The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £673 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 130 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £673 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -12.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 2060 2742 2573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.55% 95.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1824 1622
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 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 115 138
Median hourly rate £12.25 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.40% +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%  

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Yorkshire

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lead Architect in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in Yorkshire

Lead 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 Lead Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 +10 2 £620 +24.00%
North Yorkshire - 1 £725 -
Lead Architect
England

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Tandem
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Django
2 4 (50.00%) Kanban
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Scala
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB

Lead 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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Extranet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLAP
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Django
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 4 (50.00%) RESTful
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Social Media
1 4 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) BDD
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Kanban
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Microservices
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CyberArk
1 1 (12.50%) Imperva
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Qualys
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk