Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Software Architecture
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 61 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.59% 1.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 0
Sheffield median daily rate £435 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.07% - -
South Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £538 -
% change year-on-year -19.07% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Software Architecture is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 578 793 653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 85.13% 81.84% 83.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 537 496
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +16.36%
10th Percentile £275 £289 £251
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.09% +120.00% -19.94%
10th Percentile £16.88 £13.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.49 £48.75 £15.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.00 £13.88
% change year-on-year +4.89% +58.56% -11.76%

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Software Architecture as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in Sheffield

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) React
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
1 4 (100.00%) Angular 2

Software Architecture
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 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Angular 2
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (100.00%) React
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SOLID
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe