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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architect
Rank 77 57 73
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 28 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.73% 2.37% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.54% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 0
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£480 £493 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £485 £445
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +8.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +158.18%
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
1493 985 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.45% 93.28% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 670 446
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 35
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.20 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -54.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.57 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architect across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 22 (42.31%) NHS
2 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (25.00%) Analytics
5 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (21.15%) Scrum
6 11 (21.15%) RESTful
7 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 8 (15.38%) .NET
8 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (11.54%) Service Management
9 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.54%) Java
10 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.62%) C#
10 5 (9.62%) Validation
10 5 (9.62%) Ruby
10 5 (9.62%) Misys Midas
10 5 (9.62%) Requirements Management
10 5 (9.62%) Reference Data
10 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
11 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
11 4 (7.69%) MVC
11 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
11 4 (7.69%) SLA
11 4 (7.69%) Python
11 4 (7.69%) CRM
12 3 (5.77%) MS Excel

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
1 2 (3.85%) Converged Networks
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
4 2 (3.85%) QlikView
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Xcelsius
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) RESTful
2 8 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.77%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.77%) REST
3 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (3.85%) JSON
4 2 (3.85%) Spring MVC
4 2 (3.85%) Grails
4 2 (3.85%) Django
4 2 (3.85%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.85%) Struts
4 2 (3.85%) XML
4 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) NHS
2 5 (9.62%) Reference Data
3 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) UNIX
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (25.00%) Analytics
4 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (21.15%) Scrum
6 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.54%) Service Management
8 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.62%) Validation
8 5 (9.62%) Requirements Management
8 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
9 4 (7.69%) MVC
9 4 (7.69%) CRM
10 2 (3.85%) ITSM
10 2 (3.85%) SOA
10 2 (3.85%) RUP
10 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.85%) Open Source
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.85%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) Ruby
4 4 (7.69%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) StatsD
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Tableau
3 1 (1.92%) Twitter
3 1 (1.92%) Apigee
3 1 (1.92%) Mashery
3 1 (1.92%) Citrix
3 1 (1.92%) VMware
3 1 (1.92%) Teradata
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
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