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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 96 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.26% 0.87% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 1.03% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 13
Median daily rate £550 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £569
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £31.44 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+59.03% -28.54%
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
1278 1850 1432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.47% 84.55% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 1227 945
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 53 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £11.67 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £45.40 £32.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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
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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 4 £550 -12.00% 5
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 11 (61.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (27.78%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 4 (22.22%) SOLID
7 3 (16.67%) SFIA
7 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
8 2 (11.11%) Social Media
8 2 (11.11%) HTML
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.11%) Finance
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum

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 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
2 10 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Principal Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Service Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
1 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) Django
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
4 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
4 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) SOLID
5 3 (16.67%) SFIA
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (11.11%) User Stories
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
7 1 (5.56%) Kanban
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Open Source
7 1 (5.56%) Product Management
7 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft