Period
to 16 September 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £543 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 26 25
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 206 309 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.12% 6.25% 6.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.40% 6.52% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 213 189
Yorkshire median daily rate £543 £545 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.46% +0.93% +2.86%
10th Percentile £438 £450 £413
90th Percentile £638 £688 £650
England median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £66.67 -
England median hourly rate £71.25 £63.66 £48.25
% change year-on-year +11.92% +31.94% +12.63%

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 3,815 4,739 4,021
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.91% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,514 3,157 2,612
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.91% +2.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 172 126
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.81 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +12.09% +3.07%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.03 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.35 £28.03
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.07% -1.58%

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 +1 135 £550 - 44
South Yorkshire -23 50 £525 - 14
North Yorkshire +12 17 £463 -7.50% 3
East Yorkshire -2 1 £525 +20.00% 1
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 50 (24.27%) Azure
2 48 (23.30%) AWS
3 46 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (19.42%) Finance
5 38 (18.45%) Migration
6 28 (13.59%) Microservices
6 28 (13.59%) Public Sector
7 27 (13.11%) DevOps
8 26 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (12.62%) SaaS
9 24 (11.65%) Microsoft
10 23 (11.17%) Retail
11 22 (10.68%) TOGAF
11 22 (10.68%) PaaS
11 22 (10.68%) IaaS
12 20 (9.71%) Enterprise Architecture
13 18 (8.74%) Information Security
13 18 (8.74%) Cisco
14 17 (8.25%) SOA
14 17 (8.25%) Java
15 16 (7.77%) Firewall
15 16 (7.77%) Data Architecture
16 15 (7.28%) GCP
17 14 (6.80%) Office 365
17 14 (6.80%) Technical Leadership
17 14 (6.80%) Network Security
17 14 (6.80%) SQL
17 14 (6.80%) Data Modelling
18 13 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (6.31%) Data Management

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 5 (2.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.46%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.97%) CICS
3 2 (0.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.49%) Unica
2 1 (0.49%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 50 (24.27%) Azure
2 48 (23.30%) AWS
3 26 (12.62%) SaaS
4 22 (10.68%) IaaS
4 22 (10.68%) PaaS
5 15 (7.28%) GCP
6 14 (6.80%) Office 365
7 10 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (3.88%) Serverless
9 4 (1.94%) Basecamp
9 4 (1.94%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.46%) Azure Stack
11 2 (0.97%) Apigee
11 2 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.97%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.97%) Boomi
11 2 (0.97%) GitHub
11 2 (0.97%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.97%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.77%) Firewall
2 14 (6.80%) Network Security
3 9 (4.37%) WAN
4 7 (3.40%) LAN
5 4 (1.94%) Internet
6 3 (1.46%) Skype
6 3 (1.46%) VPN
6 3 (1.46%) Wireless
6 3 (1.46%) WLAN
7 2 (0.97%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.97%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.97%) MPLS
7 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.49%) BGP
8 1 (0.49%) NGN
8 1 (0.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.91%) Big Data
2 6 (2.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.94%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.94%) Power BI
3 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.97%) Lumira
5 2 (0.97%) QlikView
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.49%) KNIME
6 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (3.40%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.97%) Selenium
3 2 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.49%) JUnit
4 1 (0.49%) NUnit
4 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 40 (19.42%) Finance
2 28 (13.59%) Public Sector
3 23 (11.17%) Retail
4 5 (2.43%) Advertising
4 5 (2.43%) Banking
4 5 (2.43%) Local Government
5 4 (1.94%) Games
6 3 (1.46%) Back Office
6 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.97%) Law
7 2 (0.97%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.49%) iGaming
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.83%) .NET
1 12 (5.83%) Web Services
2 10 (4.85%) RESTful
3 6 (2.91%) JSON
3 6 (2.91%) Spring
3 6 (2.91%) Spring Boot
3 6 (2.91%) XML
4 5 (2.43%) Node.js
5 4 (1.94%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.94%) REST
5 4 (1.94%) SOAP
6 3 (1.46%) Kafka
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.97%) Apache CXF
7 2 (0.97%) CSS
7 2 (0.97%) Express
7 2 (0.97%) Flask
7 2 (0.97%) OAuth
7 2 (0.97%) SAML
7 2 (0.97%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.34%) User Experience
2 8 (3.88%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.88%) Robotics
3 7 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.91%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.43%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.43%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.94%) CMDB
6 4 (1.94%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.46%) NHS
7 3 (1.46%) Online Games
8 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.97%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.83%) Windows
2 6 (2.91%) Linux
2 6 (2.91%) Unix
3 3 (1.46%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.33%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.45%) Migration
3 28 (13.59%) Microservices
4 27 (13.11%) DevOps
5 26 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (10.68%) TOGAF
7 20 (9.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 18 (8.74%) Information Security
9 17 (8.25%) SOA
10 16 (7.77%) Data Architecture
11 14 (6.80%) Data Modelling
11 14 (6.80%) Technical Leadership
12 13 (6.31%) Data Management
13 12 (5.83%) IT Strategy
14 11 (5.34%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (5.34%) Security Architecture
14 11 (5.34%) Service Design
14 11 (5.34%) Visualisation
15 9 (4.37%) Coaching
15 9 (4.37%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.25%) Java
2 14 (6.80%) SQL
3 12 (5.83%) Python
4 6 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.43%) Ruby
6 4 (1.94%) C#
7 3 (1.46%) COBOL
7 3 (1.46%) Scala
7 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.49%) ES6
8 1 (0.49%) Java 8
8 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.49%) R
8 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (4.37%) CCNP
3 8 (3.88%) CISSP
4 7 (3.40%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.43%) CISA
6 4 (1.94%) CCDA
7 3 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.46%) CISM
7 3 (1.46%) ISSAP
7 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (0.97%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.97%) CCIE
8 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.97%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.97%) Degree
8 2 (0.97%) GIAC
8 2 (0.97%) HCISPP
8 2 (0.97%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.97%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.83%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.34%) PCI DSS
3 10 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.40%) GDPR
5 3 (1.46%) FISMA
5 3 (1.46%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.97%) QA
7 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.85%) Docker
3 6 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.91%) VMware NSX
3 6 (2.91%) vSphere
4 2 (0.97%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.97%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) Kubernetes
1 8 (3.88%) SCCM
2 6 (2.91%) Ansible
2 6 (2.91%) Puppet
3 5 (2.43%) vCenter Server
3 5 (2.43%) vRealize
4 3 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.97%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.97%) Terraform
6 1 (0.49%) CASB
6 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.74%) Cisco
3 9 (4.37%) Google
4 8 (3.88%) Guidewire
4 8 (3.88%) VMware
5 6 (2.91%) Fortinet
5 6 (2.91%) MuleSoft
5 6 (2.91%) UiPath
6 5 (2.43%) Alibaba
6 5 (2.43%) Avaya
6 5 (2.43%) IBM
6 5 (2.43%) Mitel
6 5 (2.43%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.43%) Unilink
7 4 (1.94%) BiZZdesign
7 4 (1.94%) F5
7 4 (1.94%) Oracle
7 4 (1.94%) Pega
8 3 (1.46%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.46%) Riverbed