The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Architect
Rank 128 112 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£395 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 - £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 - £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £457 £488
% change year-on-year
+11.71% -6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £70.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2460 2116 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.80% 93.71% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 1225 1078
Average daily rate £360 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 121 154
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
North Yorkshire - 2 £373 -
West Yorkshire -14 1 £575 - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Adobe
4 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) COBIT
4 2 (22.22%) Psychology
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) Finance

Lead Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) SPML
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
3 1 (11.11%) Servlets
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
1 2 (22.22%) Psychology
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 2 (22.22%) CMMI
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Novell
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle