The table below looks at the statistics for Software Architecture skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Architecture over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Architecture
Rank 72 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Architecture 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.42% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £273
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+55.17% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
Software Architecture
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
704 444 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.56% 71.50% 65.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 308 309
Average daily rate £400 £373 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% +2.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 27
Average hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.17% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.45 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

Software Architecture
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Software Architecture Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Architecture
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Software Architecture Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Architecture
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Software Architecture Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Architecture
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) MPEG
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) DRM
2 2 (50.00%) DTV
2 2 (50.00%) DVB
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) DLNA
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

Software Architecture
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) DVB
1 2 (50.00%) DLNA
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSL
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) XUL
2 1 (25.00%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) MPEG
1 2 (50.00%) DTV
1 2 (50.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) iDTV
2 1 (25.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) DRM
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
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