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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 88 106 75
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £345 £431 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £441 £406
% change year-on-year
+13.31% +8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+27.22% -47.60%
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
1166 1389 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.61% 85.11% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 967 515
Median daily rate £420 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £11.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +31.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £10.66 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 2016.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 7 (38.89%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) SOLID
7 3 (16.67%) SFIA
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) CCNA
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (11.11%) Nagios
8 2 (11.11%) Apache

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 2 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Service Architect
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Principal Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
1 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
4 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
4 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.56%) SignalR
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) SOLID
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) SFIA
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Grafana
1 2 (11.11%) Graphite
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Splunk