Period
to 28 May 2020

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £595 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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.

Architect
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 168 261 304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.92% 5.84% 6.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.30% 6.11% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 195 199
Median daily rate £595 £545 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.17% +3.81% -1.64%
10th Percentile £462 £438 £438
90th Percentile £675 £650 £670
England median daily rate £600 £575 £563
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £53.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% -33.96% +24.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,023 4,271 4,656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 95.59% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,259 2,824 3,080
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £239 £250 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 186 168
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -3.31% +25.73%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.00 £9.73
90th Percentile £31.38 £34.25 £41.76
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.51
% change year-on-year +10.26% +5.38% -2.61%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Architect in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Architect in Yorkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Architect in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Architect in Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Architect in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Architect in Yorkshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +29 133 £585 +6.36% 11
South Yorkshire -6 20 £600 +9.09% 2
North Yorkshire -15 10 £638 +41.67% 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 42 (25.00%) AWS
2 40 (23.81%) Public Sector
3 39 (23.21%) Azure
4 34 (20.24%) Java
5 33 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (19.64%) TOGAF
6 32 (19.05%) Migration
7 27 (16.07%) Finance
8 25 (14.88%) ERP
9 24 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 23 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
11 22 (13.10%) Project Delivery
12 21 (12.50%) Python
12 21 (12.50%) Data Architecture
13 20 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
14 19 (11.31%) Security Cleared
14 19 (11.31%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
15 18 (10.71%) GitHub
16 17 (10.12%) Git (software)
16 17 (10.12%) Oracle
17 16 (9.52%) User Experience
17 16 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
18 15 (8.93%) Identity Access Management
18 15 (8.93%) Microservices
18 15 (8.93%) DevOps
18 15 (8.93%) SQL
19 14 (8.33%) Retail

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.60%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
5 1 (0.60%) CMS
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.98%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 42 (25.00%) AWS
2 39 (23.21%) Azure
3 18 (10.71%) GitHub
4 13 (7.74%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (7.74%) Amazon S3
4 13 (7.74%) SaaS
5 12 (7.14%) GCP
6 9 (5.36%) IaaS
7 7 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (4.17%) PaaS
8 6 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (2.98%) Amazon Cognito
9 5 (2.98%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (2.98%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.98%) Serverless
10 4 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (2.38%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (2.38%) Office 365
11 3 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.98%) Firewall
1 5 (2.98%) Network Security
2 2 (1.19%) IPv6
2 2 (1.19%) SAN
2 2 (1.19%) X.509
3 1 (0.60%) BGP
3 1 (0.60%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) HSRP
3 1 (0.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) IPv4
3 1 (0.60%) ISDN
3 1 (0.60%) OSPF
3 1 (0.60%) Skype
3 1 (0.60%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.60%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (0.60%) VLAN
3 1 (0.60%) VoIP
3 1 (0.60%) VPN
3 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.31%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (7.14%) Big Data
3 9 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.17%) Apache Hive
5 7 (4.17%) Flink
5 7 (4.17%) HBase
6 6 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 5 (2.98%) Data Lake
8 4 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.79%) Power BI
10 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.19%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (1.19%) MySQL
10 2 (1.19%) SAP HANA
10 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 14 (8.33%) GitLab
3 6 (3.57%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.60%) Snyk
General
1 40 (23.81%) Public Sector
2 27 (16.07%) Finance
3 14 (8.33%) Retail
4 9 (5.36%) Banking
4 9 (5.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.19%) Billing
5 2 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.74%) PySpark
2 12 (7.14%) Kafka
3 11 (6.55%) JSON
4 8 (4.76%) Node.js
5 6 (3.57%) SAML
6 5 (2.98%) OAuth
6 5 (2.98%) OpenID
6 5 (2.98%) Web Services
7 4 (2.38%) J2EE
7 4 (2.38%) RESTful
7 4 (2.38%) Spring
7 4 (2.38%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.79%) REST
9 2 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.19%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.19%) Apache CXF
9 2 (1.19%) JSP
9 2 (1.19%) Servlets
9 2 (1.19%) SOAP
9 2 (1.19%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.52%) User Experience
2 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.36%) Data Structures
3 9 (5.36%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.98%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.38%) NHS
7 3 (1.79%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.19%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Online Games
9 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.57%) Linux
2 4 (2.38%) Unix
3 3 (1.79%) Windows
4 2 (1.19%) Android
4 2 (1.19%) VMS
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (19.64%) TOGAF
2 32 (19.05%) Migration
3 25 (14.88%) ERP
4 24 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 23 (13.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (13.10%) Project Delivery
7 21 (12.50%) Data Architecture
8 20 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
9 18 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (9.52%) Continuous Deployment
11 15 (8.93%) DevOps
11 15 (8.93%) Identity Access Management
11 15 (8.93%) Microservices
12 14 (8.33%) Architectural Design
13 13 (7.74%) SOA
14 12 (7.14%) Analytics
14 12 (7.14%) TDD
15 11 (6.55%) Data Ingestion
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.24%) Java
2 21 (12.50%) Python
3 15 (8.93%) SQL
4 11 (6.55%) Go
5 8 (4.76%) Kotlin
6 7 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.17%) Perl
6 7 (4.17%) Scala
7 4 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.19%) Java 8
9 1 (0.60%) COBOL
9 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (11.31%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.74%) Degree
3 8 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.57%) Master's Degree
4 6 (3.57%) NVQ Level 4
4 6 (3.57%) Postgraduate
5 5 (2.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (1.79%) CISM
7 3 (1.79%) CISSP
8 2 (1.19%) CISA
8 2 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.60%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.60%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.60%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.19%) FISMA
3 2 (1.19%) GDPR
3 2 (1.19%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.17%) Docker
2 7 (4.17%) HDFS
3 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.36%) Terraform
3 7 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (1.79%) Ansible
4 3 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.79%) Puppet
5 2 (1.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.60%) QRadar
6 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.60%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.12%) Oracle
3 10 (5.95%) SAP
4 7 (4.17%) Tableau
5 6 (3.57%) Databricks
6 3 (1.79%) Cisco
6 3 (1.79%) IBM
6 3 (1.79%) Sparx
7 2 (1.19%) Avaya
7 2 (1.19%) BiZZdesign
7 2 (1.19%) Citrix
7 2 (1.19%) Confluent
7 2 (1.19%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.19%) Okta
7 2 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.19%) Siebel
7 2 (1.19%) VMware
8 1 (0.60%) Alibaba
8 1 (0.60%) D-Link
8 1 (0.60%) MuleSoft