The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Architect role 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 Technical Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architect
Rank 101 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 2 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.47% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.50% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Average daily rate
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£575 £500 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £429
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.98 - £51.00
Technical Architect
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1561 1397 1695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.64% 93.88% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 788 897
Average daily rate £339 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 60 76
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the West Yorkshire region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the West Yorkshire region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Architect
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 Technical Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 1 - - 1
Leeds -5 1 £575 +7.47% 1
Technical Architect
Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title.

1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) PHP
2 16 (55.17%) Performance Testing
3 15 (51.72%) OpenLDAP
3 15 (51.72%) Open Source
3 15 (51.72%) JMeter
3 15 (51.72%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
3 15 (51.72%) Apache
3 15 (51.72%) Tomcat
3 15 (51.72%) Redis
4 13 (44.83%) Validation
5 11 (37.93%) Data Architecture
5 11 (37.93%) Reference Data
5 11 (37.93%) Data Modelling
6 10 (34.48%) Data Integration
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle
8 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (13.79%) Middleware
9 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) Service Management
10 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
10 3 (10.34%) Matrix Management
10 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
10 3 (10.34%) LAN
10 3 (10.34%) WAN
10 3 (10.34%) Cisco
11 2 (6.90%) NHS
11 2 (6.90%) HP

Technical Architect
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Technical Architect in their job title 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 with Technical Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (51.72%) Apache
1 15 (51.72%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (51.72%) Redis
2 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Riak
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) SPML
2 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.45%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) Servlets
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Open Source
2 11 (37.93%) Reference Data
3 10 (34.48%) Data Integration
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.90%) NHS
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Performance Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Validation
3 11 (37.93%) Data Modelling
3 11 (37.93%) Data Architecture
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.79%) Service Management
6 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.34%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Usability Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.45%) Information Security
8 1 (3.45%) DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) BeanShell
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Red Hat
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Novell
5 1 (3.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.45%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft