Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 253 261
Rank change year-on-year +110 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing Architectural Design 61 44 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North of England 1.13% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.48% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 40
Median daily rate £506 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £300 £398 £418
90th Percentile £638 £651 £643
England median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £69.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% -14.29%

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 4,526 9,263 10,451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 83.69% 85.94% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,845 6,094 6,762
Median daily rate £426 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £556
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 336 405
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.03 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.98% -10.76% -14.70%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% +13.64% -12.00%

Architectural Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Architectural Design as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architectural Design in the North of England.

Daily rate trend for Architectural Design in the North of England

Architectural Design
Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architectural Design in the North of England over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Architectural Design in the North of England

Architectural Design
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architectural Design in the North of England.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +82 25 £600 +23.08% 1
North West +46 24 £350 -30.00% 6
North East +42 12 £425 +3.03% 3
Architectural Design
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 30 (49.18%) Git (software)
2 28 (45.90%) AWS
2 28 (45.90%) TDD
2 28 (45.90%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (40.98%) Java
4 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
5 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (31.15%) GitHub
6 18 (29.51%) Bitbucket
6 18 (29.51%) GitLab
6 18 (29.51%) Python
7 17 (27.87%) SDLC
7 17 (27.87%) Identity Access Management
7 17 (27.87%) Continuous Deployment
7 17 (27.87%) Serverless
8 16 (26.23%) DevOps
8 16 (26.23%) Docker
8 16 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (26.23%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (26.23%) Amazon S3
8 16 (26.23%) BDD
9 14 (22.95%) Azure
9 14 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
10 13 (21.31%) Kanban
11 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
11 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
11 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
11 12 (19.67%) Power Platform
12 11 (18.03%) Big Data

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 1 (1.64%) Confluence
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.90%) AWS
2 19 (31.15%) GitHub
3 17 (27.87%) Serverless
4 16 (26.23%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (26.23%) Amazon S3
5 14 (22.95%) Azure
6 12 (19.67%) Power Platform
7 10 (16.39%) Amazon Cognito
7 10 (16.39%) Amazon EMR
7 10 (16.39%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (13.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (6.56%) SaaS
10 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) Firewall
2 6 (9.84%) Network Security
3 4 (6.56%) X.509
4 2 (3.28%) SCCP
5 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (18.03%) Big Data
3 5 (8.20%) MySQL
4 4 (6.56%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (49.18%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.51%) Bitbucket
2 18 (29.51%) GitLab
3 12 (19.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.48%) Maven
5 2 (3.28%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) JUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Mockito
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (13.11%) Public Sector
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Architect
2 13 (21.31%) Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Security Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Technical Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Consultant
4 7 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.56%) AWS Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Security Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Node.js
2 8 (13.11%) JSON
2 8 (13.11%) Kafka
2 8 (13.11%) PySpark
3 7 (11.48%) Spring
3 7 (11.48%) Spring Boot
3 7 (11.48%) Spring Cloud
4 5 (8.20%) Laravel
5 4 (6.56%) CSS
5 4 (6.56%) HTML
5 4 (6.56%) SAML
6 1 (1.64%) .NET
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) Dagger
6 1 (1.64%) Material Design
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
6 1 (1.64%) Retrofit
6 1 (1.64%) RxJava
6 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Data Structures
2 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Continuous Integration
1 28 (45.90%) TDD
2 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) Continuous Deployment
3 17 (27.87%) Identity Access Management
3 17 (27.87%) SDLC
4 16 (26.23%) BDD
4 16 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (26.23%) DevOps
5 13 (21.31%) Kanban
6 10 (16.39%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (16.39%) MapReduce
7 9 (14.75%) Data Ingestion
7 9 (14.75%) OO
7 9 (14.75%) Security Architecture
7 9 (14.75%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (13.11%) Benchmarking
8 8 (13.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (13.11%) OOP
8 8 (13.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Java
2 18 (29.51%) Python
3 12 (19.67%) PowerShell
4 10 (16.39%) Go
5 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.20%) PHP
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.56%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.64%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.92%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.28%) CISM
5 2 (3.28%) CLAS
5 2 (3.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.84%) NIST
3 5 (8.20%) NCSC
4 3 (4.92%) GDPR
5 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) Docker
2 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Terraform
2 7 (11.48%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco
3 1 (1.64%) SAP