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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 28 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 21 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.25% 3.04% 6.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.38% 3.25% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 8
Median daily rate £550 £484 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% +20.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £55.00 £36.13
% change year-on-year
- +52.24%

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
390 400 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.50% 93.46% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 270 125
Median daily rate £415 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.92 £10.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £19.75 £15.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Scrum
3 20 (39.22%) TDD
3 20 (39.22%) Kanban
4 19 (37.25%) Product Management
4 19 (37.25%) User Stories
5 17 (33.33%) Prototyping
6 16 (31.37%) Software Architecture
7 15 (29.41%) Java
8 10 (19.61%) Linux
8 10 (19.61%) Windows
9 9 (17.65%) Oracle
9 9 (17.65%) XML
10 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (13.73%) VMware
10 7 (13.73%) Web Services
10 7 (13.73%) SQL
10 7 (13.73%) Solaris
10 7 (13.73%) Intel
10 7 (13.73%) Middleware
10 7 (13.73%) REST
11 6 (11.76%) Feasibility Study
11 6 (11.76%) zOS
11 6 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (11.76%) CICS
11 6 (11.76%) Finance
11 6 (11.76%) DB2
11 6 (11.76%) AIX
11 6 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (11.76%) Replication

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 6 (11.76%) CICS
1 6 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) PaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) FCoE
3 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) Multicast
3 1 (1.96%) NAS
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) DB2
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.92%) Informix
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.96%) HBase
5 1 (1.96%) NonStop SQL
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) XML
2 7 (13.73%) Middleware
2 7 (13.73%) REST
2 7 (13.73%) Web Services
3 6 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (9.80%) Java EE
4 5 (9.80%) SOAP
4 5 (9.80%) WSDL
4 5 (9.80%) XSD
5 2 (3.92%) Dropwizard
5 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.96%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Replication
2 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) RIA
4 1 (1.96%) CESG
4 1 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
1 10 (19.61%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Solaris
3 6 (11.76%) AIX
3 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (11.76%) SUSE
3 6 (11.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (47.06%) Scrum
3 20 (39.22%) Kanban
3 20 (39.22%) TDD
4 19 (37.25%) Product Management
4 19 (37.25%) User Stories
5 17 (33.33%) Prototyping
6 16 (31.37%) Software Architecture
7 6 (11.76%) Feasibility Study
8 5 (9.80%) UML
9 4 (7.84%) Open Source
9 4 (7.84%) Web Development
10 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.92%) High Availability
11 2 (3.92%) Load Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Microservices
11 2 (3.92%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.92%) Target Operating Model
12 1 (1.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) Python
3 5 (9.80%) Ruby
4 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) CLAS
2 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) KVM
2 1 (1.96%) NFS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.96%) SRDF
2 1 (1.96%) Xen
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Intel
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) F5
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.96%) EMC
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.96%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Sybase
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO