Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £533 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 212 276 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.96% 7.67% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 7.95% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 184 222
West Yorkshire median daily rate £533 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.48% +3.96% +12.22%
10th Percentile £420 £425 £413
90th Percentile £662 £686 £700
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £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 2946 3470 4203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.39% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2252 2831
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 180
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.09 £8.62
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.19 £33.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +0.70%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -5 160 £545 +3.81% 20
Bradford +8 22 £525 -4.55% 1
Wakefield 0 6 £525 +7.69% 1
Halifax +10 5 £550 +22.22%
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 52 (24.53%) Finance
2 47 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.92%) Data Modelling
4 37 (17.45%) TOGAF
5 35 (16.51%) Microsoft
6 28 (13.21%) SOA
6 28 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
6 28 (13.21%) Data Architecture
6 28 (13.21%) SaaS
6 28 (13.21%) PaaS
7 25 (11.79%) IaaS
7 25 (11.79%) IT Strategy
8 24 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (11.32%) Data Integration
9 23 (10.85%) Java
9 23 (10.85%) Project Management
9 23 (10.85%) Service Design
10 21 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (8.96%) Six Sigma
11 19 (8.96%) Lean Six Sigma
11 19 (8.96%) Retail
11 19 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (8.96%) Data Quality
12 18 (8.49%) Microservices
12 18 (8.49%) Change Management
12 18 (8.49%) SQL
12 18 (8.49%) Oracle
12 18 (8.49%) SQL Server
13 17 (8.02%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (8.02%) Reference Data

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 4 (1.89%) SAS
2 3 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.42%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.94%) Apache
3 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.47%) Confluence
4 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
4 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.47%) Mule
4 1 (0.47%) Mule ESB
4 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.47%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.47%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.47%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.21%) PaaS
1 28 (13.21%) SaaS
2 25 (11.79%) IaaS
3 24 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (4.25%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.89%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.42%) Office 365
8 2 (0.94%) Heroku
9 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.47%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.72%) DNS
2 4 (1.89%) Firewall
2 4 (1.89%) SAN
3 3 (1.42%) SMS
3 3 (1.42%) VPN
3 3 (1.42%) WAN
4 2 (0.94%) Extranet
4 2 (0.94%) Intranet
4 2 (0.94%) MPLS
5 1 (0.47%) BGP
5 1 (0.47%) DHCP
5 1 (0.47%) DOCSIS
5 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.47%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) IPsec
5 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.47%) SSL
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.47%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.30%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.36%) Big Data
4 5 (2.36%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.36%) OLAP
4 5 (2.36%) Pentaho
4 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.89%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.89%) Power BI
5 4 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.42%) HBase
6 3 (1.42%) OLTP
6 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.42%) ERwin
3 2 (0.94%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (24.53%) Finance
2 19 (8.96%) Retail
3 12 (5.66%) Banking
4 3 (1.42%) Games
5 2 (0.94%) Local Government
5 2 (0.94%) Marketing
5 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) iGaming
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.66%) .NET
2 9 (4.25%) REST
2 9 (4.25%) Web Services
3 7 (3.30%) SAML
4 6 (2.83%) Middleware
4 6 (2.83%) Node.js
5 5 (2.36%) HTML
6 4 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.89%) J2EE
6 4 (1.89%) JSON
6 4 (1.89%) Spring
7 3 (1.42%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.42%) Java EE
7 3 (1.42%) WCF
8 2 (0.94%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.94%) Play Framework
8 2 (0.94%) RESTful
8 2 (0.94%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.02%) Reference Data
3 13 (6.13%) NHS
4 12 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.72%) PKI
5 10 (4.72%) User Experience
6 8 (3.77%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (2.83%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.83%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.42%) Blog
9 3 (1.42%) Clustering
10 2 (0.94%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.94%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.94%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.25%) Linux
1 9 (4.25%) Windows
2 7 (3.30%) Unix
3 4 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.92%) Data Modelling
3 37 (17.45%) TOGAF
4 28 (13.21%) Data Architecture
4 28 (13.21%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (13.21%) SOA
5 25 (11.79%) IT Strategy
6 24 (11.32%) Data Integration
7 23 (10.85%) Project Management
7 23 (10.85%) Service Design
8 21 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (8.96%) Lean Six Sigma
9 19 (8.96%) Six Sigma
10 18 (8.49%) Change Management
10 18 (8.49%) Microservices
11 17 (8.02%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (7.55%) MVC
12 16 (7.55%) Open Source
13 15 (7.08%) Data Strategy
14 13 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.85%) Java
2 18 (8.49%) SQL
3 9 (4.25%) C#
4 8 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.42%) Scala
5 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.94%) ABAP
6 2 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (5.19%) Degree
2 7 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.94%) CISSP
5 1 (0.47%) CCNA
5 1 (0.47%) CISA
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.47%) CISM
5 1 (0.47%) JNCIE
5 1 (0.47%) MCSA
5 1 (0.47%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.96%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.77%) QA
3 6 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.83%) GDPR
4 5 (2.36%) HL7
5 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.47%) GCP
7 1 (0.47%) PSD2
7 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.94%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.49%) Oracle
3 10 (4.72%) VMware
4 7 (3.30%) Dell
5 6 (2.83%) Informatica
5 6 (2.83%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.36%) IBM
7 4 (1.89%) Apigee
7 4 (1.89%) Tableau
8 3 (1.42%) CA
8 3 (1.42%) Cisco
8 3 (1.42%) Google
8 3 (1.42%) SAP
8 3 (1.42%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.94%) Adobe
9 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.94%) Talend
10 1 (0.47%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.47%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.47%) MapR