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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Sparx Enterprise Architect skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sparx Enterprise Architect over the 6 months to 18 May 2022 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.

Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 643 556 563
Rank change year-on-year -87 +7 +213
Contract jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect 107 73 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.79% 2.53% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 56 34
10th Percentile £525 £559 £514
25th Percentile £559 £634 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £725 £593
Median % change year-on-year -6.90% +22.26% +31.78%
75th Percentile £738 £775 £644
90th Percentile £844 £788 £686
UK median daily rate £675 £725 £581
% change year-on-year -6.90% +24.89% +29.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
10th Percentile £51.78 £35.80 -
25th Percentile £54.25 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate £58.98 £46.25 -
Median % change year-on-year +27.51% - -
75th Percentile £65.00 £57.31 -
90th Percentile £65.90 £63.73 -
UK median hourly rate £58.98 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year +27.51% - -

Sparx Enterprise Architect is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,833 2,880 3,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.45% 6.32% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,526 1,819 2,151
10th Percentile £381 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
75th Percentile £663 £610 £613
90th Percentile £761 £703 £713
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 39 45
10th Percentile £16.01 £13.50 £13.31
25th Percentile £20.93 £17.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate £29.25 £29.00 £28.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.85% +3.57% -6.67%
75th Percentile £51.50 £58.75 £47.50
90th Percentile £62.75 £66.70 £56.90
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £36.75 £27.75
% change year-on-year -8.17% +32.43% -17.68%

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sparx Enterprise Architect as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sparx Enterprise Architect in England

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect in England.

Daily rate trend for Sparx Enterprise Architect in England

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Sparx Enterprise Architect in England

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect in England.

Hourly rate trend for Sparx Enterprise Architect in England

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect in England over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Sparx Enterprise Architect in England

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 18 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -109 59 £668 -7.93% 2
Midlands -29 15 £675 -6.90%
West Midlands -30 15 £675 -6.90%
South West -31 14 £618 -14.83% 2
North West -37 10 £676 -6.76%
North of England -48 10 £676 -6.76%
East of England -28 3 £550 -1.79%
South East -38 1 £300 -
Sparx Enterprise Architect
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect 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 England region with a requirement for Sparx Enterprise Architect.

1 99 (92.52%) Sparx
2 65 (60.75%) Data Modelling
3 46 (42.99%) Social Skills
4 43 (40.19%) TOGAF
5 35 (32.71%) Data Architecture
6 33 (30.84%) Finance
7 30 (28.04%) Agile
8 27 (25.23%) Security Cleared
9 26 (24.30%) UML
10 25 (23.36%) ArchiMate
11 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (22.43%) Data Analysis
11 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (21.50%) SC Cleared
12 23 (21.50%) TOGAF Certification
13 19 (17.76%) ERwin
14 18 (16.82%) Logical Data Model
14 18 (16.82%) Relational Database
15 17 (15.89%) Physical Data Model
15 17 (15.89%) Public Sector
16 13 (12.15%) Metadata
16 13 (12.15%) Oracle
16 13 (12.15%) Data Integration
16 13 (12.15%) Data Management
16 13 (12.15%) Scrum
17 12 (11.21%) MS Visio
17 12 (11.21%) Analytics
18 11 (10.28%) IT Strategy
18 11 (10.28%) SQL
18 11 (10.28%) QA

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (4.67%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) AWS
2 7 (6.54%) Snowflake
3 3 (2.80%) Collibra
3 3 (2.80%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.87%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (1.87%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.93%) Azure
5 1 (0.93%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Intranet
1 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.15%) Metadata
3 10 (9.35%) Big Data
3 10 (9.35%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (8.41%) Data Lake
5 7 (6.54%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.67%) Metadata Repository
6 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.80%) Power BI
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.87%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.93%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.93%) MySQL
9 1 (0.93%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) ERwin
2 5 (4.67%) PowerDesigner
3 4 (3.74%) JIRA
4 2 (1.87%) ER Studio
4 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) NUnit
4 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
General
1 46 (42.99%) Social Skills
2 33 (30.84%) Finance
3 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (15.89%) Public Sector
5 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.80%) Law
7 2 (1.87%) Electronics
7 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.87%) Marketing
7 2 (1.87%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.87%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.87%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Military
8 1 (0.93%) Police
Job Titles
1 66 (61.68%) Architect
2 31 (28.97%) Data Architect
3 25 (23.36%) Data Modeller
4 13 (12.15%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (10.28%) Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Data Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Data Business Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Business Solution Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Designer
9 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Security Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (2.80%) Telecoms Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Telecoms Designer
10 2 (1.87%) Domain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.48%) JSON
2 4 (3.74%) Velocity
3 3 (2.80%) .NET
3 3 (2.80%) REST
4 2 (1.87%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.87%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.87%) GraphQL
4 2 (1.87%) Spring
4 2 (1.87%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.87%) Vue.js
4 2 (1.87%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) Kafka
5 1 (0.93%) Keras
5 1 (0.93%) OpenCV
5 1 (0.93%) Pandas
5 1 (0.93%) PyTorch
5 1 (0.93%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.93%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.93%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Reference Data
2 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.67%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.74%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.74%) User Experience
5 2 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.87%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (60.75%) Data Modelling
2 43 (40.19%) TOGAF
3 35 (32.71%) Data Architecture
4 30 (28.04%) Agile
5 26 (24.30%) UML
6 25 (23.36%) ArchiMate
7 24 (22.43%) Data Analysis
7 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (16.82%) Logical Data Model
9 17 (15.89%) Physical Data Model
10 13 (12.15%) Data Integration
10 13 (12.15%) Data Management
10 13 (12.15%) Scrum
11 12 (11.21%) Analytics
12 11 (10.28%) Architecture Roadmap
12 11 (10.28%) IT Strategy
13 10 (9.35%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (9.35%) Workshop Facilitation
14 9 (8.41%) Kanban
14 9 (8.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.28%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) C#
2 3 (2.80%) Java
2 3 (2.80%) R
3 2 (1.87%) C
3 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.87%) Python
3 2 (1.87%) TypeScript
4 1 (0.93%) C++
4 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.93%) SHACL
4 1 (0.93%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) Security Cleared
2 23 (21.50%) SC Cleared
2 23 (21.50%) TOGAF Certification
3 9 (8.41%) Degree
4 3 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.93%) MBA
5 1 (0.93%) MBCS
5 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.74%) IFRS
2 4 (3.74%) IFRS 17
3 3 (2.80%) Def Stans
3 3 (2.80%) NIST
4 2 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.93%) ISO 20022
Vendors
1 99 (92.52%) Sparx
2 13 (12.15%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) Workday
4 4 (3.74%) SAP
5 3 (2.80%) Okta
5 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.87%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (1.87%) Casewise
6 2 (1.87%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.87%) Software AG
7 1 (0.93%) Civica
7 1 (0.93%) IDERA
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.93%) Netezza
7 1 (0.93%) Refinitiv
7 1 (0.93%) Remedy