Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £775 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.

Lead Architect
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 60 75
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.36% 0.74% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.77% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 4
Sheffield median daily rate £775 £610 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.05% -4.31% -8.93%
10th Percentile £635 £605 £461
90th Percentile £788 £755 £704
South Yorkshire median daily rate £775 £610 £638
% change year-on-year +27.05% -4.31% -8.93%
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%

Lead Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings that featured Lead Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Architect in Sheffield

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lead Architect in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Architect in Sheffield

Lead Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Architect in Sheffield over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Architect in Sheffield

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Lead 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 Lead Architect in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (22.22%) ERwin
5 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (22.22%) CA
5 2 (22.22%) Informatica
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) SAS
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Security
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive

Lead 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 2 (22.22%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (22.22%) Data Lake
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) HBase
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) Pentaho
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ERwin
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Data Security
5 2 (22.22%) Data Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Metadata Management
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CA
1 2 (22.22%) Informatica
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Tableau