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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 64 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 0.11% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.15% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£650 - £507
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 - £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
Technical 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
769 689 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.76% 78.65% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 387 459
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 11
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £17.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Maven
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) Law
4 3 (21.43%) CMMI
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) IIS
4 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
4 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
4 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Java EE
4 3 (21.43%) COBIT
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Head of Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
3 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Ajax
4 3 (21.43%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
2 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) CMMI
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) RAD
3 1 (7.14%) RUP
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) X++
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix