The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Software Architecture skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Software Architecture
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 48 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.31% 0.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £488 £445
% change year-on-year -12.56% +9.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £30.68
% change year-on-year +4.37% +30.39%  

Software Architecture is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 272 362 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.44% 83.41% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 272 224
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 11
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.21 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.93% +45.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Architecture
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Architecture in South Yorkshire

Software Architecture
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Architecture in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Architecture in South Yorkshire

Software Architecture
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 Software Architecture within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +8 1 - -
Software Architecture
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Product Management
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Liferay
4 1 (16.67%) OSCache
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Integration
4 1 (16.67%) D3.js
4 1 (16.67%) CQRS
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

Software Architecture
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 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Liferay
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Portal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) D3.js
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) Java SE
2 1 (16.67%) OSCache
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Security
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Product Management
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) CQRS
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) ATG
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP