The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 28 40 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 100 66 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.02% 4.28% 6.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.53% 4.54% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 30 52
Average daily rate
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£500 £494 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% +33.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £300 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £44.25 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-13.55% -4.32%
Architect
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1532 1453 1431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.29% 94.17% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 875 698
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 104
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the West Yorkshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the West Yorkshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +12 77 £520 -0.95% 24
Bradford -2 9 £422 +15.57% 4
Halifax - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - -
Architect
Yorkshire

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 43 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.28%) Finance
3 37 (21.39%) Oracle
4 34 (19.65%) .NET
5 30 (17.34%) SOA
6 27 (15.61%) SQL Server
6 27 (15.61%) TOGAF
7 26 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (15.03%) Microsoft
8 23 (13.29%) Java
8 23 (13.29%) C#
9 21 (12.14%) Windows
10 20 (11.56%) Ruby
10 20 (11.56%) Enterprise Architecture
11 19 (10.98%) Software Architecture
12 17 (9.83%) Data Modelling
12 17 (9.83%) CRM
13 15 (8.67%) Linux
13 15 (8.67%) Data Management
14 14 (8.09%) VMware
14 14 (8.09%) ITIL
14 14 (8.09%) MySQL
14 14 (8.09%) Service Management
15 13 (7.51%) Service Delivery
15 13 (7.51%) SQL
15 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (7.51%) MongoDB
15 13 (7.51%) NoSQL
16 12 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
16 12 (6.94%) Open Source

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.89%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.31%) Tuxedo
3 3 (1.73%) SAS
3 3 (1.73%) Apache
3 3 (1.73%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.58%) Drupal
4 1 (0.58%) Liferay
4 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.89%) MS Office
4 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.47%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.31%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (1.73%) Exstream
5 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) Firewall
2 6 (3.47%) LAN
3 4 (2.31%) DNS
3 4 (2.31%) WAN
3 4 (2.31%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.73%) VPLS
4 3 (1.73%) WLAN
4 3 (1.73%) MPLS
4 3 (1.73%) OSPF
4 3 (1.73%) BGP
5 2 (1.16%) SAN
5 2 (1.16%) Internet
5 2 (1.16%) LDAP
5 2 (1.16%) VPN
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.16%) Network Security
6 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.58%) Wireless
6 1 (0.58%) VLAN
6 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.09%) MySQL
3 13 (7.51%) MongoDB
3 13 (7.51%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (5.78%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.89%) Big Data
8 5 (2.89%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.31%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.31%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (1.73%) Redis
11 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.58%) NUnit
3 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.58%) ERwin
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (24.28%) Finance
2 6 (3.47%) Banking
2 6 (3.47%) Law
3 4 (2.31%) Games
4 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Billing
5 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.65%) .NET
2 10 (5.78%) Django
2 10 (5.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.20%) Play Framework
4 7 (4.05%) WCF
4 7 (4.05%) Web Services
4 7 (4.05%) XML
4 7 (4.05%) HTML
5 6 (3.47%) Middleware
6 5 (2.89%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.89%) REST
7 4 (2.31%) CSS
7 4 (2.31%) SOAP
8 3 (1.73%) jQuery
9 2 (1.16%) CSS3
9 2 (1.16%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.16%) SPML
9 2 (1.16%) HTML5
9 2 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.94%) Open Source
2 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.62%) User Experience
4 7 (4.05%) NHS
5 4 (2.31%) Online Games
6 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) Social Media
7 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.58%) IVR
8 1 (0.58%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.58%) Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.14%) Windows
2 15 (8.67%) Linux
3 7 (4.05%) UNIX
3 7 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.47%) AIX
5 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.16%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) HPUX
6 1 (0.58%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.34%) SOA
3 27 (15.61%) TOGAF
4 26 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (11.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (10.98%) Software Architecture
7 17 (9.83%) Data Modelling
7 17 (9.83%) CRM
8 15 (8.67%) Data Management
9 14 (8.09%) ITIL
9 14 (8.09%) Service Management
10 13 (7.51%) Service Delivery
11 12 (6.94%) Project Management
12 11 (6.36%) Master Data Management
13 10 (5.78%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.78%) Migration
14 9 (5.20%) Technical Architecture
14 9 (5.20%) Data Protection
14 9 (5.20%) Business Analysis
14 9 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.29%) Java
1 23 (13.29%) C#
2 20 (11.56%) Ruby
3 13 (7.51%) SQL
4 9 (5.20%) Scala
5 7 (4.05%) Python
6 6 (3.47%) C++
7 4 (2.31%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.16%) BeanShell
8 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.16%) Perl
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (2.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.73%) JNCIP
3 3 (1.73%) JNCIE
3 3 (1.73%) CISSP
3 3 (1.73%) CCNP
3 3 (1.73%) CCNA
4 2 (1.16%) CCDP
4 2 (1.16%) CISM
4 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) Degree
4 2 (1.16%) CEH
5 1 (0.58%) GIAC
5 1 (0.58%) RHCA
5 1 (0.58%) RHCE
5 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.58%) CCDA
5 1 (0.58%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) SLA
2 4 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.31%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (1.16%) COBIT
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.16%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.16%) Samba
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (21.39%) Oracle
2 26 (15.03%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.09%) VMware
4 7 (4.05%) SAP
4 7 (4.05%) Cisco
5 6 (3.47%) HP
6 4 (2.31%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.31%) IBM
6 4 (2.31%) Infor
7 3 (1.73%) Trillium
7 3 (1.73%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.73%) Sun
7 3 (1.73%) Juniper
7 3 (1.73%) BMC
8 2 (1.16%) Novell
8 2 (1.16%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.16%) Sybase
9 1 (0.58%) Remedy
9 1 (0.58%) EMC
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