The median contractor rate for an Architect was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 29
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 95 172 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.58% 8.45% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.74% 8.78% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 109 77
Median daily rate £545 £513 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.34% +6.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £675 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £43.15
% change year-on-year +27.77% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1409 1960 1992
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.64% 96.31% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 1345 1376
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 60
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.05 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
Leeds -3 71 £545 +9.00% 16
Bradford -2 11 £575 +6.97% 3
Halifax +1 3 £470 +4.44%
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 60 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (27.17%) Finance
3 37 (20.11%) TOGAF
4 36 (19.57%) Java
5 30 (16.30%) Retail
5 30 (16.30%) NoSQL
6 28 (15.22%) Open Source
7 23 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 23 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 21 (11.41%) JSON
9 20 (10.87%) SOA
10 19 (10.33%) Data Modelling
10 19 (10.33%) Scrum
10 19 (10.33%) Data Quality
11 18 (9.78%) MongoDB
12 17 (9.24%) RESTful
13 15 (8.15%) Scala
13 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (8.15%) Jenkins
14 14 (7.61%) Kanban
14 14 (7.61%) Degree
14 14 (7.61%) JIRA
14 14 (7.61%) Ruby
15 13 (7.07%) NHS
15 13 (7.07%) TDD
15 13 (7.07%) Banking
15 13 (7.07%) Data Management
15 13 (7.07%) Data Integration
15 13 (7.07%) REST
16 12 (6.52%) Analytics

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 6 (3.26%) Confluence
2 4 (2.17%) Apache
3 3 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.09%) Mule
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) IIS
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.63%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.63%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.09%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.09%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle AGIS
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.35%) SaaS
4 7 (3.80%) IaaS
5 6 (3.26%) PaaS
6 4 (2.17%) Office 365
7 3 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.63%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) DNS
1 6 (3.26%) Firewall
2 4 (2.17%) Internet
3 3 (1.63%) Extranet
3 3 (1.63%) Intranet
3 3 (1.63%) LAN
3 3 (1.63%) LDAP
3 3 (1.63%) NAS
3 3 (1.63%) WAN
4 2 (1.09%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (1.09%) SAN
4 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.54%) MPLS
5 1 (0.54%) Network Security
5 1 (0.54%) Telepresence
5 1 (0.54%) VPN
5 1 (0.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.30%) NoSQL
2 18 (9.78%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (5.43%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.80%) MySQL
4 7 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.80%) Riak
5 6 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.26%) Pentaho
6 5 (2.72%) Big Data
7 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.17%) OLAP
8 3 (1.63%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.63%) OLTP
9 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.09%) QlikView
9 2 (1.09%) Redis
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.15%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.61%) JIRA
3 6 (3.26%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.17%) Selenium
5 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.54%) JMeter
6 1 (0.54%) Maven
6 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (27.17%) Finance
2 30 (16.30%) Retail
3 13 (7.07%) Banking
4 2 (1.09%) Games
4 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Advertising
5 1 (0.54%) Back Office
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Marketing
5 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.41%) JSON
2 17 (9.24%) RESTful
3 13 (7.07%) REST
4 12 (6.52%) HTML
4 12 (6.52%) Play Framework
5 11 (5.98%) Django
5 11 (5.98%) HTML5
5 11 (5.98%) Spring
6 10 (5.43%) .NET
6 10 (5.43%) Web Services
7 8 (4.35%) CSS
7 8 (4.35%) Flask
8 7 (3.80%) Ajax
8 7 (3.80%) CSS3
8 7 (3.80%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.72%) SOAP
9 5 (2.72%) Swagger
10 4 (2.17%) Node.js
11 3 (1.63%) Dropwizard
11 3 (1.63%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.07%) NHS
2 10 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.89%) User Experience
4 6 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.26%) Reference Data
4 6 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.63%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.63%) PKI
8 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.09%) FMCG
8 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.09%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.09%) Social Media
8 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.89%) Linux
2 7 (3.80%) Windows
3 4 (2.17%) Unix
4 3 (1.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.11%) TOGAF
3 28 (15.22%) Open Source
4 23 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 20 (10.87%) SOA
6 19 (10.33%) Data Modelling
6 19 (10.33%) Scrum
7 14 (7.61%) Kanban
8 13 (7.07%) Data Integration
8 13 (7.07%) Data Management
8 13 (7.07%) TDD
9 12 (6.52%) Analytics
9 12 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (6.52%) Data Architecture
9 12 (6.52%) DevOps
10 11 (5.98%) CRM
10 11 (5.98%) Microservices
10 11 (5.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (5.98%) User Stories
11 10 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.57%) Java
2 15 (8.15%) Scala
3 14 (7.61%) Ruby
4 12 (6.52%) Python
5 9 (4.89%) SQL
6 7 (3.80%) PHP
7 6 (3.26%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.17%) C#
9 2 (1.09%) ABAP
9 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (7.61%) Degree
2 6 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.33%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.26%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.09%) GDPR
4 2 (1.09%) HL7
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.54%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (5.98%) Docker
2 7 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) Ansible
2 4 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.17%) Puppet
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.54%) Nagios
4 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.52%) Oracle
3 10 (5.43%) IBM
3 10 (5.43%) VMware
4 7 (3.80%) Informatica
4 7 (3.80%) SAP
5 6 (3.26%) MuleSoft
5 6 (3.26%) Talend
6 5 (2.72%) Cisco
7 3 (1.63%) Dell
7 3 (1.63%) EMC
7 3 (1.63%) F5
7 3 (1.63%) HP
7 3 (1.63%) Infoblox
7 3 (1.63%) NetApp
7 3 (1.63%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.09%) Adobe
8 2 (1.09%) Citrix
8 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.09%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £475 to £525 per day
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