The median contractor rate for a Architect was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 14 20 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 5 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 6.67% 1.08% 7.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.76% 1.09% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £438 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £525 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £521 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.15% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 74 92 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.67% 98.92% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 128
Median daily rate £388 £358 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax that featured Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Halifax

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Halifax

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Halifax over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Halifax

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Halifax region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Data Security
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) QlikView
2 3 (42.86%) BPMN
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) ETL
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
2 3 (42.86%) PaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) IaaS
1 3 (42.86%) PaaS
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (42.86%) QlikView
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) BPMN
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Management
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Data Security
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Data Management
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
1 3 (42.86%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (42.86%) Physical Data Model
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle