Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Architect was £775 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 6 months to 16 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.

Lead Architect
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 60 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Architect 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.17% 0.95% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 1.00% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 4
Sheffield median daily rate £775 £610 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.05% -4.31% -8.93%
10th Percentile £763 £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 565 601 830
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 95.40% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 332 578
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £197 £170 £271
90th Percentile £538 £585 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £409
% change year-on-year -2.44% +0.31% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 21
Sheffield median hourly rate £16.93 £18.90 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.45% +45.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £9.48 £12.05 £8.50
90th Percentile £27.43 £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%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation

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 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Metadata Management
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SFIA
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau