The median contractor rate for a Architect was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 14 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 33 55 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 9.14% 12.39% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.57% 12.94% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 6
Median daily rate £488 £675 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.77% +44.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £800 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £522 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.96 £52.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year -31.50% +12.90%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 345 425 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 95.57% 95.72% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 285 159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Median hourly rate £16.24 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.96% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £17.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield that featured Architect in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Scrum
3 13 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (15.38%) Web Services
4 8 (15.38%) Java EE
4 8 (15.38%) Product Management
4 8 (15.38%) User Stories
4 8 (15.38%) Open Source
4 8 (15.38%) Prototyping
5 7 (13.46%) Pega
5 7 (13.46%) Software Architecture
5 7 (13.46%) Kanban
5 7 (13.46%) TDD
5 7 (13.46%) Windows
6 6 (11.54%) XML
6 6 (11.54%) XSD
6 6 (11.54%) Oracle
6 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
6 6 (11.54%) SOAP
6 6 (11.54%) Finance
6 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (11.54%) REST
7 5 (9.62%) QA
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
7 5 (9.62%) WSDL
7 5 (9.62%) Adobe
7 5 (9.62%) Middleware
7 5 (9.62%) UML

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 (11.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (7.69%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) CICS
3 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.92%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.92%) Documentum
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) FileNet
4 1 (1.92%) Liferay
4 1 (1.92%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) LDAP
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) DMZ
3 1 (1.92%) FCoE
3 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) Multicast
3 1 (1.92%) NAS
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.92%) HBase
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Maven
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
5 2 (3.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Java EE
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 6 (11.54%) REST
2 6 (11.54%) SOAP
2 6 (11.54%) XML
2 6 (11.54%) XSD
3 5 (9.62%) Middleware
3 5 (9.62%) WSDL
4 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.77%) Angular 2
5 3 (5.77%) jQuery
5 3 (5.77%) JSR 170
5 3 (5.77%) React
6 2 (3.85%) HTML
6 2 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.92%) .NET
7 1 (1.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.92%) J2EE
7 1 (1.92%) Rendezvous
7 1 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (1.92%) CESG
2 1 (1.92%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Solaris
3 2 (3.85%) AIX
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.85%) SUSE
3 2 (3.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Scrum
3 8 (15.38%) Open Source
3 8 (15.38%) Product Management
3 8 (15.38%) Prototyping
3 8 (15.38%) User Stories
4 7 (13.46%) Kanban
4 7 (13.46%) Software Architecture
4 7 (13.46%) TDD
5 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 5 (9.62%) UML
6 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 4 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (5.77%) Personalization
7 3 (5.77%) Presales
7 3 (5.77%) SEO
7 3 (5.77%) Web Development
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) PHP
3 2 (3.85%) Python
3 2 (3.85%) Ruby
4 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.92%) CCSP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CLAS
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) IISP
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.92%) ISSEP
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.92%) KVM
2 1 (1.92%) NFS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.92%) SRDF
2 1 (1.92%) Xen
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Pega
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Adobe
4 4 (7.69%) BT
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) IBM
5 3 (5.77%) Intel
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) SAP
6 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) OpenText
7 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.92%) Sybase
7 1 (1.92%) Vignette
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