Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds 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.

Technical Architect
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 112 72
Rank change year-on-year +7 -40 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 29 35 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.29% 1.34% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.40% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 86
Leeds median daily rate £545 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -3.85% +2.97%
10th Percentile £477 £453 £420
90th Percentile £575 £575 £723
West Yorkshire median daily rate £545 £500 £520
% change year-on-year +9.00% -3.85% +5.58%
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 2178 2507 3098
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 95.83% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1665 2141
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 39 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 £10.60 £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%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in Leeds

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in Leeds

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 12 (41.38%) TOGAF
1 12 (41.38%) Reference Data
2 10 (34.48%) Data Modelling
2 10 (34.48%) NHS
3 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
3 8 (27.59%) Data Architecture
4 7 (24.14%) Data Quality
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) Degree
5 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
6 5 (17.24%) Change Management
6 5 (17.24%) Six Sigma
6 5 (17.24%) Service Design
6 5 (17.24%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (17.24%) HL7
7 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (10.34%) Behavioural Change
8 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) MVC
9 2 (6.90%) C#
9 2 (6.90%) HTML
9 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
9 2 (6.90%) SMS

Technical 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 1 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.45%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMS
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) Kafka
3 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.45%) REST
3 1 (3.45%) Velocity
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Reference Data
2 10 (34.48%) NHS
3 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) TOGAF
2 10 (34.48%) Data Modelling
3 8 (27.59%) Data Architecture
3 8 (27.59%) Data Integration
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 6 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 5 (17.24%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (17.24%) Service Design
5 5 (17.24%) Six Sigma
6 4 (13.79%) Open Source
7 3 (10.34%) Behavioural Change
7 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) Logical Data Model
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) MVC
9 1 (3.45%) Loose Coupling
9 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C#
1 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) Data Quality
2 5 (17.24%) HL7
3 4 (13.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco
1 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.45%) Dell
2 1 (3.45%) EMC
2 1 (3.45%) F5
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) NetApp
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Splunk
2 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.45%) VMware