Period
to 24 May 2019

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 May 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 19 28
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 83 70 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.77% 7.30% 6.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.15% 7.75% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 39
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £451 £429 £411
90th Percentile £661 £750 £678
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £525 £528
% change year-on-year +4.76% -0.47% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 1,019 903 828
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.16% 95.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 555 493
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £230 £257 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £548
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 26
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.54 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.88% +27.56% -1.79%
10th Percentile £8.98 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.25 £24.81
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.86 £12.75
% change year-on-year -2.27% +24.39% -8.93%

Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Architect in South Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Architect in South Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Architect in South Yorkshire

Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Architect in South Yorkshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -1 78 £550 - 11
Doncaster -6 1 £575 +4.55% 2
Architect
Yorkshire

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.12%) Technical Leadership
3 22 (26.51%) Finance
3 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (25.30%) DevOps
5 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
6 19 (22.89%) User Experience
7 18 (21.69%) Service Design
8 17 (20.48%) Node.js
8 17 (20.48%) PaaS
9 16 (19.28%) Software Architecture
10 15 (18.07%) BPSS Clearance
11 14 (16.87%) GitHub
11 14 (16.87%) HTML
11 14 (16.87%) CSS
12 13 (15.66%) Web Development
13 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
13 12 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (14.46%) Decision-Making
14 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (9.64%) Workflow
15 8 (9.64%) Python
15 8 (9.64%) Migration
16 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 7 (8.43%) Java
16 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
16 7 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
16 7 (8.43%) Microservices
16 7 (8.43%) Security Architecture
16 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared

Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (4.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (4.82%) CMS
2 2 (2.41%) CICS
3 1 (1.20%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (20.48%) PaaS
3 14 (16.87%) GitHub
4 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (7.23%) Office 365
5 1 (1.20%) IaaS
5 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Firewall
1 2 (2.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Local Government
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) Node.js
2 14 (16.87%) CSS
2 14 (16.87%) HTML
3 4 (4.82%) React
3 4 (4.82%) Web Services
4 3 (3.61%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.61%) OSGi
4 3 (3.61%) Spring
4 3 (3.61%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.41%) Flask
5 2 (2.41%) JSON
5 2 (2.41%) Kafka
5 2 (2.41%) OAuth
5 2 (2.41%) RESTful
5 2 (2.41%) SAML
6 1 (1.20%) .NET
6 1 (1.20%) Express
6 1 (1.20%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.20%) REST
6 1 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) User Experience
2 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Blog
4 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Linux
2 5 (6.02%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.12%) Technical Leadership
3 21 (25.30%) DevOps
4 18 (21.69%) Service Design
5 16 (19.28%) Software Architecture
6 13 (15.66%) Web Development
7 12 (14.46%) Decision-Making
7 12 (14.46%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (14.46%) TOGAF
8 8 (9.64%) Migration
8 8 (9.64%) Workflow
9 7 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (8.43%) Microservices
9 7 (8.43%) Security Architecture
9 7 (8.43%) Sprint Planning
9 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.02%) Information Security
10 5 (6.02%) SOA
10 5 (6.02%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) Python
2 7 (8.43%) Java
3 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.02%) Ruby
5 2 (2.41%) COBOL
5 2 (2.41%) Scala
6 1 (1.20%) ES6
6 1 (1.20%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.41%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) GDPR
2 5 (6.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) OpenAM
2 2 (2.41%) OpenDJ
3 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Puppet
2 3 (3.61%) Ansible
2 3 (3.61%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Adobe
2 4 (4.82%) Google
2 4 (4.82%) MuleSoft
3 2 (2.41%) Cloudera
3 2 (2.41%) ForgeRock