The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architect
Rank 73 55 79
Rank change year-on-year -18 +24  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 16 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.55% 2.98% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 3.09% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 9
Median daily rate £550 £625 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £700 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.25

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 1003 1361 1093
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.28% 96.59% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 949 718
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 42
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in Leeds

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (60.53%) Open Source
2 21 (55.26%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) Scala
4 15 (39.47%) Play Framework
4 15 (39.47%) Linux
4 15 (39.47%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (36.84%) HTML
5 14 (36.84%) MongoDB
5 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
6 13 (34.21%) HTML5
6 13 (34.21%) Ruby
6 13 (34.21%) JSON
6 13 (34.21%) Django
7 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
8 10 (26.32%) PHP
8 10 (26.32%) Apache
8 10 (26.32%) Scrum
8 10 (26.32%) TDD
8 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (23.68%) RESTful
9 9 (23.68%) Docker
9 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
10 8 (21.05%) NHS
10 8 (21.05%) JIRA
10 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
10 8 (21.05%) Splunk
10 8 (21.05%) Redis
10 8 (21.05%) Confluence

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (26.32%) Apache
2 9 (23.68%) Tomcat
3 8 (21.05%) Confluence
4 2 (5.26%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (36.84%) MongoDB
2 14 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 8 (21.05%) Redis
4 7 (18.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (18.42%) MySQL
5 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) JIRA
2 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) JMeter
2 6 (15.79%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) Play Framework
2 14 (36.84%) HTML
3 13 (34.21%) Django
3 13 (34.21%) HTML5
3 13 (34.21%) JSON
4 9 (23.68%) RESTful
5 8 (21.05%) LAPP Stack
5 8 (21.05%) REST
6 7 (18.42%) Ajax
6 7 (18.42%) CSS
6 7 (18.42%) CSS3
6 7 (18.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (15.79%) Spring
8 3 (7.89%) .NET
9 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.63%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (2.63%) Middleware
10 1 (2.63%) NHibernate
10 1 (2.63%) Node.js
10 1 (2.63%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) NHS
2 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.89%) Social Media
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (60.53%) Open Source
2 10 (26.32%) Scrum
2 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 8 (21.05%) Kanban
3 8 (21.05%) Load Balancing
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Prototyping
5 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.79%) Product Management
5 6 (15.79%) Software Architecture
5 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (15.79%) User Stories
6 5 (13.16%) Microservices
7 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.26%) Data Security
8 2 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) Scala
3 13 (34.21%) Ruby
4 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 10 (26.32%) PHP
6 6 (15.79%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) C#
7 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.26%) HL7
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.26%) QA
1 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Nagios
2 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Splunk
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft
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