Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 25 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.

Senior Architect
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 138 137
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 5 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.22% 0.27% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 14
Leeds median daily rate £488 £538 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.30% -17.31% +20.93%
10th Percentile £469 £514 £549
90th Percentile £591 £571 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £550 £650
% change year-on-year -11.36% -15.38% +20.93%
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 2158 2500 3108
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 95.86% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1532 1661 2145
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £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 38 43 97
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.20 £8.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.60 £35.82
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Leeds

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Architect in Leeds

Senior Architect Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
1 5 (100.00%) IaaS
1 5 (100.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) SAML
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre

Senior 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) IaaS
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Information Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) VMware