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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 140 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £34.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+8.02% -11.03%
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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
2291 1850 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.91% 73.09% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1530 1208 777
Average daily rate £365 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £224 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 47
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £45.00 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015. 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
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West Yorkshire -3 4 £325 - 5
Software Architecture
England

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) MySQL
2 11 (57.89%) Ruby
2 11 (57.89%) MongoDB
3 10 (52.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
4 9 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (47.37%) Django
4 9 (47.37%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (47.37%) Scala
4 9 (47.37%) Play Framework
5 7 (36.84%) Open Source
5 7 (36.84%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
6 6 (31.58%) SaaS
6 6 (31.58%) User Stories
6 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) PHP
8 3 (15.79%) JSON
9 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
9 2 (10.53%) .NET
9 2 (10.53%) C#
9 2 (10.53%) C++
9 2 (10.53%) XML
9 2 (10.53%) OOP

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) MySQL
1 11 (57.89%) MongoDB
2 10 (52.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
3 9 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Architect
2 10 (52.63%) Technical Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Digital Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Digital Technical Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Digital Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (47.37%) Django
1 9 (47.37%) Play Framework
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) LAMP
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) User Stories
2 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) WFM
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.26%) Product Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Android Development
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Ruby
2 9 (47.37%) Scala
3 7 (36.84%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared