The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 90 90 108
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.44% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£385 £315 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £410
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -16.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1297 1136 1363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.71% 75.13% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 604 772
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 41 35
Average hourly rate £14.25 £33.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.90 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

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 1 August 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
Bradford - 3 - -
Leeds -5 2 £385 +22.22% 3
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) Xcode
1 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) SQLite
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (50.00%) Android Development
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Xcode
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Android Development
1 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft