The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 37 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.98% 4.78% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 5.02% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Average daily rate £425 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £400 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £450 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.81 £41.50 £44.63
% change year-on-year
+29.66% -7.00%
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
379 219 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.58% 95.22% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 138 128
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 10 February 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) SAS
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) People Management
3 4 (11.11%) ETL
3 4 (11.11%) Data Management
3 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.33%) CESG
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security
4 3 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
4 3 (8.33%) Pega
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (5.56%) Fund Management
5 2 (5.56%) Logistics
5 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.56%) Use Case

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.89%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) BGP
1 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) MPLS
1 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.78%) OSPF
1 1 (2.78%) RIP
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (2.78%) VLAN
1 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) AIX
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Solaris
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Data Management
3 4 (11.11%) ETL
3 4 (11.11%) People Management
3 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security
4 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (5.56%) Content Management
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) SABSA
5 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) CISM
1 2 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Pega
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Teradata
3 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) F5
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Juniper
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
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