The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £620 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Lead Architect
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £620 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -12.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1296 1885 1764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.86% 96.47% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 1286 1104
Median daily rate £400 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 69 89
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £8.75 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 28 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 +2 2 £620 +24.00%
Lead Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (71.43%) Ruby
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) Social Media
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Tandem
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Django
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Java

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 4 (57.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Extranet
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Django
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Social Media
1 4 (57.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Kanban
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
1 4 (57.14%) Microservices
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet