The median contractor rate for a Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 24 14 52
Rank change year-on-year -10 +38  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 93 171 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.94% 8.98% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.17% 9.34% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 128 37
Median daily rate £550 £545 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +21.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £670 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £53.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -21.39% +23.56%  

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 1297 1830 1703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.72% 96.11% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1240 1076
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 86
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -30 49 £550 - 19
Bradford +11 20 £556 +2.06% 3
Halifax +5 4 £444 -15.42% 3
Castleford +3 1 £450 -14.28%
Wakefield 0 1 £400 -5.88%
Bingley - 1 £325 -
Architect
Yorkshire

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 66 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (33.33%) Java
3 41 (21.35%) Finance
4 39 (20.31%) Retail
5 38 (19.79%) Open Source
6 34 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 30 (15.63%) MongoDB
8 30 (15.63%) NoSQL
9 29 (15.10%) SOA
9 29 (15.10%) JSON
10 28 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
11 27 (14.06%) Microservices
12 26 (13.54%) Linux
12 26 (13.54%) Scrum
13 25 (13.02%) Spring
13 25 (13.02%) Jenkins
14 24 (12.50%) HTML
15 23 (11.98%) TDD
15 23 (11.98%) JIRA
15 23 (11.98%) HTML5
15 23 (11.98%) RESTful
16 21 (10.94%) Kanban
16 21 (10.94%) Docker
17 20 (10.42%) Banking
17 20 (10.42%) Scala
17 20 (10.42%) PHP
18 19 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (9.90%) Ruby

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 15 (7.81%) Apache
1 15 (7.81%) Confluence
2 10 (5.21%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.08%) CMS
5 4 (2.08%) Mule
6 3 (1.56%) IIS
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.52%) Site Server
8 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.69%) MS Office
3 5 (2.60%) MS Project
4 3 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.56%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.56%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.29%) PaaS
4 10 (5.21%) IaaS
5 8 (4.17%) SaaS
6 5 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.60%) Office 365
7 3 (1.56%) CloudBees
7 3 (1.56%) GitHub
7 3 (1.56%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.52%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.77%) Internet
2 12 (6.25%) Network Security
3 9 (4.69%) OpenLDAP
4 7 (3.65%) Firewall
5 6 (3.13%) LAN
6 4 (2.08%) AMQP
6 4 (2.08%) DNS
6 4 (2.08%) Intranet
6 4 (2.08%) WAN
6 4 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.56%) Extranet
7 3 (1.56%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.56%) MPLS
7 3 (1.56%) SAN
7 3 (1.56%) VPN
8 2 (1.04%) DHCP
8 2 (1.04%) HTTP
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.52%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.63%) MongoDB
1 30 (15.63%) NoSQL
2 19 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.73%) MySQL
5 9 (4.69%) Redis
6 8 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.65%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.13%) Big Data
9 4 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.08%) OLAP
10 3 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.56%) OLTP
10 3 (1.56%) QlikView
11 2 (1.04%) Informix
11 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.02%) Jenkins
2 23 (11.98%) JIRA
3 12 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 10 (5.21%) Selenium
5 7 (3.65%) JMeter
6 5 (2.60%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.56%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.04%) Xcode
9 1 (0.52%) Maven
9 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (21.35%) Finance
2 39 (20.31%) Retail
3 20 (10.42%) Banking
4 6 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.56%) Advertising
5 3 (1.56%) Games
6 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) iGaming
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.10%) JSON
2 25 (13.02%) Spring
3 24 (12.50%) HTML
4 23 (11.98%) HTML5
4 23 (11.98%) RESTful
5 19 (9.90%) Play Framework
6 17 (8.85%) Django
7 14 (7.29%) REST
8 13 (6.77%) CSS
8 13 (6.77%) CSS3
9 12 (6.25%) Web Services
10 11 (5.73%) Node.js
11 10 (5.21%) .NET
11 10 (5.21%) Spring Boot
12 9 (4.69%) LAPP Stack
13 8 (4.17%) Ajax
14 7 (3.65%) Middleware
14 7 (3.65%) Ruby on Rails
14 7 (3.65%) SOAP
15 6 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.21%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (4.69%) NHS
3 9 (4.69%) User Experience
4 7 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.65%) Social Media
5 6 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.08%) Tandem
6 4 (2.08%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.56%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.04%) Clustering
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.54%) Linux
2 9 (4.69%) Windows
3 3 (1.56%) Unix
3 3 (1.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.04%) Android
4 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.79%) Open Source
3 29 (15.10%) SOA
4 27 (14.06%) Microservices
5 26 (13.54%) Scrum
6 23 (11.98%) TDD
7 21 (10.94%) Kanban
8 19 (9.90%) DevOps
9 16 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 14 (7.29%) Information Security
10 14 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (6.77%) BDD
11 13 (6.77%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 12 (6.25%) Security Operations
12 12 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (6.25%) UML
13 11 (5.73%) Project Management
13 11 (5.73%) Technical Architecture
14 10 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 64 (33.33%) Java
2 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
3 20 (10.42%) PHP
3 20 (10.42%) Scala
4 19 (9.90%) Ruby
5 13 (6.77%) SQL
6 10 (5.21%) Python
7 3 (1.56%) C#
8 2 (1.04%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.13%) QA
3 6 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.60%) IFRS
4 5 (2.60%) IFRS 9
5 2 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.04%) HL7
6 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (10.94%) Docker
2 11 (5.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (6.25%) Puppet
2 10 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.65%) Nagios
4 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.52%) Ansible
5 1 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.52%) SCCM
5 1 (0.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.85%) Splunk
3 13 (6.77%) MuleSoft
4 12 (6.25%) VMware
5 7 (3.65%) Oracle
6 6 (3.13%) Citrix
6 6 (3.13%) Cognos
7 5 (2.60%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.60%) New Relic
7 5 (2.60%) SAP
8 3 (1.56%) Cisco
9 2 (1.04%) Adobe
9 2 (1.04%) Dell
9 2 (1.04%) hybris
9 2 (1.04%) Tealium
9 2 (1.04%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.52%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.52%) Google
10 1 (0.52%) IBM
10 1 (0.52%) Qualys
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