The median contractor rate for a Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 30 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.

Architect
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 40 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.03% 1.06% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.10% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £525 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +53.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £495 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £585 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.96 £52.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year -31.50% +12.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 286 273 303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.95% 96.47% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 146 187
Median daily rate £313 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 24
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +13.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Leicestershire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Leicestershire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 3 £500 -14.89% 3
Loughborough - 2 £550 -
Architect
East Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Leicestershire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (20.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (20.00%) Boomi
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) CoreOS
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Campaign Management
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Segmentation
4 1 (10.00%) Docker
4 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP SCM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Boomi
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (20.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) CoreOS
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Campaign Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Segmentation
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore