The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 25 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 96 76 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.69% 4.94% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 5.23% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 41
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £371 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+74.28% +29.62%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1573 1453 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.30% 94.35% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 764 1000
Average daily rate £345 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 89
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Architect
Yorkshire

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +30 71 £485 +2.10% 37
Bradford -1 4 £370 -12.94% 2
Halifax -11 1 £675 +42.10% 2
Wetherby - - - -
Architect
Yorkshire

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (28.09%) Data Modelling
2 36 (20.22%) Oracle
3 30 (16.85%) Java
4 26 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (13.48%) Finance
5 24 (13.48%) Data Architecture
6 23 (12.92%) Redis
7 21 (11.80%) PHP
8 20 (11.24%) Performance Testing
9 19 (10.67%) VMware
9 19 (10.67%) Windows
9 19 (10.67%) SOA
10 18 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (9.55%) MS Visio
12 16 (8.99%) MS Excel
12 16 (8.99%) Tomcat
12 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
12 16 (8.99%) Red Hat
12 16 (8.99%) TOGAF
12 16 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (8.99%) Reference Data
12 16 (8.99%) Data Integration
12 16 (8.99%) Open Source
13 15 (8.43%) OpenLDAP
13 15 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (8.43%) JMeter
13 15 (8.43%) Apache
13 15 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (7.87%) UNIX

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (8.99%) Tomcat
2 15 (8.43%) Apache
3 7 (3.93%) CMS
4 6 (3.37%) nginx
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.69%) MQSeries
6 3 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.12%) Lync
7 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.56%) Mule
8 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (9.55%) MS Visio
2 16 (8.99%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.25%) MS Office
3 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.56%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.43%) OpenLDAP
2 7 (3.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.93%) VPN
3 6 (3.37%) WAN
4 5 (2.81%) LAN
5 4 (2.25%) FTP
5 4 (2.25%) VLAN
6 3 (1.69%) MPLS
6 3 (1.69%) Firewall
6 3 (1.69%) Wireless
7 2 (1.12%) IPsec
7 2 (1.12%) SAN
8 1 (0.56%) CTI
8 1 (0.56%) Internet
8 1 (0.56%) DNS
8 1 (0.56%) VoIP
8 1 (0.56%) H.323
8 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.61%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (12.92%) Redis
3 18 (10.11%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (7.30%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database
6 8 (4.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (3.37%) Riak
7 6 (3.37%) DB2
7 6 (3.37%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.81%) MySQL
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (8.43%) JMeter
2 5 (2.81%) ERwin
3 3 (1.69%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 24 (13.48%) Finance
2 9 (5.06%) Retail
3 6 (3.37%) Banking
4 4 (2.25%) Marketing
5 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.87%) XML
2 12 (6.74%) .NET
2 12 (6.74%) Middleware
3 11 (6.18%) Web Services
4 6 (3.37%) jQuery
4 6 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (2.81%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (2.81%) XSLT
5 5 (2.81%) J2EE
6 3 (1.69%) JPA
6 3 (1.69%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.69%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.69%) Spring
6 3 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.12%) XMPP
7 2 (1.12%) Symfony
7 2 (1.12%) HTML
7 2 (1.12%) CSS
8 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Reference Data
1 16 (8.99%) Data Integration
1 16 (8.99%) Open Source
2 14 (7.87%) NHS
3 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.49%) Semantic Web
5 7 (3.93%) Informatics
6 5 (2.81%) IVR
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) GIS
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.67%) Windows
2 14 (7.87%) UNIX
3 12 (6.74%) Linux
4 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.69%) HPUX
5 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (28.09%) Data Modelling
2 24 (13.48%) Data Architecture
3 20 (11.24%) Performance Testing
4 19 (10.67%) SOA
5 18 (10.11%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.99%) TOGAF
7 15 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (7.87%) Validation
8 14 (7.87%) Data Governance
9 13 (7.30%) Data Protection
9 13 (7.30%) Migration
9 13 (7.30%) Service Management
10 12 (6.74%) ITIL
10 12 (6.74%) Data Management
11 11 (6.18%) Master Data Management
12 10 (5.62%) Change Management
13 9 (5.06%) MVC
13 9 (5.06%) Business Analysis
14 8 (4.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.85%) Java
2 21 (11.80%) PHP
3 13 (7.30%) SQL
4 10 (5.62%) Python
5 6 (3.37%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.69%) C++
6 3 (1.69%) Ruby
7 2 (1.12%) PHP5
7 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.12%) VBScript
7 2 (1.12%) C#
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (3.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.56%) CCNA
4 1 (0.56%) CISSP
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.93%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.12%) Xen
4 2 (1.12%) vSphere
4 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) Puppet
2 9 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (1.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (20.22%) Oracle
2 19 (10.67%) VMware
3 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.99%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.18%) Citrix
5 8 (4.49%) Cisco
6 6 (3.37%) IBM
7 5 (2.81%) Splunk
7 5 (2.81%) Twitter
8 4 (2.25%) Siebel
8 4 (2.25%) Avaya
8 4 (2.25%) CA
9 3 (1.69%) HP
9 3 (1.69%) EMC
9 3 (1.69%) Zend
10 2 (1.12%) Facebook
10 2 (1.12%) Google
10 2 (1.12%) Becrypt
10 2 (1.12%) ClickSoftware Technologies
10 2 (1.12%) NetApp
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Initial 3 month contract + extension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago