The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Architect
Rank 78 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 0.10% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
1142 924 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.69% 94.67% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 561 494
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Senior Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Senior Architect Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Senior Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Senior Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) JPA
4 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Redis
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter
4 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (27.27%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Django
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) SLA

Senior Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior 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 Senior Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) Redis
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) OLAP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) JPA
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Django
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Trillium