The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 69 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 4 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 0.23% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.24% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Average daily rate
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£485 - £201
90% offered a daily rate of more than £467 - £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+158.18% -29.48%
Technical Architect
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
916 836 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.06% 94.57% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 461 562
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) Redis
3 15 (50.00%) PHP
3 15 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
4 14 (46.67%) Apache
4 14 (46.67%) JMeter
4 14 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (46.67%) Open Source
4 14 (46.67%) Performance Testing
4 14 (46.67%) OpenLDAP
5 12 (40.00%) Reference Data
5 12 (40.00%) Data Architecture
5 12 (40.00%) Validation
5 12 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 11 (36.67%) Data Integration
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle
8 7 (23.33%) Service Management
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (16.67%) Python
9 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (16.67%) nginx
9 5 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (16.67%) Splunk
9 5 (16.67%) Riak
9 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (13.33%) Puppet
10 4 (13.33%) DevOps
11 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
11 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (46.67%) Apache
3 5 (16.67%) nginx
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.33%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) Redis
2 14 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) Java EE
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Open Source
2 12 (40.00%) Reference Data
3 11 (36.67%) Data Integration
4 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Performance Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 12 (40.00%) Validation
2 12 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.33%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Splunk
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) JBoss
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) ClickSoftware Technologies