Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Software Architecture
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 160 169
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 -19
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 7 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.52% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 9
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £625 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -3.85% +68.83%
10th Percentile £375 £425 £313
90th Percentile £600 £728 £690
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £535 £650
% change year-on-year +2.80% -17.69% +68.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2458 3488 3538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.52% 86.51% 85.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 2395 2399
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +1.71%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £243
90th Percentile £550 £570 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 52 74
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £14.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.07% -16.27% +8.75%
10th Percentile £8.41 £10.20 £8.81
90th Percentile £29.08 £23.93 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.90% -6.45% +3.33%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in West Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in West Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Architecture in West Yorkshire

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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 +13 6 £550 -12.00%
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Scala
3 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) Django
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (71.43%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) Open Source
3 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
3 5 (71.43%) Play Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
4 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 4 (57.14%) MySQL
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Kanban
4 4 (57.14%) Product Management
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring

Software Architecture
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) Django
3 5 (71.43%) JSON
3 5 (71.43%) Play Framework
3 5 (71.43%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) Java SE
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Product Management
3 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) CQRS
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Scala
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP