Period
to 19 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 20 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 295 310 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.87% 6.94% 6.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 7.18% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 230 232
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +4.95%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £425
90th Percentile £700 £653 £671
England median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
10th Percentile £46.25 - £42.50
90th Percentile £48.75 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £53.79 £49.15 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.43% +9.22% -10.00%

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 4,821 4,315 5,051
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 96.62% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,259 2,845 3,241
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £234
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 141 212
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.29% +0.96%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.50 £9.23
90th Percentile £33.75 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% -

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 -14 185 £550 +4.76% 41
South Yorkshire +5 70 £625 +2.46% 8
North Yorkshire -8 13 £463 -2.63% 2
East Yorkshire - 8 £469 - 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 63 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (18.31%) Finance
3 53 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (16.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 43 (14.58%) TOGAF
6 41 (13.90%) Migration
6 41 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (11.19%) SOA
9 30 (10.17%) SQL
10 29 (9.83%) Data Modelling
11 27 (9.15%) IaaS
11 27 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (9.15%) Web Services
12 25 (8.47%) Microservices
13 23 (7.80%) SaaS
13 23 (7.80%) PaaS
13 23 (7.80%) SQL Server
14 22 (7.46%) Windows
15 21 (7.12%) Java
16 20 (6.78%) Degree
16 20 (6.78%) Public Cloud
17 19 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (6.10%) Linux
18 18 (6.10%) Technical Architecture
18 18 (6.10%) Serverless
19 17 (5.76%) Decision-Making
19 17 (5.76%) Technical Leadership
19 17 (5.76%) Spring
19 17 (5.76%) Firewall

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 (4.75%) CMS
2 11 (3.73%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.71%) SAS
5 7 (2.37%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.68%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.68%) CICS
9 2 (0.68%) Documentum
9 2 (0.68%) Drupal
9 2 (0.68%) FileNet
9 2 (0.68%) Liferay
9 2 (0.68%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.68%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 53 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (9.15%) IaaS
4 23 (7.80%) PaaS
4 23 (7.80%) SaaS
5 18 (6.10%) Serverless
6 14 (4.75%) Amazon S3
7 12 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (3.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (3.05%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (3.05%) Office 365
11 8 (2.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (1.36%) GitHub
14 4 (1.36%) iPaaS
15 2 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.68%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.76%) Firewall
2 8 (2.71%) LAN
2 8 (2.71%) WAN
3 5 (1.69%) Internet
4 4 (1.36%) DNS
4 4 (1.36%) NAS
4 4 (1.36%) SAN
5 3 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.68%) BGP
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.68%) MPLS
6 2 (0.68%) Network Security
6 2 (0.68%) OSPF
6 2 (0.68%) VoIP
6 2 (0.68%) WLAN
7 1 (0.34%) DHCP
7 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.34%) Extranet
7 1 (0.34%) HTTP
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.73%) Big Data
3 10 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.71%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.03%) MySQL
6 6 (2.03%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.69%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.36%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (1.36%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.36%) DB2
8 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.36%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.02%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.68%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.68%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 12 (4.07%) ERwin
1 12 (4.07%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.68%) Ant
4 2 (0.68%) GCC
4 2 (0.68%) Subversion
4 2 (0.68%) Xcode
5 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.34%) YouTrack
General
1 54 (18.31%) Finance
2 16 (5.42%) Retail
3 14 (4.75%) Banking
4 7 (2.37%) Legal
4 7 (2.37%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.37%) Publishing
5 4 (1.36%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Back Office
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.15%) Web Services
2 17 (5.76%) .NET
2 17 (5.76%) Spring
3 13 (4.41%) SOAP
3 13 (4.41%) Spring Boot
4 12 (4.07%) Middleware
5 11 (3.73%) REST
5 11 (3.73%) RESTful
6 9 (3.05%) XML
7 8 (2.71%) JSON
8 7 (2.37%) J2EE
9 6 (2.03%) HTML
10 5 (1.69%) CSS
10 5 (1.69%) OAuth
10 5 (1.69%) OpenID
10 5 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (1.36%) React
12 3 (1.02%) Node.js
12 3 (1.02%) Play Framework
12 3 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.78%) Public Cloud
2 19 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.75%) Taxonomies
4 10 (3.39%) NHS
5 8 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.71%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.03%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.03%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.69%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.69%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.69%) DataPower
7 5 (1.69%) IVR
7 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.36%) Clustering
9 3 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.02%) PKI
9 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.46%) Windows
2 18 (6.10%) Linux
3 9 (3.05%) Unix
3 9 (3.05%) VMS
3 9 (3.05%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.37%) Solaris
5 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.36%) AIX
6 4 (1.36%) Android
7 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 43 (14.58%) TOGAF
4 41 (13.90%) Migration
5 34 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (11.19%) SOA
7 29 (9.83%) Data Modelling
8 27 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (8.47%) Microservices
10 18 (6.10%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (5.76%) Decision-Making
11 17 (5.76%) Mentoring
11 17 (5.76%) Technical Leadership
12 16 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.08%) Data Architecture
14 14 (4.75%) Cybersecurity
15 13 (4.41%) DevOps
15 13 (4.41%) IT Strategy
16 12 (4.07%) Security Architecture
16 12 (4.07%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.17%) SQL
2 21 (7.12%) Java
3 9 (3.05%) Python
4 8 (2.71%) Java 8
4 8 (2.71%) Ruby
5 7 (2.37%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.03%) C#
7 5 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.02%) Scala
9 2 (0.68%) C++
9 2 (0.68%) COBOL
9 2 (0.68%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.68%) Embedded C++
9 2 (0.68%) JCL
9 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.68%) VC++
10 1 (0.34%) C
10 1 (0.34%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (6.78%) Degree
2 12 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (2.71%) CISSP
4 8 (2.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.36%) CISM
7 2 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.68%) CCIE
7 2 (0.68%) CCNP
7 2 (0.68%) GIAC
8 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) CCSP
8 1 (0.34%) CEH
8 1 (0.34%) CISMP
8 1 (0.34%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.34%) SANS
8 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.03%) HL7
2 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.02%) PMO
4 3 (1.02%) QA
5 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.34%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 14 (4.75%) Docker
2 12 (4.07%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.36%) NFS
4 4 (1.36%) SRDF
4 4 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.36%) Xen
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.34%) HDFS
5 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (4.75%) Ansible
2 10 (3.39%) Terraform
3 7 (2.37%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.03%) Puppet
5 2 (0.68%) Nessus
5 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.68%) SCCM
6 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.34%) QRadar
6 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (5.42%) Oracle
2 14 (4.75%) Cisco
3 13 (4.41%) Sitecore
4 12 (4.07%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.39%) IBM
5 10 (3.39%) SAP
6 9 (3.05%) IDERA
6 9 (3.05%) VMware
7 7 (2.37%) Splunk
8 6 (2.03%) Citrix
9 5 (1.69%) Google
9 5 (1.69%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.69%) Perfecto Mobile
10 4 (1.36%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.36%) EMC
10 4 (1.36%) NetApp
11 3 (1.02%) F5
11 3 (1.02%) McAfee
11 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.68%) Sencha