The median contractor rate for an Architect was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 23 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 69 107 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.31% 7.26% 6.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 7.58% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 78 66
Median daily rate £545 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £47.50 £43.15
% change year-on-year +21.05% +10.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1076 1412 1464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.44% 95.79% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 998 1048
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 39
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Leeds

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Leeds

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Leeds

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Leeds region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.12%) TOGAF
3 28 (23.73%) Finance
4 21 (17.80%) Java
5 20 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (15.25%) Data Quality
7 16 (13.56%) Open Source
8 15 (12.71%) NoSQL
9 14 (11.86%) MongoDB
9 14 (11.86%) Degree
9 14 (11.86%) Data Modelling
9 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
10 12 (10.17%) NHS
10 12 (10.17%) Scrum
10 12 (10.17%) Data Architecture
10 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (9.32%) Scala
11 11 (9.32%) Data Integration
11 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (9.32%) User Stories
11 11 (9.32%) Ruby
11 11 (9.32%) Retail
11 11 (9.32%) Python
12 10 (8.47%) HTML
12 10 (8.47%) Data Management
12 10 (8.47%) Spring
12 10 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.47%) Play Framework
13 9 (7.63%) DevOps

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (4.24%) Confluence
2 3 (2.54%) Apache
2 3 (2.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.69%) IIS
3 2 (1.69%) Mule
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.54%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.54%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.69%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.08%) SaaS
4 5 (4.24%) IaaS
4 5 (4.24%) Office 365
5 4 (3.39%) PaaS
6 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.69%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (2.54%) LDAP
2 3 (2.54%) NAS
3 2 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (1.69%) SAN
3 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) MPLS
4 1 (0.85%) Network Security
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) NoSQL
2 14 (11.86%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.93%) MySQL
4 7 (5.93%) Riak
5 6 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.24%) Pentaho
6 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.69%) Big Data
8 2 (1.69%) Redis
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) OLAP
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.24%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (3.39%) JIRA
3 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.54%) Selenium
4 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.85%) JMeter
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Retail
3 8 (6.78%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Games
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) HTML
1 10 (8.47%) Play Framework
1 10 (8.47%) Spring
2 9 (7.63%) Django
2 9 (7.63%) HTML5
2 9 (7.63%) JSON
2 9 (7.63%) REST
3 8 (6.78%) Flask
4 7 (5.93%) CSS
5 6 (5.08%) .NET
5 6 (5.08%) Ajax
5 6 (5.08%) CSS3
5 6 (5.08%) RESTful
5 6 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (5.08%) Web Services
6 3 (2.54%) Middleware
6 3 (2.54%) SAML
6 3 (2.54%) SOAP
6 3 (2.54%) Struts
7 2 (1.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) NHS
2 8 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.93%) User Experience
4 6 (5.08%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.54%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.54%) PKI
7 3 (2.54%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.69%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) FMCG
9 1 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) Linux
2 3 (2.54%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (27.12%) TOGAF
3 20 (16.95%) Enterprise Architecture
4 16 (13.56%) Open Source
5 14 (11.86%) Data Modelling
6 12 (10.17%) Data Architecture
6 12 (10.17%) Scrum
7 11 (9.32%) Data Integration
7 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (9.32%) User Stories
8 10 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.47%) Data Management
8 10 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (7.63%) Analytics
9 9 (7.63%) DevOps
9 9 (7.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 8 (6.78%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.78%) Kanban
10 8 (6.78%) Product Management
11 7 (5.93%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.80%) Java
2 11 (9.32%) Python
2 11 (9.32%) Ruby
2 11 (9.32%) Scala
3 7 (5.93%) PHP
4 6 (5.08%) SQL
5 4 (3.39%) C#
6 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) Master's Degree
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.69%) HL7
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.69%) Docker
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) Ansible
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) Nagios
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.63%) VMware
3 8 (6.78%) IBM
4 6 (5.08%) Informatica
4 6 (5.08%) MuleSoft
4 6 (5.08%) Oracle
5 5 (4.24%) SAP
5 5 (4.24%) Talend
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco
6 3 (2.54%) Citrix
6 3 (2.54%) Dell
6 3 (2.54%) EMC
6 3 (2.54%) F5
6 3 (2.54%) HP
6 3 (2.54%) Infoblox
6 3 (2.54%) NetApp
6 3 (2.54%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.69%) Adobe
7 2 (1.69%) hybris
7 2 (1.69%) Splunk