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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 87 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.63% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.62% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 6
Median daily rate £388 £463 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% -24.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £350 £569
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £653 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £355 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
1192 1626 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.89% 83.17% 82.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 1096 999
Median daily rate £403 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +13 9 £388 -16.21% 5
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
2 12 (54.55%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) OO
5 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
6 8 (36.36%) SOLID
7 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (31.82%) MVC
7 7 (31.82%) MSMQ
7 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
8 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
8 6 (27.27%) Banking
9 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (22.73%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
10 4 (18.18%) HTML
10 4 (18.18%) Scrum
10 4 (18.18%) User Stories

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
2 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (40.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Architect
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (31.82%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
1 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
2 7 (31.82%) MSMQ
2 7 (31.82%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (22.73%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) CSS3
5 3 (13.64%) Django
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) JSON
5 3 (13.64%) Play Framework
5 3 (13.64%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.55%) RIA
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 9 (40.91%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) SOLID
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (31.82%) MVC
6 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) User Stories
8 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.64%) Kanban
8 3 (13.64%) Open Source
8 3 (13.64%) Product Management
8 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
9 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) Line Management
9 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) SDLC
9 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) Scala
5 2 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft