Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 468 678 826
Rank change year-on-year +210 +148 -23
Contract jobs citing Sparx Enterprise Architect 64 127 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.064%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.83% 2.10% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 77 44
Median daily rate £488 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £363 £322 £338
90th Percentile £614 £693 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.70% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 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 £48.42 -
% change year-on-year +3.26% - -

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 2,258 6,042 6,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.98% 7.17% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,323 3,620 3,726
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £653 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -1.84% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 87 80
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +24.00% +0.68%
10th Percentile £19.90 £12.87 £11.62
90th Percentile £62.03 £63.75 £60.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +55.56% -2.17%

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 October 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 11 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 October 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 +210 61 £488 -11.36% 6
London +175 34 £520 -13.33% 5
UK excluding London +212 25 £488 +8.33% 1
Work from Home -84 24 £488 -25.00% 2
South West +102 13 £450 -7.22% 1
South East +159 5 £500 +56.25%
Midlands +80 5 £475 -26.92%
West Midlands +56 5 £475 -26.92%
North of England +117 2 £575 +4.55%
North West +80 1 £575 +4.55%
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 64 (100.00%) Sparx
2 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Data Modelling
3 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (34.38%) SC Cleared
4 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
5 19 (29.69%) Finance
5 19 (29.69%) UML
6 18 (28.13%) Public Sector
7 17 (26.56%) Scrum
7 17 (26.56%) JIRA
8 16 (25.00%) Data Architecture
8 16 (25.00%) TOGAF
9 15 (23.44%) SQL
9 15 (23.44%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
12 12 (18.75%) MySQL
12 12 (18.75%) Oracle
12 12 (18.75%) Azure
12 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
13 11 (17.19%) Eclipse
13 11 (17.19%) Project Management
14 10 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (15.63%) Reverse Engineering
14 10 (15.63%) Use Case
14 10 (15.63%) Analytics
14 10 (15.63%) Systems Engineering
15 9 (14.06%) Architecture Roadmap
15 9 (14.06%) NIST

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 6 (9.38%) Confluence
1 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.81%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.81%) JBoss
2 5 (7.81%) Jetty
2 5 (7.81%) MQSeries
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (7.81%) Papyrus
2 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Fuse
2 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.75%) Azure
2 8 (12.50%) AWS
3 3 (4.69%) Office 365
4 2 (3.13%) GitHub
5 1 (1.56%) GCP
5 1 (1.56%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.81%) SSH
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) MySQL
2 10 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.38%) Big Data
5 6 (9.38%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
6 5 (7.81%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (7.81%) MariaDB
6 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
7 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.13%) Neo4j
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.56%) DataStage
9 1 (1.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) JIRA
2 11 (17.19%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.81%) Ant
3 5 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (7.81%) ClearCase
3 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.81%) FishEye
3 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.81%) Gradle
3 5 (7.81%) Hudson
3 5 (7.81%) IntelliJ
3 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.81%) Leiningen
3 5 (7.81%) Maven
3 5 (7.81%) Mercurial
3 5 (7.81%) Poseidon for UML
3 5 (7.81%) Selenium
3 5 (7.81%) Subversion
3 5 (7.81%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 18 (28.13%) Public Sector
3 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 7 (10.94%) Electronics
4 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
4 7 (10.94%) Marketing
5 4 (6.25%) Banking
6 2 (3.13%) Law
6 2 (3.13%) Retail
7 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 49 (76.56%) Architect
2 21 (32.81%) Data Architect
3 14 (21.88%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (15.63%) Data Modeller
5 9 (14.06%) Security Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Security Technical Architect
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Information Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Azure Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Business Process Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Integration Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (1.56%) IT Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) XML
2 8 (12.50%) Spring
3 7 (10.94%) JMS
3 7 (10.94%) JSON
3 7 (10.94%) REST
4 6 (9.38%) Spring Boot
5 5 (7.81%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (7.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (7.81%) Apache Camel
5 5 (7.81%) GWT
5 5 (7.81%) Hibernate
5 5 (7.81%) HTML
5 5 (7.81%) HTML5
5 5 (7.81%) jQuery
5 5 (7.81%) MSMQ
5 5 (7.81%) Node.js
5 5 (7.81%) Play Framework
5 5 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (7.81%) React
5 5 (7.81%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.81%) Derivative
3 5 (7.81%) User Experience
4 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Android
1 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
1 5 (7.81%) CentOS
1 5 (7.81%) Debian
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
1 5 (7.81%) Mac OS X
1 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (43.75%) Data Modelling
2 19 (29.69%) UML
3 17 (26.56%) Scrum
4 16 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 16 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 15 (23.44%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (21.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
8 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 11 (17.19%) Project Management
10 10 (15.63%) Analytics
10 10 (15.63%) Reverse Engineering
10 10 (15.63%) Systems Engineering
10 10 (15.63%) Use Case
11 9 (14.06%) ArchiMate
11 9 (14.06%) Architecture Roadmap
11 9 (14.06%) Conceptual Models
11 9 (14.06%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (14.06%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) Java
3 6 (9.38%) C++
3 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.81%) Clojure
4 5 (7.81%) ClojureScript
4 5 (7.81%) Groovy
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.81%) Perl
4 5 (7.81%) Python
4 5 (7.81%) Ruby
4 5 (7.81%) Scala
4 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.25%) VBA
6 3 (4.69%) R
7 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) SC Cleared
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (3.13%) CISM
4 2 (3.13%) CISSP
4 2 (3.13%) CRISC
5 1 (1.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) NIST
2 8 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.69%) QA
4 2 (3.13%) GDPR
4 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.56%) PMO
5 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Puppet
1 5 (7.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Sparx
2 12 (18.75%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.94%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (10.94%) SAP
5 6 (9.38%) Hortonworks
6 5 (7.81%) Axway
6 5 (7.81%) BiZZdesign
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco
6 5 (7.81%) Cloudera
6 5 (7.81%) IBM
6 5 (7.81%) MuleSoft
6 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (7.81%) Remedy
6 5 (7.81%) Sybase
7 2 (3.13%) Software AG
8 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.56%) CA
8 1 (1.56%) Informatica
8 1 (1.56%) Pegasus