Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Architect
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 17 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 22 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 11.11% 9.15% 5.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.46% 9.51% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 22
Bradford median daily rate £525 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +22.22% +2.86%
10th Percentile £463 £469 £419
90th Percentile £670 £709 £573
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £505
% change year-on-year - +3.96% +12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bradford
Contract vacancies in Bradford with a recognized job title 192 284 469
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 96.27% 96.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 163 263
Bradford median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £206 £233 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 42
Bradford median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.92% -7.69% +23.81%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.90 £8.50
90th Percentile £23.40 £24.51 £23.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Bradford

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architect in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Bradford

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Bradford over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Bradford

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 9 (40.91%) SOA
2 8 (36.36%) Retail
3 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 5 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) Coaching
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
5 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 3 (13.64%) OLTP
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.64%) OLAP
6 3 (13.64%) Domain Models
6 3 (13.64%) IT Strategy
6 3 (13.64%) Data Strategy
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
6 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (13.64%) REST
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Extranet
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) DOCSIS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.64%) OLAP
1 3 (13.64%) OLTP
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.55%) IDoc
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) WF
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) SOA
2 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 5 (22.73%) Coaching
4 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Microservices
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Data Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) Domain Models
5 3 (13.64%) IT Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) B2B
6 2 (9.09%) B2C
6 2 (9.09%) Conceptual Models
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (4.55%) GCP
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) SAP