Period
to 27 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sparx products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sparx over the 6 months to 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sparx Systems.

Sparx
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 167 136 233
Rank change year-on-year -31 +97 +24
Contract jobs citing Sparx 4 1 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.042% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
10th Percentile £646 " "
25th Percentile £697 £575 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £750 £600 £425
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +41.18% -12.82%
75th Percentile £775 £625 £441
90th Percentile " " £541
Central London median daily rate £750 £538 £425
% change year-on-year +39.53% +26.47% -10.76%

Sparx is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,176 916 2,537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.49% 38.12% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 639 1,948
10th Percentile £362 £298 £283
25th Percentile £433 £409 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £628 £575 £588
90th Percentile £713 £658 £650
Central London median daily rate £528 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +8.21% -2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 54
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £12.50 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.63 £18.70 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -21.79% -7.65% +4.52%
75th Percentile £24.11 £27.16 £22.89
90th Percentile £27.33 £45.32 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% - +1.27%

Sparx
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Sparx as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Sparx in the City of London

Sparx
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sparx in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Sparx in the City of London

Sparx
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sparx in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sparx in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Sparx also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Sparx.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Architecture Roadmap
1 4 (100.00%) NIST
1 4 (100.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Public Sector
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management

Sparx
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Information Architect
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 4 (100.00%) Architecture Roadmap
1 4 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 4 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) NIST
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Salesforce.com