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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 717 617 595
Rank change year-on-year -100 -22 +216
Contract jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect 118 86 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.089%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.29% 2.20% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 61 32
10th Percentile £525 £495 £508
25th Percentile £563 £588 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £725 £581
Median % change year-on-year -6.90% +24.89% +29.00%
75th Percentile £738 £775 £645
90th Percentile £859 £788 £687
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £725 £568
% change year-on-year -6.90% +27.55% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
10th Percentile £51.93 £35.20 -
25th Percentile £55.21 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate £58.98 £40.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +47.44% - -
75th Percentile £65.00 £54.00 -
90th Percentile £65.30 £62.40 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £56.90 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.24% - -

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 5,154 3,902 3,554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.84% 6.59% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,164 2,303 2,199
10th Percentile £380 £313 £319
25th Percentile £463 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
75th Percentile £656 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £700 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 49
10th Percentile £15.67 £13.50 £13.04
25th Percentile £20.98 £17.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate £29.25 £36.00 £28.50
Median % change year-on-year -18.76% +26.32% -12.31%
75th Percentile £52.44 £58.75 £47.25
90th Percentile £62.25 £67.80 £54.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% -7.69%

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 May 2022.

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 27 May 2022.

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 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -95 105 £675 -6.90% 6
London -96 60 £670 -7.59% 3
Work from Home -122 48 £676 -6.76% 1
UK excluding London -52 46 £675 -6.90% 3
South West -25 14 £618 -14.83% 2
West Midlands -28 14 £675 -6.90%
Midlands -32 14 £675 -6.90%
North West -34 10 £676 -6.76% 1
North of England -41 10 £676 -6.76% 1
Scotland -7 3 - -
East of England -26 3 £550 -1.79%
Northern Ireland - 2 £550 -
South East - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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.

1 108 (91.53%) Sparx
2 68 (57.63%) Data Modelling
3 53 (44.92%) Social Skills
4 51 (43.22%) TOGAF
5 38 (32.20%) Agile
5 38 (32.20%) Data Architecture
6 36 (30.51%) Finance
7 35 (29.66%) Security Cleared
8 34 (28.81%) UML
9 33 (27.97%) ArchiMate
10 30 (25.42%) SC Cleared
11 28 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (22.03%) TOGAF Certification
13 24 (20.34%) Data Analysis
14 21 (17.80%) Relational Database
14 21 (17.80%) Logical Data Model
15 19 (16.10%) Physical Data Model
15 19 (16.10%) ERwin
16 18 (15.25%) Public Sector
17 15 (12.71%) Metadata
17 15 (12.71%) Scrum
18 14 (11.86%) Data Integration
19 13 (11.02%) Oracle
19 13 (11.02%) MS Visio
19 13 (11.02%) Data Management
19 13 (11.02%) QA
20 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
20 12 (10.17%) SQL
20 12 (10.17%) Analytics

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 5 (4.24%) Confluence
2 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.47%) AWS
2 8 (6.78%) Snowflake
3 4 (3.39%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.54%) Azure
4 3 (2.54%) Collibra
5 2 (1.69%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.85%) GCP
6 1 (0.85%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.80%) Relational Database
2 15 (12.71%) Metadata
3 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (9.32%) Big Data
4 11 (9.32%) Data Lake
5 8 (6.78%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.24%) Metadata Repository
6 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.39%) Power BI
7 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.69%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.85%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.85%) MySQL
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.85%) StreamInsight
9 1 (0.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 19 (16.10%) ERwin
2 6 (5.08%) JIRA
3 5 (4.24%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.54%) NUnit
4 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.69%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 53 (44.92%) Social Skills
2 36 (30.51%) Finance
3 26 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (15.25%) Public Sector
5 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.54%) Law
6 3 (2.54%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.69%) Electronics
7 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.69%) Marketing
7 2 (1.69%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.69%) Retail
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.85%) Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Military
8 1 (0.85%) Police
Job Titles
1 72 (61.02%) Architect
2 33 (27.97%) Data Architect
3 27 (22.88%) Data Modeller
4 14 (11.86%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.32%) Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Data Analyst
5 11 (9.32%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.24%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Business Solution Architect
8 4 (3.39%) Designer
8 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (3.39%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.39%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (3.39%) Telecoms Architect
8 4 (3.39%) Telecoms Designer
9 3 (2.54%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (1.69%) Security Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) JSON
2 6 (5.08%) Velocity
3 4 (3.39%) .NET
4 3 (2.54%) .NET Core
4 3 (2.54%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.54%) Entity Framework
4 3 (2.54%) GraphQL
4 3 (2.54%) REST
4 3 (2.54%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) Spring
5 2 (1.69%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.69%) Vue.js
6 1 (0.85%) ADO
6 1 (0.85%) Kafka
6 1 (0.85%) MFC
6 1 (0.85%) OpenCV
6 1 (0.85%) Pandas
6 1 (0.85%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.85%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Reference Data
2 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.08%) User Experience
3 5 (4.24%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.24%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.69%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.63%) Data Modelling
2 51 (43.22%) TOGAF
3 38 (32.20%) Agile
3 38 (32.20%) Data Architecture
4 34 (28.81%) UML
5 33 (27.97%) ArchiMate
6 28 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (20.34%) Data Analysis
8 21 (17.80%) Logical Data Model
9 19 (16.10%) Physical Data Model
10 15 (12.71%) Scrum
11 14 (11.86%) Data Integration
12 13 (11.02%) Data Management
13 12 (10.17%) Analytics
13 12 (10.17%) Architecture Roadmap
13 12 (10.17%) IT Strategy
14 11 (9.32%) Master Data Management
14 11 (9.32%) Project Delivery
14 11 (9.32%) Waterfall
14 11 (9.32%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.17%) SQL
2 4 (3.39%) C#
3 3 (2.54%) Java
3 3 (2.54%) R
4 2 (1.69%) C
4 2 (1.69%) C++
4 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.69%) Python
4 2 (1.69%) SHACL
4 2 (1.69%) SPARQL
4 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.85%) VC++
5 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (29.66%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.42%) SC Cleared
3 26 (22.03%) TOGAF Certification
4 10 (8.47%) Degree
5 3 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.85%) MBA
6 1 (0.85%) MBCS
6 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.39%) IFRS
2 4 (3.39%) IFRS 17
2 4 (3.39%) NIST
3 3 (2.54%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.85%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 108 (91.53%) Sparx
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle
3 7 (5.93%) Workday
4 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.39%) SAP
5 3 (2.54%) Okta
5 3 (2.54%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.69%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (1.69%) Casewise
6 2 (1.69%) Civica
6 2 (1.69%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.69%) Software AG
7 1 (0.85%) Google
7 1 (0.85%) IDERA
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.85%) Netezza
7 1 (0.85%) Refinitiv
7 1 (0.85%) Remedy
7 1 (0.85%) Teradata