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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Architecture
Rank 109 97 91
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 5 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.62% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.80% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -
Technical 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
1653 1377 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.27% 77.40% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 949 522
Average daily rate £370 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 27
Average hourly rate £17.88 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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 -24 2 £415 +10.66% 5
Bradford - 2 £508 -
Halifax - 1 £450 -
Technical Architecture
Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) Trillium
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) CSS

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
1 1 (7.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Struts
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 2 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Product Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Trillium
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle