Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £610 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 30 35
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 40 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.94% 5.78% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 6.12% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 40
Sheffield median daily rate £610 £550 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.91% +13.70% +20.94%
10th Percentile £450 £425 £388
90th Percentile £750 £690 £741
South Yorkshire median daily rate £610 £550 £475
% change year-on-year +10.91% +15.79% +16.56%
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 644 834 828
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 94.45% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 557 591
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £213 £258 £249
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 42
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.66 £16.61 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.37% +23.02% -6.90%
10th Percentile £13.20 £10.25 £9.33
90th Percentile £39.48 £34.35 £18.98
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.48 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year +34.28% +17.31% -13.33%

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 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) Data Architecture
3 11 (27.50%) Open Source
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) Unix
4 10 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (25.00%) RESTful
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (25.00%) DevOps
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
6 8 (20.00%) Information Assurance
6 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle
7 7 (17.50%) Information Security
8 6 (15.00%) Mac OS X
8 6 (15.00%) Web Services
8 6 (15.00%) Linux
8 6 (15.00%) Python
8 6 (15.00%) Ruby
8 6 (15.00%) Analytics
8 6 (15.00%) React
9 5 (12.50%) SFIA
9 5 (12.50%) Angular 2
9 5 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (12.50%) Big Data
9 5 (12.50%) AngularJS

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 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Akamai
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) DHCP
2 4 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (10.00%) SMTP
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) Network Security
4 2 (5.00%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (12.50%) Big Data
2 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (10.00%) Data Lake
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.00%) HBase
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (10.00%) Pentaho
3 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) ERwin
2 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Games
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) RESTful
2 6 (15.00%) React
2 6 (15.00%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) Angular 2
3 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) J2EE
3 5 (12.50%) JSP
3 5 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (10.00%) CSS3
4 4 (10.00%) HTML5
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
4 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.50%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Unix
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Data Architecture
3 11 (27.50%) Open Source
4 10 (25.00%) DevOps
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
5 9 (22.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 7 (17.50%) Information Security
8 6 (15.00%) Analytics
9 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.50%) Data Strategy
9 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) SFIA
9 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 4 (10.00%) Microservices
10 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Python
4 6 (15.00%) Ruby
5 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CISSP
1 3 (7.50%) IISP
2 2 (5.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (5.00%) CCSP
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) ISSAP
2 2 (5.00%) ISSEP
2 2 (5.00%) SSCP
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.50%) CITP
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) MBCS
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (10.00%) Terminal Server
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.00%) XenApp
1 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (10.00%) XenServer
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) CA
2 4 (10.00%) Citrix
2 4 (10.00%) Informatica
2 4 (10.00%) Ivanti
2 4 (10.00%) Tableau
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 2 (5.00%) hybris
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.50%) Adobe
5 1 (2.50%) Google
5 1 (2.50%) Pega