The first table below looks at the demand for the Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 110 104 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.43% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.46% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£545 £475 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.73% +14.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £494
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.00
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2168 1958 2433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.33% 93.46% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1046 1306
Average daily rate £338 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 123 156
Average hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.55% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Lead Architect
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Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lead Architect Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Lead Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Architect across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Lead Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
West Yorkshire -6 3 £545 +14.73%
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Brocade
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) EMC