Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 22 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 302 284 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.13% 6.69% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 6.89% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 207 272
Yorkshire median daily rate £540 £526 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.76% +0.10% +5.00%
10th Percentile £450 £421 £425
90th Percentile £700 £675 £700
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £46.25 - £42.50
90th Percentile £63.09 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £55.00 £60.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +39.53% +2.38%

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 4,739 4,119 5,399
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 97.03% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,158 2,700 3,515
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 126 187
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.63 £14.10 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.82% +1.33% +3.57%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.35
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.75 £29.55
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 October 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
West Yorkshire -18 190 £550 +1.10% 45
South Yorkshire +12 60 £550 -9.84% 21
North Yorkshire +4 17 £500 +8.11% 12
East Yorkshire - 8 £469 - 3
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 60 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (18.21%) Finance
3 54 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (16.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 43 (14.24%) TOGAF
6 41 (13.58%) Migration
7 38 (12.58%) Java
8 33 (10.93%) SOA
8 33 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 30 (9.93%) Web Services
10 29 (9.60%) IaaS
11 28 (9.27%) Degree
11 28 (9.27%) Data Modelling
12 24 (7.95%) .NET
12 24 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (7.95%) Public Cloud
12 24 (7.95%) PaaS
12 24 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (7.28%) SaaS
13 22 (7.28%) Microservices
13 22 (7.28%) SQL
14 21 (6.95%) Windows
14 21 (6.95%) SOAP
15 20 (6.62%) Oracle
15 20 (6.62%) Cisco
15 20 (6.62%) Spring
15 20 (6.62%) Docker
15 20 (6.62%) REST
15 20 (6.62%) Computer Science
15 20 (6.62%) Serverless

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 14 (4.64%) CMS
2 11 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (3.31%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.32%) Alfresco
5 4 (1.32%) Documentum
5 4 (1.32%) Drupal
5 4 (1.32%) FileNet
5 4 (1.32%) Liferay
5 4 (1.32%) LiveCycle
5 4 (1.32%) LiveLink
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.99%) Apache
6 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.66%) CICS
7 2 (0.66%) SAS
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (10.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (9.60%) IaaS
4 24 (7.95%) PaaS
5 22 (7.28%) SaaS
6 20 (6.62%) Serverless
7 13 (4.30%) Amazon S3
8 12 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
10 10 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (2.98%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (2.98%) Office 365
12 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.32%) GitHub
13 4 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (1.32%) iPaaS
14 3 (0.99%) Trello
15 2 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.66%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.63%) Firewall
2 6 (1.99%) WAN
3 5 (1.66%) LAN
4 3 (0.99%) DNS
4 3 (0.99%) NAS
4 3 (0.99%) SAN
5 2 (0.66%) BGP
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.66%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.66%) MPLS
5 2 (0.66%) Network Security
5 2 (0.66%) OSPF
5 2 (0.66%) SMS
5 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.33%) Extranet
6 1 (0.33%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) Internet
6 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.98%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (2.98%) MySQL
4 8 (2.65%) Big Data
4 8 (2.65%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.99%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.66%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
8 3 (0.99%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.99%) Redis
8 3 (0.99%) SQLite
9 2 (0.66%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 15 (4.97%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.64%) ERwin
3 9 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.99%) Ant
5 3 (0.99%) JIRA
5 3 (0.99%) Subversion
5 3 (0.99%) Xcode
6 2 (0.66%) AppScan
6 2 (0.66%) GCC
7 1 (0.33%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.33%) FxCop
7 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.33%) Selenium
7 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.33%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.33%) YouTrack
General
1 55 (18.21%) Finance
2 17 (5.63%) Retail
3 12 (3.97%) Publishing
4 10 (3.31%) Banking
5 7 (2.32%) Legal
5 7 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.99%) Law
7 2 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.93%) Web Services
2 24 (7.95%) .NET
3 21 (6.95%) SOAP
4 20 (6.62%) REST
4 20 (6.62%) Spring
5 12 (3.97%) Spring Boot
6 7 (2.32%) CSS
6 7 (2.32%) HTML
6 7 (2.32%) XML
7 6 (1.99%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (1.66%) jQuery
8 5 (1.66%) JSON
8 5 (1.66%) Kafka
8 5 (1.66%) Middleware
8 5 (1.66%) Node.js
8 5 (1.66%) RESTful
9 4 (1.32%) Java EE
9 4 (1.32%) JSR 170
10 3 (0.99%) Apache Flex
10 3 (0.99%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.95%) Public Cloud
2 20 (6.62%) Computer Science
3 16 (5.30%) NHS
4 11 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.64%) Taxonomies
5 10 (3.31%) Reference Data
6 7 (2.32%) DataPower
6 7 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.66%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.66%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.32%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.32%) User Experience
9 3 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.99%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.99%) EPoS
9 3 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.66%) Clustering
10 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.95%) Windows
2 12 (3.97%) Linux
3 11 (3.64%) VMS
4 10 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.66%) Android
5 5 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.66%) Unix
6 4 (1.32%) Solaris
7 2 (0.66%) zOS
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (16.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 43 (14.24%) TOGAF
4 41 (13.58%) Migration
5 33 (10.93%) SOA
6 28 (9.27%) Data Modelling
7 24 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (7.28%) Microservices
9 19 (6.29%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (5.63%) Mentoring
11 16 (5.30%) ITIL
11 16 (5.30%) Open Source
11 16 (5.30%) Service Delivery
12 14 (4.64%) Data Architecture
13 13 (4.30%) Business Analysis
14 12 (3.97%) Infrastructure Management
14 12 (3.97%) IT Strategy
14 12 (3.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.58%) Java
2 22 (7.28%) SQL
3 12 (3.97%) Java 8
4 9 (2.98%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.99%) Ruby
6 5 (1.66%) C#
6 5 (1.66%) Python
7 4 (1.32%) PHP
7 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.99%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.66%) C++
9 2 (0.66%) COBOL
9 2 (0.66%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.66%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.66%) JCL
9 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.66%) Scala
9 2 (0.66%) VC++
10 1 (0.33%) Go
10 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (9.27%) Degree
2 14 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.65%) CISSP
6 7 (2.32%) CCNA
6 7 (2.32%) CCNP
7 5 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.32%) CISM
9 3 (0.99%) GIAC
9 3 (0.99%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.66%) CCIE
10 2 (0.66%) CISA
10 2 (0.66%) CRISC
10 2 (0.66%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.66%) ISACA
10 2 (0.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.31%) HL7
2 8 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.66%) PMO
3 5 (1.66%) SLA
4 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.99%) QA
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 20 (6.62%) Docker
2 9 (2.98%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.99%) NFS
4 3 (0.99%) SRDF
4 3 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (0.99%) Xen
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) KVM
5 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.96%) Ansible
2 14 (4.64%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.64%) Puppet
3 12 (3.97%) Terraform
4 4 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.32%) Nessus
5 3 (0.99%) SCCM
6 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 20 (6.62%) Cisco
1 20 (6.62%) Oracle
2 15 (4.97%) Sitecore
3 14 (4.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.97%) IBM
4 12 (3.97%) SAP
5 10 (3.31%) VMware
6 9 (2.98%) IDERA
7 6 (1.99%) Citrix
7 6 (1.99%) Splunk
8 5 (1.66%) McAfee
9 4 (1.32%) Adobe
9 4 (1.32%) F5
9 4 (1.32%) FatWire
9 4 (1.32%) Google
9 4 (1.32%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.32%) OpenText
9 4 (1.32%) Vignette
9 4 (1.32%) Xerox
10 3 (0.99%) MuleSoft