Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an Architect was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 27 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 70 56 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.28% 6.53% 8.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.73% 6.81% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 59
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £429 £411 £413
90th Percentile £750 £678 £775
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £534 £500
% change year-on-year -1.64% +6.75% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 906 822 969
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.18% 95.92% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 490 679
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £254 £199 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 27
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.54 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.93% -3.57% +12.72%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £24.95 £24.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +24.39% -8.93% +7.69%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 51 £550 +4.76% 8
Doncaster +5 2 £550 +37.07% 1
Barnsley - 2 £450 -
Architect
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) Java
3 18 (25.71%) Finance
3 18 (25.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 17 (24.29%) Web Services
5 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (18.57%) Docker
6 12 (17.14%) REST
7 11 (15.71%) Microservices
8 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (14.29%) Open Source
8 10 (14.29%) SOAP
8 10 (14.29%) Windows
8 10 (14.29%) Spring
9 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
10 8 (11.43%) Office 365
10 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
10 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
10 8 (11.43%) Data Architecture
10 8 (11.43%) SOA
10 8 (11.43%) Migration
10 8 (11.43%) Java 8
11 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (10.00%) CRM
11 7 (10.00%) HTML
11 7 (10.00%) CSS
11 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.00%) Puppet
11 7 (10.00%) Spring Boot
11 7 (10.00%) Ansible

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 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.43%) Office 365
3 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.71%) IaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.86%) PaaS
6 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.43%) CloudBees
6 1 (1.43%) GitHub
6 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.43%) OpenDNS
6 1 (1.43%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) SSL
2 4 (5.71%) HTTP
2 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.29%) DNS
4 2 (2.86%) DHCP
4 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.86%) SMS
4 2 (2.86%) SMTP
5 1 (1.43%) 4G
5 1 (1.43%) IPsec
5 1 (1.43%) MPLS
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
5 1 (1.43%) SAN
5 1 (1.43%) Skype
5 1 (1.43%) VoIP
5 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) DTS
1 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.43%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.43%) HBase
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.43%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.43%) QlikView
2 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) AppScan
4 1 (1.43%) ERwin
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) Web Services
2 12 (17.14%) REST
3 10 (14.29%) SOAP
3 10 (14.29%) Spring
4 7 (10.00%) CSS
4 7 (10.00%) HTML
4 7 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 5 (7.14%) JSON
5 5 (7.14%) Node.js
5 5 (7.14%) Play Framework
6 4 (5.71%) React
7 3 (4.29%) RESTful
8 2 (2.86%) .NET
9 1 (1.43%) Ajax
9 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.43%) Django
9 1 (1.43%) HTML5
9 1 (1.43%) J2EE
9 1 (1.43%) jQuery
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.71%) DataPower
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) CESG
5 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Unix
4 4 (5.71%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.29%) Android
5 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (15.71%) Microservices
5 10 (14.29%) Open Source
6 8 (11.43%) Data Architecture
6 8 (11.43%) Migration
6 8 (11.43%) SOA
7 7 (10.00%) CRM
7 7 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.14%) DevOps
9 5 (7.14%) Information Security
9 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.71%) Business Transformation
10 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) Java
2 8 (11.43%) Java 8
3 5 (7.14%) Ruby
3 5 (7.14%) Scala
4 4 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.86%) SQL
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) TOGAF Certification
3 4 (5.71%) Degree
4 3 (4.29%) CISSP
5 2 (2.86%) CCNA
5 2 (2.86%) CCNP
5 2 (2.86%) CISA
5 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.86%) CISM
5 2 (2.86%) CRISC
5 2 (2.86%) CSSLP
5 2 (2.86%) GIAC
5 2 (2.86%) GSSP-.NET
5 2 (2.86%) GSSP-JAVA
5 2 (2.86%) GWAPT
5 2 (2.86%) ISACA
5 2 (2.86%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.43%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) PSD2
2 2 (2.86%) ISO 20022
2 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) GDPR
3 1 (1.43%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Docker
2 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) XenApp
3 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Kubernetes
2 7 (10.00%) Ansible
2 7 (10.00%) Puppet
3 3 (4.29%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.86%) EdgeSight
4 2 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.14%) Sitecore
2 4 (5.71%) IBM
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco
3 3 (4.29%) Google
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) Ivanti
4 2 (2.86%) Tableau
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) CA
5 1 (1.43%) Informatica
5 1 (1.43%) Meraki
5 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) SAP