Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £610 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 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.

Lead Architect
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 141 149
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.31% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 9
Leeds median daily rate £610 £525 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.19% -25.00% -6.67%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +16.19% +5.00% -14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds 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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2188 2515 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 95.88% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1670 2123
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 96
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.20 £8.83
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.18 £36.02
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
% change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Leeds

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) SFIA
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Data Lake
2 3 (42.86%) Data Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Metadata Management
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Data Security
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (42.86%) CA
2 3 (42.86%) Informatica
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) ERwin
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance

Lead 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 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) InfoPath
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Hive
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (42.86%) Data Lake
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 3 (42.86%) HBase
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) Pentaho
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ERwin
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SFIA
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Data Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Data Governance
2 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Data Security
2 3 (42.86%) Data Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 3 (42.86%) Metadata Management
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CA
1 3 (42.86%) Informatica
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe