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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Architecture
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 87 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 11 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.75% 0.68% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.83% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 5
Median daily rate £388 £625 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £650
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £370 £413
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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
1229 1567 1437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.78% 82.30% 84.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 1082 974
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 35
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.07 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +3 11 £388 -38.00% 3
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) MSMQ
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (41.18%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (35.29%) HTML5
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
5 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Scala
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (29.41%) CSS3
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) Play Framework
6 4 (23.53%) SOLID

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (29.41%) RDBMS
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Grunt
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Architect
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Architect
6 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Developer
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
1 7 (41.18%) Entity Framework
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) MSMQ
1 7 (41.18%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) CSS3
4 4 (23.53%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) Django
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
4 4 (23.53%) Play Framework
4 4 (23.53%) REST
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) OO
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) Kanban
5 4 (23.53%) Open Source
5 4 (23.53%) Product Management
5 4 (23.53%) Prototyping
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) SOLID
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) User Stories
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 1 (5.88%) Line Management
8 1 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Scala
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland