Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 19 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 307 378 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.95% 6.97% 5.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.19% 7.24% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 250 299
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £419 £425 £400
90th Percentile £681 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £538 £520
% change year-on-year +2.33% +3.37% +1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £49.08 £44.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +10.90% -11.50% +20.26%

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 4268 5218 5915
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.22% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2833 3350 3937
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 202 318
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £28.75 £28.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -3 210 £525 - 31
South Yorkshire +1 57 £610 +14.29% 6
North Yorkshire +8 16 £463 +15.63% 3
Humberside - 1 £545 -
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 75 (24.43%) Finance
2 73 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (17.26%) Data Modelling
4 48 (15.64%) Microsoft
5 47 (15.31%) SOA
6 45 (14.66%) TOGAF
6 45 (14.66%) Data Architecture
7 41 (13.36%) Java
8 38 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (11.40%) SaaS
10 34 (11.07%) PaaS
11 32 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
12 31 (10.10%) Data Integration
13 29 (9.45%) Oracle
13 29 (9.45%) IT Strategy
14 28 (9.12%) Service Design
14 28 (9.12%) Microservices
15 27 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (8.47%) SQL
16 26 (8.47%) Project Management
17 25 (8.14%) IaaS
17 25 (8.14%) Open Source
17 25 (8.14%) Data Quality
18 24 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (7.82%) DevOps
18 24 (7.82%) Windows
19 22 (7.17%) JavaScript
19 22 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (7.17%) Retail
19 22 (7.17%) Enterprise Software

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 7 (2.28%) SAS
2 4 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (0.98%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (0.98%) IIS
3 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.65%) Apache
4 2 (0.65%) CMS
4 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Mule
5 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
5 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.33%) Primavera
3 1 (0.33%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.33%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (11.40%) SaaS
3 34 (11.07%) PaaS
4 25 (8.14%) IaaS
5 24 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (2.93%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (2.93%) Office 365
7 7 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.30%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.65%) Heroku
10 1 (0.33%) Akamai
10 1 (0.33%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.54%) DNS
2 12 (3.91%) Firewall
3 6 (1.95%) Extranet
3 6 (1.95%) Intranet
3 6 (1.95%) Skype
4 5 (1.63%) WAN
5 4 (1.30%) SAN
5 4 (1.30%) SMS
6 3 (0.98%) DHCP
6 3 (0.98%) VPN
7 2 (0.65%) DMZ
7 2 (0.65%) MPLS
7 2 (0.65%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.65%) Network Security
7 2 (0.65%) SMTP
8 1 (0.33%) BGP
8 1 (0.33%) DMVPN
8 1 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.33%) HSRP
8 1 (0.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.56%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.26%) OLAP
5 9 (2.93%) Big Data
6 8 (2.61%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.61%) OLTP
6 8 (2.61%) Pentaho
7 7 (2.28%) Apache Hive
7 7 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.28%) Data Lake
7 7 (2.28%) MySQL
7 7 (2.28%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.95%) HBase
8 6 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.63%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.95%) ERwin
1 6 (1.95%) Jenkins
1 6 (1.95%) WebDriver
2 5 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.63%) Selenium
3 4 (1.30%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.33%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (24.43%) Finance
2 22 (7.17%) Retail
3 14 (4.56%) Banking
4 4 (1.30%) Marketing
5 3 (0.98%) Games
5 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.65%) Local Government
6 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) iGaming
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.54%) Web Services
2 14 (4.56%) RESTful
3 13 (4.23%) .NET
3 13 (4.23%) REST
4 11 (3.58%) HTML
5 9 (2.93%) J2EE
6 8 (2.61%) CSS
7 7 (2.28%) Middleware
7 7 (2.28%) Node.js
7 7 (2.28%) SAML
8 6 (1.95%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.95%) jQuery
8 6 (1.95%) React
8 6 (1.95%) SOAP
9 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.63%) CSS3
9 5 (1.63%) JSP
9 5 (1.63%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (1.63%) Spring
9 5 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.17%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (6.51%) Reference Data
3 15 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.89%) NHS
4 13 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.91%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.26%) PKI
6 10 (3.26%) User Experience
7 7 (2.28%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.95%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.98%) Blog
10 3 (0.98%) Clustering
10 3 (0.98%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.82%) Windows
2 18 (5.86%) Linux
3 17 (5.54%) Unix
4 7 (2.28%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.65%) Android
7 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.26%) Data Modelling
3 47 (15.31%) SOA
4 45 (14.66%) Data Architecture
4 45 (14.66%) TOGAF
5 32 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
6 31 (10.10%) Data Integration
7 29 (9.45%) IT Strategy
8 28 (9.12%) Microservices
8 28 (9.12%) Service Design
9 27 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (8.47%) Project Management
11 25 (8.14%) Open Source
12 24 (7.82%) DevOps
13 21 (6.84%) Change Management
13 21 (6.84%) Lean Six Sigma
13 21 (6.84%) Migration
13 21 (6.84%) Six Sigma
13 21 (6.84%) Technical Architecture
14 20 (6.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.36%) Java
2 26 (8.47%) SQL
3 22 (7.17%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.26%) C#
5 8 (2.61%) Python
5 8 (2.61%) Ruby
6 6 (1.95%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.30%) Scala
8 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.98%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.65%) ABAP
9 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (4.56%) Degree
2 10 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.30%) CISSP
5 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.65%) CCSP
6 2 (0.65%) IISP
6 2 (0.65%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.65%) ISSEP
6 2 (0.65%) MCSD
6 2 (0.65%) SSCP
7 1 (0.33%) CISA
7 1 (0.33%) CISM
7 1 (0.33%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.33%) MCSA
7 1 (0.33%) MCSE
7 1 (0.33%) SANS
7 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.14%) Data Quality
2 12 (3.91%) QA
3 7 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.95%) GDPR
4 6 (1.95%) HL7
5 5 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.65%) SLA
7 1 (0.33%) GCP
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.33%) PSD2
7 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (5.54%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.65%) Docker
5 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.65%) XenApp
5 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.65%) XenServer
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.30%) Puppet
1 4 (1.30%) SCCM
2 2 (0.65%) EdgeSight
2 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.33%) vRealize
3 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (15.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.45%) Oracle
3 19 (6.19%) VMware
4 9 (2.93%) IBM
4 9 (2.93%) Informatica
4 9 (2.93%) MuleSoft
5 7 (2.28%) Cisco
5 7 (2.28%) Dell
5 7 (2.28%) Tableau
6 6 (1.95%) CA
7 5 (1.63%) Google
7 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.30%) Apigee
8 4 (1.30%) SAP
8 4 (1.30%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.98%) Adobe
9 3 (0.98%) Citrix
10 2 (0.65%) AppSense
10 2 (0.65%) NetApp