Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 57 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.64% 5.75% 6.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.21% 6.00% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 43
Sheffield median daily rate £625 £610 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.46% +13.49% +4.88%
10th Percentile £472 £450 £425
90th Percentile £788 £713 £688
South Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £610 £531
% change year-on-year +2.46% +14.82% +6.25%
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 619 650 842
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.79% 95.87% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 377 568
Sheffield median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £230 £213 £247
90th Percentile £608 £580 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.06% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 27
Sheffield median hourly rate £14.00 £20.66 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.22% +18.03% +34.62%
10th Percentile £9.06 £13.10 £10.30
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.48 £34.23
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £20.66 £15.72
% change year-on-year -31.01% +31.43% +20.88%

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 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Finance
3 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (19.30%) HTML
6 10 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (15.79%) Threat Modelling
8 8 (14.04%) Web Development
8 8 (14.04%) PaaS
8 8 (14.04%) Node.js
8 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (14.04%) CSS
8 8 (14.04%) Linux
8 8 (14.04%) SAS
8 8 (14.04%) Decision-Making
9 7 (12.28%) DevOps
9 7 (12.28%) Oracle
9 7 (12.28%) Banking
9 7 (12.28%) Software Architecture
9 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
9 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.53%) Information Assurance
10 6 (10.53%) GitHub
10 6 (10.53%) SQL
10 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.53%) Service Design
11 5 (8.77%) Solaris
11 5 (8.77%) Java

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 8 (14.04%) SAS
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.04%) PaaS
3 6 (10.53%) GitHub
4 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.51%) SaaS
6 1 (1.75%) IaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
2 3 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (5.26%) LAN
2 3 (5.26%) NAS
2 3 (5.26%) SAN
2 3 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.26%) Big Data
2 3 (5.26%) Data Lake
2 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.51%) HBase
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) Pentaho
3 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) ERwin
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
2 8 (14.04%) Node.js
3 3 (5.26%) Middleware
3 3 (5.26%) XML
3 3 (5.26%) XSLT
4 2 (3.51%) Play Framework
4 2 (3.51%) React
4 2 (3.51%) REST
4 2 (3.51%) SOAP
5 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Social Media
4 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Solaris
3 4 (7.02%) Unix
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (15.79%) Threat Modelling
5 8 (14.04%) Decision-Making
5 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.04%) Web Development
6 7 (12.28%) DevOps
6 7 (12.28%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (12.28%) Software Architecture
6 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
7 6 (10.53%) Information Assurance
7 6 (10.53%) Service Design
8 5 (8.77%) Data Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 5 (8.77%) Open Source
8 5 (8.77%) Security Architecture
9 3 (5.26%) Benchmarking
9 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) Scala
5 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) NFS
1 3 (5.26%) SRDF
1 3 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.26%) Xen
2 2 (3.51%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) EMC
4 3 (5.26%) Google
4 3 (5.26%) NetApp
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) CA
5 2 (3.51%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.51%) Informatica
5 2 (3.51%) JDA
5 2 (3.51%) Tableau
6 1 (1.75%) hybris
6 1 (1.75%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Splunk