The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 70 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 12 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 0.39% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.52% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Average daily rate £513 £425 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +0.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
919 579 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.35% 75.69% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 310 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £24.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Technical Architecture
West Yorkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (28.00%) Cisco
1 7 (28.00%) Avaya
1 7 (28.00%) Genesys
1 7 (28.00%) NHS
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
1 7 (28.00%) IVR
1 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Informatics
3 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (16.00%) Content Management
3 4 (16.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) Remedy
3 4 (16.00%) HTML
3 4 (16.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (12.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) AdminStudio
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.00%) Spring
4 3 (12.00%) SCCM

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Maven
2 3 (12.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) Java EE
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) Itk
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) NHS
1 7 (28.00%) IVR
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Informatics
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Project Management
1 7 (28.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (16.00%) Content Management
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Use Case
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) SSADM
6 1 (4.00%) EAI
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco
1 7 (28.00%) Avaya
1 7 (28.00%) Genesys
2 4 (16.00%) Remedy
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Casewise