Period
to 22 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 21 19
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2 +7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 179 213 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.22% 6.97% 7.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.46% 7.19% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 155 193
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £540 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +3.96%
10th Percentile £460 £420 £425
90th Percentile £700 £662 £700
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,280 2,963 3,477
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 97.02% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,216 2,029 2,254
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £258
90th Percentile £553 £544 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 90 99
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +9.23% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £25.36 £40.00 £24.70
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.58 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.35% +4.11% +2.98%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in West Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in West Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in West Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in West Yorkshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2018. 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
Leeds -1 157 £550 +0.92% 31
Bradford -17 16 £531 -1.16% 4
Batley - 1 £450 - 1
Architect
Yorkshire

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 43 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (19.55%) TOGAF
3 33 (18.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 31 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (17.32%) Migration
5 21 (11.73%) Degree
6 19 (10.61%) Finance
7 18 (10.06%) Serverless
8 17 (9.50%) IaaS
9 16 (8.94%) Web Services
9 16 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (8.38%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (8.38%) Computer Science
11 14 (7.82%) Windows
11 14 (7.82%) .NET
11 14 (7.82%) CMS
11 14 (7.82%) Microservices
11 14 (7.82%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (7.26%) PaaS
13 12 (6.70%) SaaS
13 12 (6.70%) SQL
14 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
14 11 (6.15%) Firewall
14 11 (6.15%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (6.15%) Sitecore
14 11 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (6.15%) Amazon S3
14 11 (6.15%) Retail

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 14 (7.82%) CMS
2 11 (6.15%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.12%) CICS
5 1 (0.56%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (24.02%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.06%) Serverless
3 17 (9.50%) IaaS
4 16 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (7.26%) PaaS
6 12 (6.70%) SaaS
7 11 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (6.15%) Amazon S3
7 11 (6.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (5.03%) Amazon ELB
8 9 (5.03%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (4.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.23%) iPaaS
11 3 (1.68%) Trello
12 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (1.12%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (1.12%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (1.12%) Office 365
12 2 (1.12%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.15%) Firewall
2 4 (2.23%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) BGP
3 2 (1.12%) LAN
3 2 (1.12%) MPLS
3 2 (1.12%) Network Security
3 2 (1.12%) OSPF
3 2 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.56%) DHCP
4 1 (0.56%) Extranet
4 1 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.56%) SMS
4 1 (0.56%) WebEx
4 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.03%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (3.91%) Big Data
3 6 (3.35%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.79%) SAP HANA
4 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.23%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.12%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.12%) Bigtable
6 2 (1.12%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.12%) DB2
6 2 (1.12%) MySQL
6 2 (1.12%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.56%) Impala
Development Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.68%) JIRA
3 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.56%) YouTrack
General
1 19 (10.61%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Retail
3 7 (3.91%) Legal
3 7 (3.91%) Publishing
4 4 (2.23%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.94%) Web Services
2 14 (7.82%) .NET
3 10 (5.59%) RESTful
4 9 (5.03%) Spring
5 7 (3.91%) Spring Boot
6 5 (2.79%) J2EE
6 5 (2.79%) OAuth
6 5 (2.79%) OpenID
7 4 (2.23%) JSON
8 3 (1.68%) REST
9 2 (1.12%) 802.1X
9 2 (1.12%) Kafka
9 2 (1.12%) Middleware
9 2 (1.12%) React
9 2 (1.12%) SOAP
9 2 (1.12%) XML
10 1 (0.56%) CSS
10 1 (0.56%) Django
10 1 (0.56%) HTML
10 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.59%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.03%) NHS
4 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.91%) Reference Data
6 6 (3.35%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.79%) IVR
8 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.23%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.23%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.23%) Taxonomies
8 4 (2.23%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.12%) PKI
10 2 (1.12%) User Experience
11 1 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.82%) Windows
2 9 (5.03%) VMS
3 8 (4.47%) Linux
3 8 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.23%) Unix
6 2 (1.12%) AIX
6 2 (1.12%) Solaris
6 2 (1.12%) zOS
7 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.55%) TOGAF
2 33 (18.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 31 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (17.32%) Migration
4 15 (8.38%) Technical Architecture
5 14 (7.82%) Microservices
6 13 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.15%) DevOps
7 11 (6.15%) IT Strategy
7 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.15%) Translating Business Requirements
8 10 (5.59%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (5.59%) SDLC
8 10 (5.59%) SOA
9 9 (5.03%) Data Architecture
9 9 (5.03%) Network Management
9 9 (5.03%) Scrum
9 9 (5.03%) Test Automation
10 8 (4.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.70%) SQL
2 6 (3.35%) Java
3 4 (2.23%) C#
3 4 (2.23%) Python
4 3 (1.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.12%) COBOL
5 2 (1.12%) Java 8
5 2 (1.12%) JCL
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) ES6
6 1 (0.56%) Go
6 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (11.73%) Degree
2 14 (7.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.35%) CISSP
4 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.68%) CISM
6 2 (1.12%) CCIE
6 2 (1.12%) CCNP
6 2 (1.12%) GIAC
6 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CEH
7 1 (0.56%) CISMP
7 1 (0.56%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) HL7
2 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.56%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 7 (3.91%) Docker
2 4 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.59%) Terraform
2 7 (3.91%) Ansible
3 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.12%) Nessus
3 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.12%) SCCM
4 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.56%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (6.15%) Sitecore
2 9 (5.03%) SAP
3 7 (3.91%) Cisco
3 7 (3.91%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.79%) Oracle
4 5 (2.79%) Perfecto Mobile
5 4 (2.23%) Citrix
5 4 (2.23%) Splunk
5 4 (2.23%) VMware
6 2 (1.12%) BMC
6 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.12%) F5
6 2 (1.12%) Google
6 2 (1.12%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) McAfee
6 2 (1.12%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.12%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.56%) CyberArk