Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 491 654 802
Rank change year-on-year +163 +148 +9
Contract jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect 107 92 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.13% 0.088%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.84% 1.77% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 53 60
Median daily rate £725 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.09% +35.29% -11.46%
10th Percentile £421 £436 £312
90th Percentile £788 £700 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £725 £550 £358
% change year-on-year +31.82% +53.85% -23.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £48.42 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £48.42 -
% change year-on-year +8.43% - -

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 2,787 5,187 6,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.51% 7.25% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,640 3,160 3,770
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.74% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 79 84
Median hourly rate £45.50 £24.12 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.64% -25.21% +43.33%
10th Percentile £15.16 £13.88 £11.50
90th Percentile £62.03 £53.75 £66.75
Median hourly rate £49.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% -13.85% +44.44%

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 27 January 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
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 27 January 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 +183 95 £725 +22.26% 14
London +126 54 £775 +26.53% 3
Work from Home -150 53 £725 +23.72%
UK excluding London +142 41 £725 +31.82% 11
South West +92 15 £525 -3.45% 6
North of England +95 10 £725 +31.82% 2
North West +61 8 £725 +26.09% 2
Midlands +55 8 £725 +11.54% 1
West Midlands +41 8 £725 +11.54% 1
South East +119 5 £494 +5.61% 1
Yorkshire +55 2 £725 +31.82%
Scotland +42 2 £725 +39.42%
East of England +67 1 £560 -25.33% 1

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Sparx
2 72 (67.29%) Data Modelling
3 51 (47.66%) Finance
3 51 (47.66%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (47.66%) Public Sector
4 46 (42.99%) Data Architecture
5 44 (41.12%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (38.32%) Data Analysis
7 40 (37.38%) Metadata Management
8 39 (36.45%) Reverse Engineering
9 38 (35.51%) Analytics
9 38 (35.51%) Telecoms
10 37 (34.58%) Electronics
10 37 (34.58%) Manufacturing
10 37 (34.58%) Programme Management
10 37 (34.58%) Marketing
10 37 (34.58%) SAP
10 37 (34.58%) Digital Marketing
11 34 (31.78%) Digital Analytics
11 34 (31.78%) Actionable Insight
12 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
14 30 (28.04%) Data Governance
14 30 (28.04%) Strategic Planning
14 30 (28.04%) Remedy
14 30 (28.04%) Strategic Thinking
15 23 (21.50%) SC Cleared
16 22 (20.56%) Enterprise Architecture
17 21 (19.63%) UML
18 20 (18.69%) JIRA

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 7 (6.54%) Confluence
2 6 (5.61%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.67%) JBoss
3 5 (4.67%) Jetty
3 5 (4.67%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 5 (4.67%) Papyrus
3 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Fuse
3 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.15%) Azure
2 10 (9.35%) AWS
3 3 (2.80%) Office 365
4 2 (1.87%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) SSH
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) MySQL
2 10 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.67%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.67%) MariaDB
5 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.74%) Big Data
6 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.87%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (1.87%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.93%) MS Access
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (18.69%) JIRA
2 11 (10.28%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.67%) Ant
3 5 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (4.67%) ClearCase
3 5 (4.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.67%) FishEye
3 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.67%) Gradle
3 5 (4.67%) Hudson
3 5 (4.67%) IntelliJ
3 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.67%) Leiningen
3 5 (4.67%) Maven
3 5 (4.67%) Mercurial
3 5 (4.67%) Poseidon for UML
3 5 (4.67%) Selenium
3 5 (4.67%) Subversion
3 5 (4.67%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.87%) Rational Rose
General
1 51 (47.66%) Finance
1 51 (47.66%) Public Sector
2 38 (35.51%) Telecoms
3 37 (34.58%) Electronics
3 37 (34.58%) Manufacturing
3 37 (34.58%) Marketing
4 3 (2.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Law
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.93%) Avionics
6 1 (0.93%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Police
Job Titles
1 89 (83.18%) Architect
2 61 (57.01%) Data Architect
3 34 (31.78%) Data Modeller
4 10 (9.35%) Enterprise Architect
4 10 (9.35%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.41%) Technical Architect
6 8 (7.48%) Security Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Lead Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Lead Data Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Security Technical Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.80%) Information Architect
12 2 (1.87%) Data Engineer
12 2 (1.87%) Deployment Engineer
12 2 (1.87%) Developer
12 2 (1.87%) Integration Architect
12 2 (1.87%) Oracle Developer
12 2 (1.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) XML
2 11 (10.28%) JSON
3 7 (6.54%) JMS
3 7 (6.54%) Spring
4 5 (4.67%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (4.67%) Apache Camel
4 5 (4.67%) GWT
4 5 (4.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (4.67%) HTML
4 5 (4.67%) HTML5
4 5 (4.67%) jQuery
4 5 (4.67%) MSMQ
4 5 (4.67%) Node.js
4 5 (4.67%) Play Framework
4 5 (4.67%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (4.67%) React
4 5 (4.67%) STL
5 4 (3.74%) GraphQL
5 4 (3.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (47.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.61%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.67%) Derivative
4 5 (4.67%) User Experience
5 4 (3.74%) Reference Data
5 4 (3.74%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.67%) Android
1 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
1 5 (4.67%) CentOS
1 5 (4.67%) Debian
1 5 (4.67%) Linux
1 5 (4.67%) Mac OS X
1 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (4.67%) Ubuntu
1 5 (4.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (67.29%) Data Modelling
2 46 (42.99%) Data Architecture
3 44 (41.12%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (38.32%) Data Analysis
5 40 (37.38%) Metadata Management
6 39 (36.45%) Reverse Engineering
7 38 (35.51%) Analytics
8 37 (34.58%) Digital Marketing
8 37 (34.58%) Programme Management
9 34 (31.78%) Actionable Insight
9 34 (31.78%) Digital Analytics
10 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (28.04%) Data Governance
11 30 (28.04%) Strategic Planning
11 30 (28.04%) Strategic Thinking
12 22 (20.56%) Enterprise Architecture
13 21 (19.63%) UML
14 16 (14.95%) Scrum
15 14 (13.08%) TOGAF
16 13 (12.15%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.76%) SQL
2 8 (7.48%) Java
3 6 (5.61%) C++
3 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.67%) Clojure
4 5 (4.67%) ClojureScript
4 5 (4.67%) Groovy
4 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.67%) Perl
4 5 (4.67%) Python
4 5 (4.67%) Ruby
4 5 (4.67%) Scala
4 5 (4.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.74%) SHACL
5 4 (3.74%) SPARQL
6 3 (2.80%) VBA
7 2 (1.87%) C
7 2 (1.87%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
2 23 (21.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.35%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.74%) Degree
4 4 (3.74%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.87%) CISM
5 2 (1.87%) CISSP
5 2 (1.87%) CRISC
6 1 (0.93%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.48%) NIST
2 7 (6.54%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.80%) QA
4 2 (1.87%) GDPR
4 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.93%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.93%) PMO
5 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Puppet
1 5 (4.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) Sparx
2 37 (34.58%) SAP
3 30 (28.04%) Remedy
4 12 (11.21%) Oracle
5 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.54%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.67%) Axway
6 5 (4.67%) BiZZdesign
6 5 (4.67%) Cisco
6 5 (4.67%) Cloudera
6 5 (4.67%) Hortonworks
6 5 (4.67%) MuleSoft
6 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.67%) Sybase
7 4 (3.74%) IBM
8 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.87%) Software AG
9 1 (0.93%) Informatica
9 1 (0.93%) Pegasus