The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Architecture
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.00% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £60.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-47.60% +69.01%
Software Architecture
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37 70 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 74.00% 89.74% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 9
Average daily rate £340 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +28.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Architecture
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Architecture. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft