The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 35 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 16 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.78% 3.24% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 3.33% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
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£481 £408 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% -18.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £485 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.15 £60.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-28.08% +56.86%
Architect
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 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
392 300 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 92.67% 97.09% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 177 139
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £184 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 35
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £12.50 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.05 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 11 £511 +36.26% 1
Doncaster - 3 £425 - 1
Rotherham - 1 - -
Architect
Yorkshire

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Data Architecture
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Teradata
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) UNIX
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 3 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (11.11%) Clustering
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) GoldenSource
5 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Microservices
6 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) CICS
2 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) AMQP
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.70%) DMZ
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) DB2
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ERwin
General
1 7 (25.93%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.41%) Kafka
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) XSD
3 1 (3.70%) JMS
3 1 (3.70%) WSDL
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Data Architecture
2 3 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
2 3 (11.11%) CRM
2 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 3 (11.11%) SOA
2 3 (11.11%) Data Management
2 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) Microservices
3 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) X++
2 1 (3.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SnapMirror
1 1 (3.70%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Teradata
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) GoldenSource
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Cognos
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Software AG
5 1 (3.70%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Intel
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) VMware