The median contractor rate for a Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
England / Yorkshire
Rank 20 17 61
Rank change year-on-year -3 +44  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 161 226 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.56% 7.96% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.80% 8.25% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 160 48
Median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £407
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £675 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £521 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.15% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £52.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year -19.52% +20.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2065 2741 2537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.55% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1822 1597
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 115 136
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -11 94 £550 +3.52% 26
South Yorkshire -8 36 £450 -10.00% 2
North Yorkshire +10 9 £550 +25.71% 5
Architect
England

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 103 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.62%) Java
3 52 (18.12%) Finance
4 48 (16.72%) Open Source
5 46 (16.03%) Scrum
6 43 (14.98%) Retail
6 43 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 41 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 36 (12.54%) SOA
9 34 (11.85%) TDD
9 34 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (11.15%) MongoDB
10 32 (11.15%) Kanban
10 32 (11.15%) JSON
11 31 (10.80%) JavaScript
12 30 (10.45%) NoSQL
12 30 (10.45%) Microservices
13 29 (10.10%) Web Services
14 28 (9.76%) Linux
14 28 (9.76%) RESTful
15 27 (9.41%) HTML
16 26 (9.06%) Spring
17 25 (8.71%) Banking
18 24 (8.36%) PHP
18 24 (8.36%) Jenkins
19 23 (8.01%) HTML5
20 22 (7.67%) JIRA
21 21 (7.32%) .NET
21 21 (7.32%) SQL Server
21 21 (7.32%) Docker

Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 16 (5.57%) Apache
2 14 (4.88%) Confluence
3 13 (4.53%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.48%) CMS
5 9 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (3.14%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.09%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.74%) IIS
7 5 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.39%) Mule
9 2 (0.70%) CICS
9 2 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.70%) Jetty
9 2 (0.70%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.35%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.35%) FileNet
10 1 (0.35%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.14%) MS Office
3 5 (1.74%) MS Project
4 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.39%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.39%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.23%) PaaS
4 10 (3.48%) IaaS
5 9 (3.14%) SaaS
6 5 (1.74%) Office 365
7 3 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.05%) CloudBees
7 3 (1.05%) GitHub
7 3 (1.05%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) G Suite
8 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.35%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.23%) Internet
2 13 (4.53%) Network Security
3 10 (3.48%) Firewall
4 9 (3.14%) OpenLDAP
5 7 (2.44%) LAN
6 6 (2.09%) HTTP
6 6 (2.09%) WAN
7 5 (1.74%) Intranet
7 5 (1.74%) SAN
8 4 (1.39%) AMQP
8 4 (1.39%) Extranet
8 4 (1.39%) MPLS
8 4 (1.39%) VPN
8 4 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.05%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.05%) LDAP
10 2 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.70%) DHCP
10 2 (0.70%) DNS
11 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.15%) MongoDB
2 30 (10.45%) NoSQL
3 21 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 19 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.18%) MySQL
6 11 (3.83%) Redis
7 9 (3.14%) Big Data
7 9 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.79%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.09%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.74%) OLAP
10 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.39%) OLTP
12 3 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.05%) QlikView
13 2 (0.70%) DB2
13 2 (0.70%) Informix
13 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (8.36%) Jenkins
2 22 (7.67%) JIRA
3 13 (4.53%) Cucumber
4 10 (3.48%) Selenium
5 7 (2.44%) JMeter
6 6 (2.09%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.05%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.70%) Maven
8 2 (0.70%) Xcode
9 1 (0.35%) FxCop
9 1 (0.35%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (18.12%) Finance
2 43 (14.98%) Retail
3 25 (8.71%) Banking
4 7 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.09%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.74%) Games
7 4 (1.39%) Advertising
7 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.39%) Marketing
8 2 (0.70%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) iGaming
9 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.15%) JSON
2 29 (10.10%) Web Services
3 28 (9.76%) RESTful
4 27 (9.41%) HTML
5 26 (9.06%) Spring
6 23 (8.01%) HTML5
7 21 (7.32%) .NET
8 20 (6.97%) REST
9 19 (6.62%) Play Framework
10 16 (5.57%) Django
11 15 (5.23%) CSS
12 14 (4.88%) CSS3
13 13 (4.53%) Middleware
13 13 (4.53%) Node.js
13 13 (4.53%) SOAP
14 12 (4.18%) XML
15 10 (3.48%) Spring Boot
16 9 (3.14%) Ajax
16 9 (3.14%) AngularJS
16 9 (3.14%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.18%) User Experience
3 10 (3.48%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.48%) NHS
3 10 (3.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (2.79%) Social Media
5 7 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.39%) Tandem
7 4 (1.39%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.05%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.05%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.76%) Linux
2 18 (6.27%) Windows
3 3 (1.05%) Solaris
3 3 (1.05%) Unix
3 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.70%) AIX
4 2 (0.70%) Android
4 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.70%) SUSE
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.70%) zOS
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.72%) Open Source
3 46 (16.03%) Scrum
4 36 (12.54%) SOA
5 34 (11.85%) TDD
6 32 (11.15%) Kanban
7 30 (10.45%) Microservices
8 20 (6.97%) UML
9 19 (6.62%) DevOps
10 18 (6.27%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (5.92%) Product Management
11 17 (5.92%) Prototyping
11 17 (5.92%) Software Architecture
12 16 (5.57%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (5.57%) TOGAF
13 15 (5.23%) Information Security
13 15 (5.23%) MVC
13 15 (5.23%) User Stories
14 13 (4.53%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (29.62%) Java
2 31 (10.80%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.36%) PHP
4 20 (6.97%) Ruby
4 20 (6.97%) SQL
5 19 (6.62%) Scala
6 11 (3.83%) C#
6 11 (3.83%) Python
7 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
7 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) C
8 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) CISSP
4 2 (0.70%) Degree
5 1 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.35%) CCIE
5 1 (0.35%) CCNA
5 1 (0.35%) CCNP
5 1 (0.35%) CCSP
5 1 (0.35%) CLAS
5 1 (0.35%) IISP
5 1 (0.35%) ISEB
5 1 (0.35%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.35%) ISSEP
5 1 (0.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.83%) QA
3 9 (3.14%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.74%) IFRS
5 5 (1.74%) IFRS 9
6 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.70%) HL7
8 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (7.32%) Docker
2 12 (4.18%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.35%) KVM
6 1 (0.35%) NFS
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.35%) SRDF
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.83%) Puppet
2 9 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.44%) Nagios
4 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.35%) Ansible
6 1 (0.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.27%) Oracle
2 18 (6.27%) Splunk
3 16 (5.57%) VMware
4 14 (4.88%) MuleSoft
5 9 (3.14%) Cisco
6 8 (2.79%) Adobe
6 8 (2.79%) Pega
6 8 (2.79%) SAP
7 6 (2.09%) Citrix
7 6 (2.09%) Cognos
8 5 (1.74%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.74%) BT
8 5 (1.74%) New Relic
9 4 (1.39%) IBM
9 4 (1.39%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.05%) Intel
11 2 (0.70%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.70%) Google
11 2 (0.70%) HP
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