Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 14 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 66 57 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.19% 6.55% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 6.84% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 54
South Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £610 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.46% +12.18% +8.75%
10th Percentile £513 £450 £472
90th Percentile £750 £755 £696
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 869 833 1,169
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 95.75% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 474 779
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.12% +3.35%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £232
90th Percentile £550 £588 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 58
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £9.91 £11.90 £10.35
90th Percentile £32.00 £39.98 £34.97
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +3.33% +9.09% +1.14%

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 December 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 14 December 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 +3 53 £625 +2.46% 9
Doncaster +4 5 £538 -6.52% 1
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) Finance
3 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (22.73%) Java
5 12 (18.18%) SQL
5 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (16.67%) SOAP
6 11 (16.67%) Banking
6 11 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (15.15%) Data Modelling
8 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (13.64%) Threat Modelling
8 9 (13.64%) SOA
9 8 (12.12%) SAS
9 8 (12.12%) Linux
9 8 (12.12%) Oracle
9 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.12%) Spring
9 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (12.12%) Public Cloud
9 8 (12.12%) REST
10 7 (10.61%) Ansible
10 7 (10.61%) Docker
10 7 (10.61%) Ruby
11 6 (9.09%) Web Services
11 6 (9.09%) Windows
11 6 (9.09%) IBM
11 6 (9.09%) Microservices
11 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot

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 (12.12%) SAS
2 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.03%) Alfresco
3 2 (3.03%) Documentum
3 2 (3.03%) Drupal
3 2 (3.03%) FileNet
3 2 (3.03%) Liferay
3 2 (3.03%) LiveCycle
3 2 (3.03%) LiveLink
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.09%) SaaS
3 5 (7.58%) IaaS
3 5 (7.58%) PaaS
4 4 (6.06%) GitHub
5 3 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) LAN
2 4 (6.06%) NAS
2 4 (6.06%) SAN
2 4 (6.06%) WAN
3 3 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.52%) Multicast
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.06%) MySQL
4 3 (4.55%) Big Data
4 3 (4.55%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.03%) HBase
5 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.03%) Pentaho
5 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.03%) SQLite
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.55%) ERwin
5 2 (3.03%) Ant
5 2 (3.03%) Subversion
5 2 (3.03%) Xcode
6 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) SOAP
2 8 (12.12%) REST
2 8 (12.12%) Spring
3 6 (9.09%) Spring Boot
3 6 (9.09%) Web Services
4 5 (7.58%) HTML
4 5 (7.58%) XML
5 4 (6.06%) CSS
5 4 (6.06%) Middleware
5 4 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (4.55%) XSLT
7 2 (3.03%) .NET
7 2 (3.03%) Apache Flex
7 2 (3.03%) Dojo
7 2 (3.03%) Java EE
7 2 (3.03%) JSR 170
7 2 (3.03%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.03%) Play Framework
7 2 (3.03%) React
7 2 (3.03%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.06%) DataPower
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Clustering
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) iSeries
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Social Media
5 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 5 (7.58%) Solaris
4 4 (6.06%) Unix
5 2 (3.03%) Android
5 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (15.15%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.64%) SOA
5 9 (13.64%) Threat Modelling
6 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 6 (9.09%) Microservices
7 6 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.58%) Data Architecture
8 5 (7.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (7.58%) ERP
8 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 5 (7.58%) Open Source
8 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (6.06%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) Java
2 12 (18.18%) SQL
3 7 (10.61%) Ruby
4 6 (9.09%) Java 8
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) Python
7 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.03%) Scala
7 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) CCNA
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.55%) PMO
2 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) NFS
2 4 (6.06%) SRDF
2 4 (6.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Xen
3 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) Ansible
2 6 (9.09%) Puppet
3 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) IBM
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco
3 5 (7.58%) VMware
4 4 (6.06%) EMC
4 4 (6.06%) MuleSoft
4 4 (6.06%) NetApp
5 3 (4.55%) Google
6 2 (3.03%) Adobe
6 2 (3.03%) CA
6 2 (3.03%) Citrix
6 2 (3.03%) FatWire
6 2 (3.03%) Informatica
6 2 (3.03%) Interwoven
6 2 (3.03%) JDA
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.03%) OpenText
6 2 (3.03%) Splunk
6 2 (3.03%) Vignette
6 2 (3.03%) Xerox