Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 23 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 306 302 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.19% 7.09% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% 7.30% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 205 345
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £544 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.49% +3.62% +9.38%
10th Percentile £438 £419 £413
90th Percentile £688 £656 £735
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
England median hourly rate £45.97 £35.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +31.33% -26.32% +18.75%

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 4,744 4,135 5,589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 97.11% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,159 2,658 3,748
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 129 170
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.56 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.35% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.63 £8.90 £8.96
90th Percentile £42.73 £29.03 £31.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.83%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -17 184 £530 -2.75% 42
South Yorkshire +13 83 £525 -12.50% 6
North Yorkshire +2 14 £494 -10.23% 3
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 80 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (17.65%) Java
3 49 (16.01%) Finance
4 48 (15.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 47 (15.36%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (13.07%) TOGAF
7 37 (12.09%) Microservices
8 36 (11.76%) SOA
9 35 (11.44%) Web Services
10 34 (11.11%) Migration
11 31 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 29 (9.48%) REST
13 28 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (9.15%) Spring
13 28 (9.15%) SOAP
13 28 (9.15%) Data Modelling
14 26 (8.50%) Docker
14 26 (8.50%) Open Source
15 24 (7.84%) Oracle
15 24 (7.84%) Firewall
15 24 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (7.19%) Degree
16 22 (7.19%) ITIL
17 21 (6.86%) Windows
17 21 (6.86%) Cisco
17 21 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (6.54%) Puppet
18 20 (6.54%) Public Cloud
18 20 (6.54%) Jenkins
19 19 (6.21%) Technical Architecture

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 11 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.61%) Apache
4 7 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.31%) Alfresco
5 4 (1.31%) Documentum
5 4 (1.31%) Drupal
5 4 (1.31%) FileNet
5 4 (1.31%) Liferay
5 4 (1.31%) LiveCycle
5 4 (1.31%) LiveLink
5 4 (1.31%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.98%) CMS
7 2 (0.65%) SAS
7 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.36%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.21%) IaaS
4 17 (5.56%) PaaS
5 15 (4.90%) Serverless
6 14 (4.58%) SaaS
7 13 (4.25%) Office 365
8 10 (3.27%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (2.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (2.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (1.31%) GitHub
14 3 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.98%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.98%) Trello
15 2 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
15 2 (0.65%) Amazon Glacier
15 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.84%) Firewall
2 9 (2.94%) VPN
2 9 (2.94%) WAN
3 8 (2.61%) HTTP
3 8 (2.61%) Network Security
4 7 (2.29%) LAN
5 6 (1.96%) MPLS
6 5 (1.63%) Wireless
7 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.98%) Internet
8 3 (0.98%) Skype
8 3 (0.98%) SMS
8 3 (0.98%) SSL
9 2 (0.65%) BGP
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.65%) DNS
9 2 (0.65%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.65%) OSPF
9 2 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 13 (4.25%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (3.59%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.27%) MySQL
5 9 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.61%) Big Data
7 6 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.63%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.63%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.31%) OLAP
10 3 (0.98%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (0.98%) Redis
10 3 (0.98%) SQLite
11 2 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.65%) Power BI
11 2 (0.65%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 20 (6.54%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.63%) Subversion
3 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.98%) Ant
4 3 (0.98%) ERwin
4 3 (0.98%) JIRA
4 3 (0.98%) Xcode
5 2 (0.65%) AppScan
6 1 (0.33%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.33%) FxCop
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
6 1 (0.33%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (16.01%) Finance
2 14 (4.58%) Retail
3 11 (3.59%) Banking
3 11 (3.59%) Publishing
4 5 (1.63%) Legal
5 3 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.65%) Back Office
6 2 (0.65%) Billing
6 2 (0.65%) Marketing
6 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.44%) Web Services
2 29 (9.48%) REST
3 28 (9.15%) SOAP
3 28 (9.15%) Spring
4 18 (5.88%) .NET
5 16 (5.23%) Node.js
6 15 (4.90%) Spring Boot
7 13 (4.25%) HTML
8 10 (3.27%) CSS
9 9 (2.94%) XML
10 8 (2.61%) HTML5
11 7 (2.29%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (2.29%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.29%) JSON
11 7 (2.29%) RESTful
12 6 (1.96%) jQuery
12 6 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (1.63%) Kafka
13 5 (1.63%) Play Framework
13 5 (1.63%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.54%) Public Cloud
2 17 (5.56%) NHS
3 15 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.59%) Reference Data
5 9 (2.94%) DataPower
6 7 (2.29%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.63%) User Experience
9 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.31%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.31%) Social Media
10 3 (0.98%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) EPoS
11 2 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.86%) Windows
2 16 (5.23%) Linux
3 13 (4.25%) Android
3 13 (4.25%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.94%) VMS
5 8 (2.61%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.63%) Unix
7 3 (0.98%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.65%) Solaris
9 1 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 40 (13.07%) TOGAF
4 37 (12.09%) Microservices
5 36 (11.76%) SOA
6 34 (11.11%) Migration
7 28 (9.15%) Data Modelling
7 28 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (8.50%) Open Source
9 24 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (7.19%) ITIL
11 21 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (6.21%) Mentoring
12 19 (6.21%) Technical Architecture
13 17 (5.56%) DevOps
13 17 (5.56%) Scrum
14 16 (5.23%) Data Architecture
15 15 (4.90%) SDLC
16 14 (4.58%) Translating Business Requirements
17 13 (4.25%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.65%) Java
2 17 (5.56%) SQL
3 16 (5.23%) Java 8
4 12 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.94%) PHP
6 8 (2.61%) Ruby
7 5 (1.63%) C#
7 5 (1.63%) Python
7 5 (1.63%) Scala
8 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.33%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.33%) C
10 1 (0.33%) ES6
10 1 (0.33%) Go
10 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.33%) SOQL
10 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (7.19%) Degree
2 19 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.59%) CISSP
5 10 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.94%) CISM
7 8 (2.61%) CCNP
8 7 (2.29%) CCNA
8 7 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.96%) CISA
10 5 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.31%) GIAC
11 4 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.98%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.65%) CCDE
13 2 (0.65%) CEH
13 2 (0.65%) CRISC
13 2 (0.65%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.27%) HL7
2 9 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.61%) SLA
4 7 (2.29%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.63%) PMO
7 3 (0.98%) FISMA
7 3 (0.98%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.65%) GCP
8 2 (0.65%) GDPR
9 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 26 (8.50%) Docker
2 9 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.96%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.98%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.33%) KVM
6 1 (0.33%) NFS
6 1 (0.33%) SRDF
6 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (6.54%) Puppet
2 19 (6.21%) Ansible
3 15 (4.90%) Kubernetes
4 10 (3.27%) Nessus
5 8 (2.61%) Terraform
6 4 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.65%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.65%) OpenView
7 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.65%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (7.84%) Oracle
2 21 (6.86%) Cisco
3 17 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.90%) IBM
5 13 (4.25%) VMware
6 11 (3.59%) McAfee
7 7 (2.29%) CyberArk
7 7 (2.29%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.96%) SAP
8 6 (1.96%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.63%) Citrix
10 4 (1.31%) Adobe
10 4 (1.31%) F5
10 4 (1.31%) FatWire
10 4 (1.31%) Interwoven
10 4 (1.31%) Juniper
10 4 (1.31%) OpenText
10 4 (1.31%) Vignette
10 4 (1.31%) Xerox
11 3 (0.98%) Splunk