Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 14 August 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 25 12
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +18
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 83 55 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.69% 6.69% 11.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.15% 7.00% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 80
South Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +0.48%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £461
90th Percentile £649 £755 £775
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £545 £525
% change year-on-year -3.67% +3.81% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00

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 907 786 1,000
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.62% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 440 694
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £230 £185 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 23 36
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.53 £13.00 £13.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.85% -6.14% +10.80%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £22.80 £31.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.81 £13.00 £13.39
% change year-on-year +29.31% -2.91% +3.00%

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 14 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Architect in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 August 2018. 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 +7 56 £525 -12.50% 5
Doncaster - 6 £521 -
Barnsley - 2 £450 -
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.73%) Java
3 26 (31.33%) Finance
4 20 (24.10%) SOAP
4 20 (24.10%) Enterprise Architecture
5 19 (22.89%) Web Services
6 18 (21.69%) Spring
6 18 (21.69%) REST
7 17 (20.48%) Docker
7 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (20.48%) SOA
8 15 (18.07%) Microservices
9 14 (16.87%) Ansible
9 14 (16.87%) Kubernetes
9 14 (16.87%) Java 8
10 13 (15.66%) Spring Boot
10 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
10 13 (15.66%) Puppet
11 12 (14.46%) Windows
11 12 (14.46%) IBM
12 10 (12.05%) Data Modelling
12 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (10.84%) Migration
14 8 (9.64%) Ruby
14 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
14 8 (9.64%) CSS
14 8 (9.64%) DataPower
14 8 (9.64%) Git (software)

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 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.43%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (4.82%) Alfresco
3 4 (4.82%) Documentum
3 4 (4.82%) Drupal
3 4 (4.82%) FileNet
3 4 (4.82%) Liferay
3 4 (4.82%) LiveCycle
3 4 (4.82%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.43%) SaaS
3 6 (7.23%) IaaS
4 5 (6.02%) PaaS
5 4 (4.82%) GitHub
5 4 (4.82%) Office 365
6 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.61%) Firewall
2 3 (3.61%) SSL
3 2 (2.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.20%) 4G
4 1 (1.20%) IPsec
4 1 (1.20%) LAN
4 1 (1.20%) MPLS
4 1 (1.20%) Multicast
4 1 (1.20%) NAS
4 1 (1.20%) Skype
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.61%) SQLite
5 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.20%) Big Data
6 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.20%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.20%) DTS
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.20%) HBase
6 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.20%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
2 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.02%) Subversion
4 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.61%) Ant
5 3 (3.61%) Xcode
6 2 (2.41%) AppScan
7 1 (1.20%) ERwin
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) SOAP
2 19 (22.89%) Web Services
3 18 (21.69%) REST
3 18 (21.69%) Spring
4 13 (15.66%) Spring Boot
5 8 (9.64%) CSS
6 7 (8.43%) JSON
7 5 (6.02%) .NET
7 5 (6.02%) HTML
7 5 (6.02%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (4.82%) Java EE
8 4 (4.82%) jQuery
8 4 (4.82%) JSR 170
8 4 (4.82%) Node.js
8 4 (4.82%) Play Framework
9 3 (3.61%) Apache Flex
9 3 (3.61%) Ext JS
9 3 (3.61%) React
9 3 (3.61%) Sencha Touch
9 3 (3.61%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) DataPower
1 8 (9.64%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) NHS
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) Social Media
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) iSeries
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Android
2 6 (7.23%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Unix
4 3 (3.61%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) Solaris
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.10%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (20.48%) SOA
4 15 (18.07%) Microservices
5 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.05%) Data Modelling
6 10 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (10.84%) Migration
8 8 (9.64%) Data Architecture
9 7 (8.43%) Open Source
10 6 (7.23%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.23%) CRM
11 5 (6.02%) Business Transformation
11 5 (6.02%) ERP
11 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
11 5 (6.02%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 4 (4.82%) DevOps
12 4 (4.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 4 (4.82%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) Java
2 14 (16.87%) Java 8
3 8 (9.64%) Ruby
4 7 (8.43%) SQL
5 4 (4.82%) Scala
6 3 (3.61%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.61%) Python
7 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
1 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) CCNA
2 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.61%) Sun Certification
2 3 (3.61%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (2.41%) CISA
3 2 (2.41%) CISM
3 2 (2.41%) CISSP
3 2 (2.41%) CRISC
3 2 (2.41%) CSSLP
3 2 (2.41%) GIAC
3 2 (2.41%) GSSP-.NET
3 2 (2.41%) GSSP-JAVA
3 2 (2.41%) GWAPT
3 2 (2.41%) ISACA
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) PMO
2 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.20%) KVM
2 1 (1.20%) NFS
2 1 (1.20%) SRDF
2 1 (1.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) Ansible
1 14 (16.87%) Kubernetes
2 13 (15.66%) Puppet
3 3 (3.61%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.41%) Nessus
4 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) IBM
2 7 (8.43%) Sitecore
3 5 (6.02%) Cisco
4 4 (4.82%) Adobe
4 4 (4.82%) FatWire
4 4 (4.82%) Interwoven
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.82%) OpenText
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 4 (4.82%) Vignette
4 4 (4.82%) Xerox
5 3 (3.61%) McAfee
5 3 (3.61%) Sencha
5 3 (3.61%) VMware
6 2 (2.41%) F5
6 2 (2.41%) Juniper
7 1 (1.20%) CA
7 1 (1.20%) Informatica
7 1 (1.20%) NetApp
7 1 (1.20%) Veritas