The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 95 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 8 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.47% 1.18% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 1.55% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
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£500 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.00 -
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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
1358 1162 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.55% 76.50% 73.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 712 558
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.47 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.89% +30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £175.00 £124.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Leeds -19 7 £500 -4.76% 3
Bradford -7 1 £500 +36.98% 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Technical Architecture
Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
3 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 4 (30.77%) MySQL
4 3 (23.08%) CSS
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) NHS
4 3 (23.08%) CMMI
4 3 (23.08%) Law
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
4 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) COBIT
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Head of Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) Ajax
1 3 (23.08%) REST
1 3 (23.08%) CSS3
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) CMMI
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
4 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) RAD
4 2 (15.38%) RUP
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) COBIT
2 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Trillium