Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £581 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 33 33
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 57 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.63% 5.03% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.99% 5.27% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 43
South Yorkshire median daily rate £581 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £450 £413 £400
90th Percentile £772 £688 £736
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £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 816 1,062 993
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.33% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 683 699
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £232 £229
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 61
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £15.36 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.86% +18.13% -10.34%
10th Percentile £11.45 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £49.50 £33.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%

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 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily 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 23 February 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 +5 44 £575 +9.52% 10
Doncaster +1 2 £575 +43.30%
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) Finance
4 17 (29.82%) Open Source
5 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 13 (22.81%) Web Services
5 13 (22.81%) Unix
6 12 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 12 (21.05%) TDD
6 12 (21.05%) DevOps
7 11 (19.30%) RESTful
7 11 (19.30%) Ruby
7 11 (19.30%) Linux
7 11 (19.30%) Python
8 10 (17.54%) Mac OS X
8 10 (17.54%) HTML
8 10 (17.54%) CSS
8 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
8 10 (17.54%) React
8 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.79%) Data Architecture
9 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (15.79%) Banking
10 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
10 7 (12.28%) Data Management
10 7 (12.28%) Windows
10 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
10 7 (12.28%) Information Assurance

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 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.26%) SAS
3 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.02%) Office 365
4 2 (3.51%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.75%) GitHub
5 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.75%) OpenDNS
5 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.75%) PaaS
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) DNS
2 4 (7.02%) DHCP
2 4 (7.02%) NetScaler
2 4 (7.02%) SMTP
3 3 (5.26%) HTTP
3 3 (5.26%) SSL
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) SMS
5 1 (1.75%) Network Security
5 1 (1.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.77%) MySQL
3 4 (7.02%) Big Data
3 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (5.26%) Data Lake
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.26%) HBase
4 3 (5.26%) Pentaho
4 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.75%) DTS
6 1 (1.75%) OLAP
6 1 (1.75%) OLTP
6 1 (1.75%) QlikView
6 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) Selenium
3 4 (7.02%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.26%) ERwin
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
6 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) Web Services
2 11 (19.30%) RESTful
3 10 (17.54%) CSS
3 10 (17.54%) HTML
3 10 (17.54%) React
4 6 (10.53%) J2EE
4 6 (10.53%) REST
5 5 (8.77%) Angular 2
5 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.77%) JSP
5 5 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (8.77%) Node.js
5 5 (8.77%) Play Framework
5 5 (8.77%) SOAP
6 4 (7.02%) CSS3
6 4 (7.02%) HTML5
6 4 (7.02%) jQuery
6 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.51%) Spring
8 1 (1.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.51%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) CESG
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Unix
2 11 (19.30%) Linux
3 10 (17.54%) Mac OS X
4 7 (12.28%) Windows
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) Open Source
3 12 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 12 (21.05%) DevOps
3 12 (21.05%) TDD
4 10 (17.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.79%) Data Architecture
5 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (12.28%) Data Management
6 7 (12.28%) Information Assurance
6 7 (12.28%) Mentoring
6 7 (12.28%) TOGAF
7 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.53%) CRM
7 6 (10.53%) Microservices
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
7 6 (10.53%) Web Development
8 5 (8.77%) Information Security
8 5 (8.77%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) Java
2 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.30%) Python
3 11 (19.30%) Ruby
4 5 (8.77%) Scala
5 4 (7.02%) SQL
6 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) MCSD
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
4 1 (1.75%) CITP
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) IISP
4 1 (1.75%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.26%) PSD2
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (7.02%) Terminal Server
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) XenApp
2 4 (7.02%) XenDesktop
2 4 (7.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Citrix
3 4 (7.02%) Google
3 4 (7.02%) IBM
3 4 (7.02%) Ivanti
3 4 (7.02%) Tableau
3 4 (7.02%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) CA
4 3 (5.26%) Informatica
4 3 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.51%) hybris
5 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) SAP