Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 706 772 754
Rank change year-on-year +66 -18 +17
Contract jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect 103 101 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.80% 1.67% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 53 42
England median daily rate £500 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -13.16%
10th Percentile £320 £363 £309
90th Percentile £650 £648 £657
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £48.42 - -
UK median hourly rate £48.42 - £51.00

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 5,721 6,044 7,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.98% 6.48% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,497 3,541 4,292
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 93
England median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -12.96% -1.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.62 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £57.50 £58.43
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% -7.69%

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sparx Enterprise Architect as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sparx Enterprise Architect in England

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect in England over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sparx Enterprise Architect in England

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sparx Enterprise Architect in England

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect in England over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor 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 22 August 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +56 50 £550 +37.50% 3
South East +35 25 £333 -39.55% 1
South West -19 15 £475 +15.85% 4
West Midlands +37 9 £650 +55.22% 4
Midlands +36 9 £650 +55.22% 4
North West +29 2 £550 -
North of England +17 2 £550 +25.71% 1
East of England +20 1 £450 - 1
Sparx Enterprise Architect
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 102 (99.03%) Sparx
2 45 (43.69%) UML
3 44 (42.72%) Security Cleared
4 39 (37.86%) SC Cleared
5 35 (33.98%) Data Modelling
6 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (28.16%) Linux
6 29 (28.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 28 (27.18%) TOGAF
8 25 (24.27%) Business Analysis
9 24 (23.30%) Scrum
9 24 (23.30%) C
10 23 (22.33%) JSON
11 22 (21.36%) Project Delivery
12 20 (19.42%) Physical Data Model
12 20 (19.42%) Data Architecture
13 19 (18.45%) ArchiMate
13 19 (18.45%) Logical Data Model
13 19 (18.45%) Relational Database
14 18 (17.48%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (17.48%) JIRA
14 18 (17.48%) Unix
14 18 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (17.48%) Finance
15 17 (16.50%) GeoJSON
15 17 (16.50%) Public Sector
16 16 (15.53%) Swagger
16 16 (15.53%) DevOps
16 16 (15.53%) Software Engineering
16 16 (15.53%) Jenkins

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 18 (17.48%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.77%) Confluence
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.91%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.97%) Apache
5 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.97%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) Jetty
5 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Magento
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.59%) AWS
2 13 (12.62%) Azure
3 11 (10.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (8.74%) PaaS
4 9 (8.74%) SaaS
5 8 (7.77%) IaaS
6 4 (3.88%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (2.91%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (2.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Firewall
2 3 (2.91%) Skype
3 2 (1.94%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.94%) Softphone
4 1 (0.97%) SSH
4 1 (0.97%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.45%) Relational Database
2 18 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.91%) Big Data
4 3 (2.91%) MySQL
5 2 (1.94%) Apache Ignite
5 2 (1.94%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.97%) DB2
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.97%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (17.48%) JIRA
2 16 (15.53%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.65%) Ant
3 12 (11.65%) ClearCase
3 12 (11.65%) Subversion
4 11 (10.68%) CppUnit
4 11 (10.68%) GoogleTest
4 11 (10.68%) NUnit
5 10 (9.71%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.80%) Selenium
7 6 (5.83%) Artifactory
7 6 (5.83%) ERwin
7 6 (5.83%) GitLab
7 6 (5.83%) SonarQube
7 6 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.91%) ER Studio
9 2 (1.94%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.97%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 18 (17.48%) Finance
2 17 (16.50%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.85%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.85%) Local Government
3 5 (4.85%) Police
4 4 (3.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 62 (60.19%) Architect
2 33 (32.04%) Data Architect
3 14 (13.59%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (6.80%) Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) C Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (3.88%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Salesforce Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Senior Data Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Telephony Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 3 (2.91%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.33%) JSON
2 17 (16.50%) GeoJSON
3 16 (15.53%) PostGIS
3 16 (15.53%) Swagger
4 15 (14.56%) JSON Schema
5 5 (4.85%) Middleware
5 5 (4.85%) Web Services
5 5 (4.85%) YAML
6 4 (3.88%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (2.91%) SOAP
8 2 (1.94%) .NET
8 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.94%) HTML
8 2 (1.94%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (1.94%) Kafka
9 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Thrift
9 1 (0.97%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.97%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Derivative
2 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.74%) N-Tier
3 9 (8.74%) PKI
4 8 (7.77%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.80%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.88%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.91%) User Experience
8 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.97%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.97%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.97%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.16%) Linux
2 18 (17.48%) Unix
3 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 3 (2.91%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.97%) Android
5 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.97%) CentOS
5 1 (0.97%) Debian
5 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.69%) UML
2 35 (33.98%) Data Modelling
3 29 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.16%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (27.18%) TOGAF
5 25 (24.27%) Business Analysis
6 24 (23.30%) Scrum
7 22 (21.36%) Project Delivery
8 20 (19.42%) Data Architecture
8 20 (19.42%) Physical Data Model
9 19 (18.45%) ArchiMate
9 19 (18.45%) Logical Data Model
10 16 (15.53%) DevOps
10 16 (15.53%) Software Engineering
11 15 (14.56%) Project Management
12 14 (13.59%) OO
12 14 (13.59%) Use Case
13 13 (12.62%) OOD
14 12 (11.65%) SOA
14 12 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.30%) C
2 15 (14.56%) C++
3 14 (13.59%) Python
4 3 (2.91%) Java
4 3 (2.91%) SQL
5 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.97%) Clojure
6 1 (0.97%) ClojureScript
6 1 (0.97%) Groovy
6 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.97%) Perl
6 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.97%) Ruby
6 1 (0.97%) Scala
6 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (42.72%) Security Cleared
2 39 (37.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.91%) Degree
5 3 (2.91%) ISEB
6 2 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.97%) MCSA
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Postfix
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Ansible
1 6 (5.83%) Consul
1 6 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (5.83%) Terraform
2 5 (4.85%) yum
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.91%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.97%) Puppet
4 1 (0.97%) Salt
Vendors
1 102 (99.03%) Sparx
2 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle
4 7 (6.80%) BiZZdesign
5 6 (5.83%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.83%) IBM
5 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.83%) Splunk
6 5 (4.85%) CA
7 4 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.91%) Siemens
9 2 (1.94%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.94%) SAP
9 2 (1.94%) Tableau
9 2 (1.94%) Talend
9 2 (1.94%) Temenos
10 1 (0.97%) Casewise
10 1 (0.97%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.97%) Comino
10 1 (0.97%) Hortonworks