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 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 98 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£538 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+48.07% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £34.00
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
1302 1200 1308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.43% 78.48% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 691 689
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 32
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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
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 October 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 7 £538 -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) Android Development
4 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) Android
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Xcode
4 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 3 (25.00%) SQLite
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) MS Project
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQLite
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Xcode
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Digital Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (25.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
1 3 (25.00%) REST
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Android
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Android Development
3 3 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (25.00%) OOP
3 3 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft