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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 92 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 7 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 1.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1132 985 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.42% 80.94% 75.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 699 323
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -51.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £12.63 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Brocade
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) DMZ
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) SOA

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DMZ
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Data Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Master Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Brocade
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Trillium
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle