Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Architect was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 27 July 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.

Technical Architect
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 115 124
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 57 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.01% 1.59% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.65% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 56
West Yorkshire median daily rate £545 £600 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.17% +25.00% -4.00%
10th Percentile £485 £411 £338
90th Percentile £598 £688 £688
Yorkshire median daily rate £545 £538 £480
% change year-on-year +1.40% +11.98% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 2766 3944 3954
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.43% 96.52% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1871 2695 2622
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +1.45%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £230
90th Percentile £545 £553 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 102 144
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £12.10 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.53% -11.00% +4.58%
10th Percentile £9.25 £8.50 £8.90
90th Percentile £29.07 £19.51 £37.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

Technical Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architect in West Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architect in West Yorkshire

Technical Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architect in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architect in West Yorkshire

Technical 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 Technical Architect within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 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 +11 46 £545 -9.17% 4
Bradford +13 8 £578 +0.43%
Technical Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, Technical 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 Technical Architect in the job title.

1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) TOGAF
3 16 (28.07%) Java
3 16 (28.07%) Open Source
4 15 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 15 (26.32%) Data Quality
5 13 (22.81%) JSON
5 13 (22.81%) Reference Data
5 13 (22.81%) Data Modelling
5 13 (22.81%) NHS
6 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
7 11 (19.30%) Data Architecture
7 11 (19.30%) Scala
7 11 (19.30%) Python
8 10 (17.54%) Degree
8 10 (17.54%) RESTful
9 9 (15.79%) Play Framework
9 9 (15.79%) JIRA
9 9 (15.79%) Data Integration
9 9 (15.79%) Ruby
10 8 (14.04%) TDD
10 8 (14.04%) Scrum
10 8 (14.04%) HTML
10 8 (14.04%) Django
10 8 (14.04%) Kanban
10 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
10 8 (14.04%) HTML5
11 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
11 7 (12.28%) User Stories

Technical 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 6 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) Mule
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Network Security
1 1 (1.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.53%) Riak
4 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
4 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) JIRA
2 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.02%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.02%) Retail
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) JSON
2 10 (17.54%) RESTful
3 9 (15.79%) Play Framework
4 8 (14.04%) Django
4 8 (14.04%) HTML
4 8 (14.04%) HTML5
5 7 (12.28%) Flask
6 5 (8.77%) .NET
6 5 (8.77%) Spring
7 4 (7.02%) Ajax
7 4 (7.02%) CSS
7 4 (7.02%) CSS3
7 4 (7.02%) REST
7 4 (7.02%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.51%) J2EE
8 2 (3.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) NHS
1 13 (22.81%) Reference Data
2 7 (12.28%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Social Media
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) TOGAF
3 16 (28.07%) Open Source
4 15 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 13 (22.81%) Data Modelling
6 11 (19.30%) Data Architecture
7 9 (15.79%) Data Integration
8 8 (14.04%) Kanban
8 8 (14.04%) Scrum
8 8 (14.04%) TDD
9 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.28%) Data Management
9 7 (12.28%) Microservices
9 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (12.28%) User Stories
10 6 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (8.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (8.77%) Mathematics
11 5 (8.77%) Project Management
11 5 (8.77%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) Java
2 11 (19.30%) Python
2 11 (19.30%) Scala
3 9 (15.79%) Ruby
4 4 (7.02%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Master's Degree
3 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.51%) HL7
4 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.75%) QA
4 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Ansible
2 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.02%) Puppet
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Sitecore