The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Architecture
Rank 110 122 126
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.039% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.051% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £345 £575 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +39.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £575 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £575 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £460 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.97% +22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-27.14% -
Software Architecture
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1848 1966 1887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.21% 76.29% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 1124 934
Median daily rate £415 £390 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 72 21
Median hourly rate £19.61 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.46% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Architecture as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Architecture across the Berkshire region.

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture across the Berkshire region.

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Architecture
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Architecture within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 3 £345 -
Reading +13 2 - -
Software Architecture
South East

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Architecture also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Software Architecture.

1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) MSI
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) ThinApp
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Human Factors
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (11.11%) gulp
General
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) MSI Packager
3 1 (11.11%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 3 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (11.11%) Human Factors
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe