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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 77 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.099% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.28% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+69.01% -21.11%
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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
793 721 857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.59% 79.93% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 391 490
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.10 £29.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft