The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 87 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 1.06% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.34% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £575 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +35.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.44 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
-48.33% -
Technical Architecture
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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
926 747 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.81% 78.96% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 449 412
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.60 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £19.30 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) CMMI
3 3 (42.86%) Law
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) COBIT
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) RAD
4 2 (28.57%) RUP
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Head of Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) CSS3
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) CMMI
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) RAD
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) COBIT