5 (4.17%) SAP
6 3 (2.50%) Juniper
6 3 (2.50%) BMC
6 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.50%) Trillium
7 2 (1.67%) IBM
7 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.83%) Veritas
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) Remedy
8 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.83%) Sun
8 1 (0.83%) Infor
8 1 (0.83%) hybris
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago