Period
to 20 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Architectural Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Architectural Design over the 6 months to 20 September 2019 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.

Architectural Design
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 247 265
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 +8
Contract jobs citing Architectural Design 38 80 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.37% 0.66% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.77% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 62 26
North of England median daily rate £500 £533 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +8.95% +13.66%
10th Percentile £400 £425 £385
90th Percentile £608 £712 £545
England median daily rate £525 £538 £525
% change year-on-year -2.33% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
North of England median hourly rate £70.00 £69.07 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.35% - -
England median hourly rate £56.25 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% +16.99%

Architectural Design 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 the North of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,826 10,440 9,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 85.54% 85.89% 84.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,787 6,772 5,982
North of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 419 337
North of England median hourly rate £18.16 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.66% -3.75% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.98 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £48.30
England median hourly rate £24.65 £20.55 £23.00
% change year-on-year +19.95% -10.65% -

Architectural Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Architectural Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Architectural Design in the North of England

Architectural Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Architectural Design in the North of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Architectural Design in the North of England

Architectural Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architectural Design in the North of England over the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architectural Design in the North of England

Architectural Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architectural Design in the North of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architectural Design in the North of England

Architectural Design
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architectural Design within the North of England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +17 21 £500 -4.76% 12
North West -5 15 £500 -9.09% 3
North East +21 3 £550 -18.52% 6
Architectural Design
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Architectural Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Architectural Design.

1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
3 8 (21.05%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) TOGAF
3 8 (21.05%) DevOps
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.42%) Finance
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.79%) JIRA
5 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (15.79%) Azure
5 6 (15.79%) GitHub
5 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.16%) AWS
6 5 (13.16%) People Management
6 5 (13.16%) Data Integration
6 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.16%) Maven
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.53%) Legal
7 4 (10.53%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle

Architectural Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 3 (7.89%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Azure
1 6 (15.79%) GitHub
2 5 (13.16%) AWS
3 4 (10.53%) Power Platform
4 2 (5.26%) Basecamp
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Office 365
5 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
5 1 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) Skype
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) VXLAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.53%) Power BI
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) PowerPivot
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) JIRA
2 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Maven
3 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.89%) JUnit
4 3 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.26%) Mockito
6 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.63%) git-flow
6 1 (2.63%) Grunt
6 1 (2.63%) gulp
6 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Back Office
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Integration Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.26%) AWS Architect
5 2 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Data Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Programmer
6 1 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.89%) .NET
3 3 (7.89%) JSON
3 3 (7.89%) REST
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) CSS3
4 2 (5.26%) Dagger
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) HTML5
4 2 (5.26%) Material Design
4 2 (5.26%) RESTful
4 2 (5.26%) Retrofit
4 2 (5.26%) RxJava
4 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.26%) Web Services
4 2 (5.26%) WSDL
4 2 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (2.63%) hapi
5 1 (2.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) PlayStation
3 1 (2.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps
2 8 (21.05%) TOGAF
3 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (13.16%) Data Integration
5 5 (13.16%) People Management
5 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) IT Strategy
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Programme Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Java
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) Groovy
4 2 (5.26%) Kotlin
4 2 (5.26%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) AWS Certification
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.89%) CISSP
2 2 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (5.26%) GIAC
2 2 (5.26%) ISSAP
2 2 (5.26%) SANS
3 1 (2.63%) CCIE
3 1 (2.63%) CISA
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.63%) CRISC
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Intapp
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) SnapLogic
3 3 (7.89%) Splunk
3 3 (7.89%) Workday
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) IronPort
4 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow