The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Technical Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Technical Architecture over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Technical Architecture
England / Yorkshire
Rank 115 116 126
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Contract jobs citing Technical Architecture 12 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.82% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.01% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 1
Median daily rate £425 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.72% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £489 £475
% change year-on-year -1.53% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 - £49.50

Technical 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 1781 2280 2161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.45% 80.97% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1542 1396
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Technical Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Architecture in Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Architecture in Yorkshire

Technical Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Architecture in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Architecture in Yorkshire

Technical 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 Technical Architecture within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 +4 9 £375 -34.78% 2
South Yorkshire -3 2 £425 - 2
North Yorkshire +7 1 £550 +15.78% 1
Technical Architecture
England

Technical Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Technical 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 Technical Architecture.

1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Java
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) PHP
3 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (31.58%) Nagios
4 6 (31.58%) JMeter
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Apache
4 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
4 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) OpenLDAP
4 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (31.58%) Open Source
4 6 (31.58%) Splunk
4 6 (31.58%) Redis
4 6 (31.58%) Docker
4 6 (31.58%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 5 (26.32%) NHS
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) High Availability
7 2 (10.53%) CSS3
7 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5

Technical Architecture
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 6 (31.58%) Apache
1 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (31.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JMeter
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) C# Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Architect
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) JSTL
2 2 (10.53%) Sass
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
1 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
1 8 (42.11%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
1 6 (31.58%) Splunk
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) VMware