The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 88 93 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.43% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£583 £475 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.63% -25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £475 £628
10% offered a daily rate of more than £717 £515 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.00 £64.25 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+27.62% +25.98%
Lead 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
1528 1387 1793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.00% 93.91% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 751 960
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 65 77
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 £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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 +3 3 £750 -
Halifax - - - -
Lead Architect
Yorkshire

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) COBIT
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) CMMI
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) BeanShell
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SPML
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) SPML
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) Servlets
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) CMMI
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) BeanShell
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Novell
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Brocade