Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £610 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.

Lead Architect
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 151 169
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 8 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.26% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.43% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 13
West Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.19% +5.00% -14.16%
10th Percentile £605 £444 £415
90th Percentile £615 £682 £700
Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +16.19% +5.00% +26.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in West Yorkshire

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in West Yorkshire

Lead 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 Lead 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 +12 7 £610 +16.19%
Bradford +11 1 - -
Lead Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) SFIA
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Data Lake
2 3 (37.50%) Metadata Management
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
2 3 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Pentaho
2 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Tableau
2 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
2 3 (37.50%) HBase
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Data Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SAS
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) ERwin
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) CA

Lead 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 3 (37.50%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Extranet
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Hive
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (37.50%) Data Lake
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (37.50%) HBase
1 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (37.50%) Pentaho
1 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ERwin
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) WF
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (50.00%) SFIA
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Data Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Security
2 3 (37.50%) Data Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
2 3 (37.50%) Metadata Management
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Visualisation
3 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CA
1 3 (37.50%) Informatica
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) Adobe