Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 28 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 38 39 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 6.41% 6.21% 8.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.77% 6.51% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 54
Sheffield median daily rate £525 £610 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.93% +16.19% -
10th Percentile £413 £448 £463
90th Percentile £675 £755 £728
South Yorkshire median daily rate £538 £610 £525
% change year-on-year -11.89% +16.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £66.67 - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.67 - -

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 561 599 830
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.60% 95.38% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 330 578
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £195 £169 £271
90th Percentile £538 £586 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £409
% change year-on-year -2.44% +0.31% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 21
Sheffield median hourly rate £15.21 £18.90 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% +45.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £9.45 £12.05 £8.50
90th Percentile £27.44 £38.28 £34.95
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.85% +18.96%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (31.58%) Java
4 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.42%) SQL
6 7 (18.42%) SOAP
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (15.79%) Public Cloud
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle
7 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.16%) .NET
8 5 (13.16%) XML
8 5 (13.16%) Windows
8 5 (13.16%) ERP
8 5 (13.16%) Retail
8 5 (13.16%) Spring
8 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 5 (13.16%) SaaS
8 5 (13.16%) REST
9 4 (10.53%) PaaS
9 4 (10.53%) Liferay
9 4 (10.53%) LiveCycle
9 4 (10.53%) JSR 170
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.53%) Alfresco
9 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
9 4 (10.53%) Xerox
9 4 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (10.53%) IaaS

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 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (10.53%) Alfresco
1 4 (10.53%) Documentum
1 4 (10.53%) Drupal
1 4 (10.53%) FileNet
1 4 (10.53%) Liferay
1 4 (10.53%) LiveCycle
1 4 (10.53%) LiveLink
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) SaaS
3 4 (10.53%) IaaS
3 4 (10.53%) PaaS
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.89%) GitHub
5 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) NAS
1 3 (7.89%) SAN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.63%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.89%) SQLite
4 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.63%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) HBase
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Ant
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (7.89%) Xcode
2 2 (5.26%) AppScan
3 1 (2.63%) ERwin
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) SOAP
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) REST
2 5 (13.16%) Spring
2 5 (13.16%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) CSS
3 4 (10.53%) Java EE
3 4 (10.53%) JSON
3 4 (10.53%) JSR 170
3 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (7.89%) Apache Flex
4 3 (7.89%) Dojo
4 3 (7.89%) Ext JS
4 3 (7.89%) HTML
4 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 3 (7.89%) Middleware
4 3 (7.89%) OpenGL
4 3 (7.89%) Sencha Touch
4 3 (7.89%) WebGL
5 2 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) iSeries
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Android
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.16%) ERP
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) Open Source
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (7.89%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (7.89%) SOA
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.89%) Web Design
7 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) CISA
1 2 (5.26%) CISM
1 2 (5.26%) CISSP
1 2 (5.26%) CRISC
1 2 (5.26%) CSSLP
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) GIAC
1 2 (5.26%) GSSP-.NET
1 2 (5.26%) GSSP-JAVA
1 2 (5.26%) GWAPT
1 2 (5.26%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) NFS
1 3 (7.89%) SRDF
1 3 (7.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) Xen
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Adobe
2 4 (10.53%) FatWire
2 4 (10.53%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) Interwoven
2 4 (10.53%) OpenText
2 4 (10.53%) Sitecore
2 4 (10.53%) Vignette
2 4 (10.53%) Xerox
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) EMC
3 3 (7.89%) MuleSoft
3 3 (7.89%) NetApp
3 3 (7.89%) Sencha
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) JDA
4 2 (5.26%) McAfee
4 2 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau