The median contractor rate for a Senior Architect was £675 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Senior Architect
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 127 137
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Architect 1 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.050% 0.65% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.67% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 0
Median daily rate £675 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £563 £525
% change year-on-year -2.22% +7.14%  
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 1945 2669 2814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.67% 96.25% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1828 1885
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 61 114
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +17.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Architect in Yorkshire

Senior Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Architect in Yorkshire

Senior 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 Senior Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South Yorkshire 0 1 £675 -6.89% 1
Senior Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Architect in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 7 (63.64%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) Domain Models
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Struts
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

Senior 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) REST
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) FMCG
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Domain Models
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Product Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001