The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leeds region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 20 38 31
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 103 82 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.55% 5.02% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.86% 5.27% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 28
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £431 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £698 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £37.82 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+13.27% -19.53%
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
1310 1555 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.97% 95.11% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 1063 591
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 38
Median hourly rate £14.78 £13.60 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.73% +8.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £108.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Leeds region that featured Architect in the job title.

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 1 October 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 61 (29.61%) Java
1 61 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (19.42%) Enterprise Architecture
3 36 (17.48%) Finance
4 34 (16.50%) Spring
5 33 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (15.05%) TOGAF
7 29 (14.08%) MongoDB
8 28 (13.59%) DevOps
8 28 (13.59%) HTML
9 26 (12.62%) HTML5
10 25 (12.14%) Microsoft
10 25 (12.14%) Microservices
11 24 (11.65%) RESTful
12 22 (10.68%) Banking
13 21 (10.19%) Puppet
14 20 (9.71%) JIRA
14 20 (9.71%) Confluence
15 19 (9.22%) PaaS
15 19 (9.22%) Linux
15 19 (9.22%) Identity Management
15 19 (9.22%) NoSQL
15 19 (9.22%) Jenkins
16 18 (8.74%) Scrum
17 17 (8.25%) CISSP
17 17 (8.25%) Scala
17 17 (8.25%) Technical Architecture
18 16 (7.77%) Open Source
18 16 (7.77%) Risk Management
19 15 (7.28%) VMware

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (9.71%) Confluence
2 12 (5.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.49%) CICS
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Aligne
2 1 (0.49%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.22%) PaaS
2 13 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.37%) Office 365
4 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.40%) SaaS
5 6 (2.91%) IaaS
6 3 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.49%) CloudBees
8 1 (0.49%) G Suite
8 1 (0.49%) GitHub
8 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.85%) Firewall
2 7 (3.40%) DNS
3 5 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (2.43%) Network Security
4 3 (1.46%) Internet
4 3 (1.46%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.97%) LAN
5 2 (0.97%) SSL
5 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.97%) WAN
6 1 (0.49%) DHCP
6 1 (0.49%) DSL
6 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.49%) MPLS
6 1 (0.49%) SAN
6 1 (0.49%) SMTP
6 1 (0.49%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.49%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.08%) MongoDB
2 19 (9.22%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.91%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.94%) Big Data
6 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.97%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.49%) DB2
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) MySQL
8 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (9.71%) JIRA
2 19 (9.22%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.31%) Selenium
4 12 (5.83%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.40%) Maven
6 6 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.94%) JUnit
7 4 (1.94%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.46%) Liquibase
9 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.49%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.49%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.49%) MSI
10 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.49%) VisualVM
General
1 36 (17.48%) Finance
2 22 (10.68%) Banking
3 8 (3.88%) Retail
4 6 (2.91%) Games
4 6 (2.91%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.46%) Advertising
6 2 (0.97%) Back Office
6 2 (0.97%) Legal
6 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.50%) Spring
2 28 (13.59%) HTML
3 26 (12.62%) HTML5
4 24 (11.65%) RESTful
5 15 (7.28%) Middleware
6 14 (6.80%) .NET
6 14 (6.80%) JSON
6 14 (6.80%) Play Framework
7 12 (5.83%) CSS
7 12 (5.83%) Django
7 12 (5.83%) Spring Boot
7 12 (5.83%) Velocity
8 11 (5.34%) CSS3
9 8 (3.88%) REST
10 6 (2.91%) SOAP
11 4 (1.94%) J2EE
11 4 (1.94%) JMS
11 4 (1.94%) WCF
12 2 (0.97%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.83%) Social Media
3 11 (5.34%) CESG
3 11 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.88%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.88%) User Experience
5 6 (2.91%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.91%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.43%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.94%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.97%) NHS
8 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Replication
9 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.22%) Linux
2 7 (3.40%) Windows
3 5 (2.43%) Android
3 5 (2.43%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.97%) AIX
5 2 (0.97%) Solaris
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) HPUX
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.49%) SUSE
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (19.42%) Enterprise Architecture
3 33 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (15.05%) TOGAF
5 28 (13.59%) DevOps
6 25 (12.14%) Microservices
7 19 (9.22%) Identity Management
8 18 (8.74%) Scrum
9 17 (8.25%) Technical Architecture
10 16 (7.77%) Open Source
10 16 (7.77%) Risk Management
11 15 (7.28%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (6.31%) Protective Monitoring
13 12 (5.83%) Security Operations
13 12 (5.83%) SOA
14 11 (5.34%) CRM
14 11 (5.34%) Network Design
14 11 (5.34%) Software Architecture
15 10 (4.85%) Release Management
15 10 (4.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (29.61%) Java
2 17 (8.25%) Scala
3 14 (6.80%) Python
4 13 (6.31%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.83%) Ruby
6 5 (2.43%) C#
7 3 (1.46%) SQL
8 2 (0.97%) PHP
9 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (8.25%) CISSP
2 10 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.88%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (3.88%) CRISC
3 8 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.46%) AWS Certification
5 3 (1.46%) Degree
6 2 (0.97%) CCNA
6 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.97%) CLAS
6 2 (0.97%) ISEB
7 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) CEH
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) CITP
7 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) GIAC
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.97%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.46%) Docker
4 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (10.19%) Puppet
2 13 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.46%) Bareos
3 3 (1.46%) logstash
3 3 (1.46%) SCCM
3 3 (1.46%) yum
4 2 (0.97%) Grafana
4 2 (0.97%) Graphite
4 2 (0.97%) Nagios
5 1 (0.49%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.28%) Splunk
2 15 (7.28%) VMware
3 14 (6.80%) MuleSoft
4 11 (5.34%) AppDynamics
4 11 (5.34%) New Relic
5 8 (3.88%) Cisco
6 5 (2.43%) EMC
6 5 (2.43%) Oracle
7 4 (1.94%) Dell
7 4 (1.94%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.46%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.46%) Citrix
9 2 (0.97%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.97%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.49%) Google
10 1 (0.49%) Kony
10 1 (0.49%) NetApp
10 1 (0.49%) NETGEAR
10 1 (0.49%) SonicWALL