Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £610 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Architect
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 45 72 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 6.77% 7.56% 6.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.02% 8.02% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 54
Sheffield median daily rate £610 £534 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.67% +26.51%
10th Percentile £450 £475 £391
90th Percentile £755 £739 £714
South Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £534 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.67% +24.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Sheffield
Contract vacancies in Sheffield with a recognized job title 641 898 721
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 94.23% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 598 511
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £195 £263 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 38
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.30 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.37% +8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.15 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.59 £21.18
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.87 £12.75
% change year-on-year +0.87% +16.63% -15.00%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Architect in Sheffield

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in Sheffield

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Sheffield

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (31.11%) Data Architecture
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) Unix
2 12 (26.67%) Open Source
3 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
4 10 (22.22%) RESTful
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
4 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
5 9 (20.00%) DevOps
5 9 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) Oracle
6 8 (17.78%) Analytics
7 7 (15.56%) Big Data
7 7 (15.56%) Data Strategy
7 7 (15.56%) Linux
7 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (15.56%) Hadoop
7 7 (15.56%) Information Assurance
8 6 (13.33%) Data Integration
8 6 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
8 6 (13.33%) Pentaho
8 6 (13.33%) Ruby
8 6 (13.33%) QA

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 6 (13.33%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Akamai
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) DMZ
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.22%) SMS
3 1 (2.22%) SMTP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 7 (15.56%) Big Data
2 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (15.56%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.33%) Apache Hive
3 6 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (13.33%) Data Lake
3 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.33%) HBase
3 6 (13.33%) Pentaho
3 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.89%) MySQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) ERwin
2 5 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.89%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) RESTful
2 6 (13.33%) React
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) Angular 2
3 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 5 (11.11%) CSS
3 5 (11.11%) HTML
3 5 (11.11%) J2EE
3 5 (11.11%) JSP
3 5 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (8.89%) CSS3
4 4 (8.89%) HTML5
4 4 (8.89%) jQuery
4 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.22%) Memcached
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.22%) REST
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Unix
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (6.67%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (31.11%) Data Architecture
2 12 (26.67%) Open Source
3 11 (24.44%) Data Modelling
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
5 9 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (20.00%) DevOps
6 8 (17.78%) Analytics
7 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (15.56%) Data Strategy
7 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (15.56%) Information Assurance
8 6 (13.33%) Data Governance
8 6 (13.33%) Data Integration
8 6 (13.33%) Data Management
8 6 (13.33%) Data Security
8 6 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (13.33%) Metadata Management
8 6 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (13.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Java
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) Python
4 6 (13.33%) Ruby
4 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (4.44%) CCSP
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (4.44%) CISSP
1 2 (4.44%) IISP
1 2 (4.44%) ISSAP
1 2 (4.44%) ISSEP
1 2 (4.44%) SSCP
2 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) XenApp
1 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) EdgeSight
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) CA
2 6 (13.33%) Informatica
2 6 (13.33%) Tableau
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) MuleSoft
4 2 (4.44%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) hybris
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Pega
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe
5 1 (2.22%) AppSense
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Samsung
5 1 (2.22%) VMware