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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 12 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 41 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.38% 8.00% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.99% 8.56% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 2
Median daily rate £540 £523 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £490
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 £59.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-22.26% -2.45%
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
373 257 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.43% 93.45% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 163 110
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 22
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 £8.50 £9.34 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.95 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 55 (51.40%) Finance
2 46 (42.99%) Oracle
3 44 (41.12%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (38.32%) Hadoop
5 40 (37.38%) SQL
6 38 (35.51%) Banking
6 38 (35.51%) Data Architecture
6 38 (35.51%) HBase
7 32 (29.91%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (28.97%) Data Modelling
9 29 (27.10%) Apache Hive
9 29 (27.10%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (26.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 27 (25.23%) MongoDB
12 25 (23.36%) ERwin
13 24 (22.43%) Informatica
13 24 (22.43%) Visualisation
13 24 (22.43%) Open Source
14 23 (21.50%) Unix
14 23 (21.50%) Shell Script
14 23 (21.50%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (20.56%) CA
15 22 (20.56%) BusinessObjects
15 22 (20.56%) SAS
16 21 (19.63%) Pentaho
16 21 (19.63%) Data Visualisation
16 21 (19.63%) Tableau
17 20 (18.69%) Java
18 19 (17.76%) TOGAF

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 22 (20.56%) SAS
2 8 (7.48%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.54%) Apache
3 7 (6.54%) IIS
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 7 (6.54%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.61%) CICS
4 6 (5.61%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (4.67%) Apache Pig
5 5 (4.67%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) PaaS
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) LAN
1 10 (9.35%) Multicast
1 10 (9.35%) WAN
2 9 (8.41%) FCoE
2 9 (8.41%) Fibre Channel
2 9 (8.41%) HTTP
2 9 (8.41%) iSCSI
2 9 (8.41%) NAS
2 9 (8.41%) SAN
3 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) Network Security
4 1 (0.93%) Skype
4 1 (0.93%) SMTP
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (38.32%) Hadoop
2 38 (35.51%) HBase
3 32 (29.91%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (27.10%) Apache Hive
5 28 (26.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 27 (25.23%) MongoDB
7 23 (21.50%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (20.56%) BusinessObjects
9 21 (19.63%) Pentaho
10 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
11 9 (8.41%) DB2
12 8 (7.48%) Big Data
13 7 (6.54%) Data Lake
14 5 (4.67%) Data Mining
14 5 (4.67%) Sqoop
15 3 (2.80%) OLAP
16 2 (1.87%) Informix
16 2 (1.87%) MySQL
16 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
16 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (23.36%) ERwin
2 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 55 (51.40%) Finance
2 38 (35.51%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Marketing
3 3 (2.80%) Retail
3 3 (2.80%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Games
4 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.89%) Middleware
2 11 (10.28%) XML
3 9 (8.41%) HTML
4 7 (6.54%) Rendezvous
4 7 (6.54%) Web Services
4 7 (6.54%) XSLT
5 6 (5.61%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.61%) J2EE
5 6 (5.61%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.87%) CSS
6 2 (1.87%) Dropwizard
6 2 (1.87%) JMS
6 2 (1.87%) JSP
6 2 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.87%) REST
6 2 (1.87%) Servlets
6 2 (1.87%) Spring
6 2 (1.87%) Struts
7 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.93%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.10%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (22.43%) Visualisation
3 13 (12.15%) Data Integration
4 11 (10.28%) Algorithms
5 9 (8.41%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.61%) Replication
7 4 (3.74%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.87%) Clustering
8 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.87%) RIA
9 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.93%) CESG
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Unix
2 17 (15.89%) Linux
3 16 (14.95%) Windows
4 15 (14.02%) Solaris
5 7 (6.54%) AIX
5 7 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.54%) SUSE
5 7 (6.54%) zOS
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (35.51%) Data Architecture
3 31 (28.97%) Data Modelling
4 24 (22.43%) Open Source
5 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (19.63%) Data Visualisation
7 19 (17.76%) TOGAF
8 17 (15.89%) SOA
9 16 (14.95%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (13.08%) Content Management
11 13 (12.15%) Data Transformation
11 13 (12.15%) Logical Data Model
11 13 (12.15%) Physical Data Model
12 10 (9.35%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (8.41%) Benchmarking
13 9 (8.41%) Data Management
13 9 (8.41%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (7.48%) Data Security
14 8 (7.48%) Information Management
14 8 (7.48%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.38%) SQL
2 23 (21.50%) Shell Script
3 20 (18.69%) Java
4 16 (14.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.67%) C++
5 5 (4.67%) Python
6 3 (2.80%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.87%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) CISSP
3 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) COBIT
1 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.41%) Hyper-V
2 9 (8.41%) KVM
2 9 (8.41%) NFS
2 9 (8.41%) SRDF
2 9 (8.41%) Xen
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (42.99%) Oracle
2 24 (22.43%) Informatica
3 22 (20.56%) CA
4 21 (19.63%) Tableau
5 15 (14.02%) Intel
5 15 (14.02%) VMware
6 13 (12.15%) Cisco
7 9 (8.41%) EMC
7 9 (8.41%) NetApp
7 9 (8.41%) Sybase
8 8 (7.48%) IBM
9 7 (6.54%) DataSynapse
9 7 (6.54%) TIBCO
10 4 (3.74%) Pega
11 3 (2.80%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.87%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.87%) F5
12 2 (1.87%) Google
12 2 (1.87%) Vitria
13 1 (0.93%) NetCracker