The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Architect
Rank 102 75 78
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.30% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.32% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £750 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £498 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.52% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead 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
1549 934 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.64% 92.38% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1095 605 479
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Architect in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Architect across the Leeds region.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WF
2 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared