The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.06% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £538 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £445 £406
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +9.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.44 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+19.27% -47.60%
Software Architecture
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
382 388 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.96% 87.19% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 304 107
Median daily rate £450 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.35 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.67% -19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.40 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Architecture across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
2 14 (73.68%) Product Management
3 13 (68.42%) Kanban
3 13 (68.42%) User Stories
3 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 13 (68.42%) Prototyping
4 7 (36.84%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) Python
5 6 (31.58%) Ruby
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) PHP
7 4 (21.05%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) OOD
7 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) Laravel
7 4 (21.05%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (21.05%) Symfony
8 3 (15.79%) Web Development
8 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 3 (15.79%) RESTful
8 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration

Software Architecture
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
2 11 (57.89%) Technical Architect
3 8 (42.11%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) CodeIgniter
2 4 (21.05%) Laravel
2 4 (21.05%) Symfony
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
5 1 (5.26%) Java SE
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Fintech
1 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Product Management
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 13 (68.42%) Kanban
3 13 (68.42%) Prototyping
3 13 (68.42%) Scrum
3 13 (68.42%) User Stories
4 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) OOD
5 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Microservices
7 1 (5.26%) OOP
7 1 (5.26%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Ruby
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Zend