Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 134 157
Rank change year-on-year -12 +23 -20
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 7 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.84% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 21
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £404 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.20% -35.36% +8.70%
10th Percentile £400 £325 £350
90th Percentile £519 £575 £675
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £500 £625
% change year-on-year -15.00% -20.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Software Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,558 2,732 3,600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.23% 84.79% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,745 1,785 2,422
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £265
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 70 105
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -5.57% +5.90%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.19 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.55 £30.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.73% -0.90% -

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
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 19 January 2018. 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 -1 7 £425 +7.39% 1
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) JSP
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) Firebug
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Hamcrest
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) Gradle
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) Microservices
4 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) XSD
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle

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 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Firebug
2 4 (57.14%) Gradle
2 4 (57.14%) Hamcrest
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Java Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Agile Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Agile Java Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) JSP
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
2 4 (57.14%) Spring MVC
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Kanban
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle