Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sparx Enterprise Architect skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sparx Enterprise Architect over the 6 months to 18 May 2021 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.

Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect
UK
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 610 597 789
Rank change year-on-year -13 +192 +3
Contract jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect 85 49 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.099% 0.081%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.25% 1.31% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 36 55
10th Percentile £495 £510 £320
25th Percentile £620 £525 £373
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £725 £581 £450
Median % change year-on-year +24.89% +29.00% -6.98%
75th Percentile £775 £644 £575
90th Percentile £788 £686 £715
UK excluding London median daily rate £725 £568 £450
% change year-on-year +27.55% +26.31% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 - -

Sparx Enterprise Architect is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,776 3,733 6,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.59% 7.55% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,225 2,302 3,780
10th Percentile £313 £324 £315
25th Percentile £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%
75th Percentile £600 £610 £575
90th Percentile £700 £706 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 54 76
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.06 £11.25
25th Percentile £17.75 £18.25 £14.94
Median hourly rate £36.75 £27.75 £33.71
Median % change year-on-year +32.43% -17.68% +50.09%
75th Percentile £61.14 £47.00 £57.50
90th Percentile £67.95 £52.63 £64.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £35.61
% change year-on-year -16.67% -15.74% +78.03%

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sparx Enterprise Architect as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sparx Enterprise Architect in the UK

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect.

Daily rate trend for Sparx Enterprise Architect in the UK

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sparx Enterprise Architect in the UK

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect.

Hourly rate trend for Sparx Enterprise Architect in the UK

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Sparx Enterprise Architect in the UK

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 18 May 2021. 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
England +12 73 £725 +22.26% 23
London -7 48 £725 +16.00% 4
Work from Home -230 35 £725 +23.72% 6
UK excluding London +41 25 £725 +27.55% 19
South West +51 10 £725 +20.83% 7
North of England +28 7 £725 +29.65% 8
North West +16 6 £725 +27.55% 7
West Midlands +8 4 £725 +11.54%
Midlands -1 4 £725 +27.55% 1
Scotland - 2 £725 -
South East +23 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +23 1 £725 +31.82% 1
East of England - 1 £560 -

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Sparx Enterprise Architect.

1 84 (98.82%) Sparx
2 62 (72.94%) Data Modelling
3 53 (62.35%) Finance
4 37 (43.53%) Public Sector
5 31 (36.47%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (32.94%) Data Architecture
7 26 (30.59%) Digital Marketing
7 26 (30.59%) Programme Management
7 26 (30.59%) Marketing
7 26 (30.59%) SAP
7 26 (30.59%) UML
7 26 (30.59%) Manufacturing
7 26 (30.59%) Electronics
7 26 (30.59%) Telecoms
7 26 (30.59%) Social Skills
8 24 (28.24%) Data Governance
8 24 (28.24%) Metadata Management
8 24 (28.24%) Data Analysis
9 23 (27.06%) Reverse Engineering
9 23 (27.06%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (25.88%) Logical Data Model
10 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (24.71%) Strategic Planning
11 21 (24.71%) Remedy
11 21 (24.71%) Analytics
11 21 (24.71%) Digital Analytics
11 21 (24.71%) Actionable Insight
11 21 (24.71%) Strategic Thinking
12 20 (23.53%) SQL
13 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management

Sparx Enterprise Architect
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (3.53%) SAS
2 2 (2.35%) Apache
2 2 (2.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Azure
2 5 (5.88%) AWS
3 3 (3.53%) PaaS
3 3 (3.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.18%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) iPaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Miro
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) RDBMS
1 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.88%) Data Vault
2 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) Snowflake Schema
4 2 (2.35%) OLAP
4 2 (2.35%) OLTP
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) JIRA
2 3 (3.53%) ERwin
3 2 (2.35%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.35%) Toad
3 2 (2.35%) XMLSpy
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 53 (62.35%) Finance
2 37 (43.53%) Public Sector
3 26 (30.59%) Electronics
3 26 (30.59%) Manufacturing
3 26 (30.59%) Marketing
3 26 (30.59%) Social Skills
3 26 (30.59%) Telecoms
4 23 (27.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.35%) Local Government
6 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Avionics
7 1 (1.18%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (1.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 68 (80.00%) Architect
2 46 (54.12%) Data Architect
3 32 (37.65%) Data Modeller
4 7 (8.24%) Security Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Lead Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Lead Data Architect
6 5 (5.88%) Finance Modeller
7 4 (4.71%) Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Security Technical Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.35%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Information Architect
9 2 (2.35%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) JSON
1 14 (16.47%) XML
2 12 (14.12%) GraphQL
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (2.35%) REST
3 2 (2.35%) RESTful
3 2 (2.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.18%) .NET
4 1 (1.18%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.18%) MFC
4 1 (1.18%) React
4 1 (1.18%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Reference Data
2 7 (8.24%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.88%) Semantic Web
4 3 (3.53%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.53%) Equities
5 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.94%) Data Modelling
2 31 (36.47%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (32.94%) Data Architecture
4 26 (30.59%) Digital Marketing
4 26 (30.59%) Programme Management
4 26 (30.59%) UML
5 24 (28.24%) Data Analysis
5 24 (28.24%) Data Governance
5 24 (28.24%) Metadata Management
6 23 (27.06%) Reverse Engineering
7 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (25.88%) Logical Data Model
8 21 (24.71%) Actionable Insight
8 21 (24.71%) Analytics
8 21 (24.71%) Digital Analytics
8 21 (24.71%) Strategic Planning
8 21 (24.71%) Strategic Thinking
9 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (17.65%) TOGAF
10 14 (16.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.53%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) SHACL
2 5 (5.88%) SPARQL
3 3 (3.53%) Python
3 3 (3.53%) R
4 2 (2.35%) C
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) C++
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.06%) NIST
3 3 (3.53%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) Def Stans
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 84 (98.82%) Sparx
2 26 (30.59%) SAP
3 21 (24.71%) Remedy
4 7 (8.24%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.88%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.53%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.53%) Google
6 3 (3.53%) Informatica
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle
7 2 (2.35%) BiZZdesign
8 1 (1.18%) PTC