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 3 months to 29 April 2017 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 88 97
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 6 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.57% 0.96% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 1
Median daily rate £541 £478 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.24% +15.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 - £49.50

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 915 1346 1162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 86.48% 86.34% 86.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 969 797
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 14
Median hourly rate £33.63 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.71% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.64 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Technical Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) PHP
3 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (37.50%) Open Source
4 6 (37.50%) Splunk
4 6 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Apache
4 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 6 (37.50%) NHS
4 6 (37.50%) Nagios
4 6 (37.50%) JMeter
4 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (37.50%) Redis
4 6 (37.50%) Docker
4 6 (37.50%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) SAN
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (12.50%) IIS
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 2 (12.50%) Web Design
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management

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 6 (37.50%) Apache
1 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
4 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (37.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JMeter
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Architect
2 8 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) C# Architect
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) PHP Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) CSS3
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) JSTL
2 2 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Splunk
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) VMware