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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 33 54 23
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 45 23 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.63% 2.62% 6.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 2.76% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 33
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £454 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.19% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £40.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+13.58% -10.00%
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
882 834 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.83% 94.99% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 464 566
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 36
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 31 (26.50%) Data Modelling
2 28 (23.93%) Java
3 22 (18.80%) Oracle
4 20 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (15.38%) PHP
5 18 (15.38%) Redis
6 16 (13.68%) Performance Testing
7 15 (12.82%) Tomcat
7 15 (12.82%) SOA
7 15 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (12.82%) Red Hat
8 14 (11.97%) VMware
8 14 (11.97%) JMeter
8 14 (11.97%) Apache
8 14 (11.97%) Data Protection
8 14 (11.97%) TOGAF
8 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (11.97%) Data Architecture
8 14 (11.97%) OpenLDAP
8 14 (11.97%) Open Source
9 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (11.11%) Linux
9 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 13 (11.11%) Validation
10 12 (10.26%) Middleware
10 12 (10.26%) MS Visio
10 12 (10.26%) Puppet
10 12 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (8.55%) Finance

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.97%) Apache
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (3.42%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (2.56%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.85%) Liferay
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.85%) Mule
6 1 (0.85%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.97%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (5.13%) LAN
3 5 (4.27%) Firewall
3 5 (4.27%) MPLS
3 5 (4.27%) DNS
3 5 (4.27%) WAN
4 4 (3.42%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.42%) FTP
4 4 (3.42%) OSPF
4 4 (3.42%) BGP
4 4 (3.42%) VPLS
5 3 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.85%) VLAN
6 1 (0.85%) Wireless
6 1 (0.85%) SAN
6 1 (0.85%) CTI
6 1 (0.85%) H.323
6 1 (0.85%) Internet
6 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (15.38%) Redis
3 15 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.27%) DB2
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.56%) MySQL
8 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.85%) Riak
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (11.97%) JMeter
2 3 (2.56%) ERwin
3 1 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (8.55%) Finance
2 2 (1.71%) Law
3 1 (0.85%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Automotive
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.26%) Middleware
2 7 (5.98%) jQuery
2 7 (5.98%) XML
3 6 (5.13%) Web Services
4 5 (4.27%) .NET
5 4 (3.42%) HTML
5 4 (3.42%) XSLT
5 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.42%) Spring MVC
5 4 (3.42%) Spring
5 4 (3.42%) JPA
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.56%) REST
6 3 (2.56%) CSS
6 3 (2.56%) J2EE
7 2 (1.71%) JSON
7 2 (1.71%) Ajax
7 2 (1.71%) CSS3
7 2 (1.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Open Source
2 10 (8.55%) Reference Data
3 9 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 8 (6.84%) NHS
4 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.42%) Informatics
5 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) IVR
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.71%) UNIX
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) Data Modelling
2 16 (13.68%) Performance Testing
3 15 (12.82%) SOA
4 14 (11.97%) Data Protection
4 14 (11.97%) TOGAF
4 14 (11.97%) Data Architecture
5 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.11%) Validation
6 11 (9.40%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (8.55%) Data Management
7 10 (8.55%) Data Governance
8 9 (7.69%) MVC
9 8 (6.84%) Service Management
9 8 (6.84%) Master Data Management
10 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.13%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.13%) Data Security
11 6 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.27%) Change Management
12 5 (4.27%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) Java
2 18 (15.38%) PHP
3 7 (5.98%) SQL
4 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.71%) Python
6 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.85%) C#
6 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) JNCIP
3 4 (3.42%) JNCIE
4 3 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (1.71%) CCDP
5 2 (1.71%) CISSP
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.71%) CISM
5 2 (1.71%) CCNP
5 2 (1.71%) CEH
6 1 (0.85%) GIAC
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) COBIT
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.85%) XenApp
2 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) Puppet
1 12 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Oracle
2 15 (12.82%) Red Hat
3 14 (11.97%) VMware
4 8 (6.84%) Cisco
5 4 (3.42%) Juniper
5 4 (3.42%) Twitter
6 3 (2.56%) Zend
6 3 (2.56%) CA
6 3 (2.56%) IBM
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.71%) Citrix
7 2 (1.71%) Brocade
8 1 (0.85%) Verint
8 1 (0.85%) Splunk
8 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.85%) Trillium
8 1 (0.85%) Avaya
8 1 (0.85%) EMC
8 1 (0.85%) JBoss
8 1 (0.85%) SAP
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