Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 622 779 788
Rank change year-on-year +157 +9 -34
Contract jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect 71 99 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.53% 1.52% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 72 62
Median daily rate £568 £426 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.43% -11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £475 £316 £363
90th Percentile £700 £648 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £559 £438 £480
% change year-on-year +27.82% -8.85% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 4,628 6,524 7,329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.49% 6.73% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,755 3,918 4,300
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 93 95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -26.87%
10th Percentile £15.48 £11.25 £9.98
90th Percentile £48.38 £64.55 £52.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +75.00% -37.45%

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 6 April 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 14 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 6 April 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 +144 62 £573 +30.56% 6
UK excluding London +106 44 £559 +27.82% 3
London +151 23 £650 +46.56% 3
North of England +79 12 £568 +4.29% 1
Midlands +68 12 £568 -21.60%
South East +68 12 £675 +88.81% 2
North West - 8 £568 -
East Midlands - 7 £547 -
West Midlands +54 5 £650 -10.34%
Scotland +26 5 £520 +46.48%
South West +26 4 £569 -0.66%
Yorkshire - 4 £550 - 1
Wales +24 2 £515 -10.43%
Work from Home +12 2 £586 +225.56%

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 69 (97.18%) Sparx
2 29 (40.85%) Data Modelling
3 25 (35.21%) TOGAF
4 22 (30.99%) Azure
5 19 (26.76%) Oracle
6 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
7 17 (23.94%) AWS
8 16 (22.54%) Migration
8 16 (22.54%) UML
9 15 (21.13%) Data Architecture
9 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
10 14 (19.72%) IBM
11 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (16.90%) SOA
13 11 (15.49%) JSON
13 11 (15.49%) Microservices
14 10 (14.08%) JIRA
14 10 (14.08%) SysML
14 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
15 9 (12.68%) HP
15 9 (12.68%) Cisco
15 9 (12.68%) CRM
15 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (12.68%) DoDAF
15 9 (12.68%) Data Migration
15 9 (12.68%) Finance
15 9 (12.68%) ArchiMate
15 9 (12.68%) HP Helion
15 9 (12.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (12.68%) Public Cloud

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 8 (11.27%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) Camunda
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle CRM
2 4 (5.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.99%) Azure
2 17 (23.94%) AWS
3 9 (12.68%) HP Helion
3 9 (12.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (9.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (8.45%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (7.04%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (7.04%) Power Platform
6 5 (7.04%) PowerApps
7 4 (5.63%) SaaS
8 2 (2.82%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.82%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.82%) GCP
8 2 (2.82%) IaaS
8 2 (2.82%) PaaS
8 2 (2.82%) Serverless
9 1 (1.41%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (1.41%) iPaaS
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.27%) Data Lake
2 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.63%) Big Data
4 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.63%) Power BI
4 4 (5.63%) SAP BW
5 3 (4.23%) MySQL
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (2.82%) Parquet
6 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.82%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.41%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) JIRA
2 8 (11.27%) MagicDraw
3 7 (9.86%) GitLab
4 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.04%) Artifactory
5 5 (7.04%) Selenium
5 5 (7.04%) SonarQube
6 4 (5.63%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (2.82%) ERwin
8 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.41%) ER Studio
8 1 (1.41%) Hudson
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
1 9 (12.68%) Public Sector
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Police
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (61.97%) Architect
2 18 (25.35%) Data Architect
3 8 (11.27%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.86%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Integration Architect
7 4 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Data Modeller
8 3 (4.23%) ERP Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Business Process Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Hadoop Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Process Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) JSON
2 7 (9.86%) XML
3 5 (7.04%) REST
3 5 (7.04%) Swagger
4 4 (5.63%) JMS
4 4 (5.63%) JSON Schema
4 4 (5.63%) Middleware
4 4 (5.63%) SOAP
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
4 4 (5.63%) WSDL
4 4 (5.63%) XSD
5 3 (4.23%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.82%) Node.js
6 2 (2.82%) OAuth
6 2 (2.82%) OpenID
6 2 (2.82%) Spring
6 2 (2.82%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.41%) MLlib
7 1 (1.41%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Public Cloud
1 9 (12.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 4 (5.63%) Semantic Web
3 3 (4.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.82%) TM Forum
4 2 (2.82%) YubiKey
5 1 (1.41%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.41%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) CentOS
4 1 (1.41%) Debian
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Data Modelling
2 25 (35.21%) TOGAF
3 16 (22.54%) Migration
3 16 (22.54%) UML
4 15 (21.13%) Data Architecture
5 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.90%) SOA
7 11 (15.49%) Microservices
8 10 (14.08%) SysML
9 9 (12.68%) ArchiMate
9 9 (12.68%) CRM
9 9 (12.68%) Data Migration
9 9 (12.68%) DoDAF
10 8 (11.27%) DevOps
10 8 (11.27%) ETL
10 8 (11.27%) MODAF
11 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (9.86%) Data Governance
11 7 (9.86%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Java
3 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.23%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.82%) SHACL
4 2 (2.82%) SPARQL
4 2 (2.82%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.41%) R
5 1 (1.41%) Scala
5 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (5.63%) AWS Certification
4 4 (5.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Terraform
2 5 (7.04%) Ansible
2 5 (7.04%) Consul
3 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 69 (97.18%) Sparx
2 19 (26.76%) Oracle
3 14 (19.72%) IBM
4 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.68%) Cisco
5 9 (12.68%) HP
6 5 (7.04%) Ab Initio
6 5 (7.04%) SAP
6 5 (7.04%) Splunk
7 4 (5.63%) Software AG
7 4 (5.63%) webMethods
8 2 (2.82%) Informatica
8 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.82%) Talend
9 1 (1.41%) Axway
9 1 (1.41%) CA
9 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.41%) Embarcadero
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com