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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
Rank 77 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.73% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.80% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Median daily rate £381 £463 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% -24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £350 £569
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £653 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £355 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -16.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
933 1243 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.74% 85.49% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 845 696
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £10.36 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.10 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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
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 18 January 2017.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 12 (57.14%) C#
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
1 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 9 (42.86%) OO
4 9 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
5 8 (38.10%) SOLID
6 7 (33.33%) Banking
6 7 (33.33%) Mainframe
6 7 (33.33%) MVC
6 7 (33.33%) MSMQ
6 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (23.81%) XML
7 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Retail
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) RDBMS
2 9 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Architect
3 8 (38.10%) .NET Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
1 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 7 (33.33%) MSMQ
2 7 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (23.81%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) Ajax
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) CSS3
5 2 (9.52%) Django
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) Play Framework
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) RIA
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) OO
4 8 (38.10%) SOLID
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Kanban
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) Product Management
7 2 (9.52%) Prototyping
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Line Management
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland