Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Architecture
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 122 126
Rank change year-on-year +16 +4 -15
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 30 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.36% 0.88% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.02% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 22
Leeds median daily rate £384 £496 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.67% +3.39% -18.30%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £420
90th Percentile £575 £555 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £499 £496 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.47% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Technical Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,873 2,067 2,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 84.94% 86.13% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,314 1,360 1,809
Leeds median daily rate £407 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.63% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £270 £265 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 58
Leeds median hourly rate £26.75 £13.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.15% -10.74% +7.67%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.63 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.98 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Technical Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Leeds

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Leeds

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Technical Architecture.

1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Adobe
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) CSS
2 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
2 7 (23.33%) JIRA
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) jQuery
2 7 (23.33%) Confluence
2 7 (23.33%) HTML5
2 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (23.33%) CSS3
2 7 (23.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (23.33%) Sass
2 7 (23.33%) Grunt
2 7 (23.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (23.33%) gulp
2 7 (23.33%) Wireframes
3 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (16.67%) Finance
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) SAP
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure

Technical Architecture
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 7 (23.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (23.33%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (6.67%) SAP HR
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (3.33%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.33%) SAP R/3
2 1 (3.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.33%) IaaS
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.33%) PaaS
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
2 3 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
1 7 (23.33%) Grunt
1 7 (23.33%) gulp
1 7 (23.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Architect
4 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
5 6 (20.00%) Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
8 3 (10.00%) Security Technical Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Technical Architect
9 2 (6.67%) SOA Architect
9 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) CSS
1 7 (23.33%) CSS3
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
1 7 (23.33%) HTML5
1 7 (23.33%) jQuery
1 7 (23.33%) Sass
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Camel
3 2 (6.67%) Kafka
3 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.67%) Velocity
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) NHS
1 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (23.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (23.33%) Wireframes
3 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
6 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Loose Coupling
7 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 2 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) HL7
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Adobe
1 7 (23.33%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) Avature
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) F5
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.33%) Capita