The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 21 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 6.02% - 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.20% - 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.50 £71.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.19% +100.00%
Architect
North 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 York 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
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
129 66 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 96.99% 92.96% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 28
Average daily rate £350 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £123 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in York

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in York

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York region that cited 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 Architect in their job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Maximo
5 2 (20.00%) Aligne
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) ArchiMate
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York region that cited 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maximo
1 2 (20.00%) Aligne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat