The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 114 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.36% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£544 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.30% -21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £39.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1873 1663 1968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.27% 75.32% 75.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1153 962 1003
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 68 62
Average hourly rate £16.34 £22.60 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.68% +22.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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 -5 8 £538 +65.38% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 3
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Software 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 Software Architecture.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) User Experience
4 3 (23.08%) Android Development
4 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
4 3 (23.08%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Xcode
4 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
4 3 (23.08%) SQLite
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) MS Project

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Software 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 Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQLite
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Digital Architect
3 3 (23.08%) iOS Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Digital Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) JSON
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
1 3 (23.08%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Android Development
3 3 (23.08%) iOS Development
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Excellent benifits
Posted: 27 days ago