Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 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.

Architect
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 29 17
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +9
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 60 44 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.02% 5.63% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.33% 5.89% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 57
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £610 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.84% +16.19% -
10th Percentile £421 £450 £463
90th Percentile £735 £755 £719
Yorkshire median daily rate £540 £526 £525
% change year-on-year +2.76% +0.10% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £66.67 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 - £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 819 747 1,042
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 95.52% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 418 713
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £240
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 48
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.85% +18.96%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.83 £9.35
90th Percentile £32.75 £29.90 £38.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.63 £14.10 £13.92
% change year-on-year +10.82% +1.33% +3.57%

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 17 October 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
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 17 October 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 +11 39 £550 -9.84% 18
Doncaster - 6 £525 - 2
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 23 (38.33%) Java
3 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (30.00%) SOAP
5 15 (25.00%) Spring
5 15 (25.00%) REST
6 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (23.33%) SOA
7 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (20.00%) Microservices
8 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (18.33%) SQL
9 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
9 11 (18.33%) Ansible
9 11 (18.33%) Docker
9 11 (18.33%) Kubernetes
10 10 (16.67%) Spring Boot
10 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 10 (16.67%) Puppet
10 10 (16.67%) IBM
10 10 (16.67%) Web Services
10 10 (16.67%) Java 8
11 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (13.33%) Windows
11 8 (13.33%) Public Cloud
11 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (11.67%) Oracle
12 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
13 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (10.00%) Cisco

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 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (6.67%) Alfresco
1 4 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (6.67%) Documentum
1 4 (6.67%) Drupal
1 4 (6.67%) FileNet
1 4 (6.67%) Liferay
1 4 (6.67%) LiveCycle
1 4 (6.67%) LiveLink
1 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) SaaS
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.33%) IaaS
3 5 (8.33%) PaaS
4 4 (6.67%) GitHub
5 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) LAN
2 3 (5.00%) NAS
2 3 (5.00%) SAN
2 3 (5.00%) WAN
3 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.00%) Big Data
5 3 (5.00%) Data Lake
5 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.00%) SQLite
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.33%) HBase
6 2 (3.33%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (5.00%) Ant
3 3 (5.00%) ERwin
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.00%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) Xcode
4 2 (3.33%) AppScan
5 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) SOAP
2 15 (25.00%) REST
2 15 (25.00%) Spring
3 10 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 10 (16.67%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) .NET
4 5 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (8.33%) XML
5 4 (6.67%) CSS
5 4 (6.67%) Java EE
5 4 (6.67%) JSON
5 4 (6.67%) JSR 170
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Flex
6 3 (5.00%) Dojo
6 3 (5.00%) Ext JS
6 3 (5.00%) HTML
6 3 (5.00%) jQuery
6 3 (5.00%) OpenGL
6 3 (5.00%) Sencha Touch
6 3 (5.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Public Cloud
2 6 (10.00%) DataPower
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) iSeries
5 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Android
2 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Solaris
3 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (23.33%) SOA
3 13 (21.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (20.00%) Microservices
4 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
6 8 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (8.33%) ERP
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (6.67%) Data Architecture
9 4 (6.67%) MVC
9 4 (6.67%) Open Source
9 4 (6.67%) SDLC
10 3 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) Java 8
4 5 (8.33%) Ruby
5 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) CCNA
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) CISA
3 2 (3.33%) CISM
3 2 (3.33%) CISSP
3 2 (3.33%) CRISC
3 2 (3.33%) CSSLP
3 2 (3.33%) GIAC
3 2 (3.33%) GSSP-.NET
3 2 (3.33%) GSSP-JAVA
3 2 (3.33%) GWAPT
3 2 (3.33%) ISACA
3 2 (3.33%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PMO
2 3 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.33%) QA
4 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Docker
2 3 (5.00%) NFS
2 3 (5.00%) SRDF
2 3 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Xen
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Ansible
1 11 (18.33%) Kubernetes
2 10 (16.67%) Puppet
3 3 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.33%) Nessus
5 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) IBM
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) Cisco
4 5 (8.33%) VMware
5 4 (6.67%) Adobe
5 4 (6.67%) FatWire
5 4 (6.67%) Interwoven
5 4 (6.67%) OpenText
5 4 (6.67%) Sitecore
5 4 (6.67%) Vignette
5 4 (6.67%) Xerox
6 3 (5.00%) EMC
6 3 (5.00%) McAfee
6 3 (5.00%) MuleSoft
6 3 (5.00%) NetApp
6 3 (5.00%) Sencha
7 2 (3.33%) CA
7 2 (3.33%) Informatica
7 2 (3.33%) JDA
7 2 (3.33%) Juniper