Period
to 17 June 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 June 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 30 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 266 298 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.05% 6.14% 6.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 6.41% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 189 184
Yorkshire median daily rate £545 £525 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.81% -3.58% +3.71%
10th Percentile £438 £438 £414
90th Percentile £650 £670 £662
England median daily rate £575 £570 £550
% change year-on-year +0.88% +3.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £52.50 £51.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +20.00% -19.05%

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 4,209 4,649 4,036
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 95.80% 97.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,786 3,050 2,537
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £238 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.69% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 163 155
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.45 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.78% +29.02% -8.93%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.62 £9.29
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.10 £27.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £18.64 £18.98
% change year-on-year +4.64% -1.82% -5.10%

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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +4 142 £550 +4.76% 38
South Yorkshire -11 87 £550 +4.76% 25
North Yorkshire +16 31 £450 -7.69% 12
Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 83 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (26.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (22.56%) Finance
4 52 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (18.42%) Migration
6 41 (15.41%) Microsoft
7 35 (13.16%) DevOps
8 32 (12.03%) TOGAF
8 32 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (11.65%) Enterprise Architecture
10 29 (10.90%) PaaS
10 29 (10.90%) Service Design
11 25 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (9.40%) Technical Leadership
12 24 (9.02%) Google Cloud Platform
13 21 (7.89%) Google
13 21 (7.89%) SOA
14 20 (7.52%) User Experience
14 20 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (7.52%) Microservices
15 18 (6.77%) Node.js
15 18 (6.77%) SaaS
16 17 (6.39%) Software Architecture
16 17 (6.39%) Information Security
16 17 (6.39%) Office 365
17 16 (6.02%) Java
17 16 (6.02%) Web Services
17 16 (6.02%) Retail
18 15 (5.64%) RESTful
18 15 (5.64%) BPSS Clearance

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 4 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (1.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (1.50%) CMS
2 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.75%) CICS
3 2 (0.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 71 (26.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (19.55%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (10.90%) PaaS
4 24 (9.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (6.77%) SaaS
6 17 (6.39%) Office 365
7 15 (5.64%) GitHub
8 12 (4.51%) IaaS
9 5 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.13%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.75%) Apigee
12 2 (0.75%) Azure Stack
12 2 (0.75%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.75%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.75%) Serverless
13 1 (0.38%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Flow
13 1 (0.38%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.51%) LAN
2 11 (4.14%) WAN
3 10 (3.76%) Network Security
4 9 (3.38%) Firewall
5 8 (3.01%) VoIP
5 8 (3.01%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (2.26%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.88%) ZigBee
8 4 (1.50%) Internet
8 4 (1.50%) WLAN
9 3 (1.13%) Wireless
10 2 (0.75%) DNS
11 1 (0.38%) MPLS
11 1 (0.38%) SAN
11 1 (0.38%) Skype
11 1 (0.38%) SSH
11 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.01%) NoSQL
2 6 (2.26%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.88%) Big Data
3 5 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.88%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.75%) Lumira
5 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.75%) Power BI
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.38%) Impala
6 1 (0.38%) QlikView
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.38%) Selenium
4 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (22.56%) Finance
2 16 (6.02%) Retail
3 11 (4.14%) Banking
4 5 (1.88%) Advertising
4 5 (1.88%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.50%) Local Government
6 3 (1.13%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Law
7 2 (0.75%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Military
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.77%) Node.js
2 16 (6.02%) Web Services
3 15 (5.64%) RESTful
4 14 (5.26%) CSS
4 14 (5.26%) HTML
5 9 (3.38%) JSON
6 8 (3.01%) SOAP
7 7 (2.63%) .NET
7 7 (2.63%) XML
8 4 (1.50%) Kafka
8 4 (1.50%) React
8 4 (1.50%) Spring
8 4 (1.50%) Spring Boot
8 4 (1.50%) XML Messaging
9 3 (1.13%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.13%) Middleware
9 3 (1.13%) OSGi
9 3 (1.13%) REST
10 2 (0.75%) OAuth
10 2 (0.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (7.52%) User Experience
2 12 (4.51%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.51%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.76%) Smart Meter
4 7 (2.63%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.50%) Blog
5 4 (1.50%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.13%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.13%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.13%) Robotics
6 3 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.75%) CMDB
7 2 (0.75%) IVR
7 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.75%) NHS
7 2 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.89%) Windows
2 8 (3.01%) Linux
3 5 (1.88%) Unix
4 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.38%) AIX
5 1 (0.38%) CentOS
5 1 (0.38%) Debian
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.38%) Solaris
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.20%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (18.42%) Migration
3 35 (13.16%) DevOps
4 32 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (12.03%) TOGAF
5 31 (11.65%) Enterprise Architecture
6 29 (10.90%) Service Design
7 25 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (9.40%) Technical Leadership
8 21 (7.89%) SOA
9 20 (7.52%) Microservices
10 17 (6.39%) Information Security
10 17 (6.39%) Software Architecture
11 14 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (5.26%) Web Development
12 13 (4.89%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (4.89%) Decision-Making
12 13 (4.89%) Mentoring
12 13 (4.89%) Security Architecture
13 12 (4.51%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.02%) Java
2 13 (4.89%) Python
3 8 (3.01%) SQL
4 7 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.26%) Ruby
6 3 (1.13%) COBOL
6 3 (1.13%) Scala
7 1 (0.38%) C#
7 1 (0.38%) ES6
7 1 (0.38%) Java 8
7 1 (0.38%) R
7 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (5.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 13 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.14%) CISSP
4 7 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.63%) CISM
4 7 (2.63%) Degree
5 6 (2.26%) CCNP
6 5 (1.88%) CISA
6 5 (1.88%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.13%) CCDA
7 3 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.75%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.75%) HCISPP
8 2 (0.75%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CRISC
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.51%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.38%) GDPR
3 8 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.63%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.13%) FISMA
6 3 (1.13%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.63%) Docker
3 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.50%) vSphere
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.75%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 8 (3.01%) SCCM
2 7 (2.63%) Terraform
3 5 (1.88%) Ansible
3 5 (1.88%) Puppet
4 4 (1.50%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.13%) QRadar
5 3 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.75%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.38%) CASB
Vendors
1 41 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.89%) Google
3 10 (3.76%) VMware
4 8 (3.01%) Cisco
5 7 (2.63%) Unilink
6 6 (2.26%) IBM
7 5 (1.88%) Avaya
7 5 (1.88%) Mitel
7 5 (1.88%) Oracle
7 5 (1.88%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.50%) Adobe
8 4 (1.50%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.50%) Pega
9 3 (1.13%) Citrix
9 3 (1.13%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.13%) Guidewire
9 3 (1.13%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.13%) McAfee
9 3 (1.13%) Riverbed
9 3 (1.13%) SolarWinds