Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 26 11
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 66 48 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.87% 7.69% 12.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.46% 8.12% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 32 67
Sheffield median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £413 £413 £458
90th Percentile £750 £688 £785
South Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 698 591 796
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.82% 94.71% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 326 560
Sheffield median daily rate £420 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +2.41% +22.96%
10th Percentile £262 £253 £274
90th Percentile £545 £575 £588
South Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 8 14
Sheffield median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - +6.12%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £25.14 £19.48
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.52 £13.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +32.23% -11.67% +21.21%

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 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Sheffield

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in Sheffield over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Architect in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (25.76%) Finance
4 16 (24.24%) Java
5 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (15.15%) Open Source
6 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (15.15%) CSS
7 8 (12.12%) Data Architecture
7 8 (12.12%) Ruby
8 7 (10.61%) HTML
8 7 (10.61%) Web Services
8 7 (10.61%) Linux
9 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 6 (9.09%) SOAP
9 6 (9.09%) Subversion
9 6 (9.09%) Spring
9 6 (9.09%) Sitecore
9 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.09%) IaaS
9 6 (9.09%) Docker
9 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.58%) DevOps
10 5 (7.58%) Play Framework
10 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (7.58%) Node.js
10 5 (7.58%) REST
10 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Alfresco
3 4 (6.06%) Documentum
3 4 (6.06%) Drupal
3 4 (6.06%) FileNet
3 4 (6.06%) Liferay
3 4 (6.06%) LiveCycle
3 4 (6.06%) LiveLink
4 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.52%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.52%) Confluence
5 1 (1.52%) SAS
5 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.09%) IaaS
3 5 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.06%) GitHub
4 4 (6.06%) PaaS
5 3 (4.55%) SaaS
6 2 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.03%) Office 365
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.52%) CloudBees
7 1 (1.52%) OpenDNS
7 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) HTTP
1 4 (6.06%) SSL
1 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) SMS
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) LAN
3 1 (1.52%) Multicast
3 1 (1.52%) NAS
3 1 (1.52%) Network Security
3 1 (1.52%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.06%) MySQL
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQLite
3 2 (3.03%) DTS
3 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.52%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.52%) HBase
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Subversion
3 3 (4.55%) Ant
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.55%) Xcode
4 2 (3.03%) AppScan
5 1 (1.52%) ERwin
5 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) CSS
2 7 (10.61%) HTML
2 7 (10.61%) Web Services
3 6 (9.09%) SOAP
3 6 (9.09%) Spring
4 5 (7.58%) .NET
4 5 (7.58%) JSON
4 5 (7.58%) Node.js
4 5 (7.58%) Play Framework
4 5 (7.58%) REST
5 4 (6.06%) Java EE
5 4 (6.06%) jQuery
5 4 (6.06%) JSR 170
5 4 (6.06%) React
5 4 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (4.55%) Apache Flex
6 3 (4.55%) Dojo
6 3 (4.55%) Ext JS
6 3 (4.55%) Sencha Touch
6 3 (4.55%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Public Cloud
1 4 (6.06%) User Experience
2 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.55%) NHS
2 3 (4.55%) Social Media
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) CESG
4 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.52%) iSeries
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Unix
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.55%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (15.15%) Open Source
3 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.12%) Data Architecture
5 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.58%) DevOps
6 5 (7.58%) Web Development
7 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.06%) Microservices
7 4 (6.06%) Scrum
7 4 (6.06%) SFIA
7 4 (6.06%) SOA
7 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (6.06%) User Stories
7 4 (6.06%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) Java
2 8 (12.12%) Ruby
3 5 (7.58%) Scala
3 5 (7.58%) SQL
4 4 (6.06%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.52%) Java 8
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) CISSP
4 2 (3.03%) CISA
4 2 (3.03%) CISM
4 2 (3.03%) CRISC
4 2 (3.03%) CSSLP
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) GIAC
4 2 (3.03%) GSSP-.NET
4 2 (3.03%) GSSP-JAVA
4 2 (3.03%) GWAPT
4 2 (3.03%) ISACA
4 2 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CITP
5 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) IISP
5 1 (1.52%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) PMO
1 3 (4.55%) PSD2
2 2 (3.03%) ISO 20022
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) GDPR
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) KVM
2 1 (1.52%) NFS
2 1 (1.52%) SRDF
2 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.03%) Nessus
1 2 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 4 (6.06%) Adobe
2 4 (6.06%) FatWire
2 4 (6.06%) IBM
2 4 (6.06%) Interwoven
2 4 (6.06%) OpenText
2 4 (6.06%) Vignette
2 4 (6.06%) Xerox
3 3 (4.55%) Google
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Sencha
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) McAfee
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) CA
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
5 1 (1.52%) Informatica
5 1 (1.52%) NetApp
5 1 (1.52%) Veritas
5 1 (1.52%) VMware