The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Software Architecture
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 133 142
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9  
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 3 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.50% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.58% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £525 £635 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.32% +95.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -14.35% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year +4.37% +78.97%  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1697 2424 2474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.34% 86.82% 84.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1697 1719
Median daily rate £410 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +14.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 55
Median hourly rate £15.93 £17.69 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.93% +14.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £28.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Architecture in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Architecture in Yorkshire

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +16 2 £525 -21.64% 8
South Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Software Architecture
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) Product Management
4 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 10 (43.48%) User Stories
5 9 (39.13%) Prototyping
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) Kanban
6 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (34.78%) MVC
6 8 (34.78%) CSS3
6 8 (34.78%) Scala
7 7 (30.43%) Open Source
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
7 7 (30.43%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
7 7 (30.43%) REST
7 7 (30.43%) Play Framework
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (30.43%) MSMQ
7 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
7 7 (30.43%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) .NET
7 7 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (30.43%) Django

Software Architecture
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 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Liferay
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
3 6 (26.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (26.09%) MySQL
3 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
3 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Grunt
1 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
1 12 (52.17%) Technical Architect
2 11 (47.83%) Developer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) CSS
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) HTML5
3 8 (34.78%) CSS3
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 7 (30.43%) Ajax
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (30.43%) Django
4 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
4 7 (30.43%) JSON
4 7 (30.43%) MSMQ
4 7 (30.43%) Play Framework
4 7 (30.43%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (30.43%) REST
4 7 (30.43%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) RIA
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (69.57%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Product Management
3 10 (43.48%) User Stories
4 9 (39.13%) Kanban
4 9 (39.13%) Prototyping
4 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 8 (34.78%) MVC
6 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
6 7 (30.43%) Open Source
7 6 (26.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 6 (26.09%) OO
8 5 (21.74%) SOLID
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
11 2 (8.70%) BDD
11 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (8.70%) CQRS
11 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
11 2 (8.70%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Scala
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) Ruby
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) ATG
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) SAP