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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 20 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 106 70 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.24% 4.50% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.65% 4.80% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 46
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £458 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% -14.63%
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
1595 1459 1840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.88% 93.83% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 781 1020
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 81
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 19 August 2014.

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 19 August 2014. 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 +39 80 £460 +3.66% 20
Bradford -1 6 £415 -2.35% 5
Halifax -15 3 £438 -7.89% 3
Wetherby - - - -
Architect
Yorkshire

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 50 (26.88%) Data Modelling
2 37 (19.89%) Oracle
3 31 (16.67%) Java
4 28 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (13.44%) Finance
6 24 (12.90%) Data Architecture
6 24 (12.90%) Redis
7 23 (12.37%) VMware
8 22 (11.83%) TOGAF
8 22 (11.83%) SOA
9 21 (11.29%) PHP
9 21 (11.29%) SQL Server
9 21 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (10.75%) Data Management
10 20 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (10.22%) Windows
12 18 (9.68%) Linux
12 18 (9.68%) Performance Testing
12 18 (9.68%) Data Protection
13 17 (9.14%) MS Excel
13 17 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (9.14%) Red Hat
13 17 (9.14%) Puppet
13 17 (9.14%) Master Data Management
14 16 (8.60%) MS Visio
14 16 (8.60%) Tomcat
14 16 (8.60%) Data Integration
14 16 (8.60%) Open Source
15 15 (8.06%) OpenLDAP
15 15 (8.06%) Apache

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 16 (8.60%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.06%) Apache
3 6 (3.23%) nginx
4 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.15%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.15%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.61%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.08%) Lync
7 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.54%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.54%) Mule
Applications
1 17 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.54%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.06%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.30%) VPN
2 8 (4.30%) MPLS
3 7 (3.76%) Firewall
3 7 (3.76%) LAN
4 6 (3.23%) WAN
5 5 (2.69%) DNS
5 5 (2.69%) VLAN
5 5 (2.69%) OSPF
5 5 (2.69%) BGP
6 4 (2.15%) VPLS
6 4 (2.15%) Ethernet
6 4 (2.15%) FTP
7 3 (1.61%) Wireless
8 2 (1.08%) IPsec
8 2 (1.08%) Network Security
8 2 (1.08%) SAN
9 1 (0.54%) CTI
9 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.05%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (12.90%) Redis
3 21 (11.29%) SQL Server
3 21 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (8.06%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.84%) DB2
6 8 (4.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (3.76%) MySQL
8 6 (3.23%) Riak
8 6 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (8.06%) JMeter
2 4 (2.15%) ERwin
3 3 (1.61%) Axure RP
General
1 25 (13.44%) Finance
2 8 (4.30%) Retail
3 6 (3.23%) Banking
4 5 (2.69%) Marketing
5 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.06%) Middleware
2 13 (6.99%) XML
3 9 (4.84%) .NET
4 8 (4.30%) Web Services
4 8 (4.30%) XSLT
5 7 (3.76%) jQuery
6 6 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (2.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (2.69%) J2EE
8 4 (2.15%) HTML
8 4 (2.15%) CSS
8 4 (2.15%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.15%) Spring
8 4 (2.15%) Spring MVC
8 4 (2.15%) JPA
8 4 (2.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.61%) WCF
9 3 (1.61%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.08%) Symfony
10 2 (1.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.60%) Data Integration
1 16 (8.60%) Open Source
2 14 (7.53%) Reference Data
3 10 (5.38%) NHS
4 8 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.15%) IVR
5 4 (2.15%) Informatics
6 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.54%) Replication
6 1 (0.54%) GIS
6 1 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.22%) Windows
2 18 (9.68%) Linux
3 6 (3.23%) UNIX
4 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.61%) HPUX
5 3 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.88%) Data Modelling
2 24 (12.90%) Data Architecture
3 22 (11.83%) TOGAF
3 22 (11.83%) SOA
4 20 (10.75%) Data Management
5 18 (9.68%) Performance Testing
5 18 (9.68%) Data Protection
6 17 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (9.14%) Master Data Management
7 15 (8.06%) Validation
8 14 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.53%) Data Governance
8 14 (7.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (6.99%) Service Management
10 12 (6.45%) Migration
11 11 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.91%) MVC
11 11 (5.91%) ETL
11 11 (5.91%) ITIL
12 10 (5.38%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.67%) Java
2 21 (11.29%) PHP
3 13 (6.99%) SQL
4 10 (5.38%) Python
5 6 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.69%) C#
7 3 (1.61%) C++
7 3 (1.61%) Ruby
8 2 (1.08%) PHP5
8 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.08%) VBScript
8 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (3.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.15%) JNCIP
3 4 (2.15%) JNCIE
3 4 (2.15%) Degree
4 2 (1.08%) CCNA
4 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.54%) CCNP
5 1 (0.54%) CCDP
5 1 (0.54%) CISSP
5 1 (0.54%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) COBIT
2 3 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.08%) Xen
4 2 (1.08%) vSphere
4 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.54%) XenApp
5 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (9.14%) Puppet
2 12 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 37 (19.89%) Oracle
2 23 (12.37%) VMware
3 17 (9.14%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.91%) Cisco
5 10 (5.38%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.38%) Citrix
6 6 (3.23%) IBM
6 6 (3.23%) Twitter
7 5 (2.69%) Splunk
8 4 (2.15%) Juniper
8 4 (2.15%) CA
9 3 (1.61%) Avaya
9 3 (1.61%) HP
9 3 (1.61%) EMC
9 3 (1.61%) Zend
10 2 (1.08%) Google
10 2 (1.08%) Brocade
10 2 (1.08%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.08%) ClickSoftware Technologies
10 2 (1.08%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £500 - £525 a day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 13 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago