The first table below looks at the demand for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Architect
Rank 42 22 40
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 104 122 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.05% 5.94% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 6.30% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 47 46
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £55.00 £40.07
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +37.25%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2402 1935 2372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.50% 94.25% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 959 1202
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 140 103
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Architect
England

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -15 83 £425 - 25
South Yorkshire +5 11 £450 +5.88% 7
North Yorkshire -5 8 £400 -5.88% 9
East Yorkshire - - - -
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 35 (20.96%) Finance
2 29 (17.37%) Oracle
3 28 (16.77%) Data Modelling
4 27 (16.17%) Windows
5 26 (15.57%) Microsoft
6 22 (13.17%) .NET
6 22 (13.17%) Migration
7 21 (12.57%) XML
8 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (11.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 19 (11.38%) Citrix
10 18 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (9.58%) VMware
11 16 (9.58%) MS Excel
11 16 (9.58%) Web Services
11 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
11 16 (9.58%) SQL
12 14 (8.38%) UNIX
12 14 (8.38%) SOA
13 13 (7.78%) ITIL
13 13 (7.78%) Java
13 13 (7.78%) NHS
13 13 (7.78%) Service Delivery
13 13 (7.78%) Project Management
14 12 (7.19%) MS Visio
14 12 (7.19%) Python
14 12 (7.19%) TOGAF
14 12 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (7.19%) Data Architecture
15 11 (6.59%) Retail

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 9 (5.39%) nginx
2 8 (4.79%) CMS
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.80%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.20%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.20%) Lync
5 2 (1.20%) Node.js
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.60%) Mule
6 1 (0.60%) CICS
6 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.19%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.19%) MS Office
4 6 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.60%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.60%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.99%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.59%) VPN
2 6 (3.59%) Firewall
3 5 (2.99%) WAN
4 4 (2.40%) VLAN
4 4 (2.40%) LAN
4 4 (2.40%) MPLS
4 4 (2.40%) Wireless
5 3 (1.80%) SAN
5 3 (1.80%) Internet
6 2 (1.20%) Network Security
6 2 (1.20%) IPsec
6 2 (1.20%) FTP
6 2 (1.20%) SNMP
6 2 (1.20%) DNS
6 2 (1.20%) IPv4
6 2 (1.20%) IPv6
6 2 (1.20%) Multicast
7 1 (0.60%) HSRP
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (9.58%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.79%) Redis
3 8 (4.79%) Riak
4 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.99%) MySQL
6 4 (2.40%) DB2
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.80%) OLAP
7 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.20%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) ERwin
2 2 (1.20%) Subversion
2 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.60%) JUnit
3 1 (0.60%) Maven
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 35 (20.96%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Retail
3 5 (2.99%) Banking
3 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Front Office
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.17%) .NET
2 21 (12.57%) XML
3 16 (9.58%) Web Services
4 10 (5.99%) J2EE
4 10 (5.99%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.99%) XSD
6 5 (2.99%) XSLT
7 4 (2.40%) HTML
7 4 (2.40%) CSS
7 4 (2.40%) Middleware
8 3 (1.80%) Java EE
9 2 (1.20%) jQuery
9 2 (1.20%) Symfony
9 2 (1.20%) JSON
9 2 (1.20%) XMPP
9 2 (1.20%) YAML
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.20%) Itk
10 1 (0.60%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) NHS
2 9 (5.39%) Semantic Web
3 8 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.79%) Reference Data
4 7 (4.19%) Data Integration
4 7 (4.19%) Informatics
5 5 (2.99%) IVR
6 2 (1.20%) Open Source
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.60%) iSeries
7 1 (0.60%) GIS
7 1 (0.60%) AS400
7 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.60%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.17%) Windows
2 14 (8.38%) UNIX
3 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.80%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.80%) Linux
7 2 (1.20%) HPUX
7 2 (1.20%) Solaris
7 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.77%) Data Modelling
2 22 (13.17%) Migration
3 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (11.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (8.38%) SOA
6 13 (7.78%) ITIL
6 13 (7.78%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.78%) Project Management
7 12 (7.19%) TOGAF
7 12 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (7.19%) Data Architecture
8 10 (5.99%) Business Analysis
8 10 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (5.99%) Change Management
8 10 (5.99%) Service Management
9 9 (5.39%) RDF
10 8 (4.79%) CRM
11 7 (4.19%) EAI
12 6 (3.59%) Use Case
12 6 (3.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.58%) SQL
2 13 (7.78%) Java
3 12 (7.19%) Python
4 7 (4.19%) C#
4 7 (4.19%) PHP
5 5 (2.99%) Ruby
6 4 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.80%) C++
8 2 (1.20%) PHP5
8 2 (1.20%) VBScript
8 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) COBOL
9 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (1.80%) CCIE
2 3 (1.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.60%) CRISC
3 1 (0.60%) VCDX
3 1 (0.60%) CCDE
3 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) CISSP
3 1 (0.60%) CCNA
3 1 (0.60%) CCDA
3 1 (0.60%) CCDP
3 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.40%) COBIT
3 1 (0.60%) HL7
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.40%) VMware ESX
2 4 (2.40%) XenApp
3 3 (1.80%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.20%) Xen
4 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.60%) Varnish
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (5.99%) Puppet
2 6 (3.59%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (1.80%) SCCM
4 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.60%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 29 (17.37%) Oracle
2 26 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.38%) Citrix
4 16 (9.58%) VMware
5 10 (5.99%) Cisco
6 7 (4.19%) Splunk
7 6 (3.59%) Siebel
8 5 (2.99%) Remedy
9 4 (2.40%) SAP
9 4 (2.40%) CA
10 3 (1.80%) Avaya
10 3 (1.80%) IBM
10 3 (1.80%) EMC
11 2 (1.20%) Zend
11 2 (1.20%) Google
11 2 (1.20%) Cognos
11 2 (1.20%) HP
11 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.20%) Informatica
11 2 (1.20%) NetApp
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