The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Architect
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 25 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 25 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.67% 3.38% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 3.56% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 4
Median daily rate £525 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £525 £450
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 £42.75 £52.50 £49.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +6.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
426 477 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.60% 94.83% 96.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 327 211
Median daily rate £400 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £11.58 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.57 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Architect Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +10 22 £550 +11.67% 7
Doncaster -2 2 £401 -19.75% 1
Architect
Yorkshire

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) Scrum
3 21 (37.50%) TDD
3 21 (37.50%) Kanban
3 21 (37.50%) Product Management
3 21 (37.50%) User Stories
4 19 (33.93%) Software Architecture
5 18 (32.14%) Prototyping
6 14 (25.00%) Java
7 9 (16.07%) Windows
8 8 (14.29%) Oracle
8 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.50%) Ruby
9 7 (12.50%) Python
10 6 (10.71%) Web Services
10 6 (10.71%) XML
10 6 (10.71%) Finance
11 5 (8.93%) VMware
11 5 (8.93%) QA
11 5 (8.93%) Web Development
11 5 (8.93%) Java EE
11 5 (8.93%) XSD
11 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
11 5 (8.93%) SQL
11 5 (8.93%) UML
11 5 (8.93%) WSDL
11 5 (8.93%) SOAP
11 5 (8.93%) Middleware
11 5 (8.93%) REST
12 4 (7.14%) Open Source

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 3 (5.36%) CICS
1 3 (5.36%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) DataSynapse
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (1.79%) FCoE
1 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
1 1 (1.79%) MPLS
1 1 (1.79%) Multicast
1 1 (1.79%) NAS
1 1 (1.79%) SAN
1 1 (1.79%) VPN
1 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.36%) DB2
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.79%) HBase
4 1 (1.79%) NonStop SQL
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Web Services
1 6 (10.71%) XML
2 5 (8.93%) Java EE
2 5 (8.93%) Middleware
2 5 (8.93%) REST
2 5 (8.93%) SOAP
2 5 (8.93%) WSDL
2 5 (8.93%) XSD
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) .NET
5 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.79%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) CESG
3 1 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Solaris
3 3 (5.36%) AIX
3 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.36%) SUSE
3 3 (5.36%) zOS
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (53.57%) Scrum
3 21 (37.50%) Kanban
3 21 (37.50%) Product Management
3 21 (37.50%) TDD
3 21 (37.50%) User Stories
4 19 (33.93%) Software Architecture
5 18 (32.14%) Prototyping
6 5 (8.93%) UML
6 5 (8.93%) Web Development
7 4 (7.14%) Open Source
7 4 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (5.36%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (5.36%) Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.57%) Microservices
9 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (12.50%) Python
2 7 (12.50%) Ruby
3 5 (8.93%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.79%) CCIE
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CISSP
4 1 (1.79%) CLAS
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) KVM
2 1 (1.79%) NFS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.79%) SRDF
2 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Intel
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase
6 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
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