The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills 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 Software Architecture over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 111 119 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.63% 0.25% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.29% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate £450 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +8.02%
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1713 1720 1413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.48% 85.49% 79.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1213 1109 976
Average daily rate £425 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.95 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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 +2 12 £450 +38.46% 2
Bradford +19 1 - -
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Software 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 Software Architecture.

1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
2 13 (59.09%) MySQL
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Apache
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) PHP
5 7 (31.82%) LAMP
5 7 (31.82%) OO
5 7 (31.82%) Ruby
5 7 (31.82%) JSON
5 7 (31.82%) Zend
5 7 (31.82%) Zend Framework
5 7 (31.82%) PHP 5
5 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 7 (31.82%) RESTful
5 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
5 7 (31.82%) OO PHP
5 7 (31.82%) Doctrine
6 6 (27.27%) nginx
6 6 (27.27%) Redis
6 6 (27.27%) PHPUnit
6 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
7 5 (22.73%) Internet

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Software 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 Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (59.09%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) nginx
2 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
2 6 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 6 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (27.27%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
1 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 6 (27.27%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) LAMP Developer
4 6 (27.27%) PHP Developer
4 6 (27.27%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Technical Architect
5 5 (22.73%) Digital Architect
5 5 (22.73%) Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Architect
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Digital Architect
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) PHP Zend Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Linux Developer
8 2 (9.09%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Doctrine
1 7 (31.82%) JSON
1 7 (31.82%) LAMP
1 7 (31.82%) RESTful
1 7 (31.82%) Zend Framework
2 5 (22.73%) Django
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) Play Framework
2 5 (22.73%) REST
2 5 (22.73%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
3 5 (22.73%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) Android
4 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) OO
3 7 (31.82%) OO PHP
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Design
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
3 7 (31.82%) PHP 5
3 7 (31.82%) Ruby
4 5 (22.73%) Scala
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Zend