Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 501 740 781
Rank change year-on-year +239 +41 +7
Contract jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect 45 108 123
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.68% 1.71% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 68 68
Median daily rate £563 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £438 £322 £363
90th Percentile £679 £691 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £568 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +26.31% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £48.42 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.26% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.46 -
% change year-on-year -0.91% - -

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 2,682 6,305 6,680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.81% 6.95% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,581 3,800 3,888
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 78 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +37.76% -26.87%
10th Percentile £20.80 £11.25 £11.67
90th Percentile £50.00 £64.88 £56.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £21.41
% change year-on-year +3.70% +57.64% -43.31%

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 13 August 2020.

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
Top 12 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 13 August 2020. 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 +250 45 £563 +12.50% 8
UK excluding London +202 22 £568 +26.31% 7
London +179 21 £545 -0.91% 1
Midlands +94 10 £525 -27.59% 1
North of England +130 7 £568 +3.35%
East Midlands - 7 £547 -
North West +91 6 £568 +3.35%
Work from Home -26 6 £508 -21.92% 1
South East +163 5 £613 +82.84%
South West +83 3 £625 +31.58% 6
West Midlands +65 3 £475 -34.48% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £625 -

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 45 (100.00%) Sparx
2 22 (48.89%) Azure
2 22 (48.89%) AWS
3 16 (35.56%) TOGAF
4 15 (33.33%) Oracle
4 15 (33.33%) UML
5 14 (31.11%) JIRA
5 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
6 13 (28.89%) Data Modelling
7 12 (26.67%) IBM
7 12 (26.67%) Linux
7 12 (26.67%) Confluence
8 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
8 11 (24.44%) DevOps
8 11 (24.44%) Cisco
9 10 (22.22%) Data Architecture
9 10 (22.22%) Selenium
9 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 9 (20.00%) JSON
10 9 (20.00%) HP Helion
10 9 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (20.00%) Public Cloud
10 9 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 9 (20.00%) Scrum
10 9 (20.00%) DoDAF
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (20.00%) HP
11 8 (17.78%) Finance
12 7 (15.56%) JMS

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 12 (26.67%) Confluence
2 5 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.11%) JBoss
2 5 (11.11%) Jetty
2 5 (11.11%) MQSeries
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Fuse
2 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (48.89%) AWS
1 22 (48.89%) Azure
2 9 (20.00%) HP Helion
2 9 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (8.89%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (8.89%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (8.89%) Power Automate
4 4 (8.89%) Power Platform
4 4 (8.89%) PowerApps
5 3 (6.67%) GCP
6 2 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (4.44%) Azure Functions
6 2 (4.44%) IaaS
6 2 (4.44%) SaaS
6 2 (4.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
1 5 (11.11%) SSH
2 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (13.33%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.89%) Data Lake
4 4 (8.89%) Power BI
4 4 (8.89%) SAP BW
5 3 (6.67%) Big Data
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) BigQuery
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) DataStage
6 1 (2.22%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) QlikView
6 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) JIRA
2 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 10 (22.22%) Selenium
3 7 (15.56%) GitLab
4 5 (11.11%) Ant
4 5 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 5 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.11%) FishEye
4 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.11%) Gradle
4 5 (11.11%) Hudson
4 5 (11.11%) Maven
4 5 (11.11%) Mercurial
4 5 (11.11%) Poseidon for UML
4 5 (11.11%) SonarQube
4 5 (11.11%) Subversion
4 5 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.67%) Police
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Architect
2 15 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 11 (24.44%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (6.67%) ERP Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.22%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Azure Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) JSON
2 7 (15.56%) JMS
2 7 (15.56%) Node.js
2 7 (15.56%) XML
3 6 (13.33%) Spring
4 5 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 5 (11.11%) GWT
4 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 5 (11.11%) HTML
4 5 (11.11%) HTML5
4 5 (11.11%) jQuery
4 5 (11.11%) MSMQ
4 5 (11.11%) Play Framework
4 5 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (11.11%) React
4 5 (11.11%) REST
4 5 (11.11%) STL
5 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Public Cloud
1 9 (20.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 5 (11.11%) Derivative
2 5 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) YubiKey
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Android
3 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.11%) CentOS
3 5 (11.11%) Debian
3 5 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 4 (8.89%) Unix
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) TOGAF
2 15 (33.33%) UML
3 13 (28.89%) Data Modelling
4 11 (24.44%) DevOps
5 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 9 (20.00%) DoDAF
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) Microservices
8 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.33%) ERP
8 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.11%) JVM Tuning
9 5 (11.11%) Kanban
9 5 (11.11%) Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Project Management
9 5 (11.11%) SOA
9 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (11.11%) TDD
9 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
1 7 (15.56%) Python
2 6 (13.33%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.11%) C++
3 5 (11.11%) Clojure
3 5 (11.11%) ClojureScript
3 5 (11.11%) Groovy
3 5 (11.11%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
3 5 (11.11%) Scala
3 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.89%) VBA
5 2 (4.44%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.22%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) AWS Certification
3 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (8.89%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.44%) GDPR
1 2 (4.44%) NIST
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Terraform
2 5 (11.11%) Ansible
2 5 (11.11%) Consul
2 5 (11.11%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Sparx
2 15 (33.33%) Oracle
3 12 (26.67%) IBM
4 11 (24.44%) Cisco
5 9 (20.00%) HP
5 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.33%) Hortonworks
7 5 (11.11%) Axway
7 5 (11.11%) Cloudera
7 5 (11.11%) MuleSoft
7 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.11%) SAP
7 5 (11.11%) Splunk
7 5 (11.11%) Sybase
8 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (4.44%) Software AG
10 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
10 1 (2.22%) CA
10 1 (2.22%) Google
10 1 (2.22%) Informatica