The table below looks at the statistics for Technical 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 Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 20 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Architecture
Rank 114 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 6 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.67% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate
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£650 £388 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% +74.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £361 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £419 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £430
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.04 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
-14.56% -
Technical Architecture
England

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
1740 1653 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.98% 74.43% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 905 1053
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 51
Average hourly rate £15.69 £36.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.40% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Technical Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Architecture across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Technical Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Technical Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 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 -4 4 £700 +61.84% 2
South Yorkshire +5 2 £450 +16.12%
North Yorkshire - - - -
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) JSON
3 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) Maven
3 6 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) CSS3
4 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 4 (18.18%) REST
5 4 (18.18%) Spring
5 4 (18.18%) Java EE
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) IIS
5 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.64%) MySQL
6 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
6 3 (13.64%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) AdminStudio
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) CMMI
6 3 (13.64%) Law
6 3 (13.64%) SCCM

Technical Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Casewise Modeler
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (9.09%) DTS
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Maven
2 3 (13.64%) AdminStudio
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
1 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Head of Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) JSON
3 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 5 (22.73%) HTML5
4 5 (22.73%) CSS3
5 4 (18.18%) REST
5 4 (18.18%) Java EE
5 4 (18.18%) Spring
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
8 1 (4.55%) WCF
8 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.55%) SOAP
8 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
1 1 (4.55%) GIS
1 1 (4.55%) IVR
1 1 (4.55%) Informatics
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) CMMI
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) EAI
3 2 (9.09%) Database Security
3 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) NCDA
2 1 (4.55%) NCIE
2 1 (4.55%) VCAP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) COBIT
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) Genesys
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Casewise
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco