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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 98 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.24% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -15.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £445 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.55% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +13.86%
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
1309 1243 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.46% 85.90% 82.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 897 731
Median daily rate £425 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 18
Median hourly rate £11.75 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.85% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.70 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Apache
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) PHP
5 7 (41.18%) OO
5 7 (41.18%) LAMP
5 7 (41.18%) Ruby
5 7 (41.18%) Zend
5 7 (41.18%) Zend Framework
5 7 (41.18%) PHP 5
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
5 7 (41.18%) RESTful
5 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
5 7 (41.18%) OO PHP
5 7 (41.18%) Doctrine
6 6 (35.29%) Redis
6 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (35.29%) PHPUnit
6 6 (35.29%) nginx
6 6 (35.29%) JSON
6 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
6 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
7 5 (29.41%) Internet
7 5 (29.41%) HTML

Software Architecture
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 13 (76.47%) Apache
2 6 (35.29%) nginx
2 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (35.29%) Redis
3 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Developer
3 7 (41.18%) LAMP Developer
4 6 (35.29%) PHP Developer
4 6 (35.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 6 (35.29%) Technical Architect
5 5 (29.41%) Digital Architect
5 5 (29.41%) Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (29.41%) Senior Architect
5 5 (29.41%) Senior Digital Architect
5 5 (29.41%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (29.41%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (17.65%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Linux Developer
7 2 (11.76%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (11.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Service Architect
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Doctrine
1 7 (41.18%) LAMP
1 7 (41.18%) RESTful
1 7 (41.18%) Zend Framework
2 6 (35.29%) JSON
3 5 (29.41%) Django
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Play Framework
3 5 (29.41%) REST
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Mac OS X
3 5 (29.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) OO
3 7 (41.18%) OO PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) PHP 5
3 7 (41.18%) Ruby
4 5 (29.41%) Scala
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Zend
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