The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 74 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 14 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% 0.32% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.39% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
Average daily rate
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£650 - £306
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +41.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Software Architecture
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
903 768 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.30% 80.76% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 467 317
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture.

1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 11 (52.38%) Ruby
4 10 (47.62%) MySQL
4 10 (47.62%) MongoDB
4 10 (47.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (47.62%) NoSQL
5 9 (42.86%) Play Framework
5 9 (42.86%) Scala
5 9 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (42.86%) Django
5 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (33.33%) User Experience
7 6 (28.57%) SaaS
7 6 (28.57%) User Stories
7 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 5 (23.81%) Open Source
9 4 (19.05%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) Project Management
11 2 (9.52%) C#
11 2 (9.52%) C++
11 2 (9.52%) .NET
11 2 (9.52%) Python
12 1 (4.76%) ITIL
12 1 (4.76%) SQL
12 1 (4.76%) Service Management
12 1 (4.76%) TDD
12 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
12 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Software Architecture also 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 that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
1 10 (47.62%) MongoDB
1 10 (47.62%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (47.62%) NoSQL
2 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Architect
2 11 (52.38%) Technical Architect
3 10 (47.62%) Digital Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Digital Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Play Framework
1 9 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (42.86%) Django
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) User Experience
2 5 (23.81%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 6 (28.57%) User Stories
3 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.76%) Product Management
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) WFM
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Ruby
2 9 (42.86%) Scala
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared