The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 12 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 43 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.71% 6.76% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.17% 7.10% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 2
Median daily rate £550 £481 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.46% -12.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £495 £490
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £59.50 £66.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% -9.84%
Architect
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 338 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.49% 95.21% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 228 121
Median daily rate £409 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Sheffield region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Sheffield region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Sheffield region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 54 (49.54%) Finance
2 48 (44.04%) Oracle
3 43 (39.45%) SQL
3 43 (39.45%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (37.61%) Hadoop
5 37 (33.94%) HBase
5 37 (33.94%) Banking
6 35 (32.11%) Data Architecture
7 32 (29.36%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (28.44%) Data Modelling
9 29 (26.61%) Apache Hive
10 28 (25.69%) MongoDB
10 28 (25.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 27 (24.77%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (22.94%) ERwin
13 24 (22.02%) Informatica
13 24 (22.02%) Open Source
13 24 (22.02%) Visualisation
14 23 (21.10%) SAS
14 23 (21.10%) Unix
14 23 (21.10%) Shell Script
14 23 (21.10%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (20.18%) CA
15 22 (20.18%) Linux
15 22 (20.18%) BusinessObjects
16 21 (19.27%) Java
16 21 (19.27%) Pentaho
16 21 (19.27%) Data Visualisation
16 21 (19.27%) Tableau
17 19 (17.43%) Windows

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 23 (21.10%) SAS
2 10 (9.17%) CICS
2 10 (9.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.50%) Apache
4 6 (5.50%) IIS
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (5.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (5.50%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.59%) Apache Pig
5 5 (4.59%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.92%) Confluence
6 1 (0.92%) JBoss
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.67%) PaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) Office 365
3 1 (0.92%) IaaS
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.26%) HTTP
1 9 (8.26%) LAN
1 9 (8.26%) Multicast
1 9 (8.26%) WAN
2 8 (7.34%) FCoE
2 8 (7.34%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (7.34%) iSCSI
2 8 (7.34%) NAS
2 8 (7.34%) SAN
3 3 (2.75%) Internet
3 3 (2.75%) Network Security
4 1 (0.92%) Skype
4 1 (0.92%) SMTP
4 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (37.61%) Hadoop
2 37 (33.94%) HBase
3 32 (29.36%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (26.61%) Apache Hive
5 28 (25.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 28 (25.69%) MongoDB
6 23 (21.10%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (20.18%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (19.27%) Pentaho
9 13 (11.93%) DB2
10 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
11 9 (8.26%) Big Data
12 8 (7.34%) Data Lake
13 5 (4.59%) Data Mining
13 5 (4.59%) Sqoop
14 4 (3.67%) MySQL
15 3 (2.75%) Couchbase
15 3 (2.75%) Informix
15 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
15 3 (2.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) ERwin
2 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 54 (49.54%) Finance
2 37 (33.94%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Marketing
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Games
5 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) Middleware
2 12 (11.01%) XML
3 10 (9.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (7.34%) HTML
5 7 (6.42%) Web Services
6 6 (5.50%) Hibernate
6 6 (5.50%) J2EE
6 6 (5.50%) Rendezvous
6 6 (5.50%) XSLT
7 3 (2.75%) Dropwizard
7 3 (2.75%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.75%) REST
8 2 (1.83%) CSS
8 2 (1.83%) JMS
8 2 (1.83%) JSP
8 2 (1.83%) Servlets
8 2 (1.83%) Spring
8 2 (1.83%) Struts
9 1 (0.92%) .NET
9 1 (0.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.77%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (22.02%) Visualisation
3 16 (14.68%) Data Integration
4 11 (10.09%) Algorithms
5 10 (9.17%) Replication
6 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.59%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.75%) Clustering
8 3 (2.75%) RIA
9 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.92%) CESG
10 1 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Unix
2 22 (20.18%) Linux
3 19 (17.43%) Windows
4 18 (16.51%) Solaris
5 11 (10.09%) AIX
5 11 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (10.09%) SUSE
5 11 (10.09%) zOS
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.45%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (32.11%) Data Architecture
3 31 (28.44%) Data Modelling
4 24 (22.02%) Open Source
5 21 (19.27%) Data Visualisation
6 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (16.51%) SOA
7 18 (16.51%) TOGAF
8 14 (12.84%) Content Management
8 14 (12.84%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (11.93%) Data Transformation
9 13 (11.93%) Logical Data Model
9 13 (11.93%) Physical Data Model
10 10 (9.17%) Data Management
10 10 (9.17%) Feasibility Study
10 10 (9.17%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (7.34%) Benchmarking
11 8 (7.34%) Information Management
11 8 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (7.34%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.45%) SQL
2 23 (21.10%) Shell Script
3 21 (19.27%) Java
4 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.59%) C++
5 5 (4.59%) Python
6 3 (2.75%) HiveQL
7 1 (0.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.92%) CISSP
4 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) COBIT
1 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
2 8 (7.34%) KVM
2 8 (7.34%) NFS
2 8 (7.34%) SRDF
2 8 (7.34%) Xen
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (44.04%) Oracle
2 24 (22.02%) Informatica
3 22 (20.18%) CA
4 21 (19.27%) Tableau
5 18 (16.51%) Intel
5 18 (16.51%) VMware
6 13 (11.93%) Cisco
7 8 (7.34%) EMC
7 8 (7.34%) IBM
7 8 (7.34%) NetApp
7 8 (7.34%) Sybase
8 6 (5.50%) DataSynapse
8 6 (5.50%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.75%) F5
9 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.83%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.83%) Google
10 2 (1.83%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.83%) Pega
10 2 (1.83%) Vitria