Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 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.

Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 677 441 677
Rank change year-on-year -236 +236 +151
Contract jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect 71 55 119
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.86% 3.03% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 70
10th Percentile £500 £402 £320
25th Percentile £513 £438 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £519
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.20% +9.21%
75th Percentile £738 £700 £625
90th Percentile £775 £788 £689
UK median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
10th Percentile £37.36 " "
25th Percentile £41.05 " £45.13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £48.42
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.26% -
75th Percentile £55.00 " £52.73
90th Percentile £63.20 " £53.34
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £48.42
% change year-on-year -10.00% +3.26% -

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 3,826 1,817 5,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.68% 6.77% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,481 1,173 3,392
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
25th Percentile £413 £403 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £606 £588
90th Percentile £725 £725 £662
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 13 72
10th Percentile £17.75 £13.87 £11.26
25th Percentile £24.58 £32.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £24.85
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +101.23% +6.00%
75th Percentile £63.00 £57.17 £53.75
90th Percentile £70.63 £61.06 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £24.70
% change year-on-year -5.26% +92.35% +5.35%

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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 -196 35 £725 +31.82% 1
South West -42 19 £525 +12.00% 8
North of England -75 7 £725 +26.09%
North West -56 6 £725 +26.09%
Yorkshire -45 1 £725 -
West Midlands -67 1 - -
Midlands -83 1 - -
East of England - 1 £600 - 2
Sparx Enterprise Architect
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 70 (98.59%) Sparx
2 30 (42.25%) Data Modelling
3 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (35.21%) UML
5 24 (33.80%) Finance
5 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
6 18 (25.35%) SC Cleared
7 17 (23.94%) TOGAF
7 17 (23.94%) ArchiMate
8 16 (22.54%) Public Sector
8 16 (22.54%) Metadata
9 15 (21.13%) SQL
10 13 (18.31%) Scrum
11 12 (16.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (16.90%) Social Skills
12 11 (15.49%) Logical Data Model
13 10 (14.08%) Degree
14 9 (12.68%) Migration
14 9 (12.68%) Data Migration
14 9 (12.68%) Reference Data
14 9 (12.68%) JIRA
14 9 (12.68%) NIST
15 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
15 8 (11.27%) Data Architecture
15 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
15 8 (11.27%) Project Management
16 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
16 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (9.86%) Physical Data Model
16 7 (9.86%) TOGAF Certification

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 4 (5.63%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Maple
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Maximo
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Azure
2 4 (5.63%) AWS
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Miro
4 1 (1.41%) npm
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.82%) GSM
1 2 (2.82%) MPLS
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) Metadata
2 8 (11.27%) RDBMS
2 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.23%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.82%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) JIRA
2 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.41%) ER Studio
4 1 (1.41%) ERwin
4 1 (1.41%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.41%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) webpack
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 16 (22.54%) Public Sector
3 12 (16.90%) Social Skills
4 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.04%) Electronics
5 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.04%) Marketing
6 4 (5.63%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (4.23%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.82%) Billing
8 2 (2.82%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.41%) Law
9 1 (1.41%) Legal
9 1 (1.41%) Military
9 1 (1.41%) Police
Job Titles
1 50 (70.42%) Architect
2 17 (23.94%) Data Architect
3 11 (15.49%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (14.08%) Security Architect
5 9 (12.68%) Data Modeller
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Systems Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Information Architect
9 3 (4.23%) Information Security Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Azure Architect
10 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Security Technical Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.41%) BSS Solutions Architect
11 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
11 1 (1.41%) Finance Modeller
11 1 (1.41%) Identity Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
1 6 (8.45%) Web Services
2 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Core
2 5 (7.04%) JSON
2 5 (7.04%) Vue.js
3 4 (5.63%) .NET Core
3 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (5.63%) GraphQL
3 4 (5.63%) MFC
3 4 (5.63%) React
3 4 (5.63%) XML
4 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.41%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.41%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.41%) Pandas
4 1 (1.41%) REST
4 1 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Reference Data
2 6 (8.45%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) Equities
5 1 (1.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Data Modelling
2 28 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.21%) UML
4 17 (23.94%) ArchiMate
4 17 (23.94%) TOGAF
5 13 (18.31%) Scrum
6 12 (16.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (15.49%) Logical Data Model
8 9 (12.68%) Data Migration
8 9 (12.68%) Migration
9 8 (11.27%) Data Architecture
9 8 (11.27%) Project Management
10 7 (9.86%) Physical Data Model
10 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.45%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (8.45%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 6 (8.45%) OO
11 6 (8.45%) Use Case
11 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (8.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) C#
2 5 (7.04%) C++
2 5 (7.04%) TypeScript
3 4 (5.63%) C
3 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.63%) VC++
4 3 (4.23%) Python
5 2 (2.82%) SHACL
5 2 (2.82%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) Degree
4 7 (9.86%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (4.23%) CISM
6 3 (4.23%) CISMP
6 3 (4.23%) CISSP
7 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) NIST
2 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 1 (1.41%) NCSC
3 1 (1.41%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.41%) RMADS
Vendors
1 70 (98.59%) Sparx
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) SAP
3 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.41%) BMC
4 1 (1.41%) Databricks
4 1 (1.41%) Google
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) Remedy
4 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow